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Wardy IT offers 50 free Azure migrations WARDY IT OFFERS 50 FREE AZURE MIGRATIONS

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Feb 13, 2019

Wardy IT is offering 50 free Microsoft Azure migrations as Microsoft support and security updates for SQL Server 2008/R2 on-premises comes to an end in early July 2019.The Brisbane-based consultancy launched its Azure Navigator migration pathway today at Microsoft Ignite The Tour in Sydney. The tool...

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Serverless: The future of cloud computing? SERVERLESS: THE FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING?

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Feb 13, 2019

Infrastructure-as-a-service has been a boon for companies, enabling CIOs to turn off servers or even shutter data centers while achieving new levels in business agility. But it’s incumbent on CIOs to ask: What’s the next big thing that will deliver business results?The answer may be &ldq...

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Lentiq combines data lakes with edge computing LENTIQ COMBINES DATA LAKES WITH EDGE COMPUTING

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Feb 13, 2019

It’s a common tactic to combine two technologies for synergy sake, but Lentiq really has a unique idea. It is combining the concept of the data lake with edge computing into what it calls “interconnected micro data lakes,” or data pools.“Data pools” are micro-data lakes...

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The Pros and Cons of Open Source Cloud Computing THE PROS AND CONS OF OPEN SOURCE CLOUD COMPUTING

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Feb 13, 2019

Open source software is becoming increasingly more common in the technology world. True to its name, the underlying base of open source software is available for its users to study and tinker with. As such, dedicated userbases for open source technology have propped up to provide resources, updates,...

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SD-WAN can help solve challenges of multi-cloud SD-WAN CAN HELP SOLVE CHALLENGES OF MULTI-CLOUD

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Feb 12, 2019

With SD-WAN becoming remote users’ primary access to cloud-based applications, and with organizations deploying multi-cloud environments to optimize performance, it’s important for IT pros to choose SD-WAN technology that supports secure, low-latency and easy-to-manage connectivity to th...

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How Alibaba Cloud is expanding reach through Indonesia HOW ALIBABA CLOUD IS EXPANDING REACH THROUGH INDONESIA

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Feb 12, 2019

Alibaba Cloud's investment in Indonesia through the recent launch of a second data centre will bolster international presence, providing the tech giant with a head start in one of the regions most promising and dynamic markets.That's according to GlobalData, in analysing the vendor's rec...

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IBM Cloud Q&A: Kubernetes takes center stage IBM CLOUD Q&A: KUBERNETES TAKES CENTER STAGE

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Feb 12, 2019

Jim Comfort is the right guy to talk to about IBM Cloud, not just because he’s general manager of IBM GTS Cloud Services. By his own account, Comfort was responsible for the 2013 acquisition of SoftLayer, whose 13 cloud datacenters immediately got IBM in the public cloud game.At the time, IBM ...

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Verizon Adds Alibaba Cloud To Its Secure Cloud Interconnect Ecosystem VERIZON ADDS ALIBABA CLOUD TO ITS SECURE CLOUD INTERCONNECT ECOSYSTEM

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Feb 12, 2019

Verizon has expanded Secure Cloud Interconnect to allow its customers to privately connect to Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of the Alibaba Group. Verizon’s customers – particularly those looking to expand into the Asia-Pacific region – can now benefit from a secure and dir...

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Tenzar Achieves Cloud Data Transfer Breakthrough TENZAR ACHIEVES CLOUD DATA TRANSFER BREAKTHROUGH

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Feb 12, 2019

Tenzar Technologies has developed a next-generation Data Transfer Protocol (DTP) technology that speeds up the transfer of files and datasets across cloud infrastructure and eases the shipping of thousands of files from on-premise computers to data centers. Usage of Tenzar’s technology in comp...

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Cloud-based payroll system gets modernization funding CLOUD-BASED PAYROLL SYSTEM GETS MODERNIZATION FUNDING

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Feb 12, 2019

The federal government's decades-old payroll systems are getting a $20.7 million infusion from the Technology Modernization Fund.The funding, announced Feb. 11, follows a push to pay about 800,000 federal employees after a 35-day government shutdown that led to problems in deductions and missed ...

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GSA clarifies DEOS classified requirement GSA CLARIFIES DEOS CLASSIFIED REQUIREMENT

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Feb 12, 2019

Vendors bidding on the Pentagon's $8 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions cloud contract won't have to be certified to host classified data on the date of the award.Contractors must still meet cloud computing security requirements for impact levels 5 and 6 -- controlled unclassified i...

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Akron, Ohio, Eyes Move to Cloud-Based System Post-Attack AKRON, OHIO, EYES MOVE TO CLOUD-BASED SYSTEM POST-ATTACK

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Feb 11, 2019

As the city of Akron repairs its computer system after last month's cyberattack, some city council members are turning their attention to a more robust — if not perfect — long-term approach to cyberprotection.Russel Neal, Ward 4 councilman, said the city should consider a cloud-based...

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Microsoft Expands Azure IoT Edge Support to Virtual Machines MICROSOFT EXPANDS AZURE IOT EDGE SUPPORT TO VIRTUAL MACHINES

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Feb 11, 2019

Microsoft recently announced an expansion to Azure’s Internet of things (IoT) intelligence service, Azure IoT Edge, that introduces virtual machine (VM) support. Azure IoT Edge is a fully-managed cloud intelligence service that monitors IoT devices and responds to critical data in real-time. T...

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SKY’S NO LIMIT: OUR TOP CLOUD COMPUTING PREDICTIONS FOR 2019 SKY’S NO LIMIT: OUR TOP CLOUD COMPUTING PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

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Feb 11, 2019

Cloud computing, even after more than a decade of existence, is still an evolving platform for enterprises and their applications. As companies modernize, more and more are shifting to the cloud for the extensive benefits it offers. Cloud adoption is becoming mainstream as most of the companies who ...

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Why IBM/Red Hat just might become a cloud powerhouse WHY IBM/RED HAT JUST MIGHT BECOME A CLOUD POWERHOUSE

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Feb 11, 2019

Amazon Web Services is the clear cloud winner, sitting on a run rate of $27 billion and continuing to grow at 45 percent (or better). Where AWS’s lead is a bit murkier, however, is in the area of hybrid cloud, that mix of private and public cloud resources that AWS reluctantly embraced, while ...

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Kubernetes IDE Offered by Red Hat KUBERNETES IDE OFFERED BY RED HAT

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Feb 08, 2019

Kubernetes, getting more popular by the minute for its container orchestration expertise, now has its own integrated development environment (IDE) thanks to open source champion Red Hat. Kubernetes is "an open source container orchestration system for automating application deployment, scaling,...

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Future Trends in Cloud Computing All Point to Optimization FUTURE TRENDS IN CLOUD COMPUTING ALL POINT TO OPTIMIZATION

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Feb 07, 2019

Given our focus on public cloud cost control, we here at ParkMyCloud are always trying to understand more about the future trends in cloud computing, specifically the public cloud infrastructure (IaaS) market. Now that public cloud has reached a key peak in growth, there’s a common theme. Whil...

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Cloud Computing 2019: What’s in Store for this Year? CLOUD COMPUTING 2019: WHAT’S IN STORE FOR THIS YEAR?

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Feb 07, 2019

Technology is disruptive. It’s the nature of technology. Consider the Gutenburg printing press, the lightbulb, the computer. All of these innovations had enormous impact on the way we live and work. The cloud and the concept of remote computing is one of those kinds of innovation, and it is pr...

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Data Management On-Premise And In The Public Cloud DATA MANAGEMENT ON-PREMISE AND IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD

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Feb 07, 2019

NetApp as one of the leading providers of data management solutions in the SAP environment offers basically the same solutions for on-premise systems and public cloud instances, for example Microsoft Azure.SAP user companies are more and more often opting for cloud computing. This development is obv...

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Two new Azure analytics GA releases, one preview and a big push on SQL DW TWO NEW AZURE ANALYTICS GA RELEASES, ONE PREVIEW AND A BIG PUSH ON SQL DW

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Feb 07, 2019

Microsoft is making a slew of Azure data announcements today, on both the data lake and data warehouse fronts.First, Microsoft's Azure Data Explorer (ADX) product is being released into general availability (GA). ADX, which I wrote about just last week, is a Big Data storage, query and visualiza...

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IBM IBM'S LATEST CLOUD DEAL SHOWS HOW IT'S WINNING BUSINESS FROM COMPETITORS

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Feb 06, 2019

IBM Cloud on Wednesday announced a five-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Smart Energy Water (SEW), a SaaS provider for the energy and utility sector. SEW is migrating critical workloads to IBM from another cloud provider, with plans to tap into IBM's analytics, AI and IOT capabilities t...

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Google Cloud, Golden State Warriors ink analytics, cloud partnership at new arena GOOGLE CLOUD, GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS INK ANALYTICS, CLOUD PARTNERSHIP AT NEW ARENA

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Feb 06, 2019

Google Cloud has inked a multi-year deal to be the official cloud provider for the Golden State Warriors at the Chase Center in San Francisco.Terms of the partnership weren't disclosed.Under the deal, Google Cloud will provide infrastructure to enhance the fan experience, analyze performance on ...

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China hacked Norway CHINA HACKED NORWAY'S VISMA CLOUD SOFTWARE PROVIDER

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Feb 06, 2019

A Chinese nation-state hacking group known as APT10 has hacked and stolen data from Visma, a Norwegian company that provides cloud-based business software solutions for European companies. The intrusion into Visma's network took place on August 17, 2018, according to a joint report published tod...

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The top 3 serverless problems and how to solve them THE TOP 3 SERVERLESS PROBLEMS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM

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Feb 06, 2019

Serverless computing is all the rage. Everyone who is anyone is either investigating it or has already deployed on it. Don’t be last in line or you’ll be sure to miss out.What’s all the fuss about? Serverless computing gives you an infrastructure that allows server resources to be ...

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AdvisorShares, Sabretooth Launch a New ETF to Capture the Future of Cloud Computing ADVISORSHARES, SABRETOOTH LAUNCH A NEW ETF TO CAPTURE THE FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Feb 06, 2019

Companies utilizing cloud computing and digital companies that implement emerging technology like blockchain may realize increased profitability and appreciation in stock prices over an extended time horizon,” according to AdvisorShares.Specifically, BKCH will invest in companies seeking to us...

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Is Hardware-Based Security The Right Answer to Cloud Security? IS HARDWARE-BASED SECURITY THE RIGHT ANSWER TO CLOUD SECURITY?

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Feb 06, 2019

Without question, today, there is considerable focus on securing the Cloud. This is especially true for virtualization systems, which have played a major role in creating cloud computing. However, the downsides to virtualization involve security challenges.In this scenario, Docker containers play a ...

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Driving processing power to the network edge DRIVING PROCESSING POWER TO THE NETWORK EDGE

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Feb 06, 2019

The trend of making normal consumer products into digital devices now extends to hairbrushes, forks, water bottles and other mundane objects advertised as “smart.”

Most, if not all, of these supposedly smart consumer goods don’t have the right kind of intelligence to...

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Is Chrome OS right for you? A 3-question quiz to find out IS CHROME OS RIGHT FOR YOU? A 3-QUESTION QUIZ TO FIND OUT

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Feb 05, 2019

Google's Chrome OS is one of the world's most misunderstood computing platforms. Chromebooks are foundationally different from traditional PCs, after all — and consequently, there are a lot of misconceptions about how they work and what they can and can't do.Since people are always...

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VMware to acquire remote support provider AtherPal VMWARE TO ACQUIRE REMOTE SUPPORT PROVIDER ATHERPAL

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Feb 05, 2019

VMware on Tuesday announced that it plans to acquire remote support provider AtherPal in an effort to bolster its Workspace ONE platform. AtherPal's key service lets IT admins remotely view, control, troubleshoot, and fix devices and apps being used in the field. Financial terms of the deal were...

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The cloud’s weakest security links aren’t where you THE CLOUD’S WEAKEST SECURITY LINKS AREN’T WHERE YOU'RE LOOKING

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Feb 05, 2019

You pride yourself on your cloud computing security strategy and tool stack. Indeed, your system made up of many security solutions is both proactive, and self-updating. So, you’ll never have to worry about new security attacks that you’re not prepped to defend—well, almost.Most IT...

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TomTom and Microsoft expand partnership to work on location-based apps in the cloud TOMTOM AND MICROSOFT EXPAND PARTNERSHIP TO WORK ON LOCATION-BASED APPS IN THE CLOUD

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Feb 05, 2019

TomTom and Microsoft are expanding their partnership to work on location-based apps in the cloud. Through the partnership, Microsoft will use mapping and traffic data from TomTom to power services including Azure and Bing Maps.Microsoft will also become the navigation company's preferred cloud p...

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DOD drafts contract for cloud-based back-office apps DOD DRAFTS CONTRACT FOR CLOUD-BASED BACK-OFFICE APPS

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Feb 05, 2019

The Pentagon has released a draft solicitation for its massive cloud-based back-office email and collaboration platform, giving its most detailed look to date of its vision and strategy.Under the $8.2 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract, the Defense Department will buy email, conten...

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Google Cloud Platform annual revenue run rate remains a mystery and that GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM ANNUAL REVENUE RUN RATE REMAINS A MYSTERY AND THAT'S A SHAME

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Feb 05, 2019

Google Cloud Platform will remain a big service of mystery after executives declined to outline an annual revenue run rate even as they talked up key wins.A year ago, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said Google Cloud delivered $1 billion in revenue a quarter evenly split between G Suite and Google Cloud Pl...

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Why are IoT platforms so darn confusing? WHY ARE IOT PLATFORMS SO DARN CONFUSING?

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Feb 05, 2019

Lots of vendors are eager to sell enterprises an “IoT platform,” but it’s not always clear exactly what those “platforms” actually do, why you need one, and which one you should choose. As Hackernoon put it in April 2018. So, what is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform...

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New Python wrapper for cloud automation by Adobe NEW PYTHON WRAPPER FOR CLOUD AUTOMATION BY ADOBE

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Feb 05, 2019

Adobe has newly opened Ops-cli: a Python wrapper for Terraform, Ansible, and SSH for cloud automation. Keep up with the fast face of cloud computing and add this automation tool to your belt. Ops-cli can be used with AWS and Kubernetes deployments. Adobe is more than your favorite photo editing prog...

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Cloud Smart does not mean CLOUD SMART DOES NOT MEAN 'CLOUD ALWAYS'

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Feb 05, 2019

The White House outlined its new Cloud Smart cloud computing strategy last fall,  which I view as not an overhaul, but rather a natural evolution of the Obama administration’s Cloud First vision issued in April 2011. While Cloud First emphasized the cloud’s potential and mandated ad...

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Review: Azure Machine Learning challenges Amazon SageMaker REVIEW: AZURE MACHINE LEARNING CHALLENGES AMAZON SAGEMAKER

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Feb 04, 2019

Azure Machine Learning Service is Microsoft’s latest offering for developers and data scientists in the custom cloud machine learning and deep learning category. Azure Machine Learning Service adds to a suite of Azure AI products that includes numerous AI toolkits, chatbot and IoT edge service...

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Beyond Kubernetes: A report card on the Cloud Native Computing Foundation BEYOND KUBERNETES: A REPORT CARD ON THE CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FOUNDATION'S OPEN SOURCE EFFORTS

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Feb 04, 2019

While the talk in open source land has lately revolved around AWS, real open source happens at the community, not corporate, level, and some communities do it much better than others. Some of the best open source projects achieve community success through foundations, and the Cloud Native Computing ...

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Why open source requires a bigger investment at AWS than its competitors WHY OPEN SOURCE REQUIRES A BIGGER INVESTMENT AT AWS THAN ITS COMPETITORS

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Feb 04, 2019

In the quest to get Amazon Web Services (AWS) to contribute "more" to open source (a dubious yardstick, as I've written), it's also worth evaluating what "more" means, relatively speaking. The same amount of money and contributions from two companies may require different...

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How serverless may be making the big clouds bigger HOW SERVERLESS MAY BE MAKING THE BIG CLOUDS BIGGER

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Feb 04, 2019

The good news for those clamoring for real cloud competition is that enterprises keep opting to use multiple clouds. Sure, they use AWS more than any other, according to a Kentik survey, but the fact that they're not only using AWS is good news, right? Kentik's survey, administered to attend...

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Amazon AMAZON'S REDSHIFT IS LOSING GROUND IN THE DATA WAREHOUSE WARS

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Feb 01, 2019

Data warehousing continues its rapid move from on-premise to cloud-based solutions, but organizations still struggle to manage data, according to Panoply's annual Data Warehouse Trends report, released Friday. Migration to cloud-based data warehouse solutions today is estimated to be around 10x ...

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WHAT MICROSOFT AZURE MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS WHAT MICROSOFT AZURE MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Feb 01, 2019

Microsoft recently launched its Azure set of cloud computing services which feature a range of security-conscious apps that the US technology giant claims are accessible to all – from small start-ups to huge multinationals. Features include web apps – such as its office suite of products...

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DevTest Scales Out in the Cloud for 2019 DEVTEST SCALES OUT IN THE CLOUD FOR 2019

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Feb 01, 2019

It’s 2019, which means a whole new year of advancements in all areas of technology. One topic that is near and dear to my “cloud” heart is the acceleration and maturation of development and test (DevTest) scenarios and solutions in the public and hybrid cloud space. I’ve been...

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3 ways the cloud and data centers work well together 3 WAYS THE CLOUD AND DATA CENTERS WORK WELL TOGETHER

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Feb 01, 2019

Will data centers will go away as the public cloud grows like crazy? No. Both are growing to keep up with the booming economy. But getting them to work and play well together will be a challenge.You may also recall the hybrid cloud, which was a paired private cloud and public cloud. Most in the tech...

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Americans deserve better than the DCOI metrics debate AMERICANS DESERVE BETTER THAN THE DCOI METRICS DEBATE

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Feb 01, 2019

In a classic move-the-goalposts maneuver, the Office of Management and Budget recently proposed modifying the metrics federal agencies should use for tracking the progress and effectiveness of the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI). Notwithstanding that metrics are the death of every governm...

