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HPE plus MapR: Too much Hadoop, not enough cloud

MapR gives HPE superior big data analytics technology and expertise, but not what HPE needs most

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Open source has never been stronger

With cloud companies open-sourcing their innovations, and enterprises increasing participation, open source sustainability is at an all-time high

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What is an API? Application programming interfaces explained

Application programming interfaces hide complexity from developers, extend systems to partners, organize code, and make components reusable

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How to get a handle on multicloud management

Multicloud management tools promise to bring order, control and insight to disparate environments.

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IBM, Chainyard unveil blockchain-based 'Trust Your Supplier' network

IBM has partnered with Fortune 500 companies to launch the network, which is aimed at automating the validation and onboarding of buyers and suppliers.

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IBM fuses its software with Red Hat’s to launch hybrid-cloud juggernaut

IBM is starting a potentially huge run at hybrid cloud by tying more than 100 of its products to the Red Hat OpenShift platform.

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Your multicloud strategy is all wrong

Multicloud is supposed to lower costs and increase agility and innovation, but the opposite is true

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Cisco simplifies Kubernetes container deployment with Microsoft Azure collaboration

Microsoft's Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) has been added to the Kubernetes managed services that natively integrate with the Cisco Container Platform.

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Google Cloud to offer VMware data-center tools natively

Google is enlisting VMware and CloudSimple to serve up vSphere, NSX and vSAN software on Google Cloud to make ease the transition of enterprise workloads to the cloud.

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What's a smart contract (and how does it work)?

Smart contracts are potentially one of the most useful tools associated with blockchain, and they can enable the transfer of everything from bitcoin and fiat currency to goods transported around the world. Here's what they do and why...

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Public cloud winners take most

CIOs plan big increases in cloud spending in the coming year, with AWS and Azure first in line

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Will complexity kill Kubernetes?

Kubernetes wouldn’t be the first huge open source project to collapse under its own weight, but its champions say it’s different

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What is PaaS? Platform-as-a-service explained

The cloud-provided application development platform provides greater flexibility and less overhead so your programmers can focus on code

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What is a service mesh? Service mesh explained

A service mesh brings security, resiliency, and visibility to service communications, so developers don’t have to

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What is serverless? Serverless computing explained

Simple functions in isolation make development easier, while event-driven execution makes operations cheaper

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What is SaaS? Software-as-a-service defined

Internet-delivered software makes applications available anywhere, anytime

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IBM closes $34B Red Hat deal, vaults into multi-cloud

IBM has completed its acquisition of Linux giant Red Hat in a move the companies say will allow them to tackle larger projects for customers and create more partnerships with other vendors.

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Microsoft beefs up OneDrive security

The company is touting a new OneDrive Personal Vault feature that allows users to protect sensitive files and requires two-factor security.

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