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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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How to Select the Right Cloud Platform for Your Business HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT CLOUD PLATFORM FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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We’ve seen lately how Cloud Computing became necessary for every company, regardless the industry, thanks to its benefits. Building Trust in a Cloud Sky report stated that, until the end of this year, 80% of all IT budgets would be committed to cloud apps and solutions. Are you also planning t...

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Cloud portability: Why you’ll never really get there CLOUD PORTABILITY: WHY YOU’LL NEVER REALLY GET THERE

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Portability means that you can move an application from one host environment to another, including cloud to cloud such as from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Azure. The work needed to complete the porting of an application from one platform to another depends upon the specific circumstances. Conta...

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Cloud services: What to consider when migrating your infrastructure CLOUD SERVICES: WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN MIGRATING YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE

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I can barely remember the last time I installed a physical server at a company. These days, most companies have switched the majority of their services and information over to cloud services. There are many reasons for this, ranging from cost to practicalities — like trying to avoid buying har...

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Industry report - Cloud computing patent litigation on the rise INDUSTRY REPORT - CLOUD COMPUTING PATENT LITIGATION ON THE RISE

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Cloud computing is often quoted as one of the most significant innovations that will revolutionise the technology industry. In this regard, companies are increasingly developing solutions and applications that run on cloud environments, manage cloud servers or enable communication via cloud systems....

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FBI Releases Cloud Computing Service RFI FBI RELEASES CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICE RFI

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The FBI has issued a request for information on potential vendors of cloud-based  infrastructure as-a-service, platform as-a-service and software as-a-service offerings.  A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says the bureau plans to acquire PaaS and SaaS platforms from a cloud service provide...

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Cloud-centric IBM patents promise payoff CLOUD-CENTRIC IBM PATENTS PROMISE PAYOFF

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Feb 22, 2018

IBM plans to sow its latest crop of U.S. patents with a strong cloud emphasis, and prepare a feast for its hungry customers. A substantial number of IBM patents for 2017 — more than 1900 out of 9043 total patents — were for cloud technologies, the company disclosed last month. Those numb...

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Serverless Computing: Event-Driven Software is Changing Software Design SERVERLESS COMPUTING: EVENT-DRIVEN SOFTWARE IS CHANGING SOFTWARE DESIGN

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Serverless computing is true on-demand computing. Software is in the cloud and waits for an event to occur that will kick it off, causing resources to be provisioned and the software to be run. Serverless enables the cloud to be used more efficiently.  Major cloud vendors offer serverless optio...

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Microsoft launches Azure Event Grid for managing serverless computing functions MICROSOFT LAUNCHES AZURE EVENT GRID FOR MANAGING SERVERLESS COMPUTING FUNCTIONS

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Jan 30, 2018

Extending its reach in the cloud, Microsoft Corp. today announced its Azure Event Grid service is now generally available. The service is a key part of the company’s strategy for serverless computing, which is a cloud computing execution model in which the cloud provider automatically manages ...

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Cloud computing again lifts Amazon, but Alphabet earnings fall short CLOUD COMPUTING AGAIN LIFTS AMAZON, BUT ALPHABET EARNINGS FALL SHORT

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Among the countless disruptions ripping across information technology, cloud computing stood out last year, and with the new year underway, its impact is only accelerating. That’s apparent once again today in earnings reports from Google Inc. parent Alphabet Inc. and Amazon.com Inc.
The...

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NetApp cloud-flash pivot brings cheers NETAPP CLOUD-FLASH PIVOT BRINGS CHEERS

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NetApp attributed strong product revenue growth last quarter in part to two-a-days – it’s averaging two displacements of rivals’ all-flash SAN systems every day. Success in NetApp cloud and flash sales fueled a strong quarter, as revenue increased eight percent year-over-year to $1...

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In cloud migration services, what IN CLOUD MIGRATION SERVICES, WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN

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With IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration, Big Blue is the latest large-scale vendor to lean on shipping companies to help get enterprises to its public cloud. The data-transfer appliance is similar to offerings from Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform, and it shows that even with advancements in...

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Why Move To The Cloud? 10 Benefits Of Cloud Computing WHY MOVE TO THE CLOUD? 10 BENEFITS OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Simply put, cloud computing is computing based on the internet. Where in the past, people would run applications or programs from software downloaded on a physical computer or server in their building, cloud computing allows people access to the same kinds of applications through the internet. When ...

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Cisco targets MSSP market with cloud-based security endpoint solutions CISCO TARGETS MSSP MARKET WITH CLOUD-BASED SECURITY ENDPOINT SOLUTIONS

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Cisco is taking aim at the managed security service providers (MSSP) market with three cloud-based tools included in its endpoint security portfolio: Cisco AMP for Endpoints, Cisco Umbrella and Meraki Systems Manager.The security market continues to swell alongside the growing threat of data breache...

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VMware to acquire CloudCoreo in hybrid cloud security push VMWARE TO ACQUIRE CLOUDCOREO IN HYBRID CLOUD SECURITY PUSH

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VMware recently announced it is acquiring cloud configuration-management startup CloudCoreo for an undisclosed amount to further secure hybrid cloud environments.CloudCoreo was founded in 2016 with a focus on building next-generation cloud security services, which identify and fix misconfigurations ...

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Veritas Snapshot-Based CloudPoint Optimized for Azure, Google Clouds VERITAS SNAPSHOT-BASED CLOUDPOINT OPTIMIZED FOR AZURE, GOOGLE CLOUDS

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Feb 14, 2018

Veritas Technologies on Feb. 14 released CloudPoint 2.0, the latest edition of its snapshot-based data protection software. Veritas, which has been on its own as a private company for three years since its 10-year “marriage” to Symantec ended in 2015, thus rolled out its biggest news sin...

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The Nascent State of Hybrid Cloud Networking THE NASCENT STATE OF HYBRID CLOUD NETWORKING

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Now that the hybrid cloud has become the focus of enterprise infrastructure development, IT executives are starting to confront the thorny issue of maintaining adequate connectivity between disparate data centers. While many are looking at the SD-WAN as the answer to all their problems, the fact rem...

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Cloud Computing: Slow Migration of Enterprise Workloads to IaaS Cloud CLOUD COMPUTING: SLOW MIGRATION OF ENTERPRISE WORKLOADS TO IAAS CLOUD

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This year the number of enterprises using public cloud services is expected to cross the 50 percent adoption mark, according to a report by Forrester.  Enterprise adoption includes the use of cloud applications, platforms and services.  The trend of moving to the cloud is one that seems un...

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Cloud-native group seeks interoperability for serverless computing CLOUD-NATIVE GROUP SEEKS INTEROPERABILITY FOR SERVERLESS COMPUTING

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Feb 14, 2018

Serverless computing is rapidly emerging as a viable option for enterprises looking to run cloud-native workloads, according to a new whitepaper published by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation this week.The CNCF defines serverless computing as a framework for building and running applications tha...

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TOP 7 GOALS OF MICROSOFT® AZURE CLOUD MIGRATIONS TOP 7 GOALS OF MICROSOFT® AZURE CLOUD MIGRATIONS

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Finally, the cloud is top-of-mind, and you’re ready to move basic or advanced workloads to the cloud for critical applications that can help to make your organization and your cloud services more efficient, productive and competitive. But you face numerous challenges that keep moving the goalp...

