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How to secure your Azure network HOW TO SECURE YOUR AZURE NETWORK

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Oct 16, 2018

Cloud services like Azure offer a lot of security features straight out of the box, especially if you’re using their platform services. But virtual infrastructures are much like physical infrastructures, connecting virtual machines with software-defined virtual networks. Thus, they need the sa...

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UA, Microsoft to partner on new cloud-computing center UA, MICROSOFT TO PARTNER ON NEW CLOUD-COMPUTING CENTER

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Oct 18, 2018

The University of Arizona and Microsoft Corp. are partnering on a new cloud-computing research center to study issues like how to make power-hungry computer data centers more efficient and sustainable.The UA’s Cloud Infrastructure Renewal Center will foster research on new data-center technolo...

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Patch Management for Amazon EC2 Instances Organizing, Scheduling and Monitoring Patches PATCH MANAGEMENT FOR AMAZON EC2 INSTANCES ORGANIZING, SCHEDULING AND MONITORING PATCHES

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Oct 16, 2018

In the first part of this series, I showed you how to create a patch baseline that would act as a collection of rules for automatically approving OS patches based on your organization's needs. It is worth noting, however, that creating a patch baseline is really just the first step in the proces...

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Cloud computing switch as digital transformation takes priority CLOUD COMPUTING SWITCH AS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TAKES PRIORITY

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Oct 16, 2018

Cloud computing is often promoted as a way of reducing costs and giving companies more flexibility about how they buy computing power. However, vendors are now keen to push its ability to help executives reshape their businesses."We're early in the cloud -- about ten percent of the workload...

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7 cloud services to ease machine learning 7 CLOUD SERVICES TO EASE MACHINE LEARNING

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Oct 15, 2018

One of the last computing chores to be sucked into the cloud is data analysis. Perhaps it’s because scientists are naturally good at programming and so they enjoy having a machine on their desks. Or maybe it’s because the lab equipment is hooked up directly to the computer to record the ...

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Why healthcare data may be more secure with cloud computing WHY HEALTHCARE DATA MAY BE MORE SECURE WITH CLOUD COMPUTING

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Oct 15, 2018

In the last few years, cloud computing has moved from an option for healthcare providers to, increasingly, a business necessity. By outsourcing data management to a cloud services company, hospitals can free up their own technical staff to do more work closer to their core competencies. “Micro...

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Multicloud does not eliminate vendor lockin MULTICLOUD DOES NOT ELIMINATE VENDOR LOCKIN

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Oct 12, 2018

Not to name names, but I’ve been reading in several publications that one of the main reasons to go to multicloud is to avoid vendor lockin. While I can see the logic behind this assumption—that having more cloud providers means you can be more independent—the reality is much diffe...

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How to use App Bundles on Nextcloud HOW TO USE APP BUNDLES ON NEXTCLOUD

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Oct 10, 2018

Nextcloud is one of the most popular on-premises cloud servers on the planet. With good reason. Nextcloud evolved very quickly to encompass the needs of nearly every type of user: From single at-home users to large enterprises. Even better, Nextcloud has become a cloud server platform that is easy t...

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How to escape the cloud and move back to on-premise systems HOW TO ESCAPE THE CLOUD AND MOVE BACK TO ON-PREMISE SYSTEMS

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Oct 14, 2018

Suppose that your company decides to leave cloud computing behind and bring everything back into its own sunny data center—go ahead but proceed cautiously, experts say. There are plenty of things to do and to not do, said David-Kenneth Group's Kris Mathisen, senior vice president of the Ma...

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Google provides new options for cloud data storage locations and access GOOGLE PROVIDES NEW OPTIONS FOR CLOUD DATA STORAGE LOCATIONS AND ACCESS

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Oct 11, 2018

In one of several additions to its cloud computing offerings today, Google LLC announced new ways make data more accessible in its Cloud Storage service and control where it’s stored around the world. Introduced early Thursday at the company’s Cloud Next conference in London, the new opt...

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Snapchat’s Cloud Doesn’t Have a Silver Lining SNAPCHAT’S CLOUD DOESN’T HAVE A SILVER LINING

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Oct 11, 2018

Snap Inc. has been through a rocky 19 months as a public company, with shares ending Wednesday’s ugly market day at an all-time low, about 60 percent below its IPO price, before recovering some on Thursday morning. Among Snap’s myriad problems is a wrong-way bet on cloud computing.Snap w...

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Azure Cosmos DB gets the multiple-master boost for distributed apps AZURE COSMOS DB GETS THE MULTIPLE-MASTER BOOST FOR DISTRIBUTED APPS

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Oct 09, 2018

Building distributed systems is hard. When you’re working with applications that span a planet, the speed of light is a brake on what you want to do, complicating data replication among servers and services. Someone buys a widget in Hong Kong at almost the same time as someone in Paris, but th...

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Ampere Announces Availability of eMAG™ for Hyperscale Cloud Computing and Unveils Aggressive, Multi-Generation Roadmap AMPERE ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF EMAG™ FOR HYPERSCALE CLOUD COMPUTING AND UNVEILS AGGRESSIVE, MULTI-GENERATION ROADMAP

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Sep 19, 2018

Ampere™, which is developing an Arm®-based server platform for the future of hyperscale cloud and edge computing, today announced availability of its first generation Armv8-A 64-bit processors for data centers.  Already selected by Lenovo and several ODMs, the Ampere eMAG™ proce...

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3 Cloud Considerations for Smaller Banks 3 CLOUD CONSIDERATIONS FOR SMALLER BANKS

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Oct 05, 2018

Community banks and credit unions frequently enjoy fewer resources for larger technology and IT teams, and as a result, they’re often viewed as too small to handle the onslaught of technology changes required to stay digitally competitive, the American Banker reports. But recent competition fo...

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The mainframe and the cloud: friends, not enemies THE MAINFRAME AND THE CLOUD: FRIENDS, NOT ENEMIES

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Oct 10, 2018

Ever since the dawn of cloud computing in the early 2000s, many in the IT industry have questioned the role of the mainframe in the digital world. As companies look to new technologies, many believe cloud computing should replace the mainframe at the heart of business.But cloud computing has not tak...

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Serverless cloud computing: Don’t go overboard SERVERLESS CLOUD COMPUTING: DON’T GO OVERBOARD

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Oct 09, 2018

There are lots of big cloud shows coming up, and the core themes will be containers, devops integration, and more serverless computing services, such as databases, middleware, and dev tools. Why the focus on serverless computing? It’s a helpful concept, where you don’t have to think abou...

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What a successful AI team really looks like WHAT A SUCCESSFUL AI TEAM REALLY LOOKS LIKE

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Oct 09, 2018

As companies increasingly turn to AI and machine learning, a clearer picture of what it takes to succeed with real-world AI is beginning to take shape. Beyond the small circle of tech giants and early adopters, a different set of skills and approaches is emerging as must-haves for enterprise AI team...

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The future is cloudy, with a chance of success THE FUTURE IS CLOUDY, WITH A CHANCE OF SUCCESS

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Oct 09, 2018

I would have titled this post, “How to be a rainmaker in the cloud,” except the term rainmaker often refers to the selling process, which is already succeeding, and that success is a key contributing factor to why so many cloud initiatives are all wet. If nothing else, the popularity of ...

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Juniper CEO Rahim talks network, security and multicloud trends JUNIPER CEO RAHIM TALKS NETWORK, SECURITY AND MULTICLOUD TRENDS

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Oct 05, 2018

Juniper CEO Rami Rahim is shepherding a number of key transitions for the company. Juniper made a big bet on 400G Ethernet this summer, detailing how it plans to transition its wide-area network, data center and enterprise portfolio to 400G Ethernet. And earlier this year, Juniper released its Contr...

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Cisco Webex outage: Collaboration service finding a lumpy recovery CISCO WEBEX OUTAGE: COLLABORATION SERVICE FINDING A LUMPY RECOVERY

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Oct 04, 2018

Some Cisco Webex users are still having some problems with the collaboration system more than a week after the service went dark. According to the company's website, a major outage began on September 25 and shut down all Webex services including Calling, Meetings, Control Hub, Hybrid Services an...

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Google drops out of Pentagon cloud computing competition GOOGLE DROPS OUT OF PENTAGON CLOUD COMPUTING COMPETITION

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Oct 08, 2018

Google is no longer competing for a Pentagon cloud-computing contract worth up to $10 billion, saying in a statement that the contract may conflict with company principles. A Google spokesman said in a statement obtained by Bloomberg that the company is "not bidding on the JEDI contract because...

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The impact of cloud computing on medical devices THE IMPACT OF CLOUD COMPUTING ON MEDICAL DEVICES

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Oct 04, 2018

Cloud computing is a subscription-based infrastructure that delivers services such as storage, databases, software, and networking. The healthcare industry and in particular the medical devices sector has been relatively slow in adopting cloud computing technology. However, the tide is turning and i...

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A tour of cloud computing: “Don’t take the cloud provider’s word for it” A TOUR OF CLOUD COMPUTING: “DON’T TAKE THE CLOUD PROVIDER’S WORD FOR IT”

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Oct 04, 2018

In last year’s JAXenter Technology Trends Survey, we asked readers about their interest in different technologies and, according to the results, the cloud was a very relevant topic for developers. As you can see in the figure below, cloud computing was the runner-up in the “General IT to...

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Why Pentagon Cloud-Computing Contract Is a Huge Deal WHY PENTAGON CLOUD-COMPUTING CONTRACT IS A HUGE DEAL

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Oct 05, 2018

The U.S. Defense Department is running a winner-take-all competition to choose a cloud-computing company to host its trove of information, perhaps including top national-security secrets, so that warfighters and military leaders can make data-driven decisions at "mission-speed." Amazon.com...

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7 transformative cloud computing tools 7 TRANSFORMATIVE CLOUD COMPUTING TOOLS

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Oct 01, 2018

Ask three business leaders what digital transformation is and you’re likely to get three different answers.

According to an Ovum survey of Australian enterprises, 45 per cent say it’s a broad term to describe new technologies such as cloud and artificial intelligence, 37 p...

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How a Decentralized Heterogeneous Cloud Platform Could be a Game Changer HOW A DECENTRALIZED HETEROGENEOUS CLOUD PLATFORM COULD BE A GAME CHANGER

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Oct 01, 2018

Necessity is the mother of invention. For any organization, once it reaches a certain level of growth and success, then comes a stagnation point where it has to restructure or bring a disruptive change to stay ahead of its competitors.  A technology-driven enterprise needs to invest in innovati...

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Cloud gamification get workers to actually use AI? CLOUD GAMIFICATION GET WORKERS TO ACTUALLY USE AI?

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Oct 04, 2018

Most Americans have welcomed artificial intelligence into their personal lives, but precious few are using it in the workplace. As employers hungrily invest in AI, they’re asking, “Why not?”An Oracle study released this past June found that while 70 percent of those surveyed use so...

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Particle Migrates IoT Software Developer Tool to Microsoft PARTICLE MIGRATES IOT SOFTWARE DEVELOPER TOOL TO MICROSOFT

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Oct 03, 2018

Particle moved its desktop IoT developer tool to Microsoft Visual Studio Code allowing for a more common platform to develop, program, and debug applications. It also updated some of its hardware components that make up its full IoT stack. The free IoT developer kit is dubbed the Particle Workbench....

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Updated: Big data stalwarts Cloudera, Hortonworks to merge, Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly to run new company UPDATED: BIG DATA STALWARTS CLOUDERA, HORTONWORKS TO MERGE, CLOUDERA CEO TOM REILLY TO RUN NEW COMPANY

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Oct 03, 2018

Cloudera and Hortonworks have been symbolic of the “big data” era as two of the most successful companies built around the Hadoop open-source project, but apparently this market isn’t big enough for the both of them. The two companies announced Wednesday that they have agreed to a ...

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Cloud Computing advantages every IT entrepreneur must know CLOUD COMPUTING ADVANTAGES EVERY IT ENTREPRENEUR MUST KNOW

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Oct 04, 2018

For startup companies, the cloud hosting delivers a critical differentiator. For the very first time, anybody may take up a business enterprise and put this within an enterprise-grade IT infrastructure which is versatile enough to progress. It nonetheless necessitates minimal funding expenditure.For...

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The importance of APIs in public cloud security: How secure do you think yours are? THE IMPORTANCE OF APIS IN PUBLIC CLOUD SECURITY: HOW SECURE DO YOU THINK YOURS ARE?

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Oct 01, 2018

The use of the cloud is now mainstream and, despite some concerns, it is generally accepted that the public cloud is not inherently insecure. In fact, in many cases it is more secure than most data centres. This can be explained when we consider how many opportunities there are for a piece of sensit...

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SAP on Azure vies with Salesforce on AWS to break data out of silos SAP ON AZURE VIES WITH SALESFORCE ON AWS TO BREAK DATA OUT OF SILOS

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Oct 01, 2018

The good news: Six of the biggest companies in IT are setting out to eliminate the silos in which enterprises store customer data. The bad news? They're doing it in two different ways, and both ways will miss a lot of the silos holding enterprise data. On the one hand we have the Open Data Initi...

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The cloud in 2019: Multicloud, serverless computing, and Kubernetes containers THE CLOUD IN 2019: MULTICLOUD, SERVERLESS COMPUTING, AND KUBERNETES CONTAINERS

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Oct 02, 2018

Based on “active data” from more than 1,600 customers using Sumo Logic’s platform, a new report shows. Multicloud adoption and deployments have doubled, with Amazon Web Services leading the way, but with Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform coming on strong.The adoption of ser...

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Azure’s new machine learning features embrace Python AZURE’S NEW MACHINE LEARNING FEATURES EMBRACE PYTHON

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Sep 25, 2018

Microsoft ahas several new additions to its Azure ML offering for machine learning, including better integration with Python and automated self-tuning features for faster model development. Python is a staple language for machine learning, thanks to its low barrier to entry and its wide range of mac...

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Pain in the XaaS: Rise of FaaS, CaaS Adds to Cloud Orchestration Woes PAIN IN THE XAAS: RISE OF FAAS, CAAS ADDS TO CLOUD ORCHESTRATION WOES

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Jun 27, 2018

Smack in middle of its teenage years, the cloud infrastructure market looks extremely promising but also comes with new headaches for those that have to manage clouds. SDxCentral Research’s newest report on Cloud Orchestration and Automation/DevOps finds respondents are adopting both private a...

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A Remarkably Large Portion of Businesses Are Still Reluctant to Embrace Cloud Computing A REMARKABLY LARGE PORTION OF BUSINESSES ARE STILL RELUCTANT TO EMBRACE CLOUD COMPUTING

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Sep 26, 2018

When entrepreneur Marc Benioff launched Salesforce.com 20 years ago, he adopted an unusual logo for his startup. It featured the word “software” in a circle with a red slash across it. The logo matched Salesforce’s mission, “The End of Software” and its slogan, “N...

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4 hidden cloud computing costs that will get you fired 4 HIDDEN CLOUD COMPUTING COSTS THAT WILL GET YOU FIRED

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Sep 21, 2018

John just finished the first wave on cloud workload migrations for his company. With a solid 500 applications and related data sets migrated to a public cloud, he now has a good understanding of what the costs are after these applications have moved into production. However, where John had budgeted ...

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5G will bring cloud computing to everyone 5G WILL BRING CLOUD COMPUTING TO EVERYONE

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Sep 25, 2018

I gave a cloud computing talk in a rural Midwest town a few years ago. I went on and on about the benefits of using the cloud. During my talk, I noticed a lot of folded arms and concerned faces. The reason? They did not have high-speed internet available to their businesses, so using a public cloud ...

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What is XaaS? A way to inject agility into your digital business WHAT IS XAAS? A WAY TO INJECT AGILITY INTO YOUR DIGITAL BUSINESS

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Sep 25, 2018

Cloud computing has gone mainstream, with most enterprises adopting  infrastructure as a service (IaaS), software as a service (SaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS) as part of their IT portfolios. But cloud services have also broadened to include offerings such as desktop as a service (DaaS), ...

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Alibaba Cloud aligns with VMware to accelerate digital transformation; deliver hybrid cloud solutions to enterprises ALIBABA CLOUD ALIGNS WITH VMWARE TO ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION; DELIVER HYBRID CLOUD SOLUTIONS TO ENTERPRISES

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Sep 20, 2018

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, and VMware announced on Thursday at The Computing Conference 2018 a partnership with VMware to deliver hybrid cloud solutions to help organizations with their digital transformation. Alibaba Cloud will provide enterprises with compelling solut...

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The Future Is Dispensable Servers THE FUTURE IS DISPENSABLE SERVERS

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Sep 24, 2018

The cloud computing paradigm has been a table stake for web scale companies for well over a decade, although it’s just now starting to make inroads in the telco industry.Cloud computing impacts everything. The hardware is commoditized, servers are virtualized, networking and network functions ...

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Microsoft Azure IoT Plans Now Support Digital Twins MICROSOFT AZURE IOT PLANS NOW SUPPORT DIGITAL TWINS

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Sep 24, 2018

Microsoft’s multi-billion dollar IoT pledge has now sprung a twin. The computing and cloud giant added support for the use of digital twins on its Azure IoT platform. Digital twins are software models of physical items. This allows for the ability to model and monitor a physical item in real-t...

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7 New Features of Alibaba Cloud Container Service Blockchain Solution 7 NEW FEATURES OF ALIBABA CLOUD CONTAINER SERVICE BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTION

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Sep 06, 2018

As one of the most influential open-source blockchain projects in the world, Hyperledger recently released Hyperledger Fabric v1.1. With this upgrade, rich new functions are provided, and the security, performance, and scalability are improved. The Alibaba Cloud Container Service Blockchain Solution...

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Cisco’s New UCS Server Supports Google’s Kubeflow, Other ML Tools CISCO’S NEW UCS SERVER SUPPORTS GOOGLE’S KUBEFLOW, OTHER ML TOOLS

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Sep 10, 2018

Cisco’s latest unified computing system (UCS) server targets artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in the enterprise. The company is also validating machine learning tools from Anaconda and Google’s Kubeflow as well as software from Cloudera and Hortonworks on the new server....

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Alibaba and SAP Deepen Global Partnership to Accelerate Intelligent Enterprises in China ALIBABA AND SAP DEEPEN GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP TO ACCELERATE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISES IN CHINA

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Sep 20, 2018

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE :BABA ) and SAP SE (NYSE :SAP ) today announced plans to offer SAP S/4HANA® Cloud and SAP® Cloud Platform on Alibaba Cloud’s infrastructure as a service (IaaS) in China to help customers transition to the cloud and build intelligent enterprises. Alibaba...

