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  • OpSource exit shows the power of the platform

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 30 Jun 2011
  • OpSource has been bought by ICT and IT services giant Dimension Data. This tells us several important things about the cloud computing market when we look at some of the details. It's mostly ...

  • What the heck is Office 365?

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 28 Jun 2011
  • Office 365 is live. Read the fluff here, or watch videos all day of Microsoft SMB customers. But what exactly is Office 365? Let us hove to established tradition for "WTF is this thing" stories and ...

  • The FBI is coming to get your cloud (or not)

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 22 Jun 2011
  • Hooray! Another "public cloud is ridiculously dangerous and will eat your babies" news item. Or not. Maybe both. Don't worry but lock up your babies, is more or less what I'm saying. Lets break it ...

  • LexisNexis throws hat in big data ring

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 15 Jun 2011
  • Premier data analysis and records search firm LexisNexis has dropped a large rock into the next generation database pond: it’s releasing the core of its own data management and search technology as ...

  • Cloud outage roundup!

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 18 May 2011
  • It's been a rough patch for cloud computing in the "perceptions of reliability" department. Gremlins working overtime caused EBS to fail at Amazon, taking down a bunch of social media sites, among ...

  • Did cloud computing help catch Osama bin Laden?

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 06 May 2011
  • Now that we've gotten the link bait headline out of the way, let me say first that cloud computing is in no way to be considered anywhere near as important to the death of Osama bin Laden as the ...

  • Why HP wants the whole cloud stack

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 04 May 2011
  • HP's clumsy cloud leak this week sheds a little bit more light on the printer giant's cloud computing plans, but the details signal a much bigger trend. The major IT players feel they must own the ...

  • HP exec leaks cloud plans; VMware in, Microsoft out?

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 03 May 2011
  • HP will most likely base its cloud Platform as a Service offering on VMware's CloudFoundry, according to plans leaked by an HP exec. Surprisingly, there was no mention of support for Microsoft ...

  • Using the IBM Smart Business Cloud -- Enterprise

    Carl Brooks - TechTarget 22 Apr 2011
  • So I was very excited when IBM officially launched its general purpose public cloud service. It was a validation of the cloud model for the enterprise; it was a chance to see what one of the ...

  • rPath X6 relieves software config management headaches

    Jo Maitland - TechTarget 22 Mar 2011
  • Software configuration management is one of those topics that gives me an instant ice cream headache, and I'm not even doing it! Pity the poor admin whose job it is to keep track of all the ...

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