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How Real Madrid scores fan engagement in the cloud

25 geeky Mother's Day gifts | Top tools to manage cloud apps

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How Real Madrid scores fan engagement in the cloud
During the Microsoft Ignite keynote in Chicago, only one customer graced the stage, but it was a doozy: Real Madrid, the world's no. 1 sports franchise. Read More


How AccuWeather uses the Microsoft Cloud to scale on demand.
See how Microsoft Azure is enabling AccuWeather to respond to 10 billion data requests per day, from over 200 countries, in a hundred different languages. It's on-demand scalability in action, helping AccuWeather grow their business while protecting lives. Watch the story.


Making the Case for a Software-Defined Data Center
In this paper, we outline the need for "Software-Driven Control" - the intelligence or "control plane" that can take advantage of new software-defined capabilities. Learn More

25 geeky Mother's Day gifts
Looking for that perfect Mother's Day gift for your mom? Need to help your kids choose a gift? Check out these 25 gifts inspired by tech, science and math. Read More

Top tools to manage cloud apps
Once moved to the cloud, applications become more challenging to manage. Cloud app performance management and performance monitoring tools help identify bottlenecks and other performance metrics. (Insider Story) Read More

Microsoft looks to empower IT in the cloud
Microsoft is working to help its enterprise customers move their data, apps and operations to the cloud – specifically the hybrid cloud. Read More


How to Cure Failed Business Continuity Plans
Understand why business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) processes fail, and how a hybrid cloud solution may help your cure those pitfalls. Learn More

VCE's VxRack systems want to be Vblocks for the next generation
EMC's VCE division wants to take the engineered systems approach it's honed with its Vblocks into next-generation mobile and cloud applications. Read More

Increased encryption a double-edged sword
The Department of Homeland Security may be complaining that encryption is interfering with their attempts to eavesdrop on criminals and terrorists -- but they're not the only ones inconvenienced. Read More

Microsoft unifies cloud and in-house IT management software
Two new IT management products from Microsoft continue the company's push to help customers move their operations to the cloud. Read More


Onboard the Business to Your Cloud Strategy
This report is designed to help you onboard the business to your cloud strategy. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy. Learn more.

Oracle says it could win if a rival buys Salesforce
Oracle will probably come out ahead if one of its rivals buys Salesforce.com, because it would turn Oracle's superior focus into an even greater advantage, Co-CEO Safra Catz said. Read More

Startup launches subscription model for buying SSL certificates
A Utah-based startup has launched a subscription model for buying SSL certificates, an essential but at times onerous task. Read More

What if you could virtualize whole cloud systems?
Companies are moving applications to the cloud because they want a more flexible and dynamic computing infrastructure. Read More


How Chambers kept a high profile

Cisco CEO John Chambers has rubbed elbows with many business, political and entertainment VIPs during his 20 years at the helm.


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