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Microsoft's new software tool helps enterprises evaluate cloud move

All customers can now access the Azure hybrid use discounts previously limited to companies that had enterprise agreements with Microsoft

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Azure Stack: Microsoft's better plan for a hybrid cloud

If you want a public cloud's advantages but need to keep some data and functions on-premises, Microsoft has something for you

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Azure Stack preview reveals Microsoft's hybrid cloud vision

Azure Stack has many of the same features in Azure, but Microsoft's plan to create a winning hybrid cloud is as hardware-centric as it is software-powered

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Docker's tops for devops, AWS is the cloud king

RightScale's 'State of the Cloud' survey also shows hybrid cloud beating public-only and private-only clouds, and Microsoft Azure making major inroads

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7 simple truths you should know about the hybrid cloud

The journey to the cloud is all about managing multiple environments, which is what 'hybrid' really means

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Kubernetes creators launch startup, take on Docker

Heptio offers tooling and support for the popular container orchestration framework, in a structure similar to Docker Inc.

Kubernetes comes to Azure Container Service at last

Microsoft's cloud container service now comes with support for Kubernetes, and in time will become part of Azure's infrastructure set to be open-sourced

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5 flavors of hybrid cloud transforming the enterprise

The cloud won't magically replace the datacenter anytime soon, and companies still have to grapple with managing on-prem and cloud systems together

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6 trends that will shape cloud computing in 2017

Public, private, and hybrid cloud implementations will accelerate in 2017 as CIOs seek to take advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale to build core applications

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Microsoft shakes up server designs with Project Olympus

Microsoft's next wave of contributions to the Open Compute Project invites speedier collaboration and revision of OCP hardware

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Microsoft's embrace of server bundles may rankle IT

Taking a page from its push for hybrid Azure clouds, Microsoft suggests cloud-enhanced versions of SQL Server may call for certified hardware

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IBM to fold SoftLayer into Bluemix cloud development platform

IBM will rebrand SoftLayer's datacenters as extensions of its Bluemix PaaS to help it better compete with Amazon, Google, and IBM

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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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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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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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4 no-bull reasons Windows Server 2016 is a big deal

What's so important about Windows Server 2016? Here are four big reasons why it matters -- and not only for people with their heads in the (hybrid) cloud

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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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