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ADVANTAGES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SECURITY OF CLOUD ADVANTAGES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SECURITY OF CLOUD

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Feb 01, 2019

Only a couple of years back, organizations utilized innovation and digital transformation for the most part to separate themselves and to remain competitive. The dramatic development in digital technologies and cloud computing in the course of the most recent few years has since changed this attitud...

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DRaaS options grow, but no one size fits all DRAAS OPTIONS GROW, BUT NO ONE SIZE FITS ALL

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Jan 31, 2019

AutoNation spent years trying to establish a disaster recovery plan that inspired confidence. It went through multiple iterations, including failed attempts at a full on-premises solution and a solution completely in the cloud. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based auto retailer, which operates 300 locati...

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WHY HYBRID CLOUD IS ALL THE RAGE IN CLOUD COMPUTING TODAY WHY HYBRID CLOUD IS ALL THE RAGE IN CLOUD COMPUTING TODAY

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Jan 31, 2019

A hybrid cloud environment is a mix of public third-party cloud services and on-premises private datacenters. Private clouds are appropriate to manage confidential data and public cloud platforms are superior for most use cases due to their scale-out elasticity, cheaper costs, and modern tooling. A ...

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What programming languages rule the Internet of Things? WHAT PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES RULE THE INTERNET OF THINGS?

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Jan 31, 2019

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve, it can be difficult to track which tools are most popular for different purposes. Similarly, trying to keep tabs on the relative popularity of programming languages can be a complex endeavor with few clear parameters. So, trying to figure out the ...

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Cisco goes after industrial IoT CISCO GOES AFTER INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Jan 30, 2019

Cisco has rolled out a new family of switches, software, developer tools and blueprints to meld IoT and industrial networking with intent-based networking and classic IT security, monitoring and application-development support.To take on the daunting task the company unveiled a new family of industr...

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Triggermesh Melds AWS Lambda with Kubernetes TRIGGERMESH MELDS AWS LAMBDA WITH KUBERNETES

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Jan 30, 2019

IT organizations looking to move functions that were developed for the Lambda serverless computing framework from Amazon Web Services to Kubernetes clusters now can take advantage of an open source TriggerMesh Knative Lambda RuntimeKLR project.The TriggerMesh Knative Lambda RuntimeKLR project was de...

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Microsoft Q2 strong amid commercial cloud revenue surge to $36 billion annual run rate MICROSOFT Q2 STRONG AMID COMMERCIAL CLOUD REVENUE SURGE TO $36 BILLION ANNUAL RUN RATE

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Jan 30, 2019

Microsoft's second quarter earnings were better than expected with in line revenue as its commercial cloud business delivered $9 billion in sales for a $36 billion annual run rate.The software giant reported second quarter net income of $8.4 billion, or $1.08 a share, on revenue of $32.5 billion...

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Edge Computing and IoT Go Hand in Hand EDGE COMPUTING AND IOT GO HAND IN HAND

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Jan 30, 2019

The Internet of Things is coming to businesses everywhere and revolutionizing everything from manufacturing to retail.But IoT devices have a huge impact on networks and will require new network infrastructures and devices to make them effective. Enter edge computing, which IDC describes as a “...

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Edge Computing: Saving the Cloud from Ephemeral Data EDGE COMPUTING: SAVING THE CLOUD FROM EPHEMERAL DATA

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Jan 30, 2019

Edge computing is rapidly gaining momentum. Last week’s Linux Foundation news on the launch of LF Edge is one more sign of accelerating growth at the edge. What’s driving this sudden intense interest? It’s more than just the sheer number of edge devices or mounting concerns around ...

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Cisco to integrate ACI with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure in multi-cloud play CISCO TO INTEGRATE ACI WITH AMAZON WEB SERVICES, MICROSOFT AZURE IN MULTI-CLOUD PLAY

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Jan 29, 2019

Cisco is outlining an architecture change that better reflects multi-cloud deployments as well as hybrid data center management. The company's vision revolves around a "data center anywhere" approach. The architecture rhymes with the multi-cloud approach that subsidiary AppDynamics pit...

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Cisco serves up flexible data-center options CISCO SERVES UP FLEXIBLE DATA-CENTER OPTIONS

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Jan 29, 2019

Cisco is significantly spreading its data-center technology to help customers grow and control hybrid, multicloud or hyperconverged edge environments. In a series of announcements at its Cisco Live! customer gathering in Barcelona, the company sought to expand its data center-influence by extending ...

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Cisco exec airs 2019 cloud directions CISCO EXEC AIRS 2019 CLOUD DIRECTIONS

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Jan 29, 2019

Kubernetes, legacy application integration and edge computing technologies are but a few of the technologies Cisco sees as having some of the greatest impact on cloud computing in 2019.Cisco aggressively ramped up its own cloud presence in 2018 with all manner of support stemming from an agreement w...

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Serverless computing’s dark side: less portability for your apps SERVERLESS COMPUTING’S DARK SIDE: LESS PORTABILITY FOR YOUR APPS

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Jan 29, 2019

According to the “RightScale 2018 State of the Cloud” report, serverless computing is the No. 1 growing cloud service, with a growth rate of 75 percent. This means that many enterprises are opting for the convenience of using serverless systems that abstract you from the underlying infra...

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Knative may be the serverless computing standard you need KNATIVE MAY BE THE SERVERLESS COMPUTING STANDARD YOU NEED

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Jan 29, 2019

Standards are essential when any practice has become widespread and many disparate approaches for addressing it have gained traction.That situation applies in spades to today’s serverless computing market. In platform-as-a-service (PaaS) contexts, serverless computing is well-suited to event-d...

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Knative may be the serverless computing standard you need KNATIVE MAY BE THE SERVERLESS COMPUTING STANDARD YOU NEED

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Jan 29, 2019

Standards are essential when any practice has become widespread and many disparate approaches for addressing it have gained traction.That situation applies in spades to today’s serverless computing market. In platform-as-a-service (PaaS) contexts, serverless computing is well-suited to event-d...

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Fog Computing vs. Edge Computing: What Higher Education IT Teams Need to Know FOG COMPUTING VS. EDGE COMPUTING: WHAT HIGHER EDUCATION IT TEAMS NEED TO KNOW

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Jan 28, 2019

New forms of computing infrastructure — fog computing and edge computing — are entering IT conversations in higher education as universities expand Internet of Things applications on their campuses.Many campuses already incorporate a variety of cloud computing solutions, using cloud&rsqu...

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Challenges and Tips for Taking Legacy Systems to the Cloud CHALLENGES AND TIPS FOR TAKING LEGACY SYSTEMS TO THE CLOUD

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Jan 28, 2019

For many modern companies, growth often means growing through acquisition. As organizations become larger, it often makes sense to acquire existing companies who are already creating the solutions they need than try to build them from scratch. However, this can often create a variety of conflicts an...

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Gartner: Cloud, enterprise software to drive global IT spending increase GARTNER: CLOUD, ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE TO DRIVE GLOBAL IT SPENDING INCREASE

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Jan 28, 2019

If you have any doubts that digital transformation is top of mind for IT executives, just take a look at what they're buying. Spending on enterprise software, particularly cloud services and applications, is expected to grow faster than any other category of IT this year, fueling an overall incr...

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How to become a cloud engineer: A cheat sheet HOW TO BECOME A CLOUD ENGINEER: A CHEAT SHEET

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Jan 28, 2019

Cloud engineers—i.e., professionals responsible for assessing a business's infrastructure and migrating different functions to a cloud-based system—are in high demand, as more companies move critical business processes and applications to public, private, and hybrid cloud infrastruct...

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Think you can run Kubernetes better than a cloud provider? Think again THINK YOU CAN RUN KUBERNETES BETTER THAN A CLOUD PROVIDER? THINK AGAIN

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Jan 28, 2019

Even as enterprises embrace cloud computing, and often a mishmash of different clouds to serve different needs, private cloud (aka "private data center") keeps ticking at an 11% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), according to Cisco data. Companies are moving their private data center work...

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Panasonic IoT strategy is all about big data analytics PANASONIC IOT STRATEGY IS ALL ABOUT BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Jan 28, 2019

TechRepublic Managing Editor Bill Detwiler spoke with Panasonic's Faisal Pandit about how Panasonic has been in the sensor and data business for decades, and it's using that experience to build a data-focused IoT business. The following is an edited transcript of the interview. Bill Detwiler...

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​What ​WHAT'S THE BEST CLOUD STORAGE FOR YOU?

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Jan 28, 2019

In 2007, Drew Houston, Dropbox's CEO, got sick and tired of misplacing his USB drive, so he created the first personal and small business cloud storage service. It was a radical one in its day. Today, everyone and their uncle seems to be offering cheap or free cloud storage. That's great! Ex...

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The internet of human things: Implants for everybody and how we get there THE INTERNET OF HUMAN THINGS: IMPLANTS FOR EVERYBODY AND HOW WE GET THERE

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Jan 28, 2019

Over the past several years, the Government of Sweden has been moving toward becoming a completely cashless society. By 2025, most Swedish citizens will perform all their financial transactions using debit and credit cards, mobile devices, PCs, or wearables. But a small, growing number have gone eve...

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Hybrid Cloud File Storage: Bringing File Data into the AI Age HYBRID CLOUD FILE STORAGE: BRINGING FILE DATA INTO THE AI AGE

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Jan 28, 2019

Today, there are more vendors and solutions than ever for IT infrastructure buyers to choose from. Despite the confusion this causes, decision makers are certain of two things In the next five years, their infrastructure will resemble a hybrid cloud.They need to start building tools, processes and e...

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Internet infrastructure isn’t ready for the AR Cloud, but that’s changing INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE ISN’T READY FOR THE AR CLOUD, BUT THAT’S CHANGING

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Jan 26, 2019

Soon you will be able to aim your smartphone at a restaurant window, and the available reservation times will instantly pop up on your screen. If you don a pair of 5G-enabled glasses, you will be able to see the weekly promotions at your local supermarket through your lenses before you set foot in t...

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DevOps Chat: Cloud Migration with nClouds’ JT Giri DEVOPS CHAT: CLOUD MIGRATION WITH NCLOUDS’ JT GIRI

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Jan 25, 2019

Moving to the cloud is becoming a must for many companies if they want to grow beyond their current footprint and be more innovative. But for many companies—especially those in the SMB space—their transition to the cloud is hindered by a lack of knowledge and experience, which often resu...

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It’s time to kick your ERP system to the curb and go SaaS IT’S TIME TO KICK YOUR ERP SYSTEM TO THE CURB AND GO SAAS

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Jan 25, 2019

According to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index, 59 percent of all cloud workflows were delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS) by 2019. But infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) dropped to 28 percent from 44 percent in 2013, and that platform-as-a-service (PaaS) was only 13 percent for workloads deliv...

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Max Kelsen using Google MAX KELSEN USING GOOGLE'S CLOUD TO HELP BEAT CANCER THROUGH MACHINE LEARNING

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Jan 25, 2019

Australian analytics company Max Kelsen is using artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the effectiveness of cancer treatments.

The company is integrating AI and whole-genome sequencing into cancer research and clinical practice, focusing initially on immunotherapy treatment for mela...

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Edge Computing: Smart Devices and Human-Machine Interfaces Promoted Decentralized Computing EDGE COMPUTING: SMART DEVICES AND HUMAN-MACHINE INTERFACES PROMOTED DECENTRALIZED COMPUTING

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Jan 24, 2019

Network architectures have traditionally focused on moving data collected from data sources to a central computer for processing and analysis.  The various data sources spread across the network are often referred to as the edge.Rather than move data to a central computer, increasingly data is ...

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Azure Gains in Multi-Cloud Shift, But Complexity Grows AZURE GAINS IN MULTI-CLOUD SHIFT, BUT COMPLEXITY GROWS

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Jan 24, 2019

Microsoft Azure is benefitting most from the growing adoption of multiple cloud vendors, according to recent surveys of enterprise cloud managers.Perhaps the most revealing is an Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: AMZN) user report released this week that found 35 percent of those surveyed said their orga...

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Kentik Report Finds Multi-Cloud Environments Popular Among AWS Users KENTIK REPORT FINDS MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS POPULAR AMONG AWS USERS

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Jan 24, 2019

Network traffic analyst provider Kentik today released a report called “AWS Cloud Adoption, Visibility and Management.” The report is based on a survey Kentik took at the AWS re:Invent conference last November. The results of the survey revealed that about 40% of AWS users utilize a mult...

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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on the rebellion against complexity ORACLE CEO MARK HURD ON THE REBELLION AGAINST COMPLEXITY

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Jan 24, 2019

As enterprises transition from on-premises IT, Oracle is positioning itself as the premier, one-stop-shop provider for cloud computing. You may think this is a stretch, considering that, for example, Oracle has been lumped in with "Others" in Gartner's ranking of top public infrastruct...

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Ockam SDK taps blockchain-based identity services for IoT OCKAM SDK TAPS BLOCKCHAIN-BASED IDENTITY SERVICES FOR IOT

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Jan 24, 2019

Ockam has released an open source SDK, based on Google’s Go language, to allow developers to build identify services into their Internet of Things applications. The identity services will be provided by the Ockam Network, the company’s “decentralized” cloud service platform. ...

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Linux’s Hyperledger to give developers supply chain building blocks LINUX’S HYPERLEDGER TO GIVE DEVELOPERS SUPPLY CHAIN BUILDING BLOCKS

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Jan 23, 2019

The Linux Foundation's blockchain initiative – Hyperledger Project – has created a set of developer tools to allow the creation of supply chain-specific applications running atop the distributed ledger technology (DLT).The Hyperledger Grid project, as it's called, will initially ...

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Five trends for cloud computing and data centres FIVE TRENDS FOR CLOUD COMPUTING AND DATA CENTRES

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Jan 23, 2019

Rittal’s predictions for the data centre sector comes as the industry moves towards greater AI-based monitoring and the processing of data in real time with edge computing. Hyperscale data centres will drive the cloud market and streamlined cooling technologies will boost energy efficiency in ...

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A Technical Guide on Implementation of Cloud Storage Security Measures in Firms A TECHNICAL GUIDE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF CLOUD STORAGE SECURITY MEASURES IN FIRMS

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Jan 23, 2019

Today’s era is changing day-by-day with innovation in technologies in different arenas. One such technology is cloud computing that offers broad range of benefits to end users, including the feature to scale up and down rapidly for fulfilling demands. However, few organizations – specifi...

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4 Ways Edge Computing Changes Cloud Utilization 4 WAYS EDGE COMPUTING CHANGES CLOUD UTILIZATION

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Jan 23, 2019

Life is more exciting on the edge. So, too, is IT infrastructure.Having more compute power on the edge of the cloud is changing how Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications work as systems. Edge devices still need to interact with central cloud systems, however, or edge has no meaning. Edge...

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Top 3 cloud computing predictions TOP 3 CLOUD COMPUTING PREDICTIONS

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Jan 23, 2019

In 2018, we saw the emergence of several important pivot points that changed the trajectory of cloud in a big way, making it an even more important part of enterprises’ core IT strategies for 2019. As cloud has become a default paradigm, the reality of making bets on multiple providers and the...

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Identifying Cloud Migraines Before Cloud Migration: 6 Tips IDENTIFYING CLOUD MIGRAINES BEFORE CLOUD MIGRATION: 6 TIPS

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Jan 23, 2019

Migrating to the cloud isn’t as simple as signing up for a SaaS application or deploying applications on a cloud infrastructure or platform; there are other factors at play. And the move to cloud shows no signs of slowing, with Gartner predicting the worldwide public cloud services market to g...

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IoT, Not People, Now the Weakest Link in Security IOT, NOT PEOPLE, NOW THE WEAKEST LINK IN SECURITY

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Jan 23, 2019

Do a quick search on “people weakest link” and you’ll see a raft of articles in which cybersecurity experts and computer scientists point to employees or end users as the biggest vulnerability. No doubt, people do silly (or outright abusive) stuff and open the door for a variety of...

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Why Is Cloud ERP Solution A Boon For Growing Businesses? WHY IS CLOUD ERP SOLUTION A BOON FOR GROWING BUSINESSES?

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Jan 23, 2019

For a successful business operation, effective planning and careful management of the available resources is essential. A robust system will streamline your complex processes and enhance efficiency to enable business growth. An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application is used for managing vari...

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Europe’s ‘alternative cloud provider’ plans to expand Montreal operations EUROPE’S ‘ALTERNATIVE CLOUD PROVIDER’ PLANS TO EXPAND MONTREAL OPERATIONS

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Jan 23, 2019

France-based cloud services provider OVH is planning to boost its research and development efforts in Montreal and move a lead executive to the city within a few months, says the firm’s new CEO Michel Paulin in an interview with IT World Canada.OVH vice-president of engineering Sébastie...

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Universities lead public sector in cloud adoption UNIVERSITIES LEAD PUBLIC SECTOR IN CLOUD ADOPTION

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Jan 22, 2019

Analysis of cloud adoption across councils, public bodies, universities and emergency services reveals slow progress and many hurdles to climb.Universities top the public sector cloud rankings (36% store at least 10% of their data in the cloud), followed by public bodies (29%) and local authorities ...

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Microsoft to start selling more Azure services directly starting in March MICROSOFT TO START SELLING MORE AZURE SERVICES DIRECTLY STARTING IN MARCH

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Jan 22, 2019

Microsoft is changing the way it will sell Azure services to small and midsize businesses (SMBs) starting in March. Microsoft will be advising customers to use its Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA) to buy directly from the company its Azure services and certain third-party products in the Azure Mar...

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Biggest Cybersecurity Challenges That Can’t Be Ignored By Organizations BIGGEST CYBERSECURITY CHALLENGES THAT CAN’T BE IGNORED BY ORGANIZATIONS

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Jan 22, 2019

What are the biggest cybersecurity challenges faced by companies these days in the year 2019? Cybersecurity is popularly known for its trending nature of evolution. It is a platform where both – internet attackers and Cyber clients, innovate themselves continuously in their respective domain. ...

