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How to prevent a bad case of cloud buyer’s remorse

Nearly 40% of organizations with public cloud experience have moved at least some of those workloads back to on premises, mostly due to security and cost concerns

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New Office 365 subscriptions for consumers plunged 62% in 2016

Subscription rolls neared 25 million, but additions have slowed significantly compared to 2015

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Amazon Cloud Directory shakes up databases

Cloud Directory provides a database for applications that need hierarchical data with constantly changing schemas

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Box launches standalone Notes app to help teams collaborate

Product allows users to collaboratively edit documents in real time; it will compete with the Evernote and Dropbox Paper

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Kubernetes as a service simplifies public and private cloud management

With Platform9's Managed Kubernetes, enterprises can run Kubernetes without having to learn the intricacies of deploying and managing the software

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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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Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

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

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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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Machine learning: From science project to business plan

In addition, machine learning became more widespread, powered by better hardware, and democratized through as-a-service APIs

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NetSuite goes global under Oracle's flag

The cloud-based software company can now serve more countries and integrate its products with Oracle services

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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

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HPE sees Synergy in hybrid cloud infrastructure

Turn-about is fair play for HPE, as it takes cloud-like on-premises tools back to the cloud

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In five years, SaaS will be the cloud that matters

To help IT make the mental shift, the cloud industry uses analogs to the datacenter's divisions—but ultimately they'll merge into simply 'services'

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SAP offers cash for referrals in new cloud channel program

SAP is offering a percentage of its cloud revenue to businesses that refer new customers, after handing partners a cut of contracts they helped sell in August

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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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Cisco positions Spark at the heart of enterprise work

The company now has an app store for SaaS products integrated into Spark

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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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