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8 free virtual appliances you’ll love

These prebuilt LAMP, MEAN, ELK, WordPress, and other handy stacks amount to gain without pain for developers and admins

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IBM Bluemix wants to take the drudgery out of devops

IBM's Bluemix Continuous Delivery offers reusable workflows for devops, with familiar services like GitHub and Slack as part of the plan

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Dropbox boosts mobile productivity with offline folder support

Users will soon be able to save key files for use later on their smartphones and tablets

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Why serverless computing is the next step in cloud evolution

Network World's Brandon Butler chats with Accenture's Michael Liebow about how serverless computing will evolve in the cloud environment over the next few years.

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How much cloud is too much cloud?

Not every enterprise application makes sense for the cloud. Here's how you'll know when you've exhausted the right migration candidates

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The cloud storage security gap -- and how to close it

Cloud storage vendors don't provide a comfortable balance for some IT admins, but third-party options get you part way there

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9 enterprise tech trends for 2017 and beyond

The swirl of new enterprise tech settled a bit in 2016, leaving a clear framework for the future -- and a handful of new tech trends to bet on

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Up close with Amazon Snowball: Cloud migration for the data center

At the AWS re:Invent show, Network World's Brandon Butler takes a closer look at the AWS Snowball offering. The ruggedized appliance helps enterprises migrate very large amounts of data to Amazon's cloud.

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A tour of AWS re:Invent

Network World's Brandon Butler gives a quick tour of the Amazon Web Services re:Invent show floor, where companies are showing off products and services that support the AWS cloud.

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Amazon offers new developer tools and DDoS protections for cloud users

Blair Hanley Frank from the IDG News Service and Brandon Butler from Network World wrap up some of the announcements from Day 2 of the Amazon Web Services re:Invent show in Las Vegas. Highlights include new tools for developers to...

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How Amazon helps enterprises innovate in the cloud

Network World's Brandon Butler speaks with Stephen Orban, head of enterprise strategy at Amazon Web Services, about how its cloud can help enterprises with innovation and new business opportunities.

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Trends in Enterprise Cloud Adoption

At the AWS re:Invent show in Las Vegas, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with WIlliam Fellows, co-founder of The 451 Group, about the latest cloud trends for enterprise companies.

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AWS looks to take the drudge work out of data analysis

At re:Invent, company unveils AWS Glue, a new service designed to be a fully managed data catalog and ETL system

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NetSuite goes global under Oracle's flag

The cloud-based software company can now serve more countries and integrate its products with Oracle services

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Now AWS wants to be your cloud APM provider, too

New services from Amazon allow end-to-end instrumentation of apps, but existing APM vendors can stand their ground by offering robust reporting tools

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AWS makes CI, microservices moves for devs

AWS Code Build and AWS Step Functions help with software builds and complex distributed apps

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The big news at AWS Re:Invent isn't what you think

It’s now clear that as AWS goes, so goes the rest of the cloud industry. But don't count on that always being true

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AWS Lambda adds C# support

Functions for the cloud-based compute service now can be built using Microsoft’s managed code language

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