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    CLOUD ACADEMY LAUNCHES NEW TOOLS TO AIM TO CLOSE THE CLOUD SKILLS GAP

    Oct 17, 2018

    The skills gap has been a thorn in cloud computing’s side for longer than many in the industry would care to remember. Cloud Academy hopes to create a change in mindset with its latest release.The training company has announced the launch of Cloud Roster and Cloud Catalog, two products which a...

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    CLOUD ACADEMY GUIDE WILL HELP MATCH SKILLS WITH BUSINESS NEEDS

    Oct 17, 2018

    The Cloud Academy has launched two benchmarking tools to help match cloud talent and skills with the needs of businesses, ensuring firms trying to become more digital savvy have the resources they need.Comprising Cloud Roster and Cloud Catalog, the tools use data to identify holes in business skills...

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    HOW CLOUD IMPLEMENTATION IS BRINGING BENEFITS TO DEVELOPERS

    Oct 16, 2018

    Now that the cloud has gained high momentum in the technology industry, the mystery of its popularity is no longer much of a mystery – its speed and ability to scale are what make the cloud an attractive option for businesses. With its elasticity, cloud provides organisations with the capacity...

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    ORACLE CODE ONE EXPANDS SUPPORT FOR DEVELOPERS

    Oct 16, 2018

    To support and empower the developer community, Oracle Code One will take place alongside Oracle OpenWorld on October 22 to 25 at Moscone West in San Francisco. Oracle's premier event for developers has expanded to include more languages, technologies and developer communities. Oracle Code One w...

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    IBM LAUNCHES OPEN CLOUD AND AI TOOLS AIMED AT RADICAL SIMPLICITY FOR BUSINESSES

    Oct 15, 2018

    CLOUD WARS -- As business leaders begin betting their companies on a surging range of cloud and AI technologies, IBM plans to leapfrog its tech competitors by offering new tools that simplify and streamline the management of those complex technologies regardless of which cloud or AI vendor provides ...

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    HOW BLOCKCHAIN REVENUE WILL REACH $10.6 BILLION IN 2023

    Oct 15, 2018

    More CIOs and CTOs are looking for digital transformation and smart technology solutions to their line of business leader innovation requirements. Blockchain and related distributed ledger technologies are already making an impact outside of the finance and insurance space from which they emerged.Pr...

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    WIKILEAKS PUBLISHES THE LOCATION OF AMAZON’S DATA CENTERS

    Oct 12, 2018

    The controversial publisher WikiLeaks has released what it calls a “highly confidential internal document” from the cloud computing provider Amazon Web Services (AWS). The document is from late 2015, and lists the addresses and some operational details of more than 100 AWS data centers s...

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    HOW HYBRID CLOUD STRATEGY CAN HELP PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS DATA

    Oct 12, 2018

    For many businesses, the idea of putting your business data entirely on a public cloud is an idea that’s immediately appealing in its simplicity. Unfortunately, this approach isn’t without its own risks. No solution is perfect, and even the most popular cloud solutions are vulnerable to ...

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    GOOGLE BUMPS UP ENTERPRISE CLOUD NETWORKING

    Oct 11, 2018

    Google kicked off its Cloud Next London event today with a huge services dump that includes several new enterprise cloud networking capabilities. Two important ones are container-native load balancing and a managed network address translation (NAT) service called Cloud NAT.NAT is a way to remap one ...

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    IBM CHALLENGES PENTAGON’S $10 BILLION CLOUD COMPUTING EFFORT DAYS BEFORE BIDS ARE DUE

    Oct 10, 2018

    IBM is challenging the Defense Department’s decision to turn to a single provider for its $10 billion departmentwide cloud computing infrastructure, a company executive said Wednesday. The latest legal issue to complicate the Pentagon’s plans has come days before bids are due.An executiv...

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    HUAWEI LAUNCHES MACHINE LEARNING MICROCHIPS TO POWER NEW AI STRATEGY

    Oct 10, 2018

    Huawei has unveiled an AI strategy and a portfolio of supporting products built on two new microchips, which the telecoms giant claims are the world's first AI IP and chip series designed for a full range of deployment scenarios. The Ascend 310 is designed for the low-power computing needs of sm...

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    GOOGLE BOWS OUT OF PENTAGON’S $10 BILLION CLOUD-COMPUTING RACE

    Oct 09, 2018

    Google will not compete for a $10 billion opportunity to build the Defense Department’s cloud-computing infrastructure, the company said Tuesday, saying the project could conflict with its corporate values regarding the use of artificial intelligence. The contract, known as the Joint Enterpris...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD EXEC LAMENTS DELAYED ENTERPRISE FOCUS AND CHASING COMPETITION IN FAREWELL POST

    Oct 09, 2018

    Former Google Cloud product management lead Amir Hermelin has said the company’s two biggest mistakes were spending too much time chasing Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure – and taking too long to realise the value of the enterprise market. Hermelin, who had been on Google&rs...

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    NOW A $20M BUSINESS, GREEN CLOUD IS HELPING TO PUT GREENVILLE ON THE CLOUD-COMPUTING MAP

    Oct 09, 2018

    In the rapidly growing cloud computing industry, a small player can be worth $1 billion.So it is that the three men at the helm of Green Cloud, which last month moved into a new $7.8 million headquarters in Greenville, are humble about their 400 percent growth in revenue since 2014.The 7-year-old co...

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    ANALYST NOTE INDICATES ALIBABA CLOUD 'FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH' IN APAC AND BEYOND

    Oct 08, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud is naturally dominant in the locally-dominated Chinese cloud market - but it's gaining significantly in the rest of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market, according to the latest note from data and analytics firm GlobalData. APAC cloud services, according to the analyst house, will hit $5...

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    WHY CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUE WILL REACH $62.2 BILLION

    Oct 08, 2018

    According to the latest worldwide market study by International Data Corporation (IDC), vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products for cloud IT - including public and private cloud - grew 48.4 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18), reaching $15.4 billion.IDC also rais...

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    NETCRACKER PROVIDES A FULL-STACK NFV SERVICE FOR OPERATORS

    Oct 08, 2018

    Netcracker Technology has created a full-stack offering for service providers to create a telco cloud. Its new Netcracker Business Cloud is comprised of SDN, virtual network functions (VNFs), and orchestration software, as well as operations support systems (OSS) and business support systems (BSS) s...

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    WIND RIVER COLLABORATES WITH BT ON EDGE CLOUD COMPUTING FOR 5G

    Oct 08, 2018

    SDN NFV WORLD CONGRESS – Wind River®, a leader in delivering IoT software to critical infrastructure, has collaborated with BT on a research activity showcasing edge cloud compute applications. The joint proof of concept will be demonstrated by Wind River (booth C7) at SDN NFV World Congre...

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    A LOOK BEYOND 2019: AI, BLOCKCHAIN AND QUANTUM – AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR THE CLOUD BEHEMOTHS

    Oct 05, 2018

    As technology changes, the roles the key actors play changes with it. The feted Institute of Engineering and Technology hosted analysts from CCS Insight, who gave wide-ranging predictions on the state of the enterprise technology ecosystem - with the biggest cloud players featuring heavily in future...

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    CLOUDHEALTH FOUNDER TALKS VMWARE ACQUISITION, CLOUD’S NEXT PHASE

    Oct 05, 2018

    VMware’s CloudHealth Technologies acquisition closed Thursday after a whirlwind 18-month courtship. Joe Kinsella, CTO and CloudHealth co-founder, said it all started with a meeting to discuss a VMware-CloudHealth technology partnership. And then VMware’s “strategy shifted when they...

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    ACCRUENT JOINS G-CLOUD ENSURING PUBLIC SECTOR ACCESS TO OUR SOFTWARE IN A COST-EFFECTIVE, AGILE WAY

    Oct 04, 2018

    Accruent, the world’s leading provider of physical resource management solutions, announced today that the Government of the United Kingdom (UK Government) has added Accruent products to their G-Cloud initiative to ease procurement of cloud computing software and services.“The push for o...

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    QUALI RECEIVES 2018 CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY EXCELLENCE AWARD

    Oct 03, 2018

    Quali, the leader in automation and orchestration software for delivering environments-as-a-service, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named CloudShell as a 2018 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award winner.The Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award, presented ...

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    FIREEYE HELIX UPDATES ADVANCE SECURITY AUTOMATION, CLOUD MONITORING

    Oct 03, 2018

    FireEye has unveiled a new Helix release that will help customers automate security operations and monitor cloud infrastructure on platforms like AWS, Azure, and Oracle Cloud.The Milpitas, Calif.-based platform security vendor said the new version of FireEye Helix will combine integrated security in...

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    DROPBOX UNVEILS UPGRADED SEARCH ENGINE NAUTILUS WITH MACHINE LEARNING CAPABILITIES

    Oct 03, 2018

    For a company which stores hundreds of billions of files, search is vital for Dropbox, both for its customers and internal-facing. As a result, the storage provider has overhauled its search with machine learning capabilities. The new platform, called Nautilus, had four goals on its launch; deliveri...

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    VOLKSWAGEN ADOPTS MICROSOFT AZURE TO BUILD 'AUTOMOTIVE CLOUD' WITH IOT CONNECTIVITY

    Oct 02, 2018

    Volkswagen has enlisted the help of Microsoft to allow its customers to utilise digital services in its connected cars. The joint solution - called the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud - operates on Microsoft's Azure cloud, allowing customers to access key services and seamlessly switch between in-ca...

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    WORKDAY DEBUTS A UNIVERSAL SKILLS ONTOLOGY CALLED SKILLS CLOUD

    Oct 02, 2018

    How many ways can you say “project management”? While the responsibilities may be almost identical, one company’s project manager might be another company’s team leader or group leader. That might not seem like such a big deal, but from a human resources perspective it is.Wor...

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    EMAIL SECURITY IN THE CLOUD: WHY ISO 27001 AND FEDRAMP REAUTHORIZATION MATTER

    Oct 02, 2018

    Customers rely on and expect FireEye cloud-based email security solutions to be fully functioning security information management systems (ISMS). This includes having the necessary controls and documentation in place to protect sensitive data and manage risk. Today, we reinforce customer confidence ...

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    FIVE KUBERNETES ROLE-BASED ACCESS CONTROL MISTAKES TO AVOID

    Sep 26, 2018

    If you run workloads in Kubernetes, you know how much important data is accessible through the Kubernetes API—from details of deployments to persistent storage configurations to secrets. The Kubernetes community has delivered a number of impactful security features in 2017 and 2018, including ...

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    MICROSOFT MAKES AZURE DATA BOX GENERALLY AVAILABLE FOR HEAVY DUTY DATA MIGRATION

    Sep 26, 2018

    More and more enterprise data is being transferred to the cloud, but sometimes the journey can break the network's back - which calls for less virtual and more physical solutions. Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Data Box, a physical box which organisations can order, fi...

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    SYMANTEC EXTENDS DATA LOSS PREVENTION PLATFORM WITH DRM

    Sep 25, 2018

    Symantec announced a new release of its data loss prevention platform on Sept. 25, providing new security features to help protect users against sensitive data loss. The DLP 15.1 update protects data and documents in Microsoft's Office 365 and Google's G-Suite of cloud-based office applicati...

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    PIVOTAL CONTAINER SERVICE IMPROVES KUBERNETES FOR MULTICLOUD

    Sep 25, 2018

    Pivotal along with VMware announced the new Pivotal Container Service 1.2 update on Sept. 25, providing new capabilities for the Kubernetes-based container orchestration platform.The PKS update was announced at Pivotal's SpringOne Platform developer conference, alongside the new Pivotal CloudFou...

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    CLOUD SECURITY AND SMALL BUSINESSES – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO AVOID THE PITFALLS

    Sep 24, 2018

    Today we work in a world that is increasingly connected, convenient and cloud-based. This comes with a world of benefits not just for enterprises, but also for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs).It’s now easier than ever to share documents in the cloud, video-conference with colleagues ac...

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    INTEL PARTNERS WITH ALIBABA FOR EDGE COMPUTING PLATFORM

    Sep 21, 2018

    Intel has noted a $200 billion addressable opportunity for the 'data-centric' economy combining cloud, AI and edge - and the latter has come into force following a new partnership with Alibaba.The collaboration, revealed at Alibaba's Computing Conference in Hangzhou, will see the two com...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD LAUNCHES CONTAINER SECURITY TOOL AND MORE AT TOKYO JAMBOREE

    Sep 20, 2018

    Google has rolled out a series of cloudy updates in time for its Cloud Next Tokyo event - around container security, in-memory data, and artificial intelligence (AI).Container Registry vulnerability scanning, launched in beta, looks to prevent the deployment of vulnerable images by automatically det...

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    INTEL AND ALIBABA LAUNCH EDGE, HYBRID CLOUD PARTNERSHIPS

    Sep 20, 2018

    Intel and Alibaba launched an edge computing platform and a hybrid cloud partnership — along with a slew of other announcements — at the Alibaba Yunqi Conference in Hangzhou, China. The edge platform is an open architecture for IoT applications that integrates artificial intelligence (AI...

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    WHY KUBERNETES IS HELPING TO MAKE CLOUD MAINSTREAM

    Sep 19, 2018

    There has been a lot of talk in the first half of 2018 around how cloud is being adopted for mission critical applications and becoming mainstream. Right now, the impact of cloud services, cloud technologies and practices for organisations is rapidly accelerating as we enter the next wave of cloud a...

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    QUALCOMM SETS ITS SIGHTS ON EDGE COMPUTING, IOT AND 5G

    Sep 19, 2018

    San Diego-based Qualcomm has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a startup founded by a handful of Cornell University and MIT alumnus and University of California at San Diego professor Irwin Jacobs in 1985. Today the company, which is known for its wireless chipsets, employs about 33,000 ...

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    ACCENTURE, MERCK PARTNER WITH AMAZON WEB SERVICES FOR NEW CLOUD PRECISION MEDICINE PLATFORM

    Sep 18, 2018

    Accenture and Merck are working with Amazon Web Services to develop a cloud-based platform for collaborators across the life sciences industry, designed to speed innovation in drug development research. The analytics platform will be built with open application programming interfaces, the companies ...

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    INTEL’S GROWING CHIP PORTFOLIO STRETCHES FROM CLOUD TO EDGE

    Sep 18, 2018

    The Xeon processor “is where we started bifurcating, investing more heavily in the acceleration and the set instruction, specifically for data-center workloads,” said Jennifer Huffstetler, VP and GM of data center product management.

    This includes investing in the chips&rs...

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    WHY SOFTWARE-DEFINED PERIMETERS OUTFLANK VPNS FOR SECURE REMOTE ACCESS

    Sep 17, 2018

    Perimeter-based virtual private networks (VPNs) are deployed globally for employee and contractor access to corporate networks. Up until now, they were one of the better solutions for remote access. However, once authorized, VPN users have broad access to resources on the corporate network. This all...

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    HOW HYBRID INDUSTRIAL CLOUD COMPUTING IS GAINING MOMENTUM

    Sep 07, 2018

    Why do most internet of things (IoT) analytics operations occur in the cloud? The public cloud offers a centralised location for large amounts of affordable storage and computing power. But there are many instances in which it makes more sense to perform analytics closer to the thing or activity tha...

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    GOOGLE-CISCO HYBRID CLOUD OFFERING NOW GENERALLY AVAILABLE

    Sep 07, 2018

    A hybrid cloud offering that Google launched last October in collaboration with Cisco is now generally available to customers of Google's cloud platform. The Cisco Hybrid Cloud Platform for Google Cloud is designed to give enterprises a way to develop, deploy manage and secure applications acros...

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    HTBASE PROVIDES COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE ACROSS MULTIPLE CLOUDS

    Sep 07, 2018

    HTBASE is pooling compute, storage, and networking into composable infrastructure based on containers that can work across an organization’s private data centers and multiple public clouds. “We build software,” said Erwin Daria, a pre-sales systems engineer with HTBASE. “We d...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD LOOKS TO LAUNCH LONDON DATA CENTRE – FURTHERING EUROPEAN PUSH

    Sep 06, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud has confirmed it is setting up a data centre in the UK – after setting up a landing page with ‘London is calling’ as its headline.The data centre, whose details can be found here, is set to have high availability of 99.99%, a cooling system configured with N+1 redunda...

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    THE CLOUD IS HERE – BUT MANAGING ITS COSTS AND OPTIMIZING BENEFITS IS UP TO YOU

    Sep 06, 2018

    A decade ago, early adapters enthusiastically embraced cloud computing, but the larger business world waited skeptically with questions such as ‘how safe is this?’ ‘How much will it cost?’ ‘Will it really improve productivity?’ ‘Will it give me a competitive...

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    IN CLOUD THE WATCHWORD IS 'TRUST BUT VERIFY' BUT 'VERIFICATION IS VERY DIFFICULT', SAYS INSURER

    Sep 05, 2018

    Cloud computing has "massive problems" and, while it has a place in some enterprises, Collegiate Management Services IT manager Michael Dear says he is "deeply suspicious of ‘going to the cloud' for the sake of it". Collegiate is a professional indemnity insurance provi...

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    THE END OF AN ERA: WHY IT’S TIME TO DITCH THE BIG FOUR IN ITOM – AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR IT LEADERS

    Sep 05, 2018

    In July 2018, Broadcom announced its plan to acquire CA Technologies for almost $19 billion. While analysts have furiously debated the merits of a chip manufacturer buying an enterprise software company, the CA acquisition heralds a momentous shift in the $25 billion IT operations management (ITOM) ...

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    GLOBAL PUBLIC CLOUD COMPUTING REVENUE TRENDS: HOW HYBRID AND MULTI-CLOUD WILL DOMINATE

    Sep 04, 2018

    The global public cloud computing market continues its predictable growth trend. By and large, it's viewed as an IT commodity, where customers have no loyalty to cloud service providers that follow a 'race to the bottom' mindset -- providing the lowest price at a given moment in time. Th...

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    TERRORISTS ARE MISUSING CLOUD SERVICES TO INCITE VIOLENCE

    Sep 04, 2018

    Barely a decade old, cloud computing has revolutionised the way individuals and companies host and access digital content from anywhere in the world. Dropbox, a well-known cloud storage and file sharing provider, has more than 500 million users. They upload more than 1.2 billion files daily, create ...

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    THE IMPACT OF CLOUD COMPUTING ON THE BANKING SECTOR

    Sep 03, 2018

    The Big Data Revolution that has taken hold in recent years is now causing industries around the world to improve their capacity to access and mine data from all sorts of sources. In doing so, existing information-technology (IT) infrastructure is now being put under severe pressure, while increasin...

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    IS SERVERLESS THE FUTURE OF OPEN SOURCE AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT?

    Aug 31, 2018

    Is serverless computing the next evolution of open source? And, more broadly, is serverless the key to opening up software development to the masses? Those two questions were the crux of a short keynote address by Austen Collins, CEO of Serverless Inc., at this week’s Open Source Summit event ...

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    IT SCIENCE CASE STUDY: HOW WALMART EMBRACED TEST AUTOMATION, OPEN SOURCE

    Aug 31, 2018

    Here is the latest article in the eWEEK feature series called IT Science, in which we look at what actually happens at the intersection of new-gen IT and legacy systems. Unless it’s brand new and right off various assembly lines, servers, storage and networking inside every IT system can be co...

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    STAYING COMPETITIVE AND RESILIENT IN A MULTI-CLOUD WORLD ​​​​​​​

    Aug 31, 2018

    Today’s businesses don’t have it easy. They are constantly challenged to stay resilient during a time of unprecedented disruption, change, and unforeseen adversity. That means ensuring critical applications and data are always available, to keep the business ticking along no matter what ...

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    WHY DATA SOVEREIGNTY IS THE ONLY TRULY SAFE PATH TO AVOID PRIVACY SHIELD TURMOIL

    Aug 30, 2018

    Privacy is not just a legal obligation, it is an ethical commitment and a demonstration that you care about your customers’ privacy as much as they do. Many people will be surprised to hear that although the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, many companies are...

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    CLOUDIAN RAISES $94 MILLION IN SERIES E ROUND, SAYS OBJECT STORAGE ‘AN IDEA WHOSE TIME TRULY HAS COME

    Aug 29, 2018

    San Mateo-headquartered cloud storage provider Cloudian has announced it has raised $94 million (£73m) in a series E funding round, hailing it as a validation that object storage is ‘an idea whose time truly has come.’ Cloudian’s business case has been around the benefits of ...

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    BOX, GOOGLE COLLABORATION TOOLS RAPIDLY BECOMING INTERCHANGEABLE

    Aug 29, 2018

    Just when you thought cloud storage and collaboration-tool maker Box eventually has to run out of ideas for new products, it comes up every year with about a dozen more just in time for its annual BoxWorks conference. For one thing, the Redwood City, Calif.-based company Aug. 29 introduced a new, mo...

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    VMWARE FOCUSES ON MULTI-CLOUD WITH LATEST UPDATES

    Aug 28, 2018

    VMware has kicked off it annual user conference, VMworld 2018, in Las Vegas, NV with a series of announcements that will help channel partners "capture the opportunity" around multi-cloud.These include several updates to its Cloud Provider Platform, which it says will help partners expand ...

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    VMWORLD 2018: MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGIES, AWS PARTNERSHIP BLOSSOMS, VSAN AND NSX UPDATES, AND MORE

    Aug 28, 2018

    At VMworld in Las Vegas, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, with the help of some of the best and brightest in the cloud industry, expanded on partnerships and products, as well as the evolution of the multi-cloud landscape.For the second year running, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), took to th...

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    QUARTERLY SAAS SPENDING HITS $20 BILLION – WITH MICROSOFT CONTINUING TO HOLD A SOLID LEAD

    Aug 28, 2018

    Microsoft continues to hold a solid lead in the enterprise SaaS market ahead of Salesforce – but even though the market can be considered mature there is plenty more potential to come.That is the key finding from the latest note by Synergy Research. The analysis, which comes from Q2 data, note...

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    LACEWORK RAISES NEW FUNDS TO EXTEND CLOUD SECURITY CAPABILITIES

    Aug 28, 2018

    Lacework announced on Aug. 28 that it has raised $24 million in new funding to expand its cloud security efforts.The Series B funding round was led by Sutter Hill Ventures and brings total funding to date for Lacework to $32.7 million. Lacework's core product platform, Polygraph, helps organizat...

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    DELL EMC EXPANDS INTEGRATION WITH VMWARE FOR MULTICLOUD

    Aug 27, 2018

    Dell EMC officials are looking to VMware as they expand their product portfolio for a world that is increasingly embracing multiple clouds for their traditional and newer workloads. That reliance was put on display Aug. 27 at the opening day of the VMworld 2018 show in Las Vegas, where Dell EMC unve...

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    VIDEO CONFERENCING AND CLOUD COMPUTING BOOST SALES AT COMPUTACENTER

    Aug 24, 2018

    Cloud-based computing and increasingly complex IT systems are proving a boon for digital consultancy Computacenter, whose sales rose by 18pc to just over £2bn in the first six months of its financial year.It is the first time the company’s revenues have hit the £2bn mark in any six...

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    THE QUANTUM COMPUTING FORECAST: SERVICES TO REACH $15BN BY 2028

    Aug 24, 2018

    For decades, Moore's Law has been driving the advancement of traditional computing systems development, leading to the proliferation of smart devices at the edge and centralised cloud computing. However, we're now reaching the limits of legacy computing technology, and the search for another...

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    M-FILES RELEASES M-FILES ONLINE TO BREAK DOWN CLOUD BARRIERS

    Aug 23, 2018

    M-Files has announced the availability of its M-Files Online product that combines the power of its information management software with the flexibility of the cloud. The company claims it's one of the first products that allow businesses to deploy their information management files and policies...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD GETS UP TO SPEED WITH AWS AND AZURE WITH LAUNCH OF HSM CRYPTO TOOL

    Aug 22, 2018

    Google Cloud has announced the launch of a managed cloud-hosted hardware security module (HSM) service – joining Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in this security benchmark. The Cloud HSM will enable customers to host encryption keys and perform cryptographic operations in FIPS 140-2 Le...

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    OFFICE 365 ADOPTION UP 50%, WHILE AWS DOMINATES EMEA CLOUD MARKET

    Aug 22, 2018

    A study by Bitglass has revealed cloud adoption is accelerating rapidly, with almost 85% of businesses switching to cloud-based apps and services including Office 365, AWS, G Suite, and Slack. The cloud access security broker (CASB) revealed that Office365 has seen the biggest gains since 2016, with...

