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Skeptics question Android on Chromebooks

Android apps will run unaltered, but developers may also choose to optimize their wares to, for example, offer multiple window sizes.

Written by Gregg Keizer25 May 16 01:02

Google doubles down on enterprise at I/O

Google says the enterprise represents a largely untapped opportunity for the company, and at this week's Google I/O conference it shared its strategy to corner the business market.

Written by Matt Kapko19 May 16 23:20

Why Banks are finally cashing in on the public cloud

World Bank, Capital One and other banks are moving past their fears about security and regulatory risks turned and embracing the business agility of public cloud services.

Written by Clint Boulton11 May 16 06:48

​From the helpdesk to the boardroom – why resilience matters

Business resilience is an organisation’s ability to quickly adapt to disruptions while maintaining continuous business operation, safeguarding people and assets and maintaining or even building brand equity.

Written by Samantha Ford09 May 16 15:09

Why Microsoft wants to help developers build bots

One of the key parts of Satya Nadella's keynote address to attendees at Microsoft's Build developer conference Wednesday was a discussion of creating virtual assistants and intelligent chat bots to help users do everything from managing their calendars to booking hotel reservations.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank02 April 16 04:56

Google cloud chief on tackling the enterprise

Google's cloud leader discusses one of the biggest IT challenges related to enterprise cloud deployments and offers advice on how companies can identify the business functions that are best suited for the cloud.

Written by Matt Kapko29 March 16 02:00

Google goes 'all-in' on enterprise cloud

xA group of Google executives this week reinforced the company's commitment to the enterprise cloud — one of its fastest growing businesses — and said it has made more than 300 improvements to the Google Cloud Platform during the past year.

Written by Matt Kapko25 March 16 00:35

Is the hybrid cloud's biggest challenge a lack of expertise?

Making the business case for embracing cloud services isn’t the challenge it once was. What is proving to be more of a hurdle to wider-scale cloud adoption is the lack of expertise, experience and resources to take advantage of what’s now possible.

Written by Jonathan Hassell24 March 16 22:11

Azure IoT Suite gets down to business

Forget two-year IoT pilots. Prebuilt solutions and fast prototypes mean you can ascertain the business value of IoT quickly enough to stay competitive.

Written by Mary Branscombe23 March 16 23:17

Why Dropbox dropped Amazon's Cloud

Dropbox has culminated a multi-year project to build a customised infrastructure environment that company officials say is finely tuned to their specific needs, allowing them to reap savings compared with how they used Amazon Web Services' cloud. Should you get out of the cloud too?

Written by Brandon Butler18 March 16 06:41

3 common cloud pitfalls IT should avoid

As modern businesses flock to the cloud, many fail to perform the necessary due diligence and accordingly fall victim to these common mistakes.

Written by Matt Kapko17 Feb. 16 23:25

Azure Stack offers hybrid cloud on your terms

Forget OpenStack and Cloud Foundry: Microsoft says its Azure Stack private and hybrid cloud platform is what enterprises are asking for.

Written by Mary Branscombe03 Feb. 16 01:59

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