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2 big mistakes to avoid in edge computing 2 BIG MISTAKES TO AVOID IN EDGE COMPUTING

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Jan 22, 2019

More things are being pushed to the edge. Think of the edge as the space between the cloud and whatever device or system is tossing off data.The idea is to do most of the processing at the edge, close to where the data is produced. This approach, called edge computing, provides a much better respons...

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Next Big Thing For Cloud Computing In India Is AIaaS NEXT BIG THING FOR CLOUD COMPUTING IN INDIA IS AIAAS

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Jan 22, 2019

Artificial Intelligence As a Service (AIaaS) enables companies to utilize AI for certain use cases and reduce risks and costs at the same time. This can include sampling several public cloud platforms to test various machine learning algorithms. The application of AIaaS crosses all sectors and becau...

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18 Best Cloud Computing Platforms for Mid-sized Businesses 18 BEST CLOUD COMPUTING PLATFORMS FOR MID-SIZED BUSINESSES

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Jan 22, 2019

Cloud computing offers mid-sized businesses cost-effective solutions that would otherwise cost an arm and a leg.  With the right cloud solutions, you can smoothly run your business and avoid downtime. Here are 18 cloud computing platform examples to inspire you to pick the right fit for your SM...

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Up, up and to the Clouds: Cloud Computing 101 UP, UP AND TO THE CLOUDS: CLOUD COMPUTING 101

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Jan 22, 2019

The cloud has always been this mysterious place—many companies embraced it and put everything they could into the cloud, while others watched cautiously from a distance, wondering whether they should do the same.Before taking you on the journey to the cloud, let’s answer the question &ld...

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State agency leaders focusing more on cloud IT investments, survey says STATE AGENCY LEADERS FOCUSING MORE ON CLOUD IT INVESTMENTS, SURVEY SAYS

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Jan 22, 2019

A majority of state IT leaders expect their agencies to shift the bulk of their IT investment funds toward a combination of cloud computing models over the next three years, according to a new StateScoop survey.Seven in 10 state IT decision makers polled in the survey reported their agency will devo...

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EdgeConneX: European Edge Expansion Continues with Data Center Acquisition in Munich EDGECONNEX: EUROPEAN EDGE EXPANSION CONTINUES WITH DATA CENTER ACQUISITION IN MUNICH

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Jan 21, 2019

EdgeConneX, a global leader in data center services, is expanding into Munich, Germany with their latest acquisition, making it their 9thdata center in Europe. Located at Landsberger Strasse 155 in Central Munich, Germany, the Munich data center will offer a carrier-neutral facility for cloud, conte...

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eStruxture Announces its Second Vancouver Data Center ESTRUXTURE ANNOUNCES ITS SECOND VANCOUVER DATA CENTER

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Jan 21, 2019

eStruxture continues its growth in Western Canada.  Just days after announcing the expansion of its VAN-1 facility and a growing leadership focused on the Western business, the company has announced that they are moving forward with a second Vancouver Data Center.  The new VAN-2 facility w...

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2019 CLOUD TRENDS — A ‘MUST-KNOW’ LIST FOR IT LEADERS 2019 CLOUD TRENDS — A ‘MUST-KNOW’ LIST FOR IT LEADERS

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Jan 21, 2019

Enterprises can no longer live up to their full potential without the cloud. According to Gartner, 80 percent of firms will close down their traditional datacenters by 2025. They are investing heavily in the cloud instead as is evident from the whopping $57.2 billion spent on cloud IT infrastructure...

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Big data fueling SD-WAN growth in the multiple cloud enterprise BIG DATA FUELING SD-WAN GROWTH IN THE MULTIPLE CLOUD ENTERPRISE

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Jan 21, 2019

Bigger businesses and larger data pools demand increasingly robust networking solutions.Necessity is the mother of invention, and anyone in the networking field understands the power of failsafe SD-WANs to enable reliable, predictable access to in-house applications, as well as cloud-based services....

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Guide to Disaster Recovery as Service (DRaaS) GUIDE TO DISASTER RECOVERY AS SERVICE (DRAAS)

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Jan 21, 2019

If you have any doubt that disaster recovery planning is essential, consider this: 93% of companies that lose their computer systems for 10 days or more due to a disaster file for bankruptcy within one year of the disaster, according to the U.S. National Archives & Records Administration.Want ev...

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EaaS for accelerating DevOps on public cloud adoption EAAS FOR ACCELERATING DEVOPS ON PUBLIC CLOUD ADOPTION

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Jan 21, 2019

Having spent enough time with various companies improving their software delivery, we kept coming across the same problems over and over again. Every companies situation is unique, but for the most part the issues overlap. Over time you begin to see the patterns and similarities. We felt the need to...

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Choosing an MSSP: The experience of four Ontario power utilities CHOOSING AN MSSP: THE EXPERIENCE OF FOUR ONTARIO POWER UTILITIES

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Jan 21, 2019

Managed security service providers regularly romance IT managers of small to mid-sized organizations, promising big gains in productivity, wide security expertise cost savings and round the clock protection for taking their business.But there are good reasons to say no. That’s what Carey Lacro...

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AI poised for a business breakthrough by delivering content smarts to workers AI POISED FOR A BUSINESS BREAKTHROUGH BY DELIVERING CONTENT SMARTS TO WORKERS

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Jan 21, 2019

While Canadian CEOs understand the potential of artificial intelligence (AI), many struggle to implement it useful ways. Expert market-watchers say that’s about to change.The use of AI-driven content management practices can deliver measurable results for companies, according to a Gartner repo...

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What is managed public cloud and how do you choose your perfect partner? WHAT IS MANAGED PUBLIC CLOUD AND HOW DO YOU CHOOSE YOUR PERFECT PARTNER?

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Jan 20, 2019

Public cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS provide enormous scope for flexibility and scaling as requirements change. For users, building their infrastructure on these agile opex models gives them a great opportunity to look at different cloud solutions .But, understanding which systems can and sh...

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Thinking about blockchain? Do it in the cloud THINKING ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN? DO IT IN THE CLOUD

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Jan 18, 2019

According tofigures provided to CoinDeskfrom jobs site Indeed.com, searches for roles involving bitcoin,blockchain, and cryptocurrency dropped by 3.06 percent from October 2017 to October 2018.Why? My experience is that enterprises are dealing something that turned out to be much more complex than t...

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Why Microsoft WHY MICROSOFT'S 'POWER PLATFORM' IS ONE OF ITS BIGGEST BETS FOR 2019 AND BEYOND

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Jan 18, 2019

For the past few years, Microsoft has been developing and rolling out pieces of what it now calls its "Power Platform" in relative isolation. Power BI, its business analytics platform; Flow, its workflow-automation engine; and PowerApps, its associated app-development platform -- together ...

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We WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN TO CAPITALIZE ON ENTERPRISE APIS

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Jan 18, 2019

Where would we be without APIs?  For starters, we probably wouldn't have the iPhones or Android-based phones that are part of our daily routines today. Their features were created by developers and engineers with access to APIs, only a couple of examples of the innovation made possible. Org...

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IBM and Vodafone create joint venture to boost multicloud connectivity IBM AND VODAFONE CREATE JOINT VENTURE TO BOOST MULTICLOUD CONNECTIVITY

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Jan 17, 2019

IBM Corp. is teaming up with Vodafone Ltd.’s Vodafone Business subsidiary on a new joint venture.The new company, announced today, will help joint customers that rely on IBM’s multicloud capabilities by enabling faster connectivity with Vodafone’s 5G, software-defined networking an...

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Rackspace launches managed services offering for Amazon databases RACKSPACE LAUNCHES MANAGED SERVICES OFFERING FOR AMAZON DATABASES

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Jan 17, 2019

Cloud computing company Rackspace Inc. is stepping up its managed services offerings for Amazon Web Services Inc.’s public cloud.The company, which in recent years has transitioned from being a competitor of the cloud giant to a partner in its capacity as a professional services provider, toda...

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Cloud management: What you need to know CLOUD MANAGEMENT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jan 17, 2019

When it comes to cloud services, many organizations are thinking in multiples—deploying several cloud offerings to meet a variety of business needs.This multicloud strategy is true whether it’s for software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), or infrastructure-as-a-service...

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Multi-cloud is the New Cloud Reality MULTI-CLOUD IS THE NEW CLOUD REALITY

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Jan 17, 2019

As companies move more of their business to the cloud, many ask this question and conclude it is more than one. This is not a fixed answer for all, as processing requirements vary hugely across industries and enterprises. Factors like cost, performance, degree of global operations, concentration ris...

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Amazon Web Services launches fully-managed AWS Backup AMAZON WEB SERVICES LAUNCHES FULLY-MANAGED AWS BACKUP

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Jan 17, 2019

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a fully-managed, centralised backup service, AWS Backup.The cloud giant has touted the new offering as one that makes it faster and simpler for customers to back up data across AWS services, as well as on-premises.It allows for backup across multiple services,...

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Applying DevSecOps to Address Cloud Security Challenges APPLYING DEVSECOPS TO ADDRESS CLOUD SECURITY CHALLENGES

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Jan 17, 2019

Driven by the encouragement from 2018 progress, cloud technology is poised to be even bigger in 2019. However, one major hurdle continues to haunt the cloud trend: security. An overwhelming number of firms in the IT industry are preparing for cloud adoption, yet security continues to be a big questi...

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IBM Unveils Hybrid Cloud Deals, Red Hat OKs Acquisition IBM UNVEILS HYBRID CLOUD DEALS, RED HAT OKS ACQUISITION

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Jan 17, 2019

Red Hat shareholders approved the open-source leader’s acquisition by IBM this week, likely clearing the way for the mega-deal to close by the end of this year.IBM (NYSE: IBM) also announced separate cloud partnerships with Juniper Networks and Vodafone. A $325 million deal with Juniper Networ...

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Oracle opens next generation Oracle Cloud Infrastructure data centre in Toronto ORACLE OPENS NEXT GENERATION ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE DATA CENTRE IN TORONTO

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Jan 17, 2019

With a focus on security and performance, Oracle today announced the opening of a 700,000 square-foot data centre in Toronto to support customer demand in the region.Oracle has “leapfrogged” the competition when it comes the next-generation of cloud infrastructure, and its making good on...

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The Personal Touch in Managed Services THE PERSONAL TOUCH IN MANAGED SERVICES

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Jan 17, 2019

It’s an old axiom: Technology companies tend to focus on their offering rather than the people using it. As a result, they ignore the underlying problems that their customers need to solve.Media Temple has been helping customers migrate their business-critical sites and apps to the cloud since...

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Nvidia Tesla T4 GPUs now available on Google Cloud in beta NVIDIA TESLA T4 GPUS NOW AVAILABLE ON GOOGLE CLOUD IN BETA

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Jan 16, 2019

Google on Wednesday announced that Nvidia's Tesla T4 GPUs are now available on the Google Cloud Platform in beta. In November, GCP became the first cloud provider to offer the T4 GPUs via private alpha.The T4 is now available in Brazil, India, the Netherlands, Singapore, Tokyo and the US. With T...

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Azure vs. Google: Cloud Compare AZURE VS. GOOGLE: CLOUD COMPARE

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Jan 16, 2019

In the fierce battle for cloud market share, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform are clearly two of the top cloud companies. Both companies offer an extensive menu of sophisticated cloud tools, and both have exceptionally deep pockets to continually build out their public cloud platform. ...

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How ‘cloud-native’ applications are transforming IT, and why it took so long HOW ‘CLOUD-NATIVE’ APPLICATIONS ARE TRANSFORMING IT, AND WHY IT TOOK SO LONG

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Jan 16, 2019

For a major application such as an industrial control system (ICS), a content management system (CMS), or a hospital management system (HMS) to be "cloud-native," its entire lifecycle must exist on a cloud platform. It's developed or assembled there, it's staged and tested there, i...

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Zero trust: The transition from legacy to cloud-native ZERO TRUST: THE TRANSITION FROM LEGACY TO CLOUD-NATIVE

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Jan 15, 2019

Enterprises operating in the traditional monolithic environment may have strict organizational structures. As a result, the requirement for security may restrain them from transitioning to a hybrid or cloud-native application deployment model.In spite of the obvious difficulties, the majority of ent...

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Marines seeks plan for moving apps to cloud MARINES SEEKS PLAN FOR MOVING APPS TO CLOUD

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Jan 15, 2019

The Marine Corps Systems Command is seeking industry advice on application rationalization as it looks to shut down several on-premise data centers and migrate those operations to a commercial cloud environment. In a request for information posted Jan. 7, the command asks for details on firms' a...

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What you must know about moving ERP to the cloud WHAT YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT MOVING ERP TO THE CLOUD

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Jan 15, 2019

Nearly 70 percent of enterprise organizations are currently migrating data for enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications to the cloud, according to a report from the Cloud Security Alliance. Almost 90 percent of those surveyed said these business-critical ERP apps (SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft D...

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Coding, cloud skills are most in demand for network pros CODING, CLOUD SKILLS ARE MOST IN DEMAND FOR NETWORK PROS

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Jan 15, 2019

As more companies build their businesses around software, network and data-center pros will also be looking toward software to optimize their skills.While software may not be the first thing to come to mind when dealing with data centers, IT industry watchers say experienced network and infrastructu...

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Microsoft forms 7-year cloud deal with Walgreens MICROSOFT FORMS 7-YEAR CLOUD DEAL WITH WALGREENS

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Jan 15, 2019

Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance said on Tuesday that the companies have formed a 7-year strategic partnership to develop new digital health technologies and healthcare delivery models. With this partnership, Microsoft also becomes the strategic cloud provider for Walgreens, and the pharmacy c...

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CES 2019: The battle between the edge and the cloud CES 2019: THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE EDGE AND THE CLOUD

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Jan 15, 2019

I went to CES 2019 last week and focused on Eureka Park, where startups show off their wares. While there were lots of fun and inventive products, it's what I didn't see that makes me fear for our digital future. Here's why. I'm a fan of CES, and have attended regularly for over a de...

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Cloud Security - What Are The Challenges And Considerations CLOUD SECURITY - WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES AND CONSIDERATIONS

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Jan 15, 2019

Before the Internet companies kept information locked away in file cabinets. The only way to access that information was to go through the files. Now companies keep all their information in the cloud. People can access that information from anywhere, as long as they have a computer and an Internet c...

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Sonrai Security Unfurls Service to Track Data in the Cloud SONRAI SECURITY UNFURLS SERVICE TO TRACK DATA IN THE CLOUD

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Jan 15, 2019

Fresh off raising an additional $18.5 million in funding, Sonrai Security has launched a Cloud Data Control service that promises to make it easier for cybersecurity teams to keep track of what data has been stored where on any public cloud service.Sonrai Security CEO Brendan Hannigan said the Cloud...

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AIOps: How to Solve Performance Issues in Complex Data Pipelines AIOPS: HOW TO SOLVE PERFORMANCE ISSUES IN COMPLEX DATA PIPELINES

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Jan 15, 2019

There seems to be a chasm between DevOps and big data teams in the enterprise, and the bridge over that chasm is long and treacherous.In fact, data analysts who are charged with managing and making sense of the growing volumes of data in most organizations traditionally have been excluded from the s...

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How to work with Azure’s managed MariaDB HOW TO WORK WITH AZURE’S MANAGED MARIADB

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Jan 15, 2019

If Microsoft is to succeed in making Azure its future, it needs to bring developers to its cloud platform. That would be easy if we were back in the early days of the PC, when it was still possible to build and lock in an ecosystem. But we live in a world were developers have choice, and where they ...

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Cloud computing ranks: The number one 2019 career skill CLOUD COMPUTING RANKS: THE NUMBER ONE 2019 CAREER SKILL

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Jan 14, 2019

Do you have the skills that employers need in 2019? Research by LinkedIn shows what is in demand and what you can do to grow. The number one skill that companies need most in 2019 is cloud computing. 2019 is the Year of the Pig, but will it also be the Year of the Cloud?Social media giant LinkedIn r...

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Palo Alto Networks gets to the ‘root’ of cloud security problems in new report PALO ALTO NETWORKS GETS TO THE ‘ROOT’ OF CLOUD SECURITY PROBLEMS IN NEW REPORT

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Jan 14, 2019

Moving to the cloud has pretty much become an imperative for organizations of all sizes, yet the elephant in the room is cloud security. While in many ways the cloud is more secure than on-premises environments, recent headlines about cloud data exposure underline the fact that companies still don&r...

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How to use Azure Table storage in .Net HOW TO USE AZURE TABLE STORAGE IN .NET

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Jan 14, 2019

Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform provides interoperable cloud computing services that are comprised of both open source and standards-based technologies. You can use an Azure storage account to work with all kinds of data including files, blobs, queues, and tables.Azure Table storage...

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New Multi-Cloud Computing Solution Aims to Heighten Security & Boost Power NEW MULTI-CLOUD COMPUTING SOLUTION AIMS TO HEIGHTEN SECURITY & BOOST POWER

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Jan 14, 2019

The jobs of today’s enterprise CTOs and CIOs are getting more and more difficult. They are expected to prepare and react to a quickly shifting connectivity and technology landscape. And often, they are even expected to predict market shifts before they happen. In other words, the job of planni...

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Microservices Best Practices MICROSERVICES BEST PRACTICES

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Jan 14, 2019

In the cloud computing era, application development moves far faster, and microservices is a big factor in this increased speed. Yet it is only with a clear plan for microservices best practices that companies attain the greatest efficiency boost.Microservices are, simply put, large applications bro...

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Cloud Computing’s X Factor For Data Centers CLOUD COMPUTING’S X FACTOR FOR DATA CENTERS

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Jan 14, 2019

Today’s enterprise networks transcend traditional perimeters due to increasing customer, user and supplier engagement over ever evolving digital touchpoints. Now envisioned as more than physical facilities, enterprise data center requirements revolve around agility, scale, efficiency, collabor...

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At NRF 2019, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform court retailers wary of Amazon AT NRF 2019, MICROSOFT AZURE AND GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM COURT RETAILERS WARY OF AMAZON

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Jan 14, 2019

With retail technology at the forefront of the National Retail Federation's annual conference in New York City, it's worth paying attention to one huge cloud computing battle off to the side: Microsoft Azure vs. Google Cloud Platform.You didn't really think that retailers would be flocki...

