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July 22, 2014
Can building better relationships with cloud-based technology providers boost your IT competitive advantage? Discuss with SearchCIO Wednesday, July 30, at 3 p.m. EDT on Twitter.
November 07, 2012
Gartner Inc. predicts that by 2015, 35% of technology spending won't be controlled by IT but by the business. Here's why.
October 12, 2012
This week the Searchlight aims its beam upward for a look at public cloud use from a variety of angles and the latest on Congress v. data brokers.
September 05, 2012
Cloud service provider execs from Microsoft, Amazon.com, Rackspace and Salesforce.com take on the intricacies of SLAs and data ownership.
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