Beyond the console: 3 supplements for Office 365 admins

Office 365 provides the standard Office 365 Admins Center where you can perform most tasks. But you may require something different, such as a mobile, command-line, or third-party tool. There is value in versatility. In some cases a mobile app is better for on-the-go IT admins. At other times, you need to get into the… Continue reading Beyond the console: 3 supplements for Office 365 admins

VMware Cloud Foundation: A closer look

At the VMworld conference, Network World’s Brandon Butler chats with VMware VP and GM John Gilmartin about its newly announced Cloud Foundation offering. The integrated system can help build private clouds made up of the company’s virtualized compute, network and storage products packaged together with new management software. from InfoWorld Cloud Computing http://ift.tt/2bys0e0 via IFTTT

Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart

Devops strongly benefits many enterprises by encouraging more continuous development and deployment by bringing some operations capabilities to in-house programmers. The business case for continuous everything is easy to make, although these benefits vary from organization to organization. It’s easy to attribute the rise of devops directly to the rise of cloud computing. After all,… Continue reading Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart

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… Continue reading VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

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… Continue reading Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

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… Continue reading Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

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. Sure, you need developers and designers and engineers for your core processes, customer experience, and… Continue reading For real this time? Oracle, VMware talk up the cloud