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In the latest data center experiment, Microsoft goes underwater

With data centers popping up in nearly every kind of terrain – underneath mountains, in the desert, alongside coalmines – companies were running out of novel locations to set up digital shop. That is until Microsoft decided to make its Project Natick a maritime adventure.

Gartner finds IT spending plummets in 2015, expects little growth in 2016

Worldwide IT spending in 2015 took a large overall hit, dropping 5.8 percent year-over-year, according to Gartner.

Cisco launches cloud monitoring service to protect against shadow IT

Cisco announced the launch of a new enterprise product Wednesday, Cloud Consumption as a Service. It's designed to monitor the use of public cloud services within an organization and catch potential problems before they arise.

Datadog looks to unify cloud computing monitoring, nets $94.5M in new funding

Datadog, which offers technology that looks to provide a holistic view on performance monitoring through integrations that can glean data from such services as Amazon Web Services, Chef, Ansible, HipChat, Splunk and more, announced Series D funding worth $94.5 million.

Is Company Town 2.0 the next trend for big tech companies hiring Millennials?

Oracle recently announced its plans to build a new complex in Austin, Texas, to bolster its expanding cloud business, though the idea has a twist: adjacent corporate living.

Evaluating the need for speed: When does IoT data analysis require a supercomputer?

Internet of Things devices and sensors generate a lot of data, and analyzing all of it to gain actionable insights can be an imposing prospect. While many businesses might be content to use small investments in data analysis to gain insights at a leisurely pace, businesses that need rapid and/or complex analysis are in a position to benefit from significant growth and advancement in the supercomputing industry.

Eastwind cloud-based breach detection startup emerges from stealth mode

Eastwind Breach Detection, a startup offering a hybrid network breach detection platform from enterprises and government agencies, came out of stealth mode on Wednesday.

ISACA identified 5 key cybersecurity trends to watch out for next year

Cyberattacks have been on the rise. This has been a bad year for data breaches, ransomware and other types of attacks. But what does 2016 hold? IT association ISACA identified five key cybersecurity trends to watch out for next year.

IAM provider OneLogin acquires Cafésoft to beef up offerings for enterprises with hybrid environments

OneLogin has acquired Cafésoft, a provider of on-premises Web access management software, to beef up its cloud-based identity and access management offerings for enterprises with hybrid on-premises and cloud environments.

CIOs need to leave the stacks behind to innovate for their business, expert says

Innovative companies of today can no longer rely on CIOs whose purview doesn't extend past back-office server stacks. With the way tech is headed for nearly every industry – to the cloud – most enterprises need an IT exec at the front of the business with a solid understanding of the organization's core processes and how to better realize them, observed Kendra Von Esh, executive strategic advisor at Coupa, in this exclusive interview with FierceCIO.