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IT Rationalization: Take Control of Your Software

Article | April 17, 2020

Your organization’s ever-growing software needs may feel like a bottomless pit. To continually feed those needs, you can end up taking steps that lead to software bloat: overbuying an inventory of applications that are spread out all over the place, distributed via loosely managed deployment formats. The provisioning nightmares, training, and license compliance issues that follow are like an indigestion keeping you up at night. All this bloat causes confusion, and unnecessary IT workload. Just think about the sunken costs and lack of ability to generate business intelligence! So, what can you do? One cannot simply toss out years of effort and unplug existing software without giving some thought to the matter.

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How 5G will change cloud computing

Article | February 12, 2020

A technology that has more misinformation around it than anything I have seen before. Much of this bad data is focused on cloud computing.The reality is that it will take a while to roll out 5G. We need to upgrade our phones, cell towers, network devices, and more, and that will not happen overnight. Moreover, the dollars it will require will not be easily extracted from most enterprises.Of course, there are many predictions about how cloud computing will change in a 5G world, most of which are dead wrong. Tech pundits are calling for 5G to light edge computing on fire and take share away from the public clouds. Both will grow rapidly.Any technology change, including 5G, will transform the use of other technologies along with cloud computing. However, what is likely to change is not as disruptive as most 5G fanboys think. Here are two ways 5G will change cloud computing.First, cloud access will spread everywhere. We have bandwidth deserts out there in mostly rural, less populated areas, where access to the Internet is non-existent or sub-10Gb/s down, with 1Gb/s up. You cannot do much with that as a business connected to an IaaS cloud provider; data transfer latency will just be too high. 5G holds the promise of eliminating bandwidth deserts and freeing business now in rural, underserved areas to leverage cloud computing, and thus expand the cloud computing market with 5G.

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AWS tags US$235 million to expand its cloud infrastructure in Latin America

Article | February 10, 2020

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is raising its stake on cloud computing infrastructure in Latin America. Proof of this is that the IT company will use R$1 billion (around US$235 million) to expand its data center in Sao Paulo. These millions will be used for its Data Processing Center located in that part of Brazil. In addition, a portion of these US$235 million will also be used to increase the services it offers to both public and private parties.The move gives reason to suggest that AWS is upping the ante in the future of startups and tech in the region that rely on cloud services to develop their own products.It launched its cloud center in Brazil in 2011 but it’ll be getting some beefing up thanks to these funds. Moreover, AWS has two Edge networks in São Paulo and two in Rio de Janeiro. As well as one in each of the following cities: Bogotá (Colombia), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Santiago (Chile).The objective of all of this is to be the region’s prime provider of cloud infrastructure and beat out its competition AKA, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft’s Azure.

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HOW TO MAKE HYBRID CLOUD AND MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENT MORE EFFECTIVE

Article | February 27, 2020

Today, almost every company across diverse industries leverage some kind of cloud infrastructure for efficient business. Cloud computing now has become mainstream as most organizations’ IT ecosystems adopt public and private cloud, alongside traditional IT practices. Moreover, many businesses also believe the hybrid cloud environment will assist them in addressing the challenges of these distinct infrastructures.As a wide array of cloud offerings available in the market, companies are often left besieged with conflicting pressures, ranging from cost management and security to vendor lock-in concerns. However, easing these challenges requires a grave step that several organizations are investing in when they plan for cloud adoption and that is a robust cloud governance model based on a wary assessment of long-term needs.Many businesses around the world are now realizing the importance of a multi-cloud strategy, and its demand is increasing rapidly. In a 2017 State of the SaaS-Powered Workplace report, companies use an average of 16 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) apps, where 73 percent of businesses believed over 80 percent of their apps will be SaaS by 2020.

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"Core is a trusted customer-centric technology consulting organization dedicated to transforming IT experiences and delivering value to its clients. Core has 15 offices across the northeast and Midwest US, and employs a team of IT consultants and engineers that work to Envision, Execute, and Empower our clients by offering design, implementation, and on-going support services. Core takes a vendor agnostic approach to Data Center, Collaboration, Security and Compliance, Cloud and Managed Services, and Staffing Services. Core has over 2,500 active customers across industries including, healthcare, education, financial services, gaming, and manufacturing."

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