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    PROTECTING YOUR COMPANY’S CROWN JEWELS: BUILDING CLOUD-BASED BACKUP AND DR INTO RANSOMWARE DEFENCE

    Aug 21, 2018

    It’s a sad fact of life that whenever someone owns anything of value, there’s someone else out there who wants to get their hands on it illegally. Today’s corporate crown jewels are the critical data on which organisations depend and the highwaymen are cybercriminals, who have buil...

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    10 WAYS TO IMPROVE CLOUD ERP WITH AI AND MACHINE LEARNING

    Aug 21, 2018

    Capitalising on new digital business models and the growth opportunities they provide are forcing companies to re-evaluate ERP’s role. Made inflexible by years of customisation, legacy ERP systems aren’t delivering what digital business models need today to scale and grow. Legacy ERP sys...

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    DIGIPLEX AIMS TO REUSE WASTE DATA CENTRE HEAT IN OSLO APARTMENTS WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP

    Aug 20, 2018

    As technology continues to improve, so too does the responsibility of infrastructure providers in ensuring an environmentally-friendly future. Nordic data centre firm DigiPlex has announced a scheme whereby waste heat from its facilities will be reused in residential apartments across Oslo. The comp...

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    NVIDIA: AI & CLOUD SOARING, TURING LAUNCHED – CRYPTO-MINING DEAD?

    Aug 20, 2018

    NVIDIA makes hardware products that are core to a number of booms: artificial intelligence and machine learning; driverless cars and autonomous vehicles; cloud data centres; virtual and augmented reality; gaming; and cryptocurrency mining. Its high-end graphics processing units (GPUs) provide the ma...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD LAUNCHES PRE-PACKAGED AI SERVICES AROUND CONTACT CENTRE AND TALENT ACQUISITION

    Aug 17, 2018

    The importance of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to both the biggest cloud providers and their customers continues to rise – and Google Cloud aims to get a step up on its rivals by offering pre-packaged AI services.At Google Next back in July, Google Cloud AI chief scientist...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY WOES, PHISHERS TARGET OFFICE 365, MORE NEWS

    Aug 17, 2018

    Cloud computing became one of the principle enablers of the digital workplace following years of debate about its relative security. In a recent report, Gartner suggests those fears may be warranted. The report identified the top 10 emerging risks (pdf) based on a survey of 110 senior executives in ...

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    PROMETHEUS JOINS KUBERNETES IN GRADUATING FROM CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FOUNDATION

    Aug 16, 2018

    Prometheus, an open source systems monitoring technology, has ‘graduated’ from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) – five months after Kubernetes took the plunge. The graduation – which is essentially an affirmation of a technology having strong adoption and governan...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD FOCUSES ON ASIA PACIFIC WITH LATEST LAUNCHES – AND EXPANDS ELASTICSEARCH PARTNERSHIP

    Aug 16, 2018

    It has been another busy week at Alibaba Cloud, with the company’s latest releases focusing on both Asia Pacific and European expansion.The increased focus on Asia Pacific comes through the launch of no fewer than nine products around cloud architecture, machine learning, the Internet of Thing...

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    RISK AND FINANCE INDUSTRY STILL SEE CLOUD AS A CONCERN, NOTES GARTNER

    Aug 15, 2018

    Even the slowest industries are moving workloads to the cloud – take risk, audit and finance as an example. Yet there is still plenty more to be done before these verticals become truly comfortable. That’s according to the latest report from analyst firm Gartner. In the company’s m...

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    HOW FIGURE EIGHT SPEEDS UP MACHINE LEARNING WITH VIDEO OBJECT TRACKING

    Aug 14, 2018

    It generally takes a lot of reps (repetitions) for a human to become really good at something. Playing the violin, swinging at (and hitting) a hard-thrown baseball and dropping back to complete a long pass in football are examples of this.Similarly, it takes a machine a lot of reps to be able to rem...

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    DEMYTISFYING THE PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CLOUD CHOICE: COMPLIANCE, COST, AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Aug 13, 2018

    Every business wants to operate like a tech company today. Companies can’t thrive without improving IT, and executives must decide where to house and process data – under these circumstances, cloud strategies are increasingly nuanced. A Forrester study found that just 4% of organisations...

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    SD-WAN INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO HIT $4.5BN BY 2022, SAYS IDC

    Aug 13, 2018

    The software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market continues to grow rapidly – and IDC is predicting the overall infrastructure market will be worth $4.5 billion (£3.53bn) by 2022.The figure, which appears in the analyst firm’s latest SD-WAN Infrastructure Forecast, takes into ...

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    MAKING THE CLOUD A SAFE SPACE: ORGANISATIONAL SECURITY, IDENTITY, AND MORE

    Aug 10, 2018

    The cloud has brought about many benefits for organisations and adoption is understandably increasing. Gartner earlier this year projected that the worldwide public cloud services market would grow 21.4 percent in 2018 whilst Forrester has found that global cloud services revenues totaled £112...

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    WESTERN DIGITAL UNVEILS OPENFLEX ARCHITECTURE TO POWER BIG DATA

    Aug 09, 2018

    Western Digital has revealed its OpenFlex architecture, designed to transform the data centre into a fully scalable infrastructure to power big data and fast data workloads.OpenFlex combines fabric-attached disk and flash devices, an API to manage data centre resources and an entire network of hardw...

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    WHY NVME PROTOCOLS ARE IMPORTANT FOR NEW DATA CENTRE WORKLOADS

    Aug 09, 2018

    Today, data is the new fuel for business. New age technologies like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain, and machine learning – all needs data to be stored, processed and analysed. Large amounts of data are generated exponentially, with a rise in internet users over the pas...

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    IBM’S 2018 DATA BREACH STUDY SHOWS WHY WE’RE IN A ZERO TRUST WORLD NOW

    Aug 09, 2018

    These and many other insights into the escalating costs of security breaches are from the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study sponsored by IBM Security with research independently conducted by Ponemon Institute LLC. The report is downloadable here (PDF, 47 pp. no opt-in).The study is based on interview...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD SECURES SUPPORT FOR NVIDIA’S TESLA P4 GPUS WITH MORE MACHINE LEARNING GOODNESS

    Aug 07, 2018

    Google has announced its support for NVIDIA’s Tesla P4 GPUs to help customers with graphics-intensive and machine learning applications. The Tesla P4, according to NVIDIA’s data sheet, is ‘purpose-built to boost efficiency for scale-out servers running deep learning workloads, enab...

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    GOOGLE AND ALIBABA FOCUS ON SOUTHEAST ASIA IN LATEST INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION

    Aug 06, 2018

    The largest players in cloud computing are looking to Asia for further expansion – Google has announced it is building a new data centre in Singapore, while Alibaba Cloud has announced a second infrastructure zone in Malaysia. Google’s expansion will take the company up to three data cen...

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    CISCO TO ACQUIRE DUO SECURITY TO BEEF UP MULTI-CLOUD EFFORTS

    Aug 06, 2018

    Here’s a good example of how security underlines – or should underline – pretty much everything in the cloud: Cisco has announced it is to acquire Michigan-based Duo Security for upwards of $2.3 billion (£1.8bn).The deal, which expects to close during the first quarter of Cis...

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    SAP EXPANDS S/4HANA’S AI TOOLS

    Aug 06, 2018

    SAP has rolled out the latest release for the S/4HANA Cloud platform, offering its AI functionality to companies in the manufacturing and professional services sectors. Following S4/HANA's 1805 release, which introduced a set of 12 machine learning-powered business functionalities in areas such ...

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    HOW YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA CENTRE FITS IN THE CLOUD: A GUIDE

    Aug 03, 2018

    Since the birth of corporate computing, the data centre has been a mainstay. Like filing cabinets, notepads and the occasional wonky chair, the data centre forged its place at the heart of a profitable, effective organisation. Long had it been the de facto vehicle for all application deployment and,...

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    NUTANIX BOOSTS ITS CLOUD STACK WITH $165M FRAME ACQUISITION

    Aug 03, 2018

    Nutanix reached a $165 million deal to buy Mainframe2 (Frame), a cloud-based desktop virtualization and application delivery company.While it already provides on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) via its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), the Frame acquisition will allow Nutanix to off...

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    GLOBAL PUBLIC CLOUD IAAS INDUSTRY GREW 30% YEAR ON YEAR – WITH AWS HOLDING HALF OF THE MARKET

    Aug 02, 2018

    The global infrastructure as a service (IaaS) public cloud services market grew by almost 30% in 2017 to total $23.5 billion (£18bn) according to the latest figures from Gartner – with Amazon Web Services (AWS) securing more than half of the global market.The figures, which appear in the...

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    DRIVING INNOVATION AND TRANSFORMATION WITH CLOUD-BASED SECURITY

    Aug 02, 2018

    Cloud technology today drives enterprises to accomplish business goals and shift their models from cost management to cost optimization, regardless of the sector the enterprise operates in. The cloud-computing model since its genesis has enabled revival and storage of large amount of information thr...

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    NEXT-GEN CLOUD COMPUTING: HOW HEALTHCARE CAN PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

    Aug 01, 2018

    There has been a notable shift in healthcare clouds from simple data storage to using the technology to lower costs, gain efficiencies and even move on to tasks such as personalizing patient care. Black Book Research, in fact, found that 93 percent 93 percent of hospital CIOs are actively acquiring ...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING, IOT DRIVE CHIP DESIGN SURGE

    Aug 01, 2018

    Semiconductor design is booming, propelled by unrelenting demand for new memory chips, cloud computing and the digitization of entire industry sectors such as automotive and industrial. Technology tracker IHS Markit estimates chip design spending will top $300 billion in 2018 for the first time, up ...

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    LEARN THE SECRETS OF DEVOPS WITH CLOUD COMPUTING IN THIS LEARNING KIT

    Aug 01, 2018

    Coding is great, and it opens up exciting career opportunities, but in the tech industry it’s just the first rung of the ladder. Coders are the grunts. To see how high you can go in this game, you need to understand the bigger picture.That’s where DevOps with Cloud Computing comes in. It...

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    GOOGLE OFFERS TRANSPARENT SERVICE LEVEL INDICATORS FOR CLOUD CUSTOMERS

    Jul 30, 2018

    Google has made it easier for enterprise cloud administrators to monitor and understand how their application workloads are interacting with the company's cloud platform and services. Google on July 27 announced that it would now provide organizations with detailed and standardized metrics on th...

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    AWS REVENUES GO UP 49% YEAR ON YEAR, REMAINS ‘IN A LEAGUE OF ITS OWN

    Jul 30, 2018

    Revenue for Amazon Web Services (AWS) went up 49% year over year to $6.1 billion (£4.6bn) representing another stellar quarter for the cloud infrastructure giant. The AWS revenues, up from $4.1bn this time last year and up from $5.4bn in the previous quarter, comprise 11.5% of Amazon’s t...

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    CLOUD UBIQUITY COULD SEE THE TERM DIE OFF BY 2025, ARGUES CITRIX

    Jul 30, 2018

    Many in the industry have wondered about when the cloud will dissipate – in other words, when the term ceases to be used because of the technology’s ubiquity. Citrix has stuck its head over the parapet – and said that 2025 may signal the death of the buzzword. At least, that’...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM OFFERS SERVICES TO ADDRESS VARIETY OF WORKLOAD REQUIREMENTS

    Jul 27, 2018

    Google has introduced some new database features along with partnerships, beta news and other improvements that help users get most of their databases for their businesses. One can choose cloud to host applications from a portfolio of database options – such as SQL, NoSQL, relational, non-rela...

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    GOOGLE EMBRACES HYBRID AS PATH TO THE FUTURE CLOUD

    Jul 26, 2018

    oogle’s enterprise cloud strategy came into focus this week at its third annual Next conference. The search giant announced products that, for the first time, make it a player in the hybrid cloud space.

    Google’s cloud technology has already helped many vendors establish th...

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    MOST TRENDING CLOUD COMPUTING USES AND APPLICATIONS

    Jul 26, 2018

    Cloud computing has fast become an inevitable part of most of the business houses. The companies have rapidly moved forward from the conventional ways of data management to much-advanced Cloud Computing. Wikipedia describes Cloud Computing as, “an information technology paradigm that enables u...

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    GOOGLE ANNOUNCES TESTING AND UPDATES FOR ITS CLOUD COMPUTING SOLUTIONS

    Jul 26, 2018

    Google, at its Cloud NEXT 2018 event, has unveiled the latest progresses of its inventions and solutions including the beginnings of an open beta testing for its Cloud AutoML Vision, an alpha testing for its Contact Center AI solution and the release of its third-generation TPU. Meanwhile, the Inter...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD CEO: WE DEFIED ANALYST PREDICTIONS ON ENTERPRISE READINESS

    Jul 25, 2018

    The CEO of Google Cloud has claimed the company has managed to defy analyst expectations by becoming enterprise-ready within two years, instead of the predicted 10.Speaking at its annual Next conference in San Francisco this week, company chief Diane Greene said her organisation had worked hard to r...

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    MORE EMPHASIS ON CLOUD USAGE REQUIRED BEFORE DEVOPS DREAMS CAN BE REALISED, FIRMS WARNED

    Jul 25, 2018

    The good news is that many organisations across Europe are looking to embrace a DevOps-centric approach to their application development and delivery. The bad news is that plenty of hurdles have to be overcome first to achieve this ambition.That is the key finding from a new study by Claranet, which...

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    GOOGLE ANNOUNCES CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM, ITS ATTEMPT TO SLASH THE COSTS OF HYBRID

    Jul 24, 2018

    Google has announced the launch of its new Cloud Services Platform, a collection of Google services that will be seen by many as the company's first attempt to fill a gap in its hybrid cloud services portfolio. The new platform, revealed at Google Cloud's Next conference this week, brings to...

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    DIGITAL REALTY ADDS DIRECT ACCESS TO IBM CLOUD IN 15 METROS

    Jul 23, 2018

    Digital Realty, which specializes in owning and operating international colocation and interconnection data centers, revealed July 23 that it will expand its dedicated private access to the IBM Cloud to 15 more major metropolitan areas globally, giving users more than 70 locations from which to choo...

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    DEVELOPING INTELLIGENT CLOUD WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

    Jul 22, 2018

    Digital transformation is bringing the world closer and is highly responsible for driving all activities within an enterprise. It is bringing agility into businesses and reducing the overall cost of some kind of ownership also. If we closely look into this phase of transformation, cloud technologies...

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    ASSESSING JUST HOW SAFE YOU ARE IN THE CLOUD – AND THREE TIPS TO SECURE YOUR BUSINESS DATA

    Jul 20, 2018

    Each day, Internet users generate an average of 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, according to recent research from Domo. Per minute, The Weather Channel receives more than 18 million forecast requests, Netflix users stream almost 70,000 hours of video, and Google conducts 3.5 million searches.90% of a...

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    THE CLOUD SKILLS GAP CAN BE TAMED – AS AN EXAMPLE FROM TELECOMS SHOWS

    Jul 20, 2018

    Opinion There’s no denying that firms out there are experiencing a cloud skills gap. Of course, with new technology, there logically follows a learning curve for the workforce at the coalface and the future workforce in training to traverse. But what I am suggesting is that this skills gap is ...

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    CLOUD AND ANALYTICS HELP IBM EXCEED EXPECTATIONS

    Jul 20, 2018

    IBM's strategic imperatives division, which includes its cloud, analytics, mobile and security technologies has contributed half of the company's revenues in the last 12 months, according to Big Blue's latest financial results - a significant increase compared to previous years. Security...

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    MICROSOFT EMERGES AS CLEAR NO. 2 IN CLOUD COMPUTING

    Jul 19, 2018

    Just a few years ago, Thomas M. Siebel often faced skepticism when encouraging big companies to adopt internet-style cloud computing. Many companies, he said, had qualms about relying on the faraway data centers. Now his customers have a different concern: One cloud service isn’t enough.&ldquo...

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    THE CLOUD-ERA OF COMPUTING IS JUST ABOUT OVER, SO WHAT'S NEXT?

    Jul 19, 2018

    Most technology startups founded in the past decade are either building software for the cloud or running their applications in the cloud. It has become so trendy that many venture investors will simply not invest in any “tech” that is not “cloud-based.” With the cloud as pop...

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    GOOGLE LINKS US AND EUROPE CLOUDS WITH TRANSATLANTIC SUBSEA CABLE

    Jul 18, 2018

    Google is about to embark on building a massive subsea cable spanning the length of the Atlantic Ocean - from the French coast to Virginia Beach in the United States.Claimed to be the first private transatlantic subsea cable, named 'Dunant' after the Nobel Peace Prize winner Henri Dunant, th...

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    BIG SWITCH TAKES THE FAST PATH TO HYBRID CLOUD VIA ON-PREM VPCS

    Jul 18, 2018

    Big Switch Networks will help enterprises set up virtual private clouds (VPCs) in their on-premises data centers, modeling the VPCs they use in the big public clouds. Big Switch is doing this to make it easy for enterprises to adopt hybrid cloud. When businesses set up their accounts with the major ...

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    WALMART AND MICROSOFT TEAM UP FOR FIVE YEAR STRATEGIC CLOUD DEAL

    Jul 17, 2018

    Walmart is making Microsoft its preferred cloud provider – with machine learning and artificial intelligence a key focus.The two companies – both rivals of Amazon – have signed a five year strategic partnership deal with Walmart looking to utilise ‘the full range of Microsoft...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING IN INDUSTRIAL IOT: CLOUD-BASED IIOT SOFTWARE, PLATFORMS, AND EDGE COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE 2018 - 2023

    Jul 17, 2018

    The "Cloud Computing in Industrial IoT: Cloud-based IIoT Software, Platforms, and Edge Computing Infrastructure 2018 - 2023" report has been added ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.Enterprise and industrial focused businesses have many telecom and IT related decisions to make about ICT...

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    HOW CRYPTOMINING IS THE ATTACK VECTOR DU JOUR - AS HACKERS INCREASINGLY TARGET CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jul 16, 2018

    Cryptojacking is on the way to replacing ransomware as the biggest threat for consumers and enterprises - and new research reveals the size of the effect crypto is having on cloud infrastructures.Cybersecurity firm Check Point Software, in its 'Cyber Attack Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Report', fou...

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    NETSKOPE ACQUIRES SIFT TO BOOST NETSKOPE SECURITY CLOUD

    Jul 13, 2018

    Netskope has acquired cloud infrastructure security firm Sift to help enhance its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering.Sift’s Cloud Hunter tech will be integrated into the Netskope portfolio, offering current clients access to the full suite of threat detection, correlation, visualisati...

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    WHAT CLOUD NATIVES CAN TEACH THE REST OF US

    Jul 13, 2018

    Cloud-native companies have several advantages over their traditional counterparts, not the least of which is an absence of legacy technology. The flexible nature of the cloud enables nimbler business strategies and operations that result in faster innovation, if not disruption.Meanwhile, the incumb...

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    GOOGLE COST FORECAST TOOL HELPS ENTERPRISES BETTER BUDGET CLOUD COSTS

    Jul 13, 2018

    Today’s topics include Google introducing a Cost Forecast feature to its cloud billing tool, and SonicWall reporting a spike in ransomware attacks in the first half of 2018.Google has introduced a new cloud-billing feature that lets administrators see much they are likely to spend on cloud usa...

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    NETSKOPE SCOOPS UP SIFT SECURITY FOR MORE CLOUD THREAT PROTECTION

    Jul 12, 2018

    Cloud security company Netskope today said it acquired Sift Security, a cloud infrastructure security startup, for an undisclosed amount.Sift’s product, Cloud Hunter, uses machine learning, analytics, and graph visualization to detect and respond to threats across infrastructure-as-a-service (...

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    GOOGLE RELEASES OPEN SOURCE TOOL THAT CHECKS POSTGRES BACKUP INTEGRITY

    Jul 11, 2018

    Google has released a new open-source tool for verifying PostgreSQL (Postgres) database backups. Enterprises using the PostgresSQL can use the tool to verify if any data corruption or data loss has occurred when backing up their database.  Google is already using the tool for customers of Googl...

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    HOW TO GET THE RIGHT KIND OF CONTROL OVER YOUR CLOUD: A GUIDE

    Jul 11, 2018

    Trust in the cloud hasn’t always been universal. There was a time when security and risk management leaders feared entrusting critical data and infrastructure to a third-party cloud provider. This was understandable, arising from the history of network management, where IT teams were intimatel...

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    NEW STUDY NOTES NETWORK TROUBLE ORGANISATIONS FACE AMID STRONG PUBLIC CLOUD ADOPTION

    Jul 10, 2018

    Public cloud adoption will continue to go up and up – but as hybrid initiatives go up with them, concerns persist over how to handle cloud migration challenges. That’s the key finding from the latest study by VIAVI Solutions. The IT and network testing provider, in its most recent State ...

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    ON-PREMISE ENTERPRISE DATA CENTER INVESTMENT BOOMING, REPORT SAYS

    Jul 09, 2018

    Adoption of cloud-based services has long been transforming the way business functions. In addition to investing big to access public cloud’s like those operated by Google and Amazon, investments in on-premise enterprise data center infrastructure are also increasing, according to new research...

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    A NEW APPROACH FOR VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD TO DATA CENTER CONNECTIONS

    Jul 09, 2018

    Virtual private clouds (VPCs) are becoming the foundation for using Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other public clouds. Each VPC represents a virtual network that’s much like a data center network, except that VPCs can be created in seconds. Because VPCs are so easy to create, they’re pro...

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    NET NEUTRALITY AND IMPACT ON CLOUD COMPUTING

    Jul 07, 2018

    The FCC’s repeal of net neutrality rules, which went live June 11, effectively turns Internet Service Providers (ISPs) into an oligarchy beyond what they already were, now capable of charging both customers and service providers for access. Conceptually, Internet in the US may look very differ...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD EYES FURTHER EMEA EXPANSION WITH LAUNCH OF PARTNER PROGRAM

    Jul 06, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud’s expansion outside of China and Asia Pacific has been well documented – and now the provider is firming up its commitments with the launch of a new EMEA partner program.The partner program will aim to look at four key areas; developing digital transformation in targeted ve...

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    PUTTING AI AND CLOUD COMPUTING TO WORK AUTOMATING HARDWARE MAINTENANCE

    Jul 06, 2018

    Add hardware maintenance to the list of IT tasks that artificial intelligence can improve upon for hospitals and other organizations. The technologies are planting early roots in a number of areas within the healthcare industry, from radiology and pathology to medical device security to specific tre...

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    IF YOU’RE ADOPTING THE CLOUD IN YOUR ORGANISATION, YOU DON’T HAVE TO START FROM SCRATCH

    Jul 06, 2018

    Your organization recently launched its cloud adoption journey. Executives are supportive, and grassroots enthusiasts add energy to your effort. The whole initiative launched with proper planning and focus, and your task force is working well together. Despite the strong start, many days feel like a...

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    10 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM MICROSOFT EXECS ON CLOUD, AI AND WINDOWS

    Jul 05, 2018

    One year after Microsoft unveiled a wide array of changes aimed at accelerating its business with partners, CRN visited the company's headquarters in Redmond, Wash., to hear from key executives on how the transformation turned out. By many indications, the business has picked up the pace over th...

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    SONM USES BLOCKCHAIN TO CREATE A DECENTRALIZED COMPUTING POWER MARKETPLACE

    Jul 04, 2018

    Cloud computing has revolutionized the way we use applications and store data, but the majority of SaaS products in use today sit on a small number of centralized servers. So what if we decentralized the cloud or, even better, used a distributed computing structure that rewards both lenders and user...

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    IBM LOOKS TO FURTHER EUROPEAN CLOUD EXPANSION WITH NEW CUSTOMERS AND AVAILABILITY ZONES

    Jul 04, 2018

    IBM is looking to build upon recent cloud momentum – and the company is expanding in Europe after securing several new customers in healthcare, logistics, energy and more.The announcements showcase how many prospective IBM clients are utilising the company’s cloud for its artificial inte...

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    IBM LOOKS TO FURTHER EUROPEAN CLOUD EXPANSION WITH NEW CUSTOMERS AND AVAILABILITY ZONES

    Jul 04, 2018

    IBM is looking to build upon recent cloud momentum – and the company is expanding in Europe after securing several new customers in healthcare, logistics, energy and more.The announcements showcase how many prospective IBM clients are utilising the company’s cloud for its artificial inte...

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    DELPHIX UPDATES DATAOPS PLATFORM FOR AWS, NETBACKUP, JENKINS

    Jul 03, 2018

    Delphix, which simply created its own sector of the IT market a year ago based on the way its platform manages and consumes data, on July 2 released updates that it says will give developers greater self-service capabilities to speed up application development times in key enterprise initiatives.Cel...

