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How SMEs are benefitting from hybrid cloud architecture in the best of both worlds

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Hybrid cloud architecture has been a while maturing, but now offers businesses unparalleled flexibility, ROI and scalability. The smaller the business, the more vital these traits are, making hybrid cloud the number one choice for SMEs in 2016.

Big Data looks inwards to transform network management and application delivery

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We’ve all heard of the business applications touted by big data advocates – data-driven purchasing decisions, enhanced market insights and actionable customer feedback.

Securing Visibility into Open Source Code

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The Internet runs on open source code. Linux, Apache Tomcat, OpenSSL, MySQL, Drupal and WordPress are built on open source. Everyone, every day, uses applications that are either open source or include open source code; commercial applications typically have only 65 per cent custom code.

More than just a low sticker price: Three key factors for a successful SaaS deployment

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In its infancy, business benefits of the cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model were simple: save on expensive infrastructure, while remaining agile enough to scale up or down depending on demand. Yet as cloud-based tools become ubiquitous, both inside and outside of a workplace, measuring success extended beyond simple infrastructure savings.

Will containers change the world of cloud?

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The rise of containers as a technology has been glorious and confusing in equal measure. While touted by some as the saviour of developers, and by others as the end of VM’s, the majority simply don’t understand containers as a concept or a technology.

Overcoming the data integration challenge in hybrid and cloud-based environments

Vivo, the Brazilian subsidiary of Spanish telco Telefónica deployed TOA Technologies' cloud-based field service management softawre

Industry experts estimate that data volumes are doubling in size every two years, creating an increasingly difficult value-chain for IT leaders to manage and capitalize on.

Cloud academy: Rudy Rigot and his new Holberton School

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Business Cloud News talks to Container World (February 16 – 18, 2016 Santa Clara Convention Center, USA) keynote Rudy Rigot about his new software college, which opens today.

The IoT in Palo Alto: connecting America’s digital city

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Jonathan Reichental is the man entrusted with the hefty task of ensuring the city is as digital, smart and technologically up-to-date as a place should be that has been called home by the likes of Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckberg, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

Semantic technology: is it the next big thing or just another buzzword?

Three has begun a lot of work on its core infrastructure to enable its mobile BI strategy

Most buzzwords circulating right now describe very attention-grabbing products: virtual reality headsets, smart watches, internet-connected toasters. Big Data is the prime example of this: but how ‘big’ is enterprise Big Data?

Make your Sunday League team as ‘smart’ as Borussia Dortmund with IoT

IoT can help make your football team smarter

How, exactly, is IoT changing competitive sports? And how might you, reader, go about making your own modest Sunday League team as ‘smart’ as the likes of AC Milian, Borussia Dortmund and Brazil?

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