Joab JacksonU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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Microsoft Azure continues enterprise push with private on-ramps

After a slow start, Microsoft Windows Azure is finally gaining a foothold in the emerging cloud marketplace

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Joyent offers Canonical-customized Ubuntu as a cloud service

Cloud service Joyent envisions more hybrid deployments using both Linux and SmartOS

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Informatica promises speedier report development

Informatica 9.6 borrows a few techniques from agile development to hasten the delivery of business intelligence

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BMC makes the help desk more social

Forums and status updates could greatly reduce service tickets, BMC promises

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IBM, AT&T pair to offer 'Internet of things' systems

Cities and utility companies could benefit from large sensor-based data collection systems

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How the NIST cybersecurity framework can help secure the enterprise

The NIST cybersecurity framework can set expectations for the appropriate level of security

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HP offers private app catalogs for enterprises

HP Access Catalog stores an organization's mobile apps so they can be easily downloaded by employees onto their own devices

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Chromebooks can now run Windows desktops, via VMware

Organizations will be able to run their Windows applications on Google Chromebooks with VMware's new desktop virtualization service

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Microsoft addresses critical IE vulnerabilities for Patch Tuesday

For this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft covers 24 vulnerabilities found in Internet Explorer.

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Red Hat and Hortonworks hook up for Hadoop

Hortonworks courts Red Hat's user base, while Red Hat extends its data virtualization product to Hadoop

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Amazon Web Service Marketplace now offers R on demand

AWS offers a hosted version of Revolution Analytics R distribution for $1.25 an hour

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HP expands OneView into VMware environs

HP's server management software can now work with VMware vCenter workloads

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Docker challenges virtualization market with containers

The Docker release focuses on improving the stability and overall quality of the application container

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Red Hat brings SOA to the cloud

Red Hat's JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 provides a way to integrate systems using the best practices of service-oriented architectures

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IBM questions the performance of D-Wave's quantum computer

IBM charges that a D-Wave quantum computer run by Google actually relies on good old-fashioned classical physics