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vCloud Air + Google Cloud Platform - An ideal marriage (for now)

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  January 29, 2015

Today VMware and Google announced that they have entered into an agreement to integrate select Google Cloud Platform services into the vCloud Air Platform.  The specific Google services that vCloud...

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Confused by Office 365? Gartner for Tech Professionals to the Rescue!

by Craig Roth  |  May 20, 2014

If you're confused by Office 365, you're not alone. Many organizations are now exploring it and have questions about features, infrastructure (such as how secure it is or service levels),...

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Google and Red Hat : an Intriguing Partnership

by Yefim Natis  |  July 5, 2013

JBoss and Google are developing a new Java programming framework: CapeDwarf. The framework duplicates all (with time) Google App Engine Java APIs and implements them using JBoss application server, JBoss Infinispan in-memory...

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I'm Cranking Out My Four Catalyst Presentations

by Guy Creese  |  June 20, 2012

Although Gartner's Catalyst Conference isn't until August 20th, our presentations are due to Editing within the next several weeks. So I'm putting the finishing touches on mine. I'll be giving...

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CTIA Wireless Conference 2012: Changing Of The Guard

by Phillip Redman  |  May 11, 2012

It's funny--my first CTIA conference I went to in the mid-1990's had kind of a start-up feel to it.  There weren't a lot of big name companies there, not in...

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Google Drive: Google May Be Getting Into the File Sync Business

by Guy Creese  |  February 9, 2012

Rumors are floating around that Google may start offering a file synchronization service (Google Drive) within the next several weeks. For articles, see: Sebastian Anthony, "Google Drive: Dropbox killer or...

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Yegge Post Missing the Third Leg of the Stool: The Correct Data Model

by Guy Creese  |  October 13, 2011

Last night I read Steve Yegge's now infamous Google+ post, "Stevey's Google Platforms Rant." I think it deserves all the attention it's getting -- it's an architect's view of what...

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Google+ and Shiny Objects

by Jenny Sussin  |  September 1, 2011

Remember when Google+ was the only thing we were hearing about? "It's a Twitter killer, it's a Facebook killer, it is the only social network I will ever use." Since...

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Google Aquisition of Motorola Mobility Impacts Telcos

by Phillip Redman  |  August 15, 2011

They say war makes strange bedfellows, and so does business.  Google announced its acquisition of Motorola Mobility Inc. (MMI), the recently spun-off cellular handset and set-top box maker.  MMI primarily...

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With Apple and Google It's More About Transparency

by Phillip Redman  |  April 28, 2011

Last week's broad public disclosure that Apple was keeping a tracking file on iOS 4.0 devices once again points to how apple does business its own way.  For many, it...

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