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Google Cloud Platform services guide: The right tools for the job GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM SERVICES GUIDE: THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE JOB

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Feb 15, 2018

Launched in 2011, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has had to do some catching up to market leader Amazon Web Services (AWS), its most direct competitor as a purer cloud play. But Google had no experience servicing large enterprise IT, and so has spent several years playing catchup.
Rather than be...

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Top cloud providers 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Oracle, Alibaba stack up TOP CLOUD PROVIDERS 2018: HOW AWS, MICROSOFT, GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM, IBM CLOUD, ORACLE, ALIBABA STACK UP

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Choosing the right public cloud provider is becoming an increasingly nuanced discussion that goes well beyond scale. We all know the large cloud players--AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud and Microsoft Azure--but stacking them up depends on your enterprise's needs. Here's a crack at stac...

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5 Reasons to Move Big Data to the Cloud 5 REASONS TO MOVE BIG DATA TO THE CLOUD

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Big Data platforms often require big infrastructure to host them. Recently, it has been convenient for many organizations to default to private cloud operations for everything related to Big Data. The benefit is high performance and availability—as long as you are in the same building as the p...

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WHAT DOES YOUR CSP REALLY KNOW ABOUT CLOUD BEST PRACTICES? WHAT DOES YOUR CSP REALLY KNOW ABOUT CLOUD BEST PRACTICES?

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The cloud is the place to be. Gartner reports that over $1 trillion in IT spending will be affected by the cloud during the next five years, and worldwide spending on public cloud services will grow to $246.8 billion in 2017. Facts like these are why 74% of CFOs say cloud computing will have the big...

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Cloud contracts: 5 must-have elements CLOUD CONTRACTS: 5 MUST-HAVE ELEMENTS

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The cloud is growing at an annual rate of 22 percent and is projected to come in at $178 billion in 2018, according to Forrester Research. There is no question: The cloud is where companies are investing heavily. One topic we rarely hear about is the legal side involving contracts with these provide...

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The evidence is in: The cloud’s advantages are now clear to business THE EVIDENCE IS IN: THE CLOUD’S ADVANTAGES ARE NOW CLEAR TO BUSINESS

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Feb 13, 2018

One of the likely outcomes of moving to the public cloud is altering how products are designed, a recent Harvard Business Review article shows. With cloud, there is closer collaboration between corporate IT departments and business units—sales, finance, forecasting, and even customer interacti...

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RHEL trends: secure automation, (any) cloud-native performance and automation, again RHEL TRENDS: SECURE AUTOMATION, (ANY) CLOUD-NATIVE PERFORMANCE AND AUTOMATION, AGAIN

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As part of a series of analysis posts designed to look at the major (and some slightly lesser) open source distributions and what they have achieved over the last year, let us briefly revisit Red Hat’s major release, which came in the shape of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4, or simply RHEL, to i...

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SaaS-ifying your enterprise application? A quick-and-dirty guide SAAS-IFYING YOUR ENTERPRISE APPLICATION? A QUICK-AND-DIRTY GUIDE

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Lots of people called it SaaS-enablement, some call it SaaS-ification of software. Whatever you call it, more and more enterprises are looking to turn some enterprise application into a SaaS cloud application.There are several reasons to SaaS-enable an internal application. Enterprises need to expos...

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Cloud computing ecosystem: Greater than the sum of its parts CLOUD COMPUTING ECOSYSTEM: GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS

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While updating the cloud ecosystem definition for Whatis.com, TechTarget’s encyclopedic database on IT definitions, I ran into … not a whole lot of information about cloud computing ecosystems on the web. Reference material on the topic is thin. This wasn’t a total surprise. Cloud...

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Cloud computing interoperability, portability key to multi-cloud unity CLOUD COMPUTING INTEROPERABILITY, PORTABILITY KEY TO MULTI-CLOUD UNITY

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As cloud services become more important to companies today, cloud computing interoperability and portability become more than just multisyllabic IT terms. They’re concepts that, when put to use, can help companies avoid being locked into vendor relationships and make the best use of a jumble o...

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Prepare for these cloud computing technologies in 2018 PREPARE FOR THESE CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES IN 2018

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Jan 29, 2018

It seems that every year, a new set of cloud computing technologies emerge and shake up the enterprise market. Containers and serverless were buzzworthy in 2017, but what other new trends will this year bring? AI is expected to be a hot topic, as organizations look to gain more business value out of...

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Check Point’s new cloud security toolkit aims to thwart ‘Gen V’ threats CHECK POINT’S NEW CLOUD SECURITY TOOLKIT AIMS TO THWART ‘GEN V’ THREATS

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Feb 07, 2018

Recent years have seen a noticeable increase in large-scale cyberattacks that compromise a significant amount of sensitive data or cause substantial business disruption. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. collectively refers to such breaches as “Gen V” threats, the risk of which it&r...

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7 Key Requirements for Multi-Cloud Discovery 7 KEY REQUIREMENTS FOR MULTI-CLOUD DISCOVERY

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The cloud adds incredible value to the business: scalability, flexibility, cost-effectiveness, the list goes on. But while we talk about cloud as a singular entity, these days it’s anything but. Most businesses run a wide variety of services and applications on multiple types of cloud – ...

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Capacity alone won CAPACITY ALONE WON'T ASSURE GOOD CLOUD PERFORMANCE

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Many people believe that workloads in the cloud always perform better because public clouds have access to an almost unlimited amount of resources. Although you can provision the resources you need—and even use serverless computing so the allocation of resources is done for you—the fact ...

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Hybrid cloud migration starts with updating the private cloud HYBRID CLOUD MIGRATION STARTS WITH UPDATING THE PRIVATE CLOUD

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Before committing to hybrid cloud adoption, organizations need to take stock of their existing infrastructure. There's been a lot of hype around the public cloud over the past few years, and while there are advantages to moving workloads to the cloud, a total lift and shift, in most cases, isn&#...

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Why cloud computing is so popular with businesses WHY CLOUD COMPUTING IS SO POPULAR WITH BUSINESSES

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Feb 06, 2018

Cloud Computing has been enjoying increasing popularity among large, but also small and medium-sized companies for several years now. The first cloud computing services are only about ten years old. What is special about cloud computing and what are the benefits of using it? Cloud computing is the p...

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Why the cost of cloud computing is dropping dramatically WHY THE COST OF CLOUD COMPUTING IS DROPPING DRAMATICALLY

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Jan 25, 2018

You might read the headline statement that the cost of cloud computing is dropping and say “Well, duh!”. Or maybe you’re on the other side of the fence. A coworker recently referred me to a very interesting blog on the Kapwing site that states Cloud costs aren’t actually drop...

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Cloud Access Security Brokers: Past, Present, and Future CLOUD ACCESS SECURITY BROKERS: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

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Leading cloud access security brokers (CASBs) currently provide data protection, threat protection, identity management, and visibility. However, this has not always been the case.  Since the inception of the CASB market, cloud access security brokers have offered a variety of tools and undergo...

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Cloud App Encryption and CASB CLOUD APP ENCRYPTION AND CASB

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Jan 19, 2018

Many organizations are implementing Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) technology to protect critical corporate data stored within cloud apps. Amongst many other preventative and detective controls, a key feature of CASBs is the ability to encrypt data stored within cloud apps. At the highest level...

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Hybrid cloud holding you back? Try Microsoft Azure Stack HYBRID CLOUD HOLDING YOU BACK? TRY MICROSOFT AZURE STACK

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Cloud computing, in both public and private mode, has become the new enterprise standard. At the same time, enterprises are continuing to work with managed service providers (MSPs) for a widening range of IT solutions, including cloud support.These two trends are linked. CIO Senior Writer Thor Olavs...

