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A streaming analytics engine developed by Microsoft Research is giving advertisers on the company's Bing Web search service more timely analysis on how their ad campaigns are faring, according to the company.
By Joab Jackson | 28 January, 2015 08:53
This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.
By By Ken Asher, Sales Engineer, Security, Smartsheet | 28 January, 2015 08:05
Cloud sync-and-share company Dropbox, never one to shy away from an acquisition, has snapped up startup Pixelapse, which provides a GitHub-like version control service for "tens of thousands" of visual designers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
By Matt Weinberger | 28 January, 2015 01:27
The software and expanded Cloud strategy Cisco is announcing this week is an attempt to leverage the company's installed hardware base while addressing the software centrism sweeping the industry.
By Jim Duffy | 28 January, 2015 01:08
Oracle and Samsung Electronics have reportedly forged a new partnership through which they will work together to deliver mobile cloud services.
By Katherine Noyes | 27 January, 2015 10:33
Coming off a huge year in venture capital investing, the bar has been set high for 2015. But network and computing startups, focused in areas such as the cloud, security and mobile, promise to reap big dollars from investors this year as well. Here's a running timeline of startup investments, with an emphasis on those of interest to enterprise IT pros.
By Bob Brown | 24 January, 2015 02:18
Amazon.com is to acquire a semiconductor startup in Israel, which has been operating secretively since it was set up in 2011.
By John Ribeiro | 23 January, 2015 14:46
The road to an initial public offering is rarely smooth for any company, but it's fair to say that Box's journey has been one of the bumpier ones. Though it filed plans to go public early last year, it wasn't until this week that the milestone finally come into view. In the meantime, Box's challenges have only intensified.
By Katherine Noyes | 23 January, 2015 09:31
It's rare to find a CEO of a high-profile company who is more outspoken on social media than Aaron Levie, founder and "chief magician" (as he calls himself) of Box, which today is launching its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday Jan. 23.
By Brandon Butler | 23 January, 2015 07:53
If you want the fastest possible storage performance for a database as inexpensively as possible, Google's cloud-based Local SSD for its Compute Engine platform could be the answer.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 23 January, 2015 03:57
Part of the reason companies agonize as long and hard as they do over cloud decisions are the potential consequences to be suffered if it later turns out changes need to be made. Write an application and it's good for the particular cloud platform you've chosen; decide to move to a different platform, and you could have a world of pain ahead.
By Katherine Noyes | 22 January, 2015 12:52
Dropbox continues to build its business away from sync-and-share cloud storage with the overnight acquisition of CloudOn, an Israeli startup that offers a "simple and beautiful" mobile document creation and editing tool, to quote Dropbox's marketing spin.
By Matt Weinberger | 22 January, 2015 07:14
The newest feature added to VMware's vCloud Air public cloud is the ability to spin virtual machines up and down with just a few clicks and pay for them by the hour.
By Brandon Butler | 21 January, 2015 07:39
Application Aware Network Performance Management (AANPM) Defined Business critical applications and services are in a constant state of change. Whether expanding to support new users and features, migrating to cut IT costs, or evolving to support BYOD, these systems put an increasing strain on the network and server infrastructure
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