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    MOVING TOWARDS INTELLIGENT NETWORK SECURITY WITH SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKING

    Jul 03, 2018

    In today’s era, enterprises have started focusing on the network much more than before due to the evolvement of cloud computing in business operations. To migrate to cloud, a massive amount of changes in the design of the network, as well as an emphasis on security aspects related to network a...

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    BAIDU UNVEILS KUNLUN AI CHIP FOR EDGE AND CLOUD COMPUTING

    Jul 03, 2018

    Baidu today unveiled a new chip for AI, joining the ranks of Google, Nvidia, Intel, and many other tech companies making processors especially for AI.Kunlun is made to handle AI models both for edge computing on devices and in the cloud via data centers. The Kunlun 818-300 model will be used for tra...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING: A BRIEF HISTORY, WHERE WE ARE TODAY AND WHAT’S NEXT

    Jul 03, 2018

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

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    FORMULA 1 RACES TO AWS AS OFFICIAL CLOUD PROVIDER, CITES IMPORTANCE OF MACHINE LEARNING CAPABILITIES

    Jul 02, 2018

    It has been described by Citrix as a ‘never-ending technology arms race to optimise performance’ – and now Formula 1 has gotten a further boost by selecting Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its official cloud and machine learning provider.The move will see Formula 1 move the vast major...

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    SD-WAN: IT’S TIME TO BECOME THE MASTER OF YOUR NETWORK

    Jun 29, 2018

    He-Man may have been a master of the universe, but us mere mortals may have to set our goals slightly lower. For many network managers, the network is their own mini universe, but unfortunately, they often don’t have the control or visibility over it that they would like.Software-defined WAN (...

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    MICROSOFT'S ENTERPRISE IOT PUSH MOVES TO THE INTELLIGENT EDGE

    Jun 28, 2018

    Microsoft's internet of things (IoT) product strategy for enterprises just took a major turn.Azure IoT Edge is generally available, the Redmond, Wash., software maker announced on June 27, bringing with it the quality and support assurances required for production IoT deployments that enable the...

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    HEALTHCARE CLOUD COMPUTING EVOLVES WITH INTEROPERABLE PLATFORMS

    Jun 28, 2018

    Organizations are using more flexible technologies together as healthcare cloud computing continues to evolve. Interoperability and flexibility in IT tools are crucial as organizations continue to use technology solutions to support the demands of a hospital environment. Enterprise organizations are...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD ADDS FIFTH U.S. REGION, LAUNCHES MANAGED NAS SERVICE

    Jun 27, 2018

    Google Cloud rolled out several updates today including a new U.S. region, a network attached storage (NAS) service, and general availability of its transfer appliance that lets customers migrate petabyte-capacity data to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). In July Google will launch a new Los Angeles clou...

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    SERVERLESS CLOUD COMPUTING IS THE NEXT BIG THING

    Jun 26, 2018

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

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    RACKSPACE, HPE EXPAND ON-PREMISES CLOUD WITH PAY-AS-YOU-GO KUBERNETES

    Jun 26, 2018

    HPE and Rackspace are building on their alliance from last November, when they first introduced an OpenStack-based pay-per-use system designed to compete with public cloud providers. The two now offer pay as you go to Rackspace’s VMware and Kubernetes private cloud services. Rackspace launched...

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    THREE UNBEATABLE SECURITY ADVANTAGES OF CLOUD-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    Jun 25, 2018

    Cloud-based solutions have never been more popular than ever. Proponents and opponents have their reasons to keep debates fuelled, but small to mid-sized businesses shouldn’t ignore the security benefits cloud can offer. Implementing cloud-based solutions for your business is certain to bring ...

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    GOING UP: PUBLIC CLOUD MARKET CONTINUES TO SOAR WITH 2017 ‘PIVOTAL’ YEAR, SAYS IDC

    Jun 25, 2018

    2017 was a ‘pivotal’ year in expanding public cloud service adoption according to IDC – with spending growth remaining at a constant level despite the overall market tripling in size. The figures, which come from the analyst firm’s latest Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Ser...

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    AWS LEADS ACROSS ALL GEOGRAPHIES IN PUBLIC CLOUD – WITH ALIBABA SECOND IN APAC

    Jun 22, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has total geographic dominance in public cloud – but while Microsoft and Google secure second and third place through most of the globe, Alibaba is a clear second in APAC.This is the key finding from the latest note by Synergy Research, which focused on Q1 data - alth...

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    A CDO’S GUIDE TO DATA WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION: WHY IT IS NEEDED AND HOW TO SUCCEED WITH DATA

    Jun 21, 2018

    The four “Vs” of data are well known – volume, velocity, variety and veracity. However, data warehousing infrastructure in many organisations is no longer equipped to handle these. The fifth elusive “V” – value – is even more evasive. Meeting these challenge...

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    GLOBAL AND US CLOUD COMPUTING, 5G, AND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES WITH ANALYSIS AND FORECASTS, 2018-2023 - THE NEW DRIVERS OF NETWORK AND EQUIPMENT MARKET

    Jun 20, 2018

    If you are involved in forecasting, manufacturing, purchasing, or utilizing DWDM, ROADMs, network Routers and network Switches, this report will become your major tool. It offers forecasts for not only units (US and World-wide, 2018-2023) and market forecasts, but also breaks down those forecasts by...

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    A DATA CENTRE WITH NO CENTRE: WHY THE CLOUD OF THE FUTURE WILL LIVE IN OUR HOMES

    Jun 20, 2018

    When we talk about the home of the future, we might think of technologies that will bring convenience to our lives. Refrigerators that know when we’ve run out of milk and order more for us, perhaps, or 3D printers that will make any shape of pasta you can imagine. But while this Jetsons-like v...

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    10 SIGNS YOUR CLIENTS NEED TO DEPLOY AZURE

    Jun 19, 2018

    Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of services to help an organisation meet business challenges. Azure is a cloud platform for building, deploying and managing services and applications, allowing you and your clients to meet all your needs through all their services, within one platform. Opera...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD OPENS UP IN FINLAND, USES NATURAL COOLING FOR SUSTAINABILITY

    Jun 18, 2018

    Google Cloud is now open for business in Finland, making it the 16th region to launch across five continents. The move was first announced at the start of the year when Google significantly expanded its infrastructure, with five new regions and three subsea cables. Facilities in the Netherlands and ...

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    WHY DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SPENDING WILL REACH $1.1 TRILLION – AND WHAT HAPPENS FROM HERE

    Jun 15, 2018

    Across the globe, CEOs continue to promote business technology-enabled growth. Worldwide spending on the technologies and services that enable digital transformation (DX) is forecast to be more than $1.1 trillion in 2018 - that's an increase of 16.8 percent over the $958 billion spent in 2017, a...

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    DEVOPS AND MICROSERVICES WILL BE HUGE FOR BUSINESS – BUT MANY ORGS ARE NOWHERE NEAR IT YET

    Jun 13, 2018

    Mind the gap please: according to new research from the Ponemon Institute, the gap between organisations’ ideal DevOps and microservices capabilities and what they are actually able to deliver is costing enterprises on average $34 million per year.The study, which was sponsored by hybrid cloud...

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    CEBIT 2018: HUAWEI LAUNCHES HYBRID CLOUD OFFERING ON AZURE STACK

    Jun 12, 2018

    Huawei has launched a hybrid cloud service built for Azure Stack, Microsoft's offering that brings Azure into customers' datacentres as a private cloud.Built on Huawei's FusionServer V5 servers and CloudEngine switches, Huawei said the tool will allow enterprises to enable digital transf...

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    FOUR MAJOR CHALLENGES OF ADOPTING CLOUD BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE – AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

    Jun 11, 2018

    With nine in 10 sales and marketing teams insisting that cloud-based business intelligence (BI) technology is necessary to the management of their strategies, it’s no wonder that the adoption has exploded in recent years. However, many businesses, especially small to medium sized enterprises (...

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    GOOGLE ADDS SINGLE-TENANT VMS FOR COMPLIANCE, LICENSE CARES

    Jun 08, 2018

    Google's latest VM runs counter to standard public cloud frameworks, but its added flexibility checks off another box for enterprise clients.Google Cloud customers can now access sole-tenant nodes on Google Compute Engine. The benefits for these single-tenant VMs, currently in beta, are threefol...

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    AS EMPLOYEE USE OF CLOUD APPS EXPLODES – CAN CASBS HELP?

    Jun 07, 2018

    Rapid adoption of software as a service (SaaS) has changed the security paradigm for enterprise applications. Provisioning is no longer an activity performed solely by IT; instead, business managers are independently purchasing cloud apps and skipping security practices. This leaves enterprise data ...

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    JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD: THE MOST COMMON CHALLENGES AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

    Jun 06, 2018

    Cloud has firmly secured its place on IT professionals’ agenda, with 95% citing it as one of the top five most important IT strategies today, according to the SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2018: The Intersection of Hype and Performance. However, migrating a database to the cloud is not a straigh...

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    HOW DEVOPS AFFECTS IT PERFORMANCE – AND WHY AUTOMATION IS NOT UNIVERSAL AMONG COMPANIES YET

    Jun 05, 2018

    Everyone’s talking a good game when it comes to DevOps strategies – but automation is not as widespread in organisations as one might think.That’s the key verdict from software management provider Puppet in its latest report. The report, State of DevOps Market Segmentation, aims to...

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    ORGANISATIONS NEED ‘REALITY CHECK’ ON CLOUD COSTS, RESEARCH ADVOCATES

    Jun 04, 2018

    How do you balance your cloud and on-premises budget – and how do you get the most out of it? It has long been a problem for organisations once they decide they want to move their systems to the cloud – and according to new research from SoftwareONE, companies continue to suffer from hig...

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    PAAS PLATFORMS ARE DEAD, THANKS TO IAAS PROVIDERS

    Jun 01, 2018

    Some time in 2017 or 2018, at a date that is much in dispute, private and public PaaS died of neglect. While once a part of the NIST definition of cloud computing, PaaS lived a wonderful life in the early days of cloud computing as a place to build new cloud-based applications. Standards were formed...

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    THE EVOLUTION OF STORAGE FROM ON-PREMISE TO CLOUD

    May 29, 2018

    Anyone that has kept up with this column knows I tend to focus on one storage architecture more than any other – the hybrid-cloud storage architecture. That’s because I truly believe in its ability to meet the challenges of today’s IT storage – ever-expanding data, multiple s...

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    GARTNER’S 2018 IAAS MAGIC QUADRANT: GOOGLE JOINS LEADERS’ ZONE AS ONLY SIX VENDORS MAKE CUT

    May 29, 2018

    Google has clambered into the leaders’ section of Gartner’s latest infrastructure as a service (IaaS) Magic Quadrant, while the wheat has been separated from the chaff. The annual report concluded that the cloud IaaS market is now a three-horse race in the top right box, with the leaders...

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    MICROSOFT BOOSTS GDPR COMPLIANCE, STORAGE SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

    May 25, 2018

    Data security and regulatory compliance are hot topics these days, due in no small part to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect on May 25. Helping its cloud customers better adapt to the tough new data privacy provisions in the law, Microsoft announced...

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    RUNNING EXTREME WORKLOADS IN THE CLOUD: A GUIDE

    May 24, 2018

    As any IT professional knows, running large and resource intensive workloads in the cloud is extremely difficult. The cloud is often billed as a panacea, but the truth is that for most organisations, architecting large workloads in the cloud is a heroic endeavour – one that must be executed wi...

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    ORCHESTRATION IN THE CLOUD: WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

    May 24, 2018

    Can orchestration be considered a better alternative to provisioning and configuration management, especially in the case of cloud-native applications? We can look at this from a variety of angles; comparing against data centre-oriented solutions; differentiating orchestration of infrastructure (in ...

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    THE TOP FIVE IN-DEMAND CLOUD SKILLS FOR 2018

    May 23, 2018

    As businesses of every size push forward with cloud projects in 2018, the demand for cloud skills is accelerating. Public cloud adoption is expected to climb significantly and the IDC predict spending will reach £197 billion in just three years. But as cutting-edge technologies, like machine l...

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    CONCERN OVER CLOUD STORAGE SECURITY REMAINS SAYS SPICEWORKS – BUT GOOD NEWS FOR ONEDRIVE

    May 22, 2018

    One in four respondents to a survey from IT community Spiceworks say they remain unconvinced by cloud storage security – with Microsoft OneDrive holding firm as the most popular service.The study, which polled more than 500 respondents from organisations across North America and Europe, found ...

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    WHY BUILDING A CLOUD-NATIVE DESKTOP SERVICE IS A DIFFERENT GAME TO VDI

    May 17, 2018

    Since virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and remote desktop session host (RDSH) technology has been available, vendors have offered on-premises solutions. Because these companies have made a name for themselves, most people familiar with the VDI space assume that the vendors who’ve been in t...

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    WHY ENTERPRISES WASTE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS ON DATA PREPARATION

    May 17, 2018

    Making sure clean data is flowing inside an enterprise is like keeping a close eye on a motor vehicle’s oil level and quality; you do not want to “run dirty” in either case, because all it can do is gum up the works. Clean data can be described as complete, accurate, relevant, up t...

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    VERIZON MOVES TO AWS AS PREFERRED PUBLIC CLOUD PROVIDER

    May 16, 2018

    Verizon is moving to Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred public cloud provider – migrating more than 1,000 business critical applications and backend systems in the process. The announcement, made by AWS, notes that Verizon first started working with the cloud infrastructure behemoth in...

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    GOOGLE STARTS BETA TESTS OF HIGH-MEMORY CLOUD VMS FOR DEMANDING APPS

    May 16, 2018

    Enterprises now have a new option for running memory-intensive applications on Google's cloud platform. The company this week announced beta availability of n1-ultramem, a new family of memory-optimized virtual machine (VM) instances that Google says is well suited for applications such as data ...

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    GOOGLE AIMS TO SIMPLIFY ITS CLOUD STORAGE WITH ONE PLAN

    May 15, 2018

    Google’s focus on the enterprise side of cloud has been strong in recent months – but it has by no means neglected the consumer arena either with a new storage plan and price cuts to match. The company has announced the launch of Google One, a premium tier cloud storage offering aimed at...

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    HOW CLOUD SCALABILITY IS SEDUCING THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

    May 14, 2018

    The financial sector, while forging ahead in other areas of digital transformation, has been relatively slow to adopt the cloud and there has been good reason for it: banks have to deal with highly sensitive data and sharing data storage and compute resources with others could not even be envisaged,...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD AIMS SQUARELY AT ENTERPRISE WITH VELOSTRATA ACQUISITION

    May 14, 2018

    Google is set to acquire enterprise cloud migration provider Velostrata, citing the Israel-based company’s ‘technical strength’ as key alongside potential capabilities for their customers around advanced data analytics and machine learning. Velostrata’s primary goal is to spe...

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    BIGGER THAN LINUX: THE RISE OF CLOUD NATIVE

    May 12, 2018

    The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s first KubeCon + CloudNativeCon of the year took place in the Bella Center, Copenhagen. A giant greenhouse of a building with snaking industrial pipework and connecting concrete bridges; it's a vast container made of glass letting in light. A suitable...

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    NUTANIX LOOKS TO TURN ITS HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE (HCI) PRODUCTS INTO A PLATFORM

    May 11, 2018

    Every big vendor has had to start small and then grow into a major platform. Nutanix is no exception. And this week at its .NEXT user conference, the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) provider outlined a plan to move from being a niche vendor that makes VDI work better to becoming the next big ent...

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    TARGETING HYBRID CLOUD SECTOR, RED HAT AND IBM ANNOUNCE EXPANDED COLLABORATION

    May 10, 2018

    This week at the Red Hat Summit, Red Hat Inc. has announced a handful of collaborations, partnershipsand roadmaps, among them its plans to focus on the hybrid cloud sector by expanding the company's relationship with technology juggernaut IBM Corp.As container technology becomes more reliable to...

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    CLOUD MIGRATION BEST PRACTICES: PREPARING FOR CHANGE

    May 10, 2018

    When the moment comes that you decide it’s time to move your business to the cloud: rejoice! As my favorite Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi once said, “You’ve just taken your first step into a larger world. But adapting your business for success in the cloud isn’t the easiest nut ...

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    RED HAT OPENSHIFT TIE-UPS TARGET HYBRID CLOUD PORTABILITY

    May 09, 2018

    Red Hat is betting that hybrid cloud is the future of IT, and OpenShift is the thread to stitch the disparate pieces together. Red Hat and Microsoft plan to offer a jointly managed service to run OpenShift on the Azure public cloud, available in preview within the coming months. Attendees at the Red...

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    VDI DEPLOYMENT BEST PRACTICES: A GUIDE

    May 09, 2018

    Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) can bring significant benefits to organisations looking to be more agile, as well as reduce the cost and complexity of managing a variety of client desktops, laptops, and mobile handheld devices. Organisations using VDI are able to benefit from centralised deskto...

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    NUTANIX ADDS SDN, MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT TO SOFTWARE STACK

    May 09, 2018

    Nutanix today added software-defined networking (SDN) and other cloud services to its software stack to kick off its .NEXT conference. The new SDN tool called Flow comes built into the company’s Enterprise Cloud OS software stack. It provides microsegmentation, network automation and visualiza...

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    IT’S TIME TO BUILD A MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY TO MAKE THE BEST OF FALLING PUBLIC CLOUD PRICES

    May 08, 2018

    This year will see a marked increase in competition for public cloud dollars – and not just from incumbents like Amazon and Google. As demand for the cloud grows, big companies from China are making significant moves to expand their global reach – with Alibaba in particular moving aggres...

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    ORACLE STEPS UP AUTONOMOUS IT PUSH WITH THREE MORE 'SELF-DRIVING' CLOUD SERVICES

    May 07, 2018

    Oracle released three more autonomous cloud services Monday as part of its bid to differentiate itself in a crowded cloud market with "self-driving" database and development platforms. The three new products ares: Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud; Oracle  Autonomous Integration Cloud...

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    IBM CTO DEFINES MULTI-CLOUD REALITY AT KUBECON EUROPE

    May 04, 2018

    The term "multi-cloud" is often heard at IT conferences today, but what does it really mean and is it a future state or something that is real today? In a video interview with eWEEK at the KubeCon and CloudNativeCon Europe 2018 event here, Jason McGee, vice president and CTO of IBM Cloud P...

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    ALIBABA POSTS $700 MILLION QUARTERLY CLOUD REVENUES, CITES AI IN STRATEGIC PLAYS

    May 04, 2018

    Revenues at Alibaba have soared to $9.8 billion US (£7.2bn) for the company’s most recent quarter – with cloud computing revenues nudging $700 million. The figures represent another good quarter for the Chinese eCommerce giant, whose cloud push continues to intensify. Cloud revenue...

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    A GUIDE: HOW TO APPLY THE NIST CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK TO AWS IMPLEMENTATIONS

    May 03, 2018

    If public cloud services are in your IT mix, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is a great way to evaluate security needs and develop a robust security strategy. The NIST CSF identifies five key cybersecurity functions - “Identify,” “Protect,” “Detect,” &ldquo...

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    GOOGLE'S WORKFLOW-FOCUSED CLOUD COMPOSER SERVICE ENTERS BETA

    May 03, 2018

    Google has launched a new cloud service called Cloud Composer to help organisations design, create, and manage consistent workflows within Google Cloud Platform (GCP).The service, which is currently in beta, is designed to develop, schedule and monitor enterprise workflows across internal datacentre...

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    RSTOR EMERGES FROM STEALTH WITH OVERLAY FABRIC ENABLING MULTI-CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

    May 02, 2018

    RStor, a Silicon Valley-based startup backed by Cisco Systems and led by a roster of experts in high-performance computing, enterprise IT and hyper-scale infrastructure, emerged from stealth last week looking to enable a true multi-cloud experience. Giovanni Coglitore, RStor's founder and CEO, t...

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    MANY EUROPEAN ORGANISATIONS LACKING FULLY FLEDGED MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY, SAYS IDC

    May 02, 2018

    Multi-cloud is certainly a compelling trend – but according to new data from IDC, fewer than 10% of European organisations are fully on-board with a multi-cloud strategy. The analyst firm argues that multiple cloud service usage will be an inevitability – but understanding and strategy f...

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    MASTERING MULTI-CLOUD SCENARIOS

    May 01, 2018

    In step with the trend toward digital transformation, the global public cloud services market is projected to grow by 21.4 percent in 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017, according to research by Gartner. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is the fastest-growing market segme...

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    DANGER WITHIN: DEFENDING CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS AGAINST INSIDER THREATS

    May 01, 2018

    According to a recent study by Crowd Research Partners, over 90% of organisations feel vulnerable to insider attacks. This should come as no surprise. Cloud adoption and bring your own device (BYOD) policies have greatly improved businesses’ agility, but have also made sensitive business data ...

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    SAAS ADOPTION IS OUTPACING BUSINESS’S ABILITY TO SECURE IT

    Apr 30, 2018

    As the rate of cloud and SaaS adoption increases in businesses, IT teams are primarily concerned with data privacy, new research contends, with 64% of ITDMs believing that their organisation’s SaaS adoption is outpacing their ability to secure it. But nearly half agree that their organisation ...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD EXPANDS ITS BET ON MANAGED DATABASE SERVICES

    Apr 26, 2018

    Google  announced a number of updates to its cloud-based database services today. For the most part, we’re not talking about any groundbreaking new products here, but all of these updates address specific pain points that enterprises suffer when they move to the cloud. As Google Director ...

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    AWS LAUNCHES BLOCKCHAIN SERVICE – SIX MONTHS AFTER SAYING IT WASN’T INTERESTED IN THE TECHNOLOGY

    Apr 26, 2018

    It turns out Amazon Web Services (AWS) may have been throwing us all a bit of a curveball with regards to blockchain. The cloud infrastructure giant has announced the launch of AWS Blockchain Templates – having previously said the technology wasn’t in the company’s plans. Back in N...

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    GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR DATA CENTRES: HOW MUCH ENERGY IS YOUR IT SYSTEM WASTING?

    Apr 26, 2018

    The modern-day enterprise is conscious of the environment, and with many corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes, you will of course find recycling schemes or even smart lights that switch themselves off when no one is in the room, all in order to save energy. But when we look at the bigges...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD SECURING ‘LARGER, MORE STRATEGIC’ DEALS AS LATEST FINANCIALS ANNOUNCED

    Apr 25, 2018

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai says his company’s cloud operations are ‘growing well’ with larger, strategic deals in place as more impressive financial results were revealed. The company’s parent, Alphabet, posted Q118 financials earlier this week with $31.15 billion (£22.3b...

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    SAP OFFERS MANUFACTURERS FURTHER ROUTE INTO THE CLOUD WITH NEW RELEASE

    Apr 24, 2018

    German software giant SAP has announced the launch of its Digital Manufacturing Cloud, which will enable manufacturing providers to deploy Industry 4.0 technologies in the cloud. The announcement was made at the 2018 Hannover Messe, the yearly technological jamboree for all things industrial. The pr...

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    NEW RESEARCH EXPLORES CHALLENGES AND POTENTIAL WITH CLOUD-BASED ANALYTICS

    Apr 24, 2018

    What is the state of cloud analytics today? New research from Teradata argues that while most organisations want to run all of their analytics in the cloud by 2023, the journey is taking longer than anticipated. The findings, which appear in the company’s latest report, titled ‘The State...

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    KEEPING SECRETS: TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR DATA IN AWS S3

    Apr 23, 2018

    Amazon Web Services is the juggernaut in the cloud provider space, and with any piece of technology comes the need for proper security. In this regard, AWS is no exception. In this piece, we will shortly discuss the latest breaches of public S3 buckets, provide an overview of the two ways to protect...

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    THE STATE OF CLOUD BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE 2018: WHY USAGE CONTINUES TO SOAR

    Apr 23, 2018

    These and other many other fascinating insights are from Dresner Advisory Services 2018 Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence Market Study (client access reqd.) of the Wisdom of Crowds® series of research. The goal of the 7th annual edition of the study seeks to quantify end-user deployment ...

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    WHY THE CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET IS SET TO REACH $52.3BN IN 2018

    Apr 20, 2018

    Cloud service adoption continues to grow, as traditional IT vendors react to market demand. Total spending on IT infrastructure products for deployment in cloud environments is forecast to reach $52.3 billion in 2018 -- that's year-over-year growth of 10.9 percent, according to the latest worldw...