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How Artificial Neural Network Types Can Change Business HOW ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK TYPES CAN CHANGE BUSINESS

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Sep 20, 2018

Imagine a business tool that has the know-how of the human brain and can boost personalization, cut time on menial tasks and improve service delivery at large. Think it’s just science fiction? Think again. Artificial neural networks — artificial intelligence networks modeled after the hu...

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A tour of cloud computing: “The cloud gives us a lot of tools for producing better security” A TOUR OF CLOUD COMPUTING: “THE CLOUD GIVES US A LOT OF TOOLS FOR PRODUCING BETTER SECURITY”

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Sep 20, 2018

Cloud computing is worth exploring; this is what we think but of course, we’re no experts. Therefore, we decided to invite 12 experts to weigh in on the present and future of cloud computing. Our next guest is John Mathon, CEO of Agile Stacks. In last year’s JAXenter Technology Trends Su...

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China CHINA'S ALIBABA DOUBLES DOWN ON CHIPS AMID CLOUD COMPUTING PUSH

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Sep 19, 2018

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) will set up a dedicated chip subsidiary and aims to launch its first self-developed AI inference chip in the second half of 2019 that could be used for autonomous driving, smart cities and logistics. The Chinese firm said at an event in Hangzhou on Wednesday that t...

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The growth is down to increased demand for hyperscale architecture in the data centre THE GROWTH IS DOWN TO INCREASED DEMAND FOR HYPERSCALE ARCHITECTURE IN THE DATA CENTRE

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Sep 10, 2018

Dell continued to dominate the enterprise storage market for the second quarter of 2018, maintaining its position as the world's largest supplier. According to the latest figures from IDC, Dell snatched 19.1% of the total storage system revenue and growing 26.6% compared to the same quarter of 2...

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Four keys to smashing success in the cloud FOUR KEYS TO SMASHING SUCCESS IN THE CLOUD

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Sep 13, 2018

Most people come to the cloud for cost savings, and stay for the flexibility it offers, said TeraGo cloud specialist Nabeel Sherif, who recently joined TeraGo Senior Product Manager Mohamed Jivraj and ITWC CIO Jim Love for Four Keys to Smashing Success in the Cloud, a discussion around the cloud&rsq...

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5 reasons for containerizing your legacy Windows Server applications 5 REASONS FOR CONTAINERIZING YOUR LEGACY WINDOWS SERVER APPLICATIONS

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Sep 13, 2018

Applications are the lifeblood of your business and keeping them alive and well on modern infrastructure is essential to maintaining operational excellence. With Microsoft no longer supporting Windows Server (WS) 2003 and support for WS 2008 officially being discontinued in January of 2020, the reas...

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SAP’s cloud analytics update offers insights in seconds, not months SAP’S CLOUD ANALYTICS UPDATE OFFERS INSIGHTS IN SECONDS, NOT MONTHS

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Sep 13, 2018

With a refresh of its cloud analytics tools, SAP hopes to bring users new insights into their data more quickly and take some of the workload off the IT department.It’s not that the previous analytics tools were all that slow; it’s just that to get the most out of some of their features,...

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Does the cloud still make sense when the economy is good? DOES THE CLOUD STILL MAKE SENSE WHEN THE ECONOMY IS GOOD?

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Sep 18, 2018

The economy is doing well. Even the Fed is looking to figure out ways to slow things down, so the economic boom does not become overheated and then collapse.How will the good economy affect the adoption of cloud computing? Most people answer quickly that it’s good for cloud. But that’s n...

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Microsoft’s SignalR real-time service moves to the cloud MICROSOFT’S SIGNALR REAL-TIME SERVICE MOVES TO THE CLOUD

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Sep 18, 2018

Version 2.4.0 of the ASP.Net SignalR real-time communications library will support Azure SignalR Service, a managed service for adding real-time web functionality to applications.ASP.Net SignalR 2.4.0 is due later this year; Azure SignalR Service currently is in beta. It is an Azure cloud-managed se...

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Oracle: Autonomous is the future of cloud ORACLE: AUTONOMOUS IS THE FUTURE OF CLOUD

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Sep 17, 2018

John Abel: At a time when the cloud is being viewed as a generational transformation in how businesses operate, organisations are facing questions about how they will transition to the cloud. Challenges can include the perceived complexity and cost of moving to the cloud, as well as concerns around ...

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Why people are the biggest barrier to public cloud success WHY PEOPLE ARE THE BIGGEST BARRIER TO PUBLIC CLOUD SUCCESS

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Sep 17, 2018

As we wait for public cloud to devour all enterprise workloads, the heady hype around driverless cars may prove instructive. Writing on the slower-than-expected driverless car revolution, The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has said, "we'll have to adjust to the reality that auto...

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The hybrid cloud is both freedom and challenge, says Scalr THE HYBRID CLOUD IS BOTH FREEDOM AND CHALLENGE, SAYS SCALR

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Sep 17, 2018

One of the most interesting parts of working in IT is the rapid pace of change. Tools are constantly evolving or being developed to meet new business needs, and what is at the heart of your business one year might be considered legacy just a few years down the road. It's hard to believe that tha...

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Salesforce outlines Financial Services Cloud roadmap, single view of customer test bed SALESFORCE OUTLINES FINANCIAL SERVICES CLOUD ROADMAP, SINGLE VIEW OF CUSTOMER TEST BED

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Sep 17, 2018

Salesforce unveiled updates to its Financial Services Cloud that aims to unify the various silos within financial services companies and provide one holistic view of the customer. Rohit Mahna, senior vice president and general manager of Salesforce's financial services unit, billed a series of u...

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SAP pilots blockchain-based supply chain tracker SAP PILOTS BLOCKCHAIN-BASED SUPPLY CHAIN TRACKER

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Aug 20, 2018

SAP is working with more than two dozen produce, pharmaceutical, tech and shipping companies on an automated blockchain-based supply chain tracking system that it believes will bolster visibility and ensure the authenticity of goods such as food and drugs.The software giant is piloting its SAP Cloud...

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Data shows time is right for ‘iCloud: Enterprise edition’ DATA SHOWS TIME IS RIGHT FOR ‘ICLOUD: ENTERPRISE EDITION’

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Sep 04, 2018

Apple has a huge opportunity to diversify its offer with a range of powerful mobile services aimed at enterprise users — that’s the only logical step it can take on news that almost three-fourths of the work done on mobile in that sector is transacted on iOS devices. Based on analysis of...

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Salesforce intros new Sales Cloud features for billing, marketing automation SALESFORCE INTROS NEW SALES CLOUD FEATURES FOR BILLING, MARKETING AUTOMATION

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Sep 06, 2018

Salesforce on Thursday announced updates to the Sales Cloud platform that aim to bring improvements around prospecting, billing and marketing automation. The CRM giant is also a touting a new customer win with Lyft Business, which it says has signed up to use Salesforce Pardot and Sales Cloud to ide...

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Hybrid cloud adoption grows in Brazil HYBRID CLOUD ADOPTION GROWS IN BRAZIL

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Sep 05, 2018

Brazilian organizations will see a surge in the adoption of the hybrid cloud computing approach, according to a new report. The mixed approach of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services is expected to jump from 31 percent to 64 percent by the end of 2018, according to the I...

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Cloud computing: Three reasons why it could be time to go cloud-first CLOUD COMPUTING: THREE REASONS WHY IT COULD BE TIME TO GO CLOUD-FIRST

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Sep 06, 2018

CIOs are increasingly confident using a cloud-first strategy. Analyst Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, why are digital leaders choosing to push as many services as possible on demand...

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IBM develops A.I. to speed deep learning architecture selection IBM DEVELOPS A.I. TO SPEED DEEP LEARNING ARCHITECTURE SELECTION

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Sep 05, 2018

IBM is developing an AI system to help developers choose the right deep learning architecture. Researcher Martin Wistuba is writing what he calls “an evolutionary algorithm for architecture selection” at the cognitive and computing services giant. The new algorithm is currently up to 50,...

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Ericsson Bypasses Cisco, Partners With Juniper on Optical Transport ERICSSON BYPASSES CISCO, PARTNERS WITH JUNIPER ON OPTICAL TRANSPORT

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Sep 05, 2018

Ericsson is teaming with Juniper Networks and ECI Telecom to create an optical transport solution that will be able to deliver 4G and 5G traffic all the way from the cell site to the core. By joining forces the companies say they can now offer service providers an end-to-end transport solution that ...

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The Misleading Power of Internet Metaphors THE MISLEADING POWER OF INTERNET METAPHORS

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Sep 05, 2018

In our digital, networked world, metaphors that become memes (such as "cloud" computing, "smart" tech and the “Internet of Things") can be powerful tools for techno-social engineering humans—meaning that that they shape conversations and beliefs about reality; pe...

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IBM, VMware partnership simplifies cloud journey for businesses across industries IBM, VMWARE PARTNERSHIP SIMPLIFIES CLOUD JOURNEY FOR BUSINESSES ACROSS INDUSTRIES

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Aug 27, 2018

With many enterprises currently adopting multiple clouds, it’s clear that there is no one-size-fits-all cloud strategy. Enterprises want, and are investing in, the ability to have a seamless and consistent experience across their public, private and hybrid cloud services. That’s why in 2...

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Understanding programmatic Azure infrastructures UNDERSTANDING PROGRAMMATIC AZURE INFRASTRUCTURES

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Sep 04, 2018

The more Azure grows, the harder it is to manage through its portal. After all, graphical user interfaces rarely scale beyond a few machines. With a global Azure deployment, you’re going to be running hundreds, if not thousands, of virtual machines, containers, and Azure service endpoints. It&...

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Google Cloud is no longer the dark horse GOOGLE CLOUD IS NO LONGER THE DARK HORSE

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Sep 04, 2018

With plenty of reflection time since the 2018 edition of Google Cloud Next, it’s clear the majority of my fellow attendees agreed on a couple of things. First, Google is serious about making public cloud a successful part of their business strategy, and second, the amount of excitement generat...

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Serverless Computing: Re-engineering the Cloud to be ‘Serverless’ SERVERLESS COMPUTING: RE-ENGINEERING THE CLOUD TO BE ‘SERVERLESS’

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Aug 30, 2018

Serverless computing doesn’t mean that there aren’t servers.  It means that the infrastructure needed to be provisioned in order to run computing jobs is automatic.  The focus is on the application or service and not on the server hardware or operating system.  Serverless ...

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Cloud Computing: A Key Component Enabling Digital Transformation CLOUD COMPUTING: A KEY COMPONENT ENABLING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Aug 30, 2018

Cloud computing is one of the important aspects of digital transformation in Enterprise Mobility Exchange’s August 2018 report. In a recent survey, Enterprise Mobility Exchange asked IT executives which areas of the digital transformation they were interested in the most. The lion’s shar...

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Cloud computing topped emerging business risk – Report CLOUD COMPUTING TOPPED EMERGING BUSINESS RISK – REPORT

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Sep 04, 2018

Cloud computing has been identified as the top risk concern for executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance, a new Emerging Risks Report by Gartner Inc says. The cybersecurity company said that though cloud computing presented organisations with novel opportunities, risks such as cybersecurity...

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How to retrofit the cloud for security: 2 essential steps HOW TO RETROFIT THE CLOUD FOR SECURITY: 2 ESSENTIAL STEPS

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Aug 31, 2018

At the majority of enterprises that migrate applications to the cloud, security is an afterthought. This doesn’t mean it’s not important, but that they looking to address security requirements after the workloads and data have already settled in the cloud. I do not recommend this approac...

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Research: Cloud Computing Is Helping Smaller, Newer Firms Compete RESEARCH: CLOUD COMPUTING IS HELPING SMALLER, NEWER FIRMS COMPETE

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Aug 31, 2018

Is digital technology a democratizing force, allowing smaller, newer companies to compete against giant ones? Or does it provide even greater advantage to incumbents? That question has gotten a lot of attention lately, in response to data showing that the rate of new business creation in the U.S. ha...

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What is Data Fabric? Data Fabric Explained WHAT IS DATA FABRIC? DATA FABRIC EXPLAINED

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Jul 26, 2018

Data Fabric lets organizations take control of data residing anywhere, anytime. Data Fabric encompasses the technology architecture and IT services that enable this capability by simplifying and integrating data management processes across all sources and access points of data. Specifically for hybr...

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NHS IT: Using the open standards and the cloud to drive digital transformation NHS IT: USING THE OPEN STANDARDS AND THE CLOUD TO DRIVE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Aug 30, 2018

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is building out electronic patient records system which will help to deliver integrated healthcare for 800,000 people across the region. The Trust has chosen to avoid off-the-shelf systems and instead create its own electronic health record (EHR); Leeds had already...

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New Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch services to be offered globally NEW ALIBABA CLOUD ELASTICSEARCH SERVICES TO BE OFFERED GLOBALLY

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Aug 19, 2018

Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, is expanding its partnership with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to provide global access to Alibaba Cloud Elasticsearch.The service announced in October 2017, was previously only available in China. With the ...

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5 ways to reduce devops costs 5 WAYS TO REDUCE DEVOPS COSTS

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Aug 29, 2018

Made popular by startups that wanted to reduce their upfront infrastructure costs, the public cloud offered an easy opex method to get development efforts off the ground. Public cloud providers now allow enterprises of all types to focus on the devops practices that thrive in that environment. But t...

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7 Benefits Of Cloud Computing For Small Businesses 7 BENEFITS OF CLOUD COMPUTING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Aug 08, 2018

Cloud technology has brought exciting new opportunities for small businesses to compete on a global scale. Thanks to innovative products that provide storage, software, and infrastructure through the cloud, businesses can minimize their IT expenses. Additionally, the monthly or annual billing rates ...

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How to Get to the Cloud Computing ‘Goldilocks Zone’ HOW TO GET TO THE CLOUD COMPUTING ‘GOLDILOCKS ZONE’

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Aug 24, 2018

There’s no debate that the cloud has become a must-have technology for the digital era. This year, according to Forrester, the world will cross the 50 percent adoption milestone, and “cloud applications, platforms, and services will continue to radically change the way enterprises compet...

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Automation in focus as VMware unveils new cloud services AUTOMATION IN FOCUS AS VMWARE UNVEILS NEW CLOUD SERVICES

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Aug 27, 2018

VMware has unveiled new and enhanced cloud services covering automation, analytics, cost management and compliance, in an effort to address the challenges of multiple cloud environments. Such offerings aim to provide a unified platform for helping cloud engineering and operations teams gain visibili...

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Oracle offers GraphPipe spec for machine learning data transmission ORACLE OFFERS GRAPHPIPE SPEC FOR MACHINE LEARNING DATA TRANSMISSION

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Aug 15, 2018

Oracle has developed an open source specification for transmitting tensor data, which the company wants to become a standard for machine learning.Called GraphPipe, the specification provides a protocol for network data transmission. GraphPipe is intended to bring the efficiency of a binary, memory-m...

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A tour of cloud computing: Cloud-neutral adds a large amount of complexity and risk to a migration, without really solving the issue A TOUR OF CLOUD COMPUTING: CLOUD-NEUTRAL ADDS A LARGE AMOUNT OF COMPLEXITY AND RISK TO A MIGRATION, WITHOUT REALLY SOLVING THE ISSUE

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Aug 23, 2018

Cloud computing is worth exploring; this is what we think but of course, we’re no experts. Therefore, we decided to invite 12 experts to weigh in on the present and future of cloud computing. Our next guest is Peter Meulbroek, Global Head of DevOps Solutions at Risk Focus. In last year’s...

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Machine learning turns unstructured secondary storage into globally accessible data MACHINE LEARNING TURNS UNSTRUCTURED SECONDARY STORAGE INTO GLOBALLY ACCESSIBLE DATA

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Aug 23, 2018

Charles Darwin was rumored to have said something to the effect of “It’s not the strongest or smartest that survives. Rather it’s the species that’s the most adaptable to change.” This axiom has never been truer in the business world than it is today. Adapting to market...

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Parallels Desktop 14 can save up to 20GB VM space PARALLELS DESKTOP 14 CAN SAVE UP TO 20GB VM SPACE

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Aug 22, 2018

Parallels has launched version 14 of its Desktop application that the company says adds 50 new features, including storage savings of up to 20GB, enhanced integration with Microsoft Office on Mac and better Touch Bar support for Apple's newest range of MacBook Pros.Virtual machines notoriously t...

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EU Commission produces new cloud computing strategy EU COMMISSION PRODUCES NEW CLOUD COMPUTING STRATEGY

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Aug 16, 2018

By unleashing a new cloud computing strategy, the European Commission believes it will deliver a net gain of 2.5 million new jobs in the economy, as well as an annual boost of EU€160billion by 2020.The EU Commission’s plan is to provide support for EU-wide certification schemes for trustw...

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Paytm-Alibaba foray into AI-enabled cloud computing will give Microsoft, Amazon a run for their money PAYTM-ALIBABA FORAY INTO AI-ENABLED CLOUD COMPUTING WILL GIVE MICROSOFT, AMAZON A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY

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Aug 22, 2018

One97 Communications, the company that owns Paytm, has officially announced the launch of its artificial intelligence (AI) cloud computing platform, Paytm AI Cloud. The platform will be helpful for developers, start-ups, and enterprises and is being launched in partnership with tech giant Alibaba. T...

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Logicworks debuts cloud compliance assessment for AWS and Microsoft Azure users LOGICWORKS DEBUTS CLOUD COMPLIANCE ASSESSMENT FOR AWS AND MICROSOFT AZURE USERS

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Aug 17, 2018

Cloud services company Logicworks released its comprehensive Compliance Assessment product for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure customers.The service programmatically discovers all of the customer’s cloud resources, scores them against common regulatory compliance standards including HI...

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CIOs need to consider the human side of digital transformation CIOS NEED TO CONSIDER THE HUMAN SIDE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Aug 13, 2018

Digital transformation is happening faster than ever, putting pressure on IT to change. As change happens, it’s critical that CIOs focus on transitioning employee skills, as well as deploying new technologies. With the push for digital transformation, we see a growing need for different IT ski...

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The biggest risk in cloud computing is not doing it THE BIGGEST RISK IN CLOUD COMPUTING IS NOT DOING IT

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Aug 21, 2018

Gartner’s latest quarterly report “Emerging Risks Report” surveyed 110 senior executives about risk, audit, finance, and compliance at large global organizations. Not surprisingly, they identified cloud computing as the top concern for the second consecutive quarter.Why? Moving to ...

