Cloud & Data Center http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9276/more en New Bill Aims to Incentivize Federal Agencies to Update Legacy IT Systems http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/new-bill-aims-incentivize-federal-agencies-update-legacy-it-systems <div class="node-body article-body">The bipartisan bill aims to reduce wasteful IT spending and incentivize federal government agencies move to the cloud.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/new-bill-aims-incentivize-federal-agencies-update-legacy-it-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/new-bill-aims-incentivize-federal-agencies-update-legacy-it-systems#comments Cloud & Data Center Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:28:00 +0000 197531 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX), who serves as Chairman of the House Information Technology Subcommittee.</p> Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Hewlett Packard Enterprise Is Said to Plan About 5,000 Job Cuts http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/hewlett-packard-enterprise-said-plan-about-5000-job-cuts <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cuts at the company, which has about 50,000 workers, are likely to affect workers in the U.S. and abroad.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/hewlett-packard-enterprise-said-plan-about-5000-job-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/hewlett-packard-enterprise-said-plan-about-5000-job-cuts#comments Cloud & Data Center Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:28:00 +0000 197491 at http://windowsitpro.com Puppet Acquires Distelli, Boosting Its Cloud Automation Offerings http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/puppet-acquires-distelli-boosting-its-cloud-automation-offerings <div class="field-deck"> Distelli founder and CEO will join Puppet as VP of engineering. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Both platforms enable developers to manage infrastructure and applications across the entire software delivery process to make app development quicker.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/puppet-acquires-distelli-boosting-its-cloud-automation-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/puppet-acquires-distelli-boosting-its-cloud-automation-offerings#comments Cloud & Data Center Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:02:00 +0000 197471 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Puppet CEO&nbsp;Sanjay Mirchandani.</p> Cloud Skill Shortage Costs Large Enterprises $258 Million Each Year: Report http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/cloud-skill-shortage-costs-large-enterprises-258-million-each-year-report <div class="node-body article-body">As cloud developments are rolled out at a faster pace, even big organizations are having a hard time keeping up, according to a new Rackspace survey.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/cloud-skill-shortage-costs-large-enterprises-258-million-each-year-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/cloud-skill-shortage-costs-large-enterprises-258-million-each-year-report#comments Cloud & Data Center Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:50:00 +0000 197461 at http://windowsitpro.com Google Is Close to Buying HTC Assets to Bolster Hardware http://windowsitpro.com/google/google-close-buying-htc-assets-bolster-hardware <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alphabet investors may be concerned about history repeating itself. Google has tried to buy its way into hardware twice before, albeit more expensively.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/google/google-close-buying-htc-assets-bolster-hardware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/google/google-close-buying-htc-assets-bolster-hardware#comments Google Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:05:00 +0000 197421 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Members of the media photograph a display of Google&#39;s Pixel phone and other products during an event to introduce Google hardware products on October 4, 2016.</p> Ramin Talaie/Getty Images Creating Azure AD & AD objects using PowerShell; Delegating authority on Azure Internal Load Balancer http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/creating-azure-ad-ad-objects-using-powershell-delegating-authority-azure-internal-lo <div class="field-deck"> John Savill's Frequently Asked Questions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/creating-azure-ad-ad-objects-using-powershell-delegating-authority-azure-internal-lo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/creating-azure-ad-ad-objects-using-powershell-delegating-authority-azure-internal-lo#comments Microsoft Azure Azure faq Microsoft Azure PowerShell Savill VM Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:07:00 +0000 197261 at http://windowsitpro.com AWS Per-Second Billing Reflects Push to More Granular Cloud Workloads http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/aws-second-billing-reflects-push-more-granular-cloud-workloads <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching per-second billing on EC2 and EBS next month.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/aws-second-billing-reflects-push-more-granular-cloud-workloads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/aws-second-billing-reflects-push-more-granular-cloud-workloads#comments Amazon Web Services (AWS) Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:02:00 +0000 197411 at http://windowsitpro.com mshch/Thinkstock A few handy PowerShell tips while creating objects in AD http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/few-handy-powershell-tips-while-creating-objects-ad <div class="node-body article-body">I recently had a requirement to create a group for each OU and then populate with the users in that OU. As I wrote the script I thought it would be an interesting learning tool for those looking at leveraging PowerShell.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/few-handy-powershell-tips-while-creating-objects-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/few-handy-powershell-tips-while-creating-objects-ad#comments Cloud & Data Center Active Directory AD cloud John Savill Microsoft stack PowerShell Savill Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:57:00 +0000 197401 at http://windowsitpro.com Ellison Promises Cost Savings in Switch from AWS to Oracle Cloud http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/ellison-promises-cost-savings-switch-aws-oracle-cloud <div class="field-deck"> Ellison talks new pricing schemes, autonomous database at Redwood City event </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oracle's Larry Ellison highlights new pricing options and self-driving database during event.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/ellison-promises-cost-savings-switch-aws-oracle-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/ellison-promises-cost-savings-switch-aws-oracle-cloud#comments Amazon Web Services (AWS) Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:18:00 +0000 197361 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Oracle&#39;s Larry Ellison</p> Kimberly White/Getty Images 6 Tips to Boost Database Performance without Making any Code Changes http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/6-tips-boost-database-performance-without-making-any-code-changes <div class="field-byline"> Tony Branson | ScaleArc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tony Branson of ScaleArc shares 6 practical ways to improve database performance.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/6-tips-boost-database-performance-without-making-any-code-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/6-tips-boost-database-performance-without-making-any-code-changes#comments Cloud & Data Center Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:11:00 +0000 197321 at http://windowsitpro.com