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    THE RIGHT WAY TO PICK A CLOUD DATABASE

    Apr 20, 2018

    It’s all the rage these days: moving on-premises data to the cloud. But should you use cloud-native databases or databases that run both in the cloud and on-premises? There are trade-offs between the cloud-native (meaning “cloud-only”) and dual cloud/on-premises options, mostly inv...

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    HOW TO MAKE TEST ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT MORE EFFICIENT THAN EVER

    Apr 18, 2018

    “Software is eating the world”, claimed Marc Andreessen back in 2011; though it may have seemed like an exaggeration when his essay was published, so far he has been proved correct. Now that software exists across every industry, organisations that rely on information need to reimagine t...

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    VERIZON PARTNERS TO BUNDLE SDN PACKAGES

    Apr 18, 2018

    Verizon has teamed up with other major players in the software-defined networking (SDN) arena to bundle virtualization services for enterprises looking for an easier onramp to the new technology. Verizon last week announced Virtual Network Services (VNS) Solution Bundles, seeking to automate the del...

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    DATA VISIBILITY, CONTROL TOP CLOUD CONCERNS AT RSA

    Apr 18, 2018

    RSA CONFERENCE 2018 – San Francisco – Businesses moving their data and processes to the cloud are worried about the ability to view and secure them, as indicated by trends and announcements at RSA. Visibility and control were two commonly voiced concerns related to cloud security. In a p...

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    MICROSOFT TAKES HOLISTIC APPROACH TO IOT SECURITY CONCERNS

    Apr 18, 2018

    Microsoft's latest push takes an end-to-end approach to IoT security concerns in a bid to encourage customers to build applications that incorporate connected devices. Microsoft Azure Sphere, currently in preview, provides layered security for applications that rely on IoT devices at three level...

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    THE KEY CHALLENGES OF MIGRATING DATABASES TO THE CLOUD: PLANNING AND PERFORMANCE

    Apr 17, 2018

    As enterprises continue to embark on their digital transformation journeys part of this change may involve migrating in-house applications, databases and data to the cloud.  But while all the benefits of cloud are widely understood, migrating a database or an application to the cloud is not alw...

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    HOW THE CHANGING SECURITY LANDSCAPE IS FORCING CLOUD PROVIDERS TO RESPOND

    Apr 17, 2018

    The RSA Conference in San Francisco is a hotbed of news, analysis and reports on the security industry, with research from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and automation software provider Sonatype being of particular interest. The CSA report, State of Cloud Security 2018, assesses the steps cloud ...

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    AUTOMATION, DEVOPS AND UNIFIED SECURITY MANAGEMENT KEY TO CURE CLOUD ILLS, SAYS MCAFEE

    Apr 16, 2018

    Cloud services are becoming practically ubiquitous – but according to the latest study from McAfee, one in four organisations who use the public cloud has had their data stolen. The findings appear in ‘Navigating a Cloudy Sky: Practical Guidance and the State of Cloud Security’, a ...

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    SINGAPORE OVERTAKES HONG KONG TO BECOME STRONGEST ASIA PACIFIC CLOUD NATION

    Apr 16, 2018

    Singapore has overtaken Hong Kong to be the number one cloud-ready Asia Pacific nation, according to the latest report from the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA).The two regions have swapped places since the previous analysis two years ago, with New Zealand retaining bronze medal position, and...

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    HONG KONG ANALYSIS SHOWS IMPORTANCE OF CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES IN IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY AND ROI

    Apr 13, 2018

    Cloud technologies are key to Hong Kong businesses according to a new report from SolarWinds – but containers, blockchain and robotics still have a fair way to go yet. The findings appear in the company’s latest IT trends report, ‘The Intersection of Hype and Performance.’ Th...

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    DATA CENTRES AND CLOUD NETWORKS: SECURITY IN THE MODERN CONTEXT

    Apr 13, 2018

    Traditionally, companies have sought to create a hardened IT network perimeter that kept all potential cyber threats out and to protect organisations through the use of network security platforms such as firewalls. In the modern context, however, this has become a restrictive and dangerous approach ...

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    PUBLIC CLOUD MARKET TO SURPASS $300BN BY 2021 SAYS GARTNER – WITH 21% GROWTH THIS YEAR

    Apr 12, 2018

    Public cloud continues to go up and up: according to Gartner, the market will grow 21.4% in 2018 to total $186.4 billion (£131.4bn). Almost 40% of this will come from software as a service (SaaS), with a quarter to come from what Gartner calls cloud business process services (BPaaS) – delivering bus...

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    GARTNER: CLOUD GIANTS' DOMINANCE POSES CHALLENGES FOR USERS

    Apr 12, 2018

    Gartner predicts the top 10 cloud providers will account for 70% of IaaS revenues in the next three years, with the likes of AWS, Microsoft, Google and Rackspace dominating the leaderboard more than ever. These top 10 firms took 50% of the market in 2017, according to Gartner's Forecast Analysis...

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    CROSS-CLOUD SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COMES TO AZURE

    Apr 10, 2018

    Back in the early 2000s, while working as an architect in an IT consulting company, I became fascinated by the promise of service-oriented architectures. Taking an API-first approach to application development made a lot of sense to me, as did the idea of using a message- and event-driven approach t...

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    HPE POINTNEXT ACQUIRES AZURE CLOUD CONSULTING PROVIDER REDPIXIE

    Apr 10, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Pointnext unit has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RedPixie, a United Kingdom cloud consulting company that builds and manages Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud solutions for financial services firms. The eight-year-old cloud consultant, which was a finalis...

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    CISCO BROADENS TETRATION SECURITY DELIVERY WITH CLOUD, VIRTUAL BUYING OPTIONS

    Apr 10, 2018

    Cisco has added new cloud and virtual deployment options for customers looking to buy into its Tetration Analytics security system. Cisco’s Tetration system gathers information from hardware and software sensors and analyzes it using big-data analytics and machine learning to offer IT managers...

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    IBM LAUNCHES ‘SKINNY MAINFRAME’ FOR THE CLOUD

    Apr 09, 2018

    IBM is launching what it calls a “skinny mainframe” for cloud computing. The system is built around IBM z14 mainframe technology, and it features a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame case design, allowing for easy placement into public cloud data centers and for private cloud deploy...

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    THE INTANGIBLES OF PICKING A PUBLIC CLOUD: THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS' VIEWPOINT

    Apr 09, 2018

    Beyond the cost equation is a composite set of variables to consider when choosing what public cloud platform to launch/relocate an organization’s next venture. In “The intangibles of picking a public cloud,” I covered some intangibles for a CIO or CTO to consider, such as a cloud ...

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    MICROSOFT RESPONDS TO SPEED OF CLOUD ACT ENACTMENT AND DATA PRIVACY CONCERNS

    Apr 06, 2018

    Microsoft has admitted the speed in which the CLOUD Act was enacted was ‘a bit of a shock’ – but added there was more to do to protect users’ privacy rights across borders. The act, which stands for ‘clarifying lawful overseas use of data’, was signed into law two...

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    HOW SHOULD BUSINESSES RESPOND TO THE SECURITY CHALLENGES OF MULTI-CLOUD?

    Apr 06, 2018

    More and more, hybrid multi-cloud is generally accepted to be the IT architecture of the future. Only multi-cloud offers the flexibility, the scalability and the security benefits that modern businesses demand. But a decision to embrace a multi-cloud-first strategy is only the beginning - companies ...

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    Apr 06, 2018

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    GOOGLE INTRODUCES NETWORK LOGGING, MONITORING TOOL FOR CLOUD CUSTOMERS

    Apr 05, 2018

    Enterprise customers of Google's cloud platform now have a new option for logging and monitoring network traffic for security and performance issues. The company this week introduced VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) Flow Logs, a function that gives administrators a way to track network flows down to ...

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    GET SMART: ACHIEVING DATA-DRIVEN INSIGHTS THROUGH A MODERNISED IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Apr 05, 2018

    Many organisations are beginning to rely on real-time insights to drive mission-critical business decisions, but a recent study by Accenture and HfS Research states that nearly 80% of companies can’t make data-driven decisions due to a lack of skills and technology. Based on a global survey, r...

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    BACK TO BLACK: HOW TO ENSURE A DATA CENTRE’S CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS WHEN NEEDED

    Apr 05, 2018

    For cloud providers and their many customers a robust and continuously available power supply is amongst the most important reasons for placing IT equipment in a data centre. It’s puzzling therefore why so many data centres fail repeatedly in measuring up to such a mission critical requirement...

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    ORACLE ADDS AI AND BARE METAL TO UK CLOUD REGION

    Apr 04, 2018

    Oracle has built out its UK cloud offering with the addition of several new services to its local region. Those include Oracle's autonomous database, Exadata, AI and blockchain, which are all now available from its UK data centres, meaning organisations that store their data locally can now leve...

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    LAWYERS MORE INFLUENTIAL THAN IT STAFF IN CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

    Apr 03, 2018

    Traditionally considered risk-adverse, lawyers are twice as more influential than in-house technology staff, new research finds. Lawyers, not IT professionals and consultants, wield the most influence in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region when it comes to cloud deployments, a new survey has found.

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    EVALUATING CONTAINER-BASED VNF DEPLOYMENT FOR CLOUD-NATIVE NFV

    Apr 03, 2018

    The requirements of cloud native VNFs (virtual network functions) for telecom are different than IT applications – and VNF deployment using microservices and containers can help realising cloud-native NFV implementation success.The best application for NFV is how it will be integrated, archite...

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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES NEW AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND AZURE REGIONS

    Apr 03, 2018

    Microsoft’s latest Azure update has managed to cover two of its more recent trends with the announcement of new regions for Australia and New Zealand. The company has already this month focused on expanding its geographic footprint, as well as beefing up its government cloud options. With the ...

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    MICROSOFT ADDS AZURE AVAILABILITY ZONES, STRETCHES AUSTRALIAN CLOUD

    Apr 02, 2018

    Microsoft is accelerating its transformation into cloud-first technology company, not only with major personnel moves, but also by increasing the reach of its Azure cloud-computing operations. Recently, the company announced the general availability of its new cloud application service called Azure ...

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    WHY IT’S TIME FOR MANUFACTURERS TO TAKE SECURITY IN THE CLOUD SERIOUSLY

    Mar 30, 2018

    Manufacturers deal with sensitive data every day. This includes test and quality data, warranty information, device history records, and especially the engineering specifications for a product that are highly confidential. Trusting that data to a cloud-based application or cloud services provider is...

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    8 CRITICAL ITEMS TO SELECTING A CLOUD PROVIDER

    Mar 29, 2018

    Years ago, there was a saying “You can’t be fired for selecting IBM.” In today’s competitive business environment, selecting a cloud provider is a critical strategic decision. This article explores some of the areas to focus on as you embark down the cloud evaluation and sele...

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    EIGHT STEPS FOR A PAIN-FREE CLOUD MIGRATION: ASSESSMENT, MIGRATION AND SUPPORT

    Mar 29, 2018

    Cloud adoption by UK companies has now neared 90%, according to Cloud Industry Forum, and it won’t be long before all organisations are benefiting to some degree from the flexibility, efficiency and cost-savings of the cloud. Moving past the first wave of adoption we’re seeing businesses...

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    GODADDY GOES ALL-IN ON AWS, CITING CONTAINERS EXPERTISE AS KEY

    Mar 29, 2018

    Hosting provider GoDaddy is going all-in on Amazon Web Services (AWS) moving the ‘vast majority of its infrastructure’ over to Amazon as well as maintaining an active interest in containerised apps.The move, announced by AWS, will see GoDaddy utilise various services, including Amazon EK...

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    WINDOWS CHIEF LEAVING MICROSOFT IN CLOUD-, AI-FOCUSED REORGANIZATION

    Mar 29, 2018

    giant's continual evolution from a maker of packaged software products to a provider of artificial intelligence technologies and cloud computing services. In an email to employees, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlined how the company is being arranged into three distinct engineering groups in th...

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    IT SCIENCE CASE STUDY: ALIGNING SECURITY WITH A CLOUD-FIRST IT STRATEGY

    Mar 29, 2018

    Here is the latest article in a new eWEEK feature series called IT Science, in which we look at what actually happens at the intersection of new-gen IT and legacy systems. Unless it’s brand new and right off various assembly lines, servers, storage and networking inside every IT system can be ...

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    ORACLE ANNOUNCES FIRST AUTONOMOUS DATABASE SERVICE, PROMISES TO ‘REDEFINE CLOUD DATABASE’

    Mar 28, 2018

    Larry Ellison praised Amazon for ‘inventing’ the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market – but with the announcement of the first service based on Oracle’s much-touted autonomous database, the company aims to go bigger and better than the IaaS behemoth. At an event yesterda...

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    PIVOT3’S BRINGS HCI PLATFORM TO AWS FOR SIMPLER PUBLIC CLOUD

    Mar 28, 2018

    Pivot3 has announced it will be running its Pivot3 Cloud Edition on Amazon Web Services (AWS), to better customer service and management. The hyper-converged infrastructure technology will be ran on AWS to enable customers to simply, optimise and automate multi-cloud environments with the aim of bet...

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    WHY IOT SECURITY SHOULD KEEP YOU UP AT NIGHT

    Mar 27, 2018

    Internet of things (IoT)-based attacks are now a part of corporate life. A recent Gartner survey found that nearly 20 percent of organizations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. But wait,” you might say, “we’ll just do better at locking things up, right...

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    LARRY ELLISON: ORACLE WILL DIFFERENTIATE ITS CLOUD WITH AI-POWERED AUTONOMOUS PLATFORM SERVICES

    Mar 27, 2018

    Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison hyped his company's "self-driving" database service Tuesday, revealing it as the first component of a larger strategy to challenge Amazon's dominance in the cloud. Ellison pitched the new Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud, built on the Orac...

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    MORE CLOUD SECURITY EDUCATION NEEDED – BUT SHARED RESPONSIBILITY MESSAGE GETTING THROUGH

    Mar 26, 2018

    Organisations still believe their information is safer on-premise rather than in the cloud – and it’s a mindset that IT security firm Barracuda Networks wants to change. According to the company, who polled more than 600 respondents around their experiences with cloud security, more than...

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    GOOGLE OFFERS DETAILS ON DDOS MITIGATION SERVICE FOR CLOUD PLATFORM

    Mar 26, 2018

    Google has released more details of its newly announced Cloud Armor system for mitigating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The service is one of about 20 security enhancements Google announced recently as part of a broad effort to convince enterprise customers that they can move mission...

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    HOW AI WILL INFLUENCE THE WORLD OF CLOUD-BASED COLLABORATION AND CONFERENCING

    Mar 23, 2018

    Those who attended Cloud Expo Europe earlier this week took their opportunity to assess the next level of cloud services, ranging from blockchain, to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The cloud underpins these technologies and enables them to flourish, while as this publication has ...

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    KEEPING THE MULTI-CLOUD WORLD SAFE: ENSURING CONTROL AND VISIBILITY

    Mar 23, 2018

    The world is going multi-cloud. Organisations seek the efficiency, speed, scalability and reduced costs that cloud promises and are rapidly moving applications and data into more hybrid environments – including to more than one cloud. According to Cisco’s most recent Global Cloud Index, ...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD BEEFS UP SECURITY ON GCP, G SUITE AND MORE IN MAJOR UPDATE

    Mar 22, 2018

    Google Cloud has unveiled major security revamps to its portfolio, across Google Cloud Platform (GCP), G Suite, Chrome Enterprise, and more. The company has made 20 announcements in total in conjunction with the CEO Security Forum in New York. GCP had no fewer than eight notes, with alpha services a...

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    IBM CLOUD TOOLS AIM TO WOO THE UNCONVINCED

    Mar 21, 2018

    IBM wants to be the hub for its customers' cloud usage, and it has added tools to its cloud platform to woo those still uncertain about making that transition. Big Blue has lagged behind in the cloud market, but it has bet on the enterprise market's emerging use of multiple clouds to grow it...

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    HOW THE CLOUD SUPER-PROVIDERS SEE THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE

    Mar 21, 2018

    Earlier this week, analyst firm Cloud Spectator published its latest reporton combining price and performance in the cloud. In the main, its results mirrored previous studies; that the Amazons, Microsofts and Googles of this world may not be the best option for some organisations compared with the h...

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    HOW MULTI-CLOUD IS FORCING ORGANISATIONS TO TAKE A MORE SOPHISTICATED CLOUD APPROACH

    Mar 20, 2018

    Organisations are taking a more sophisticated approach to cloud vendor selection and management with multi-cloud at the heart of this change, according to industry research firm Cloud Spectator. The company has released its latest price-performance analysis for public cloud infrastructure as a servi...

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    THE TOP FIVE REASONS FOR A MULTI-CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

    Mar 19, 2018

    Having been focused in the cloud sector for more than 12 years now, I have experienced much fast paced change and continued assumptions, misunderstanding and over-promising of cloud as the saviour of all ills. Cloud is used as a generic term and yet covers a wide plethora of sub form factors (SaaS &...

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    MULTI-CLOUD IS HERE, AND YOU’RE PROBABLY ALREADY DOING IT

    Mar 19, 2018

    One-cloud-fits-all may work for a small few, but most organizations are leveraging multiple clouds already. Now that we seem to have moved beyond the “do or don’t” phase of enterprise cloud adoption, the question that is frequently asked is “What’s next?” I’...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD OPENS UP FIRST INDONESIAN DATA CENTRE

    Mar 16, 2018

    Alibaba claimed at Mobile World Congress that it was the fastest growing cloud provider in the world – and another step has been taken with the official opening of its Indonesian data centre.The facility, in Jakarta, was first announced in June last year and represents the first data centre op...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD’S INDONESIAN DATA CENTER COMMENCES OPERATION

    Mar 15, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced the commencement of operations for its first data center in Indonesia. The data center is the first global public cloud platform in the country that will now provide a local choice for Indonesian businesses, particularly SMEs a...

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    CLOUDIAN: ON ACQUIRING INFINITY STORAGE, MULTI-CLOUD AND MACHINE LEARNING

    Mar 15, 2018

    To say it has been a busy few weeks for object storage provider Cloudian would be an understatement. The company has pocketed $125 million in funding, issued its most recent product update, and touted a record yearwith particular growth in Europe cited. With the latter in mind, the company today ann...

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    ANALYSTS: HOW TO MAKE IBM CLOUD SERVICES MORE COMPETITIVE

    Mar 15, 2018

    IBM Cloud continues to hum along with Big Blue's customer base, but there's work to do to expand and gain more relevance in the highly competitive cloud market. IBM is not included in what most industry experts often describe as the hyperscale public cloud vendors: Amazon Web Services (AWS),...

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    WHY WE’RE BECOMING SAVVIER IN OUR CLOUD INITIATIVES – WITH OBJECT STORAGE AND CONTAINERS KEY

    Mar 14, 2018

    The latest research report, this time from cloud cost management provider Cloudability, reveals some interesting findings: only four infrastructure services comprise almost 85% of spend among the company’s customers, while changing trends in object storage and containers are becoming apparent....

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    WHY THE CARIBBEAN’S DIGITAL FUTURE DEPENDS UPON THE CLOUD

    Mar 14, 2018

    In 2018, many first-world countries are seeing the remarkable, disruptive impact of the digital economy. In the Caribbean, however, there is no consistent delivery of state-of-the-art information and communication technology (ICT) services from country to country, and the availability of online serv...

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    THE CLOUD DEVELOPS ALONGSIDE INGENUITY: HOW CLOUD IS ESSENTIAL TO UNDERPIN NEW TECHNOLOGIES

    Mar 13, 2018

    The Internet needed a means to maximise its potential – and the solution would need to be highly adaptable and accepting of a wide variety of technology. Cloud computing has evolved with the information age. The Allied Telecom Group describes cloud computing as an interconnected network of rem...

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    GOOGLE ANNOUNCES NEW PRICING FOR STACKDRIVER MONITORING AND LOGGING

    Mar 12, 2018

    Google has introduced what it claims is a simplified pricing model for organizations using its Stackdriver Monitoring and Logging service to manage cloud workloads. Highlights of the new model include a pay-as-you-go pricing option, volume-based pricing discounts and no-cost availability of Google C...

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    NETSPARKER RAISES $40 MILLION TO MEET WEB APPLICATION SECURITY DEMAND

    Mar 12, 2018

    Software security company Netsparker recently raised $40 million in financing in a round led by enterprise software venture capital firm Turn/River Capital. Netsparker was founded in 2009, providing web application security scanning software for pinpointing security flaws in websites, applications a...

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    DRUVA, WIPRO JOIN FOR DATA MANAGEMENT-AS-A-SERVICE IN MOBILE DEVICES

    Mar 08, 2018

    There is yet another new thing being offered “as a service” in town. That would be DMaaS, or data management as a service, and as of March 7 it’s been made available through global consultancy and software developer Wipro and edge device data management provider Druva. The two comp...

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    WHY CLOUD-NATIVE VIRTUAL NETWORK FUNCTIONS ARE IMPORTANT FOR NFV

    Mar 08, 2018

    Virtual network functions (VNFs) are software implementations of network function equipment packaged in virtual machines, on top of commercial off the shelf hardware NFV infrastructure. VNFs are a core part of NFV – as we know the base of NFV was to virtualise the network functions and softwar...

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    PENTAGON OPENS WINNER-TAKES-ALL CLOUD DEFENCE CONTRACT – AS REAN TENDER PARED BACK

    Mar 08, 2018

    Microsoft said earlier this week that government IT had reached a tipping point towards moving to the cloud – and now another large US contract is up for grabs. During an Industry Day yesterday, plans were revealed by the Pentagon for the Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure Cloud (JEDI) op...

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    10 THINGS SOLUTION PROVIDERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS

    Mar 08, 2018

    Now that VMware Cloud on AWS has been on the market, albeit at limited scale, for a half-year, the two enterprise tech giants behind the groundbreaking partnership are taking the next step to advance its capabilities and reach. VMware and AWS CEOs, channel leaders and engineers shared information ab...

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    VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS NOW AVAILABLE IN EUROPE – WITH MORE REGIONS PROMISED

    Mar 07, 2018

    The joint cloud offering from VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is now available in Europe, the former has announced, with London first on the list and Frankfurt to join in due course. VMware Cloud on AWS, which offers benefits to joint customers including workload portability between private and...

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    VMWARE CLOUD FOR AWS GOES LIVE IN AMAZON’S UK DATACENTRES AS HYBRID CLOUD DEMAND GROWS

    Mar 07, 2018

    Technology tie-up between VMware and AWS continues to go from strength to strength as the pair confirm a European expansion of their combined hybrid cloud-enabling service. VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are ramping up the geographical availability of their joint hybrid cloud-enabling service,...

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    MULTICLOUD’S HIDDEN TRADE-OFF: GREATER SECURITY RISK

    Mar 06, 2018

    Multicloud deployments are all the rage these days, and for good reason. They provide the ultimate in enterprises flexibility, letting you mix and match cloud services to meet your exact needs. As a result, they increase business agility and operational cost-efficiency. But the trade-offs are clear....

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    DENSIFY USES AI TO CUT BUSINESSES’ CLOUD SPENDING BY UP TO 80%

    Mar 06, 2018

    Densify, a company that helps enterprises make sure that they’re using their compute resources to the fullest extent possible, announced a new service today that uses AI to cut down customers’ cloud bills. The Cloud Learning Optimization Engine (Cloe for short) analyzes workloads using m...

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    AZURE GOVERNMENT CLOUD SERVICE COULD WORK FOR MANY ENTERPRISES

    Mar 05, 2018

    Microsoft’s March 5 announcement about the integration of Azure Stack and Azure Government is important to enterprises of all kinds—not just government agencies—because it creates a hybrid cloud service that doesn’t need access to the outside world. The combined services allo...

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    WHY EVERY CLOUD HAS A SILVER LINING FOR TODAY’S HR TEAMS

    Mar 05, 2018

    HR has its head in the clouds. Of course, this conjures images of wistful thinking, while not focusing on the job in hand. However, in this instance, nothing could be further from the truth. HR is getting “smarter”, driven by cloud technology and innovations, enabling things to happen qu...

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    GOOGLE TALKS UP CLOUD HEALTHCARE API, PARTNERSHIPS AT HIMSS CONFERENCE

    Mar 05, 2018

    Google is using the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's (HIMSS) conference in Las Vegas this week to showcase its new Cloud Healthcare API and other recent developments in the health care sector.  Among those developments is a new partnership as well as some security and...