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Data is the lifeblood of AI, but how do you collect it? DATA IS THE LIFEBLOOD OF AI, BUT HOW DO YOU COLLECT IT?

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Aug 08, 2018

When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), there is no such thing as data overload. In fact, it’s quite the opposite—the more data, the better. Because AI systems have the ability to process enormous amounts of data, and their accuracy increases along with data volume, the demand for...

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For cloud deployments, ‘it works’ is not good enough FOR CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS, ‘IT WORKS’ IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH

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Aug 17, 2018

“It works.” That’s a term used to go right along with “success,” but these days it means that you’ve gotten an instance of a cloud solution up and running. But it’s typically falling short in some way that those that use the term “it works” don&r...

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Cloud Computing In Industrial IoT Market: Growing Popularity Of Cloud Technologies To Augment Growth CLOUD COMPUTING IN INDUSTRIAL IOT MARKET: GROWING POPULARITY OF CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES TO AUGMENT GROWTH

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Aug 20, 2018

The inception of connected technologies such as IoT and growing penetration of cloud computing in Industrial IoT are expected to promote the business trends. The rising popularity of SaaS (Software as a Service) sector is projected to augment the application of cloud computing in industrial IoT mark...

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How Pivotal hopes to make cloud mavens of us all HOW PIVOTAL HOPES TO MAKE CLOUD MAVENS OF US ALL

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Aug 15, 2018

Can we be real for a minute? As big as cloud computing is (and it's really, really big), most organizations are so stuck with their servers that the mere thought of how to get from their on-premises data center to the cloud is terrifying. But it needn't be such.At least, that's what Pivo...

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How to manage cloud security when providers and customers share responsibility HOW TO MANAGE CLOUD SECURITY WHEN PROVIDERS AND CUSTOMERS SHARE RESPONSIBILITY

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Aug 19, 2018

When it comes to securing data in the cloud, the importance of deciding who's responsible for what cannot be overstated. Currently, there are three choices: Cloud-service customers, cloud-service providers, or customers and providers sharing the responsibility. Jenna Kersten, content marketing s...

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What makes customers tick in the cloud? WHAT MAKES CUSTOMERS TICK IN THE CLOUD?

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Aug 20, 2018

IDG Communications has assessed the cloud spending patterns of customers through in-depth research profiling readers of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World publications All brands operate as sister publications of ARN, Reseller News and Channel Asia across Australia, New Ze...

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What Will Be the Real Impact From Knative? WHAT WILL BE THE REAL IMPACT FROM KNATIVE?

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Aug 16, 2018

Knative burst onto the scene less than a month ago with the premise of using Kubernetes as a bridge between enterprises and serverless deployments. That bridge has become increasingly important as enterprises look to plug serverless into their cloud native ecosystem.A recent Gartner report found tha...

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Introducing the Kubernetes Operator for TiDB INTRODUCING THE KUBERNETES OPERATOR FOR TIDB

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Aug 16, 2018

The rise of Kubernetes has significantly simplified the deployment and operation of cloud-native applications. An important part of that experience is the ease of running a cloud-native distributed database like TiDB. TiDB is an open-source, MySQL-compatible “NewSQL” database that suppor...

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Cloud computing 2018: How enterprise adoption is taking shape CLOUD COMPUTING 2018: HOW ENTERPRISE ADOPTION IS TAKING SHAPE

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Aug 15, 2018

A 2018 cloud computing study by IDG Communications, InfoWorld’s parent company, has found that organizations continue to increase their investment and evolve their cloud environments to leverage the technology to drive their business forward. With 73 percent of the 550 surveyed organizations h...

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Cloud computing remains top emerging business risk CLOUD COMPUTING REMAINS TOP EMERGING BUSINESS RISK

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Aug 16, 2018

In Gartner’s latest quarterly Emerging Risks Report, 110 senior executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance at large global organizations identified cloud computing as the top concern for the second consecutive quarter. Additional information security risks, such as cybersecurity disclos...

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Toshiba Storage Software Now Enables NVMe-oF on TCP TOSHIBA STORAGE SOFTWARE NOW ENABLES NVME-OF ON TCP

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Aug 09, 2018

Networking people know that there are different transport speeds for different types of enterprise use cases. There's high-end data center control networking for high-speed, big-data workloads, and then there's the regular internet protocol, TCP/IP, which is what we use when checking our Fac...

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The cloud will soon drive your car THE CLOUD WILL SOON DRIVE YOUR CAR

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Aug 14, 2018

I’m a car guy. I’m also a cloud guy. So, it is natural I would want to connect the two. But it’s not just me. In fact, the car-cloud connection is already happening. Cars have been pretty stupid in the past, even with all of the computerization and automation that has come in recen...

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Top 5 Blessings Of Cloud Technology For Small Businesses TOP 5 BLESSINGS OF CLOUD TECHNOLOGY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Aug 01, 2018

Technological evolution has allowed businesses to broaden their market, boost their growth, and achieve more with less investment. By capitalizing on the technological evolution, businesses are now able to gain a competitive advantage in the market without going through a cumbersome and lengthy proc...

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How the IoT Brings Billions of Devices Closer to the Edge HOW THE IOT BRINGS BILLIONS OF DEVICES CLOSER TO THE EDGE

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Aug 13, 2018

Utility companies collect data from electric meters, smart roadways monitor weather conditions, and intelligent kitchen and bath fixtures create personalized experiences for homeowners. These are all examples of edge computing combining with the Internet of Things (IoT) to enable people to gain quic...

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Shortcuts to serverless adoption don’t exist SHORTCUTS TO SERVERLESS ADOPTION DON’T EXIST

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Aug 13, 2018

Many of you are familiar with the “technology adoption life cycle” model, long a pillar of everything from new tech product pitches to IPO roadshows. However, overuse has eroded the model’s impact. Today, it’s less an effective visualization of market traction, and more a sym...

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Ahead of VMworld, virtualization confronts the cloud AHEAD OF VMWORLD, VIRTUALIZATION CONFRONTS THE CLOUD

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Aug 08, 2018

Virtualization is an inexorable process under which applications become progressively more abstracted and independent from the underlying platforms on which their services execute.It’s the foundation for software-defined data centers that span hybrid multiclouds. It enables flexible partitioni...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Support Extended for Cloud Migrations MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2008 SUPPORT EXTENDED FOR CLOUD MIGRATIONS

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Jul 13, 2018

In a little less than a year, Microsoft will end support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2. But businesses looking to eke a few more years out of their existing database investments, minus their server hardware expenditures, can buy more time by moving to the cloud. Takeshi Numoto, corporate vice pres...

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How to Use Big Data and Cloud Computing for Your Business HOW TO USE BIG DATA AND CLOUD COMPUTING FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Aug 10, 2018

Big data and cloud computing are two innovations that have changed mainstream technology and the methods in which data are handled. These technologies have changed the outlook of data in such a way that they have served as foundations for many crucial innovations. Let’s have a look at how thes...

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When less isn’t more: Why businesses are embracing the multi-cloud approach WHEN LESS ISN’T MORE: WHY BUSINESSES ARE EMBRACING THE MULTI-CLOUD APPROACH

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Aug 09, 2018

Derek Wang, Chief Architect of Alibaba Cloud Global, explores with Information Age why the multi-cloud approach has become the ‘new normal’ for cloud-enabled businesses. Humans value simplicity. We look for brevity, streamlining and rationalisation. We want everything to be simple, under...

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Microsoft: Winning The Cloud Wars And Becoming A Trillion Dollar Company MICROSOFT: WINNING THE CLOUD WARS AND BECOMING A TRILLION DOLLAR COMPANY

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Aug 09, 2018

First and foremost, I believe that Microsoft will soon become a $1 trillion dollar company. The revenue growth that is required for this to happen will come from the Intelligent Cloud product group, which focuses on allowing users to store information and increase business efficiency using the cloud...

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How health care should take advantage of the cloud HOW HEALTH CARE SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CLOUD

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Aug 07, 2018

The cloud has come to the health care sector, and it’s having an impact by saving some money. However, that’s not the real value of cloud computing for this sector, a sector that affects us personally at some point in our lives. Black Book Research found that 93 percent of hospital CIOs ...

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Amazon rumored to be entering the networking market AMAZON RUMORED TO BE ENTERING THE NETWORKING MARKET

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Jul 17, 2018

It’s hard to remember a time when people thought Amazon was nuts for going into the cloud computing business, since it was so far removed from the company’s core ecommerce business. No one is laughing now.It seems history could repeat itself. According to an article in The Information, A...

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Istio 1.0 Brings Service Mesh to Cloud Native Applications ISTIO 1.0 BRINGS SERVICE MESH TO CLOUD NATIVE APPLICATIONS

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Jul 31, 2018

As organizations increasingly move toward using containers and microservices for application deployment, networking complexity has increased. One of the emerging approaches for dealing with that complexity is the Istio service mesh project, led by Google, which announced its 1.0 release on July 31. ...

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Why and How to Set Up Enterprise Cloud Computing Solutions WHY AND HOW TO SET UP ENTERPRISE CLOUD COMPUTING SOLUTIONS

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Aug 03, 2018

Is enterprise cloud computing the right solution for you? Enterprise cloud adoption is rapidly growing and it is thought that an overwhelming majority of enterprises will adopt cloud computing by 2020 (as many as 90%, in fact). But why are so many businesses flocking towards cloud computing? And sho...

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Reverse hybrid cloud: how the cloud is moving on-premises REVERSE HYBRID CLOUD: HOW THE CLOUD IS MOVING ON-PREMISES

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Aug 03, 2018

In the age of the multi-cloud, in which enterprises are now most commonly using a variety of public cloud, private cloud, and on-premises infrastructure to manage services, applications, and workloads, it shouldn’t be surprising that we’re seeing major public cloud platforms make moves i...

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How public cloud powers digital transformation: 8 real-world examples HOW PUBLIC CLOUD POWERS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: 8 REAL-WORLD EXAMPLES

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Aug 03, 2018

Public cloud services are becoming a strategic weapon for CIOs. More than a way to cease operating data centers, the public cloud offers CIOs the ability to focus on strategic projects aimed at boosting the bottom line.Whether that means building a mobile app or analyzing data to strengthen customer...

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Going cloud-native costs more than you think GOING CLOUD-NATIVE COSTS MORE THAN YOU THINK

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Aug 03, 2018

There is a bit of sticker shock out there. No, it’s not the big IaaS public cloud bill that will make you gasp, it’s the price of changing applications to take advantage of cloud-native features as they move to the cloud. Of course, lift and shift is the cheapest way to go, and thus the ...

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The Edge: A New Network for a New Data Environment THE EDGE: A NEW NETWORK FOR A NEW DATA ENVIRONMENT

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Jul 30, 2018

Edge networking is clearly “the next big thing” in enterprise circles. Thi is odd considering that the “last big thing,” cloud computing, is still evolving in terms of technology development and adoption.
The edge, of course, is designed to push computing closer to the...

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Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence: Businesses Can’t Get Enough CLOUD COMPUTING AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: BUSINESSES CAN’T GET ENOUGH

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Jul 27, 2018

The use of the cloud for business intelligence (BI) is growing strongly, particularly by small organizations and within the financial services industry, according to a survey by Dresner Advisory Services.  Adoption is nearly double compared to 2016.Sales and Marketing people are especially enam...

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Google is in talks with Tencent and others to bring cloud services to China GOOGLE IS IN TALKS WITH TENCENT AND OTHERS TO BRING CLOUD SERVICES TO CHINA

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Aug 06, 2018

The internet giant is in talks with Tencent Holdings Ltd., Inspur Group and other Chinese companies to offer Google cloud services in the mainland, according to people familiar with the discussions. They asked not to be identified discussing private matters. The talks began in early 2018 and Google ...

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Cisco to Buy Duo for Security in a CISCO TO BUY DUO FOR SECURITY IN A 'MULTICLOUD WORLD'

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Aug 02, 2018

Cisco's acquisition of Duo and the integration of the company's unified access security and multifactor authentication delivered via the cloud aim to offer customers improved security. Privately held Duo Security has technology that Cisco sees as advantageous to its intent-based networking s...

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Top 10 Cloud Computing Challenges TOP 10 CLOUD COMPUTING CHALLENGES

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Aug 02, 2018

Cloud computing challenges are numerous and thorny, to be sure. These days, everyone is in the cloud — but that doesn't mean that they've figured out how to overcome all the challenges of cloud computing.In the RightScale 2018 State of the Cloud Report, 96 percent of IT professionals s...

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The cloud-native era: More than just datacenters in the sky THE CLOUD-NATIVE ERA: MORE THAN JUST DATACENTERS IN THE SKY

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Aug 02, 2018

Cloud—it’s all the rage, with enterprises everywhere adopting new strategies to migrate their applications and systems to the cloud. But companies that think of the cloud simply as a cost-effective data server in the sky are missing out on its true benefits: as a platform for rapid innov...

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Managed Istio Service Mesh Now Available on Google Cloud Platform MANAGED ISTIO SERVICE MESH NOW AVAILABLE ON GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM

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Aug 01, 2018

Organizations can now run a managed version of the Istio open source project on Google's cloud platform to connect, monitor and manage microservices. Google, along with IBM and other members of the open source community July 31 announced the release into full production of Istio 1.0 the latest v...

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How to Analyze Google Cloud Committed Use Discounts HOW TO ANALYZE GOOGLE CLOUD COMMITTED USE DISCOUNTS

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Aug 01, 2018

In this blog we will look at the Google Cloud Committed Use discount program for customers that are willing to “commit” to a certain level of usage of the GCP Compute Engine. The Committed Use purchasing option is particularly useful if you are certain that you will be continually operat...

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More artificial intelligence options coming to Google Cloud MORE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OPTIONS COMING TO GOOGLE CLOUD

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Jul 30, 2018

Recently I raised the question as to whether Google was ever going to make the leap from cloud pretender to cloud contender. One of the areas I felt it was playing second fiddle to Amazon is artificial intelligence (AI), but it's certainly trying to close that gap. Businesses of all sizes have b...

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Cloudops: The neglected part of cloud migration CLOUDOPS: THE NEGLECTED PART OF CLOUD MIGRATION

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Jul 31, 2018

It’s 2:00 a.m. A pager goes off in a suburban home. A bleary-eyed woman makes her way to a terminal hooked up to a 1200-baud modem. She works until 6:00 a.m. to fix the system problem remotely, this time just having to edit and restart a data load job, then monitoring the log to ensure that th...

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Cloud Computing: Ingenious Way To Improve Your Business Success Graph CLOUD COMPUTING: INGENIOUS WAY TO IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS GRAPH

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Jul 31, 2018

Day-by-day expanding utilization of the cloud computing in different sectors has already made it a universal business tool. Recently, Microsoft has listed cloud computing as one of the most reliable and trustworthy technology trends that have the utmost potential to shape the business.
Nowada...

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Key Benefits of New Resource Groups and IAM Integration with Cloudant KEY BENEFITS OF NEW RESOURCE GROUPS AND IAM INTEGRATION WITH CLOUDANT

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Jul 30, 2018

Over the last few years, IBM Cloudant for IBM Cloud has leveraged Cloud Foundry for higher-level access control and organization of service instances, as well as its own set of per database user permissions for read, write, and admin access across the Dashboard and the API.Starting in mid-July, we r...

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Cloud computing – the digital economy you must adapt CLOUD COMPUTING – THE DIGITAL ECONOMY YOU MUST ADAPT

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Jul 30, 2018

Traditional platforms simply aren’t used anymore. Instead, it’s all about the digital economy! This is why Lloyd’s and TSB have been left behind, according to Cloud Security Architect, Hassan Altaf. Gone are the days you need a data centre to run your business or your workloads. Bu...

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Combined Skills in Cloud Computing and DevOps can make one a Master of Development and Operations COMBINED SKILLS IN CLOUD COMPUTING AND DEVOPS CAN MAKE ONE A MASTER OF DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS

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Jul 31, 2018

Besides IT and information services, rising ICT intensity will increase demand for these professionals namely in e-commerce, financial services (where the further growth of web-based services and data exploration is expected) and in real estate besides scientific and technical activities. Digitaliza...

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Cloud Computing: Cloud Vendors Simplify and Accelerate Big Data Adoption CLOUD COMPUTING: CLOUD VENDORS SIMPLIFY AND ACCELERATE BIG DATA ADOPTION

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Jul 24, 2018

Hadoop was the break-out product that enabled many businesses to get involved with analyzing Big Data.  Unfortunately, using Hadoop is not an out-of-the-box experience where you’re ready to go after installing the software. Despite the complexity, many companies still continue to use Hado...

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How ‘AIOps’ is optimizing cloud computing up and down the stack HOW ‘AIOPS’ IS OPTIMIZING CLOUD COMPUTING UP AND DOWN THE STACK

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Jul 27, 2018

Artificial intelligence workloads are consuming ever greater shares of information technology infrastructure resources. AI is also taking up residence as an embedded component for managing, monitoring, scaling, securing and controlling IT infrastructure. Increasingly, this emerging IT management par...

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Cloud computing: Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud growing faster, but AWS still has a big lead CLOUD COMPUTING: MICROSOFT AZURE, GOOGLE CLOUD GROWING FASTER, BUT AWS STILL HAS A BIG LEAD

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Jul 27, 2018

Businesses spent about $20bn on cloud computing infrastructure in the second quarter of 2018, and top dog Amazon Web Services (AWS) took the lion's share, with 31 percent or $6.2bn.It's a good time to be a cloud infrastructure provider; the top three of AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud...

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Three reasons Google lags in the cloud – and four ways it can step on the gas THREE REASONS GOOGLE LAGS IN THE CLOUD – AND FOUR WAYS IT CAN STEP ON THE GAS

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Jul 22, 2018

More than 90 percent of the world’s searches are driven by Google LLC’s cloud infrastructure. The company rakes in $32 billion of search advertising revenue for the U.S. market, which is nearly $30 billion more than its closest competitor. What’s more, it’s probably the world...

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Google Unveils Context-Aware Access Cloud Control GOOGLE UNVEILS CONTEXT-AWARE ACCESS CLOUD CONTROL

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Jul 26, 2018

Google has introduced a new context-aware access control capability and hardware key based authentication support for enterprises using its cloud-computing platform (GCP).The new features are part of a broader set of security updates to its cloud services that Google announced at the company's N...

