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What the enterprise cloud really means

Oracle's Bob Weiler weighs in on his company's SaaS-centric enterprise cloud strategy and the long, complex march from on-premises to the public cloud

Google Cloud sharpens its enterprise strategy

Google used to rely mainly on its technical bona fides to sell its cloud, but now it's meeting customers halfway with new enterprise-friendly capabilities and support

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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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AWS, Microsoft, and Google take different paths to the cloud

CIOs concerned about betting too heavily on a single vendor for cloud services hear pitches from the industry’s leading vendors

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AWS says a typo caused the massive S3 failure this week

The cloud provider is implementing several changes to prevent similar events

AWS outage proves one cloud isn’t enough

Like it or not, we're all getting more and more dependent on the cloud. But Tuesday's outage shows the folly of depending on only one cloud

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Microsoft launches new Azure intellectual property protections

Customers get improved indemnity for open source use and possible patent transfer

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AWS, Google, and Microsoft cement their cloud dominance

AWS still enjoys a long lead, but 2016 showed that Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform are proving worthy adversaries -- at the expense of smaller rivals

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The cloud updraft grows stronger

In 2017, we're past the point of just dev and test and DR in the cloud. Before embarking on any new project, consider the cloud first

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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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Review: DigitalOcean keeps the cloud simple

With a great UI, fast machines, low prices, and useful guides, DigitalOcean is an excellent choice for developers

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Why the cloud? In 2016, it was the lure of the new

This year the cloud became not only the new normal, but also an irresistible ecosystem of the most exciting new enterprise tech

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Cloud compute: AWS, Azure, Google, SoftLayer compared

AWS still offers the greatest variety of instance types, but its top rivals have differentiating features of their own

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Amazon accelerates and simplifies its cloud infrastructure offering

Services offer flexible GPU acceleration, simple virtual private servers and improved compute

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AWS is still a minnow -- but it makes big waves

As Amazon Re:Invent convenes this week, AWS claims $3.2 billion in revenue for its latest quarter, still a drop in the multi-trillion-dollar bucket of IT spending

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Oracle to buy DNS, cloud infrastructure provider Dyn

Dyn's internet optimization services may help Oracle deliver the hybrid 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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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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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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