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Why is my keyboard connected to the cloud? WHY IS MY KEYBOARD CONNECTED TO THE CLOUD?

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Jan 13, 2019

Everything is becoming a thing connected to the internet, but some things really shouldn't be. First cab off that rank should be input devices, because what sort of maniac thinks the advantages of a roaming cloud-based configuration outweighs the potential explosion in surface area to attack and...

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Training and certification for a cloud native world TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION FOR A CLOUD NATIVE WORLD

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Jan 13, 2019

Cloud native is changing the way the world works. So says Todd Moore, Vice President, Open Technology at IBM and Chairman of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) governing board. With Kubernetes now considered the de facto standard for container orchestration and many of the world's larg...

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For Amazon FOR AMAZON'S NEXT TRICK A CLOUD GAMING SERVICE

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Jan 13, 2019

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) is well known as the leading online retailer, as well as being the undisputed champ in cloud computing. The company also is pursuing growth in digital advertising, streaming video, business-to-business (B2B) commerce, video game streaming, and a growing host of electronic de...

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Top 8 Cloud Computing Focus Areas For 2019 TOP 8 CLOUD COMPUTING FOCUS AREAS FOR 2019

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Jan 12, 2019

Looking back at 2018, we have had a number of major developments globally – around new technology trends such as big data, IoT, edge computing and analytics. Many of these developments have been clubbed under a common theme of ‘digital transformation’. Cloud computing has been anot...

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Five Factors Of Cloud Computing That You Should Know FIVE FACTORS OF CLOUD COMPUTING THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Jan 11, 2019

In layman’s terms, cloud computing pertains to servers hosted on the Internet that exclusively allows all kinds of data including text and media files, to be stored, managed, processed and shared digitally.All of this is carried in a manner that ensures optimum security and since this server e...

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Moving to the cloud? 3 critical data efforts you must make MOVING TO THE CLOUD? 3 CRITICAL DATA EFFORTS YOU MUST MAKE

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Jan 11, 2019

I’m often taken back by the number of enterprises moving the cloud that have not considered data modernization as part of their cloud migration strategy. I know why: the money. However, not doing data modernization as part of moving to the cloud will cost you much more than you think you are s...

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What Cloud Computing and Automation Can Do for Manufacturing WHAT CLOUD COMPUTING AND AUTOMATION CAN DO FOR MANUFACTURING

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Jan 11, 2019

Like all industries, manufacturing is currently undergoing a period of major digital transformation, with many manufacturing businesses transitioning into ‘smart’ organizations through cloud computing and automation at a rapid pace.In the face of such operational upheaval, businesses in ...

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Cloud computing — cloudy no more CLOUD COMPUTING — CLOUDY NO MORE

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Jan 11, 2019

IT WAS in 2007 when I started to talk about cloud computing in public fora, company and client meetings, and articles in newspapers. It was too early during that time. I remember presenting its concepts during a management committee meeting in a global IT services company, and I either got blank sta...

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AI and DevOps: how artificial intelligence is affecting DevOps culture AI AND DEVOPS: HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS AFFECTING DEVOPS CULTURE

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Jan 11, 2019

AI and DevOps? Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technological advancement that’s beginning to change numerous  industries. Though AI isn’t a new idea, it has been gaining a lot of media attention in the past few years.This attention is mostly due to the predicted impact of AI on ed...

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The challenge of Cloud Security 2.0: Making that essential leap forward THE CHALLENGE OF CLOUD SECURITY 2.0: MAKING THAT ESSENTIAL LEAP FORWARD

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Jan 11, 2019

Jim Love, CIO, ITWC: You’ve talked with me before about the move from what you’ve termed “Cloud Security 1.0” to the new 2.0 version. Can you first share with me what the 1.0 version of Cloud Security is?Upa Campbell, VP Marketing, Palo Alto Networks: Let me actually start wi...

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QUANTUM COMPUTING IN THE CLOUD: WHERE WE ARE TODAY QUANTUM COMPUTING IN THE CLOUD: WHERE WE ARE TODAY

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Jan 11, 2019

Quantum computing is the next generation of computing. Unlike traditional computers, these quantum computers get computing power by tapping into quantum physics. Quantum computers, in theory, are massively faster than a typical Windows 10 computer and are even faster than the most powerful supercomp...

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Cloud Transition Begets Cloud Waste CLOUD TRANSITION BEGETS CLOUD WASTE

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Jan 10, 2019

The more companies spend on cloud resources, the greater the likelihood those investments will be wasted on excess and therefore idle capacity along with the overprovisioning of infrastructure services, according to cloud optimization study.The analysis by cloud resource management specialist ParkMy...

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Cloud computing firm PodFather relocates base CLOUD COMPUTING FIRM PODFATHER RELOCATES BASE

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Jan 10, 2019

Cloud software specialist PodFather has committed its future to west Edinburgh by opening new headquarters as it looks to expand its operation and “significantly” boost headcount in 2019. The firm has relocated from its South Gyle base after a period of high growth meant it needed more s...

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Alibaba Cloud Supports Mainstream Open Source Developer Tools to Further Enhance Developers ALIBABA CLOUD SUPPORTS MAINSTREAM OPEN SOURCE DEVELOPER TOOLS TO FURTHER ENHANCE DEVELOPERS' EXPERIENCE

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Jan 09, 2019

In the cloud computing and big data era, continuous enterprise data cloudification, business development, and technical architecture evolution are bringing more complex O&M and higher costs for managing resources, applications, and data. Such constant and complex business scenario changes have r...

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Rackspace now Australian government certified RACKSPACE NOW AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT CERTIFIED

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Jan 09, 2019

The federal government has added Rackspace to its Certified Cloud Services List (CCSL), allowing the company to provide cloud services to government agencies, up to an unclassified dissemination limiting marker (DLM) level.The Rackspace DHE environment in Australia consists of three data halls in Sy...

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What is Kubernetes? Container orchestration explained WHAT IS KUBERNETES? CONTAINER ORCHESTRATION EXPLAINED

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Jan 09, 2019

Docker containers have reshaped the way people think about developing, deploying, and maintaining software. Drawing on the native isolation capabilities of modern operating systems, containers support VM-like separation of concerns, but with far less overhead and far greater flexibility of deploymen...

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How to manage machine learning models HOW TO MANAGE MACHINE LEARNING MODELS

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Jan 09, 2019

In today’s fast-paced analytics development environments, data scientists are often tasked with far more than building a machine learning model and deploying it into production. Now they’re charged with regularly monitoring, fine-tuning, updating, retraining, replacing, and jump-starting...

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Wyndham Hotels checks into the cloud WYNDHAM HOTELS CHECKS INTO THE CLOUD

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Jan 09, 2019

Consumer behavior shifts spurred by home-sharing are forcing some hoteliers to seek help from outside the hospitality sector for a fresh perspective. That's what Wyndham Hotels and Resorts CEO Geoffrey A. Ballotti had in mind when he turned to the consumer electronics industry to find CIO Scott ...

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How to Make Data Magic in the Cloud HOW TO MAKE DATA MAGIC IN THE CLOUD

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Jan 09, 2019

Cloud computing is somewhat of a magic trick. And to borrow from the movie "The Prestige," every magic trick consists of three parts.First, a magician shows you something ordinary — a bird, a coin, a deck of cards. Second, he makes this “ordinary something do something extraord...

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Marine Corps Looking for Help Migrating to Cloud MARINE CORPS LOOKING FOR HELP MIGRATING TO CLOUD

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Jan 09, 2019

The Marine Corps Systems Command sent out a request for information on January 7, looking for help in migrating applications from on-prem to commercial cloud environments. Responses are due by January 23. “The current roadmap for the Marine Corps migration to a cloud environment includes the c...

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Alibaba Cloud doubles capacity in Indonesia with second data centre ALIBABA CLOUD DOUBLES CAPACITY IN INDONESIA WITH SECOND DATA CENTRE

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Jan 09, 2019

Alibaba's cloud computing unit has opened a second data centre in Indonesia, doubling its local capacity and pushing its global coverage to 55 availability zones across 19 regions. The launch comes 10 months after the Chinese vendor announced its first site in the ASEAN market last March and is ...

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TriggerMesh brings AWS Lambda serverless computing to Kubernetes TRIGGERMESH BRINGS AWS LAMBDA SERVERLESS COMPUTING TO KUBERNETES

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Jan 09, 2019

Serverless computing's poster child software is Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Lambda. It only has one little problem: You can use it on AWS. If you're wedded to AWS, that's not a problem, but if you want to use it on another cloud platform or as part of a hybrid cloud, you're out of...

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AWS launches fully-managed document database service AWS LAUNCHES FULLY-MANAGED DOCUMENT DATABASE SERVICE

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Jan 09, 2019

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a fully-managed document database service, building the Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) to support existing MongoDB workloads. The cloud giant said developers can use the same MongoDB application code, drivers, and tools as they currently do to ...

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A Small Business A SMALL BUSINESS'S GUIDE TO THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CLOUD SERVICES

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Jan 09, 2019

Cloud services can enable more efficient use of resources in nearly every aspect of business, from the underlying technical infrastructure that supports the entire operation to mobile applications that make life easier for marketing.It's impossible to talk about optimizing business today without...

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Cloud take-up growing 32% year-on-year CLOUD TAKE-UP GROWING 32% YEAR-ON-YEAR

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Jan 09, 2019

The UK cloud market is growing faster than ever, with vendor revenues swelling by 32% in 2018, passing $250 billion for the first time, according to Synergy Research’s latest figures.The most accelerated growth happened in the IaaS and PaaS sub-sectors, with 50% growth reported apiece in just ...

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Addressing the Full Cloud Stack, Securely and Reliably ADDRESSING THE FULL CLOUD STACK, SECURELY AND RELIABLY

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Jan 08, 2019

NewCloud Networks is a cloud computing and communications provider specializing in backup-as-a-service, disaster recovery-as-a service, security as-a-service, and customized clouds based on VMware technology. Based in Denver, Colo., NewCloud also offers a wide range of virtualization services and un...

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How to work with Azure API Management HOW TO WORK WITH AZURE API MANAGEMENT

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Jan 08, 2019

One of the building blocks of cloud-native application development is the API. By providing APIs to services, cloud applications can provide common backends to many applications across many platforms. Instead of having many implementations of a billing engine or an inventory, you only need one, with...

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3 mistakes to avoid when moving to the cloud 3 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN MOVING TO THE CLOUD

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Jan 08, 2019

It seems like competition only gets tougher, customer expectations only get higher, margins only get thinner. To gain an edge, companies are moving to the cloud, with its promises of greater agility and lower cost. The cloud’s been around long enough that those who haven’t fully embraced...

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CFOs: This is How you Can Prevent Cloud Migration Disappointment CFOS: THIS IS HOW YOU CAN PREVENT CLOUD MIGRATION DISAPPOINTMENT

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Jan 07, 2019

So you expected migration to the cloud brings your organization savings but you end up spending more.You’re not alone if you’ve this experience. “When companies don’t do the necessary preparatory work, direct-match migration to the public cloud can be 10-15% more expensive th...

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What Is Cloud Based Machine Learning Services WHAT IS CLOUD BASED MACHINE LEARNING SERVICES

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Jan 07, 2019

The machine learning platform is one of the fastest growing public cloud computing services. Unlike other cloud-based services, ML and AI platforms are available through a variety of delivery models such as cognitive computing, automatic machine learning, ML model management, presentation of ML mode...

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Six Hot Cloud Computing Certifications for 2019 SIX HOT CLOUD COMPUTING CERTIFICATIONS FOR 2019

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Jan 07, 2019

Cloud computing has grown faster than expected. Today, virtual environments exist alongside container-driven microservices and serverless computing frameworks. In 2018, quite a few enterprises moved partly to cloud-native architectures. Many others are eager to shift but are hampered by a skills gap...

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Here’s How Google, Microsoft Use AI To Avert Hackers HERE’S HOW GOOGLE, MICROSOFT USE AI TO AVERT HACKERS

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Jan 07, 2019

Last year, Microsoft Corp’s Azure security team detected suspicious activity in the cloud computing usage of a large retailer: One of the company’s administrators, who usually logs on from New York, was trying to gain entry from Romania. And no, the admin wasn’t on vacation. A hack...

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How is Google Cloud Health API Powering Healthcare and Life Sciences? HOW IS GOOGLE CLOUD HEALTH API POWERING HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES?

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Jan 07, 2019

Healthcare Industry, hands down, is the most challenging one to transform.Because of the massive amount of legacy systems mixed with the high percent of sensitive, personalized and segregated data, bringing all the data together on one platform and converting it into insights that would then transfo...

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Pursuit of Recurring Revenue & Three Views of the Cloud PURSUIT OF RECURRING REVENUE & THREE VIEWS OF THE CLOUD

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Jan 03, 2019

For most No Jitter readers, the cloud represents an opportunity to change telephony business models coupled with the challenge to deliver or consume communications solutions that correspond to the cost and reliability of existing on-premises solutions. When we discuss cloud and UCaaS, we’re us...

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Why Vawlt is a next-level, security-minded cloud storage service WHY VAWLT IS A NEXT-LEVEL, SECURITY-MINDED CLOUD STORAGE SERVICE

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Jan 03, 2019

We have become dependent on the cloud. Whether it's for the likes of Google services or one of the many cloud storage providers, it's a challenge to function properly without having that connection into the great ether. If you're like me, you rely upon cloud storage for many data streams...

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5 ways to evaluate AI 5 WAYS TO EVALUATE AI'S ACCURACY

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Jan 03, 2019

After extensive modeling and the running of more than 100,000 simulations, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system was given the task of predicting the 2018 FIFA champions. The AI predicted that Spain would be the champion (28.9% probability), followed by Germany (26.3%), and Brazil (21.9%). The real...

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Microsoft Azure: Everything you need to know about Redmond MICROSOFT AZURE: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT REDMOND'S CLOUD SERVICE

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Jan 03, 2019

Microsoft Azure is a broad, ever-expanding set of cloud-based computing services that are available to businesses, developers, government agencies, and anyone who wants to build an app or run an enterprise on the internet without having to manage hardware. It has been the fastest-growing business se...

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Today TODAY'S TECHNOLOGY TRENDS THAT WILL STILL MATTER A DECADE FROM NOW

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Jan 03, 2019

Like previous years, 2018 featured a bevy of buzzword-laden technologies, but we at ZDNet are fatigued by the never-ending stream of acronyms. With that fatigue in mind, we put together a simple test for the year in technology. What technologies talked about today will actually matter in a decade? 2...

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The top 5 Linux and open-source stories of 2018 THE TOP 5 LINUX AND OPEN-SOURCE STORIES OF 2018

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Jan 03, 2019

Last year was among the best of times for Linux and open-source. It was also the worst of years. The top five Linux and open-source stories tell it all. First, last January there were a lot of exhausted and angry Linux kernel developers. That's because a fundamental chip design mistake led to Li...

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Cloud Containers: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly CLOUD CONTAINERS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

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Jan 02, 2019

In 2014, Brandon Butler—the Senior Research Analyst at IDC—published an article asking whether cloud containers were just a new buzzword or game-changing technology. The timing of the article was significant, as it was published twelve months after Docker v1.0 was first released and just...

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How IT can regain ownership of cloud computing HOW IT CAN REGAIN OWNERSHIP OF CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jan 02, 2019

At the board of directors’ meeting, the CEO is presenting the forecast for the next year. This time, he or she is discussing the use of cloud-based technology to launch a new product, including the ability to use this technology as a “force multiplier” and a platform to launch new ...

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A More Comfortable Cloud A MORE COMFORTABLE CLOUD

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Jan 01, 2019

The federal government’s comfort level with the cloud improves, due in part to standards and more offerings from commercial cloud providers.Although it is already ubiquitous in the private sector, cloud computing has had a slow adoption by the federal government. That trend is shifting, an exp...

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A Smarter Commercial Cloud A SMARTER COMMERCIAL CLOUD

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Jan 01, 2019

Heavy hitters in the commercial cloud industry, such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services, are pushing cloud-computing capabilities to what they refer to as the intelligent edge. They are connecting Internet of Things devices and mobile applications with ever-expanding cloud capabilities and t...

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Cloud Computing Enables Combat Coders CLOUD COMPUTING ENABLES COMBAT CODERS

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Jan 01, 2019

Steven Wert, recently named the U.S. Air Force’s Program Executive Officer Digital, is on a mission to fundamentally alter the service’s processes for developing and fielding software through development operations, commonly known as DevOps. The methodology merges software development an...

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What will 5G bring to industrial robotics? WHAT WILL 5G BRING TO INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS?

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Dec 28, 2018

Industrial robots are on the rise and 5G is a very hot topic in the context of industrial automation. We believe bringing both technologies together is crucial, and therefore, we have investigated robotics as a 5G use case. Let us share some insights and our ideas of the future in this field. If you...

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Is Cloud Migration The Best Solution For Businesses? IS CLOUD MIGRATION THE BEST SOLUTION FOR BUSINESSES?

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Dec 28, 2018

As businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the multiple benefits cloud computing can have in terms of efficiency and profitability, more and more businesses are moving to the cloud. Multiple surveys globally have repeatedly confirmed that the cloud-solutions work better than the on-premise sol...

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How to explain the real cost of cloud computing to your C-suite HOW TO EXPLAIN THE REAL COST OF CLOUD COMPUTING TO YOUR C-SUITE

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Dec 27, 2018

As it turns out, 56 percent of CIOs say it is very difficult to explain to C-suite peers capital expenditure or operational expenditure ins-and-outs when vying for IT budgets and approvals, according to Black Book’s 2018 Health IT Trends report. That could be bad news for cloud computing, a te...

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Cloud Native vs. Hosted: Organizational Impact CLOUD NATIVE VS. HOSTED: ORGANIZATIONAL IMPACT

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Dec 26, 2018

Contact center leaders who are looking to move their customer experience applications from on-premises technology to the cloud generally go for two main options: cloud native or cloud hosted. In my my previous No Jitter post, I looked at the basic differences between these two approaches, including ...