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NIH, Google Partner for Biomedical Cloud Computing Initiative NIH, GOOGLE PARTNER FOR BIOMEDICAL CLOUD COMPUTING INITIATIVE

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Jul 25, 2018

The National Institutes of Health has partnered with Google in an effort to help researchers leverage commercial cloud technology platforms to manage biomedical data sets.NIH said Tuesday researchers at the agency and more than 2,500 academic institutions nationwide will have access to Google Cloud ...

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Google to offer blockchain as part of cloud service GOOGLE TO OFFER BLOCKCHAIN AS PART OF CLOUD SERVICE

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Jul 23, 2018

Google has announced the second of two partnerships that will allow it to offer the financial services industry and others a cloud-based platform on which they can develop and run blockchain-based applications.In a blog post ahead of its Google Cloud Next '18 conference this week, the search gia...

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Can Google demonstrate it’s ready to be serious about the enterprise? CAN GOOGLE DEMONSTRATE IT’S READY TO BE SERIOUS ABOUT THE ENTERPRISE?

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Jul 23, 2018

When it comes to cloud services, Google is the ultimate tease — every year it seems it is ready to break out, and every year things continue to stay the same. One challenge the company has in getting more businesses to consider their services is that Google appears to treat corporate-focused s...

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3 surprise cloud trends for 2019—you heard them here first 3 SURPRISE CLOUD TRENDS FOR 2019—YOU HEARD THEM HERE FIRST

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Jul 24, 2018

The predictions about 2019 and 2020 cloud computing are starting to come out, and I don’t see anything that isn’t already obvious. Predictions like the “growth of cloud services” and “security will be more important” are so obvious that only those in an induced co...

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The state of serverless computing: Current trends and future prospects THE STATE OF SERVERLESS COMPUTING: CURRENT TRENDS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

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Jul 24, 2018

Not one, not two, but four reports so far have shown serverless computing displaying an incredible growth rate, becoming one of the hottest cloud-related technologies. Here, we have a closer look at the 2018 State of the Cloud report by Cloudability and we engage in a short discussion on serverless&...

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Multiple Bugs Found in QNAP Q’Center Web Console MULTIPLE BUGS FOUND IN QNAP Q’CENTER WEB CONSOLE

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Jul 11, 2018

Researchers found an array of high severity vulnerabilities in network storage vendor QNAP’s web console, which could enable an authenticated attacker to gain privileges and execute arbitrary commands on the system.The web-based platform, Q’center, allows users to manage network attached...

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HOW INNOVATION IN CLOUD COMPUTING DRIVES EXCEPTIONAL BUSINESS GROWTH HOW INNOVATION IN CLOUD COMPUTING DRIVES EXCEPTIONAL BUSINESS GROWTH

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Apr 11, 2018

With a correct and selective approach, businesses can create great opportunities for innovation using cloud computing technology. The rapid adoption of this technology is helping organizations of every size and in every industry to keep up with changing the technological landscape. Most IT executive...

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Refresh outdated predictive modelling infrastructure by using the Cloud REFRESH OUTDATED PREDICTIVE MODELLING INFRASTRUCTURE BY USING THE CLOUD

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Jul 23, 2018

The insurance sector has never been more reliant on data. Data that allows companies to come to conclusions; data that creates competitive advantage; data that allows for new revenue streams. The problem is that many insurers are saddled with the legacy infrastructure and processes that helped them ...

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What is cloud-native? The modern way to develop software WHAT IS CLOUD-NATIVE? THE MODERN WAY TO DEVELOP SOFTWARE

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Jun 14, 2018

The term “cloud-native” gets thrown around a lot, especially by cloud providers. Not only that, but it even has its own foundation: the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), launched in 2015 by the Linux Foundation. In general usage, “cloud-native” is an approach to build...

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The challenges of public cloud storage and how to overcome them THE CHALLENGES OF PUBLIC CLOUD STORAGE AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

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Jul 20, 2018

I recently met with the technology team of a large enterprise to discuss its strategy; a major focus was the use of public cloud storage. The internal business desire was strong; they saw it as providing flexibility, agility, and the chance to spread risk and free themselves from lockin to any one s...

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Intelligence on the edge: What does the future hold? INTELLIGENCE ON THE EDGE: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?

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Jul 11, 2018

Let me start with a piece of trivia. As of today, research suggests there are already more connected “things” than human beings on earth. Not surprising, really, considering that each of us possesses multiple devices to simply stay connected. Think of these countless everyday physical ob...

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Tech Heavyweights Create Open Source Project to Transfer Data TECH HEAVYWEIGHTS CREATE OPEN SOURCE PROJECT TO TRANSFER DATA

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Jul 20, 2018

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft launched a new open source project aimed at making it easier for users to transfer data between services without having to download it and upload it to another service.The use cases for this type of open source software are wide ranging. For example, an end u...

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Special report: What’s on the horizon for cloud computing SPECIAL REPORT: WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON FOR CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jul 22, 2018

Cloud computing is only a dozen years old, at least in its modern sense, but as software eats the world, there’s little doubt anymore that it’s the blazing center of information technology.Think about it: Sure, you love your iPhone, but it’s a slick little brick without thousands o...

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Hadoop’s star dims in the era of cloud object data storage and stream computing HADOOP’S STAR DIMS IN THE ERA OF CLOUD OBJECT DATA STORAGE AND STREAM COMPUTING

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Jul 09, 2018

One of the most noteworthy findings from Wikibon’s annual update to our big data market forecast was how seldom Hadoop was mentioned in vendors’ roadmaps.I wouldn’t say that Hadoop — open-source software for storing data and running applications on large hardware clusters &md...

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As cloud revenue surges, Microsoft crushes earnings expectations AS CLOUD REVENUE SURGES, MICROSOFT CRUSHES EARNINGS EXPECTATIONS

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Jul 19, 2018

Microsoft Corp.’s shares are trading up more than 3 percent after smashing fiscal fourth-quarter expectations thanks to double-digit growth in each of its businesses. The Redmond-based firm’s latest earnings reportillustrates a company with seemingly unstoppable momentum. For the fourth ...

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How Cloud Computing Can Drive Innovation And Transform Your Business? HOW CLOUD COMPUTING CAN DRIVE INNOVATION AND TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jul 19, 2018

Recent developments in the cloud security practices have regained the lost faith of organizations and convinced them to utilize advance automated software for accounting tasks. Taking a leap on issues, QuickBooks cloud computing offers sustainable solutions to transform business more effectively. Ac...

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The Digital Solutions Accelerating Scientific Discovery THE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS ACCELERATING SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY

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Jul 12, 2018

Science advances at a rapid pace, and supporting technologies and infrastructures have to adapt accordingly. One of the latest evolutions in technology is the shift from traditional software and hardware tools to newer cloud-based services. In fact, the change has become so apparent that the cloud m...

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Google opens its cloud marketplace to outside Kubernetes applications GOOGLE OPENS ITS CLOUD MARKETPLACE TO OUTSIDE KUBERNETES APPLICATIONS

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Jul 18, 2018

The open-source Kubernetes software has made it possible to automate the management of applications in containers, a way of running software unchanged across different kinds of computers and clouds. But initially deploying apps on clusters of computers running Kubernetes still requires a lot of manu...

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Walmart WALMART'S CLOUD STRATEGY STICKS BY OPENSTACK, DESPITE AZURE MIGRATION

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Jul 17, 2018

Walmart’s cloud deployment strategy takes a big turn to Microsoft Azure, but it won’t leave OpenStack completely in the dust.A five-year deal to make Microsoft Azure the preferred cloud provider for Walmart, the largest corporation in the world, isn’t a shocker, but it does raise q...

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6 sneaky ways cloud infrastructure providers lock you in 6 SNEAKY WAYS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDERS LOCK YOU IN

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Jul 17, 2018

With more enterprises adopting multi-cloud and hybrid cloud computing strategies, it's more important than ever to avoid getting locked into just one cloud provider's tools and technologies. Multi-cloud and hybrid cloud deployments offer many benefits. They include the ability to pick and ch...

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Is AWS about to start selling network switches? IS AWS ABOUT TO START SELLING NETWORK SWITCHES?

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Jul 17, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) could be about to break into the world of data centre switches, helping to boost its presence across the entire cloud infrastructure space.The public cloud giant reportedly wants a piece of the $14 billion switches pie, taking aim at the business networking market. This wou...

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Build and test microservices applications with Azure Dev Spaces BUILD AND TEST MICROSERVICES APPLICATIONS WITH AZURE DEV SPACES

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Jul 17, 2018

Azure’s service platform’s adoption of Kubernetes and containerschanges how you build, deploy, and manage cloud-native applications, treating containers and services as the targets of your builds, rather than the code that makes up those services.Kubernetes itself automates much of what ...

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The Morning Download: Public Cloud Migration Picks Up, Challenges Notwithstanding THE MORNING DOWNLOAD: PUBLIC CLOUD MIGRATION PICKS UP, CHALLENGES NOTWITHSTANDING

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Jul 16, 2018

Good morning, CIOs. Big companies are moving their computing workloads out of the private data center and into the public cloud at an ever-faster pace, but the shift has its challenges, a new report from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. finds. The survey determined that 18% of workloads on average were runn...

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Microsoft Removes Mention of ICE Cloud Work After Protests MICROSOFT REMOVES MENTION OF ICE CLOUD WORK AFTER PROTESTS

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Jun 18, 2018

Microsoft Corp. scrubbed an online reference to its work for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as the agency faces criticism for its role in separating families at the U.S.-Mexican border.On Jan. 24, Tom Keane, a Microsoft executive, wrote a blog post about new contracts with the U.S. Air For...

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Snowflake offers Microsoft Azure cloud computing SNOWFLAKE OFFERS MICROSOFT AZURE CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jul 16, 2018

Snowflake Computing has announced the immediate availability of its data warehouse-as-a-service on Microsoft Azure for preview.Customer demand for Azure, and the need for large organisations to have flexibility across their cloud strategy, has prompted the company to offer Azure as a cloud computing...

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Secure cloud computing infrastructure for forward-deployed military forces introduced by Thales SECURE CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE FOR FORWARD-DEPLOYED MILITARY FORCES INTRODUCED BY THALES

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Jul 12, 2018

Thales in Paris is introducing the secure Nexium Defence Cloud -- a private cloud computing infrastructure to improve the operational efficiency and trusted computing capability of military forces.With its Defence Cloud, Thales proposes secure end-to-end hosting of data and applications. Users rangi...

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Be smart about edge computing and cloud computing BE SMART ABOUT EDGE COMPUTING AND CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jul 10, 2018

I hear it every day now: “We’re moving beyond cloud computing to edge computing.” Pretty hypey, and not at all logical.Edge computing is a handy trick. It’s the ability to place processing and data retention at a system that’s closer to the target system it’s coll...

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How to get real value from big data in the cloud HOW TO GET REAL VALUE FROM BIG DATA IN THE CLOUD

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Jul 13, 2018

According to a recent report from IDC, “worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from nearly $122 billion in 2015 to more than $187 billion in 2019, an increase of more than 50 percent over the five-year forecast period.”Anyone in enterprise IT already knows that ...

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Using Cloud Computing and AI to Detect and Fix Malfunctioning Equipment USING CLOUD COMPUTING AND AI TO DETECT AND FIX MALFUNCTIONING EQUIPMENT

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Jul 12, 2018

Artificial intelligence is being used in a variety of ways and applied to several fields.  Now, a recent article suggests that hardware maintenance can be added on a growing list of IT tasks where AI can make improvements not only for hospitals but other organizations as well.Last week, writer ...

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Snowflake Computing’s cloud data warehouse lands on Microsoft Azure SNOWFLAKE COMPUTING’S CLOUD DATA WAREHOUSE LANDS ON MICROSOFT AZURE

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Jul 12, 2018

Big-data startup Snowflake Computing Inc. is bringing its cloud data warehouse to Microsoft Corp.’s Azure cloud platform, giving customers a second option besides running it on Amazon Web Services.Founded in 2012, Snowflake offers a data warehouse and analytics service hosted in the cloud, whi...

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How hybrid cloud file services solve AEC’s file problems HOW HYBRID CLOUD FILE SERVICES SOLVE AEC’S FILE PROBLEMS

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Jul 12, 2018

AEC companies (architecture, engineering, construction) often deal with large design files that need to be shared across multiple offices or job sites. During collaboration among remote teams, files may need to be locked for exclusive write permission to prevent inadvertent overwriting. When remotel...

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Cloud computing: Five ways to make the most of the move to on-demand CLOUD COMPUTING: FIVE WAYS TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE MOVE TO ON-DEMAND

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Jun 21, 2018

Business leaders need to establish a competitive advantage through cloud computing. That was the conclusion of a recent leadership roundtable held by non-profit organisation the Technology Business Management (TBM) Council.The event discussed the role of the CIO in business transformation. Here, fiv...

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Cloud computing: A brief history, where we are today and what’s next CLOUD COMPUTING: A BRIEF HISTORY, WHERE WE ARE TODAY AND WHAT’S NEXT

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Jul 03, 2018

Adopting the cloud - whether public, private or hybrid - is now paramount for CTOs wanting to drive their businesses forward. But what next? Looking back over the past decade and considering the technological innovations that have made an immeasurable impact on humanity – from crowdfunding and...

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Cloud is clout to HR professionals: how cloud-tech is revolutionising the HR industry CLOUD IS CLOUT TO HR PROFESSIONALS: HOW CLOUD-TECH IS REVOLUTIONISING THE HR INDUSTRY

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Jul 11, 2018

Cloud is transforming nearly all the major and minor industries in the market – health, retail, education, corporate, etc. The HR industry seems to be one of the industries benefitting the most. The sector’s use of cloud computing increased up to 73 percent in 2017 from 68 percent in 201...

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Pushing cloud AI closer to the edge PUSHING CLOUD AI CLOSER TO THE EDGE

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Apr 12, 2018

Cloud-based AI services continue to grow in popularity, thanks to their low cost, easy-to-use integration and potential to create complex services.In the words of Daniel Hulme, senior research associate at UCL, "cloud-based solutions are cheaper, more flexible and more secure" than anythin...

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IBM expands cloud availability with 18 new zones IBM EXPANDS CLOUD AVAILABILITY WITH 18 NEW ZONES

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Jun 14, 2018

IBM has launched 18 new availability zones for its cloud, introducing more datacentres to the UK, North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.The expansion will mean IBM Cloud operates in 78 locations, with the new datacentres opening in Germany, the UK, Washington, DC, Dallas, Tokyo and Sydney. The zone...

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Why we need a clearer picture on council cloud adoption WHY WE NEED A CLEARER PICTURE ON COUNCIL CLOUD ADOPTION

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Jul 05, 2018

Local government is strapped for cash. Across the UK local authorities are shedding staff and cutting services, and perhaps at times like these, investment is the last thing on their minds.But clever investment can reap rewards, as cloud services can increase efficiency and improve public access to ...

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Cisco to acquire cloud-based WiFi analytics provider July Systems CISCO TO ACQUIRE CLOUD-BASED WIFI ANALYTICS PROVIDER JULY SYSTEMS

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Jun 19, 2018

Cisco Systems Inc. wants to turn companies’ wireless networking gear into a customer analytics tool.To that end, the company today announced plans to acquire July Systems Inc., a Burlingame, California-based cloud computing specialist. The firm offers a platform called Proximity MX that can sh...

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Hortonworks extends cloud support with new data platform HORTONWORKS EXTENDS CLOUD SUPPORT WITH NEW DATA PLATFORM

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Jun 18, 2018

Big-data management firm Hortonworks Inc. today announced the third version of its core Hortonworks Data Platform along with expanded partnerships with cloud computing leaders, including Google LLC, Microsoft Corp. and IBM Corp.The announcement of HDP 3.0 at the opening of the company’s DataWo...

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Cloud Computing: Businesses Need to Proactively Evaulate Cloud Vendors CLOUD COMPUTING: BUSINESSES NEED TO PROACTIVELY EVAULATE CLOUD VENDORS

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Jun 29, 2018

As usage of cloud technology increasingly becomes the norm, the next step in the evolution is the coordinated use of multiple cloud vendors.  IDC says that the use of multiple cloud suppliers is already common, but businesses aren’t currently doing the due diligence to ensure that they&rs...

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Timehop breach hits 21 million users due to a lack of 2FA on cloud services TIMEHOP BREACH HITS 21 MILLION USERS DUE TO A LACK OF 2FA ON CLOUD SERVICES

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Jul 09, 2018

Timehop, a service that surfaces a user's past social media content, has revealed a security breach that hit the company on July 4, and resulted in a database of 21 million users hit. As a result, the company has voided all social media authorisation tokens it held, and is alerting its users.Aro...

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6 major European companies choose IBM Cloud 6 MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES CHOOSE IBM CLOUD

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Jul 06, 2018

This week, IBM announced agreements to provide cloud services to six European companies in industries including publishing, shipping, banking, healthcare, electrical products and lighting.“Enterprises across Europe are gravitating to the IBM Cloud because it helps them modernize their existing...

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You can no longer afford to indulge cloud blockers YOU CAN NO LONGER AFFORD TO INDULGE CLOUD BLOCKERS

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Jul 06, 2018

Cognitive dissonance occurs when beliefs or assumptions are contradicted by new information. People address that tension with one of several defensive maneuvers: Often, they reject or avoid the new information, or they resort to other defensive means of preserving order in their conceptions of reali...

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Cloud Cost Optimization Strategies and Tools: How to Reduce Your Cloud Costs CLOUD COST OPTIMIZATION STRATEGIES AND TOOLS: HOW TO REDUCE YOUR CLOUD COSTS

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Jun 12, 2018

Although cloud computing represents perhaps the biggest change to IT in recent history, it’s not as simple as it sounds. Despite a seemingly constant call to “move to the cloud,” organizations must navigate a wide variety of service offerings and deployment models to determine what...

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Why Application Monitoring Is Critical to Multi-Cloud Success WHY APPLICATION MONITORING IS CRITICAL TO MULTI-CLOUD SUCCESS

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Jun 13, 2018

In today’s multi-cloud world, organizations can’t afford to allow IT problems to disrupt or degrade service, so they must be able to proactively identify potential points of failure, address problems quickly when they do arise, and align effort with business impact. To optimally prioriti...

