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It's springtime at last for cognitive computing

Artificial intelligence suffered a long winter, but a new name -- cognitive computing -- and a flood of data, innovation, and compute power now has thousands smart applications flourishing

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The 5 biggest debuts at DockerCon

Throughout DockerCon Europe last week, new products and services made their first appearances, including Docker's fledgling management system

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9 enterprise tech trends for 2016 and beyond

Enterprise technology development keeps racing ahead, and this year's forecast explains how most of it will be wrapped in the cloud

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No, containers are not the future of the cloud

Containers are a great path to better applications, both in the cloud and on-premises, but they are not the cloud itself

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Microsoft Dynamics AX: A new ERP is born, this time in the cloud

Enterprise software has long been associated with clunky interfaces and a long learning curve, but Microsoft is aiming to change all that with Dynamics AX, the next generation of its flagship ERP system.

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Google's infrastructure czar predicts cloud business will outpace ads in 5 years

It's an optimistic prediction for the third-place hyperscale public cloud player

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Citrix spinning off GoTo collaboration business, laying off 1,000 people

The company will focus on the secure delivery of apps and data

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EMC helps VMAX, VNX storage arrays hook up with public clouds

Cloud repositories like Azure and Amazon S3 can become another tier of storage

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Review: OpenShift 3 rocks Docker containers

Red Hat’s robust, easy-to-use, and highly scalable PaaS now builds on Docker, with some temporary limitations

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Office 365 December update: More security, compliance

Available in the new E5 bundle and as add-ons, here's what Advanced Threat Protection, Customer Lockbox, and Equivio Zoom e-discovery will do

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Microsoft touts new, holistic approach to enterprise security

Microsoft combines the attack protection, detection, and response features built into Windows 10, Office 365, Azure, and the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite

Web scale vs. hyperconverged: Understand the differences

Why Web-scale architectures are not hyperconverged, and hyperconverged architectures are not Web-scale

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Stats are wrong: The public cloud is already the norm

Analyst reports say public cloud adoption in the enterprise is less than 3 percent, but their stats ignore the real world

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Ex VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix workers set up application container company

Startup ContainerX has created a platform for IT operations administrators to centrally manage clusters of application containers

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Search and seizure: Why everyone must fear hackers in the cloud

If public clouds are used for attacks on governments, as they surely will be, there's a risk enterprise data will be seized in the investigation too

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Box boosts Windows 10's enterprise potential with new app

The Box app works across PCs, tablets, and smartphones

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Yelp cooks up a PaaS using Docker and Mesos

PaaSTA leverages common open source components, but may not appeal to enterprises seeking a 'deploy and go' solution

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Microsoft sets up data centers in Germany amid US surveillance concerns

Control over the data will not be with Microsoft but with Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Systems

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