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Cost-savings theme pervades IBM storage news

IBM Storage Insights is a new AI and cloud-based storage management platform that’s designed to give users a fast view of storage capacity and performance as well as make tiering recommendations to help cut storage cost. .

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Rationale in irrationality – The coming of cloud bust?

What are the current industry growth rate projections for the cloud, and what are some signs that these growth rates could begin to slow in the years ahead?

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Nutanix looks to turn its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) products into a platform

Nutanix outlined its plan to become the next major enterprise platform vendor, announcing several products to give it visibility among CIOs.

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7 common cloud data management pitfalls to avoid

What to watch out for as you migrate data to the cloud.

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CEO George Kurian on NetApp's strategic partnership with Google

IDG Enterprise Editor in Chief Eric Knorr talks with George Kurian, CEO at NetApp, about its strategic relationship with Google, which will combine advancements in computing and data management for the companies' joint customers.

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NetApp partners with Google for cloud-native file-storage service

NetApp Cloud Volumes for Google Cloud Platform integrates with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)and brings together public cloud data services and cloud-connected flash storage.

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6 trends shaping IT cloud strategies today

From multi-cloud strategies to cost containment and container orchestration, CIOs are getting more pragmatic and prudent when taking advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale.

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Cisco embraces Kubernetes, pushing container software into mainstream

Upgrades to Cisco AppDynamics and CloudCenter help troubleshoot problems and deploy apps in Kubernetes clusters.

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Protecting data in a hybrid cloud environment

In an era when ‘data is the new oil,’ protecting your business’ data is a critical element of your storage strategy. Here’s how you can keep your customers’ information – and your own business – safe and sound.

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Rackspace offers on-premises 'cloud' and a bare-metal cloud offering

With Rackspace's Private Cloud Everywhere, customers can have a managed VMware Private Cloud as a Service wherever they want it.

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Somehow, AWS and cloud growth continues to accelerate

Amazon leads cloud vendors to even faster growth at huge scale -- is there anything left for data centers?

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Businesses need more than one way to achieve multicloud

Juniper Network’s Contrail Enterprise Multicloud gives customers options to shift to multicloud.

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Google's Partner Interconnect connects SMBs to its data centers

Google is partnering with ISPs to provide a direct connection between a SMB data center and Google's hybrid cloud platform.

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Cyxtera offers on-demand data center provisioning software

With the Cyxtera Extensible Data Center (CXD) platform, customers can quickly extend their data center into a colocation center as needed, letting them provision compute in minutes or hours.

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Juniper multicloud management software targets enterprise data centers

Facing the reality that many if not most enterprise data center managers now work in a hyrbrid cloud environment, Juniper has started to offer Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, a software package designed to monitor and manage workloads...

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What is the cloud-native approach?

In this 60-second video, learn how the cloud-native approach is changing the way enterprises structure their technologies, from Craig McLuckie, founder and CEO of Heptio, and one of the inventors of open-source system Kubernetes

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What is hybrid cloud really, and what's the best strategy?

The definition of hybrid cloud varies depending on who you ask, but it always involves using both private and public clouds, and you need a strategy.

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Is the cloud already killing the enterprise data center?

AWS CTO Werner Vogels listed multiple enterprises that are abandoning data centers to move workloads to the cloud. Don’t expect the data center to disappear completely, though.

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