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Decisions, decisions: How IT managers are sorting through today's data center architecture options

Cloud, colocation, modular, outsourcing, virtualization and more efficient servers are all vying for your attention as you modernize your infrastructure. Sorting through all the options isn't easy, but here's how some IT managers are...

Three ways enterprise software is changing

Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps

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Maximizing Microsoft’s Azure for dev, test, and devops scenarios

Microsoft's Azure cloud platform has evolved far beyond its original offering of Platform as a Service to host .NET applications.

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Buckle up IT: The enterprise needs you for cloud adoption

After ignoring IT for simple cloud moves, business is going to need help.

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ITworld cartoons 2014: The year in geek humor (so far)

Each week, ITworld's Phil Johnson pokes fun at the tech world's top news and newsmakers

Microsoft helps boost Android, iOS app performance with offline access

The company is offering a new developer tool to make offline access easier to implement

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The Xbox One can’t do everything [CARTOON]

Some things just shouldn’t be done by voice command, particularly during the holidays

Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

The company hopes to streamline management with resource groups and Tag Editor tool

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Infor’s future in the enterprise looks cloudy and bright

Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor, discusses the state of company’s cloud migration, the competitive landscape and why it prefers talking to line-of-business executives before selling to the CIO. He also discusses Infor’s big...

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7 Amazon Redshift success stories

The petabyte-scale Amazon Redshift data warehouse service has been shaking up the data warehouse market. Here are seven examples of companies that have transformed their business with Amazon hosted service.

Microsoft and IBM keep the pressure on Amazon’s cloud

Deep-pocketed companies Microsoft and IBM are keeping the pressure on AWS with a flurry of announcements to close out the year.

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IBM pushes hard into the enterprise cloud

Company adds cloud centers in 11 new locations as competition heats up.

Human error root cause of November Microsoft Azure outage

The November 18-19 outage was caused by an update that Microsoft personnel assumed to be sound, but wasn't.

Forensic software gets around iCloud security features

Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge

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How to work out the kinks in the cloud

Large organizations are feeling the pressure to push ahead with software-defined data centers, even if they must build them using immature technologies.

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Microsoft’s $84 million man: What’s Nadella done to earn it?

Windows 10, cloud gains, lower license fees for hardware vendors are bold moves whose effectiveness is yet to be determined.

Salesforce connects SharePoint files to its cloud with new tool

Salesforce Files Connect is a new solution from Salesforce that lets users index, search and share your SharePoint Online and on-premise files in one place.

Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

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