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Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Symantec’s Norton Line Lands On Azure Cloud, A Huge Win For Microsoft

October 17, 2017

Via: CRN

Symantec choosing Azure to host its ubiquitous line of consumer security products represents not only a big customer win for Microsoft’s public cloud but also a tremendous endorsement of its data security capabilities, partners told CRN. Through the deal revealed […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing spending is growing even faster than expected

October 12, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Spending on cloud computing services is growing faster then previously expected, with software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) two of the most rapidly expanding segments. Worldwide public cloud services revenues are expected to grow 18.5 per cent in 2017 to a […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

​Microsoft just bought all the electricity from this wind farm for 15 years to power cloud computing

October 9, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has struck a deal with GE to buy all of the output from its new 37-megawatt wind farm in Ireland for the next 15 years. Microsoft says GE’s wind farm, which is located in the south west of Ireland […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

How to Assess Risk to Cloud-Based Data

October 3, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Software-as-a-service delivers significant benefits and advantages over traditional installations, but data security cannot be overlooked. Here, we discuss high-level policy considerations such as how to classify data based on its sensitivity, assign risk levels, and set access privileges based on […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB

September 29, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in the space. The Chinese e-commerce giant has agreed to lead a €22.9 million ($27 million) […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

​Kubernetes takes a big step forward with version 1.8

September 29, 2017

Via: ZDnet

If you want to manage containers in the cloud, Kubernetes is the program for you. Its latest release, Kubernetes 1.8, is better than ever. Why is this important? Containers are moving quickly into becoming the way to run server-level applications […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

With Latest Platform, Turbonomic Adds Cost Optimization, Storage, Database Management For AWS, Azure

September 27, 2017

Via: CRN

With the release of its latest platform, Turbonomic is kicking its public cloud capabilities into high gear and cementing its place in the market for AWS and Microsoft Azure management. The Boston-based company introduced its Turbonomic 6.0 hybrid cloud management […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

6 cloud cost management tips

September 26, 2017

Via: CIO

Operating your business in the cloud is fundamentally different than operating on premises. And when operations differ, so too do strategies for containing costs. Financially speaking, a datacenter requires a large capital expenditure for the building, additional capital expenditures for […]


Events

8 Key Announcements At Microsoft Ignite 2017

September 25, 2017

Via: CRN

The 2017 edition of Ignite, Microsoft’s conference for IT professionals and developers, kicks off Monday in Orlando. And the Redmond, Wash.-based company has plenty to talk about, with a host of product announcements set for an unveilingthis week. They include […]


Software, Tech

Apttus is putting artificial intelligence to work on contract management

September 21, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

It seems AI and machine learning are quickly becoming a must-have for today’s software. Apttus, the quote-to-cash service is putting AI to work in contract processing in an effort to speed up a highly inefficient system and close sales faster. […]