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Containers and Kubernetes: 3 transformational success stories

This powerful combo of workload portability and orchestration has become an invaluable business asset in multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments.

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Etsy goes cloud native to better scale to seasonal demands

The popular marketplace moved everything to Google Cloud, after Google brought in engineers, not sales reps, during the proposal process

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Facebook changes its Libra plans to include more cryptocurrencies

After seeing the departure of key members of its non-profit development body – and facing regulatory pressure – Facebook appears to be ready to be more inclusive in its cryptocurrency plans.

Open source companies are thriving in the cloud

It turns out open source didn’t need a different license or business model, but to get smarter about cloud computing

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Spotify’s redesigned iOS app gives the Shuffle Play button a sleeker look

More icons, fewer words is the idea behind the Spotify mobile redesign, which is “coming soon” to Android.

Can Deutsche Bank’s PaaS help turn the bank around?

Engineers at Deutsche are so proud of their homegrown container platform, they hope to sell it to other banks

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VMware amps up its cloud and data-center security

The security enhancements further VMware’s overarching goal of integrating security features deeply within the infrastructure – a concept it calls intrinsic security – that it says will better protect networked workloads than...

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Managed 4G/5G service connects to Amazon, Microsoft clouds

Federated Wireless is using one of the hottest newly opened bands of RF spectrum – Citizens Broadband Radio Service – to support a plug-and-play service in partnership with AWS and Azure.

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Google Cloud moves to aid mainframe migration

Google bought Cornerstone Technology, whose technology facilitates moving mainframe applications to the cloud.

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IBM puts Power Systems in SAP’s cloud

SAP and IBM offer a new (certified) home for big databases in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.

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Do you really need Kubernetes?

Is Kubernetes the perfect defense against cloud lock-in, or a needlessly complex solution to a problem nobody has?

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Can you put your trust in AIops?

As ops tools morph into AIops, they bring greater value to more complex deployments—if users will let them

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Arista snatches-up SDN-pioneer Big Switch Networks

Arista confirmed what had been rumored for the past few weeks, that it has acquired software-defined networking/cloud software vendor Big Switch Networks for an undisclosed amount.

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What’s next for serverless architecture?

Automatic distribution of logic and data to the edge will bring minimal latency to end users, without provisioning, scaling, or configuration worries for developers

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Oracle unleashes cloud-based data science platform

The database giant is leveraging assets from its acquisition of DataScience.com to deliver a new enterprise-grade, cloud-based data science platform focused on collaboration.

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Entering the Chinese market? Here’s how to do it cloud-first

To extend your business inside China – and actually compete – you’ll need to set up shop behind the Great Firewall. Here’s how to choose a Chinese cloud provider and navigate the regulatory and privacy complexities

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The tech IT professionals love: 5G, cloud management, Graph API

There’s plenty of technology to be excited about, but the IT pros we talked with say 5G, cloud management tools and Graph API tools are the technologies they love. They shared their thoughts in a recent IDG TECH(talk) Twitter chat.

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InfoWorld Technology of the Year Awards promotional information

Guidelines for InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award winners

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InfoWorld Technology of the Year Awards

About InfoWorld’s annual awards for the best hardware, software, and cloud services of the year

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2 ways 5G will change cloud computing

5G is coming, and most are looking for big disruption. In the case of cloud computing, 5G will likely be baked in the cake already

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