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One cloud accounting dilemma will soon be fixed ONE CLOUD ACCOUNTING DILEMMA WILL SOON BE FIXED

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Jan 30, 2018

You know cloud computing is here to stay when the accountants take notice. The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Emerging Issues Task Force plans to propose new rules for how to deal with cloud computing service costs. The updated guidance means that a customer under contract with a cloud...

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Is Security in the Cloud Any More Secure? IS SECURITY IN THE CLOUD ANY MORE SECURE?

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Nov 22, 2017

Organizations can better position themselves for data security resiliency by first understanding which responsibilities for managing cloud security fall under their ownership and which can be addressed by a cloud provider. The components of cloud operations can be categorized and aligned to company ...

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How Much Is the Cloud Skills Gap Costing You? HOW MUCH IS THE CLOUD SKILLS GAP COSTING YOU?

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Jan 29, 2018

Having your head in the cloud used to be a shortcoming, but in today’s cloud-dominated business environment, many are struggling to find skilled professionals with cloud expertise for their companies. According to an IBM article, the cloud skills shortage is becoming an increasing problem as &...

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The Next Milestone in Enabling Multicloud: The Cisco Container Platform THE NEXT MILESTONE IN ENABLING MULTICLOUD: THE CISCO CONTAINER PLATFORM

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Jan 31, 2018

Greetings from Cisco Live Barcelona! It’s great to be here, sharing and showcasing the big things Cisco and our partners are doing to help our customers embrace multicloud. We announced one of those big things earlier today. The Cisco Container Platform is a new Cisco software offer to simplif...

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Bring the Value of VMware Expertise to the Cloud BRING THE VALUE OF VMWARE EXPERTISE TO THE CLOUD

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Jan 22, 2018

The driving force(s) for cloud adoption varies widely by organization. Whether it’s the perceived financial benefits, a pending office relocation, increased agility, or the appeal to get out of the business of managing hardware and data centers. However, sometimes the benefits of cloud don&rsq...

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What Would Happen if We Could Compute a Million Times Faster? WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF WE COULD COMPUTE A MILLION TIMES FASTER?

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Jan 31, 2018

Quantum computing is coming to a data center or cloud near you; it is poised to become part of the mainstream technology world, and its potential implications are staggering. For starters, it will be blazing fast, beyond anyone’s current experience with computers – making the real-time e...

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10 cryptocurrency startups to watch in 2018 10 CRYPTOCURRENCY STARTUPS TO WATCH IN 2018

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Jan 27, 2018

Storj which is pronounced as “storage,” is the first decentralized end-to-end encrypted cloud storage that uses cryptography and blockchain technology which provide security to your files. Storj does not have a data center of its own. Instead, Storj allows users to sell their unused stor...

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2018 CLOUD TRENDS THAT WILL AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS 2018 CLOUD TRENDS THAT WILL AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS

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Jan 17, 2018

Cloud computing has multiplied its market size many times over in the past decade and continues to be strong. It’s truly rare for a technological force to witness such sustainable success. Well, unless it has to do with the “Transformers” franchise or the new “Star Trek&rdquo...

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Q&A: Where are organizations failing in global cloud data security? Q&A: WHERE ARE ORGANIZATIONS FAILING IN GLOBAL CLOUD DATA SECURITY?

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Jan 30, 2018

Earlier this month, Gemalto released its 2018 Global Cloud Data Security Study based on responses from 3,285 IT and IT security practitioners from the US, UK, Australia, Germany, France, Japan, India and Brazil involved in both public and private cloud. This highlighted some clear regional differenc...

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Cloud Computing: Public Cloud Spending to Grow Faster than Private and Hybrid CLOUD COMPUTING: PUBLIC CLOUD SPENDING TO GROW FASTER THAN PRIVATE AND HYBRID

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Jan 25, 2018

Public, private, hybrid — there are a lot of qualifiers used when describing sectors of the cloud market.  IDC has a new one: the ‘whole cloud’.  The whole cloud is a sum of public, private and hybrid cloud.  It also includes cloud-based services, software and infras...

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Cloud Computing: On-Premise Data Centers will Struggle to Stay Relevant CLOUD COMPUTING: ON-PREMISE DATA CENTERS WILL STRUGGLE TO STAY RELEVANT

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Jan 29, 2018

On-premise computing will be dead soon, according to a presentation by Gartner Research Vice President Milind Govekar.  The only data centers with any chance of surviving are those that will deploy artificial intelligence and machine learning to become efficient. Govekar thinks that as early as...

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GOOGLE, CISCO COMBINE FOR THE HYBRID CLOUD GOOGLE, CISCO COMBINE FOR THE HYBRID CLOUD

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Jan 25, 2018

Google and Cisco might be falling behind in the cloud wars, but they aren’t giving up. Their recently announced partnership for the hybrid cloud aims to bring them both forward in the fight against their bigger cloud computing competitors, namely AWS and Azure.

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GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM FALLING BEHIND IN SERVERLESS COMPUTING GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM FALLING BEHIND IN SERVERLESS COMPUTING

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Jan 18, 2018

We all know that, although Google has become a name synonymous with tech success, it has always been in the shadows of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure when it comes to cloud computing. Now, it seems that Google Cloud Platform is falling behind again in regards to serverless computing. Google...

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Cloud Happened. Have You Lost Control of Your Data Center? CLOUD HAPPENED. HAVE YOU LOST CONTROL OF YOUR DATA CENTER?

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Nov 08, 2017

When looking at hybrid cloud connectivity in a modern data center, most people first think about Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) providers like Amazon AWS, Azure or Google Compute Engine. But the real shift in cloud is the fact that more and more of the applications in the data center are just li...

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Self-Service: A Necessary Ingredient for the Modern Cloud SELF-SERVICE: A NECESSARY INGREDIENT FOR THE MODERN CLOUD

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Nov 15, 2017

In previous posts in this series, we discussed the intricacies and benefits of cloud-friendly technologies such as per-app gateways and cloud-native DNS-based policies. Here, we’ll look at two different (but equally crucial) elements of realizing those technologies: self-service gateway deploy...

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Agility and the cloud AGILITY AND THE CLOUD

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Jan 08, 2018

When on-premises IT was the only game in town, corporate IT had to invest long-term. With the public cloud, there is another option. While there are many positives in shifting to public cloud, some organizations are better served by maintaining (and expanding) corporate IT asset portfolios.

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How MetLife is managing cloud costs and driving accountability HOW METLIFE IS MANAGING CLOUD COSTS AND DRIVING ACCOUNTABILITY

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Dec 21, 2017

In 2018, accelerated cloud migration will fuel digital transformation. How do we know?  According to Forrester, the total global public cloud market will continue to grow at a 22% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), with more than 50% of global enterprises relying on at least one public cloud p...

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Brokering Cloud Identity BROKERING CLOUD IDENTITY

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Jan 04, 2018

As organizations adopt one or more public clouds they are faced with the challenge of securely providing access to secret material, such as usernames and passwords, API tokens, encryption keys, and TLS certificates. This problem is known as secret management, and there are several primary challenges...

