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NTT helps integrate private and public clouds with dedicated connectivity

Purported advantages of the new Multi-Cloud Connect service include better reliability, faster speeds, lower latency and higher security

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How big will Amazon's data get, and what does that mean for companies working with AWS?

If Amazon Web Service is becoming a nearly ubiquitous technology, what does that mean for the future of data and how companies work with Amazon moving forward?

Salesforce platform gets a new look and feel

Salesforce is updating its user interface, offering customers a modern cross-platform design with greater flexibility.

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Good cloud ops needs good cloud metrics

The ability to monitor the cloud is the secret to operational success for both IT and the business

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Intel backs $100 million funding round into OpenStack cloud

Chip maker looks to move enterprises further into the cloud

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Why developers have more power than you think

Many people still believe developers simply do what they're told, but as Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson says, skyrocketing demand for more and better software is putting devs in the driver's seat

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Red Hat should double down on containers

As Red Hat homes in on VMware, investing development resources in Kubernetes, Project Atomic, and other container-related efforts will pay off far more than propping up OpenStack

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Lazy logging in the cloud will cost you big

Too many organizations log all cloud activities because they can. Here's what you should do instead

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Office 365 beats Salesforce as most popular enterprise service in new survey

Microsoft's office suite as a service made big gains in popularity but still faces competition from Google.

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Build microservices apps on Azure Service Fabric

Azure Service Fabric, Microsoft's PaaS solution for microservices, provides a highly flexible framework for building cloud-scale applications. Here's how to take advantage of it

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SharePoint 2016: The future is hybrid

The on-premises collaboration server will increasingly rely on, or encourage the use of, cloud services

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Amazon, Microsoft strengthen tools to store app and enterprise data in their clouds

Vendors race to appeal to IT departments that want to move from in-house systems

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When video collaboration makes sense in the cloud

It doesn't work for everything, though, and smart IT managers are lining up different classes of videoconferencing tools for different use cases

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Windows 10 will push you to pay more for Office

Microsoft's hybrid-cloud model for apps will lead to higher prices in return for greater flexibility

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What the hybrid cloud really means

Consistency between public and private cloud environments is key, and Microsoft has the tech lead -- and the big installed base -- to make hybrid happen first

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How the cloud will devour open source

As legacy IT vendors turn to software as a service, the open source business model seems doomed

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3 tips to avoid disaster in your cloud migration

There are not yet any cookie-cutter best practices and enabling technologies to move applications to the cloud

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How to build apps on Salesforce's platform

Not only does Salesforce offer easy application development and deployment in the cloud, its Trailhead training site offers self-guided courses to get you there

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