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Why Multi-Cloud Management Solutions Are Critical to Digital Transformation WHY MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS ARE CRITICAL TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Jun 14, 2018

To stay competitive in today’s ever-changing business environment, a company’s IT infrastructure must be agile enough to adapt to changing demands placed on it by both the business and its employees. Most businesses turn to the cloud to provide flexibility, since cloud computing enables ...

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To accelerate cloud application performance, start by mapping your apps TO ACCELERATE CLOUD APPLICATION PERFORMANCE, START BY MAPPING YOUR APPS

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Jun 04, 2018

In the eternal words of Yogi Berra, “If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.” So how does this sage advice apply to the new world of application performance and hybrid IT?As the pace of application migration to the cloud continues to accelerate, enter...

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Why accounting matters to your cloud computing plans WHY ACCOUNTING MATTERS TO YOUR CLOUD COMPUTING PLANS

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Jul 03, 2018

Where do I get my cloud news? It’s almost never CPA Journal. But, more and more, accounting is becoming a larger part of cloud computing—no matter what side of the cloud you’re sitting on. On the enterprise side, it’s a matter of taxes to be paid. While you can typically find...

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Using a hybrid cloud file system to meet your storage needs USING A HYBRID CLOUD FILE SYSTEM TO MEET YOUR STORAGE NEEDS

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Jun 29, 2018

An increasing number of businesses are moving their data to the cloud to take advantage of the cost, scalability and efficiency benefits associated with not having to procure or maintain significant amounts of hardware. And indeed, cloud data storage can certainly help organizations achieve superior...

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Secure Cloud Services to Protect Your Online Data SECURE CLOUD SERVICES TO PROTECT YOUR ONLINE DATA

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Jun 11, 2018

Sanapptx cloud solution help high tech companies adopt cloud technologies to work with greater efficiency and flexibility. Our cloud soultions includes, secure cloud storage, data migration services, veeam cloud based backup, cloud backup and disaster recovery, cloud virtualization services. Sanappt...

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How Microsoft Azure is helping improve cancer research, treatment for Canadians HOW MICROSOFT AZURE IS HELPING IMPROVE CANCER RESEARCH, TREATMENT FOR CANADIANS

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Jul 03, 2018

The Vancouver-based B.C. Cancer Research Foundation is partnering with Microsoft Corp. on innovative research that is changing the way we treat and understand cancer. That B.C. Cancer is using Microsoft Azure to upload, store and analyze data might not sound game-changing on the surface, but as post...

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VMware-AWS service bubbles into new markets VMWARE-AWS SERVICE BUBBLES INTO NEW MARKETS

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Jun 29, 2018

With the VMware-AWS partnership, some customers were either reluctant or unable to use earlier versions of the service. Now, with the passage of time and corresponding product maturity, customers with tight compliance requirements might want to review the offering. VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) has made...

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Pulse Secure VPN enhanced to better support hybrid IT environments PULSE SECURE VPN ENHANCED TO BETTER SUPPORT HYBRID IT ENVIRONMENTS

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Jul 03, 2018

The workplace is changing rapidly as employees embrace mobility, applications are in the cloud, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices are instrumented for continuous connectivity — and this is affecting how organizations must think about secure access. Regardless of the scenario, organizations ...

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IEEE sets fog computing standard for compute, storage, control and networking technology IEEE SETS FOG COMPUTING STANDARD FOR COMPUTE, STORAGE, CONTROL AND NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY

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Jul 02, 2018

Looking to seriously amplify the use of fog computing, the IEEE has defined a standard that will lay the official groundwork to ensure that devices, sensors, monitors, and services are interoperable and will work together to process the seemingly boundless data streams that will come from IoT, 5G an...

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​Cloud computing: Tackling an ​CLOUD COMPUTING: TACKLING AN 'ALL-IN' MIGRATION

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Jun 20, 2018

Migrating business systems to the cloud isn't just about technology; staffing, corporate strategy and financial models are just some of the other issues that must be taken into account.Speaking at the recent Amazon Web Services Summit in London, Andrew Quail, CIO of gas supply company SGN, discu...

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Serverless Computing Is a Paradigm Shift for Cloud Computing SERVERLESS COMPUTING IS A PARADIGM SHIFT FOR CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jul 02, 2018

The ever growing expectation of customers for great software products has brought companies to increase their rate of code deployment and adopt a new “microservices” approach to software development. This approach involves splitting a software application into pieces that can be independ...

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3 Tips for Adopting Microservices 3 TIPS FOR ADOPTING MICROSERVICES

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Jun 25, 2018

In the three years I’ve been at AppDynamics, there has been a huge uptick in microservices adoption across countless enterprises in every major industry. And while I’ve seen adoption everywhere, truthfully many enterprises are still in the experimentation phase and have yet to deploy mic...

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Hybrid Cloud Adds Functionality While Increasing Complexity HYBRID CLOUD ADDS FUNCTIONALITY WHILE INCREASING COMPLEXITY

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Jun 20, 2018

Enterprises across the globe are leveraging cloud computing as a new way to consume resources. At the same time, cloud computing is opening opportunities for enterprises not previously available. As enterprises leverage the various types of cloud-based resources, the concept of hybrid cloud is surfa...

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Cloud Computing Degree, Hybrid Cloud Service Among Highlights at AWS Public Sector Summit CLOUD COMPUTING DEGREE, HYBRID CLOUD SERVICE AMONG HIGHLIGHTS AT AWS PUBLIC SECTOR SUMMIT

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Jun 28, 2018

Amazon Web Services kicked off its two-day Public Sector Summit on June 20 in Washington, D.C., and Teresa Carlson, vice president of AWS worldwide public sector, welcomed approximately 9,000 attendees to the event.One of the highlights of the summit is the launch of a cloud computing degree by Nort...

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Serverless cloud computing is the next big thing SERVERLESS CLOUD COMPUTING IS THE NEXT BIG THING

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Jun 26, 2018

Serverless computing in the cloud is a good idea—serverless computing is not just for the datacenter. Serverless cloud computing means the ability to get out of the business of provisioning cloud-based servers, such as storage and compute, to support your workloads, and instead use autiation a...

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How to get the most cloud security HOW TO GET THE MOST CLOUD SECURITY

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Jun 12, 2018

One of the leading causes of data breaches is internal negligence due to poor training, according to the Ponemon Institute. But when the staff is educated and instructed on the proper practices, the risk of cyberattacks or data leaks can be reduced. Infact, you can reduce your risk more this way tha...

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It’s not easy to move from a private cloud to a hybrid cloud IT’S NOT EASY TO MOVE FROM A PRIVATE CLOUD TO A HYBRID CLOUD

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Jun 22, 2018

A hybrid cloud provides you with the largest number of options, according to those that sell them. You get a private cloud coupled with one or more public clouds, with workloads distributed across them.IT is often told that starting with a private cloud and then going hybrid is a straightforward, se...

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IBM launches new availability zones worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds IBM LAUNCHES NEW AVAILABILITY ZONES WORLDWIDE FOR HYBRID ENTERPRISE CLOUDS

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Jun 11, 2018

CIOs and data center managers who run large hybrid clouds worldwide have a good chance of hearing IBM knock on their doors in the next few months. That's because IBM is opening 18 new "availability zones" for its public cloud across the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific. An availability z...

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HPE adds GreenLake Hybrid Cloud to enterprise service offerings HPE ADDS GREENLAKE HYBRID CLOUD TO ENTERPRISE SERVICE OFFERINGS

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Jun 19, 2018

With its new GreenLake Hybrid Cloud offering, HPE's message to the enterprise is simple: Your cloud, your way. HPE is adding Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services capabilities to its GreenLake pay-per-use offerings, providing a turnkey, managed service to deploy public and on-premises clouds T...

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Disadvantages of Cloud Computing DISADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jun 26, 2018

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need compute resources including CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery, cloud-based or local, is up to you. But you’ll definitely want to do your homework first. Cloud compu...

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AWS Maintains Total Cloud Market Dominance Over Microsoft, Google AWS MAINTAINS TOTAL CLOUD MARKET DOMINANCE OVER MICROSOFT, GOOGLE

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Jun 25, 2018

According to new data from Synergy Research Group, Amazon Web Services (AWS) again beat out competitors during the first quarter as the largest public cloud provider. AWS, ranked by public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) revenues, topped Microsoft, Google, IBM, Al...

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Serverless Computing: Moving from DevOps to NoOps SERVERLESS COMPUTING: MOVING FROM DEVOPS TO NOOPS

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Jun 25, 2018

While some organizations do better than others when it comes to implementing DevOps, almost everyone agrees it’s a concept easier penned to paper than pinned to reality. The idea of integrating development and operations is smart, but the implementation proves troublesome. A replacement option...

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Cloud With Me: Converting Cloud Adoption Into an Accessible Solution for All CLOUD WITH ME: CONVERTING CLOUD ADOPTION INTO AN ACCESSIBLE SOLUTION FOR ALL

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Jun 23, 2018

What if businesses could eliminate the complexities of internet based services to improve performance? What if it was possible for employees to work from anywhere, at any time, from any device, and still have a single control point on proceedings?Cloud technology delivers such services independently...

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IT Professionals Get Cloud Disaster Recovery Workout at CloudEndure-Sponsored Boot Camp IT PROFESSIONALS GET CLOUD DISASTER RECOVERY WORKOUT AT CLOUDENDURE-SPONSORED BOOT CAMP

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Apr 04, 2018

Over 500 IT professionals joined Cloud Endure and other leading disaster recovery experts for an intensive, six-hour online training event. Cloud Endure recently co-sponsored an informative online training event on cloud disaster recovery and data protection, along with IBM, Cohesity, and Data Core....

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Multicloud: the new monitoring silo MULTICLOUD: THE NEW MONITORING SILO

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Jun 22, 2018

Most IT professionals would agree that cloud computing is more about a paradigm than a physical displacement of computing resources. The “utility” paradigm is transformational by virtue of on-demand, elastic resources. But unlike being stuck with just a single local cable provider, the r...

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3 major cloud migration mistakes to avoid 3 MAJOR CLOUD MIGRATION MISTAKES TO AVOID

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Jun 15, 2018

Migrating workloads to the public cloud is taking most enterprise IT organization’s time these days. Although analyst predictions vary, I would say we’re at about 20 percent migrated in the Global 2000, including PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS. Common mistakes are beginning to emerge in these clou...

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What is a cloud architect? A vital role for success in the cloud WHAT IS A CLOUD ARCHITECT? A VITAL ROLE FOR SUCCESS IN THE CLOUD

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Jun 19, 2018

Cloud architects are responsible for managing the cloud computing architecture in an organization, especially as cloud technologies grow increasingly complex. Cloud computing architecture encompasses everything involved with cloud computing, including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, deliv...

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Public Cloud Firms Ramp Up Q1 Spending PUBLIC CLOUD FIRMS RAMP UP Q1 SPENDING

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Jun 18, 2018

To meet rising demand for public-cloud services, providers are ramping up spending on hardware, software and other infrastructure components. Worldwide spending by public-cloud infrastructure providers surged to $11.2 billion between January and March, up 32% from the same period a year ago, another...

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Inside Google Cloud: Hosting is only part of its future plans INSIDE GOOGLE CLOUD: HOSTING IS ONLY PART OF ITS FUTURE PLANS

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Jun 18, 2018

They are commonly known today as hyperscalers, massive technology companies such as Google LLC, Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. that have carved out significant market positions in public cloud and related services. And while cloud dominance is a primary goal, the leading hyperscalers have desig...

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Nvidia debuts cloud server platform to unify AI and high-performance computing NVIDIA DEBUTS CLOUD SERVER PLATFORM TO UNIFY AI AND HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING

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May 30, 2018

Hoping to maintain the high ground in artificial intelligence and high-performance computing, Nvidia Corp. late Tuesday debuted a new computing architecture that it claims will unify both fast-growing areas of the industry.The announcement of the HGX-2 cloud-server platform (pictured), made by Nvidi...

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Cloud Robotics Advances Data in Biological Research CLOUD ROBOTICS ADVANCES DATA IN BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

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Jun 11, 2018

A new effort by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has aimed to improve how experiments are planned and designed in multiple scientific disciplines by using computational and analytical tools, including those pulled from engineering disciplines. The Synergistic Discovery and Design Pr...

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Oracle Sets Internet Map Free, Uses It to Pull Companies Into Its Cloud ORACLE SETS INTERNET MAP FREE, USES IT TO PULL COMPANIES INTO ITS CLOUD

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Jun 13, 2018

Oracle made available a free map that tracks the health of internet and provides insights on disruptions like natural disasters or state-imposed interruptions.

The visibility tool is part of Oracle’s Internet Intelligence initiative, which provides insight and analysis on the st...

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Orchestration Is Not a Use Case: The Top 3 Things Orchestration Is Not ORCHESTRATION IS NOT A USE CASE: THE TOP 3 THINGS ORCHESTRATION IS NOT

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Jun 12, 2018

The result of this rude awakening is the acceptance that cloud, in its many shapes and forms, is about adopting a new operational, delivery, and consumption model of IT resources. Companies that were open to embracing this change with open arms were able to transform their organizations and leverage...

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Google and Cisco tease hybrid-cloud play based on Kubernetes GOOGLE AND CISCO TEASE HYBRID-CLOUD PLAY BASED ON KUBERNETES

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Jun 11, 2018

Cisco Systems Inc. and Google Inc. Monday revealed more details about a planned hybrid cloud offering designed to help customers build apps that span on-premises data centers and the public cloud.The companies announced the Cisco Hybrid Cloud Platform for Google Cloud last year. At the time, they sa...

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Cloud Computing: New Privacy Rules for Government Access to Data in Foreign Data Centers CLOUD COMPUTING: NEW PRIVACY RULES FOR GOVERNMENT ACCESS TO DATA IN FOREIGN DATA CENTERS

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Jun 07, 2018

The CLOUD Act (Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act) was enacted early in 2018 in an attempt to modernize data privacy and government surveillance laws in a world where data is increasingly being housed in global cloud-computing data centers. It amends the Stored Communications Act (SCA) from ...

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Barrracuda Networks Unfurls WAF Cloud Service BARRRACUDA NETWORKS UNFURLS WAF CLOUD SERVICE

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May 16, 2018

Nitzan Miron, vice president of product management for application security services for Barracuda Networks, said the Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service is designed for organizations that want to be able to customize a WAF policy to suit individual application requirements without having to update the WAF t...

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Migrating data to the cloud: back to the future? MIGRATING DATA TO THE CLOUD: BACK TO THE FUTURE?

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Jun 01, 2018

I won big at a recent “casino night” event by betting all my chips and hitting blackjack on the last hand.  After lots of adulation from my peers for my courage, and a small prize (we weren’t playing for money), they asked me why I risked the bet: “There was nothing at s...

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JEDI cloud contract looms large for customers, providers JEDI CLOUD CONTRACT LOOMS LARGE FOR CUSTOMERS, PROVIDERS

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Jun 06, 2018

Public sector IT and private sector IT can be very different animals, but a looming decision by the Department of Defense has the potential to send shock waves through both sides of the IT world. The Department of Defense is preparing to accept bids for a potential 10-year, $10 billion Joint Enterpr...

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Fulfilling the True Promise of Cloud Computing FULFILLING THE TRUE PROMISE OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jun 05, 2018

One of the great promises of cloud computing that’s never been met is making it easy for organizations to move workloads between multiple clouds. Each cloud computing environment is built on top of a unique implementation of a hypervisor. Unless each cloud is built using the same hypervisor, m...

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How to avoid the coming cloud complexity crisis HOW TO AVOID THE COMING CLOUD COMPLEXITY CRISIS

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May 29, 2018

A cloud complexity crisis is going to happen. We’re adding hundreds of workloads to the cloud on a daily basis, standing up new databases, adding different types of compute and storage, and adding cloud-based networks—and doing all of this without taking down almost no existing on-premis...

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Marching To The Cloud Band MARCHING TO THE CLOUD BAND

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May 30, 2018

Cloud is no longer a trend it’s a reality and enterprise IT organizations across the world are riding this disruption and  reimagining the way IT has been consumed and delivered. With the escalation of the cloud, experts believe that it signals the beginning of the end of conventional IT ...

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Large enterprises abandon data centers for the cloud LARGE ENTERPRISES ABANDON DATA CENTERS FOR THE CLOUD

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Dec 07, 2017

Sure, it was a cloud computing conference, and maybe the goal remains a bit unrealistic, but at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas last week, the number of enterprises expressing a wish to stop running their own data centers was too big ignore. Even old-line enterprises companies said they weren’t con...

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What is hybrid cloud computing? The benefits of mixing private and public cloud services WHAT IS HYBRID CLOUD COMPUTING? THE BENEFITS OF MIXING PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CLOUD SERVICES

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Oct 17, 2017

Hybrid cloud-Many believe it’s the eventual state that most businesses will operate in – some infrastructure resources on premises, others in the public cloud. Others believe it's a term that has been muddled by varied definitions from a range of vendors, diminishing the term to now ...

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Benchmark your readiness for a GDPR-compliant world BENCHMARK YOUR READINESS FOR A GDPR-COMPLIANT WORLD

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May 25, 2018

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data regulation going into effect, we recently wrapped the latest GDPR Summit in London. Almost 500 attendees across most industries attended three parallel tracks of GDPR focused activity: GDPR program, HR and sales, and marketing. I was...

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Build your technology layers on a cloud data foundation BUILD YOUR TECHNOLOGY LAYERS ON A CLOUD DATA FOUNDATION

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May 22, 2018

The modern enterprise is comprised of a complex set of application stacks that span a disparate variety of virtual machines, physical servers, and proprietary storage hardware. Tentacles reach from headquarters, branch and remote offices, and offshore facilities around the world to technology stacks...

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DNS in the cloud: Why and why not DNS IN THE CLOUD: WHY AND WHY NOT

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May 21, 2018

As enterprises consider outsourcing their IT infrastructure, they should consider moving their public authoritative DNS services to a cloud provider’s managed DNS service, but first they should understand the advantages and disadvantages. Cloud DNS providers have fully redundant and geographic...

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Working with IBM, OSRAM embarks on a multicloud strategy to enable transformation WORKING WITH IBM, OSRAM EMBARKS ON A MULTICLOUD STRATEGY TO ENABLE TRANSFORMATION

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May 23, 2018

In 2016, the company, whose history dates back more than 100 years, divested its LED and traditional lamp business to focus on the digital future of light. Be it with laser light for automobiles, increased security thanks to iris recognition or intelligently connected lighting, OSRAM is transforming...