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TFE and Sentinel: Provisioning Policy for Data Sovereignty in the Cloud TFE AND SENTINEL: PROVISIONING POLICY FOR DATA SOVEREIGNTY IN THE CLOUD

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Jan 18, 2018

Infrastructure as code with HashiCorp Terraform enables operators to automate provisioning at scale. This comes with risks, as every action can have larger effects. Sentinel policy as code places guardrails to protect users from creating infrastructure changes that fall outside of business, security...

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Connecting Devices to Cloud IoT Platform-as-a-Service: Challenges and Solution CONNECTING DEVICES TO CLOUD IOT PLATFORM-AS-A-SERVICE: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTION

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Dec 11, 2017

In 2020 there will be 15 Billion connected devices and possibly higher as more vendors are building connected products. In our experience, key challenge is not a number of devices, instead of the ability of these devices to feature heterogeneity, security, and diversity across multiple industries. I...

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Introduction and Benefits of Micro-Services Architecture (PART I): Building Next-generation Mobile and Web applications on Cloud INTRODUCTION AND BENEFITS OF MICRO-SERVICES ARCHITECTURE (PART I): BUILDING NEXT-GENERATION MOBILE AND WEB APPLICATIONS ON CLOUD

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Dec 12, 2017

A cloud-native approach to build, manage and continuously update cloud based applications using microservices architecture for Faster Time-to-Market and Improved App Quality. Enterprises must modernize its applications on regular basis to keep-up the pace of change revolving around user-experiences,...

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Incidents getting critical? Here’s why visibility matters to cloud incident response INCIDENTS GETTING CRITICAL? HERE’S WHY VISIBILITY MATTERS TO CLOUD INCIDENT RESPONSE

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Dec 10, 2017

One of the key reasons cited by IT teams for those slow response times was a lack of visibility across their organization’s networks, with 80% reporting that they had blind spots in the network. The report also revealed a correlation between the number of organizations that admitted to having ...

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How to Enable Security Forensics in the Cloud HOW TO ENABLE SECURITY FORENSICS IN THE CLOUD

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Jan 15, 2018

The rising use of cloud computing makes security forensics no less important--only harder. The standards organization, Cloud Security Alliance, tracks forensic readiness as part of their Security and Risk Management domain and notes that the ability to identify, obtain, preserve, and analyze potenti...

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Hold Better Meetings with Hybrid Cloud for Cisco WebEx and Cisco Spark HOLD BETTER MEETINGS WITH HYBRID CLOUD FOR CISCO WEBEX AND CISCO SPARK

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Jan 05, 2018

It was all the way back in 2009 that Cisco first began to integrate WebEx with TelePresence endpoints — hybrid cloud before hybrid cloud was the next big thing. At the time, it was called Cisco TelePresence WebEx One Touch, which begat WebEx One Touch 2.0, which then begat WebEx Enabled TelePr...

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PeopleImages Getty Images Azure Backup: Saying Goodbye to Tape PEOPLEIMAGES GETTY IMAGES AZURE BACKUP: SAYING GOODBYE TO TAPE

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Jan 08, 2018

In a world of automation and set it and forget it IT resources, there is something quaint about physically handling a piece of equipment nightly, especially equipment based on technology that was invented nearly 70 years ago, back in 1951. What equipment am I talking about? Nope, I’m not talki...

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How Black & Veatch Cloud-enables ArcGIS Portal using LoadSpring HOW BLACK & VEATCH CLOUD-ENABLES ARCGIS PORTAL USING LOADSPRING

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Nov 17, 2017

“Building a World of Difference®” is how global engineering, consulting and construction company Black & Veatch sums up its different activities. They rely on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software to take complex project data and render it as simple visuals that are eas...

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Performance Testing: Clouds are NOT Created Equal PERFORMANCE TESTING: CLOUDS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL

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Dec 14, 2017

A Cloud Project Management software system is of little use if poor performance slows down your key people and robs them of their productive edge. And yet, many of the biggest and best firms still struggle with sluggish platforms that leave users frustrated by slowing down their ability to deploy th...

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Citrix TIPs Series: Making the Case for XenMobile in the Cloud CITRIX TIPS SERIES: MAKING THE CASE FOR XENMOBILE IN THE CLOUD

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Jan 15, 2018

The XenMobile Service offers a number of great advantages, including reduced infrastructure overhead, simplified administration (Citrix owns all XenMobile Server patching), and the dependability that comes with regimented and repeatable deployment architectures that are characteristic of cloud servi...

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SD-WAN: The Backbone of Hybrid Cloud for the Enterprise SD-WAN: THE BACKBONE OF HYBRID CLOUD FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Jan 11, 2018

Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) is, quite simply, the backbone of hybrid cloud for enterprise applications. It’s the backbone of a secure digital perimeter. Simply said, it’s the foundation of modern networking requirements. Just look at the trend of SD-WAN acquisitions that happened in th...

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Hybrid Cloud vs. Multi-Cloud: What’s the Difference? HYBRID CLOUD VS. MULTI-CLOUD: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Dec 21, 2017

As cloud computing has proliferated in both scope and popularity, so have the ways in which businesses use the cloud to meet their needs. Today’s cloud ecosystem includes an acronym soup of services – SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and the like – as well as a variety of different deployment mod...

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What Is A Software Defined Data Center? WHAT IS A SOFTWARE DEFINED DATA CENTER?

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Dec 28, 2017

An increasing number of enterprises are realizing the benefits of utilizing cloud platforms to support employee productivity, collaboration and business innovation. The benefits of switching to the cloud are far-reaching and can include reduced operational costs, higher accessibility and lower maint...

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AWS Security – Identity and Access Management AWS SECURITY – IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT

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Nov 17, 2017

Cloud based services has taken over today’s world and over the past few years, delivering cloud based Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions is no exception. The right solution can reduce risk, cut down costs and save time, but choosing the right vendor requires careful consideration.

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SAP Hybris Marketing Cloud SAP HYBRIS MARKETING CLOUD

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Dec 01, 2017

SAP Hybris Marketing Cloud gives a deeper understanding of customers. It can fetch data from any channel to create a single integrated customer view. Real-time insights help to develop custom Omni-channel experiences. It enables to identify profitable audiences which make it easier to know where to ...

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Securing your business in the Cloud SECURING YOUR BUSINESS IN THE CLOUD

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Sep 28, 2016

Traditionally, RAS, VPNs, firewall ports and account permissions were the main security measures. They were the best technologies available at the time and provided a good degree of control over who could (and couldn’t) access corporate resources. Nevertheless, they added significantly to the ...

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The 4 stages of your AWS Cloud journey THE 4 STAGES OF YOUR AWS CLOUD JOURNEY

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Nov 29, 2017

Gartner predicts that through the course of the next year, "90 percent of organisations will lack a postmodern application integration strategy and execution ability, resulting in integration disorder, greater complexity and cost". Experience seems to confirm Gartner's conclusion too, ...

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IS THE CLOUD REALLY MORE SECURE THAN MY COMPANY’S SERVER? IS THE CLOUD REALLY MORE SECURE THAN MY COMPANY’S SERVER?

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Dec 14, 2017

It goes without saying that data security is a big deal. Across every industry, protecting your intellectual property is paramount. Corporate espionage and product knockoffs take many forms and sometimes data leaks are completely accidental. So what’s the best approach to keeping your propriet...

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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: WHAT’S NEW WITH SIMSOLID CLOUD PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: WHAT’S NEW WITH SIMSOLID CLOUD

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Jan 04, 2018

SIMSOLID Cloud is currently in beta (you can try it here), but is based on the same technology pioneered in our popular desktop application. Embedded in Onshape, SIMSOLID Cloud works on the original, fully featured CAD geometry and does not require any geometry simplification. SIMSOLID delivers your...

