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State and local agencies get over their cloud growing pains

State and local agencies get over their cloud growing pains

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The public cloud is increasingly becoming safe for public-sector entities. The U.S. Department of Defense has joined the Central Intelligence Agency to entrust some of the most-sensitive data on earth to cloud providers. With these two reassuring examples, state and local governments are also wading into cloud, but not without some growing pains. Amazon Web Services Inc.’s […]

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State and local agencies get over cloud growing pains

State and local agencies get over cloud growing pains

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The public cloud is increasingly becoming safe for public-sector entities. The U.S. Department of Defense has joined the Central Intelligence Agency to entrust some of the most-sensitive data on earth to cloud providers. With these two reassuring examples, state and local governments are also wading into cloud, but not without some growing pains. Amazon Web Services Inc.’s […]

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How R&D culture impacts acquisitions and trend-spotting at VMware

It’s All-Stars season for VMware Inc. The virtualization company rounds out a week of recognition with RADIO, a one-day gathering to honor VMware’s elite engineers. The annual research and development event follows close behind VMware’s Sales Club ceremonies. For Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger (pictured), the back-to-back events are characteristic of VMware’s culture and worthy […]

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VMware revamps partner program to up its SaaS game

VMware revamps partner program to up its SaaS game

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VMware Inc. has been busily changing clothes to fit into the new information-technology world. While its first attempt at a public-cloud offering flopped, it appears to have recovered. It now enjoys multiple hybrid and on-premises cloud partnerships. It is also revamping its partner program to foster innovative software as a service offerings. The virtualization pioneer just […]

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The race is on to bring public cloud on-prem: Who’s leading?

The race is on to bring public cloud on-prem: Who’s leading?

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The major cloud providers are all throwing their hats in the cloud on-premises ring. It makes market sense since most enterprise customers aren’t abandoning their data centers. But can companies really enjoy public cloud from the comfort of home? Are these vendors cloud washing ho-hum data-center tech? Are any really delivering the cloud operating model on-prem? […]

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Q&A: From ethics to AI, Dell’s diverse family of companies can create change for good

Q&A: From ethics to AI, Dell’s diverse family of companies can create change for good

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With the technology industry’s largest merger comes the potential for culture clash, but Dell Technologies Inc. is leveraging the variety of skills from its family of companies to solve more than just enterprise-computing conundrums. As one of the world’s most ethical companies, Dell is hoping to respond to real-world human needs using its vast resources […]

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What’s really inside Google’s new multicloud packaging?

What’s really inside Google’s new multicloud packaging?

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Customers have finally succeeded in dragging cloud providers kicking and screaming into their hybrid computing reality. Most aren’t ditching their on-premises data centers just yet, and vendors have gotten the message. Google Cloud Platform has joined the party, saying all the right words about hybrid-cloud and multicloud choice and portability. But does it actually have […]

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Multicloud APIs make friends via refreshed Google Apigee

Multicloud APIs make friends via refreshed Google Apigee 9
As more and more companies disperse their software applications across different computing environments, they’re seeking the right tools to make it all gel. Application program interfaces are often touted as a key tool to get apps talking to each other, because API management can build productive bridges between hybrid-cloud and multicloud APIs and apps. Google Cloud […]

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