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Cloud growth continues to be the name of the game for Microsoft

Microsoft's ongoing move to the cloud paid off once again over the past quarter, as strong growth from Azure and Office 365 offset declines in the PC market.

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Which is cheaper: Public or private clouds?

That depends on how good you are at managing infrastructure. 451 finds labor efficiency and utilization severely impact total cost of ownership for private clouds

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Here's how Google is overhauling its cloud storage offerings

The tech giant is launching new managed storage and cold storage services and reduced pricing

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Cisco and VMware eat their anticloud words

VMware once tried to rally the troops against Amazon by dismissing it as a 'bookseller.' Now the old guard has been forced to change its tune

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Windows Server Essentials: Still big for small businesses

Office 365 is a great tool for small businesses, but many still need local servers and joint cloud/on-premises administration

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The AWS-VMware deal will bear fruit ... eventually

VMware and Amazon have good reasons to develop a hybrid cloud partnership, but the results won't appear overnight

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VMware on AWS: A one-way ticket to the cloud

VMware private clouds will gain elasticity from the Amazon-VMware offering, but customers may eventually wonder why they need a private cloud at all

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4 no-bull insights into the AWS/VMware deal

Amazon plus VMware equals a hybrid cloud that enterprises can't resist. But here are four other things that could come of the partnership

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VMware-AWS deal could drive more companies into the cloud

The new service lets companies run VMware on AWS and manage their deployments with vCenter

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Bitbucket Pipelines: Continuous delivery in the cloud

Atlassian's tool helps teams build, test, and deploy applications without having to set up a CI/CD server

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Azure roundup: FPGAs, new VMs and fresh Europe regions

Microsoft's big Ignite conference for IT pros wrapped up at the end of September, and that means the company dumped a ton of new cloud capabilities to attract people to Azure. Here's the run-down on all the major news you need to know...


Serverless Framework takes the pain out of AWS Lambda deployment

Formerly known as Jaws, the Serverless Framework debuts its first full point release to simplify deploying apps to AWS Lambda -- and eventually to other services of its kind

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Michael Dell tells IT leaders all they need to know about the new Dell Technologies

After largest-ever tech merger, CEO talks product integration, strategy, the battle v. HPE – and why protectionism is a really bad idea for the tech industry

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IBM's Cleversafe storage platform is becoming a cloud service

The system disperses data across nodes for security and fault tolerance

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How Anaplan makes dynamic strategic planning a reality

Founder and CTO Michael Gould outlines how Anaplan’s cloud-based platform pulls strategic planning out of spreadsheet hell

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Dropbox for iOS now has in-app PDF signing

Dropbox for iOS improves on mobile productivity with a slew of new productivity features for iMessage and iPad

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First look: Chef’s Habitat puts automation in the app

By packaging configuration and runtime requirements with the app, Habitat decouples automation from the infrastructure

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Yahoo Mail suspends automatic mail forwarding as privacy controversies swirl

After two major controversies Yahoo turns off automatic email forwarding

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