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Leaders Of Tech Industry Join Docker In New Open Container Project

Leaders Of Tech Industry Join Docker In New Open Container Project

New Docker Open Container Project More than 20 tech industry organizations have joined forces with Docker in an exciting, new non-profit venture, The Open Container Project (OCP) that aims to unite the industry and establish common standards for software containers. To be run with the support and approval of the Linux Foundation,  the project will…

Docker And Rocket Ready For Liftoff – Software Containers

Docker And Rocket Ready For Liftoff – Software Containers

Software Containers Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are now working on a new standard for software containers with the help of the Linux Foundation. Other members of this coalition include Apcera, Cisco, EMC, Fujitsu Limited, Goldman Sachs, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Mesosphere, Pivotal, Rancher Labs, Red Hat and VMware — that is, virtually everybody who…

Keeping Ahead Of Organized Online Crime

Keeping Ahead Of Organized Online Crime

Organized Online Crime LastPass, one of the top password managers available, released a statement last week that suspicious activity had been discovered and blocked on their network. It appears that no encrypted user data was stolen, but email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised. LastPass is now providing additional…

BVP Cloud Report: Top 10 Public Cloud Companies

BVP Cloud Report: Top 10 Public Cloud Companies

Top 10 Public Cloud Companies Byron Deeter of Bessemer Venture Partners was a cloud enthusiast before it gained global recognition. Presenting BVP’s State of the Cloud report, Deeter considers the tipping point of cloud acceptance and adoption to have been reached and observes that while many in the IT industry disagreed with the cloud trend…

IBM’s Bluemix Adopted By Capgemini’s Sogeti

IBM’s Bluemix Adopted By Capgemini’s Sogeti

IBM Bluemix Today, June 18, Capgemini’s Sogeti revealed that it is implementing IBM’s cloud PaaS Bluemix as its global development platform. Damion Heredia, IBM Vice President of Cloud Platform Services, told CloudTweaks, “We are very focused on growing our ecosystem of partners that help clients through the adoption of cloud. We are excited that Sogeti…

The Invasion Of Privacy And The NSA

The Invasion Of Privacy And The NSA

Invasion Of Privacy Recently, the US Justice Department has told a federal magistrate judge that two government agencies are investigating allegations of misconduct during the Thomas Drake – National Security Agency (NSA) leak investigation in 2010. They are the Office of Special Counsel, a federal agency that is responsible for investigating complaints by whistleblowers, and…

Equinix Partners With Aliyun To Provide New Cloud Service

Equinix Partners With Aliyun To Provide New Cloud Service

Equinix Partners With Aliyun US data center and global interconnection company, Equinix, Inc. and Chinese cloud computing business, Aliyun today signed an agreement that will enable Chinese and North American enterprises to do business between China and North America via the cloud. According to a statement released this morning, the agreement will enable Asian and…

Intel Strengthens IOT Position With $16.7 Billion Acquisition

Intel Strengthens IOT Position With $16.7 Billion Acquisition

Intel Strengthens IOT Position With Acquisition Enables New Classes of Products in High-Growth Data Center and Internet of Things Market Segments SANTA CLARA, Calif. & SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) and Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced a definitive agreement under which Intel would acquire Altera for $54 per share in an all-cash…

The Future Of Cloud Based Service Help Desks

The Future Of Cloud Based Service Help Desks

Cloud Based Service Help Desks Quality customer service solutions are as essential to any startup as the quality of their core products and services. With today’s range of service delivery channels, businesses can offer support with innovative approaches that ensure customer satisfaction in a convenient manner. Mobile applications put solutions at clients’ fingertips, allowing users…

9 Pitfalls of Providing Cloud-Based Online Government Services

9 Pitfalls of Providing Cloud-Based Online Government Services

Cloud-Based Online Government Services Pitfalls When the US government designed the Affordable Care Act, a key part of the program was to encourage enrollment through the Healthcare.gov website. This online service was supposed to make it easier for citizens to learn about the ACA, compare their health insurance options, and take full advantage of this…