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    NEW FIGURES SHOW STAGGERING CAPEX SPENDING OF HYPERSCALE CLOUD PROVIDERS

    Mar 01, 2018

    Hyperscale cloud and data centre operators spent $22 billion on capital expenditure (capex) in the final quarter of 2017 making the total for the year almost $75bn, according to the latest figures from Synergy Research. Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple and Facebook comprise the top five spenders of ...

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    MICROSOFT ADDS CUSTOM VISION, UPGRADED FACE API TO ITS CLOUD AI SLATE

    Mar 01, 2018

    Microsoft launched a public beta of its new Custom Vision service on March 1, enabling developers to build mobile applications that can recognize objects. Part of the Microsoft Cognitive Services collection of cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) APIs, the Custom Vision service "makes it ea...

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    WHY MANUFACTURING CAN’T AFFORD NOT TO INVEST IN AI – AND HOW THE CLOUD ENABLES IT

    Feb 28, 2018

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is often touted as the brain behind Industry 4.0. Even the government is backing this emerging technology with its industrial strategy, which aims to “propel Britain to global leadership of the industries of the future including AI and big data”. Yet research...

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    A GUIDE: SD-WAN AS A TOOL FOR YOUR CLOUD-FIRST STRATEGY

    Feb 28, 2018

    Following a cloud-first strategy is great for IT budgets and business agility but places new demands on the network. Cloud first can significantly impact network operations, as an increasing percentage of traffic flows directly to, from, and between clouds. Unfortunately, the traditional MPLS archit...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD EXPANDS EUROPEAN PUSH AND PREVIEWS CLOUD ENTERPRISE NETWORK OFFERING

    Feb 27, 2018

    MWC Alibaba’s European cloud push continues, with the Chinese provider announcing a series of products for enterprises on the continent around infrastructure, automation, security and more.
    The company has announced eight products in total. On the infrastructure side, launching today, a...

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    APPLE CONFIRMS ICLOUD IS NOW A CUSTOMER OF GOOGLE CLOUD

    Feb 27, 2018

    Apple is relying on Google’s public cloud to provide data storage for its own iCloud servers, according to a file that Apple recently updated on its website. The proof that Apple is a customer of Google was spotted by CNBC and comes after it was widely reported by various media outlets that Go...

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    AMDOCS TEAMS UP WITH AWS TO HELP CSPS FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE IN THE CLOUD

    Feb 26, 2018

    MWC Mobile World Congress 2018 will most likely not be overburdened by pure cloud news this year, so anything that does come this publication’s way is worth checking out: Amdocs has announced a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help cautious communications service providers (CSPs) transfo...

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    WHY CLOUD IS THE CORNERSTONE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HEALTHCARE

    Feb 26, 2018

    Today every part of the business is subject to new expectations, competitors, channels, threats and opportunities. Every business has the potential to be a digital business. As the numbers of smart, connected devices from phones to cars to wearables are growing, companies that quickly deliver digita...

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    MORE ORGANISATIONS USING APIS AND CLOUD-BASED INTEGRATION – BUT MANAGEMENT REMAINS AN ISSUE

    Feb 23, 2018

    More companies are leveraging the power of APIs, but only a small minority has found a sustainable way to create and manage them. That’s the key finding from API platform provider Jitterbit in its latest report. The study, titled ‘2018 State of API Integration’, found that of 450 c...

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    IS YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE PREPARED FOR THE NEW ERA OF AI?

    Feb 23, 2018

    Many have lauded the latest phone from Google, the Pixel 2, applauding its ability to showcase the emerging capabilities of artificial intelligence. Not only does the virtual assistant sound more human than other competitors’ technologies, but it also does a better job of understanding command...

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    DISASTER RECOVERY: THE IMPORTANCE OF CHOOSING THE RIGHT PROVIDER FOR YOU

    Feb 22, 2018

    I wrote an article recently which centred on Gartner’s prediction that the disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) market would grow from $2.01bn in 2017 to $3.7bn by 2021.In my opinion, one of the main drivers for this rapid level of growth is the fact that it is ‘as a service’ and...

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    CISCO CYBERSECURITY REPORT SHOWS HOW CLOUD USE RISES – AND CYBERATTACKS RISE WITH IT

    Feb 22, 2018

    Cloud computing usage continues to grow, but at the expense of security as attackers take advantage, according to the latest Cisco annual cybersecurity report. The study, now in its 11th iteration, puts together threat intelligence and cybersecurity trends from researchers and six technology partner...

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    THE CLOUD GOES CRITICAL IN 2018: DEEP LEARNING, SMART CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE, AND MORE

    Feb 21, 2018

    From cut-throat competition, eyebrow-raising co-opetition, and major advances in cloud-based machine learning, 2017 was a pivotal - and productive - year for the cloud, setting the stage for what looks likely to be the most exciting year yet. The market swing is already in full force. Thanks to a fu...

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    HACKERS RAN CRYPTO MINING SCRIPTS ON TESLA’S CLOUD, RESEARCH REVEALS

    Feb 21, 2018

    Hackers have been running crypto mining scripts on unsecured Kubernetes instances owned by Tesla, according to new research from security monitoring provider RedLock.According to the study, which analysed public cloud environments monitored by RedLock – more than 12 million resources processin...

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    GLOBAL ICT INVESTMENT WILL HIT $4 TRILLION IN 2018 – WITH CLOUD AND HYBRID IT INFRASTRUCTURE DRIVING IT

    Feb 20, 2018

    Information and communications technology (ICT) is an enabler of economic progress, and a driving force of the Global Networked Economy. Those organizations that have mastered the applications of next-generation technologies are making waves of market disruption everywhere. That said, expect more of...

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    TESLA CLOUD ACCOUNT DATA BREACH REVEALED IN REDLOCK SECURITY REPORT

    Feb 20, 2018

    An unsecured Kubernetes container management console allowed cyber-attackers to breach a Tesla cloud account that contained sensitive data, including telemetry data from the company’s electric cars, according to a report by security company RedLock. Details about Tesla cloud account breach whe...

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    CLOUDIAN TOUTS RECORD YEAR AS LATEST OBJECT STORAGE RELEASE EXPLORES MULTI-CLOUD

    Feb 19, 2018

    Storage provider Cloudian says it has achieved record growth for the third year in a row, with revenues up in every geographic segment and particular expansion in Europe.
    The company’s results ‘point to the exploding need for scale-out storage solutions in an era when artificial i...

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    JUNIPER NETWORKS AIMS TO HELP COMPANIES IN MULTI-CLOUD PUSH WITH LATEST OFFERINGS

    Feb 19, 2018

    Juniper Networks has announced the launch of an expanded portfolio which includes helping organisations become ‘multi-cloud ready’. The Sunnyvale-based network and infrastructure provider is including a variety of new offerings in the data centre, campus and branch aspects.
    On the...

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    PUBLIC CLOUD: THE APP COMPATIBILITY PROBLEM AND HOW TO OVERCOME IT

    Feb 16, 2018

    By now, the benefits of public cloud are well known. Better performance, lower costs, agility and greater flexibility are all key motivators to enable digital transformation. With these benefits in mind, it’s understandable why an organisation might choose to consolidate its data centres and m...

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    HOW CLOUD COMPUTING, AI AND IOT WILL TRANSFORM SEMICONDUCTOR COMPANIES’ REVENUES IN 2018

    Feb 16, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing are among the key application markets in driving semiconductor providers’ revenue streams over the coming year, according to a new report from KPMG. Of the 150 semiconductor industry leaders surveyed by the professi...

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    ORACLE CLOUDWORLD: NEW DATA CENTRES, PRODUCT UPDATES, AND HOW CFOS CAN LEAD THE CLOUD REVOLUTION

    Feb 15, 2018

    This week has seen a bevy of announcements from Oracle at its CloudWorld event in New York, from a launch of 12 new data centre regions, to product launches, to acquisitions. Monday saw Oracle announce plans to ‘significantly expand its modern cloud infrastructure footprint’, including t...

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    THE CLOUDS ARE ROLLING IN: THREE REASONS TO TAKE THE CLOUD PLUNGE IN 2018

    Feb 15, 2018

    In the past year, cloud technologies have dominated the headlines; not just the major players, but new and emerging platforms that promise to become mainstream in the very near future.
    As more and more enterprises seek out the capabilities a cloud solution can provide, including data distribu...

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    UKCLOUD PARTNERSHIP WITH MICROSOFT AND CISCO PUSHES FORWARD MULTI-CLOUD FOR PUBLIC SECTOR

    Feb 14, 2018

    UKCloud has announced a collaboration with Microsoft and Cisco to provide what is claimed to be the UK’s only implementation of Microsoft Azure Stack dedicated to the public sector. The company says it is moving its focus from ‘public cloud for public sector’ to becoming ‘mul...

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    RIGHTSCALE STATE OF THE CLOUD 2018: AZURE GAINS ON AWS, ENTERPRISE CLOUD SPEND INCREASES

    Feb 13, 2018

    Enterprise cloud spend is on the up while Microsoft Azure gains ground on Amazon Web Services (AWS), according to the latest RightScale State of the Cloud report.The study, which polled almost 1,000 respondents, found that Azure enterprise adoption was at 58%, gaining around on AWS with 68%. For org...

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    HOW HYBRID IT DEMAND FUELS THE MULTI-CLOUD COMPUTING TREND

    Feb 13, 2018

    Guided by senior executive goals for digital transformation, more organizations are increasing their use of cloud computing technologies. The typical multi-cloud mix includes a blend of public cloud, private cloud and traditional IT services. Finding the best-fit service mix starts with the business...

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    MORE ORGANISATIONS OPTING NOT TO CALCULATE CLOUD ROI, ISACA FINDS

    Feb 12, 2018

    An interesting series of findings from ISACA in its latest report: almost one in three organisations polled are not calculating return on investment in their cloud computing initiatives. The findings, which appear in a report titled ‘How Enterprises Are Calculating Cloud ROI – And Why So...

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    ORACLE PUSHES AUTOMATION BEYOND DATABASE TO CLOUD SERVICES

    Feb 12, 2018

    Oracle today announced the expansion of its drive to make its software autonomous to cloud services, as well as its database, at Cloud World New York. At Oracle OpenWorld 2017 in San Francisco last October, the supplier announced what it trumpeted as the world’s first “autonomous databas...

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    HOW IBM IS FOCUSING ON CONTAINERS, BLOCKCHAIN, MACHINE LEARNING AND MORE IN ITS CLOUD PUSH

    Feb 09, 2018

    Last month, IBM put out its most recent earnings report – and one statistic stood out. For the first time in more than five years, revenue did not decline from the previous year’s quarter.Cloud revenue was $17 billion for the year, while run rate in the company’s as-a-service offer...

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    BESSEMER SEES BLOCKCHAIN, SERVERLESS AND APIS INFLUENCING THE CLOUD ARENA IN 2018

    Feb 09, 2018

    Serverless computing, APIs and blockchain are all going to shape the cloud landscape in 2018 and beyond, according to the latest State of the Cloud report from Bessemer Venture Partners.The influential annual report, the fourth of its kind, takes a look at the state of investments, IPOs and future t...

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    MIDCOUNTIES CO-OPERATIVE MOVES ALL ITS DATA INTO SIX DEGREES CLOUD

    Feb 08, 2018

    One of the UK's largest co-operatives, Midcounties Co-operative, has moved all of its data to Six Degrees' Birmingham South data centre, taking advantage of the cloud provider's managed services in the process. The company needed a robust solution to host the data and applications relate...

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    QF2 FOR AWS: HIGH-PERFORMANCE FILE STORAGE FOR THE CLOUD

    Feb 07, 2018

    The cloud has opened up opportunities for virtually every industry. The ability to quickly acquire all the compute resources you need has made projects that once seemed infeasible completely practical. Do you have an unexpected rendering job and no available capacity on premises? Use the cloud to sp...

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    MORE SMALL BUSINESSES PAYING FOR CLOUD STORAGE – BUT THEY MAY NOT BE GETTING VALUE FOR MONEY

    Feb 07, 2018

    More than four in five small businesses (81%) say they pay for their cloud storage, representing an increase of 10% over the last three years, according to new data from B2B research firm Clutch.The study, which polled 300 IT decision makers at US small businesses who use cloud storage, aimed to exa...

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    TOP CLOUD SECURITY MISCONCEPTIONS PLAGUING ENTERPRISES

    Feb 07, 2018

    Contrary to popular opinion, there is no one single cloud. There are a wealth of cloud-based providers that own dedicated server space across the globe. Here's how to find the best fit for your company. Despite all the buzz over the past decade, the cloud remains a bit of a mystery for many user...

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    THE IMPORTANCE OF GETTING SECURITY ON-BOARD EARLY IN CLOUD PROJECTS

    Feb 06, 2018

    It goes without saying that security is a vital part – the most vital part – of cloud projects. But getting security engagement in early will make the whole process easier, from reduced risk of data loss to quicker project delivery. That is the key finding from a new report by Hurwitz &a...

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    RUBRIK ACQUIRES DATOS IO FOR NEW-GEN CLOUD DB MANAGEMENT

    Feb 06, 2018

    Cloud management provider Rubrik revealed Feb. 6 that it will acquire Datos IO, a rising developer of backup and recovery software for cloud-native NoSQL databases and big data file systems. Terms of the transaction were not released. Datos IO, which came out of stealth only 2 ½ years ago, bu...

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    CISCO SAYS CLOUD TRAFFIC WILL REPRESENT 95% OF TOTAL DATA CENTRE TRAFFIC BY 2021

    Feb 05, 2018

    Cloud data centre traffic will represent 95% of total data centre traffic by 2021, while 94% of workloads and compute instances will be processed by cloud data centres in the same year.This is the key finding from the latest Cisco Global Cloud Index report, which again offers mind-boggling forecasts...

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    HOW DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IS ADVANCING HYBRID MULTI-CLOUD

    Feb 05, 2018

    If you're a CTO or CIO that has escalated your organization's move to the cloud, then clearly you're not alone. Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $160 billion in 2018 -- that's an increase of 23.2 percent over 2017, according to the l...

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    APACHE UPDATES CLOUDSTACK IAAS PLATFORM FOR CLOUD ORCHESTRATION

    Feb 02, 2018

    The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) today announced CloudStack v4.11, the newest version of its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform for enterprise cloud orchestration.ASF, an open source champion and charitable organization, oversees the development of Apache CloudStack for the rapid creati...

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    CISCO LAUNCHES KUBERNETES CONTAINER PLATFORM

    Feb 02, 2018

    Cisco has entered the world of containers with the launch of its Kubernetes-based Cisco Container Platform (CCP). CCP will help businesses design and build multi-cloud environments with consistent application and deployment functionalities on Cisco Hyperflex, VMs and on-premise servers. The containe...

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    AWS REVENUES SOAR TO HELP AMAZON HIT $3BN PROFIT

    Feb 02, 2018

    Amazon Web Service's cloud slaes have soared to hit $5.1bn in its 2017 fourth quarter financial results, showing the appetite for cloud services is not slowing down. Compared to the same quarter in 2016, AWS saw a hike in revenue of 45%, thoroughly trouncing the $3.5bn it made a year earlier. AW...

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    IF YOUR LEGACY APPS ARE STILL IN-HOUSE – WHY NOT MOVE TO THE CLOUD?

    Jan 31, 2018

    Updating or modernising key legacy applications and moving them to the cloud has become a high priority for organisations as they pursue digital transformation. But for various reasons, some legacy applications will have been deemed best left alone, left to run on in-house systems. But as ever smart...

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    WHY IT INFRASTRUCTURE TRENDS FAVOUR HYBRID MULTI-CLOUD

    Jan 31, 2018

    Hybrid IT deployments continue to gain favor with CIOs and CTOs, but cloud computing will now drive a greater share of the ongoing investment in business technology. Those combined platforms are enabling digital transformation projects across the globe.Total spending on IT infrastructure products fo...

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    CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDERS CREATE SPIKE IN SERVER DEMAND

    Jan 31, 2018

    Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 19.9% year-on-year to $170 billion in the 3rd quarter of 2017, according to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker. This shows a strengthening of the market after several slow quarters, with demand from cloud service providers propping ...

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    ORACLE CEO URGES ENTERPRISES TO DITCH DATA CENTERS AND MOVE TO CLOUD

    Jan 31, 2018

    When it comes to the enterprise, all roads lead to cloud computing or at least they should, according to Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. In a keynote here at Oracle’s Modern Supply Chain Experience conference Jan. 30, Hurd said innovation and adoption of new technology in the enterprise is stifled becau...

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    IBM FLIPS ON FAST NEW NVIDIA PROCESSORS FOR AI APPS IN CLOUD

    Jan 31, 2018

    There’s more news on how graphics processors developed for the consumer market are making major speed improvements inside the enterprise IT world of cloud services. IBM revealed  that the newest Nvidia V100 GPU which has its roots in the video-game world is now available on the IBM Cloud ...

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    BEST CLOUD STORAGE FOR THE UK IN 2018

    Jan 30, 2018

    Whether you've been using cloud storage services since they first arrived on the market and you're now looking for a more suitable option for your business, or you've realised cloud storage is the way forward to foster collaboration in your business, you're in the right place.

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    CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FOUNDATION EXPANDS WITH ROOK STORAGE PROJECT

    Jan 30, 2018

    The Rook project defines itself as an open-source orchestrator for distributed storage systems running in cloud-native environments and is different from past efforts that enabled storage for container environments.

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    MICROSOFT ACQUIRES CLOUD-BASED GAMING STARTUP PLAYFAB

    Jan 30, 2018

    The Redmond, Wash., technology giant announced on Jan. 29 that it had acquired PlayFab, a startup from neighboring Seattle whose tools enable developers to build, launch and manage PC, console and mobile games with cloud-enabled components and multiplayer elements. Financial terms were not disclosed...

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    STUDY SAYS VERSA'S SD-WAN PLATFORM WORKS WELL ON AWS CLOUD

    Jan 29, 2018

    The Cloud IP Platform from Versa Networks can help organizations implement SD-WANs on the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) cloud, according to research commissioned by the cloud giant. Versa, specializaing in new-age software-centric networking technologies, announced the research report highlighting ...

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    IT COMPANIES TALK ABOUT MULTI-CLOUD, BUT DON'T DEFINE WHAT THEY MEAN

    Jan 26, 2018

    Just as we are starting to get comfortable with the concept of hybrid cloud with real products and platforms, another cloud paradigm is upon us: the multi-cloud. Like AI in the news, "multi-cloud" announcements are everywhere these days. This week multi-cloud was invoked on two key IT news...

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    THE FUTURE OF CAREERS IN CLOUD COMPUTING - AND THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO HAVE

    Jan 24, 2018

    The migration towards cloud computing in business has grown exponentially over the last 12 months, with new installation of public and private cloud network infrastructure becoming a key area of successful business operation.

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    HOW TO PROTECT YOUR AWS IMAGES AGAINST ACCIDENTAL DATA LOSS

    Jan 23, 2018

    By its very nature, cloud-based virtual machine (VM) environments such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) are highly dynamic. In many organizations, new VMs are constantly being created, while other VM instances are being deprovisioned and removed. Given the constant activity around VM creation a...

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    NO, EDGE COMPUTING WILL NOT REPLACE CLOUD COMPUTING

    Jan 23, 2018

    The press is still having a field day with this relatively new tech term edge computing, and how it will soon displace cloud computing. I’ve seen more a half dozen articles in just the last two months that advancing the perception that edge computing will displace, not complement, cloud comput...

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    WEST MIDLANDS POLICE DEPLOYS CLOUD AS PART OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PLANS

    Jan 23, 2018

    West Midlands Police has teamed up with Accenture and Oracle to deploy a range of Oracle's Cloud apps to improve the way the police force works. “The deployment of this cloud technology is the latest step on our technology transformation journey as envisaged under our ‘WMP 2020&rsquo...

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    WHO NEEDS MONITORING IN A SERVERLESS WORLD?

    Jan 22, 2018

    Serverless is essentially functions-as-a-service. It allows a development team to upload its application code without worrying a bit about provisioning and patching servers or containers, managing scaling, or redundancy. Pricewise, it’s often a win because you only pay for an actual code execu...

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    MEGAPORT ADDS VIRTUAL CLOUD ROUTER TO SDN PLATFORM

    Jan 22, 2018

    Megaport today launched a virtual cloud router that allows businesses to establish private connections at Layer 3 without physically deploying any network infrastructure or even having a data center presence. The Megaport Cloud Router (MCR) allows companies to establish a private connection and move...

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    IDC FORECASTS GLOBAL SPENDING ON PUBLIC CLOUD SERVICES TO HIT $160BN IN 2018

    Jan 19, 2018

    Global spending on public cloud services is forecast to hit $160 billion in 2018 at an increase of 23.2% the previous year, according to figures from IDC. Software as a service (SaaS) will remain the largest cloud category with almost two thirds of all public cloud spending this year, followed by in...

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    CLOUD PORTABILITY: WHY YOU’LL NEVER REALLY GET THERE

    Jan 19, 2018

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

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    BRISTOL COUNCIL IN A HURRY WITH £250,000 CLOUD MIGRATION PROJECT

    Jan 18, 2018

    The migration must start on 5 March 2018, the council confirmed in a tender document, with a provisional completion date of 25 November. It is part of a wider effort by the local authority to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of its IT estate.

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    THE STARTUP CHALLENGE: SAFE IN THE CLOUD FROM DAY ONE

    Jan 18, 2018

    Some startups see security as a nice-to-have that can be added months or years after launch. The smart ones realize that dependable security from the beginning means solid performance, satisfied customers, and no precious startup dollars wasted on fraud or incidents. F5 Labs decided to peek under th...

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    451 RESEARCH SHINES LIGHT ON HOW ENTERPRISE ATTITUDES TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ARE EVOLVING

    Jan 18, 2018

    Enterprises are capitalising on their infrastructure upgrades and are increasing their use of cloud to take advantage of emerging technologies and accelerate business change, says 451 Research.

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    AMAZON DELIVERS UNIFIED CONTROL OF AUTO-SCALING FUNCTIONALITY ACROSS CLOUD SERVICES

    Jan 18, 2018

    AWS partners have long enjoyed the ability to set resources to scale automatically with the demand on customer workloads. A new feature from the cloud leader is the first to enable them to automate scaling across services from a single console, a major help to partners managing large and complex cus...

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    MULTICLOUD DEPLOYMENTS CREATE SECURITY CHALLENGES, F5 REPORT FINDS

    Jan 17, 2018

    Organizations are increasingly using multiple types of cloud deployment models for application delivery, according to F5 Networks’ 2018 State of Application Delivery report. In fact, 87 percent of organizations are currently using multiple clouds to facilitate their application delivery needs,...

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    WHY YOU SHOULD NOT WORRY ABOUT CROSS-TENANT CLOUD ATTACKS

    Jan 16, 2018

    We’ve all heard the concerns: While public clouds do a good job protecting our cloud-based systems from outside attackers, what about attacks that may come from other public cloud users? These are known as cross-tenant attacks (sometimes called side-channel attacks), where other tenants on the...

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    AWS COMMITS TO EXPANSION OF UK DATACENTRE REGION

    Jan 16, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added a third availability zone to its London region, as demand for locally hosted cloud services continues to grow in the UK. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has confirmed an expansion of its UK-based datacentre, which will see customers offered a choice of three availabilit...

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    3 TIPS FOR GETTING STARTED WITH CLOUD-OF-THINGS ANALYTICS

    Jan 16, 2018

    Cloud-of-things analytics has a simple, powerful appeal. It offers the opportunity to know more about your business, faster. For industries ranging from retail to manufacturing, that means better operational visibility, more responsive customer service, more automated reaction to problems, and impro...

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    BETTER CLOUD MANAGEMENT THROUGH CLOUD RESOURCE TAGGING

    Jan 10, 2018

    Enterprises are now, more than ever, managing multi-cloud environments, trying to come to grips with highly complex pricing structures and an onslaught of new cloud services. The key to success is implementing enterprise-grade governance platforms that enable you to efficiently optimize costs across...

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    THE CLOUD-BASED SERVICES HEADING TOWARDS SECURITY – AND THE IMPORTANCE OF CLOUD DISASTER RECOVERY

    Jan 10, 2018

    As more organisations get deeper into their cloud initiatives, their infrastructures become more complex – yet according to new research from WinMagic, security and compliance is struggling to keep up.

