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HP courts enterprise workloads with 7 new Helion private clouds

HP has eliminated some of the guesswork from cloud procurement by adding seven new preconfigured options to its Helion set of cloud services.

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Verizon warns enterprise cloud users of 48-hour shutdown

Verizon is warning users of its new cloud service to brace for a two-day outage late this week, a move analysts said could harm the company's efforts to compete against cloud rivals.

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Buckle up IT: The enterprise needs you for cloud adoption

For years, people in marketing or HR have been sneaking their apps and data onto the cloud, totally bypassing IT's approval or help. Buckle up, IT, those days are coming to an end.

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Hybrid cloud adoption set for a big boost in 2015

Spurred on by rising enterprise interest in the hybrid cloud, the overall cloud market is likely to see great growth in the coming year.

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Building a private cloud, of sorts, with OwnCloud

You can decide which items you want shared with others, which devices you can access that data on and what apps you want to access that data. Linux know-how is a big plus.

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Speedboats race with the cloud

With the cloud, SilverHook Powerboats can track the company boat's performance during offshore races and keep fans and racing officials updated with animated visualizations in real time.

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iCloud's man-in-the-middle is from China -- and might work for the gub'mint

Certain folks in China may be used to hearing someone breathing when they pick up their phones (party line?), but new reports suggest Apple's iCloud service is susceptible to the same level of protection by Chinese authorities. It's...

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Microsoft goes after Google and Amazon with hybrid cloud push

With a series of cloud announcements on Monday, Microsoft moved to put a stake in the ground with hybrid cloud computing.

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NASA launches massive cloud migration

NASA migrated 65 software applications, including its flagship NASA.gov website to the cloud in 22 weeks, but the space agency is still in the midst of a massive deployment to the cloud.

Hyper-convergence or just hype

It sure is hard to keep up in this fast changing technology world. Hyper-convergence is the latest new buzz word in data center circles. Third platform, Internet of things, object based storage, erasure coded disk, software-defined...

Microsoft ordered to turn over customer data stored in the cloud

Microsoft has been ordered to comply with a U.S. government demand for a customer's emails stored on a company server in Dublin, Ireland.

Enterprises increasingly look to the private cloud

Companies interested in moving to cloud computing are increasingly choosing a private cloud for the increased security and, often, compliance features instead of the public cloud, according to a recent survey.

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The world has changed. Information technology everywhere is the new normal, as almost everyone is connected in some way to the net. Television was the last big thing, but people are now even bypassing television and getting most of...

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How to recover after a cloud computing misstep

Early adopters share their lessons learned on ramping up, scaling back and avoiding disasters in the cloud. Insider (registration required)

Oracle focuses on prepping databases as a service

As it preps Oracle Enterprise Manager to run private clouds, Oracle has released an update to the management software that offers the ability for organizations to offer production-ready databases as a service.

IBM adds OpenStack to its cloud marketplace

To make it easier for users to build their own private and hybrid cloud systems using IBM technology, the company has added its distribution of the OpenStack cloud hosting software to its recently launched online market of products...

HP looks to ease enterprise IT cloud fears

Hewlett-Packard hopes its focus on private clouds -- and its investment of muscle and money in the technology -- can convince enterprise IT executives that it can provide a secure way to enter the fray.

HP makes a case for the private cloud

Hewlett Packard is making the case for private and hybrid clouds in Barcelona this week at its annual HP Discover user conference.

When insiders become outsiders (and other cloud security challenges)

If you've ever been an IT hiring manager, you know the scrutiny that goes into the interview process as you seek to bring trustworthy and effective talent into your organization. (Also, it's a bonus when those potential employees...

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