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Hashtag Trending – SaaS providers will grow; hybrid-cloud emerges the winner; battle for desktops HASHTAG TRENDING – SAAS PROVIDERS WILL GROW; HYBRID-CLOUD EMERGES THE WINNER; BATTLE FOR DESKTOPS

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Dec 26, 2018

As the number of cloud services and solutions continue to rise, we’re going to see subscription-based-software-as-a-Service such as Oracle and Salesforce.com, double-down on their investments in all types of business applications for the enterprise. SaaS applications will grow at an 18 per cen...

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Cloud computing: Five key business trends to look out for CLOUD COMPUTING: FIVE KEY BUSINESS TRENDS TO LOOK OUT FOR

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Dec 24, 2018

Cloud computing established itself in 2018 as an essential platform for many businesses looking to build innovative services. However, there's still progress to be made before the operating systems on the cloud can truly be seen as a business-as-normal activity. Will we get to that point in 2019...

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Cloud technology survey reveals a hybrid cloud future CLOUD TECHNOLOGY SURVEY REVEALS A HYBRID CLOUD FUTURE

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Dec 23, 2018

LogicMonitor, a hybrid cloud SaaS-based performance monitoring platform for Enterprise IT, has polled 135 cloud professionals at AWS re:Invent to explore how companies are managing their workloads in the data center and in the cloud. The survey shows more than half of respondents are engaging with m...

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AWS vs Azure: Cloud Comparison AWS VS AZURE: CLOUD COMPARISON

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Dec 22, 2018

The battle for leadership in cloud computing comes down to two players, one old guard and one new guard: Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Both firms have made massive investments in their services and continue to do so by the billions, showing this race is far from over.Synergy Research Grou...

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Serverless computing with StackPath SERVERLESS COMPUTING WITH STACKPATH'S EDGEENGINE

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Dec 21, 2018

StackPath, a company that provides secure edge services, has released StackPath EdgeEngine, a simple yet powerful serverless computing service that lets developers run code at the cloud’s edge without a server, virtual machine, or container.StackPath EdgeEngine is built on the Chrome V8 JavaSc...

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Top Reasons Why You Need To Use Cloud Mobile Apps In 2019 TOP REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO USE CLOUD MOBILE APPS IN 2019

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Dec 21, 2018

Cloud Mobile Apps are titled as one of the basic necessities for businesses nowadays especially if we think about it in regards to the upcoming years. With each passing day, more and more organizations are opting for solutions that are cloud-based or simply going for cloud-based applications.Even th...

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How to find that scarce cloud talent HOW TO FIND THAT SCARCE CLOUD TALENT

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Dec 21, 2018

You’re walking to your car from a major public cloud provider’s building that houses about 1,000 employees. You have an envelope on your windshield that looks like an invitation to a fancy wedding.Upon opening it up, you find it’s an invitation to contact a recruiter who promises a...

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What Is Google Kubernetes Engine? WHAT IS GOOGLE KUBERNETES ENGINE?

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Dec 21, 2018

Google Kubernetes Engine is a portable, open-source container-orchestration system that automates containerized application deployment and management at scale. It is a container-centric management environment that allows users to interact with their Docker container and container clusters, deploy an...

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Computing steps closer to the network COMPUTING STEPS CLOSER TO THE NETWORK'S EDGE

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Dec 21, 2018

As governments take advantage of emerging technologies such as drones and come up with new ways to leverage established tech such as GPS, the importance of edge computing becomes more apparent.Although it uses a notion of cloud computing, edge computing is different. Cloud computing consolidates man...

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Forget the FORGET THE 'CLOUD,' SOON WE’LL BE ON THE 'EDGE' WHEN IT COMES TO SMART TECH

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Dec 21, 2018

Time travel to the UK in 2025: Harry is a teenager with a smartphone and Pauline is a senior citizen with Alzheimer’s who relies on smart glasses for independent living. Harry is frustrated his favorite online game is slow, and Pauline is anxious since her health care app is unresponsive.Forbe...

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Increased automation and simplicity in multi-cloud environments INCREASED AUTOMATION AND SIMPLICITY IN MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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Dec 20, 2018

Multi-cloud has become the preferred strategy for many enterprises to drive their businesses forward. They have access to more  capabilities from multiple cloud providers than before, but they also face greater complexity in multicloud environments. How to  manage such a strategy effective...

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Moving to IaaS: Big Changes Required MOVING TO IAAS: BIG CHANGES REQUIRED

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Dec 20, 2018

There are some huge opportunities for improvements in moving enterprise services to the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud, but there are some equally daunting challenges -- both technical and operational.Demand for public cloud infrastructure, or IaaS, is expected to grow 36.8% in 2018, accor...

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Monitoring IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service with Outlyer MONITORING IBM CLOUD KUBERNETES SERVICE WITH OUTLYER

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Dec 20, 2018

IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service is a managed Kubernetes offering to deliver powerful management tools, an intuitive user experience, and built-in security and isolation to enable rapid delivery of applications—all while leveraging IBM Cloud Services, including cognitive capabilities from Watson. ...

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Amazon Web Services hints at quantum computing future AMAZON WEB SERVICES HINTS AT QUANTUM COMPUTING FUTURE

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Dec 20, 2018

Amazon Web Services has, for the first time, hinted at its interest in offering quantum computing to customers.The indication was given in a blog post praising the US Senate for passing the National Quantum Initiative Act, a unified national strategy for researching quantum information science.&ldqu...

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5 Modern Infrastructure Trends To Watch Out for in 2019 5 MODERN INFRASTRUCTURE TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2019

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Dec 20, 2018

With the enterprise and public sector accelerating the adoption, cloud has become the new norm. From the days of on-demand provisioning of compute and storage to FPGA and GPU-based infrastructure, cloud computing has come a long way. Cloud computing has almost reached the tipping point. The innovati...

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Shifting from the monolith to the cloud with microservices SHIFTING FROM THE MONOLITH TO THE CLOUD WITH MICROSERVICES

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Dec 20, 2018

Rapid application deployment is vital for companies to meet consumer demands, compete in the market and scale for the future. Quickly delivering software to support your organization across these facets is a tall order.Developers often spend their days building something new or debugging something t...

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One-fourth of corporate data now in the cloud ONE-FOURTH OF CORPORATE DATA NOW IN THE CLOUD

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Dec 20, 2018

One-fourth of corporate data is now in the cloud. It appears we've crossed the chasm when it comes to cloud, and there is growing confidence among enterprise managers that their data is safe and readily accessible from cloud providers. At the same time, there are many challenges ahead in making ...

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Sensored to death: How machine learning in the cloud will destroy all privacy SENSORED TO DEATH: HOW MACHINE LEARNING IN THE CLOUD WILL DESTROY ALL PRIVACY

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Dec 19, 2018

In late October, I had the privilege of moderating a panel on the subject of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Unbound Miami, a boutique (but excellent) trade show that specializes in showcasing disruptive technologies such as cryptocurrency and blockchain. The show and the panel was h...

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Microsoft to release a native desktop virtualization service for Windows 10 MICROSOFT TO RELEASE A NATIVE DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION SERVICE FOR WINDOWS 10

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Dec 19, 2018

Microsoft Corp. will introduce a native virtualization service for Windows 10 as part of an upcoming operating system release slated to arrive next year.The technology, which the company detailed today, is set to ship under the name Sandbox. It will enable users to safely open unknown or suspicious ...

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Acquiring the Right Cloud Skills Will Be Major Challenge for IT in 2019 ACQUIRING THE RIGHT CLOUD SKILLS WILL BE MAJOR CHALLENGE FOR IT IN 2019

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Dec 19, 2018

As the rate at which applications are being either built on or shifted into the cloud accelerates, it’s become clear that IT organizations will need to more aggressively either develop new skills internally or recruit IT professionals that already have them. Recruiting that talent, however, is...

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United States Cloud Computing Market 2018 Growth, Development Analysis and Precise Outlook UNITED STATES CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET 2018 GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT ANALYSIS AND PRECISE OUTLOOK

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Dec 19, 2018

Recently Published market study “Cloud Computing In The United States” in-depth analysis of the market state and also the competitive landscape.Cloud Computing in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size ...

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Oracle introduces hybrid cloud solution – for its own cloud ORACLE INTRODUCES HYBRID CLOUD SOLUTION – FOR ITS OWN CLOUD

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Dec 19, 2018

I’m beginning to understand why Thomas Kurian left Oracle to try and right the foundering ship that is Google Cloud Platform. He reportedly butted heads with the boss (that would be Larry Ellison) over a desire to make Oracle products more readily available on competitive cloud platforms, and ...

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Attackers are using cloud services to mask attack origin and build false trust ATTACKERS ARE USING CLOUD SERVICES TO MASK ATTACK ORIGIN AND BUILD FALSE TRUST

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Dec 19, 2018

Security experts love talking up the importance of trusted websites. Google's dominant Chrome browser—which has held about two-thirds of the browser market share all year—emphasized the importance of this with its lock icon, indicating that traffic was encrypted. It's a useful he...

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How Blockchain Can Be A Huge Complementary Tool To IoT HOW BLOCKCHAIN CAN BE A HUGE COMPLEMENTARY TOOL TO IOT

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Dec 19, 2018

IoT has immense potential and wide-spread applicability in areas such as smart infrastructure planning, healthcare, environmental monitoring, agriculture and home serviceable smart devices.However, the risk of data hijacking and potential abuse is a challenge that needs to be addressed in order to e...

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Microsoft Australia increases Azure cloud pricing MICROSOFT AUSTRALIA INCREASES AZURE CLOUD PRICING

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Dec 19, 2018

Microsoft Australia will increase Azure prices by eight per cent as of 1 January 2019, according to an email sent to local partners and seen by ARN.This is not unexpected as Microsoft had already announced similar changes in New Zealand, which saw prices increase nine per cent from 1 December, as re...

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How New AWS Announcements Will Shape 2019 HOW NEW AWS ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL SHAPE 2019

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Dec 19, 2018

AWS re:Invent 2018 brought us an abundance of product releases, strategic partnership announcements, and breaking cloud news! We sat down with Joe Kinsella, Vice President and CTO at CloudHealth by VMware, and Milin Desai, Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services at VMware to discuss re:...

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How New AWS Announcements Will Shape 2019 HOW NEW AWS ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL SHAPE 2019

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Dec 19, 2018

AWS re:Invent 2018 brought us an abundance of product releases, strategic partnership announcements, and breaking cloud news! We sat down with Joe Kinsella, Vice President and CTO at CloudHealth by VMware, and Milin Desai, Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services at VMware to discuss re:...

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Industrial IoT, fog-networking groups merge to gain influence INDUSTRIAL IOT, FOG-NETWORKING GROUPS MERGE TO GAIN INFLUENCE

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Dec 19, 2018

Looking to hasten the adoption of all things edge computing, fog and Industrial Internet of Things, the OpenFog Consortium (OFC) and the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) are combining forces.The IIC membership, which includes Cisco, Juniper and Microsoft, looks to transform business and society ...

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Indian Firms Scouting For Cloud-Like Experience On Premises: Dell EMC INDIAN FIRMS SCOUTING FOR CLOUD-LIKE EXPERIENCE ON PREMISES: DELL EMC

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Dec 18, 2018

Cloud adoption is undoubtedly growing very fast in India — but the running costs, coupled with the desire to have data on premises with a Cloud-like feel, is also driving Indian enterprises towards owning a multi-Cloud experience, says Rajesh Janey, President and Managing Director, India Enter...

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Managing the Next Wave of IT disruption MANAGING THE NEXT WAVE OF IT DISRUPTION

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Dec 18, 2018

When cloud computing first began disrupting traditional IT over 10 years ago, who would have imagined millions of clouds would soon follow? According to industry experts, that is exactly where the industry is heading. The next wave of digital disruption will store and analyze data at the edge and in...

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The 2 most important cloud resolutions you should make THE 2 MOST IMPORTANT CLOUD RESOLUTIONS YOU SHOULD MAKE

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Dec 18, 2018

Remember your 2018 New Year’s resolutions? Some happened but most did not. Still, the advent of the new year is useful for taking inventory and figuring out new ways forward and changing for the good.So, what about your cloud computing strategy and technology roadmap for the new year? Chances ...

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Cloud Computing For Small Businesses: What You Need To Know CLOUD COMPUTING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Dec 18, 2018

Cloud computing has existed since the dawn of the internet, but only in recent years has it become a household term. Anyone who has touched a computer, tablet or smartphone over the last decade is regularly using cloud services.Whenever we scroll through Facebook or Twitter, watch streaming videos, ...

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How to migrate your apps from Azure Container Service HOW TO MIGRATE YOUR APPS FROM AZURE CONTAINER SERVICE

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Dec 18, 2018

Signaling another victory for Kubernetes in the container orchestration marketplace, Microsoft recently announced that it will retire its Azure Container Service in January 2020. ACS users are being encouraged to move their distributed infrastructures across to Microsoft’s newer Azure Kubernet...

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Cloud Computing Process - How to Leverage It CLOUD COMPUTING PROCESS - HOW TO LEVERAGE IT

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Dec 18, 2018

Did you know that most businesses and individuals are opting towards using the cloud computing process? Most of the big names on the internet such as Microsoft, Google and Amazon are some of the companies benefiting from the cloud. They are offering a wide range of services to the consumers and ente...

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Cloud Computing: Complexity Crisis Brewing for Enterprises Using Cloud Computing CLOUD COMPUTING: COMPLEXITY CRISIS BREWING FOR ENTERPRISES USING CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 18, 2018

The cloud makes It and computing simple right?  No infrastructure to manage. No upgrades. Crank it up or crank it down based on your needs.  The cloud is supposed to make computing efficient and easy.The problem is that for most medium to large sized companies that have started to buy into...

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Accenture Details Challenges Facing Feds in IT Modernization ACCENTURE DETAILS CHALLENGES FACING FEDS IN IT MODERNIZATION

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Dec 18, 2018

A new report by Accenture shows that many federal agencies still struggle in their efforts to modernize their information technology systems despite the progress they have made as they have yet to adopt new approaches such as cloud computing, digital platforms and agile software development.The comp...

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Nokia and Telenor Group launch cloud-native core solution in Scandinavia to prepare for 5G NOKIA AND TELENOR GROUP LAUNCH CLOUD-NATIVE CORE SOLUTION IN SCANDINAVIA TO PREPARE FOR 5G

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Dec 17, 2018

Nokia and Telenor Group have joined forces to launch a new cloud-native core solution in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.Based on Nokia AirGile, technology, including the AirFrame data centre and Cloud Packet Core, the technology aims to drive network efficiency in Scandinavia.Nokia says the deployment w...

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Oracle Cloud Native Framework brings a holistic cloud native solution to developers ORACLE CLOUD NATIVE FRAMEWORK BRINGS A HOLISTIC CLOUD NATIVE SOLUTION TO DEVELOPERS

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Dec 17, 2018

Oracle Cloud Native Framework is the first cloud native platform of its kind, providing managed cloud services and on-premises software while offering a wealth of new services on the existing Oracle Cloud Infrastructure across applications, provisioning, and analytical verticals. We talked to Bob Qu...

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3 experts predict what’s coming in 2019: Microservices, serverless, and more 3 EXPERTS PREDICT WHAT’S COMING IN 2019: MICROSERVICES, SERVERLESS, AND MORE

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Dec 17, 2018

2018 has certainly been a year. As the days grow shorter, we can’t help but look forward to a brand new 2019 and all the amazing tech trends in store for us. Today, we chat with three experts to see their predictions for the tech world in the new year, including the bright future of microservi...

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Oracle Revenue Flat as Push to Bolster Cloud Business Continues ORACLE REVENUE FLAT AS PUSH TO BOLSTER CLOUD BUSINESS CONTINUES

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Dec 17, 2018

Oracle Corp. ORCL -1.87% reported flat revenue for its latest quarter, a result better than what Wall Street had been expecting, as the software giant made progress in a piece of its struggling cloud business.Analysts have been looking for signs of whether Oracle could energize its cloud-computing b...

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Which Cloud Solution Is Best For Your Web App Development WHICH CLOUD SOLUTION IS BEST FOR YOUR WEB APP DEVELOPMENT

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Dec 17, 2018

Storing data can now be classified as one of the main priorities in all fields. In the last two decades, there has been an unparalleled rise in mobile as well as computer users. It doesn't matter if your business is small or large-scale, the main aim here is to thrive on data and make an accessi...

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How To Ensure Successful Azure Cloud Migrations HOW TO ENSURE SUCCESSFUL AZURE CLOUD MIGRATIONS

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Dec 17, 2018

Companies that move some or all of their IT infrastructure, workloads, and applications to the cloud are more agile, can work more efficiently and can reduce costs, but Azure cloud migrations can be problematic. Without careful research and detailed planning, many companies find the transition diffi...

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Importance of Cloud Computing and Why You Should Use it IMPORTANCE OF CLOUD COMPUTING AND WHY YOU SHOULD USE IT

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Dec 15, 2018

In Article 1 of the cloud computing series, we discussed its importance. Now, we will try to understand what made cloud technology so successful and why you should use it?Before we proceed, let’s brief ourselves with some more details about the cloud. IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS are the 3 major categ...

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Hybrid Cloud Analytics: Plan for These Challenges HYBRID CLOUD ANALYTICS: PLAN FOR THESE CHALLENGES

blog article

Dec 14, 2018

Moving to a hybrid cloud analytics model can help you remove analytics roadblocks, but today's new data environment can introduce new problems because it is so complex. Being aware of these issues is the first step to overcoming them. As big data gets bigger, more diverse, and more dispersed, en...

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2019 cloud security predictions 2019 CLOUD SECURITY PREDICTIONS

blog article

Dec 14, 2018

The smart attack era is upon us. Learn how AI, machine learning, IT process automation and a bit of common sense will help our cloud security. Cloud security faced significant challenges in 2018, as did other technological areas involving confidential data. According to an article by cloud data secu...

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IBM IBM'S AI PREDICTIONS: TRUSTED AI, QUANTUM COMPUTING TAKE CENTER STAGE IN 2019

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Dec 14, 2018

In 2018, artificial intelligence (AI) researchers made breakthroughs in accelerating machine learning training, anticipating cybersecurity attacks, and eliminating bias. The year 2019 promises to take society from today's "narrow" AI to a new era of "broad" AI, where develope...