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    LACK OF CLOUD SKILLS AND TRAINING BEGIN TO TAKE A TOLL

    Jan 09, 2018

    According to a recent report by cloud and datcenter vendor Rackspace, “Nearly three quarters of IT decision-makers (71 percent) believe their organizations have lost revenue due to a lack of cloud expertise. On average, this accounts for 5 percent of total global revenue, or $258,188,279 per o...

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    MICROSOFT ADVANCES AZURE HYBRID STRATEGY WITH AVERE DEAL

    Jan 09, 2018

    Microsoft's acquisition of Avere Systems addresses a shortcoming in Azure storage services and could help steal some business from AWS and GCP.

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    WHY MICROSOFT’S COSMOS DB MAY DISPLACE AWS’S CLOUD DATABASES

    Jan 08, 2018

    You might have gone into an alcohol-induced hibernation over the holidays, but cloud databases did not. More specifically, the cumbersomely named Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB did not, rocketing past AWS Redshift, as Begin founder Brian Leroux first noticed. While everything was “as you were&rdquo...

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    THE HYBRID CLOUD SERIES: CROSS-CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE WITH COHESITY IN AZURE AND AWS

    Jan 05, 2018

    Enterprise organizations continue to face challenges when dealing with the effective management of information today. We reached a point where the exponential growth of data generated in the enterprise makes it extremely challenging for organizations to manage efficiently.

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    MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE TARGET CLOUD COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS

    Jan 05, 2018

    Hackers could target cloud computing environments to exploit the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, but AWS, Microsoft and Google say their fixes are enough to bar the doors.

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    MCAFEE COMPLETES SKYHIGH ACQUISITION

    Jan 05, 2018

    McAfee has completed the acquisition of Skyhigh Networks, which will now be integrated into the McAfee Cloud Security Business Unit, offering extensive expertise on cloud-based threat management.

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    DATA CENTRE M&A SURGE HIT $20 BILLION IN 2017

    Jan 05, 2018

    The data centre industry is experiencing a surge in the number of high-value deals, with the total value of mergers and acquisitions reaching $20 billion in 2017, more than the two previous years combined.

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    PROCESSOR SECURITY FLAW PROMPTS ASSURANCES FROM TOP CLOUD PROVIDERS

    Jan 04, 2018

    The industry's top cloud providers issued assurances to their customers after news broke this week about a widespread PC processor vulnerability. The flaw, which was described late Tuesday by The Register, abuses a modern processor's design to potentially give hackers access to a computer...

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    AZURE MIGRATION TAKES HOSTILE APPROACH TO LURE VMWARE APPS

    Dec 28, 2017

    Microsoft hopes its Azure Migrate service will attract VMware workloads to its public cloud, but unlike AWS, it's without the virtualization giant's support.

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    MICROSOFT ADOPTS KUBERNETES TO SCALE MACHINE LEARNING CLOUD WORKLOADS

    Dec 28, 2017

    Add Kubernetes to the growing list of technologies that Microsoft is using to push the boundaries of cloud-based artificial intelligence.
    Kubernetes, the popular open-source container orchestration platform, had a breakout year in 2017. Now, in addition to helping enterprises manage their app...

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    2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: KUBERNETES ENABLES A MULTI-CLOUD WORLD

    Dec 28, 2017

    In 2017, there was one area of the cloud landscape that received more attention than nearly all others Kubernetes.  Kubernetes' roots go back to 2014, when Google publicly released the open source code for the project. But it was 2017 when Kubernetes' popularity took off, with nearly ev...

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    WATERSHED YEAR FOR EQUITY RELEASE IN THE UK HOME LENDING MARKET

    Dec 26, 2017

    The membership of the Equity Release Council in the UK has increased annually by 23%, rising to 219 from 178 at the same time last year, boosted by new entrants to the market, the latest official figures show.
    It is another sign of how equity release is growing in popularity and the council h...

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    HOME OWNERS MADE MORE OF A PROFIT FROM SELLING IN 2017 THAN THE PREVIOUS YEAR

    Dec 26, 2017

    The average seller in England and Wales sold for an average of £92,466 than they paid for it in 2017, an increase of £2,239 from 2016, new research shows. Overall 92% of people selling made a profit, up from 90% in 2016 with those in London seeing the highest gains as one three sellers d...

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    HOW HACKEN HELPED JIBREL AVOID MAJOR LOSSES DURING AN ICO PHISHING SCAM

    Dec 21, 2017

    Jibrel Network  the decentralized protocol for storing and transacting traditional financial assets on the Ethereum blockchain  began the public sale of its Jibrel Network Token (JNT). And, as with many ICOs and token generation events, it garnered a lot of attention  not all of it th...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM’S SECRET SAUCE: ITS TIME IS NOW

    Dec 21, 2017

    2017 was a good year for Google Cloud Platform. But 2018 promises to be even better. Although Google still sits well behind Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in cloud revenue, with just 2.3 percent market share against AWS’s 44.1 percent and Azure’s 7.1 percent, according to Gartne...

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    BUSINESSES GO ON PRE-HOLIDAY CLOUD ACQUISITION SPREE

    Dec 21, 2017

    Tech companies closed 2017 with cloud-focused acquisitions that demonstrate an industry-wide trend that refuses to slow down. VMware, McAfee, and Trend Micro all have announced plans to buy cloud businesses within the past month.

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    ALIBABA CLOUD TARGETS INDIAN SMES WITH NEW DATA CENTRE

    Dec 20, 2017

    Alibaba Cloud’s new data centre in Mumbai is slated to open in January 2018 and will cater for the increasing demand for cloud services arising from small and medium-sized enterprises. In order to help enterprises of all sizes move to the firm’s platform, the cloud computing arm of Aliba...

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    HOW GOOGLE USES ENCRYPTION TO SECURE AGAINST CLOUD DATA LEAKS

    Dec 20, 2017

    In a Google blog post, Maya Kaczorowski, security and privacy product manager at Google Cloud, explains the measures Google takes to authenticate the data source, ensure the data arrives at its destination unaltered, and keep the data in transit confidential with encryption.

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    PRODUCTION-READY AZURE MIGRATE SOLUTION EXPECTED IN FIRST HALF OF 2018

    Dec 20, 2017

    Microsoft's free Azure Migrate tool is a solution that moves virtual machine (VM)-based applications and VMware workloads over to Azure datacenter infrastructure. It's currently available now at the preview stage, but Microsoft last week indicated it will be production-ready in the first hal...

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    JUNIPER CHALLENGES CISCO, VMWARE WITH CONTRAIL ENTERPRISE MULTICLOUD

    Dec 19, 2017

    Juniper is a provider of networking devices like routers, switches, network management software, network security products and software-defined networking (SDN) technology. Juniper originally purchased SDN company Contrail in 2012, releasing a line of Juniper Contrail products to the open source com...

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    IS THE TIME FINALLY RIGHT FOR PLATFORM-AGNOSTIC CLOUD GAMING?

    Dec 19, 2017

    We’ve heard it all before. Gaming in the cloud, the ability to play the most demanding titles, regardless of the limitations of our own hardware. That was the dream of OnLive, way back in 2010. It was a dream that didn’t end particularly well for the company, which unceremoniously dissol...

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    MASSIVE CLOUD LEAK EXPOSES ALTERYX, EXPERIAN, US CENSUS BUREAU DATA

    Dec 19, 2017

    A major data leak resulting from yet another misconfigured Amazon Web Services S3 storage bucket has exposed sensitive information of 123 million American households. The cloud repository included data from analytics firm Alteryx, reports the UpGuard Cyber Risk Team.

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    TELEGRAM RAT ESCAPES DETECTION VIA CLOUD APPS

    Dec 18, 2017

    A new remote access Trojan is using cloud-based tools to evade traditional security scanners that can't inspect SSL or provide cloud application-level traffic inspection, according to researchers at Netskope Threat Research Labs.

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    CITRIX NETSCALER MAS: PROVIDING CLEAR VISIBILITY INTO HYBRID CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

    Dec 18, 2017

    This is the third post in a series that is exploring the ways hybrid cloud-based and SaaS applications are driving a new approach to application delivery. In previous blog posts, we presented the overall challenges posed by hybrid cloud-based and SaaS applications and dived deeply into reliability. ...

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    CITRIX NAMED A LEADER IN BOTH CLOUD AND HYBRID EFSS FORRESTER WAVE REPORTS

    Dec 18, 2017

    We are excited to announce that Citrix has been named a Leader in both The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise File Sync and Share Platforms –  Cloud Solutions, Q4 2017 report and The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise File Sync and Share Platforms – Hybrid Solutions, Q4 2017 report.

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    MICROSOFT RELEASES LOWER-COST CLOUD STORAGE FOR RARELY-ACCESSED DATA

    Dec 15, 2017

    Microsoft has introduced new ways for Azure customers to manage their cloud costs. With general availability Azure Archive Blob Storage, businesses now have a new, lower-cost storage tier on which to archive their infrequently-used data.

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    GOOGLE RELEASES DETAILS ON ITS CLOUD DATA ENCRYPTION MEASURES

    Dec 13, 2017

    Google Dec. 13 released two whitepapers describing the measures the company has in place to protect data that is transit from customer networks to the Google Cloud and then internally on its network.

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    HPE, RACKSPACE PUSH PAY-AS-YOU-GO PRIVATE CLOUD FOR ENTERPRISES

    Dec 13, 2017

    HPE and Rackspace gave more details as to why they think their recently announced partnership of a pay-per-use on-premise infrastructure service will succeed.At a media briefing here Dec. 12, the companies announced the OpenStack Private Cloud with pay-per-use infrastructure as a managed service. Ra...

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    WHEN IT COMES TO THE CLOUD, BEST-OF-BREED WINS

    Dec 13, 2017

    In the cloud, the delta in capabilities and performance between best-of-breed versus the single-stack option are considerable. The big public cloud providers have distinct strengths and characteristics that make it highly attractive to choose multiple public clouds based on desired use cases.

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    ONF’S CORD 4.1 FOCUSES ON MULTI-ACCESS EDGE CLOUD

    Dec 12, 2017

    The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) announced that Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter (CORD) has undergone some significant changes with the release of CORD 4.1 in order to provide a single platform for multi-access edge cloud.

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    HASHICORP SOLVES ENTERPRISE CLOUD AUTOMATION MANAGEMENT

    Dec 12, 2017

    Application delivery company HashiCorp launched an enterprise software product to increase support for automating the deployment of cloud infrastructure. The company’s Terraform Enterprise product is software for provisioning cloud-based and on-premises infrastructure. The product was pushed i...

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    HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT AZURE CLOUD VMS

    Dec 12, 2017

    Back when Microsoft first launched Azure’s virtual machines, there were only a handful of default server sizes you could use. The question you had to ask yourself then was a simple one: Is there a server that can support my workload? But now there’s an ever-growing list of different serv...

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    WEAVE CLOUD FOR GKE AIMS TO SIMPLIFY DEVOPS PIPELINE

    Dec 11, 2017

    Weaveworks announced free tier of Weave Cloud for Google Cloud Platform users. The platform is intended to make it easier to develop, deploy and oversee container-based applications. Weave Cloud is a software-as-a-service leveraged by app developers. It is made to alleviate challenges within the con...

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    GOOGLE SIGNS UP MORE MANAGED SERVICE PARTNERS FOR CLOUD SERVICES

    Dec 11, 2017

    Google has increased the number of managed service providers (MSPs) it is partnering with to help enterprises migrate and manage workloads on its cloud infrastructure.

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    FEDS: CLOUD CYBERSECURITY BENEFITS NOW OUTWEIGH RISKS

    Dec 11, 2017

    Many federal government IT managers used to be wary of the shortcomings of migrating to cloud technology because of potential data security problems affecting email, business systems, personal data records and, especially, national security operations.

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    THE CLASH OF BIG DATA AND THE CLOUD

    Dec 11, 2017

    Recently, I visited a few conferences and I noticed a somewhat hidden theme. While a lot of attention was being paid to moving to a (hybrid) cloud-based architecture and what you need for that (such as cloud management platforms), a few presentations showed an interesting overall development that ev...

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    SALESFORCE JOINS THE CNCF RECOGNISING THE POWER OF CONTAINERISATION

    Dec 08, 2017

    Salesforce has joined hands with the leading force in the containerisation space, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Being the owner of Kubernetes, the popular open-source container orchestration tool, the CNCF has gained momentum recently with a large number of renowned cloud technology ...

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    CISCO TO BUY CMPUTE.IO, ACQUIRING YET ANOTHER CLOUD COST COMPARISON TOOL

    Dec 08, 2017

    Cisco announced plans to buy Cmpute.io for its software product that compares workloads and costs across clouds and identifies ways to save money. Cmpute.io is a privately-held company operating in Bangalore, India, and incorporated in Delaware. Cisco won’t disclose the acquisition price.

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    MICROSOFT EMBRACES KUBERNETES WITH NEW AZURE SERVERLESS, DEVOPS TOOLS

    Dec 08, 2017

    Azure Container Service is now abbreviated AKS, reflecting its Kubernetes-centric approach Microsoft is taking in helping its business customers build and develop cloud-native applications. But the software maker isn't stopping there.

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    CLOUD STANDARDS CUSTOMER COUNCIL PUBLISHES LATEST GUIDE TO CLOUD COMPUTING

    Dec 07, 2017

    The Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) has published the latest version of its Practical Guide to Cloud Computing, which aims to give organisations a 10-step roadmap from developing business cases to moving to production.
    The report, version 3.0, makes several changes to its predecessor,...

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    EQUINIX AIMS TO UTILISE THE POWER OF SDN TO CONNECT ITS GLOBAL DATA CENTRE NETWORK

    Dec 05, 2017

    The inter-metro connectivity, which enables users to dynamically connect its own infrastructure across Equinix locations as well as connect to any other customer, comes through the Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX Fabric). For enterprises, it helps them with agility, while for service providers th...

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    NUAGE NETWORKS ADVANCES FUJITSU CLOUD SERVICE K5’S GLOBAL EXPANSION

    Dec 05, 2017

    Fujitsu has chosen Nuage Networks, Nokia’s software-defined networking (SDN) subsidiary, to extend and update its enterprise cloud service. Fujitsu Enterprise Cloud Service K5 is the world’s biggest OpenStack cloud service, according to the company, providing Infrastructure as a Service ...

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    EXPERTS REVEAL PREDICTIONS FOR CLOUD SERVICES IN 2018

    Dec 05, 2017

    Cloud services for business and consumer usage are now routinely bought and deployed, but it wasn’t that long ago when many people cast a skeptical eye on them as being simply a fad that might blow over.

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    AWS’S KUBERNETES SUPPORT IS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

    Dec 05, 2017

    Kubernetes is open source technology originally built by a Google team that has received support from several enterprises, including Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM. This containers orchestration layer has many advantages, including the ability to process an application on any public cloud. This makes it...

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    FOUR INDUSTRIES WHERE ON-PREMISES INFRASTRUCTURE BEATS THE CLOUD

    Dec 04, 2017

    Cloud computing has fundamentally transformed information technology by offering enterprises an allegedly cheaper, more flexible, and relatively maintenance-free alternative to purchasing their own IT infrastructure. However, despite the mad rush to migrate to the cloud, cloud solutions are not alwa...

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    TREND MICRO AND AWS COLLABORATE TO BOOST CLOUD SECURITY

    Dec 01, 2017

    Trend Micro, which has announced integration with Amazon GuardDuty, is also one of the first companies for Enterprise Contracts for AWS Marketplace. Enterprise Contracts for AWS Marketplace provides standardised contract terms across many software vendors to simplify and hasten procurement for the r...

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    AWS SEEKS TO KEEP ISVS, PARTNERS HAPPY WITH NEW CLOUD SUPPORT SERVICES

    Nov 30, 2017

    The AWS hybrid cloud service also supports VMware Live Migration, for moving VMs while they are still running. There's also a new tool, Hybrid Cloud Extension, due in February 2018 for large-scale migrations of VMware workloads.

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    HPE INTRODUCES GREENLAKE PAY-PER-USE WORKLOAD PRICING

    Nov 29, 2017

    The ability to use these with the flexibility of GreenLake means businesses stay in control of their infrastructure while using cloud-based environments, reducing costs along the way, the company said.

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    NUFFIELD HEALTH CHOOSES SILVER PEAK FOR SD-WAN IMPLEMENTATION

    Nov 29, 2017

    The healthcare provider is using Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect to power its cloud-based applications.

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    MICROSOFT, SAP DEEPEN THEIR CLOUD COLLABORATION WITH S/4 HANA ON AZURE

    Nov 29, 2017

    Expanding on their existing strategic partnership, Microsoft will soon be offer SAP's private managed cloud offering, SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, on the Azure cloud computing platform.

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    AWS DEBUTS AMAZON GUARDDUTY FOR CLOUD THREAT DETECTION

    Nov 29, 2017

    The GuardDuty service is enabled via the AWS Management Console that helps cloud users to manage their deployments.

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    AWS STREAMLINES CLOUD SERVICES FOR JAVASCRIPT DEVELOPERS

    Nov 28, 2017

    Amazon Web Services has developed a declarative JavaScript library, AWS Amplify, to aid building cloud-enabled applications via categories of cloud services instead of via individual service contracts.

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    PROTECTING HYBRID VSPHERE INFRASTRUCTURES FROM PUBLIC CLOUDS WITH COHESITY DATAPROTECT CE ON AWS

    Nov 27, 2017

    Just in time for AWS Re: Invent, there is currently a tremendous and undeniable buzz in the industry around hybrid infrastructures and the actual possibilities of enterprise organizations finally being able to adopt public clouds services and begin to transform and expand their infrastructures beyon...

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    DEPLOYMENT COMPLEXITY STOPS ENTERPRISES MAKING MOST OF MULTI-CLOUD, SAYS 451 RESEARCH

    Nov 27, 2017

    Enterprise appetites for multi-cloud deployments are on the rise, but many firms may struggle to reap the benefits because of the growing complexity of service providers’ product portfolios.

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    WHY CONTAINERS WILL RULE THE CLOUD: THE RISE OF KUBERNETES

    Nov 27, 2017

    The rise of Kubernetes, and containers in general, couldn’t have come at a more opportune time. Many organizations are shifting to an all-in cloud strategy to tap the flexibility and speed the cloud offers, and connect into advanced capabilities such as blockchain and AI.

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    USE THE CLOUD TO CREATE OPEN, CONNECTED DATA LAKES FOR AI, NOT DATA SWAMPS

    Nov 27, 2017

    Produced by every single organization, data is the common denominator across industries as we look to advance how cloud and AI are incorporated into our operations and daily lives.

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    GOOGLE SLASHES THE COST OF USING NVIDIA TESLA GPUS

    Nov 22, 2017

    Google has reduced the cost of NVIDIA Tesla GPUs running on Google Compute Engine virtual machines, making it more cost-effective for businesses to run high-performance instances on their cloud infrastructure.

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    SECRET REGION SERVICE STRENGTHENS AWS, GOVERNMENT SECTOR RELATIONSHIP

    Nov 22, 2017

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently debuted a cloud service for the U.S. Intelligence Community dubbed “Secret Region,” accessible only to those with a secret level classification from the government.

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    WILL EDGE COMPUTING WEED OUT THE CLOUD?

    Nov 22, 2017

    IoT devices have given birth to a tremendous amount of information, changing the way data is uploaded and shared. Traditionally, the cloud has played a pivotal role in managing the data churned by IoT devices.

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    OVH ROLLS OUT PRIVATE CLOUD SERVICE IN THE US

    Nov 21, 2017

    French hosting giant OVH is now offering its Hosted Private Cloud in the United States, including enterprise cloud services as well as expanded disaster recovery and hybrid cloud solutions.

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    MICROSOFT, BOX PARTNER ON CLOUD CONTENT MANAGEMENT AND COLLABORATION

    Nov 21, 2017

    Box Using Azure, an offering that combines the content management capabilities of the business-friendly Box platform with Microsoft cloud storage, is now available.

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    MICROSOFT RELEASES MONEY-SAVING AZURE RESERVED VIRTUAL MACHINE INSTANCES

    Nov 20, 2017

    Microsoft's customers now have another way to pay for the Azure cloud-computing resources that they expect to consume. The company's Azure Virtual Machine (VM) Reserved Instances (RIs), which are paid for in advance at a savings compared to on-demand pricing, are now generally available and ...

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    CLOUD MIGRATION FACILITATED BY TOPTAL ON-DEMAND DEVOPS SERVICE

    Nov 17, 2017

    Toptal, an American company that provides freelance software engineers, designers and finance experts to companies, announced a new DevOps on-demand service. The new service connects businesses with a pool of freelance DevOps professionals specializing in virtualization, containerization, automation...

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    MICROSOFT 'CONNECTS' WITH OPEN SOURCE DATABRICKS, CASSANDRA, MARIADB

    Nov 17, 2017

    Microsoft used its Connect 2017 conference in New York to unveil new Visual Studio tools that help developers harness the growing opportunity from artificial-intelligence-enabled applications.

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    MICROSOFT DELIVERS RESERVED INSTANCES FOR AZURE

    Nov 16, 2017

    Microsoft made generally available reserved instances for its Azure cloud on Thursday, allowing its Infrastructure-as-a-Service customers to save on their virtual machine spending through one- and three-year contracts.

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    AWS ANNOUNCES NEW S3 CLOUD STORAGE SECURITY ENCRYPTION FEATURES

    Nov 16, 2017

    AWS Announces New S3 Cloud Storage Security Encryption Features

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced new Simple Storage Service (S3) encryption and security enhancements including Default Encryption, Permission Checks, Cross-Region Replication ACL Overwrite, Cross-Region Repli...

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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES GENERAL AVAILABILITY OF BASH IN CLOUD SHELL

    Nov 16, 2017

    Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Bash in Azure Cloud Shell. Bash in Cloud Shell provides an interactive web-based, Linux command-line experience from virtually anywhere.

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    BMC SURVEY LOOKS AT ENTERPRISES' CONCEPT OF MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

    Nov 16, 2017

    A survey by software and IT services provider BMC shows enterprises would like to manage their public, private and hybrid cloud systems as integrated "multi-cloud" environments. But first they need to get a handle on how much they are spending on cloud services.

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    CRN EXCLUSIVE: ACCENTURE AND PIVOTAL LAUNCH NEW BUSINESS UNIT AROUND CLOUD FOUNDRY

    Nov 16, 2017

    Accenture and Pivotal Software have teamed to create a new business group within the systems integration giant dedicated to modernizing enterprise applications with Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

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    VMWARE, M1 EYE DIGITAL START-UPS WITH NEW CLOUD OFFERING

    Nov 16, 2017

    Singaporean communications company M1 Limited and software and services provider VMware announced a new cloud offering Tuesday made for digital start-ups, and small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs). According to the companies, the service will enable budding tech businesses to develop software-based pr...

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    THE FUTURE OF SD-WAN: RETHINKING THE NETWORK AND A MARKET GOING MAINSTREAM

    Nov 14, 2017

    VMware’s announcement is aligned with its commitment to software defined networking (SDN) as an architectural framework and its NSX offering. VeloCloud extends SDN capabilities to the most prevalent use case, software-defined WAN.

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    MCKINSEY PREDICTS CLOUD SERVICE DOMINANCE, GREATER DEVOPS USE BY 2020

    Nov 14, 2017

    Management consulting firm McKinsey & Company predicts a surge in cloud investments, in addition increased DevOps and open source technology adoption.

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    MICROSOFT AZURE HARNESSES NVIDIA TESLA V100 GPUS FOR AI, HPC WORKLOADS

    Nov 14, 2017

    Microsoft is outfitting its cloud data centers with new, high-performance GPUs from Nvidia, enabling customers to get a little more ambitious with their artificial intelligence and high-performance computing initiatives.

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    SKYTAP BETS OLD APPS WILL BRING NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARTNERS IN THE CLOUD

    Nov 14, 2017

    New, cloud-native applications have driven the explosion of public cloud adoption in recent years. But cloud provider Skytap sees the next great opportunity for partners may be driven by a wave of legacy workload migrations.

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    CITRIX: FROM SECURITY TO CLOUD TO AI AND IOT: VISIONARIES FROM CITRIX OFFER PREDICTIONS FOR 2018

    Nov 10, 2017

    Today, we offer a collection of predictions from visionaries across many different disciplines of Citrix. As the predictions came in, an overarching theme emerged: The concept of how we work is changing dramatically and is largely driven by the move to hybrid cloud.

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    NIMBLE’S CONTACT MANAGER UNITES OFFICE 365, G-SUITE, MANY CLOUD APPS

    Nov 10, 2017

    The application consolidates company contacts from Microsoft Office 365, G Suite, Gmail and iCloud; social media accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn; and more than 50 SaaS-based sales, CRM, marketing, customer service and accounting applications into a single system of record.

