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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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Cloud is a battle you can't win

You think your datacenter offers a better solution than AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform? Fuggedaboutit

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Which is cheaper: Public or private clouds?

That depends on how good you are at managing infrastructure. 451 finds labor efficiency and utilization severely impact total cost of ownership for private clouds

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With OpenStack users, dev and test are king

The latest OpenStack User Survey shows that customers like to use the software to build private clouds for development and testing

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VMware on AWS: A one-way ticket to the cloud

VMware private clouds will gain elasticity from the Amazon-VMware offering, but customers may eventually wonder why they need a private cloud at all

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SmartNICs: Give your OpenStack network a boost

Software-programmable network interface cards combine CPU offload with central control, providing more speed and flexibility than SR-IOV or DPDK

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VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference, shares the big news from the event, including new tools that make it easier for customers to build cross-cloud environments, as well as an...

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VMware pins hybrid cloud hopes on IBM, AWS, Azure

With little uptake for its public cloud, VMware's hybrid plans are now moving to encompass third parties

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The trouble with the hybrid cloud

To have a hybrid cloud, you need a private cloud -- but does one really need to be an extension of the other?

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Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

There are plenty of companies vying for a piece of the worldwide cloud infrastructure market, but the top four -- all in the U.S. -- currently dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

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StackPath offers security as a service to enterprise clouds

Whether their cloud is powered by Amazon, Google, Microsoft, or IBM, developers need security tools. StackPath is poised to bring them to the enterprise

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Red Hat opens the door to wider use of OpenShift container technology

New pricing and support levels are designed to entice developers into building private and hybrid clouds with OpenShift

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OpenStack by the numbers: Who’s using open source clouds and for what?

IT vendors and telecos are the heaviest users of the open source cloud software, bi-annual survey data shows

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OpenStack simplifies management with Mitaka release

The latest OpenStack release provides a unified CLI, standardized APIs across projects, and one-step setups for many components

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Oracle wants to put its public cloud behind your firewall

With Oracle Cloud at Customer, companies get a fully managed service within the data center

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Private, public, or hybrid: Microsoft's cloud flavors

Microsoft's approach is ultimately to remove the cloud location as a consideration in what you develop and how you manage it

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NTT Com adds OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, and bare metal option to global cloud service

The company is also expanding connectivity and management tools for hybrid cloud environments and rolling them out worldwide

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Wake up! The private cloud fantasy is over

There's still a place for cloudlike data centers, but the data shows enterprises now know the public cloud has the most benefit

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