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Cloud Computing – All You Need To Know CLOUD COMPUTING – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Dec 14, 2018

Cloud computing is the future of IT, and its systems are structured for business and research purposes. It is swiftly becoming a standard for tech companies to access infrastructure, software or hardware resources, with enabling businesses to use apps from 3rd party companies that are being stored o...

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How Tinder creates better matches using AWS image recognition technology HOW TINDER CREATES BETTER MATCHES USING AWS IMAGE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY

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Dec 14, 2018

Speaking during AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas last month, Tom Jacques, VP of engineering at Tinder explained how it is using the deep learning-powered AWS Rekognition service to identify user's key traits by mining the 10 billion photos they upload daily."The challenges we face are in understa...

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PyText builds on PyTorch for language recognition PYTEXT BUILDS ON PYTORCH FOR LANGUAGE RECOGNITION

blog article

Dec 14, 2018

Facebook has open-sourced its PyText project, a machine learning library for natural language processing (NLP) intended to make it easier to put together both experimental projects and production systems.PyText, built with Facebook’s existing PyTorch library for machine learning and used inter...

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Cloud first to cloud smart: 3 tips to smooth the transition CLOUD FIRST TO CLOUD SMART: 3 TIPS TO SMOOTH THE TRANSITION

blog article

Dec 13, 2018

As the government moves from cloud first to cloud smart, agencies must get their arms around some basic elements to make sure their continued shift to the cloud is both cost-effective and secure. This may mean reconsidering how to think about the cloud, improve security and leverage acquisition opti...

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Businesses Seek Out a New Calculus for Public Cloud BUSINESSES SEEK OUT A NEW CALCULUS FOR PUBLIC CLOUD

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Dec 13, 2018

Not long ago, cloud computing was a trendy new concept, with some observers predicting that on-premises data centers would disappear completely as the cost of public cloud resources continued to spiral downward.Those days are largely over. Public cloud prices have stabilized, and many organizations ...

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Overcoming the Cloud Security Compliance Conundrum OVERCOMING THE CLOUD SECURITY COMPLIANCE CONUNDRUM

blog article

Dec 13, 2018

The growing demand for increased business agility and cost reductions in relation to IT infrastructure and applications is not a new agenda item for C-level executives. It has, however, remained a priority topic in 2018.Compliance with various regulations and cloud security requirements has expanded...

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The Advantages, Risks, and Inevitability of Edge Computing THE ADVANTAGES, RISKS, AND INEVITABILITY OF EDGE COMPUTING

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Dec 13, 2018

Once held in high regard as groundbreaking and revolutionary, the introduction of the cloud resulted in companies migrating their services and technology from in-house data stores to more centralized third-party data centers. The world of technology grows, expands, and changes more quickly than most...

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Continuous Compliance Eases Cloud Adoption for Financial Services Firms CONTINUOUS COMPLIANCE EASES CLOUD ADOPTION FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES FIRMS

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Dec 12, 2018

Last month, I spoke during the Innovation Showcase at the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) Fall Summit. The goal was to update this group of high-level security professionals on a continuous compliance managed services solution that helps solve the cloud complianc...

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Why Cloud Hosting is Better Option for Business? WHY CLOUD HOSTING IS BETTER OPTION FOR BUSINESS?

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

Nowadays, creating a presence for your existing business or a new online venture is more affordable than ever before – mainly thanks to affordable cloud hosting solutions and content management systems which have made it possible for anyone to own a website. But what is cloud hosting and why i...

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Juniper CTO talks cloud, high-speed networking JUNIPER CTO TALKS CLOUD, HIGH-SPEED NETWORKING

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

Cloud computing is changing everything – just ask Juniper CTO Bikash Koley.Along with that notion Koley says that there are a number of certainties about the future of building out large cloud infrastructures: Multicloud is a real inflection point for enterprises and service providers; there w...

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Microsoft is readying a consumer Microsoft 365 subscription bundle MICROSOFT IS READYING A CONSUMER MICROSOFT 365 SUBSCRIPTION BUNDLE

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Dec 12, 2018

Microsoft is working on a new subscription bundle aimed at consumers, which looks to be named "Microsoft 365 Consumer." The coming bundle will be the consumer-focused complement to Microsoft's existing Microsoft 365 subscription bundle for business users.A couple of recent Microsoft jo...

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The rise of Kubernetes epitomizes the transition from big data to flexible data THE RISE OF KUBERNETES EPITOMIZES THE TRANSITION FROM BIG DATA TO FLEXIBLE DATA

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

Kubernetes is not exactly under the radar technology. Kubecon, the main event for Kubernetes in the US, has been sold out for a while. People such as Sarah Wells, technical director for Operations and Reliability at The Financial Times, comment on its phenomenal growth as a sign the technology is &q...

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​Bitnami Kubernetes Production Runtime released ​BITNAMI KUBERNETES PRODUCTION RUNTIME RELEASED

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

If you want to use a safe third-party container, smart people know they should turn to Bitnami. This company packages, deploys, and maintains applications in virtually any format for any platform. Now, at KubeCon in Seattle, Bitnami announced its Kubernetes release: Bitnami Kubernetes Production Run...

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How Big Data Analytics Will Transform UC Migrations HOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS WILL TRANSFORM UC MIGRATIONS

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

We’re all familiar with how the Space Race in the ‘60s and ‘70s led to many unintended technology breakthroughs for a range of non-related industries, including satellite TV, textiles, and transport. There are more recent examples of technologies jumping across industries, such as ...

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Cloud as the Foundation for Enterprise growth – R U Ready for the Cloud? CLOUD AS THE FOUNDATION FOR ENTERPRISE GROWTH – R U READY FOR THE CLOUD?

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

The cloud hype is over, and cloud computing is adopted within the enterprise landscape. Forrester explains in a December 2018 update that already 60% of North American Enterprises rely on public cloud infrastructures. Forrester predicts that for 2019 cloud spending will soar, as companies race to ra...

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Google will shut down Fusion Tables GOOGLE WILL SHUT DOWN FUSION TABLES

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

Google is shutting down its Fusion Tables cloud service, a Google Drive option that offered an easy way to create online visualizations, especially maps. Google announced today that the service will end on Dec. 3, 2019, and "maps using the Fusion Tables Layer in the Maps JavaScript API v3.37 wi...

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5 cloud security trends to watch in 2019 5 CLOUD SECURITY TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

The majority of enterprises have moved critical workloads to the cloud, with providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform vying for market share. However, many businesses remain unclear on which parties are responsible for which elements of cloud security, acc...

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Looking forward to the future of cloud computing LOOKING FORWARD TO THE FUTURE OF CLOUD COMPUTING

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

Imagine a world where anyone in your organisation can source computing capacity automatically and use this resource to run technology-led projects that will help disrupt your business for the better. That’s the vision for the development of cloud computing during the next decade. Movement towa...

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What cloud computing is doing for emerging markets WHAT CLOUD COMPUTING IS DOING FOR EMERGING MARKETS

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

Software development is starting up in countries previously unassociated with information technology, providing an opportunity for economic growth in emerging markets. The breadth, power and scope of cloud computing has changed the way we think about information technology and the next generation of...

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NAB looks at moving core banking to the public cloud NAB LOOKS AT MOVING CORE BANKING TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

The National Australia Bank (NAB) is diving head first into its public cloud-first strategy, making plans to not only shift a few hundred apps to Amazon Web Services (AWS), but also to consolidate all of its information into a single, real-time data lake as it lays the foundation for sending core ba...

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​LG CNS partners with Megazone Cloud in public cloud ​LG CNS PARTNERS WITH MEGAZONE CLOUD IN PUBLIC CLOUD

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

LG CNS has partnered with Megazone Cloud, South Korea's largest public cloud vendor, to expand its cloud business, the company announced.Megazone Cloud, an AWS Premier Partner, boasts around 900 customers with revenue of 220 billion won (US$195 million), the largest for a public cloud firm in So...

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Kubernetes etcd data project joins CNCF KUBERNETES ETCD DATA PROJECT JOINS CNCF

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

How do you store data across a Kubernetes container cluster? With etcd. This essential part of Kubernetes has been managed by CoreOS/Red Hat. No longer. Now, the open-source etcd project has been moved from Red Hat to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).What is etcd? No, it's not what h...

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Report: Cloud companies are paying for a growing share of internet infrastructure REPORT: CLOUD COMPANIES ARE PAYING FOR A GROWING SHARE OF INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

Online service providers (OSPs) are paying for a relatively small but growing share of the world's internet infrastructure, a new study shows. The results make sense: As cloud service providers like Amazon Web Services take on greater enterprise demand, and as content providers like Facebook han...

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NSF Looks to Cloud to Accelerate Scientific Research NSF LOOKS TO CLOUD TO ACCELERATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

The National Science Foundation supports scientists in Antarctica who conduct research on biology, climate change, geology and astrophysics. NSF was also instrumental in serving as a bridge between ARPANET and the internet. From cyberspace to the farthest reaches of the earth, the agency pursues its...

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The Top Cloud Computing Trends to Follow in 2019 THE TOP CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS TO FOLLOW IN 2019

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

Enterprise computing has evolved a lot in recent years with new trends constantly arising. Keeping up with said trends is essential to successful enterprise computing. Attending conferences and following news helps IT professionals prepare for what comes. It’s also helpful to check in with sol...

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Create your cloud code installer with CNAB and Duffle CREATE YOUR CLOUD CODE INSTALLER WITH CNAB AND DUFFLE

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

When you build code, you need to deliver it in a way it installs and runs with as little friction as possible. That’s easy in the traditional application world, where you can target an installer at the end of a build, delivering your code to repositories, stores, and system and service managem...

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The private cloud is now a peripheral to the public cloud THE PRIVATE CLOUD IS NOW A PERIPHERAL TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

No matter if you’re looking at Microsoft’s Azure Stack, Amazon Web Services’s Outpost, or Google's Kubernetes Engine (GKE) on premises, that emerging pattern is the same: placing an on-premises version of a pubic cloud’s cloud services that runs on hardware in the data ce...

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A Cloud Native Banking Transformation is Upon Us A CLOUD NATIVE BANKING TRANSFORMATION IS UPON US

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

Last week IBM and Thought Machine announced a partnership that brings together two very different, but highly complementary companies to transform the banking industry as we know it.Banks across the globe are facing multiple levels of market disruption, including everything from rising customer expe...

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Magellan Health goes cloud-first to modernize IT MAGELLAN HEALTH GOES CLOUD-FIRST TO MODERNIZE IT

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

It didn't take long for Srini Koushik to realize he had a long road ahead of him when he joined Magellan Health as CIO and CTO in 2016. The $7.3 billion company, which doubles as a pharmacy benefits manager and provider of services for people with conditions ranging from ADHD to autism, was like...

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Microsoft to stop supporting its Azure Container Service in January 2020 MICROSOFT TO STOP SUPPORTING ITS AZURE CONTAINER SERVICE IN JANUARY 2020

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Dec 10, 2018

Microsoft will cease supporting its Azure Container Service (ACS) as of January 31, 2020, officials revealed last week. ACS is being replaced by Microsoft's Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS), which the company introduced in 2017. Microsoft's ACS for developing, deploying and maintaining contai...

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ST Telemedia to build another Singapore data centre amidst growing cloud demand ST TELEMEDIA TO BUILD ANOTHER SINGAPORE DATA CENTRE AMIDST GROWING CLOUD DEMAND

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) has unveiled plans to build its seventh and largest data centre in Singapore, as it looks to meet growing demand for cloud computing services in the region.With construction slated to begin early-2019, the five-storey facility will have a gloss floor area o...

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Employers: we EMPLOYERS: WE'LL BOOST PAY, AND EVEN SOME TRAINING, FOR CLOUD COMPUTING SKILLS

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Cloud computing was supposed to alleviate many of the headaches associated with running applications and systems -- particularly when it comes to administration and maintenance. However, recent data shows employers are still scrambling to find people with the talent and skills to oversee cloud envir...

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SAP provides partners free access to its cloud platform SAP PROVIDES PARTNERS FREE ACCESS TO ITS CLOUD PLATFORM

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Enterprise software vendor SAP is providing its partner network with free access to its cloud platform, offering testing, demonstration and development licensing services.The open platform-as-a-service (PaaS) acts as a single framework for partners to build and extend on existing SAP solutions.The n...

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Avoiding The Pitfalls Of DIY Public Cloud Management AVOIDING THE PITFALLS OF DIY PUBLIC CLOUD MANAGEMENT

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Despite evidence demonstrating do-it-yourself (DIY) public cloud management is a bad idea, some enterprises persist in attempting to manage their clouds without help. A few years ago, a cloud management services vendor published a list of reasons why organizations choose DIY public cloud management ...

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Avaya Gets Jiggy With Public Cloud AVAYA GETS JIGGY WITH PUBLIC CLOUD

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Avaya has taken the covers off a new delivery model for its unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) offering and contact center as service (CCaaS) solutions, showing it’s serious about public cloud. Introduced today, delivery is available through a new Avaya storefront that reflects the si...

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Pivotal Function Service promises serverless programming on any cloud PIVOTAL FUNCTION SERVICE PROMISES SERVERLESS PROGRAMMING ON ANY CLOUD

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Taking the Function-as-a-Service trend to its logical conclusion, Pivotal has a new open source platform available for developer to use, working on any cloud as an open product.  Pivotal Function Service (PFS for short) offers developers and organizations a united platform to run their entire b...

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Rising Usage of Cloud Computing to Drive Cloud Analytics Market RISING USAGE OF CLOUD COMPUTING TO DRIVE CLOUD ANALYTICS MARKET

blog article

Dec 07, 2018

The vast rise in adoption of cloud-based applications and services across the enterprise sector has been allowing the promising expansion of the global cloud analytics market and is likely to drive the market in the years ahead as well, states TMR Research in a recent market research report. The rep...

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How to become a transformative enterprise in the cloud HOW TO BECOME A TRANSFORMATIVE ENTERPRISE IN THE CLOUD

blog article

Dec 07, 2018

Cloud computing isn’t a technology problem solved by moving workloads out of private data centers and into public clouds. As cloud guru Bernard Golden puts it, “What you need to really take advantage of cloud computing is a complete rethink of your approach to IT.” Yet even this de...

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The path to cloud security goes through integration THE PATH TO CLOUD SECURITY GOES THROUGH INTEGRATION

blog article

Dec 07, 2018

The cloud security problem is not really a problem any more. Indeed, we have the best security technology in the public clouds these days, and in some cases it’s better than what’s in the on-premises systems that are no longer receiving the R&D spending love.So, if security is so goo...

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How Will Federal Cloud Use Evolve in 2019? HOW WILL FEDERAL CLOUD USE EVOLVE IN 2019?

blog article

Dec 07, 2018

It was a banner year for federal cloud adoption. Cloud services contract obligations were expected to increase by about 32 percent in fiscal year 2018, reaching an all-time high of about $6.5 billion, according to an analysis by Bloomberg Government.Meanwhile, according to Ashley Mahan, acting direc...

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Capital One CAPITAL ONE'S 'ALL-IN' CLOUD STRATEGY IS MUCH MORE THAN A TECH DECISION

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Dec 07, 2018

Everyone's "going to the cloud" these days, but few are likely getting the full benefits from the move. "What you need to really take advantage of cloud computing is a complete rethink of your approach to IT," declared Capital One Vice President of Cloud Strategy Bernard Gold...

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Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud RETHINKING DISASTER RECOVERY FOR THE CLOUD

blog article

Dec 06, 2018

On September 4, 2018, a cooling problem in a data center created an outage for Microsoft Azure cloud that impacted companies across the south central United States. “Azure was down for most of one business day,” said one IT professional. “Though we’re a nationwide company, al...

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Cloud Architecture and Cloud Computing Trends in 2019 CLOUD ARCHITECTURE AND CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS IN 2019

blog article

Dec 06, 2018

The tech game has changed! With the dawn of the internet, the advances in computing and software development anyone can access the world’s best technology while sitting at his/her kitchen table. Almost all enterprises, small or big – doesn’t matter, seems to have shifted their focu...

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15 most in-demand cloud computing jobs 15 MOST IN-DEMAND CLOUD COMPUTING JOBS

blog article

Dec 06, 2018

Cloud computing has become a key part of enterprise digital transformation strategy, with cloud services projected to become a $300 billion business by 2021. As the cloud begins to dominate the business landscape, job seeker and employer interest in positions related to cloud computing has also incr...

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How the Cloud Can Help Future-Proof Your Small Business HOW THE CLOUD CAN HELP FUTURE-PROOF YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Dec 06, 2018

Today’s technology landscape is moving ahead at lightning speed, and failing to keep up means possibly giving up a competitive edge. For small to medium-sized businesses without vast amounts of IT and financial resources, the speed of change and adoption can feel intimidating. Luckily, there&r...

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Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 61: Use Cases for Cloud at the Edge, with Matt Caulfield CLOUD UNFILTERED, EPISODE 61: USE CASES FOR CLOUD AT THE EDGE, WITH MATT CAULFIELD

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Dec 06, 2018

This is the finale of our entirely unintentional three-part series on cloud computing at the edge. In Episode 59 we learned about StarlingX—OpenStack’s new cloud-at-the-edge project. In Episode 60 we heard all about the mission and methods of the OpenStack Edge Computing Group. Now we wr...

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Federal IT leaders report advances in cloud adoption for critical services FEDERAL IT LEADERS REPORT ADVANCES IN CLOUD ADOPTION FOR CRITICAL SERVICES

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Dec 05, 2018

As federal agencies move beyond the “Cloud First” era of the prior administration and toward what White House officials now call a “Cloud Smart” approach, a new study suggests federal IT executives appear increasingly well-positioned to capitalize on cloud adoption and the un...

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Software AG Cloud Simplifies Cloud Computing SOFTWARE AG CLOUD SIMPLIFIES CLOUD COMPUTING

blog article

Dec 05, 2018

Software AG recently unveiled its next-gen Software AG Cloud -- an open, enterprise-grade cloud platform that helps build, test, deploy, and manage everything, starting from simple apps to intricate, cloud-enabled enterprise and IoT applications. The solution is an agile one-stop shop for 'all t...