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3 Reasons You Need A Cloud Managed Services Provider 3 REASONS YOU NEED A CLOUD MANAGED SERVICES PROVIDER

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Nov 15, 2017

Many IT leaders have been asking themselves if they need a Cloud Managed Services Provider. Given a lack of experienced cloud technologist and growing complexities, the answer seems clear. As Gartner has pointed out, the chances of businesses having a “no cloud” policy will soon sound as...

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3 Steps to Predict Azure Cloud Migration Costs 3 STEPS TO PREDICT AZURE CLOUD MIGRATION COSTS

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Nov 24, 2017

There’s a simple reason why one in three businesses say their cloud migration was more expensive and complicated than expected. They planned it wrong! But just because the explanation is simple, doesn’t mean the solution will be. Migration to cloud services like Azure is a complex affair...

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Increase the Speed Of Your Cloud Journey with FASP INCREASE THE SPEED OF YOUR CLOUD JOURNEY WITH FASP

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Nov 30, 2017

90% of organizations leverage cloud computing. There’s a good chance that your organization is either in the process of migrating or actively using the cloud. Over the last decade, cloud computing has become a popular mainstream solution. For good reason. Cloud computing has accelerated decisi...

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Cloud automation: Closing the innovation gap CLOUD AUTOMATION: CLOSING THE INNOVATION GAP

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Dec 11, 2017

Businesses often turn to the cloud as a new destination to run their workloads. But getting the most out of the cloud requires more than a simple lift-and-shift of your applications. That was the point made in our recent webinar, Cloud as a Model, not a Place: Migration and Automation. According to ...

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Private cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service PRIVATE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-A-SERVICE

blog article

Dec 12, 2017

OpenStack is a combination of open source projects that use pooled virtual resources to build and manage private and public clouds. Six of these projects handle the core cloud computing services of compute, networking, storage, identity, and image services, while more than a dozen optional projects ...

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A private cloud is part of a hybrid cloud A PRIVATE CLOUD IS PART OF A HYBRID CLOUD

blog article

Dec 07, 2017

A wide range of organizations use public clouds. But most also want to maintain systems under their direct control. Doing so may give them greater visibility and control. Certain workloads and data storage may be cheaper on-premise. The ability to customize and co-locate can also simplify integratio...

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Integrations Innovation: Powered by the PureCloud Platform INTEGRATIONS INNOVATION: POWERED BY THE PURECLOUD PLATFORM

blog article

Nov 28, 2017

A challenge that those of us in product management and development wrestle with daily is continually pushing the rate of innovation of PureCloud. One of the most powerful ways to do this is through technology partnerships. By leveraging marketplace vendors with existing solutions, we can integrate w...

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Sign up for Early Access to PureCloud Edge Media Microservice SIGN UP FOR EARLY ACCESS TO PURECLOUD EDGE MEDIA MICROSERVICE

blog article

Nov 29, 2017

PureCloud is opening a beta program, giving customers the ability to test the new multitenant Edge media microservice that runs atop Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. The Edge media tier manages all voice aspects of media processing for both customer engagement and unified communications. If you&rsqu...

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Introducing Docker Enterprise Edition for IBM Cloud INTRODUCING DOCKER ENTERPRISE EDITION FOR IBM CLOUD

blog article

Dec 20, 2017

Docker Enterprise Edition (Docker EE) is a Container-as-a-Service platform for IT that manages and secures diverse applications across disparate infrastructure. It’s designed for enterprise development and IT teams who build, ship, and run business-critical applications in production and at sc...

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Announcing IBM Key Protect London Region Release on IBM Cloud ANNOUNCING IBM KEY PROTECT LONDON REGION RELEASE ON IBM CLOUD

blog article

Dec 21, 2017

Having the ability to protect applications and supporting data in a public cloud environment is a critical component of all organizations security governance protocols. On December 15, 2017 IBM added a new security service to the London Region to help you build data-at-rest security into the IBM Clo...

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Securing the Cloud via Shared Responsibility SECURING THE CLOUD VIA SHARED RESPONSIBILITY

blog article

Dec 20, 2017

Businesses of all sizes are embracing public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions to improve efficiencies, drive innovation and increase responsiveness to competitors and the market. In fact, analyst firm Gartner predicts adoption of public IaaS services will grow “38.6% in 2017 and re...

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4 Tips for Getting Started with Microsoft Azure 4 TIPS FOR GETTING STARTED WITH MICROSOFT AZURE

blog article

Dec 11, 2017

Let’s face it: Migrating to Microsoft Azure just isn’t as straightforward as switching from a local version of Office to Office 365. Managed well, cloud migrations can pay great dividends, but for small and midsize businesses, the move can be more than a little intimidating.

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Arista Any Cloud Networking - Our Next Frontier ARISTA ANY CLOUD NETWORKING - OUR NEXT FRONTIER

blog article

Sep 20, 2017

The modern cloud networking world is vastly different from traditional enterprise IT, and the gap is getting wider everyday. How does one truly scale across millions of machines and workloads globally? A decade ago, Arista pioneered the new software driven networking era and the same challenges now ...

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4 Ways to Reduce the Pain of Multi-Cloud Compliance – Take the Trial and Learn How 4 WAYS TO REDUCE THE PAIN OF MULTI-CLOUD COMPLIANCE – TAKE THE TRIAL AND LEARN HOW

blog article

Nov 28, 2017

Staying ahead of the competition in digital business means that companies must continually innovate and deliver improved services and products to the market. The speed and agility of public cloud has proven to be a cost effective, flexible platform, but it has brought with it new security challenges...

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3 Essential Steps for Migrating to AWS or Azure Public Cloud 3 ESSENTIAL STEPS FOR MIGRATING TO AWS OR AZURE PUBLIC CLOUD

blog article

Dec 14, 2017

Organizations have begun moving applications and workloads to public cloud at an increasing rate. According to Gartner, the worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) public cloud market grew 31% in 2016 to total $22.1 billion1. In 2016, Amazon AWS had the No. 1 market share of 44.2%, Microsoft Az...

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Cuestiones previas a migrar al Cloud CUESTIONES PREVIAS A MIGRAR AL CLOUD

blog article

Dec 01, 2017

More and more companies are migrating their applications to public and private clouds . The main difference of migrating to one option or another is the availability of native tools and services that can greatly accelerate the process . For example, AWS has a database migration service that allows y...

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Progress for cloud-enabled robots PROGRESS FOR CLOUD-ENABLED ROBOTS

blog article

Nov 20, 2017

Robots have become smart, but when you use cloud resources to run them, they can become even smarter – and faster. While cloud-enabled robotics has been around in some form since 2011, some companies have recently taken the field from theory to practice.

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3 Things You Need to Consider Before Choosing a Cloud Services Provider 3 THINGS YOU NEED TO CONSIDER BEFORE CHOOSING A CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDER

blog article

Feb 10, 2017

Choosing a cloud services provider isn’t a decision to rush into. After all, you’re moving your business critical data and applications into the cloud. You want to make sure everything goes smoothly, and no sensitive data or files slip through the cracks. The right cloud services provide...