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How to get women into cloud computing HOW TO GET WOMEN INTO CLOUD COMPUTING

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May 22, 2018

The push to get more women in computing is decades old. I remember back in my college professor days they did studies on why there are fewer woman in computer science and information systems studies. We have made little progress since. With the inflection point of new compute trends, such as cloud c...

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Securing the Multi-Cloud: It Takes a Village SECURING THE MULTI-CLOUD: IT TAKES A VILLAGE

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May 22, 2018

The promise of multi-cloud is a pool of resources and connections to seamlessly manage workloads anywhere. This is a stark contrast to current enterprise architectures, which are typically comprised of infrastructure islands that are architected, deployed, and managed independently. Given this, the ...

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On-premise vs cloud – which rates as more secure? ON-PREMISE VS CLOUD – WHICH RATES AS MORE SECURE?

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May 02, 2018

In a world increasingly driven by cloud-based digital transformation, cybersecurity remains a stubborn roadblock. Although organisations increasingly understand their responsibilities, they’ve yet to take advantage of the native and cloud-ready security tools available to them. That’s wh...

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Verizon hops aboard the Amazon Web Services cloud train VERIZON HOPS ABOARD THE AMAZON WEB SERVICES CLOUD TRAIN

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May 15, 2018

Wireless network operator Verizon Communications Inc. has become the latest big enterprise to move a large chunk of its business applications to Amazon Web Services Inc., choosing the company as its “preferred public cloud provider.”Verizon, which been working with AWS since 2015, said i...

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FacePhi biotmetric solution for mobile banking runs on IBM Cloud FACEPHI BIOTMETRIC SOLUTION FOR MOBILE BANKING RUNS ON IBM CLOUD

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May 16, 2018

Smartphones put the whole world in the palm of users’ hands. They can manage their personal lives, interact with friends and social networks, and bank and shop online. But how can we know that our interactions and transactions are secure? Social networks, e-commerce companies and banks require...

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Oracle bolsters its cloud business with acquisition of DataScience.com ORACLE BOLSTERS ITS CLOUD BUSINESS WITH ACQUISITION OF DATASCIENCE.COM

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May 16, 2018

Oracle Corp. is looking to expand the analytics capabilities of its cloud platform with a new strategic acquisition. The technology giant this morning announced that it has inked an agreement to buy DataScience.com Inc., a venture-backed startup with a platform for powering analytics projects. The s...

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How to Manage Cloud Expenses With a Solution You Probably Already Have HOW TO MANAGE CLOUD EXPENSES WITH A SOLUTION YOU PROBABLY ALREADY HAVE

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May 11, 2018

Delivering IT as-a-service is one of the newer trends in IT, driven by a growing enterprise-wide need to manage the IT lifecycle across software, platform, and infrastructure categories. In recent years, IT has increasingly become both usage- and service-based, and as a result, a variety of complex ...

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Cloud computing: As the big vendors get bigger is it time to worry about lock-in? CLOUD COMPUTING: AS THE BIG VENDORS GET BIGGER IS IT TIME TO WORRY ABOUT LOCK-IN?

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Apr 12, 2018

Spending on public cloud computing services will grow by nearly a quarter this year, but more of that spending is going to a small number of vendors. Worldwide spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent this year to $186.4bn, up from $153.5bn in 2017, according to analyst firm Gartner....

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GDPR means businesses must show they are serious about cloud data privacy GDPR MEANS BUSINESSES MUST SHOW THEY ARE SERIOUS ABOUT CLOUD DATA PRIVACY

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The prospect of ambulance-chasing lawyers interesting themselves in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now very real. With just a few months to go before the European Union’s landmark set of regulations comes into force next May, any business storing or processing customer data i...

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Why hybrid cloud data protection is so crucial WHY HYBRID CLOUD DATA PROTECTION IS SO CRUCIAL

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May 03, 2018

This week's roundup of analyst musings includes discussions about the importance of hybrid cloud data protection and whether it's beneficial to strike a work-life balance. John Oltsik, an analyst with Enterprise Strategy Group in Milford, Mass., recapped a presentation given by his colleague...

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It IT'S TIME TO WAKE UP TO THE CLOUD MALWARE THREAT

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Apr 24, 2018

Cloud-based malware is a real and present danger - and it can spread through an organisation like wildfire. But it is not always on the radar of security teams, and without strong protocols in place, there are many possible routes to infection. It's time for those organisations which don't h...

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Large enterprises abandon data centers for the cloud LARGE ENTERPRISES ABANDON DATA CENTERS FOR THE CLOUD

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Sure, it was a cloud computing conference, and maybe the goal remains a bit unrealistic, but at AWS reInvent in Las Vegas last week, the number of enterprises expressing a wish to stop running their own data centers  was too big ignore. Even old-line enterprises companies said they weren’...

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How to find application integration success in a multicloud world HOW TO FIND APPLICATION INTEGRATION SUCCESS IN A MULTICLOUD WORLD

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May 07, 2018

Imagine ordering groceries from an online grocer that promises a one-day delivery.After you quickly select your items and proceed to the checkout, you get stuck at the payment gateway, which takes too long to load. Just as you decide to abandon the sale, you get through and complete the checkout pro...

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Why a Managed Service is Critical to Your Hybrid WAN Strategy WHY A MANAGED SERVICE IS CRITICAL TO YOUR HYBRID WAN STRATEGY

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By year-end 2017, Gartner estimates at least five global carriers will have incorporated SD-WAN as a key component of their managed network service designs. At least two Tier 1 operators have already made announcements in line with this prediction. For WAN managers who must continually balance the n...

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Cloud computing enters its second decade CLOUD COMPUTING ENTERS ITS SECOND DECADE

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Mar 31, 2018

In its first decade, cloud computing was disruptive to IT, but looking into the second decade, it is becoming mature and an expected part of most disruptions. For the past 10 years, cloud computing changed the expectations and capabilities of the IT department, but now it is a necessary catalyst for...

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The right way to manage devops configurations in the cloud THE RIGHT WAY TO MANAGE DEVOPS CONFIGURATIONS IN THE CLOUD

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May 01, 2018

A common question from people setting up devops in the cloud is where to track configurations. You certainly have a vast array of technologies to help you track configurations, including configuration management (CM) tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, and Cfengine. However, a more fundamental ques...

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Google’s project Asylo creates ‘enclaved’ cloud apps GOOGLE’S PROJECT ASYLO CREATES ‘ENCLAVED’ CLOUD APPS

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May 07, 2018

There’s application components and there’s containerisation and there’s all forms of compartmentalisation designed to separate out ‘discrete’ functions of application design in order to align with the abstracted world of cloud computing and web architecture where we can...

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Oracle boosts autonomous cloud services and hints at blockchain plans ORACLE BOOSTS AUTONOMOUS CLOUD SERVICES AND HINTS AT BLOCKCHAIN PLANS

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May 07, 2018

When it comes to cloud computing applications, Oracle Corp. is all about self: self-repairing, self-securing and self-driving. After rolling out its Data Warehouse Cloud in March, Oracle doubled down today on its autonomous capabilities with the general availability of built-in artificial intelligen...

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Software-Defined Storage: The 5 Must-Haves You Need in Your Toolkit SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE: THE 5 MUST-HAVES YOU NEED IN YOUR TOOLKIT

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May 03, 2018

When you think about storing and managing your company’s vital data, reliability and scalability rise to the top as the most important measures of a good investment. And the solution that delivers on these priorities the most efficiently and economically is software-defined storage (SDS). By g...

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Using the Cloud to Secure the Cloud USING THE CLOUD TO SECURE THE CLOUD

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May 02, 2018

Multi-cloud environments provide enterprises with the ability to mix and match private clouds with multiple public clouds. The “multi” in multi-cloud raises the importance of connectivity between and among those clouds, and of securing that connectivity. The “cloud” aspect al...

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3 ways IBM Cloud Private delivers business value 3 WAYS IBM CLOUD PRIVATE DELIVERS BUSINESS VALUE

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May 04, 2018

At the IBM Cloud Private Day event in Johannesburg, South Africa, last month, Soloman Barghouthi, a product manager for hybrid cloud, told ITWeb that IBM Cloud Private isn’t something leaders buy just because they have money to spend.“I’m buying it to deliver business value,”...

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Why serverless computing is one of the biggest threats to containers WHY SERVERLESS COMPUTING IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST THREATS TO CONTAINERS

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May 03, 2018

Even as KubeCon Europe got off to a rollicking start with over 4,000 attendees, Brian Leroux, founder of Begin and erstwhile PhoneGap developer, was quietly coding at home in San Francisco, happy to not have to be bothered with containers at all."Things I won't be doing today," he wrot...

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Google open-sources Asylo, a confidential computing framework for isolating cloud-based apps GOOGLE OPEN-SOURCES ASYLO, A CONFIDENTIAL COMPUTING FRAMEWORK FOR ISOLATING CLOUD-BASED APPS

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May 03, 2018

Google Inc. is touting a better way for enterprises to secure their cloud applications and corresponding data in what it calls a confidential computing environment.The company is pitching an open-source framework its just released called Asylo, which is designed to provide greater isolation for sens...

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4 things to look for in a private cloud solution 4 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A PRIVATE CLOUD SOLUTION

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May 01, 2018

If your team doesn’t know what to look for in a private cloud solution, you might end up picking a terrible choice for your organization. That one bad decision could put your business at a huge disadvantage for key IT activities such as developing applications, protecting data and building gre...

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How Cloud Can Supercharge Your Sales Funnel HOW CLOUD CAN SUPERCHARGE YOUR SALES FUNNEL

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As we approach the midpoint of 2018, you might be looking for an extra jolt to your bottom line. With customers needing a whole host of solutions to stay competitive, where can you turn to boost your sales funnel? The answer is more cloud for more midmarket customers. Cloud solutions offer a huge op...

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AI is driving the evolution of hyperconverged cloud infrastructure AI IS DRIVING THE EVOLUTION OF HYPERCONVERGED CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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May 02, 2018

Artificial intelligence workloads are becoming central to cloud computing. AI is assuming a larger role in optimizing the hyperconverged infrastructures that underpin today’s multiclouds, as well as premises-based “true private clouds” that approximate the public cloud experience.A...

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Google Adds Nvidia Volta to Its Cloud Platforms GOOGLE ADDS NVIDIA VOLTA TO ITS CLOUD PLATFORMS

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May 01, 2018

With recent news that Google’s Cloud TPU is more cost efficient than Nvidia’s Volta, you might think Google would be gearing up to replace competitor GPUs with its own hardware. Instead, the company is extending its GPU offerings to Nvidia’s Volta and deploying the GPU across a wid...

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If your cloud apps don’t have APIs, you’re doing it wrong IF YOUR CLOUD APPS DON’T HAVE APIS, YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG

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Apr 27, 2018

If you are building new applications on public cloud platforms, you are faced with a choice: Should you build a set of APIs bound to the new cloud application’s application services? Or should you look for another job? I’m seeing many new cloud applications that are built to fail. Not be...

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CSA publishes State of Cloud Security report CSA PUBLISHES STATE OF CLOUD SECURITY REPORT

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Apr 25, 2018

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), an organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud-computing environment, recently released its State of Cloud Security 2018.The report, authored by the CSA Global Enterprise Advisory Board, examines such are...

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Microsoft shares hit all-time high as cloud business nearly doubles again MICROSOFT SHARES HIT ALL-TIME HIGH AS CLOUD BUSINESS NEARLY DOUBLES AGAIN

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Apr 26, 2018

For those who been wondering how long Microsoft Corp. can continue the blistering growth of its cloud infrastructure business, the answer is: We still don’t know. The desktop and cloud computing giant rode 93 percent growth in its Azure infrastructure-as-a-service business to $22 billion in fi...

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Q&A with Cloud Expert on Building an E-Commerce Website with Magento & SAS Q&A WITH CLOUD EXPERT ON BUILDING AN E-COMMERCE WEBSITE WITH MAGENTO & SAS

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Apr 16, 2018

In the lead-up to this month's webinar "Launch and Scale Your E-commerce Website with Magento", our presenter Wen Chen-yu of the Training and Certification Team shares his tips and knowledge on how to launch and scale an e-commerce website using Magento and SAS. What is Simple Applicat...

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Cloud Foundry Now Available on Alibaba Cloud CLOUD FOUNDRY NOW AVAILABLE ON ALIBABA CLOUD

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Apr 19, 2018

Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of the most widely-adopted open source cloud technologies in the world, announced today that Cloud Foundry will be available on Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group. Alibaba Cloud, the largest cloud infrastructure provider in China and among the thre...

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SAP plans CRM challenge as cloud computing business leaps forward SAP PLANS CRM CHALLENGE AS CLOUD COMPUTING BUSINESS LEAPS FORWARD

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Apr 24, 2018

SAP's cloud computing revenues have topped €1 billion in a quarter for the first time, prompting the company to make bolder plans for markets like CRM. The European software giant said cloud subscriptions and support revenue grew 18 percent year on year to €1.07bn in its first financia...

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How Cloud Computing Is Impacting Disaster Recovery Planning HOW CLOUD COMPUTING IS IMPACTING DISASTER RECOVERY PLANNING

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Apr 24, 2018

It began as a 30-minute meeting that was intended to revisit a DR plan I had helped a company to develop two years ago. At that time, the company didn't have a formal DR plan, but it had clients asking how it had planned for disasters and contingencies. The company was processing and storing cli...

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The best of both worlds: Rapid cloud development with data control THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: RAPID CLOUD DEVELOPMENT WITH DATA CONTROL

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Apr 18, 2018

Perhaps no other technology has as significantly impacted the way that developers work as much as cloud. It gives instant access to emerging technologies such as blockchain and AI. Cloud-powered tools such as containers and microservices enable developers to rapidly create apps and deploy them acros...

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Mobiecom speeds mobile performance for IBM WebSphere Commerce storefronts on IBM Cloud MOBIECOM SPEEDS MOBILE PERFORMANCE FOR IBM WEBSPHERE COMMERCE STOREFRONTS ON IBM CLOUD

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Apr 23, 2018

According to Deloitte, purchases on mobile devices now make up 27 percent of all retail revenue in the US. Average order value on mobile devices has consistently grown by 15 percent year after year and is now double that of orders on desktop. Focusing on the mobile market has never been more importa...

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Combine organizational transformation and IBM Cloud infrastructure for a successful AI journey COMBINE ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSFORMATION AND IBM CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A SUCCESSFUL AI JOURNEY

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Apr 18, 2018

If you stay up to date on the latest IT trends, you probably hear about AI, analytics and deep learning as the newest and most innovative technology for businesses…and rightfully so. According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC’s) latest research, it’s now a fact that ...

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IBM Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment IBM CLOUD FOUNDRY ENTERPRISE ENVIRONMENT

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Apr 18, 2018

We’re delighted to be working on a new offering in the IBM Cloud Foundry compute, called the Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment. This offering provides a version of Cloud Foundry deployed into a customer’s IBM Cloud account in any of our worldwide regions. The IBM Cloud Foundry Enterpr...

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Cloud Foundry Steps Up as De Facto Standard for Cloud-Native Development CLOUD FOUNDRY STEPS UP AS DE FACTO STANDARD FOR CLOUD-NATIVE DEVELOPMENT

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Apr 19, 2018

BOSTON—Things are moving fast in cloud application development, in more ways than one. The key pieces needed to build and deploy modern cloud-native applications—Docker and Kubernetes—have become de facto standards for container formats and container orchestration, respectively, in...

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Microsoft’s reorganization: Anticipating a massive personal computer cloud evolution MICROSOFT’S REORGANIZATION: ANTICIPATING A MASSIVE PERSONAL COMPUTER CLOUD EVOLUTION

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Mar 29, 2018

I cannot recall a time when there was more change going on in the technology sector. The latest massive Microsoft reorganization is a case in point.While Windows is dropping from the central platform for Microsoft—a move that was expected when Satya Nadella took over leadership from Steve Ball...

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How secure is that cloud application service? HOW SECURE IS THAT CLOUD APPLICATION SERVICE?

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Apr 02, 2018

Try to imagine life without software as a service (SaaS). It’s really hard to do, given how much all of us –businesses, organizations and individuals – rely upon these cloud applications services nearly every day.The more dependent we have become upon SaaS apps, the more important ...

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Data, the cloud and its impact on the job of CIO DATA, THE CLOUD AND ITS IMPACT ON THE JOB OF CIO

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Apr 05, 2018

Recently, as I was reporting on cloud computing’s effect on the CIO, I kept running into the same idea: The job of CIO is not the technology job it once was. In fact, Forrester Research’s Bobby Cameron said the last time he and his colleagues looked into how many CIOs had a tech backgrou...

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Cloud ascendant: Microsoft launches major reorg as Windows head departs CLOUD ASCENDANT: MICROSOFT LAUNCHES MAJOR REORG AS WINDOWS HEAD DEPARTS

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Mar 29, 2018

If Microsoft Corp.’s employees didn’t already realize cloud computing and artificial intelligence will drive their company’s future much more than its venerable Windows software, they sure know it now. Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella today announced a series of majo...

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What’s the future of cloud computing industry? Here are top 7 cloud computing reports that forecast cloud computing trends 2020 and beyond. WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING INDUSTRY? HERE ARE TOP 7 CLOUD COMPUTING REPORTS THAT FORECAST CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS 2020 AND BEYOND.

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Apr 16, 2018

Drone taxis, driverless cars, smart elevators and parking lots and trains – all were a distant future in not so far past, but now they most of them are the present – safer and better managed. All thanks to the cloud computing and advanced technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), I...

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Monitoring AWS Elastic Load Balancing with Cloudwatch MONITORING AWS ELASTIC LOAD BALANCING WITH CLOUDWATCH

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Apr 09, 2018

A key part of any modern application is the ability to spread the load of user requests to your application across multiple resources, which makes it much easier to scale as traffic naturally goes up and down during the day and the week. Amazon Web Services’ answer to load balancing in the clo...

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Cloud computing: Past, present and future CLOUD COMPUTING: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

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Mar 23, 2018

In this guest post, Susan Bowen, vice president and general manager at managed service provider Cogeco Peer 1, takes a look at the history of cloud computing, and where enterprises are going with the technology. The late 1960s were optimistic days for technology advancements, reflected headily in th...

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IBM debuts miniaturized mainframes for the modern cloud data center IBM DEBUTS MINIATURIZED MAINFRAMES FOR THE MODERN CLOUD DATA CENTER

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Apr 10, 2018

IBM Corp. is looking to make mainframes a better fit for the modern data center — literally. The company late Monday unveiled two miniaturized mainframe models it said are easier to deploy in a public or private cloud facility than their more traditional, much bulkier predecessors. The first n...

