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Clear skies: Starting up in the cloud

The infrastructure cloud computing world is dominated by vendors like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud, so is there room for startups? ClearSky Data in Boston thinks so. The company launched in 20 14 and helps...

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Microsoft Azure networking is speeding up, thanks to custom hardware

FPGAs give customers the ability to get speed boosts in networking and soon in AI and deep learning

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As Adobe and Microsoft Azure ink cloud partnership, Amazon looms

Adobe will run three of its most popular SaaS apps on Microsoft's IaaS cloud -- but it's still using Amazon Web Services too

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Microsoft commits to running datacenters off 50% renewable energy by 2018

Microsoft will up its renewable energy use in datacenters to 60 percent by early in the next decade

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IBM promises a one-stop analytics shop with AI-powered big data platform

The new Project DataWorks can ingest data faster than any other data platform, IBM said

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IT's secret weapon: The pragmatic hybrid cloud

Cloud vendors want you to pair the private cloud with the public cloud, but savvy IT pros have discovered they can pair legacy systems with the public cloud

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Understanding Microsoft’s cloud application platform

Microsoft’s ambition for its new Dynamics 365 cloud CRM and ERP service is broader than simply creating a subscription service from its on-premises business tools

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The best online backup service for securely encrypting your data

Find out which ones give you more (or less) control over your data

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The best new features in Windows Server 2016

From Docker-driven containers and Nano Server to software-defined storage and networking improvements, the next version of Windows Server is packed with great new features

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5 tech trends that have Turing Award winners worried

'Technology by itself is not evil, but people can use it for bad things,' one award winner said

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Pro tip: Go old-school for cloud data transfer

In a world of high-speed data connections, loading up disks is still the best way to transfer huge volumes of data

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A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

Cisco will integrate Slack and WebEx into Salesforce SaaS offerings

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3 strikes against the public cloud

AWS, Azure, Salesforce, and the rest enable you to build and/or deploy stuff in record time -- but those clouds aren't killing on-prem IT for good reason

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Larry Ellison says Amazon is '20 years behind' Oracle

Oracle CTO shows off benchmarks with his company's cloud database beating AWS

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The hidden power of the Office 365 admin center

Don't let the initially simple interface fool you: Office 365's admin capabilities equal those of on-premises Exchange, SharePoint, and more

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Who's No. 1 in open source? Microsoft!

When the heart of your business is about delivering cloud services, it's easy to love open source

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source datacenter and cloud software

InfoWorld's top picks of the year in open source platforms, infrastructure, management, and orchestration tools

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Bossies 2016: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld editors and contributors pick the top open source software for datacenters, clouds, developers, big data analysts, and IT pros

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