Cloud Computing

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Fake news alert! Internet breaches are not cloud breaches

Ignorant reporting conflates the internet with the cloud; as a result, people lose trust in what is actually a very secure platform

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Office 365 outstrips Salesforce, Box as top enterprise app

Okta's latest survey of its customer app usage data shows Microsoft Office 365 way out in the lead, and Slack gaining fast but facing a possible glass ceiling

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Want to run your own Amazon 'region'? Stratoscale shows you how

Q&A: The CEO of Stratoscale makes the case for his company’s datacenter OS replacing VMware and OpenStack, thus transforming your servers into an AWS region

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Tap the power of graph databases with IBM Graph

A graph database can help you discover connections in your data you never imagined; here’s how to get started

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Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

Bare metal servers, a focus on hosted databases and application development are keys

Microsoft's push to make the most of your staff

Microsoft Office 365 tackles management with StaffHub

Microsoft is building new analytics tools to help companies better manage small and virtual teams

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The 3 hottest cloud jobs for 2017

These cloud jobs are in highest demand, pay the most, and provide great job security

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Google Cloud Platform finally offers key management service

Google prides itself on its encryption efforts, but it lags behind Amazon and Microsoft in providing encryption tools for the cloud

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Too late, PaaS, you missed your shot in the cloud

As PaaS providers split into narrow slices, IaaS clouds have absorbed the critical capabilities that PaaS originally promised

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Review: DigitalOcean keeps the cloud simple

With a great UI, fast machines, low prices, and useful guides, DigitalOcean is an excellent choice for developers

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Microsoft drops a pay-as-you-go Azure cloud option

Starting in February, new Azure customers will be sent to Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider program in lieu of the MPSA-based pay-as-you-go license

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3 reasons why 2017 will see massive cloud migration

Enterprises have spent two years putting the pieces in place to move applications to PaaS and IaaS; they're now ready to go full speed ahead

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The pros and cons of serverless computing

Getting cloud-based server resources on demand is the new big thing, but should you jump on the bandwagon?

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Prepare for liftoff: 9 steps to cloud readiness

Remove head from sand. Resist impulse to hug server. Prepare yourself for the inevitable

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8 Docker security rules to live by

Container-based applications introduce unique security challenges; here’s how to address them

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Busted! 5 myths of digital transformation

Let’s get digital: Serious opportunities await those who can cut through the bull surrounding everything that can make an organization digital

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AWS Managed Services targets enterprise workloads

Managed Services provides enterprise-level users with tools for ongoing management, support, monitoring, and security of an AWS cloud environment

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Red Hat needs to get real about the cloud

Serving enterprise datacenters won't sustain Red Hat. OpenShift and what it represents may be crucial to the company's long-term survival

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