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Oracle pushes hybrid by letting customers rent cloud hardware

Oracle has unveiled a trio of hardware appliances to try and help customers bridge their on-premises datacenters and the public cloud.

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VMware ‘Cloud Foundation’ integrates virtual compute, network and storage systems

To kick off its VMWorld conference, the virtualization giant launched VMware Cloud Foundation, a platform that integrates virtualized compute, network and storage software into a pre-integrated product.

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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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Here's why Azure Stack will only run on certain hardware

Microsoft said that limiting the hardware for Azure Stack will lead to better outcomes, but that might come at a price.


Four U.S. companies 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. -- dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

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Microsoft delays its Azure Stack software until mid-2017

Azure Stack, Microsoft's private cloud operating system, will be launching first through a set of integrated hardware and software systems from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Dell and Lenovo.

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Apple stores to sell Apollo 'personal cloud.' It's back to the future all over again

I thought we'd finally got to an understanding that the cloud is the best place to store consumer data. It seems I was wrong.

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OpenStack Summit -- checking in after another six months

The bi-annual OpenStack summit is always a great chance to see how the initiative is going.

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Verizon taps Red Hat and OpenStack for its NFV deployment

A good customer win for Red Hat going into the OpenStack Summit in Austin.

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10 iCloud hints for busy people

Hey, you, get a grip on iCloud...

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Back to the future: It's all about appliances again

You remember how cloud computing was going to obviate the need for physical hardware? Maybe not.


Volkswagen chooses OpenStack for private cloud

The second largest car manufacturer in the world, Volkswagen Group, will use the open-source cloud computing platform OpenStack to build a private cloud that will host websites for its brands including VW, Audi and Porsche, and will...

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Google's new Stackdriver service can manage applications across multiple clouds

Google is aiming to help companies manage their applications running across public and private clouds with a new product and a set of partnerships announced at its cloud user conference.

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'State of the Cloud' report: Vendors make inroads on dominant players

Every year cloud management vendor RightScale runs a survey of cloud adoption. The results are always interesting reading.

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Microsoft's Azure Stack beta gets new services, DevOps tools

People testing out the public beta of Microsoft's Azure Stack private cloud system have some new platform services and DevOps tools to play with, less than two weeks after it initially launched.

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Cue the surprise: Oracle suggests Amazon's cloud isn't real

All is fair in love, war and technology marketing. In a fantastic example of ignoring the bleedingly obvious, Oracle wants to rewrite the playing field.

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What’s going on at Citrix?

News of a major restructuring at Citrix – which will include spinning off its GoTo Meeting product family – is welcomed by those who closely track the company, but the cutting of 1,000 jobs over the next half year could be a painful...

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IT shops will pass the cloud tipping point in 2016, survey finds

An IDG Enterprise survey of IT buyers indicates that, on average, more than half (56 percent) of a company's IT environment will be hosted in the cloud by the end of 2016, up from 44 percent today.

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