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IBM outlines a new cloud push, with an emphasis on AI and security across clouds IBM OUTLINES A NEW CLOUD PUSH, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON AI AND SECURITY ACROSS CLOUDS

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Mar 20, 2018

IBM Corp. is hoping to entice more enterprises to its cloud platforms with a raft of updates aimed at boosting security and enabling artificial intelligence workloads and “multicloud” deployments. The company’s announcements will be made Tuesday during its annual Think Conference t...

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IBM calls its new machine learning platform ‘the reinvention of the database’ IBM CALLS ITS NEW MACHINE LEARNING PLATFORM ‘THE REINVENTION OF THE DATABASE’

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Mar 16, 2018

IBM Corp. today unveiled a new data science and machine learning platform that one executive called “the most significant announcement we’ve made about data in years.”Featuring an in-memory database, a real-time processing engine and the ability to ingest and analyze massive amount...

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IBM calls its new machine learning platform ‘the reinvention of the database IBM CALLS ITS NEW MACHINE LEARNING PLATFORM ‘THE REINVENTION OF THE DATABASE

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Mar 16, 2018

IBM Corp. today unveiled a new data science and machine learning platform that one executive called “the most significant announcement we’ve made about data in years.”Featuring an in-memory database, a real-time processing engine and the ability to ingest and analyze massive amount...

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IBM calls its new machine learning platform ‘the reinvention of the database’ IBM CALLS ITS NEW MACHINE LEARNING PLATFORM ‘THE REINVENTION OF THE DATABASE’

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Mar 16, 2018

IBM Corp. today unveiled a new data science and machine learning platform that one executive called “the most significant announcement we’ve made about data in years.”Featuring an in-memory database, a real-time processing engine and the ability to ingest and analyze massive amount...

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IBM opts for big tent event, cloud strategy to be focus of attention IBM OPTS FOR BIG TENT EVENT, CLOUD STRATEGY TO BE FOCUS OF ATTENTION

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Mar 19, 2018

The kickoff of this week’s inaugural IBM Thinkevent in Las Vegas, Nevada, represents a new approach by the technology company now well into its second century of operation. For years, IBM Corp. held smaller, niche events focused on various technical areas of the business. Now, the company is f...

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Cloud Computing: NSF Teams with Cloud Vendors for Data Research Problems CLOUD COMPUTING: NSF TEAMS WITH CLOUD VENDORS FOR DATA RESEARCH PROBLEMS

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Apr 12, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it will provide $30 million in funding of data science and big data projects under a program grant that they’re calling BIGDATA.  Additionally, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) are all adding an additional $3 ...

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The 3 Commandments of Cloud Security THE 3 COMMANDMENTS OF CLOUD SECURITY

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Mar 19, 2018

The great migration to the cloud is underway. As part of it, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become an incredibly popular destination for organizations making the move to cloud computing. As new workloads are deployed on AWS and IT organizations are freed from having to purchase, deploy, operate, and ...

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Hybrid Cloud Security 101: What IT Leaders Need to Know HYBRID CLOUD SECURITY 101: WHAT IT LEADERS NEED TO KNOW

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Mar 29, 2018

Public cloud providers can offer unrivaled levels of data availability and durability. However, when it comes to data security, they use a shared responsibility model. With a shared responsibility model the cloud vendor is responsible for security of the cloud, including the physical hardware, softw...

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Combating Ransomware in Multi-Cloud Environments COMBATING RANSOMWARE IN MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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Apr 04, 2018

Survival of the fittest is not always about strength but almost always about adaptability — a phrase particularly applicable when referring to ransomware. In 2017 alone, ransomware attacks infected hundreds of thousands of devices, significantly impacting countless industries and market segmen...

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IBM Partners with Cloudflare to Launch IBM Cloud Internet Services IBM PARTNERS WITH CLOUDFLARE TO LAUNCH IBM CLOUD INTERNET SERVICES

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Mar 15, 2018

IBM has announced that it is partnering with Cloudflare to provide DDoS protection, security tools, and website acceleration services to its customers. The partnership will translate into a full range shop for performance and security capabilities that are aimed at protecting public-facing applicati...

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Keep Cloud Costs, Optimization and Automation in Mind to Maximize Customer Satisfaction KEEP CLOUD COSTS, OPTIMIZATION AND AUTOMATION IN MIND TO MAXIMIZE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

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Many customers believe that migrating most services to the cloud will get them to the end of the digital-transformation rainbow. However, instead of a pot of opex gold, many discover a whole new set of challenges in three areas. One of the biggest attractions of cloud computing is that you pay only ...

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Cloud Computing: Private Cloud is Just Another Name for On-Premise CLOUD COMPUTING: PRIVATE CLOUD IS JUST ANOTHER NAME FOR ON-PREMISE

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Apr 09, 2018

Building a Private Cloud has been the objective of many mid to large companies that want the operational flexibility and quick scalability promised by public cloud vendors and that also want to be able to closely control their data to minimize security risks. But is a private cloud goal just a pipe ...

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Google improves transcription with new training models for Cloud Speech-to-Text GOOGLE IMPROVES TRANSCRIPTION WITH NEW TRAINING MODELS FOR CLOUD SPEECH-TO-TEXT

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Apr 09, 2018

Google Inc. is refusing to let up on the artificial intelligence front. In its latest update, the web giant today announced some major changes to its popular Cloud Speech Application Programming Interface, which was first introduced in 2016. Google said it’s renaming the Cloud Speech API as &l...

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SMBS and cloud computing: the financial benefits are undeniable SMBS AND CLOUD COMPUTING: THE FINANCIAL BENEFITS ARE UNDENIABLE

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Apr 06, 2018

Cloud computing is rapidly finding favor among small businesses with an estimated 78 percent of companies forecast to adopt this technology by 2020. And it makes sense, considering the technology has liberated businesses from the shackles of limited storage and memory imposed by external hard drives...

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Banks adopting hybrid-cloud as vendors prepare to go public BANKS ADOPTING HYBRID-CLOUD AS VENDORS PREPARE TO GO PUBLIC

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Apr 09, 2018

Cloud vendors have been aggressively targeting the fintechs to ensure that they are compliant with the new regulation coming down the road at them. This includes the likes of the Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) and MFID.PSD2 will open the fintech market to new players since it has forced th...

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Cloud Computing Gaining Currency in Digital Ecosystem CLOUD COMPUTING GAINING CURRENCY IN DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM

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Feb 16, 2018

Cloud computing is not a new technology but its implementation in the recent times is ushering tremendous transformation in the way business is carried out in the banking sector. This technology is helping in create a flexible, agile business model to meet the demands of the dynamic and competitive ...

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Improved Security & More: The latest for IBM Cloud Load Balancer IMPROVED SECURITY & MORE: THE LATEST FOR IBM CLOUD LOAD BALANCER

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Apr 03, 2018

Following our new IBM Cloud Load Balancer service that went live last year, we’ve just added additional capabilities to enhance your experience in cloud-native network services. Our IBM Cloud Load Balancer is an infrastructure layer (IaaS) load balancer that distributes traffic “locally,...

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Why cloud should be part of your disaster recovery strategy WHY CLOUD SHOULD BE PART OF YOUR DISASTER RECOVERY STRATEGY

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Feb 27, 2018

With cyber attacks frequently making headlines, and May's introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) leading organisations to look closer at how they securely store data, it's understandable that businesses are making disaster recovery and business continuity a high priority. ...

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IBM and VMware partnership unlocks new value for enterprises IBM AND VMWARE PARTNERSHIP UNLOCKS NEW VALUE FOR ENTERPRISES

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Mar 19, 2018

Several years ago, IBM and VMware set out to tackle two pressing industry challenges.The first was to help clients extend existing VMware workloads from on-premises environments to the cloud without having to retool operations, rearchitect applications and redesign security policies. This would help...

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SummuS Render transforms animation process with as-a-service solution built on IBM Cloud SUMMUS RENDER TRANSFORMS ANIMATION PROCESS WITH AS-A-SERVICE SOLUTION BUILT ON IBM CLOUD

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Apr 02, 2018

The process of animating a feature film has come a long way since 1937, when Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was made. Back then, it took hundreds of artists several years to hand-draw thousands of illustrations, and the project cost of millions of dollars. Today, all that is don...

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Cloud Computing a Boon for Global Digital Commerce Platform Market CLOUD COMPUTING A BOON FOR GLOBAL DIGITAL COMMERCE PLATFORM MARKET

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Apr 05, 2018

Owing to the enormous application possibilities with the merger of consumer electronics and the internet, an increasing number of companies are venturing into the digital commerce platform market, and several of them will follow the suit in the near future, making the competitive landscape further f...

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How Amazon Web Services aims to win cloud computing’s next big battle HOW AMAZON WEB SERVICES AIMS TO WIN CLOUD COMPUTING’S NEXT BIG BATTLE

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Nov 27, 2017

There’s no doubt by now that Amazon Web Services Inc. won the first phase of cloud computing, the revolutionary disruption to traditional information technology that’s reshaping the entire technology landscape. Now it’s gunning to win the next phase, too.Amazon.com Inc.’s clo...

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Rubrik Wants You to Write Data Management Apps on Its SaaS Platform RUBRIK WANTS YOU TO WRITE DATA MANAGEMENT APPS ON ITS SAAS PLATFORM

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Apr 04, 2018

Rubrik began its “second act” today, launching its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for data management applications. The software-defined storage startup’s flagship product allows companies to manage and archive their data across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. It ...

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Is It Time for Another IT Methodology Update? IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER IT METHODOLOGY UPDATE?

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Apr 03, 2018

The growth of the cloud computing industry continues to amaze. According to the gurus, we are still looking at annual global growth rates between 18% and 25%. Every new generation of people entering the world's workplaces right now uses the cloud and sees it as obvious, familiar, natural and saf...

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5 cloud computing trends to prepare for in 2018 5 CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS TO PREPARE FOR IN 2018

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Oct 18, 2017

As we enter the last quarter of 2017, business and IT executives are turning more of their attention to how they can use technology to accomplish their 2018 business objectives. We’ve compiled a list of five trends in cloud computing that strategic businesses will prepare for in the coming yea...

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Cloud Computing: Bezos’ Law isn’t Working? CLOUD COMPUTING: BEZOS’ LAW ISN’T WORKING?

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Mar 16, 2018

First there was Moore’s law, the complexity and computing power of hardware doubles every two years.  Then, in 2014, Greg O’Connor, former CEO of AppZero, in a post on GigaOm proposed a similar law for Cloud Computing and called it Bezos law:  “over the history of the clo...

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Cloud Computing in the Healthcare Industry CLOUD COMPUTING IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 30, 2018

Data is omnipresent; the healthcare industry is no exception to this fact. As the Cloud takes over technology at an exponential rate, there is a vast amount of potential for Cloud computing in the healthcare industry. Since the Cloud provides on-demand computing, it has rapidly become the go-to tool...

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Why Choose Cloud Computing in Banking, Finance and Insurance? WHY CHOOSE CLOUD COMPUTING IN BANKING, FINANCE AND INSURANCE?

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Dec 12, 2017

Cloud computing has been on the radar of many CTOs, CIOs, and CFOs. Being one of the rapidly developing technologies it has gained massive traction in recent years. In fact, the cloud has been an enabler of many other disruptive technologies including big data, IoT, AI, etc. Cloud computing is also ...

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AWS Cloud: Proactive Security and Forensic Readiness – Part 3 AWS CLOUD: PROACTIVE SECURITY AND FORENSIC READINESS – PART 3

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Mar 27, 2018

This is the third in a five-part blog series that provides a checklist for proactive security and forensic readiness in the AWS cloud environment. This post relates to protecting data within AWS. Data protection has become all the rage for organizations that are processing personal data of individua...

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Big data transformed the world. Now it’s getting down to business BIG DATA TRANSFORMED THE WORLD. NOW IT’S GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS

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Mar 06, 2018

When the data scientists at messaging software maker Synchronoss Technologies Inc. embarked upon a new project in 2014 to store, manage and extract insights from the massive amounts of data produced in their business, they thought they had found the answer to their prayers: red-hot software with the...

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War games: Pentagon slashes Amazon partner’s $950M cloud computing contract WAR GAMES: PENTAGON SLASHES AMAZON PARTNER’S $950M CLOUD COMPUTING CONTRACT

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Mar 06, 2018

The Pentagon has reportedly slashed a contract worth almost $1 billion that was awarded last month to one of the partners of Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud computing unit. The Washington Post reported late Monday that the Pentagon has cut the value of the contract with REAN Cloud LLC from its origina...

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The big shift: How Atlassian moved 78,000 customers to Amazon’s cloud in a year THE BIG SHIFT: HOW ATLASSIAN MOVED 78,000 CUSTOMERS TO AMAZON’S CLOUD IN A YEAR

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Mar 30, 2018

Back in 2010, Australian enterprise software company Atlassian Corp. Plc had the usual problem of fast-growing companies: too many customers — or rather, too many customers for its information technology systems to handle well.When Atlassian launched its first software-as-a-service offerings f...

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Only 16% of organizations believe their current security can protect them in the cloud ONLY 16% OF ORGANIZATIONS BELIEVE THEIR CURRENT SECURITY CAN PROTECT THEM IN THE CLOUD

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Mar 28, 2018

Cybersecurity experts expressed worry about the surge in cloud computing, highlighting a wide variety of potential issues that have either already cropped up or will crop up in the near future,according to a survey by Crowd Research Partners. The group spoke to more than 1,900 cyber security profess...

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5 Ways Cloud Computing Will Develop in 2018 5 WAYS CLOUD COMPUTING WILL DEVELOP IN 2018

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Mar 28, 2018

The benefits of cloud computing continue to make it very attractive for enterprises. More businesses are starting to make use of the cloud and many of those have made an initial move are migrating more of their applications to it. As cloud computing begins to develop, it will become an even more imp...

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Today TODAY'S GREAT CLOUD CHALLENGE: THE HYBRID IT PUZZLE

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Mar 29, 2018

For 89% of companies, one cloud is not good enough. That’s according to a 2017 Forrester report on cloud adoption. Forty-eight percent use five cloud providers or more, and 41% have two-to-four providers, leaving 11% with just one. Fifty-nine percent say their cloud strategy is hybrid, typical...

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Rising Trend of Automation to Fuel Demand for Cloud Robotics RISING TREND OF AUTOMATION TO FUEL DEMAND FOR CLOUD ROBOTICS

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Mar 28, 2018

A new research study by TMR Research presents an exhaustive assessment of the global market for cloud robotics. The research report, titled “Cloud Robotics Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 – 2025,” assesses the prominent trends,...

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Maintaining Compliance in an Age of Cloud Globalization MAINTAINING COMPLIANCE IN AN AGE OF CLOUD GLOBALIZATION

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Mar 14, 2018

Cloud computing is global in nature, and that means compliance and data protection must be, too. The worldwide cloud computing market is expected to reach $160 billion in 2018, a 23 percent increase over 2017, according to IDC projections. With key advantages like speed to market and cost efficiency...

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Burgeoning use of Cloud Database and Database as a Service (DBaaS) Market by 2025 BURGEONING USE OF CLOUD DATABASE AND DATABASE AS A SERVICE (DBAAS) MARKET BY 2025

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Mar 28, 2018

Users have a lot to gain from database as a service models, and the cloud computing variants of these are the ones that can provide users with easy access to large databases at nearly any given time and location. Accessing this database does not require the used to physically carry the database, or ...

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Serverless apps, encryption top AWS features in February SERVERLESS APPS, ENCRYPTION TOP AWS FEATURES IN FEBRUARY

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Mar 01, 2018

Many cloud developers espouse the benefits of serverless computing, but others find the approach unwieldy or difficult to manage. The AWS Serverless Application Repository, one of several AWS features released into general availability in February, can help wary developers join the Lambda fraternity...

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Edge computing won’t kill the cloud, say analysts EDGE COMPUTING WON’T KILL THE CLOUD, SAY ANALYSTS

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Mar 01, 2018

The impending death of the cloud computing has been a hot topic among venture capitalists and information technology industry analysts, including Peter Levine, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz LLC. “[The] sensor data explosion will kill the cloud,” Levine said in his talk “Th...

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In 2018, can cloud, big data, and AI stand more turmoil? IN 2018, CAN CLOUD, BIG DATA, AND AI STAND MORE TURMOIL?

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Jan 02, 2018

The amount of new technologies in 2017 has been overwhelming: The cloud was adopted faster than analysts projected and brought several new tools with it; AI was introduced into just about all areas of our lives; IoT and edge computing emerged; and a slew of cloud-native technologies came into fruiti...

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HCI: A foundation for cloud computing HCI: A FOUNDATION FOR CLOUD COMPUTING

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Mar 12, 2018

As enterprises gain experience with cloud computing, the practical limits with public cloud options become more obvious. Hybrid cloud is the necessary response, but enterprises face a range of options for bringing the cloud experience to their data’s locations. A lot of new technology is queue...

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IBM Builds Latest Cloud Analytics Platform on Kubernetes IBM BUILDS LATEST CLOUD ANALYTICS PLATFORM ON KUBERNETES

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Mar 16, 2018

IBM continued its onslaught of news ahead of next week’s Think 2018 event, with the latest involving a cloud analytics platform that can ingest and analyze 1 million events per second.The Cloud Private for Data platform integrates various IBM data science, data engineering, application buildin...

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Cloud, without workload management, doesn CLOUD, WITHOUT WORKLOAD MANAGEMENT, DOESN'T WORK

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Mar 26, 2018

When you want cloud, you just turn it on (or off), right? That’s the beauty of the eminently controllable datacentre-driven services-centric cloud computing model of application processing and information storage, right? Well yes, but no, it’s kind of not quite like that, at least not at...

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9 Things to Consider When Choosing Cloud Backup Providers 9 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING CLOUD BACKUP PROVIDERS

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Mar 22, 2018

The advent of cloud computing offers businesses many advantages regarding both data security and efficiency. By storing data in the cloud rather than on the hard drives of individual computers or within a local network, you can maximize IT efficiency, requiring less space for storage and free up com...