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AWS Launches Ground Station, a Satellite Managed Data System AWS LAUNCHES GROUND STATION, A SATELLITE MANAGED DATA SYSTEM

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Dec 05, 2018

Amazon Web Services, Inc. recently launched AWS Ground Station -- a new service that makes it cost-effective as well as easy for customers to download data from satellites into AWS Global Infrastructure Regions via a fully managed network of 12 ground station antennas located across the globe. After...

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Choosing Between Microsoft Dynamics CRM Cloud and On-Premise CHOOSING BETWEEN MICROSOFT DYNAMICS CRM CLOUD AND ON-PREMISE

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Dec 05, 2018

The customer is always correct, and this CRM tool from Microsoft both on-premises and in the cloud will ensure it remains that way. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) has become a necessity today as businesses, whether it’s small or big, has realised the significance of better relations wi...

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Software licensing: The blind spot in public cloud costs SOFTWARE LICENSING: THE BLIND SPOT IN PUBLIC CLOUD COSTS

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Dec 05, 2018

Over the last five years, as enterprise IT teams have implemented better cloud governance, they have moved from “cloud bill shock” to actively managing and optimizing their public cloud spend. In fact, the RightScale 2018 State of the Cloud Report found that optimizing cloud costs is the...

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3 Considerations When Choosing a Cloud Security 3 CONSIDERATIONS WHEN CHOOSING A CLOUD SECURITY

blog article

Dec 05, 2018

Most small banks and credit unions simply can’t afford a $250,000-a-year cyberthreat hunter or security researcher. Many are lucky if they have a full-time IT support person on staff, let alone one with specialized security certifications and expertise.EY’s Global Information Security Su...

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Docker, Microsoft unveil deployment standard for cloud-native apps DOCKER, MICROSOFT UNVEIL DEPLOYMENT STANDARD FOR CLOUD-NATIVE APPS

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Dec 05, 2018

Microsoft and Docker have jointly announced a new project to create “an open-source, cloud-agnostic specification for packaging and running distributed applications,” according to Microsoft’s press notes.A Cloud Native Application Bundle (CNAB), as it’s called, provides a sta...

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How Cloud Computing Can Reinvent Enterprise Imaging HOW CLOUD COMPUTING CAN REINVENT ENTERPRISE IMAGING

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Dec 04, 2018

While doctors and nurses are still the driving force behind delivering excellent care, technology is playing an increasingly important role. And it’s not just new devices or robotics that are disrupting healthcare. The evolution is being propelled by software and AI that are central to everyth...

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Docker, Microsoft unveil deployment standard for cloud-native applications DOCKER, MICROSOFT UNVEIL DEPLOYMENT STANDARD FOR CLOUD-NATIVE APPLICATIONS

blog article

Dec 04, 2018

Microsoft and Docker have jointly announced a new project to create “an open-source, cloud-agnostic specification for packaging and running distributed applications,” according to Microsoft’s press notes.A Cloud Native Application Bundle (CNAB), as it’s called, provides a sta...

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Google Cloud vs AWS: How Do The Two Cloud Providers Compare? GOOGLE CLOUD VS AWS: HOW DO THE TWO CLOUD PROVIDERS COMPARE?

blog article

Dec 04, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leading public cloud provider by a country mile, but before taking the plunge and opting for the market leader, be sure to take a look at the Google Cloud Platform and perform a Google Cloud vs AWS analysis. You may be surprised to find that Google Cloud offers multi...

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10 predictions for the data center and the cloud in 2019 10 PREDICTIONS FOR THE DATA CENTER AND THE CLOUD IN 2019

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Dec 04, 2018

It’s that time of year again, where vacations are planned, going to the mall looks like something out of “Braveheart,” package theft from doorsteps is rampant, and people try their best not to offend. In other words, it’s Christmastime.This leads to an inevitable tradition of...

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Where Is Cloud.Gov Headed in 2019? WHERE IS CLOUD.GOV HEADED IN 2019?

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Dec 04, 2018

The General Services Administration is considering having an outside vendor partner take over the management of cloud.gov. Cloud.gov is a Platform as a Service offering that allows users to build applications in the cloud without having to create their own cloud environments. In a request for inform...

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Introduction to the Ultimate Data Storage – Cloud Computing INTRODUCTION TO THE ULTIMATE DATA STORAGE – CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 03, 2018

In the current age, everything we do involves technology. New innovations and technologies have not just improved our life, but have become a way of our life. Among these trending technologies, some notable ones are cryptocurrencies or the Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and several others. But...

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What WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE CLOUD?

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Dec 03, 2018

What's the best approach to moving to the cloud? According to Rob Howe, IT director at Guinness World Records (GWR), it's to tread very carefully. Rather than rushing into cloud-led digital transformation, he believes CIOs should evaluate workloads, find partners and -- only then -- think ab...

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​Kubernetes ​KUBERNETES' FIRST MAJOR SECURITY HOLE DISCOVERED

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Dec 03, 2018

Kubernetes has become the most popular cloud container orchestration system by far, so it was only a matter of time until its first major security hole was discovered. And the bug, CVE-2018-1002105, aka the Kubernetes privilege escalation flaw, is a doozy. It's a CVSS 9.8 critical security hole....

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Like it or not, Adobe Creative Cloud has a monopoly on our muscle memory LIKE IT OR NOT, ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD HAS A MONOPOLY ON OUR MUSCLE MEMORY

blog article

Dec 03, 2018

I tried. I really did. But at the final hour, muscle memory won out over frugality and semi-righteous indignation. Even though I promised myself I wouldn't, I signed up for yet another year of Creative Cloud.I have been cranky ever since Adobe moved Creative Cloud to mandatory subscription. It&#...

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Greater collaboration between Accenture and ServiceNow to mean more innovation in Europe GREATER COLLABORATION BETWEEN ACCENTURE AND SERVICENOW TO MEAN MORE INNOVATION IN EUROPE

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Dec 03, 2018

With disruption roiling virtually every industry, companies have recognized they need to digitally transform their business to remain relevant and grow. That transformation will necessarily not be the same for any two companies because every company is different. However, while companies’ spec...

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4 ways IBM has embraced an open, hybrid multicloud approach 4 WAYS IBM HAS EMBRACED AN OPEN, HYBRID MULTICLOUD APPROACH

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Dec 03, 2018

Most companies are just getting started on their cloud journey.They’ve maybe completed 10 to 20 percent of the trek, with a focus on cost and productivity efficiency, as well as scaling compute power. There’s a lot more though to unlock in that remaining 80 percent: shifting business app...

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How Are You Comparing The Big Three Cloud Providers? HOW ARE YOU COMPARING THE BIG THREE CLOUD PROVIDERS?

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Dec 03, 2018

Compiling a cloud services comparison is challenging in the rapidly-evolving cloud industry. There are thousands of cloud services, dozens of cloud service providers, and numerous Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers offerings pay-as-you-go pricing models—each frequently changing and u...

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5 ways 5G can support government 5 WAYS 5G CAN SUPPORT GOVERNMENT

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Dec 03, 2018

The next great technology enablement platform for government is about to become reality. 5G technology will improve network connectivity by delivering lower latency, improved battery life and the ability for networks to handle more data. Here are five ways we expect 5G to impact government agencies....

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Increasing Trends Towards Cloud Computing To Bolster Global Telecom Cloud Market INCREASING TRENDS TOWARDS CLOUD COMPUTING TO BOLSTER GLOBAL TELECOM CLOUD MARKET

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Nov 30, 2018

In the past few years, telecom industry has been hampered by the drop in the land line industry all over the globe. Cloud computing is considered as a critical source of development for telecom administrators seeing sluggish development in conventional services. It even bolster telecom services to i...

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Amazon launches patient data-mining service to assist docs AMAZON LAUNCHES PATIENT DATA-MINING SERVICE TO ASSIST DOCS

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Nov 30, 2018

Amazon this week announced its latest data analytics product, one aimed at scouring unstructured data within electronic medical records (EMRs) to offer up insights that physicians can use to better treat patients.Amazon's new Comprehend Medical AWS cloud service is a natural-language processing ...

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H5 Data Centers Continues to Expand, Targeting Regional Growth Markets H5 DATA CENTERS CONTINUES TO EXPAND, TARGETING REGIONAL GROWTH MARKETS

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Nov 30, 2018

The growing adoption of cloud computing and digital content means more data in more places. This trend is creating opportunities for data center providers that extend beyond the traditional business hubs to regional cities, which are in growth mode and a little less crowded.Among the companies targe...

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AWS, Red Hat move to shore up hybrid cloud environments AWS, RED HAT MOVE TO SHORE UP HYBRID CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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Nov 30, 2018

Two more signs it’s a hybrid cloud world: This week, Red Hat, in the process of being bought by IBM, acquired a startup that specializes in managing storage across multi-cloud environments. And Amazon launched a raft of hybrid storage services, as well as a service that allows customers to run...

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How to use FreeFileSync to back up your cloud directories HOW TO USE FREEFILESYNC TO BACK UP YOUR CLOUD DIRECTORIES

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Nov 30, 2018

If you're like me, you have a number of cloud services syncing to and from your desktop. Also, you might not always trust that those cloud service providers will always have reliable copies of your data. To that end, I always back up cloud directories to either network-attached drives or locally...

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Cloud native: Application development at the speed of business CLOUD NATIVE: APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT AT THE SPEED OF BUSINESS

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Nov 29, 2018

Many organizations have hit a wall when it comes to achieving new kinds of value from their cloud strategies. That’s usually because they have only taken the first step into the cloud—migrating old apps and functionality onto a cloud platform. It worked for a while. However, unlocking th...

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Gains ARM Support on AWS RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX GAINS ARM SUPPORT ON AWS

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Nov 29, 2018

Red Hat has updated its Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system to run on ARM systems atop Amazon EC2 A1 instances, giving business users more options for running their critical workloads. The new Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for ARM Amazon Machine Images (AMI) that enable the new capabilities ...

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AWS joins the blockchain party AWS JOINS THE BLOCKCHAIN PARTY

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Nov 29, 2018

Amazon Web Services announced two cloud-based services for organizations that want to create and manage scalable blockchain networks.While both use distributed ledger technology, one service -- Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) -- uses a trusted central authority, while the other -- Amazon Manag...

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SaaS Security: Securing Zenoss in a SaaS World SAAS SECURITY: SECURING ZENOSS IN A SAAS WORLD

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Nov 29, 2018

As enterprise IT organizations evaluate cloud-based services, security can be a primary concern — both in terms of the security of the customer data associated with the application as well as the potential for breaches of the customer’s IT environment. Zenoss takes a comprehensive approa...

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AI and machine learning – how soon will it be key to a learning health system? AI AND MACHINE LEARNING – HOW SOON WILL IT BE KEY TO A LEARNING HEALTH SYSTEM?

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Nov 29, 2018

AI and machine learning are heralded as technologies of great hope for the future of healthcare, but an industry expert has pushed back against the hype, predicting that they will not be fully seeded into industry practice anytime soon. Speaking at the recent Wild Health Summit in Sydney, Macquarie ...

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AWS adds blockchain and time-series databases AWS ADDS BLOCKCHAIN AND TIME-SERIES DATABASES

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Nov 28, 2018

Amazon has spent more than a decade trying to free itself of Oracle’s “one database to rule them all” approach, something Amazon snidely calls “clunky” and “old guard.” Not content to unshackle just itself, Amazon has announced a series of database introduct...

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AWS piles on the machine learning services AWS PILES ON THE MACHINE LEARNING SERVICES

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Nov 28, 2018

Amazon has unveiled a boatload of new machine learning services for AWS. The new offerings include AI services for developers, models and algorithms for Amazon SageMaker, automatic data labeling and reinforcement learning services, and AWS-optimized versions of TensorFlow and other familiar machine ...

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AWS Targets Easier IoT Deployments AWS TARGETS EASIER IOT DEPLOYMENTS

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Nov 28, 2018

This week at its re:Invent user event in Las Vegas, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced four new services designed to make it easier for businesses to build Internet of Things (IoT) applications and take action on the data generated at the edge.AWS already has a bevy of IoT services, including an op...

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Red Hat Bolsters Hybrid Cloud Management with NooBaa Buy RED HAT BOLSTERS HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT WITH NOOBAA BUY

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Nov 28, 2018

As hybrid cloud and multicloud use by businesses grows, Red Hat is moving to broaden its data management services by acquiring NooBaa, a startup that offers software to help businesses manage data across hybrid and multicloud infrastructures. NooBaa, which was founded in 2013 in Israel, helps compan...

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The AI-powered enterprise is a workplace revolution THE AI-POWERED ENTERPRISE IS A WORKPLACE REVOLUTION

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Nov 28, 2018

A quarter-century into the digital revolution, it’s a truism that “data is the new oil.” Few understand the real implications of that statement, however, nor how much data is replicating the story of oil: From an important adjunct to business, data is increasingly steering business...

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Why Google Cloud’s new boss will fail like the old boss WHY GOOGLE CLOUD’S NEW BOSS WILL FAIL LIKE THE OLD BOSS

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Nov 27, 2018

For years, Google Cloud Platform has built more geewizardy-type services than anyone else, leading the other cloud providers in things like AI. It has also done the best job of building impressive open source communities like Kubernetes and TensorFlow. And yet Google Cloud Platform remains a distant...

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How to avoid Cyber Monday stress in your cloud systems HOW TO AVOID CYBER MONDAY STRESS IN YOUR CLOUD SYSTEMS

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Nov 27, 2018

Did your cloud application, retail or not, make it through Cyber Monday? Most did fine, but some found that a lack of architecture and the lack of enabling technology led to some stressful hours.
Today, cloud-based applications that had had as many as 10,000 users a day are now up to 50,000 u...

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Real-Time Data Solutions Will Transform the Data Center Industry in 2019 REAL-TIME DATA SOLUTIONS WILL TRANSFORM THE DATA CENTER INDUSTRY IN 2019

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Nov 26, 2018

Today, we are living in a world where everything around us is connected, from our devices to our vehicles to the everyday technology that powers the way we live. In fact, digital transformation efforts like the Internet of Things (IoT) are already taking nearly every industry by storm with the intro...

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Mass data fragmentation requires a storage rethink MASS DATA FRAGMENTATION REQUIRES A STORAGE RETHINK

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Nov 26, 2018

Companies are experiencing a growing problem of mass data fragmentation (MDF). Data is siloed and scattered all over the organization — on and off premises — and businesses are unable to use the data strategically.When data is fragmented, only a small portion of it is available to be ana...

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Hyperconvergence Not just for specific workloads anymore HYPERCONVERGENCE NOT JUST FOR SPECIFIC WORKLOADS ANYMORE

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Nov 26, 2018

Hyperconvergence has come a long way in a relatively short time, and enterprises are taking advantage of the new capabilities.Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) combines storage, computing and networking into a single system; hyperconverged platforms include a hypervisor for virtualized computing, ...

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Why an open approach to the cloud suits your business best WHY AN OPEN APPROACH TO THE CLOUD SUITS YOUR BUSINESS BEST

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Nov 26, 2018

Cloud computing can involve an array of technical solutions from a series of vendors. As we've seen in our earlier blog posts, the cloud encompasses a series of cloud types - such as applications, infrastructure and platforms - across a range of operating models, including private, public, hybri...

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NSF Partners With Internet2 Consortium for Cloud Computing Research Effort NSF PARTNERS WITH INTERNET2 CONSORTIUM FOR CLOUD COMPUTING RESEARCH EFFORT

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Nov 26, 2018

Internet2, a nonprofit networking consortium, has partnered with the National Science Foundation for a project aimed at studying the use of commercial cloud services for science and engineering research.The two organizations will seek proposals for the Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science ef...

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DHS Sees Value in Cloud Shift as It Consolidates Data Centers DHS SEES VALUE IN CLOUD SHIFT AS IT CONSOLIDATES DATA CENTERS

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Nov 26, 2018

Department of Homeland Security officials have, in the past, cited the operational efficiencies and cost savings of moving to the cloud. The cloud shift also represents an opportunity for DHS to rationalize its data storage strategy. The Office of Management and Budget’s new “Cloud Smart...

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DISA Seeks Network Upgrades Ahead of Pentagon’s Cloud Move DISA SEEKS NETWORK UPGRADES AHEAD OF PENTAGON’S CLOUD MOVE

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Nov 26, 2018

The Defense Information Systems Agency is planning major upgrades to the Pentagon’s classified and unclassified networks, according to twosolicitations released Nov. 15. The move represents a key technical milestone that will enable the department’s shift to cloud computing.DISA may issu...

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5 FAQs About The Azure Expert MSP Audit 5 FAQS ABOUT THE AZURE EXPERT MSP AUDIT

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Nov 26, 2018

Completing a third-party audit is time-consuming and can be challenging, but it is worth it. To become the most trusted Managed Service provider, you need to not only prove your customers are successful but also obtain industry accreditations such as passing the Azure Expert MSP Audit. Not sure wher...

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IoT and Cloud Computing – The Future is here IOT AND CLOUD COMPUTING – THE FUTURE IS HERE

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Nov 23, 2018

Internet of things, or IoT, is a technologically advanced concept where sensor data from a range of devices and platforms are integrated into an intuitive platform to improve the Quality of Experience (QoE) for end users. IoT is estimated to generate more than 500 zettabytes of data per year by 2019...

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The era of RAAS is here google cloud robotics platform to go live in 2019 THE ERA OF RAAS IS HERE GOOGLE CLOUD ROBOTICS PLATFORM TO GO LIVE IN 2019

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Nov 23, 2018

Back in 2010, James Kuffner, coined the term “cloud robotics” while working at Google. Since then years have gone by and Google has since tested various cloud robotics efforts, and is going full-bore in 2019 with the launch of the Google Cloud Robotics Platform for developers. Details of...