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    HPE UNVEILS BLOCKCHAIN-AS-A-SERVICE FOR ENTERPRISES

    Nov 10, 2017

    The household-name IT companies are making their moves to provide competing goods and services in the fast-growing blockchain infrastructure IT realm.

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    QUALCOMM EYES INTEL WITH CENTRIQ 2400 ARM SERVER CHIP

    Nov 09, 2017

    Qualcomm, the world’s largest vendor of mobile processors, is now challenging rival Intel in the rapidly changing data center market.

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    AWS LAUNCHES C5 INSTANCES FOR EC2 ALONGSIDE NEW 'CLOUD-OPTIMISED' HYPERVISOR

    Nov 09, 2017

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the availability of C5 instances, aimed at more compute-intensive workloads for the EC2 cloud.

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    HOW THE ‘CLOUD-FIRST ENTERPRISE’ CONTINUES TO GAIN TRACTION

    Nov 09, 2017

    The cloud-first enterprise is gaining in prominence, through multi-cloud strategies, losing data centres, and adopting cloud-native infrastructures.

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    APAC ENTERPRISES DEPLOY RED HAT OPENSTACK PLATFORM TO MORE SWIFTLY SCALE IT CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

    Nov 08, 2017

    Highly scalable open source cloud platform helps to improve reliability, increase operational efficiency and reduce costs.

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    VMWARE CHARTS NETWORKING’S SOFTWARE-DEFINED FUTURE FOR ENTERPRISES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS WITH INTENT TO ACQUIRE VELOCLOUD NETWORKS

    Nov 07, 2017

    VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VeloCloud™ Networks, Inc., provider of industry-leading cloud-delivered software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) technology for enterpri...

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    GOOGLE TO INTEGRATE G SUITE, ANALYTICS 360 WITH SALESFORCE CLOUD CRM

    Nov 07, 2017

    Google will integrate its G Suite office productivity software tools and Google Analytics 360 technology with Saleforce's core Customer Relationship Management platform under an expanded agreement between the two companies.

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    OPENSTACK REVENUE WILL BREAK $6 BILLION BY 2021 WITH PRIVATE OVERTAKING PUBLIC CLOUD

    Nov 06, 2017

    OpenStack revenue will break the $6 billion barrier by 2021, with major advances in China and Asia Pacific being a contributory factor, according to the latest note from 451 Research.

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    OPENSTACK AIMS TO IMPROVE INTEGRATION WITH CLOUD NATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

    Nov 06, 2017

    The OpenStack Foundation is hosting its semi-annual Summit event in Sydney, Australia from Nov. 6 to Nov 8 highlighting use-cases and progress in the multi-stakeholder, open-source cloud infrastructure effort.

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    IBM CLOUD OBJECT STORAGE OPENS A LAYER FOR WATSON ANALYTICS DATA

    Nov 06, 2017

    While many new software applications are aimed at line-of-business company employees who aren’t trained to write code, this news story is about something a bit more old-school: why expertise in cloud storage is necessary to use some new IBM object storage features.

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    IBM INTRODUCES NEW CLOUD DATA TOOLS; SAYS GOODBYE TO BLUEMIX BRAND

    Nov 02, 2017

    IBM presented its latest vision for the cloud today, announcing several new data management products as officials argued that data, not infrastructure, is what the cloud is all about.

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    IBM DITCHES BLUEMIX BRANDING

    Nov 02, 2017

    IBM rebranded its Bluemix offering earlier this week, re-naming the service IBM Cloud and announcing new services that will allow businesses to take advantage of its range of cloud-based products.

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    FAULTY CODE PUSH LOCKED USERS OUT OF GOOGLE DOCS

    Nov 02, 2017

    Google locked some users out of their Google Docs files on Tuesday, preventing them from editing or sharing their documents.

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    GOOGLE GIVES ENTERPRISES DIRECT PRIVATE LINK TO CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

    Nov 01, 2017

    Google on Nov 1 announced general availability of its Dedicated Interconnect option for large enterprises that want a fast, private connection to the company's cloud services.

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    BT PARTNERS WITH AWS TO BOLSTER CLOUD OF CLOUDS HYBRID APPROACH

    Nov 01, 2017

    BT advanced its hybrid cloud strategy yesterday by partnering with AWS to improve the networking and security options available to businesses hoping to deploy AWS's public cloud at scale.

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    IBM’S LATEST LAUNCH AIMS TO TAKE CLOUD-NATIVE BENEFITS TO PRIVATE CLOUDS

    Nov 01, 2017

    IBM has announced the launch of IBM Cloud Private, a new piece of software which aims to ‘extend cloud-native tools across public and private clouds.’

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    CHEVRON MAKES MICROSOFT AZURE ITS PRIMARY CLOUD IN SEVEN YEAR DEAL

    Oct 31, 2017

    Chevron is making Microsoft Azure its primary cloud provider as part of a seven year partnership with the Redmond giant.

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    SUMO LOGIC'S TOP ENTERPRISE CLOUD TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AS 2018 APPROACHES

    Oct 30, 2017

    Sumo Logic's "State of Modern Applications in the Cloud" report reveals emerging trends for enterprise cloud technology implementations as 2018 approaches.

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    ALPHABET Q3 2017: GOOGLE HINTS AT CLOUD SERVICES FOR RETAILERS

    Oct 27, 2017

    Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has reported total revenues of $27.8bn for the third quarter of 2017, up 24% year-over-year.

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    EQUINIX, ORACLE ADVANCE HYBRID CONNECTIVITY

    Oct 27, 2017

    Global co-location powerhouse Equinix expanded connectivity to Oracle's second-generation cloud centers this week from its American and European facilities, enabling some of the largest enterprise customers to tap advanced Oracle services.

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    4 EXTRA-STRENGTH CONTAINER SECURITY TOOLS FOR DOCKER AND KUBERNETES

    Oct 25, 2017

    Docker-style containers aren’t just a way to deploy software more quickly or flexibly. They can also be a way to make software more secure.

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    CISCO BUYS CLOUD PBX PROVIDER BROADSOFT

    Oct 25, 2017

    Cisco is set to acquire cloud private branch exchange (PBX) and unified communications (UC) solutions provider BroadSoft, in response to customer demand for fully featured voice and contact centre solutions that can be deployed across both cloud and on-premise.

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    GOOGLE AND CISCO TEAM UP FOR HYBRID CLOUD PARTNERSHIP

    Oct 25, 2017

    Google and Cisco have teamed up on a hybrid cloud partnership in something of a first for the networking giant.

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    SALESFORCE CLOUD ECONOMY SET TO CREATE 3.3 MILLION JOBS WORLDWIDE BY 2022

    Oct 24, 2017

    When Salesforce was founded by two ex-Oracle executives in 1999, not only would the software landscape be changed, but a new economy would form underneath it.

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    FROM GRASSROOTS TO THE CLOUD: HOW SD-WAN CAN PROVIDE A SOLUTION

    Oct 24, 2017

    Air travel: what a gift to global business! Any executive from any country can leap onto a plane and, within a few hours, be busy in any overseas commercial centre or branch office. Only it is not quite like that.

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    3 EMERGING CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENTERPRISE

    Oct 24, 2017

    Enterprises are paying a lot more attention to the cloud these days—particularly to Amazon Web Services, which still leads the thinking in the public cloud.

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    RACKSPACE KILLS DISCOUNT CLOUD HOSTING FOR OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS

    Oct 23, 2017

    Rackspace has announced it will no longer be offering discounts on hosting for open source projects, although it will only apply to new customers rather than those with projects already up and running on the platform.

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    TCO AND INTEGRATION CONCERNS STILL CLOG CLOUD ADOPTION

    Oct 20, 2017

    Businesses are still worried about the total cost of ownership and integration with other company systems when moving to the cloud, according to a report by Nutanix and Quocirca.

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    HPE BETS ON HYBRID IT TO COMBAT PUBLIC CLOUD

    Oct 20, 2017

    HPE is re-engineering its business to focus on hybrid clouds powered by its recent ProLiant Azure Stack server.

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    HOW CONTAINERS AND MICROSERVICES CHANGE SECURITY

    Oct 18, 2017

    Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies.

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    IAAS PROVING INCREASINGLY FUNDAMENTAL TO PROGRESSIVE CLOUD STRATEGIES, SAYS ORACLE

    Oct 16, 2017

    More than two thirds of respondents in a survey from Oracle said they see infrastructure as a service (IaaS) as ‘fundamental’ to progressive cloud strategies – up 8% in the past quarter.

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    AWS AND MICROSOFT TEAM UP FOR DEEP LEARNING PROJECT

    Oct 16, 2017

    The keenest rivalry in cloud computing may have just taken a slightly different turn: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft are collaborating on an open artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem.

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    IBM DEVELOPS NEW PROGRAMMING MODEL TO CREATE SERVERLESS APPLICATIONS

    Oct 13, 2017

    The new tool, Composer, comprises a library of patterns that are key for building serverless applications. It also has the inherent serverless features such as auto-scaling and pay-as-you-go built into it.

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    CENTRALIZED SECURITY IN THE CLOUD IS THE BEST SECURITY MODEL

    Oct 13, 2017

    adly, enterprises don't like the idea of a central trust service in the cloud to secure both their cloud and local systems.

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    PERSIMMON HOMES: CLOUD FIRMS NEED TO PUT THE CUSTOMER FIRST

    Oct 12, 2017

    Moving to the cloud is often seen now as something fundamental to survival, but for all the benefits it can bring, there's still a chance things will go wrong.

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    BOXING CLEVER: HOW BOX IS USING AI TO SHAKE UP CLOUD STORAGE

    Oct 11, 2017

    Box has today announced it will be introducing machine learning to its cloud storage and content management platform.

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    TURBOCHARGE DEVOPS BY SHIFTING LEFT WITH COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

    Oct 11, 2017

    This article will look at how to extend DevOps benefits to different workloads, from legacy to cloud native, operated on public or private clouds with HPE Synergy, the industry’s first instantiation of composable infrastructure.

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    INTRODUCING TURBONOMIC 6.0: CLOUD STORAGE CONTROL

    Oct 10, 2017

    In the world of Cloud Computing there are many factors that are overlooked when migrating workloads and maintaining instances in the cloud.

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    MICROSOFT ON WHAT’S NEW IN MICROSOFT CLOUD APP SECURITY

    Oct 10, 2017

    A changing culture of work is driving a rapid increase in cloud app usage by employees. According to our own telemetry, the average organization has more than 25 different cloud storage apps and more than 40 collaboration apps routinely used by its employees.

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    TURBONOMIC DEBUTS NEW CAPABILITIES FOR AWS & AZURE

    Oct 09, 2017

    Turbonomic announced significant public cloud enhancements to the industry’s only self-managing hybrid cloud management platform with the delivery of Turbonomic 6.0.

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    GOOGLE DEBUTS NEW CLOUD SYSTEM OPTIONS FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE WORKLOADS

    Oct 06, 2017

    Enterprises running capacity-hogging, memory-intensive workloads on Google's cloud platform now have new high-performance system options for running them.

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    MICROSOFT ADDS JAVA SUPPORT TO AZURE FUNCTIONS SERVERLESS PLATFORM

    Oct 06, 2017

    Java developers can now use Azure Functions, Microsoft's serverless computing platform, to build and deploy applications on the Redmond, Wash. software marker's cloud.

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    ORACLE LAUNCHES ENTERPRISE-GRADE BLOCKCHAIN CLOUD SERVICE

    Oct 04, 2017

    Oracle has joined the emerging world of blockchain financial-exchange security IT with the launching of the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service at OpenWorld 2017.

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    GOOGLE ADDS CUSTOM ROLE FEATURE TO CLOUD IAM DATA ACCESS CONTROLS

    Oct 04, 2017

    Enterprises running workloads on Google's cloud platform now have a way to enforce more granular polices for controlling user access to business data.

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    HOW ICABBI IS HELPING TAXI FIRMS TACKLE BIG DATA

    Oct 03, 2017

    Irish startup iCabbi has taken to the cloud to crunch billions of taxi journey data points in a bid to help its customers better understand their strengths and weaknesses.

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    NETAPP, MICROSOFT EXPAND PARTNERSHIP FOR AZURE HYBRID CLOUDS

    Oct 03, 2017

    NetApp is expanding its partnership with Microsoft to bring more capabilities to Azure to make it easier for enterprises to migrate more workloads to the public cloud.

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    GOOGLE BETA TESTS NEW NOSQL DOCUMENT DATABASE FOR APP DEVELOPERS

    Oct 03, 2017

    The new Cloud Firestore database, announced Oct. 3 is designed to help mobile and web application developers using Firebase to store and synchronize application-related data.

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    ORACLE INJECTING MOST CLOUD APPLICATIONS WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Oct 02, 2017

    The new Oracle Adaptive Intelligent Apps are built into the existing Oracle Cloud Applications in order to provide useful AI-based modern business applications.

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    MICROSOFT IMPROVES CLOUD VISIBILITY IN UPGRADED AZURE MONITOR

    Sep 29, 2017

    IT resource management inevitably becomes more complex and in some cases more opaque as businesses entrust more of their workloads to the cloud.

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    SCHNEIDER INTRODUCES CLOUD-BASED DCIM - ECOSTRUXURE IT

    Sep 28, 2017

    According to IBM, hybrid cloud is now the dominant method of deploying IT infrastructure, and will remain so for years to come.

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    MICROSOFT AZURE JOINS GÉANT'S EUROPE-WIDE IAAS MEGA-FRAMEWORK

    Sep 28, 2017

    icrosoft joins Géant's bid to create a cost-effective and accessible cloud procurement hub for Europe's education and research community.

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    GOOGLE CLOUD ACQUIRES BITIUM FOR GREATER IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT

    Sep 27, 2017

    Google Cloud has beefed up its identity and access management game with the acquisition of Bitium, a Santa Monica-based firm.

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    HOW FINANCE EXECUTIVES ARE EMBRACING MULTI-CLOUD SERVICE MODELS

    Sep 27, 2017

    CIOs and CTOs are developing comprehensive hybrid IT infrastructure models, in response to growing demand from CFOs and line of business leaders that request access to applications hosted via both on-premises private cloud and off-premises public cloud offerings.

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    ACCELERITE EXPANDS CLOUDSTACK WITH ROVIUS FOR HYBRID CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

    Sep 27, 2017

    Accelerite is updating and expanding its cloud infrastructure offering with the new Rovius cloud platform.

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    ACCELERATE YOUR HYBRID CLOUD DEPLOYMENT WITH HPE AND MICROSOFT AZURE STACK

    Sep 26, 2017

    The IT needs of modern enterprises were heard and met today when HPE announced the general availability of HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack at Microsoft Ignite. 

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    WHAT IS MULTICLOUD? THE NEXT STEP IN CLOUD COMPUTING

    Sep 25, 2017

    You might think “multicloud” and “hybrid cloud” mean the same thing, but they are in fact quite different stages in the evolution of cloud computing.

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    WHAT IS SAAS? THE MODERN WAY TO RUN SOFTWARE

    Sep 22, 2017

    One of the most popular forms of cloud computing is software-as-a-service (SaaS), defined as a software distribution model in which a service provider hosts applications for customers and makes them available to these customers via the internet.

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    MICROSOFT DEBUTS AZURE AVAILABILITY ZONES TO REDUCE OUTAGE RISK

    Sep 22, 2017

    Microsoft wants to take the worry out of deploying critical applications on its Azure cloud computing platform with Azure Availability Zones.

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    ORACLE INTRODUCES BRING YOUR OWN LICENSE PROGRAMME

    Sep 21, 2017

    racle's Larry Ellison has introduced two initiatives to lower the costs associated with migrating to the cloud.

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    ORGANISATIONS LOSING REVENUE DUE TO LACK OF CLOUD EXPERTISE, RACKSPACE WARNS

    Sep 21, 2017

    Two in three UK IT decision makers polled in a new study say their organisation is losing out on revenue as they lack specific cloud expertise.

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    GOOGLE INTROS CONTENT SORTING FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE AI

    Sep 20, 2017

    Google has announced two updates to its Natural Language AI, making the platform more attractive to brands and media companies that frequently need to analyse language to better their content and services.

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    VMWARE EXPANDS HYBRID CLOUD STRATEGY WITH SERIES OF ANNOUNCEMENTS AT VMWORLD

    Sep 20, 2017

    VMware, the company that gave rise to the virtual machine concept in the enterprise data center, announced a series of products and services today at VMworld in Las Vegas that show a company clearly shifting to managing hybrid environments.

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    CITRIX: MOBILE, SECURE, PRODUCTIVE: SPHERE & CITRIX TAKE HEALTHCARE TO THE CLOUD

    Sep 19, 2017

    In a recent report, the independent health charity Nuffield Trust highlighted the enormous potential of IT to transform healthcare.

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    MICROSOFT: DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN AZURE VIRTUAL NETWORK (VNET) AND AWS VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD

    Sep 19, 2017

    It’s important to note that in the cloud, features and capabilities are in a state of constant change to improve services and adapt to industry demands.

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    HOW CLOUD SERVES AS THE FOUNDATION OF AI

    Sep 19, 2017

    As companies migrate to and run operations in the cloud, leaders are looking to the next horizon: innovating from the cloud with artificial intelligence (AI).

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    POWER TO THE PEOPLE: THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL CLOUD IMPLEMENTATIONS

    Sep 19, 2017

    The key to successful cloud technology implementation lies with the workforce.

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    DEPLOY IBM SPECTRUM SCALE ON THE AWS CLOUD WITH NEW QUICK START

    Sep 18, 2017

    BM Spectrum Scale is a flexible, software-defined storage solution that can be deployed as highly available, high-performance file storage.

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    WHAT SECURITY ROLES SHOULD SAAS PROVIDERS HAVE ON THEIR TEAMS?

    Sep 18, 2017

    According to a BetterCloud report, just 43 percent of organisations today operate primarily on cloud services. By 2020, however, BetterCloud expects that figure to hit 73 percent, and by 2022, it predicts that 86 percent of firms will default to cloud services.

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    ORACLE JOINS THE KUBERNETES CLUB

    Sep 14, 2017

    Oracle has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a platinum member, underlining its commitment to containers and microservices in the enterprise.

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    IBM AND VMWARE PARTNERSHIP SPEEDS CLOUD ADOPTION IN THE ENTERPRISE

    Sep 14, 2017

    More than 1,400 Enterprises such as Honeywell International Tapping into IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions

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    VMWARE HELPS SWISSCOM TO ENHANCE AND MANAGE ITS CLOUD SERVICES

    Sep 14, 2017

    Swisscom is a leading telecoms and IT company offering cloud, Internet, TV, and mobile services to residential and multinational business customers across Switzerland and Italy.

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    WHAT PUBLIC CLOUD? NEW INDEPENDENT COMPARISON LAUNCHED

    Sep 14, 2017

    Announcing the Preview Release of Our Latest Comparison: Public Cloud – Compute  #Google Compute vs AWS vs MS Azure vs IBM Cloud.

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    HOW TO BACK UP VMS TO AMAZON EBS IN EC2

    Sep 11, 2017

    VM backup to cloud is one of the best solutions for a complete data protection cycle. This is where NAKIVO Backup & Replication is of great help, as it supports backing up VMs to clouds, like AWS.

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    NEW VMWARE HORIZON CLOUD EBOOK: YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

    Sep 11, 2017

    We are very excited to announce the release of the VMware Horizon Cloud eBook.  This comprehensive guide gives users an inside look into the Horizon Cloud Service.

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    CLOUDERA AND OKTA BANG DRUM FOR CLOUD IPOS WITH POSITIVE Q2 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Sep 08, 2017

    As companies make a move for their initial public offering (IPO), the investor page goes up, the bell gets rung on the NYSE, and, perhaps most importantly, their financial results have to be displayed for all to see

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    WHAT IS IAAS? THE MODERN DATACENTER PLATFORM

    Sep 08, 2017

    The servers, operating systems, core software, and networking you’ve long deployed in your datacenter is moving outside your walls to the public cloud.

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    ORACLE INJECTS AI INTO ITS IOT CLOUD PORTFOLIO

    Sep 04, 2017

    Oracle is revamping its Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud with AI tools and machine learning tools that will offer better analysis of data, generate improved predictive insights help business leverage their connected assets.

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    WALMART CREATING OWN CLOUD WITH NVIDIA

    Sep 01, 2017

    Walmart has revealed it'll use Nvidia's chips to turbo boost its machine learning tools in the hope of taking on the likes of AWS, which is increasingly using GPUs to analyse the vast amounts of data in its datacentres

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    ASSESSING THE GROWING NEED FOR ROBUST PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS

    Aug 24, 2017

    According to a PwC study, 97% of organisations believe project management is critical to business performance and organisational success, and in my opinion there are good reasons for that.

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    CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A NETWORK-ENABLED CLOUD AND GAINING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

    Aug 24, 2017

    Cloud computing services supported by converged networks will create new opportunities for forward-looking senior executives to make informed decisions and gain significant new strategic competitive advantages.

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    SKYTAP TARGETS 'TRAPPED' ON-PREMISE APPS WITH $45M FUNDING

    Aug 23, 2017

    The company said it was the right time to raise funds to help its cloud services grow, with companies looking at ways they can modernise their data centre using the cloud and Forrester predicting that more than 20% of business' budgets will be spent on cloud-based services in 2017.

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    SKYHIGH NETWORKS BRINGS SECURITY FEATURES TO CISCO SPARK

    Aug 23, 2017

    Skyhigh Networks has wrapped its security services around Cisco Spark, to bolster data security for users of the collaboration platform.

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    WHAT’S TRENDING IN REAL ESTATE: FIND OUT AT THE URBAN LAND INSTITUTE’S 2017 FALL MEETING IN LOS ANGELES

    Aug 22, 2017

    Get the latest real estate trends, insights and forecasts at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2017 Fall Meeting, set for October 23-26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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    THE CLOUD COULD DRIVE OPEN SOURCE OUT OF THE ENTERPRISE

    Aug 22, 2017

    For a decade, there’s a question that just won’t go away: Is the cloud killing open source? It still strikes up some emotions. Open source software has been the backbone of enterprise platforms for a long time—remember the LAMP stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl? But consu...

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    70% OF FIRMS FACE SKILL SHORTAGES FOR SERVER-BASED ROLES

    Aug 21, 2017

    A need to drive down the costs associated with hosting data in the public cloud has forced many businesses to either preserve or expand their on-premise servers, which has placed greater pressures on the hiring of employees with server-based skills.

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    PALO ALTO NETWORKS ADDS FORMER K2, FORESCOUT CHANNEL CHIEF EVANS TO LEAD CLOUD PARTNER SALES

    Aug 21, 2017

    Palo Alto Networks has added yet another executive to expand its channel team with the addition this month of Tom Evans to lead its North American public cloud partner sales, CRN has learned. Evans will now serve as director of North America public cloud partners, according to his LinkedIn profile. ...

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    MICROSOFT, HASHICORP PUSH TERRAFORM DEEPER INTO THE AZURE CLOUD

    Aug 18, 2017

    Terraform, an open-source software solution for automating infrastructure provisioning, is getting more room to play on Microsoft's cloud.

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    MICROSOFT COMMITS TO LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT PLAN WITH HASHICORP

    Aug 18, 2017

    Microsoft extended its partnership with HashiCorp Thursday to focus on comprehensively integrating the DevOps specialist's popularTerraform infrastructure provisioning tool across Azure cloud services.  The cloud giant pledged to ramp up investment in joint engineering efforts to ensure Has...

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    COREOS TECTONIC 1.7 IMPROVES CONTAINER ORCHESTRATION PLATFORM

    Aug 17, 2017

    Container management vendor CoreOS today released the latest update of its Tectonic platform, bringing the open-source Kubernetes based system to Microsoft's Azure cloud. The Tectonic 1.7 release is based on the upstream Kubernetes 1.7 project update that debuted at the end of June.

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    AWS HOLDS CUSTOMERS' ATTENTION WITH NEW ENTERPRISE CLOUD SERVICES

    Aug 15, 2017

    AWS announced availability of the AWS Migration Hub, a free service that will enable users to discover, migrate and track applications from on-premise environments to AWS. This ties together a group of existing AWS migration services, including the Application Discovery Service, Database Migration S...

