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PayPal steps it up with OpenStack

Payment pro PayPal recently migrated from VMware to OpenStack. Sri Shivananda, the man who spearheaded the migration talks about the rationale behind the move, and shares his two cents' worth for CIOs contemplating a cloud switch.

Red Hat rides the IoT wave with open-source

Red Hat’s think tank has always sworn by open-source, and believes that it’s the key to unleashing next-gen technologies. With IoT storming the enterprise, the pitch remains the same. Here’s why Red Hatters believe open-source is where you ought to put your money.

How to work with rogue users

Network World chats with John Hurley, CEO of SmartFile, about how enterprise IT departments can embrace "rogue users" and "Shadow IT" instead of shutting them down.

Has your cloud consultant gone crazy?

You might not have noticed it, but cloud implementation consultants and contractors have been acting increasingly stupid over the last couple of years. If you think this doesn’t affect you and your project, you’re wrong.

How to architect a digital enterprise through partnerships

NASSCOM 2016’s round table discussion focused on thoughts of leaders who have gone through digital transformation and understood that the digital age requires a new mode of collaboration between traditional vendors-clients as well as between competitors and partners.

Datacenters in the Weirdest Places

A peek into some of the most unusual data center locations in the world. Here are 13 data centers that are built in unusual locations like mines, ships, trucks and even a nuclear collidor. Taking about common wisdom, eh?