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Cloud computing comes of age as the foundation for enterprise digital transformation CLOUD COMPUTING COMES OF AGE AS THE FOUNDATION FOR ENTERPRISE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Nov 21, 2018

Last year Forrester predicted that cloud computing would radically accelerate enterprise transformation everywhere. After a decade of powering small and medium business success -- and giving disruptive companies the tools and technologies they needed to compete head on with the world's largest f...

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Will Cloud Computing Kill Open Source Development? WILL CLOUD COMPUTING KILL OPEN SOURCE DEVELOPMENT?

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Nov 21, 2018

Redis changed the licensing of some of their enterprise modules to be licensed under the Apache 2.0+ Common Clause. These modules cannot be used as stand-alone commercial SAAS. This was specifically aimed at cloud providers.The surrounding controversy has raised an issue that has been lurking in the...

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The fusion of artificial intelligence and cloud computing THE FUSION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND CLOUD COMPUTING

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Nov 21, 2018

Probably there is no such industry where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has not been a part of. Ranging from healthcare to travel and tourism, we all have witnessed how AI is transforming all fields giving ease of life to every individual. This growth is driving genuine change wherein the overall spen...

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Workday CIO on tackling SaaS debt and sprawl WORKDAY CIO ON TACKLING SAAS DEBT AND SPRAWL

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Nov 21, 2018

Being the CIO of a cloud ERP provider is a unique balancing act. As the first customer of your company’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering, you must help drive the company’s flagship forward, but you also must support the technical needs of the organization as a whole.That’s wh...

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Air Force Pushes Ahead on Its Mobile and Cloud Initiatives AIR FORCE PUSHES AHEAD ON ITS MOBILE AND CLOUD INITIATIVES

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Nov 21, 2018

The Air Force began an experiment last month at 20 out of its 187 bases to test its Enterprise IT as a Service model and use commercially owned and operated IT services at those bases to learn and adjust before transitioning to the rest of the service branch 2020. That is a major undertaking, the go...

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The Benefits Of Using Cloud Computing At Your Business THE BENEFITS OF USING CLOUD COMPUTING AT YOUR BUSINESS

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Nov 20, 2018

Cloud computing allows your business to store its data on secure internet-based servers. This affords your business many benefits when compared to storing and accessing your data through in-house servers. Here are some of the greatest benefits of using cloud-based computing for your business. There ...

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How to avoid the coming cloud integration panic HOW TO AVOID THE COMING CLOUD INTEGRATION PANIC

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Nov 20, 2018

You are trying to get an end-of-quarter report out and you’re having some trouble. It seems that while sales are recorded on a public cloud system, inventory is recorded on an on-premises system. You need to combine both data stores for the report, and you have no way of doing so. How was this...

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Cloud Computing Multi-cloud Solutions Transform the Face of IT CLOUD COMPUTING MULTI-CLOUD SOLUTIONS TRANSFORM THE FACE OF IT

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Nov 20, 2018

Multi-cloud’ is just that.  It is the use of more than a single cloud for business solutions.  The clouds used could be Private, Hybrid or Public cloud components.A report by VirtueStream/Forrester found that 86 percent of businesses say that they already are using multiple cloud ven...

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3 Recommendations For Cloud Security 3 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CLOUD SECURITY

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Nov 20, 2018

Security is often cited as a concern for organizations who are migrating to the public cloud, but the belief that the public cloud is not secure is a myth. In fact, the leading public cloud service providers have built rigorous security capabilities to ensure that your applications, assets, and serv...

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Building The Next Generation Of AWS Partner Generated Billing BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF AWS PARTNER GENERATED BILLING

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Nov 20, 2018

Partners around the world are becoming an integral part of an ongoing transformation. As companies move to the cloud, CloudHealth’s partner community has helped drive technology transformations across thousands of managed service customers.As our partners have built those deeper customer relat...

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Industrial edge computing for the automotive industry INDUSTRIAL EDGE COMPUTING FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

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Nov 20, 2018

Edge computing will play a key enabling role in the fourth industrial revolution. The automotive industry and other manufacturing industries already have use cases that make them very likely to be early adopters of distributed cloud technology. Augmented Reality (AR) and Machine Learning (ML) will p...

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5 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2019 5 ENTERPRISE CLOUD STRATEGY TRENDS FOR 2019

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Nov 19, 2018

Cloud computing has become the de facto platform for fueling digital transformations and modernizing IT portfolios. Companies are increasingly finding business agility or cost savings by renting software through vendors such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and Google. In fact, most enterpris...

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Datadog Monitors Serverless Applications in AWS With New Integration DATADOG MONITORS SERVERLESS APPLICATIONS IN AWS WITH NEW INTEGRATION

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Nov 19, 2018

Datadog can now monitor serverless applications on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Lambda serverless platform. The new capability is enabled by an integration between Datadog’s hybrid cloud monitoring platform and AWS’ X-Ray distributed tracking and tracing system.Serverless architectur...

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Google, Second Fiddle in Cloud Computing, Needs a New Tune GOOGLE, SECOND FIDDLE IN CLOUD COMPUTING, NEEDS A NEW TUNE

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Nov 17, 2018

Google’s new cloud boss is used to being the underdog, and that’s fitting for the role he’s stepping into at one of the world’s most powerful corporations. The Alphabet Inc. unit has been trying for years — halfheartedly, at least until recently — to leverage its ...

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IBM reinforces enterprise multicloud growth with automation tools, ServiceNow expansion IBM REINFORCES ENTERPRISE MULTICLOUD GROWTH WITH AUTOMATION TOOLS, SERVICENOW EXPANSION

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Nov 16, 2018

IBM is looking to make it easier for customers to move to multicloud environments by adding automation tools to its cloud services, and the company is extending its relationship with cloud migration specialists ServiceNow. The driving idea behind both moves is to help customer simplify what can be a...

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Gotcha pricing from the cloud pushes workloads back on premises GOTCHA PRICING FROM THE CLOUD PUSHES WORKLOADS BACK ON PREMISES

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Nov 16, 2018

A new survey by cloud software vendor Nutanix finds that most firms are embracing the hybrid model, but few have actually achieved it. And many are shifting their workloads back on premises because of cloud costs.This was Nutanix’s first global Enterprise Cloud Index, so it doesn’t have ...

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Former Oracle Exec Thomas Kurian Replaces Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene FORMER ORACLE EXEC THOMAS KURIAN REPLACES GOOGLE CLOUD CEO DIANE GREENE

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Nov 16, 2018

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene is leaving the company and will be replaced by Thomas Kurian, a former top Oracle executive.Kurian will join Google Cloud on Nov. 26 and transition into a leadership role in early 2019. Green will remain CEO through January 2019.Google hired Greene, a former CEO and co-...

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Alibaba Cloud Launches Serverless, Interactive Query Service ALIBABA CLOUD LAUNCHES SERVERLESS, INTERACTIVE QUERY SERVICE

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Nov 15, 2018

Alibaba Cloud launched a Data Lakes Analytics (DLA) service to simplify they way customers analyze data stored in the cloud. DLA is a severless, interactive query service hosted on the cloud platform that derives insights from customers’ cloud storage data in data lake scenario.A data lake is ...

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Amazon Awarded Patents For Cryptography And Distributed Data Storage AMAZON AWARDED PATENTS FOR CRYPTOGRAPHY AND DISTRIBUTED DATA STORAGE

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Nov 15, 2018

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published two patents awarded to E-commerce and cloud computing giant Amazon.The two patents, one in digital signatures and another in distributed data storage, were published on November 13, 2018. The first patent focuses on a signature delegation te...

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Cloud Computing Relentless Shift of Resources from On-Premise to Cloud CLOUD COMPUTING RELENTLESS SHIFT OF RESOURCES FROM ON-PREMISE TO CLOUD

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Nov 14, 2018

The move to cloud computing is on.  Today 19 percent of IT budget is spent on cloud computing.  By 2022, Gartner expects that percentage to grow to 28 percent.  The biggest segment of IT cloud spending will be application software — 40 percent of spending on applications in 2022...

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Fix your data before you move it to the cloud FIX YOUR DATA BEFORE YOU MOVE IT TO THE CLOUD

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Nov 13, 2018

Data seems to be a forgotten component of a good system architecture. In cloud migrations, I’m often taken back how the data that was bad on-premises is worse in the cloud.What does bad data look like? Poor data structures, redundant data, no single source of truth, and security and compliance...

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Cisco fuses SD-WAN, security and cloud services CISCO FUSES SD-WAN, SECURITY AND CLOUD SERVICES

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Nov 13, 2018

Looking to help customers batten down the edge, Cisco is marrying its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) software with security features while boosting support for cloud services. Many times SD-WAN customers have been forced to choose between adding more security to their SD-WAN at the e...

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Amazon Could Boost Washington Influence With Addition of Hub AMAZON COULD BOOST WASHINGTON INFLUENCE WITH ADDITION OF HUB

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Nov 13, 2018

Placing one of its new headquarters in northern Virginia would expand an already significant inside-the-Beltway presence for Amazon.com Inc., which has more than a dozen federal lobbying firms working on its behalf and whose chief executive, Jeff Bezos, owns The Washington Post.The online retailer&r...

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Serverless and edge disruptors for clouds SERVERLESS AND EDGE DISRUPTORS FOR CLOUDS

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Nov 13, 2018

The cloud business is very much dominated by Amazon, Microsoft and Google, although there are many more regional, niche or smaller cloud providers. The push towards edge and serverless computing mean many technical changes for cloud services. It can also change the market, and offer opportunities to...

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12 ways Azure beats AWS 12 WAYS AZURE BEATS AWS

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Nov 12, 2018

Amazon Web Services is an amazing constellation of products, but it’s far from the only game in the cloud world. Microsoft realized long ago that the future of enterprise computing lies in the cloud and it has been investing heavily in owning a piece of this market. The number of products sitt...

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Cloud platform for targeted television advertising CLOUD PLATFORM FOR TARGETED TELEVISION ADVERTISING

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Nov 12, 2018

For years, broadcasting advertisers have struggled to reach more targeted demographics. It’s been increasingly difficult to find narrower audiences—for which broadcasters can charge a premium price—and then move that entire process across multiple media companies. Sure, advertisers...

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Expanding the Cloud – The Second AWS GovCloud (US) Region, AWS GovCloud (US-East) EXPANDING THE CLOUD – THE SECOND AWS GOVCLOUD (US) REGION, AWS GOVCLOUD (US-EAST)

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Nov 12, 2018

Today, I'm happy to announce that the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region, our 19th global infrastructure Region, is now available for use by customers in the US. With this launch, AWS now provides 57 Availability Zones, with another 12 zones and four Regions in Bahrain, Cape Town, Hong Kong SAR, and ...

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5 ways cloud computing will change in the next year 5 WAYS CLOUD COMPUTING WILL CHANGE IN THE NEXT YEAR

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Nov 12, 2018

No longer a brand new technology, cloud computing is entering its "young adult years," according to a Forrester report. The cloud does not function simply as a temporary server anymore, with innovative analytics, machine learning, messaging, Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, and datab...

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How to transform your corporate culture to embrace cloud HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR CORPORATE CULTURE TO EMBRACE CLOUD

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Nov 12, 2018

This is the third blog post in a series on cloud adoption and transformation following the release of The Cloud Adoption Playbook. Read Moe Abdula’s introduction to the series and insights from Ndu Emuchay on how to overcome cloud adoption and digital transformation challenges to learn more.Ev...

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Don’t make your cloud migration a house of cards DON’T MAKE YOUR CLOUD MIGRATION A HOUSE OF CARDS

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Nov 09, 2018

I’m often taken aback by the number of mistakes IT made with on-premises traditional systems that it’s now replicating in the cloud. If you have a cruddy applications design or overall architecture and relocate it the cloud, you end up with cruddy IT assets that are now in the cloud. Fac...

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YotaScale puts predictive analytics into cloud ops YOTASCALE PUTS PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS INTO CLOUD OPS

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Nov 08, 2018

Tackling increased complexity in the cloud space, startup YotaScale offers a predictive-analytics-driven platform for optimizing and managing cloud application operations.The YotaScale Platform offers insights into cloud operations, so IT can take changing application needs into account. Services in...

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The battle of the health clouds THE BATTLE OF THE HEALTH CLOUDS

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Nov 08, 2018

At a recent event, I witnessed a panel discussion featuring senior executives from top tech firms discussing their plans for healthcare. They were steadfast in their belief that health care is going to be disrupted by the big cloud tech providers, which led the moderator to call it the battle of the...

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Cisco-AWS marriage simplifies hybrid-cloud app development CISCO-AWS MARRIAGE SIMPLIFIES HYBRID-CLOUD APP DEVELOPMENT

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Nov 08, 2018

Cisco and Amazon Web Services (AWS) will soon offer enterprise customers an integrated platform that promises to help them more simply build, secure, and connect Kubernetes clusters across private data centers and the AWS cloud.The new package, Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on AWS, combines C...

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Which cloud performs better, AWS, Azure or Google? WHICH CLOUD PERFORMS BETTER, AWS, AZURE OR GOOGLE?

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Nov 08, 2018

Most IT professionals select cloud providers based on price or proximity to users, but network performance should also be considered. Because as we see in a new report from ThousandEyes, the underlying network architecture of the big cloud providers can have a significant impact on performance. And ...

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Reltio launches industry’s first business user data quality confidence indicator RELTIO LAUNCHES INDUSTRY’S FIRST BUSINESS USER DATA QUALITY CONFIDENCE INDICATOR

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Nov 07, 2018

Reltio, the provider of modern master data management for customer 360, today announced its newest release, version 2018.3 of Reltio Cloud that introduces the industry’s first Data Quality Confidence Indicator for business users and includes enhancements for data connectivity and self-service ...

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How to get your company to handle the cloud truth HOW TO GET YOUR COMPANY TO HANDLE THE CLOUD TRUTH

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Nov 06, 2018

As a technologist, I can get the cloud technology to work. Always. But the ability to change the culture to adapt to cloud technology is what’s hard, and, in some cases, impossible. It’s important to understand your own culture and what changes need to be made around the adoption of clou...

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Edge vs cloud computing which is the best investment? EDGE VS CLOUD COMPUTING WHICH IS THE BEST INVESTMENT?

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Nov 05, 2018

Proactive investing requires making choices that often demand a level of conviction about a decision many years ahead of its time.For Australian ultra high net worth (UHNW) investors – many of whom invest in fintech in California, Boston, Berlin or Shanghai and heavy IT infrastructure via priv...

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The future of cloud interconnects THE FUTURE OF CLOUD INTERCONNECTS

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Nov 05, 2018

There are three types of applications; applications that manage the business, applications that run the business and miscellaneous apps.A security breach or performance related issue for an application that runs the business would undoubtedly impact the top-line revenue. For example, an issue in a h...

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Cloud Computing Top Risk for Businesses CLOUD COMPUTING TOP RISK FOR BUSINESSES

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Nov 05, 2018

Cloud security is the top concern among executives, according to Gartner’s Emerging Risks Report.  Among the top five business risks, other risks cited that are related to security include cyber security disclosure and GDPR compliance. For Gartner’s latest quarterly Emerging Risks R...

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The ‘born in the cloud’ advantage is real, but not absolute THE ‘BORN IN THE CLOUD’ ADVANTAGE IS REAL, BUT NOT ABSOLUTE

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Nov 02, 2018

You often see companies, especially new ones, state that they are “born in the cloud.” But what does that mean? It means that the company was founded at a time where all of its IT assets have always been and are currently in the cloud. It has never owned physical servers or understands w...

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6 tools to conquer multicloud management 6 TOOLS TO CONQUER MULTICLOUD MANAGEMENT

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Nov 02, 2018

Life changed for programmers and operations teams when the cloud arrived. Instead of waiting weeks, months, and sometimes more than a year for new hardware to be purchased and provisioned, the cloud of servers makes it possible to get a new idea up and running in seconds with just a click or three.A...

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How cloud technologies can help the entertainment industry fight Cyberattacks HOW CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES CAN HELP THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FIGHT CYBERATTACKS

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Nov 01, 2018

The media and entertainment industry is no stranger to cyberattacks. It started with the Sony Pictures Entertainment breach in 2014 where 40 gigabytes of sensitive company data, including private emails, were stolen and posted online. Let’s also not forget that last year when Netflix refused t...

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Managed Kubernetes AWS vs. Azure vs. Google Cloud MANAGED KUBERNETES AWS VS. AZURE VS. GOOGLE CLOUD

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Nov 01, 2018

No doubt about it, Kubernetes is hot. By all indications, the open-source project created by Google, and now shepherded by the CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation), has won the war for container orchestration dominance. Would-be competitors such as Mesosphere and Docker Inc. have adopted Kuberne...

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Why Apple’s Siri is already an enterprise product WHY APPLE’S SIRI IS ALREADY AN ENTERPRISE PRODUCT

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Nov 01, 2018

Apple's voice-activated digital assistant, Siri, has come in for more than its share of criticism that it has fallen behind other voice assistants in some ways. Critics don’t seem to understand that Apple’s voice assistant is an enterprise product. This is what happens when you use a...

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4 Reasons Why You Should Care That IBM Just Made the Biggest Software Acquisition Ever 4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CARE THAT IBM JUST MADE THE BIGGEST SOFTWARE ACQUISITION EVER

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Oct 31, 2018

On October 28, IBM announced a deal to acquire Red Hat, the largest distributor of the popular open-source operating system Linux, as the New York Times reported. The deal, estimated by BusinessWeek as costing $33 billion, positions IBM -- one of America’s most venerable technology companies -...

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IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud IBM TO MOVE WATSON HEALTH TO A HYBRID CLOUD

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Oct 31, 2018

After announcing plans to acquire open source software provider Red Hat this week, IBM now plans to move its Watson Health cognitive services to a hybrid cloud model.Watson, the IBM supercomputer that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze natural language and perform data analytics, has been ...

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Cloud hosting is the secure solution you CLOUD HOSTING IS THE SECURE SOLUTION YOU'VE BEEN SEEKING

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Oct 31, 2018

Business managers are sometimes concerned that a move to the cloud involves a loss of control. What used to be kept in-house is now stored on someone else's servers.That shift can represent a big leap of faith for managers who work in small businesses, especially those who are not tech-savvy. Wh...

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