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VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

In what’s become something of an annual tradition, we talked with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference. In this interview with Network World Senior Writer Brandon Butler and IDG Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Gelsinger shared the big news from the event, including new tools that make it easier for customers to build cross-cloud environments, as well as an expanded partnership with IBM. 81 more words

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Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Digital transformation may promise critical benefits for the companies undertaking it, but it’s also delivering a major boost to IT spending around the world.

That’s according to market researcher IDC, which on Monday released new data indicating that global spending on IT products and services will grow from nearly $2.4 trillion in 2016 to more than $2.7 trillion in 2020. 62 more words

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Google Cast now integrated directly into Chrome @TechCrunch @hirimalibe

Google just took a big step in tying together your computing world, with full integration of its Google Cast capability directly into its Chrome browser. This is a step up from the Cast extension it has offered for the past two years, which allowed users to broadcast content from their Chrome browser to Cast-enabled devices…

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Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Digital transformation may promise critical benefits for the companies undertaking it, but it’s also delivering a major boost to IT spending around the world.

That’s according to market researcher IDC, which on Monday released new data indicating that global spending on IT products and services will grow from nearly $2.4 trillion in 2016 to more than $2.7 trillion in 2020. 63 more words

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A.I.

What will it stand for?
Aggressive Intelligence OR
Amenable Intelligence?
American Intelligence OR
Asian Intelligence?
Accumulative Intelligence OR
Apportioning Intelligence?
Atomizing Intelligence OR
Associative Intelligence? 51 more words

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For real this time? Oracle, VMware talk up the cloud

In an ideal world, would anyone want to run their own IT?

It’s a huge hassle. As soon as you invest in technology, the countdown to obsolescence begins, and challenges like scalability and security turn mild-mannered people into raving lunatics. 130 more words

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VMware pins hybrid cloud hopes on IBM, AWS, Azure

VMware’s failure to create a public cloud to rival AWS or Azure hasn’t stopped the virtualization giant from trying to build a hybrid cloud to complement its private cloud empire. 123 more words

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