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5 tips on cloud migration from those who know (with video)

For enterprises considering a move to the cloud, or even in the middle of a move right now, the transition can be daunting. But veterans who've been there can help you steer around the pitfalls.

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Gunning for a bit part, is VMware's public cloud ambition realistic?

Beyond the snarky tweets, there's some validity in VMware's approach. But just how big is its opportunity?

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NTT helps integrate private and public clouds with dedicated connectivity

NTT Communications will provide its enterprise customers with direct private connectivity to Microsoft’s and Amazon Web Services' public clouds through a new service, Multi-Cloud Connect.

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OOPS: Google ''loses'' your cloud data (sky falling; film at 11)

Google is sorry to report it's lost some cloud customers' data. Lightning struck four times near its St. Ghislain, Belgium data center. From cloud to cloud, as't were, causing some storage to go bye-bye...

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Because the future of manufacturing is distributed, Infor acquires GT Nexus

Manufacturing and supply chains used to be vertically integrated and coupled. That is changing forever, and this acquisition is an indication of that fact.


3 Minutes With Werner Vogels

At Amazon's AWS Summit in New York, Network World's Brandon Butler sat down with Amazon CTO Werner Vogels to discuss the latest cloud developments from the company.

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14 (more) Apple Music tips

Off to a great start – most people love it, some slam it and competitors grouse about it, here are some hints to make better use of it.

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6 cloud sourcing archetypes

From traditional cloud RFPs to API-enabled cloud brokerage, buyers are dramatically changing the way they engage the market. Here are six of the most common archetypes.

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How to fix iCloud sync in seconds

You need to know what to do when your contacts or calendar events don’t sync between devices.

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Choosing the cloud that’s right for you

There are degrees of commitment to the cloud, and more than one cloud model to consider

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Box adds enterprise key management to overcome last hurdle to the cloud

Box today unveiled the beta of Box Enterprise Key Management, a new security model that lets users securely stash encryption keys in the cloud.

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Quantum bringing public cloud into virtual storage fold

Data management specialist Quantum wants to make it easier for enterprises to combine two of the major trends in storage: virtualization and public clouds.


Ready to embrace Everything-as-a-Service? Prepare to assume more risk

As-a-Service offerings are exploding in the enterprise, unleashing an unprecedented wave of consumer-friendly applications and services. However, buyers of these services are often surprised that it is them, not the provider that...

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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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Your new legacy system: The public cloud

A commentary on public cloud as a new "legacy system" and what businesses need to consider.

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Wozniak still aims to simplify enterprise storage

The latest bid to simplify data storage comes from a team that includes Steve Wozniak, a guy who knows a thing or two about making technology easier.

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Google cloud is cheaper, faster, easier. But revolutionary?

Fawkes would be proud: At Google Cloud Platform Live in San Francisco, la GOOG is unveiling all sorts of cloudy goodies for developers and enterprises alike. It's November 5, the day some celebrate blowing up the government. So, in IT...

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