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Windows Server 19 embraces hybrid cloud, hyperconverged data centers, Linux

Microsoft is set to make Windows Server 2019 generally available in the second half of the year, opening up access to its preview build through its Insiders program now and targeting data centers with new features to handle hybrid...

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SAP settles licensing dispute with AB InBev

SAP wanted US$600 million in damages, both companies are keeping quiet about whether AB InBev paid.

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IBM wants to open up the deep learning expertise bottleneck

With a new offering, Deep Learning as a Service, IBM aims to help businesses use deep learning techniques to automate key business processes, even if they lack deep learning expertise

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What’s new in Apache Spark? Low-latency streaming and Kubernetes

Continuous processing and native Kubernetes support in Apache Spark 2.3 spell the end for micro-batching and Hadoop

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10 tools to make Kubernetes management easier

Take advantage of these third-party projects to simplify Kubernetes app definitions, enhance the CLI and monitoring, and ease AWS cloud deployments

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Public cloud: Real-world lessons of strategic success

The public cloud is fast becoming a strategic tool for companies opting for IaaS over running workloads on premises. IT leaders share their experiences and lend advice to CIOs migrating to public cloud services to drive innovation,...

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VMware tackles complexity of multi-cloud environments

VMware has expanded its portfolio of cloud tools to help enterprises improve the manageability of their public cloud and on-premises environments. At the same time, VMware announced the first global expansion of VMware Cloud on AWS,...

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Why a bare-metal cloud provider might be just what you need

Cloud services that provide nothing but server hardware can help solve application-migration, performance, customization and hardware-access problems.

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Big data analytics: The cloud-fueled shift now under way

Public clouds are the future of enterprise big data analytics, and their use is creating the unified platform needed to fully gain its value

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Hybrid cloud: How organizations are using Microsoft's on-premises cloud platform

Azure Stack is Microsoft's on-premises version of its Azure cloud service, enabling customers to hold sensitive information within their own facilities but with the ability to reach the Azure public cloud, too.

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SAP turns to prepay and iOS to mobilize SAP Cloud Platform usage

SAP is looking to tried-and-tested methods from the mobile world to boost usage of its platform-as-a-service offering.

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Cloud migration: The pros and cons of a common platform

Heterogeneity in the datacenter can be enormous, so it's tempting to use a cloud migration to standardize on one platform. If only it were that easy

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13 emerging IT certifications for today’s hottest skills

From the cloud, to cybersecurity, to data analytics — these new and emerging IT certifications are growing in popularity and demand, according to a report from Global Knowledge.

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IBM sees blockchain as ready for government use

In testimony before a congressional committee, IBM's Jerry Cuomo warned against over-regulation because of cryptocurrency volatility, said the government should embrace the distributed ledger technology and encouraged its use in the...

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Oracle pitches autonomous capabilities for its entire cloud platform

Oracle is raising its bid to attract enterprises moving to the cloud by extending AI-based automation throughout its PaaS (platform as a service) offerings, claiming that the new automated services will cut costs and reduce...

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Mobile app management is being driven by unmanaged devices

The growth in unmanaged devices owned by employees or contractors is driving adoption of stand-alone mobile application management (MAM) software and services, according to a new report.

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12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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Best VPN services of 2018: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

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Oracle’s cloud bravado masks its database despair

Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications

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InfoWorld’s 2018 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the year’s best software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning tools

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