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Living on the Edge: Enterprise-Generated Data Processed Outside the Cloud to Increase 400 Percent by 2022 LIVING ON THE EDGE: ENTERPRISE-GENERATED DATA PROCESSED OUTSIDE THE CLOUD TO INCREASE 400 PERCENT BY 2022

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Mar 16, 2018

Cloud computing is now powering the next generation of technology–from artificial intelligence (AI) to Internet of Things (IoT) to machine learning, offering government agencies scalability and agility to support and analyze a massive influx of data for more informed decision making.Yet, many ...

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Cloud Computing Is Crucial To The Future Of Our Societies -- Here CLOUD COMPUTING IS CRUCIAL TO THE FUTURE OF OUR SOCIETIES -- HERE'S WHY

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Feb 25, 2018

This week, telecommunications experts will gather in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, the industry’s premier event and a chance for tech companies to show off their latest innovations in areas as diverse as 5G technology, artificial intelligence, and the cloud. Although the cloud is far fr...

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Cloudflare Workers take code execution to the edge CLOUDFLARE WORKERS TAKE CODE EXECUTION TO THE EDGE

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Mar 14, 2018

Web security company Cloudflare announced the general availability of Cloudflare Workers, which enable developers to launch their code directly at the edge of the company’s global network.Cloudflare announced Cloudflare Workers beta in September. The company said since then, customers in the b...

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Five myths about the cloud FIVE MYTHS ABOUT THE CLOUD

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Mar 19, 2018

Practically everyone in the West has heard of “the cloud,” but not everyone knows what it means. Even those who frequently use the cloud may have misconceptions about its risks and benefits. To put rumors to rest, here are some of the most widely circulated myths being floated about the ...

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Report: Google working on a blockchain-based transactions platform for its cloud service REPORT: GOOGLE WORKING ON A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED TRANSACTIONS PLATFORM FOR ITS CLOUD SERVICE

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Mar 21, 2018

Google Inc. is working on a blockchain-based transactions platform for its cloud service, according to an unconfirmed report published Wednesday. Bloomberg, quoting “people familiar with the situation,” claimed that the as-yet-named blockchain solution is being designed by the search gia...

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Creating an API for Edge Computing on Alibaba Cloud CREATING AN API FOR EDGE COMPUTING ON ALIBABA CLOUD

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Jan 02, 2018

Edge computing is an approach to data processing and resource management in the cloud that can dramatically improve communication between mobile applications, gadgets, and cloud nodes. Edge computing remains a relatively novel practice, but it is an increasingly important one as organizations move m...

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Three Reasons to Add Alibaba Cloud to Your Multi-Cloud Strategy THREE REASONS TO ADD ALIBABA CLOUD TO YOUR MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY

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Mar 21, 2018

From the minute you chose one of the world’s most popular cloud computing companies as your strategic cloud services provider, your world became multi-cloud. In a multi-cloud world, there’s now every reason to consider and embrace the relative newcomer, Alibaba Cloud. Not just as a speci...

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Running RancherOS on Alibaba Cloud RUNNING RANCHEROS ON ALIBABA CLOUD

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Jan 03, 2018

RancherOS is one of the most popular container management platform used for running Docker. It runs Docker directly on top of the kernel and delivers Linux services as containers. Its popularity draws from its features that offer numerous advantages to its users, which include convenient usability, ...

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How the Public Cloud Increases DevOps Success HOW THE PUBLIC CLOUD INCREASES DEVOPS SUCCESS

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Feb 07, 2018

The best companion to DevOps is the public cloud. While the principles and practices of DevOps can be applied to and can benefit private clouds and internal applications, organizations that have applications in the public cloud find that DevOps practitioners can provide even greater benefit. First, ...

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Alibaba Cloud Product Comparison for AWS Professionals ALIBABA CLOUD PRODUCT COMPARISON FOR AWS PROFESSIONALS

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Feb 07, 2018

To help our customers better understand Alibaba Cloud products and services, we have just released a product and service comparison article - Alibaba Cloud Product Comparison. If you are planning on building a multi-cloud cloud architecture or considering to migrate to Alibaba Cloud, this article is...

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On-boarding to VMware Cloud on AWS for VCPP Partners ON-BOARDING TO VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS FOR VCPP PARTNERS

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Mar 12, 2018

The Managed Service Provider (MSP) model under VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) enables partners to leverage VMware Cloud services to broaden their technology portfolio and provide value added functionality with their unique managed services. VMware Cloud services consists of several services th...

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Protecting Privacy in the Cloud PROTECTING PRIVACY IN THE CLOUD

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Jul 25, 2017

The Internet has completely saturated the lives of millions of people in modernized societies across the globe. From college students who are turning in term papers via Google Docs to entrepreneurs conducting eCommerce, the average person knows that there is a real and present threat to cybersecurit...

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Cloud Computing Trends for 2018 CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS FOR 2018

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Jan 10, 2018

Cloud computing technologies are evolving, and have penetrated deep into a vast plethora of industries. Quick access to information, organized and secure storage mechanisms and seamless shareability being the key attributes of cloud computing, it has made its way into the IT infrastructure of almost...

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How a Multicloud World is Changing the WAN HOW A MULTICLOUD WORLD IS CHANGING THE WAN

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Mar 13, 2018

Organizations worldwide are on an irreversible march towards embracing multiple clouds, drawn by the greater agility and flexibility, the specific functionality each one offers, as well as improved efficiencies and the ability to adapt to the fast-moving digital way of doing business. Numbers from I...

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How to create self-driving private clouds HOW TO CREATE SELF-DRIVING PRIVATE CLOUDS

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Dec 12, 2017

A few years ago, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) outlined the five stages of self-driving vehicles. In actuality, there are six levels, but the zero level is no automation, so we will ignore that. The idea behind the different phases is to make it possible for us to get there in a reasonab...

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Dropbox and Salesforce enter into cloud service integration partnership DROPBOX AND SALESFORCE ENTER INTO CLOUD SERVICE INTEGRATION PARTNERSHIP

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Mar 09, 2018

Dropbox and Salesforce have entered into a partnership which will see the two cloud-native firms mix their services together. The partnership will not only involve service integration but will also see the two companies enter into shared marketing efforts and have a joint commitment to broadening th...

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Simplify Complexity with Alibaba Cloud’s Network Infrastructure Services SIMPLIFY COMPLEXITY WITH ALIBABA CLOUD’S NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

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Mar 15, 2018

IBM Corp. said today it will offer the Kubernetes software container orchestration platform on bare-metal servers, becoming the first cloud infrastructure provider to make that option available. The IBM Cloud Container Service is aimed at organizations that are running data- and processor-intensive ...

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In latest cloud push, IBM debuts Kubernetes container platform on bare-metal servers IN LATEST CLOUD PUSH, IBM DEBUTS KUBERNETES CONTAINER PLATFORM ON BARE-METAL SERVERS

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Mar 14, 2018

IBM Corp. said today it will offer the Kubernetes software container orchestration platform on bare-metal servers, becoming the first cloud infrastructure provider to make that option available.The IBM Cloud Container Service is aimed at organizations that are running data- and processor-intensive w...

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Cloud Complexity: Seven Ways Cloud Complexity Hurts CLOUD COMPLEXITY: SEVEN WAYS CLOUD COMPLEXITY HURTS

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Mar 13, 2018

The cloud computing market continues on  a tear and is expected to reach $53.3 billion in revenues by 2021, according to 451 Research.  90 percent of businesses are using some form of the cloud, and 451 Research forecasts that by the end of next year 60 percent of business workloads will a...

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Defense Agency To Begin Moving Classified Data to Amazon DEFENSE AGENCY TO BEGIN MOVING CLASSIFIED DATA TO AMAZON'S SECRET CLOUD AFTER PROTEST

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Mar 13, 2018

For the first time, the Defense Department will begin moving classified data and applications to Amazon Web Services’ Secret Region—the same cloud environment developed for the CIA and intelligence community several years ago. U.S. Transportation Command—the part of the department ...

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Sloan Valve two-steps its ERP upgrade in hybrid cloud switch SLOAN VALVE TWO-STEPS ITS ERP UPGRADE IN HYBRID CLOUD SWITCH

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Mar 13, 2018

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) upgrades are not for the faint of heart, but facilitating two such transitions in successive years while also outsourcing ERP in a hybrid cloud model is a bold undertaking. Sloan Valve CIO Tom Coleman is tackling these challenges to better position the plumbing pro...

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How can public cloud providers become ‘enterprise grade? HOW CAN PUBLIC CLOUD PROVIDERS BECOME ‘ENTERPRISE GRADE?

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Mar 13, 2018

In my conversations with the #CIOChat over the last couple of years, it is clear that in the next three years, on-premises will become more the exception as SaaS and public cloud obtain a majority of computing workloads. Given this, I wanted to get these CIO’s take on what is needed for public...

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The intangibles of picking a public cloud THE INTANGIBLES OF PICKING A PUBLIC CLOUD

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Mar 09, 2018

Moving all or part of your operations to a public cloud provider will be the most substantial decision many CTOs and CIOs will make in their careers, and a misstep could cripple your company for years. For some, the decision is strictly a cloud cost comparison, though trying to compare costs across ...

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Alibaba Cloud is Seeing Tremendous Growth ALIBABA CLOUD IS SEEING TREMENDOUS GROWTH

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Last year, we unveiled a new partnership with Alibaba Cloud, enabling organizations to grow their businesses both inside and outside of China. As a Global Managed Service Provider of Alibaba Cloud, we’ve been able to work with Chinese organizations and global businesses entering China to desig...

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Alibaba Cloud launches its first quantum computing services ALIBABA CLOUD LAUNCHES ITS FIRST QUANTUM COMPUTING SERVICES

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Jan 04, 2018

As the number of devices built for the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, you’ve likely heard the term edge computing being used more frequently. With items like drones and advanced robots, these devices are increasing in their complexity. As a result, they require rapid processing of...

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Why hybrid cloud bursting went nowhere WHY HYBRID CLOUD BURSTING WENT NOWHERE

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Mar 09, 2018

Years ago, the notion of hybrid cloud bursting was compelling: How cool is it to have workloads on both private and public clouds and be able to run those workloads on the private cloud during normal operations and burst to the public cloud when resources on the private cloud were running low? Priva...

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Patents in the Cloud: Cloud Solutions Vulnerable to Patent Claims PATENTS IN THE CLOUD: CLOUD SOLUTIONS VULNERABLE TO PATENT CLAIMS

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Mar 09, 2018

There’s a race among cloud vendors Amazon, Microsoft, Google and IBM. But the race isn’t just about securing the most revenues from customers, there’s also a race for claiming territory by filing patents on intellectual property. In 2017, for example, IBM filed 9043 patents, the mo...

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Enterprises that move to the cloud to cut costs end up spending more, research finds ENTERPRISES THAT MOVE TO THE CLOUD TO CUT COSTS END UP SPENDING MORE, RESEARCH FINDS

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Mar 07, 2018

Enterprise adoption of cloud computing has created a paradox, according to one market researcher: Although companies move to the cloud to take advantage of lower costs, most of them end up spending more on their cloud infrastructures than they did with installations in their own data centers.451 Res...

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Cloud Computing Trends: 2018 State of the Cloud Survey CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS: 2018 STATE OF THE CLOUD SURVEY

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Feb 13, 2018

In January 2018, RightScale conducted its seventh annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service.
Both public and private cloud adoption grew in 2018, with larger enterprises increasing their focus o...

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Cisco says virtually all data center workloads will be based in the cloud by 2021 CISCO SAYS VIRTUALLY ALL DATA CENTER WORKLOADS WILL BE BASED IN THE CLOUD BY 2021

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Feb 06, 2018

Cloud services are becoming so ubiquitous that they will account for virtually all data center traffic within the next three years, according to a new report from Cisco Systems Inc. The latest Cisco Global Cloud Index published this week says both business and consumer applications are contributing ...

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The 4 stages of a cloud transformation journey THE 4 STAGES OF A CLOUD TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY

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Mar 06, 2018

It may seem like businesses move to the cloud in a single, sweeping motion, but the reality of cloud migration is far more complex. According to 451 Research's cloud transformation journey model, released Tuesday, there are four key phases in the process. Using literature references, 451 Researc...

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Accelerate Cloud Migration Success with Portfolio Discovery ACCELERATE CLOUD MIGRATION SUCCESS WITH PORTFOLIO DISCOVERY

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Feb 21, 2018

Cloud migration can be one of the most important moves an organization makes, bringing new levels of agility, scalability, and cost efficiency—but the journey isn’t always a smooth one. As with any major initiative, it’s crucial to have a well-designed process in place before you b...

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Is Cloud Computing The Answer To Increasing Cyber Attack Risks? IS CLOUD COMPUTING THE ANSWER TO INCREASING CYBER ATTACK RISKS?

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Mar 01, 2018

Thanks to cloud computing the days of running applications and programs from software that you've downloaded onto your physical computer are now over. Many businesses are now using cloud computing instead. This allows them to access these same applications through the internet. Throughout this y...

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Cloud computing is eating the world: Should we be worried? CLOUD COMPUTING IS EATING THE WORLD: SHOULD WE BE WORRIED?

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Mar 05, 2018

The cloud has many benefits, but we must be clear-eyed about the downsides as well. Here are a few things to consider. Not so long ago I went to the opening of a gigantic new datacentre on the outskirts of London. It was a cold day and, despite a few heaters scattered around the hall, most of the he...

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5 ways cloud can help you innovate 5 WAYS CLOUD CAN HELP YOU INNOVATE

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Aug 07, 2017

Despite the prevailing wisdom that cloud is disrupting established business — and it is — many business leaders are uncertain  about how to take advantage of cloud computing’s benefits.  Offer your services as an application program interface (API).The first and easiest w...

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Users review the top cloud data integration tools USERS REVIEW THE TOP CLOUD DATA INTEGRATION TOOLS

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Aug 31, 2017

As the world of cloud computing becomes more globalized, IT professionals need multiple levels of security and transparency to manage cloud relationships. Using a cloud data integration solution, an enterprise can configure a number of disparate application programs sharing data in a diverse network...

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Four Ways Manufacturers Benefit From Cloud Computing FOUR WAYS MANUFACTURERS BENEFIT FROM CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 19, 2017

Cloud deployment has many advantages over the traditional on-premise model of implementation. Here are four key areas where cloud computing beats the alternative. Cloud computing is now the choice platform for many technology enterprises due to its innovative and dynamic features. As opposed to on-p...

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Cloud Computing: Migration to the Cloud Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Things Become Simpler CLOUD COMPUTING: MIGRATION TO THE CLOUD DOESN’T NECESSARILY MEAN THINGS BECOME SIMPLER

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Mar 01, 2018

The cloud is supposed to make IT easy.  That might be the end game goal, but the process of migrating to and aligning with the cloud may actually create a world in IT that is more complex than ever. The tasks of interconnecting the pieces can be daunting. Skills are needed to migrate to the clo...

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The cloud could finally lift the fortunes of big data analytics THE CLOUD COULD FINALLY LIFT THE FORTUNES OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Mar 05, 2018

Big data analytics has emerged in recent years as the heart of the digital business, the basis for turning data into a business value that drives differentiating operations and customer experiences.
But even as big data analytics, or BDA, has become a boardroom conversation, too often the dis...

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Deep dive on AWS vs. Azure vs. Google cloud storage options DEEP DIVE ON AWS VS. AZURE VS. GOOGLE CLOUD STORAGE OPTIONS

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One of the most common use cases for public IaaS cloud computing is storage and that’s for good reason: Instead of buying hardware and managing it, users simply upload data to the cloud and pay for how much they put there. It sounds simple. But in reality, the world of cloud storage has many f...

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2018 Prediction: Companies Will Choose Cloud Because Of Security 2018 PREDICTION: COMPANIES WILL CHOOSE CLOUD BECAUSE OF SECURITY

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In the early days of the cloud, all kinds of organizations, including manufacturers, were reluctant to deploy cloud apps due to the belief that cloud apps had weak information security. Companies preferred the familiarity and comfort of running their own data centers, including managing their own on...

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Top 10 Tools for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Cloud Computing TOP 10 TOOLS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-A-SERVICE (IAAS) CLOUD COMPUTING

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DevOps is a collection of strategies built  towards the goal of rapidly and effectively producing high-quality software-based products and services while eliminating inefficiencies. The DevOps point-of-view is that your technology infrastructure should be able to react on the fly to a market th...

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MWC: Simplified applications with SAP Cloud MWC: SIMPLIFIED APPLICATIONS WITH SAP CLOUD

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SAP has unveiled a new consumption-based commercial model for customers to easily acquire and engage the SAP Cloud Platform, the company's platform as a service (PaaS) at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Additional updates include the next-generation SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS, which...

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Advice from a CISO: It’s time to stop fearing cloud security ADVICE FROM A CISO: IT’S TIME TO STOP FEARING CLOUD SECURITY

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CISOs are the business leaders everyone is talking about. But what do they have to say? Mike Turner is Chief Information Security Officer at Capgemini and shares his views. Businesses are reveling in the benefits of the cloud. Mobile services have enabled greater responsiveness to customer need. Dev...

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Google Cloud IoT Core now available to securely connect, manage millions of devices GOOGLE CLOUD IOT CORE NOW AVAILABLE TO SECURELY CONNECT, MANAGE MILLIONS OF DEVICES

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The service—which was released in public beta in September 2017—can be used as part of the broader Google Cloud IoT solution to ingest all IoT data and connect to analytics and machine learning services to gain more insights, according to a Google blog post. It can also integrate with ot...

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Hybrid cloud? Private cloud? Public cloud? Multicloud? How to choose HYBRID CLOUD? PRIVATE CLOUD? PUBLIC CLOUD? MULTICLOUD? HOW TO CHOOSE

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My article “Don’t waste your time with a hybrid cloud” has gotten many people seeing red, and I can understand why. Many enterprise IT shops, and most enterprise technology companies, have pledged allegiance to the hybrid cloud model. The intellectual dishonesty of cloud-architectu...

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What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now WHAT IS CLOUD COMPUTING? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW

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The “cloud” in cloud computing originated from the habit of drawing the internet as a fluffy cloud in network diagrams. No wonder the most popular meaning of cloud computing refers to running workloads over the internet remotely in a commercial provider’s data center—the so-c...

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4 surprise cloud computing trends for 2018 4 SURPRISE CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS FOR 2018

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Jan 02, 2018

First of all, I hate doing yearly predictions. Also, this is the time of year that every PR firm in the country asks me to read the cloud computing predictions of their clients, which are all pretty much wrong and self-serving. So, I’ve put together four cloud predictions for 2018 that you won...

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