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Google Cloud platform can now be managed from a phone

Google has started the beta of the Android version of the console, with an iOS version expected this year

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Alibaba enters U.S. cloud market, signaling global ambitions

The Chinese e-commerce giant's cloud business is expected to face an uphill battle in the U.S. market

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Review: Microsoft Azure beats Amazon and Google for mobile development

Easier than Amazon's Mobile SDK and more complete than Google's Firebase, Azure Mobile Services has more of what developers need

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IBM shapes its cloud for the enterprise

At IBM's InterConnect show in Vegas, IBM added to its tall stack of cloud and analytics technology, while offering aid to enterprises straining to keep up with the pace of change

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What Pivotal's big open source move really means

Now that Pivotal has partnered with Hortonworks and open-sourced Big Data Suite, the future of the business looks to be in Cloud Foundry's court

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Is Pivotal's Cloud Foundry open enough?

A year ago, Pivotal announced its intent to set up a foundation for the open source Cloud Foundry project, but issues lurk in the bylaws and ownership of the name

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Inside Office 365's APIs

Office 365's APIs are crucial to Microsoft's cloud strategy. Here's a quick primer on how to take advantage of them

Windows 10 and the mystery of the missing cloud

Azure, one of the strongest cards in Microsoft's hand, was absent from the Windows 10 preview event

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Azure Batch: A mash-up of PaaS and IaaS

As cloud services become more automated, the line between IaaS and PaaS continues to blur -- and large-scale cloud deployments get a whole lot easier

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10 things you should worry about in 2015

We live in an age of uncertainty, where old assumptions suddenly become open questions. Generalized anxiety is bad for you, though, so focus on these 10 points

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Review: IBM Bluemix bulks up Cloud Foundry

IBM's full-featured PaaS wows with Watson and an amazing array of services, but many are not yet ready for prime time

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Your PaaS has Docker ... so what?

Docker is becoming standard issue in PaaS offerings, but merely 'Docker-washing' a service is no longer enough

Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

The company hopes to streamline management with resource groups and Tag Editor tool

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Peering into the future of software development

InfoWorld introduces a new blog and a new downloadable guide to cover the fastest-moving area of enterprise tech

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Welcome to the next wave of enterprise computing

Software-defined everything, a fresh stack of cloud-based technologies, and a new view of enterprise architecture are transforming business technology

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IT leaders: pitchers or catchers?

Lines of business, which will soon be controlling over half of all technology spend, drive the digital transformation of the enterprise. Unless they want to keep dealing with curveballs thrown to them by business executives, IT...

Over 30 vulnerabilities found in Google App Engine

Security researchers escaped the Java sandbox on the cloud platform and executed code on the underlying system

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There's no magic in PaaS, only trade-offs

Platform as a service might work like magic for some apps, but it's a series of painful trade-offs for others

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IBM spins up a new bare-metal private PaaS

Bluemix Dedicated offers an isolated, single-tenant version of IBM's Bluemix SaaS, but only a subset of services

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