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4 Tips to Build IT Resilience Before the Next Amazon Cloud Outage 4 TIPS TO BUILD IT RESILIENCE BEFORE THE NEXT AMAZON CLOUD OUTAGE

blog article

Mar 08, 2017

We all love Amazon. Where else can you buy things at 2 a.m. and enjoy the feeling of regret two days later? Not to mention, Amazon is a huge provider of cloud services for popular websites like Buzzfeed, Pinterest, Netflix and Spotify.

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Pivotal Q&A: Building Fast, Agile Applications at Scale With Pivotal Cloud Foundry and Redis Labs PIVOTAL Q&A: BUILDING FAST, AGILE APPLICATIONS AT SCALE WITH PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY AND REDIS LABS

blog article

Sep 25, 2017

The modern application needs to cater to a variety of functions and services. They need to accomplish both transactions, analytics, operational processing, and so on. Often they deal with a wide variety of data – from location to relationships to documents or graph. They can be legacy or brand...

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Redise Cloud Private is Now Generally Available REDISE CLOUD PRIVATE IS NOW GENERALLY AVAILABLE

blog article

Dec 06, 2017

We are excited to announce that Redis Enterprise Cloud Private (RCP) is now generally available, with simplified signup and automated management. This release brings customers the power to deploy fully managed Redis Enterprise within their VPC in a zero touch and seamless manner.

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Bringing hybrid cloud Java and Spring apps to Azure and Azure Stack BRINGING HYBRID CLOUD JAVA AND SPRING APPS TO AZURE AND AZURE STACK

blog article

Dec 05, 2017

Microsoft is proud to be a platinum sponsor of Pivotal’s SpringOne Platform conference, which started yesterday in San Francisco. SpringOne Platform is a premier destination for enterprise developers and architects who are passionate about cloud-native applications, and IT leaders that have se...

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cloud-init for RHEL 7.4 and CentOS 7.4 preview CLOUD-INIT FOR RHEL 7.4 AND CENTOS 7.4 PREVIEW

blog article

Dec 06, 2017

cloud-init is an increasingly popular way to configure Linux VMs. Today we are pleased to announce a preview of provisioning RHEL 7.4 and CentOS 7.4 using cloud-init. This will allow you to migrate existing cloud-init configurations to Azure from other environments.

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7 Ways Enterprise Cloud Satisfies the IT Wishlist 7 WAYS ENTERPRISE CLOUD SATISFIES THE IT WISHLIST

blog article

Nov 30, 2017

Enterprise cloud can provide the craveable “pay-as-you-go” model of the public cloud but potentially at a much lower cost, while giving you a common foundation to run legacy apps alongside cloud-native applications. No ugly rip and replace required.

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Nutanix and Citrix Pave Way for Hybrid Cloud VDI with Nutanix InstantON For Citrix Cloud NUTANIX AND CITRIX PAVE WAY FOR HYBRID CLOUD VDI WITH NUTANIX INSTANTON FOR CITRIX CLOUD

blog article

Dec 08, 2017

We understand your desire to take advantage of the benefits of VDI. But we also know you just aren’t sure how to easily get there because we hear the same thing all the time.

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Lax Cloud Management Creates a Sustained Risk of Enterprise Data Breaches LAX CLOUD MANAGEMENT CREATES A SUSTAINED RISK OF ENTERPRISE DATA BREACHES

blog article

Aug 10, 2017

There’s an alarming trend in IT security breaches lately. IT administrators are posting confidential data to cloud servers where the data has little to no protection from hackers and other unauthorized users.  In June, Deep Root Analytics, a data firm working on behalf of the Republican N...

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kiteworks 3 Brings Automation and Cloud Storage Integration to Enterprise File Sharing KITEWORKS 3 BRINGS AUTOMATION AND CLOUD STORAGE INTEGRATION TO ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING

blog article

Nov 01, 2017

Enterprises run on content, and today that content is everywhere: on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platforms like Microsoft SharePoint and OpenText Documentum, on cloud services such as Office 365, and on public-cloud services like Box, Dropbox and Google Drive. When organizations share conten...

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An economic framework for cloud migration (pt. 2) AN ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK FOR CLOUD MIGRATION (PT. 2)

blog article

Oct 17, 2017

A couple weeks ago, we introduced the first two steps of a framework we’re sharing with IT teams to help them work through their cloud migration.  In steps 1 and 2, we covered why creating a baseline is important for planning your migration and how creating a business case will establish ...

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5 capabilities of effective cloud cost management 5 CAPABILITIES OF EFFECTIVE CLOUD COST MANAGEMENT

blog article

Nov 08, 2017

Public cloud costs are buried in monthly billing detail across multiple accounts and providers, business units, and teams. As a result, IT leaders do not have visibility into the total cost of supporting technology services and cannot make informed decisions about the most effective use of the publi...

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Hybrid Cloud and Multi-Cloud Mix Dominate Deployments HYBRID CLOUD AND MULTI-CLOUD MIX DOMINATE DEPLOYMENTS

blog article

Nov 16, 2017

There are clouds on the horizon for 2018 – lots of them. According to new data from 451 Research, companies are spending more than ever on hybrid cloud environments and multi-cloud services and they’re investing in all types of cloud infrastructures.  Nearly 90% of large companies s...

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The Digital Healthcare Revolution: Are You Ready to Move to the Cloud? THE DIGITAL HEALTHCARE REVOLUTION: ARE YOU READY TO MOVE TO THE CLOUD?

blog article

Nov 21, 2017

Between technological advances and patient expectations, healthcare providers find themselves in the middle of a digital healthcare revolution. What once was an analog world, is now transforming into an online highway, fully equipped with new tools and new ways of providing care. These digital healt...

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Blending the Power of ONTAP Cloud on AWS with VMware Cloud on AWS BLENDING THE POWER OF ONTAP CLOUD ON AWS WITH VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS

blog article

Nov 28, 2017

You may wonder what NetApp is up to with our latest efforts with VMware and Amazon Web Services. Most of Netapp’s customers are well aware of our long partnership with VMware. We have many mutual customers who are using NetApp® storage behind their on-premises VMware environments. But we a...

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NetApp Neutrality: The Four Pillars For Working Across Public Clouds NETAPP NEUTRALITY: THE FOUR PILLARS FOR WORKING ACROSS PUBLIC CLOUDS

blog article

Nov 28, 2017

Even for tried and true workloads, there’s more to NetApp’s cloud strategy than “ONTAP® everywhere.” SnapMirror® is a popular way to back up data, but it isn’t the only one. NetApp’s AltaVault™ finds the cheapest place to put storage, and places it t...

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John Engates’ Cloud Predictions for 2018 JOHN ENGATES’ CLOUD PREDICTIONS FOR 2018

blog article

Nov 30, 2017

I’m lucky enough to spend a good portion of each working year with customers and speaking at conferences, where I get to hear from the best and brightest on virtually every subject related to cloud computing — which at this point is basically everything, from smart home devices to follow...

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Managing Sensitive Health Data in the Public Cloud MANAGING SENSITIVE HEALTH DATA IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD

blog article

Dec 01, 2017

When two healthcare IT veterans realized that a whopping 32 percent of all prescriptions called into pharmacies don’t get picked up, they decided to do something about it and founded a business to help close the gap. Their company, ScriptDrop contracts directly with pharmaceutical companies to...

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Next-Gen Managed Service Providers Utilize Uber Model to Drive Multi-Cloud Success NEXT-GEN MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS UTILIZE UBER MODEL TO DRIVE MULTI-CLOUD SUCCESS

blog article

Nov 29, 2017

In the new multi-cloud world, next-generation managed service providers (MSPs) can also leverage Uber-like concepts to help enterprises achieve breakthrough performance and efficiencies in managing their business applications across heterogeneous cloud environments.

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How the Right Load Balancer Can Reduce the Cost of Your Private Cloud HOW THE RIGHT LOAD BALANCER CAN REDUCE THE COST OF YOUR PRIVATE CLOUD

blog article

Nov 30, 2017

Load balancers play a critical role in the world of infrastructure. They improve the performance of applications by distributing network or application traffic across the servers in your environment.

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3 strategies for migrating applications to the cloud 3 STRATEGIES FOR MIGRATING APPLICATIONS TO THE CLOUD

blog article

Nov 14, 2017

Companies used to automatically default to the former “lifting and shifting” existing apps to the cloud. And that made sense at the time because it helped them capture the low-hanging fruit: IT cost savings without a lot of effort.

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Workday Cloud Platform: Building for a dynamic future WORKDAY CLOUD PLATFORM: BUILDING FOR A DYNAMIC FUTURE

blog article

Nov 14, 2017

Workday’s annual gathering of customers, prospective customers, partners, and employees, Workday shared the latest on the open Workday Cloud Platform, its Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Run Microsoft Office in the Cloud 3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD RUN MICROSOFT OFFICE IN THE CLOUD

blog article

Nov 20, 2017

When Microsoft introduced Office 365 in 2010, few enterprises ran all of their mission-critical business applications in the cloud. That’s changed dramatically over the last seven years. In fact, in July, Microsoft announced that revenue from its cloud-based Office 365 surpassed that from its ...

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The Essential Question to Ask When You’re Securing Your Cloud Operations THE ESSENTIAL QUESTION TO ASK WHEN YOU’RE SECURING YOUR CLOUD OPERATIONS

blog article

Nov 28, 2017

Modern security products can leverage the cloud for real-time intelligence. The intrusion prevention systems, endpoint protection solutions, and security information and event management tools running in our data centers rely on cloud-based threat intelligence to provide real-time updates as the thr...

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Cloud Computing Security: Provider & Consumer Responsibilities CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY: PROVIDER & CONSUMER RESPONSIBILITIES

blog article

Aug 31, 2017

Cloud always comes as a Shared Responsibility model between a service provider (example Amazon, Azure Google) and customers using this service.

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How to manage Change Management process in Cloud HOW TO MANAGE CHANGE MANAGEMENT PROCESS IN CLOUD

blog article

Nov 03, 2017

Change Management (CM) is one of the ITIL processes responsible for controlling the life cycle of IT Infrastructure. The main objective of this process is to enable changes to be made while ensuring minimum disruption in IT services.

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Shining a Light on Shadow IT: Jason Crist on the Future of Cloud Security SHINING A LIGHT ON SHADOW IT: JASON CRIST ON THE FUTURE OF CLOUD SECURITY

blog article

Oct 24, 2017

As impatient employees demand access to new cloud-based services and devices - which sometimes don't mesh with an organization's existing security framework - they're not taking no for an answer.

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Cloud Generation Endpoint Security – Protect Your Users Everywhere and On All Devices CLOUD GENERATION ENDPOINT SECURITY – PROTECT YOUR USERS EVERYWHERE AND ON ALL DEVICES

blog article

Nov 12, 2017

We took on that challenge with the introduction of Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 (SEP) one year ago. For the first time, customers could combat cyber threats with an integrated defense platform that would fully orchestrate prevention, detection and response across endpoints, gateways, messaging an...

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Spotinst and Hashicorp Nomad to Reduce EC2 Costs for Users SPOTINST AND HASHICORP NOMAD TO REDUCE EC2 COSTS FOR USERS

blog article

Nov 21, 2017

This is a guest post from Pavel Klushin, Solutions Architect at Spotinst. Spotinst is an online cloud management platform which allows companies to run their mission-critical applications and manage their infrastructure while reducing costs by up to 80%.

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HashiCorp Vault 0.9 HASHICORP VAULT 0.9

blog article

Nov 14, 2017

The 0.9 release of Vault is focused on new functionality that improves Vault’s governance and data security capabilities across globally-distributed, multi-cloud environments.

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DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN FOR RACKSPACE CLOUD SERVERS DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN FOR RACKSPACE CLOUD SERVERS

blog article

Sep 29, 2017

Irrespective of whether you use the Cloud or dedicated servers, it is essential that you should have a proper plan of countering any event if something goes wrong. To put it as simply as possible, technology breaks sometimes.

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CLOUD SERVICES COMPARISON: AMAZON VS MICROSOFT AZURE VS GOOGLE CLOUD CLOUD SERVICES COMPARISON: AMAZON VS MICROSOFT AZURE VS GOOGLE CLOUD

blog article

Nov 17, 2017

As companies are gaining business momentum at a rampant pace, the use and application of different cloud services have become talk of the town. Companies are shifting from self-maintained data centers, as they are expensive to maintain and are not fully scalable. Cloud services have proved to be piv...

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Overcoming the Top 5 E-Commerce Marketing Challenges with Ingram Micro’s Cloud Store OVERCOMING THE TOP 5 E-COMMERCE MARKETING CHALLENGES WITH INGRAM MICRO’S CLOUD STORE

blog article

Sep 28, 2017

What aspect of e-commerce marketing do you find the most challenging? If you’re like most business marketers, there are several areas. Some of the most common challenges today include lead generation, proving ROI on your activities, securing a marketing budget, managing your site and identifyi...

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Ingram Micro Cloud, Samsung and AWS Deliver Windows® as a Service to Mobile Prosumers INGRAM MICRO CLOUD, SAMSUNG AND AWS DELIVER WINDOWS® AS A SERVICE TO MOBILE PROSUMERS

blog article

Oct 05, 2017

Ingram Micro Cloud’s collaboration with AWS takes this mobile solution even further. Amazon WorkSpaces is a virtual Microsoft Windows desktop that is served from AWS cloud and includes Windows, virtual CPU, memory and storage.

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Build hyperscale digital and advanced cloud commerce with the latest Odin Automation Premium 7.2 release BUILD HYPERSCALE DIGITAL AND ADVANCED CLOUD COMMERCE WITH THE LATEST ODIN AUTOMATION PREMIUM 7.2 RELEASE

blog article

Oct 11, 2017

Today we have launched a new release of the Ingram Micro Cloud’s flagship platform, Odin Automation (OA) Premium, the hyperscale digital commerce platform that provides significant enhancements for the world’s leading service providers.

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Improved Scalability and Usability is Here with Cloud Marketplace October 2017 Update IMPROVED SCALABILITY AND USABILITY IS HERE WITH CLOUD MARKETPLACE OCTOBER 2017 UPDATE

blog article

Oct 30, 2017

The Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace undergoes an upgrade to its core systems as part of our ongoing commitment to better support our reseller partners.

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iland cloud at UK VMUG UserCon ILAND CLOUD AT UK VMUG USERCON

blog article

Nov 14, 2017

With cloud adoption standing at 88% amongst UK organisations, embracing the cloud revolution is now mainstream.

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Leading UK Property Company talks about the value of the VMware Powered iland cloud LEADING UK PROPERTY COMPANY TALKS ABOUT THE VALUE OF THE VMWARE POWERED ILAND CLOUD

blog article

Nov 17, 2017

At VMworld Europe this year, we were lucky to have many iland customers at the event to share their experiences on leveraging Secure Cloud services from our VMware Powered global cloud.

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Cloud Compliance Explained: 4 Keys for Success CLOUD COMPLIANCE EXPLAINED: 4 KEYS FOR SUCCESS

blog article

Oct 20, 2017

Cloud compliance is a huge issue for a majority of organizations, and it all begins the second you decide to migrate your data to the cloud. Until recently, most Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) only focused on providing data storage and cloud storage services to companies, without much energy dedicat...

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Multi-Clouds Are Trending: Why You Should Care MULTI-CLOUDS ARE TRENDING: WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

blog article

Oct 26, 2017

In spite of the potential challenges associated with a multi-cloud strategy, CIOs and IT teams understand it can also offer substantial cost-related and agility benefits when utilized in a measured and strategic way.

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In the Cloud Age, Sales is a Team Sport IN THE CLOUD AGE, SALES IS A TEAM SPORT

blog article

Nov 29, 2016

Sales is stereotypically thought of as an extremely individualized occupation. The clichéd salesperson of popular lore is a competitive, single-minded loner who is constantly out-of-pocket chasing deals on the golf-course.

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Finding the right cloud collaboration solution for your business FINDING THE RIGHT CLOUD COLLABORATION SOLUTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS

blog article

Sep 21, 2017

Organizations are built on ever-growing networks of individuals, teams, clients, partners and suppliers. It means that today’s agile organization must be able to work seamlessly across organizational and geographical boundaries.

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Free your archive data, move it to any cloud FREE YOUR ARCHIVE DATA, MOVE IT TO ANY CLOUD

blog article

Dec 21, 2016

Today we announced Freedom Archive, a new product that frees up inactive data from expensive on premise storage, frees up people from managing archaic tape archival processes, and provides the freedom to use any cloud provider.

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Hybrid Cloud Storage: A Smarter Storage Model HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE: A SMARTER STORAGE MODEL

blog article

May 10, 2017

The cloud should not be just another storage tier where you unload your unstructured data/user files into a storage silo.

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Are Your Enterprise Files Safe in the Cloud? Yes, with Nasuni’s Security Model ARE YOUR ENTERPRISE FILES SAFE IN THE CLOUD? YES, WITH NASUNI’S SECURITY MODEL

blog article

Oct 27, 2017

Security is central to everything we do at Nasuni. In 2017, our hybrid cloud file services platform and global file system were put through comprehensive security audits by some of the world’s most security-conscious enterprises.

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Nasuni Partners with Varonis to Bring Greater Security to Hybrid Cloud File Services NASUNI PARTNERS WITH VARONIS TO BRING GREATER SECURITY TO HYBRID CLOUD FILE SERVICES

blog article

Oct 11, 2017

Data security has historically been a barrier to moving data into the cloud. Nasuni’s advanced security model overcomes this issue for the many enterprises replacing legacy NAS and on-premises file servers with our hybrid cloud platform.

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The fairest of them all - SecureVault Cloud Backup and DR THE FAIREST OF THEM ALL - SECUREVAULT CLOUD BACKUP AND DR

blog article

Feb 28, 2017

The use of the Cloud to back up data is, like most uses of Cloud, rising exponentially. But with so many providers offering a seemingly-perfect solution, how can you be sure you are making the right choice for your business? Blue Chip’s Sales and Marketing Director, Anthony Green, explains why...

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Five advantages of Cloud Computing that will make you want to switch FIVE ADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO SWITCH

blog article

Jul 17, 2017

Cloud Computing may no longer be the new kid on the block in IT circles but it’s not as mainstream as you might think; in fact, a recent Eurostat report shows that in 2016 65% of UK Enterprises had yet to migrate to the Cloud.

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Granularity is critical for data protection at scale GRANULARITY IS CRITICAL FOR DATA PROTECTION AT SCALE

blog article

Oct 24, 2017

Traditional storage operating at LUN or volume granularity makes cloud data protection inefficient.

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Achieving maximum efficiency from cloud data protection ACHIEVING MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY FROM CLOUD DATA PROTECTION

blog article

Nov 07, 2017

Tintri introduced Cloud Connector, our goal was to create a solution for cloud data protection that was extremely efficient.

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Hybrid Cloud Storage: Respecting Physics HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE: RESPECTING PHYSICS

blog article

May 24, 2017

Before having a physics discussion, let’s make sure we all agree on a few basic definitions. The Forrester report states that, “Hybrid clouds are the future state of compute and storage for enterprises in the age of the customer.”

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Virtualization Software Will Not Just Survive, It Will Thrive In a Cloud Computing World VIRTUALIZATION SOFTWARE WILL NOT JUST SURVIVE, IT WILL THRIVE IN A CLOUD COMPUTING WORLD

blog article

Aug 23, 2017

Deutsche Bank had overestimated AWS’s threat to VMware’s business. They have come to realize that the company’s server virtualization software can continue to thrive in a cloud computing world.

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Don’t Take SaaS for Granted Make Sure Your Deployments Go Smoothly DON’T TAKE SAAS FOR GRANTED MAKE SURE YOUR DEPLOYMENTS GO SMOOTHLY

blog article

Oct 19, 2017

Cloud application adoption is a force that can’t be stopped. And honestly, do any IT leaders really want to stop it? There are a lot of benefits to using cloud and SaaS applications.

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3 Network Problems That Affect the Cloud App End-User Experience 3 NETWORK PROBLEMS THAT AFFECT THE CLOUD APP END-USER EXPERIENCE

blog article

Oct 23, 2017

When you’re using the cloud, the network is a crucial part of every application. There isn’t anything local; all access is over either the public internet or a direct connection to the cloud. While the cloud provider can ensure adequate resources for performance on their backend, they ha...

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APIs Connect Apps—And Slow Them Down APIS CONNECT APPS—AND SLOW THEM DOWN

blog article

Oct 30, 2017

APIs build bridges between applications. Now that companies are moving quickly to cloud-based and SaaS applications, these APIs are a lifesaver.

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Construct Your Cloud Infrastructure for Performance, Efficiency CONSTRUCT YOUR CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PERFORMANCE, EFFICIENCY

blog article

Oct 27, 2017

Cloud infrastructures come in a lot of different flavors these days, but they all need to perform well and consistently if they’re going to succeed.

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Mapping the rise of enterprise cloud solutions MAPPING THE RISE OF ENTERPRISE CLOUD SOLUTIONS

blog article

Aug 01, 2017

Google Trends data is one good indicator of popularity, as you can track the web search volume of cloud-related terms in this case, Public Cloud, Private Cloud, and Enterprise Cloud. But first, let’s examine what defines these terms.

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Cloud Connector: enable hybrid cloud services by tying Tintri to AWS and IBM Cloud Object Storage CLOUD CONNECTOR: ENABLE HYBRID CLOUD SERVICES BY TYING TINTRI TO AWS AND IBM CLOUD OBJECT STORAGE

blog article

Aug 16, 2017

We believe that the modern data center will be part of a multi-cloud model. Organizations will run multiple on-premises private clouds and public clouds simultaneously. That’s why it’s imperative that Tintri’s Enterprise Cloud platform be tightly integrated with public cloud.

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Tintri takes Enterprise Cloud to new heights with latest launch TINTRI TAKES ENTERPRISE CLOUD TO NEW HEIGHTS WITH LATEST LAUNCH

blog article

Aug 16, 2017

Today we announced a slew of new capabilities that advance enterprise cloud. We’ve been using the term enterprise cloud for some time now, but I think we’ve been a little understated.

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