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    AWS JOINS GOOGLE AS MEMBER OF CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FORUM

    Aug 14, 2017

    The Cloud Native Forum (CNF) has revealed AWS as its newest member, joining other huge cloud superstars including direct rivals Google and Microsoft. AWS has been recruited as a top-level Platinum member, adding more fuel to rumours that the public cloud company and retail giant is about to launch i...

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    ASSESSING THE KEY REASONS BEHIND A MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY

    Aug 14, 2017

    Everyone who follows cloud computing agrees that we are starting to see more businesses utilise a multi-cloud strategy. The question this raises is: why is a multi-cloud strategy important from a functional standpoint, and why are enterprises deploying this strategy?

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    AWS UNVEILS AI MONITORING FOR AMAZON S3

    Aug 14, 2017

    AWS launched Amazon Macie today, a service that leverages machine learning to help customers prevent inadvertent exposure of sensitive data and unauthorized access to data in Amazon S3. The company said Amazon Macie will support additional AWS storage services later this year.

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    EDGE COMPUTING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU DEPLOY

    Aug 11, 2017

    I explained edge computing back in May, and how it’s related to cloud computing. But I continue to get questions on the use of edge computing, especially on whether should enterprises begin to use edge computing anytime soon.

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    BEST ONLINE CLOUD BACKUP

    Aug 10, 2017

    one of the greatest uses of the cloud is for online cloud backup services, which ensures all your data is kept safe and sound off-premise. If something happens to your physical servers – whether in-house or in a third party data centre, you can be rest assured your data is safe and sound away ...

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    RINGCENTRAL MAY BE FACING A TAKEOVER, REPORTS SUGGEST

    Aug 10, 2017

    According to Bloomberg, two sources said that RingCentral could attract takeover interest from technology-focused private equity firms and cloud-based software providers. The sources added that it was possible the company would not proceed with the deal.

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    GOOGLE ANNOUNCES PRICE CUTS ON CLOUD SSD STORAGE

    Aug 10, 2017

    Google has announced a price cut on its local SSD (solid state disk) storage attached to on-demand Google Compute Engine virtual machines – to the tune of up to 63%. The latest move from Google will see costs drop by $0.080 per gigabyte per month in the majority of US regions for on-demand VMs, whil...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES CONTINUES TO DOMINATE PUBLIC CLOUD FIELD

    Aug 08, 2017

    Microsoft and Google continue to make inroads in the public cloud space, but Amazon Web Services (AWS) isn't yet ready to cede the high ground.

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    IS AN 'OLIGOPOLY' OF CLOUD VENDORS A RISK TO INNOVATION?

    Aug 08, 2017

    The CRM software market is at risk of being controlled by an "oligopoly" of leading companies that puts innovation in danger and leaves companies at risk of vendor lock-in, according to Forrester Research.

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    STRATOSCALE TARGETS AWS-FOCUSED ENTERPRISES

    Aug 08, 2017

    Stratoscale Symphony is designed to replicate an Amazon Web Services (AWS) computing environment in an enterprise's own datacenter. Another company goal is helping users of VMware's tools move to an AWS-like computing environment.

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    SEVEN KEY NETWORK METRICS FOR A CLOUD-DRIVEN WORLD

    Aug 07, 2017

    Today’s IT teams aren’t so different from the IT teams of days gone by. They’re still committed to running businesses smoothly by testing technology, measuring the results, and re-calibrating. But much of the technology they’re using and managing has changed dramatically. Ent...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES CONTINUES TO DOMINATE PUBLIC CLOUD FIELD

    Aug 04, 2017

    Microsoft and Google continue to make inroads in the public cloud space, but Amazon Web Services (AWS) isn't yet ready to cede the high ground.

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    DELPHIX'S NEW DATA MANAGEMENT PLATFORM USES DATAOPS, DATA PODS

    Aug 03, 2017

    SAN FRANCISCO--For decades, conventional enterprise IT has been based upon loading data into storage arrays to make it available for applications inside servers, so that workloads could be processed and business as usual conducted. But with the current data deluge clogging up networks and filling up...

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    INTEROUTE ROLLS OUT CLOUDIAN TECH FOR BETTER CLOUD STORAGE

    Aug 03, 2017

    The technology, which will be made available as part of Interoute's Virtual Data Centre Cloud Platform, offers fast, reliable and highly durable storage for unstructured data, backups and archives in the cloud, the firm said.

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    DELL EMC MOZY CLOUD BACKUP NOW SUPPORTS KMIP INTEGRATION

    Aug 02, 2017

    Mozy, the first cloud-based file backup service acquired by EMC in 2007 and now property of Dell EMC, has been a survivor in the storage wars during the last 10 years. It started out as Berkeley Data Systems with about 50 people in American Fork, Utah, to provide a consumer-based service that morphe...

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    EVOLVE IP ACQUIRES CLOUD COMMS COMPANY MTEL TO CONTINUE INTERNATIONAL PUSH

    Aug 02, 2017

    Channel-focused cloud service provider Evolve IP is going global. The firm has acquired Netherlands-based cloud communications company Mtel to extend its geographic reach into Europe.

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    MICROSOFT CHANNEL LEADER: PARTNERS MUST BUILD UP TECHNICAL SKILLS TO SUCCEED IN PUBLIC CLOUD

    Aug 01, 2017

    Microsoft's Alyssa Fitzpatrick said solution providers must acquire technical skills around building, developing and deploying Microsoft Azure to predictably move customers to the public cloud.

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    YOU NEED A CLOUD EXIT PLAN, EVEN FOR AWS, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT, OR IBM

    Aug 01, 2017

    The cloud computing infrastructure market—IaaS, PaaS, and private hosting—continues to consolidate around the four major providers, as they maintain or even grow market share at the expense of smaller providers.

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    SOFTNAS INTRODUCES NEW CLOUD EDITIONS

    Jul 31, 2017

    Today SoftNAS introduced new SoftNAS Cloud NAS products. The company claims that the new offerings will see improvements in read and write performance up to 400%. The new products include the Developer Edition, General Purpose Edition, High Performance Edition, and the Extreme Performance Edition.

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    FOUR IN FIVE FIRMS SAY THEY AVOID RUNNING SENSITIVE DATA IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD

    Jul 31, 2017

    As the true definition of hybrid cloud continues to blur, eight out of 10 enterprises in a survey from Stratoscale say they avoid running sensitive data in the public cloud.

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    RACKSPACE AND OVH LAUNCH NEW EUROPEAN DATA CENTRES

    Jul 28, 2017

    Rackspace and OVH have announced the openings of new data centres in Frankfurt and London respectively. The former cited EU and Swiss data protection regulations as part of the reason for its move, while the latter said that ‘in spite of Brexit’ it was still committed to the UK market.

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    AWS CLOUD GROWTH KEEPS AMAZON'S PROFITS AFLOA

    Jul 28, 2017

    Cloud continues to power Amazon's business, according to the tech giant's latest results, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) bringing in $916 million in profit in the three months ending June. The cloud computing division climbed 42% to $4.1 billion revenue for the quarter, recording higher sale...

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    SALESFORCE SERVICE CLOUD UPDATE PROVIDES NEW TOOLS FOR SERVICE AGENTS

    Jul 27, 2017

    Salesforce.com has announced the “next generation” of its Service Cloud platform that has been redesigned with new features as well as improvements for easier application setup and management.

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    VERITAS LAUNCHES NEW CLASSIFICATION ENGINE TO BRIDGE GDPR GAP

    Jul 27, 2017

    Cloud management firm Veritas has launched a new classification engine that it claims will help identify data risks for both on-premise and cloud storage. The Integrated Classification Engine, as the service has been called, allows companies to easily scan and tag data – including unstructured...

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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES AZURE CONTAINER INSTANCES

    Jul 27, 2017

    Microsoft has announced its new service Azure Container Instances (ACI), which it says will make it easier to deploy containers in the cloud. Corey Sanders, director of compute at Azure, said in a blog post that it's the very first service of its kind in the cloud and will deliver containers &qu...

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    CURRYS PC WORLD SCOLDED OVER MISLEADING BACKUP ADVERT

    Jul 26, 2017

    Currys PC World has been taken to task by Britain's advertising watchdog for misleading customers about its Knowhow Cloud backup service. The high street retailer landed in hot water after a customer complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about an ad on the company's website...

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    UNILEVER MODERNISES SALES WITH ACCENTURE'S CLOUD

    Jul 25, 2017

    Unilever has teamed up with Accenture to roll out an integrated trade and marketing platform to help it better connect with its customers. Accenture's Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Accenture Cloud Retail Execution, both built on the Salesforce platform, will help the company merge i...

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    GODADDY QUITS THE CLOUD, CLOSING HOSTING DIVISION

    Jul 25, 2017

    GoDaddy has decided to scrap its Cloud Servers product, which was created just over a year ago to help companies take advantage of scalable AWS-like services for building and testing cloud solutions.

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    GOOGLE TRIPLES ENTERPRISE CLOUD DEALS IN LATEST QUARTER

    Jul 25, 2017

    Google's cloud appears to be making inroads with enterprises, with the tech giant having signed triple its number of $500,000-plus deals in its latest quarter than during the same period a year ago.

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    REVIEW: GOOGLE CLOUD SPANNER TAKES SQL TO NOSQL SCALE

    Jul 24, 2017

    Scaling a relational database isn’t easy. Scaling a relational database out to multiple replicas and regions over a network while maintaining strong consistency, without sacrificing performance, is really hard

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    SAP SALES LIFTED BY THE CLOUD DESPITE HEAVY PROFIT LOSSES

    Jul 20, 2017

    Software multinational SAP posted a rise in second-quarter revenue today, rewarded for its recent investments in new cloud services, although profits were stifled due to high operating costs.

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    ATTACK AND RESPONSE: CLOUD-NATIVE CYBERSECURITY VS. VIRTUAL MACHINE SECURITY

    Jul 20, 2017

    Which is more secure: virtual machines (VMs) or containers? The truth is that securing containers and cloud-native workloads is different than securing VMs, and it all starts with understanding attack and response and the ever-evolving nature of threats.

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    ORACLE ADDS SAAS TO ITS "STEPPING STONE" PRIVATE CLOUD

    Jul 20, 2017

    Oracle is introducing line-of-business SaaS services to its cloud-in-a-box, designed for organisations who want to remain on-premise but benefit from cloud's subscription model.  ERP, CRM, supply chain management and HCM services are available to Oracle Cloud at Customer users, which Nirav ...

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    ORACLE BRINGS ON-PREMISES SOFTWARE-AS-A-SERVICE TO CLOUD AT CUSTOMER

    Jul 19, 2017

    racle expanded its on-premises cloud offering Wednesday to deliver Software-as-a-Service to customers directly from their own data centers. Enterprises can now run Oracle's portfolio of business applications -- including ERP, CRM and human capital management -- from behind their own firewall but con...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD CATCHES UP TO AWS WITH TRANSFER APPLIANCE

    Jul 19, 2017

    Google Cloud has caught up to AWS with a physical ‘Transfer Appliance’ to move your data from your own local servers into the giant’s cloud.  Amazon already has a solution which it calls ‘Snowball’ and features 50TB or 80TB capacities in a ruggedised appliance whic...

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    IBM REPORTS MODEST BUT ORGANIC GAINS ACROSS CLOUD AND OTHER 'STRATEGIC IMPERATIVES' AS REVENUE AGAIN DECLINES

    Jul 18, 2017

    Cloud and other "strategic imperatives" became an even bigger component of IBM's overall business in the second quarter of 2017, but declining legacy products slumped sales for the 21st straight quarter, the company reported Tuesday.

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    CLOUD REVENUES EXPECTED TO GROW BY ALMOST 30% PER YEAR

    Jul 18, 2017

    Cloud services are expected to grow by as much as 30% per year, according to new research, as workloads are increasingly shifted away from private data centers and into the cloud.

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    VIPTELA ONRAMPS BRANCH NETWORKS TO CLOUD

    Jul 17, 2017

    Viptela Inc. extended its SD-WAN-based networking fabric to public cloud platforms with the launch of a new service calledCloud onRamp. The new offering expands the reach of the company's Viptela Fabric platform in order to connect branch networks to the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) and Micros...

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    BLACK DUCK PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE TO AUTOMATE SECURITY COMPLIANCE

    Jul 14, 2017

    Open source security vendor Black Duck has partnered up with Google to help the tech giant's customers benefit from Black Duck's automated security and productivity container tech, offering enhanced intelligence, visibility and control of risks. The company's Black Duck Hub solution will...

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    CLOUD PORTABILITY IS STILL SCIENCE FICTION

    Jul 14, 2017

    Enterprises want cloud portability. Why? Well, they want to hedge bets in case a public cloud provider “breaks bad” in terms of consistently poor service, or performance issues, or, more likely, jacking up the subscription fees to obnoxious levels.

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    AWS BULKS UP CLOUD-BASED GRAPHICS PROCESSING WITH NEW G3 FAMILY

    Jul 14, 2017

    Amazon Web Services again pushed forward the limits for processing graphics in the cloud with the introduction on Friday of a new family of GPU-powered instances.  The cloud leader says the new G3s offer more compute and memory resources complimenting its graphics processors than any comparable...

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    UNISYS ROLLS OUT BUNDLES TO HELP ACCELERATE PUBLIC SECTOR ADOPTION OF CLOUD, DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

    Jul 13, 2017

    Unisys has introduced packaged offerings to help state and local government more rapidly realize benefits from cloud deployments, digital services and hybrid Microsoft Office 365

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    EXPLORING THE TOP DRIVERS OF CLOUD COMPUTING ADOPTION

    Jul 13, 2017

    More CIOs and CTOs are choosing to architect and deploy hybrid multi-cloud computing environments in 2017. The trend is being driven by growing demand to support digital transformation projects that are led by the C-suite.  Newly released results from the CloudView Survey 2017 reveal the top dr...

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    SALESFORCE BRINGS AI TO ITS SERVICE CLOUD

    Jul 13, 2017

    Salesforce has enhanced its Field Service Lightning Service Cloud offering with the addition of Einstein AI and Analytics in an attempt to help mobile workers glean better insights while out in the field.

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    MICROSOFT FINALLY HAS A RELEASE DATE FOR AZURE STACK

    Jul 13, 2017

    Microsoft's public cloud, Azure, has met with great success in the industry. It's a solid No. 2 behind Amazon Web Services (AWS), and in some segments, even bests AWS.  Until now, however, it's been a public-only platform. That's now changing, with the announcement of the releas...

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    MICROSOFT'S AZURE STACK BRINGS THE CLOUD TO YOUR DATA CENTRE

    Jul 11, 2017

    Microsoft has revealed the availability of Azure Stack, the company's first private cloud platform that will address the needs of corporations that need to store and manage applications in a private cloud environment.

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    ORACLE'S LATEST REGION OFFERS SECURITY FOR THE UK GOVERNMENT

    Jul 10, 2017

    Oracle has unveiled its UK Government Cloud Region, ensuring public sector organisations can be compliant with regulations around data security. The cloud service will help governmental organisations move their workloads to the cloud, ensuring they meet HMG cloud Security Principles. Because Oracle ...

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    TECH DATA TIGHTENS CLOUD INTEGRATION WITH MICROSOFT TO UNLOCK SIMPLER EXPERIENCE FOR SMBS

    Jul 10, 2017

    Tech Data said it will integrate Microsoft's new Office 365, mobility and security suite with the distributor's pre-configured Microsoft Azure-based cloud server for small businesses.  The Clearwater, Fla.-based company said it will be one of just five companies – and the only dis...

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    STUDY: CLOUD COMPLICATES NETWORKS MORE THAN SDN, NFV

    Jul 07, 2017

    Cloud adoption not disruptive trends such as software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) is introducing the most complexity into enterprise networking, according to a new study from Kentik. The network traffic intelligence specialist today published initial results f...

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    MICROSOFT PLANNING CLOUD-FOCUSED SALES OVERHAUL - REPOR

    Jul 03, 2017

    The news comes via The Seattle Times, which said it spoke to "people familiar with the matter," who, although couldn't reveal which departments were going to be hardest hit, said it's likely layoffs will be part of the restructuring plan. It's also unclear where geographically ...

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    DROPBOX REPORTEDLY SEEKING UNDERWRITERS FOR AN IPO

    Jul 03, 2017

    Dropbox is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering that could come later this year, which would make it the largest US tech company to go public since Snap. The cloud-storage firm is looking for underwriters to draw up its IPO, according to a Reuters report, which will be a significant t...

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    IT SECURITY PROS FEAR GDPRS IMPACT ON CLOUD MIGRATIONS

    Jun 27, 2017

    Over half of security professionals are worried that incoming data protection requirements would keep them from putting sensitive data in the cloud, according to new research. With the EU introducing its stricter General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, 85% of 250 IT security professio...

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    HOW IAAS CUTS TIME FOR APP DEPLOYMENT AND MAINTENANCE COSTS WHILE IMPROVING INNOVATION

    Jun 26, 2017

    More than half of respondents in a survey from Oracle say moving to infrastructure as a service (IaaS) has significantly cut their time to deploy new applications and services, while three in five claim it is easier to innovate through it. The study, conducted alongside Longitude Research and which ...

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    AWS HITS BACK AT CLAIMS WALMART WANTS TO 'SHUN' CLOUD GIANT

    Jun 23, 2017

    WS has accused retail giant Walmart of telling other businesses not to use its services, instead advising them to use a rival platform and this has had a significant impact on the cloud provider's new business. Walmart apparently told its technology suppliers to use Microsoft's Azure cloud s...

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    WE WON’T BE PUT OFF OUR CLOUD STRATEGY BY CYBER THREATS, ORGANISATIONS AFFIRM

    Jun 22, 2017

    Four in five respondents say cloud adoption in their organisations will not be put off by high profile cyber-attacks, according to a new study from software and IT services provider Advanced. The survey, which polled more than 500 senior executives in UK organisations and was conducted through Techm...

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    BT JOINS CLOUD INDUSTRY FORUM

    Jun 22, 2017

    BT is the latest company to join the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), announcing its commitment to open standards and developing best practice for cloud technologies.
    The telco said it wants to support CIF in its endeavours to raise the standards of cloud services and, alongside its Cloud of Cloud...

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    HOW SAP CAN BE CUSTODIAN FOR ENTERPRISE DATA IN GOOGLE CLOUD

    Jun 21, 2017

    Customers of the Google Cloud Platform that want extra assurance about the security and integrity of their critical business data can now get software giant SAP to act as a custodian for them.
    Google and SAP announced a partnership earlier this year aimed at ensuring that SAP's wide portf...

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    OFFICE 365 VIDEO EVOLVES INTO MICROSOFT STREAM

    Jun 21, 2017

    Microsoft on June 20 officially launched Stream, an enterprise video hosting and streaming service that's set to replace Office 365 Video.
    The software giant first unveiled Office 365 Video in 2014 as a solution for businesses seeking to share video content with their users. Based on Azur...

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    SALFORD CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS MICROSOFT AZURE TO DELIVER HYBRID CLOUD VISION

    Jun 20, 2017

    Salford City Council has embarked on a move to embrace the hybrid cloud deployment model by signing up to use the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform.
    The council, which looks after the needs of the 220,000 or so residents living in the Greater Manchester area, said it plans to draw on Azur...

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    THIS TIME, YOU CAN TRUST THE CLOUD MAGIC QUADRANT

    Jun 20, 2017

    The latest Garter Magic Quadrant report for cloud infrastructure is out. Usually, the release of a Magic Quadrant means I have to correct its findings when talking to my clients. Enterprises take these as gospel, managing by Magic Quadrant—and as a result picking their technology, often the wr...

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    HUAWEI EMBEDS TABLEAU IN ITS BIG DATA PLATFORM

    Jun 19, 2017

    Huawei's FusionInsight big data platform and Tableau's data visualisation software can now be cross-authenticated the companies said, with the aim of making it easier for businesses to understand the data they extract.
    FusionInsight combines Hadoop, massively parallel processing datab...

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    FORRESTER: RAPID CLOUD ADOPTION DRIVES DEMAND FOR SECURITY TOOLS

    Jun 16, 2017

    The global cloud services market is poised to skyrocket from $114 billion in 2016 to $236 billion by 2020. Its rapid growth is driving the market for cloud security tools, which will increase from $1 billion in 2016 to $3.5 billion in 2021.
    Researchers at Forrester recently published the Clou...

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    THE 2 CLOUD SECURITY MYTHS THAT MUST DIE

    Jun 16, 2017

    There seem to be two groups of people out there when it comes to cloud security: There are those who believe that public clouds are systemically unsafe, and those who believe clouds are impenetrable.
    The fact of the matter is that, if you take precautions—that is. spend time picking and...

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    NOKIA LAUNCHES 'WORLD'S FASTEST ROUTER' TO MEET IOT DEMAND

    Jun 15, 2017

    Nokia unveiled a new range of network chips on Wednesday, considered to be the fastest processors available on the market, targeting service providers trying to meet the increasing demands of cloud processing and IoT networks.

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    GOOGLE SPINS UP GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM IN SINGAPORE

    Jun 15, 2017

    Google has become the latest cloud service provider to expand its reach in Southeast Asia with the launch of a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Singapore.

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    A COMPARISON OF AZURE AND AWS MICROSERVICES SOLUTIONS

    Jun 15, 2017

    Amazon Web Services introduced their Lambda microservices engine in 2014; and since that time AWS Lambda has been the standard microservices engine for the public cloud. As Microsoft’s Azure cloud has gained in popularity the question on my mind was: will Microsoft also create a Microservices ...

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    WHY AUTOMATION – DRIVEN BY CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES – IS BECOMING MORE CRITICAL FOR ORGANISATIONS

    Jun 15, 2017

    More than half of respondents in a survey carried out by managed cloud provider 2nd Watch say at least half of their deployment pipelines are automated, with 63% saying they can deploy new applications in less than six weeks.
    The study, which garnered responses from more than 1,000 participan...

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    IBM ADDS IDENTITY MANAGEMENT TO ITS CLOUD

    Jun 14, 2017

    IBM has unveiled its Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solution, which is designed to help remote workers gain access to the applications they need without having to enter multiple sign-in details.
    IBM Cloud Identity Connect uses a single sign on (SSO) to ensure employees can access everything th...

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    AWS PLANNING LAUNCH OF NEW REGION FOR ITS GOVCLOUD SERVICE

    Jun 13, 2017

    Amazon Web Services revealed June 13 that it is planning to offer government agencies, regulated industries and software-as-a-service providers a second highly secure location to park and process data in its global cloud.

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    VMWARE: COMPARE CLOUD COSTS AND DISCOVER RECLAMATION SAVINGS WITH FREE ASSESSMENT

    Jun 12, 2017

    As a part of the continuous effort to reduce cost and increase IT operational efficiency for our customers, VMware recently launched free Hybrid Cloud Assessment. Hybrid Cloud Assessment (HCA) is fast, takes less than couple hours, analyzes your vSphere infrastructure.

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    CISOS 'DON'T UNDERSTAND THE RISKS OF SHADOW IT'

    Jun 12, 2017

    Research by Symantec has revealed that CISOs are still not aware of how big their business cloud is, despite the fact a large number of employees are using unsanctioned apps in the workplace.

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    AMAZON SHUTS DOWN UNLIMITED CLOUD STORAGE PLAN

    Jun 09, 2017

    Amazon has told customers it will no longer offer an unlimited cloud storage plan – although Prime members will continue to benefit from the service.

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    FACEBOOK 'PLANS TO MOVE WHATSAPP AWAY FROM IBM CLOUD'

    Jun 09, 2017

    Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service will be transferred from IBM's SoftLayer cloud servers and onto Facebook's own data centres.
    WhatsApp has been one of IBM's top five public cloud customers in terms of revenue prior to the move, according to CNBC, something IBM has denied....

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    ICLOUD CELEB PHOTO HACK: CORONATION STREET ACTRESS KYM MARSH HACKED

    Jun 07, 2017

    The High Court has banned the publivation of pictures stolen from Pippa Middleton's iCloud account, saying it will take civil court action against a "person or persons unknown" following the hack.

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    VMWARE UPDATES VREALIZE SUITE TO BOOST HYBRID CLOUD

    Jun 07, 2017

    VMware has updated its vRealize cloud management platform to help businesses leverage their applications and infrastructure across hybrid cloud environments.

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    NETSKOPE RAISES $100M IN SERIES E ROUND, AIMS TO MOVE SECURITY PLATFORM BEYOND THE CLOUD

    Jun 06, 2017

    Cloud security provider Netskope has announced the close of a $100 million (£77.5m) series E funding round to press ahead with its go to market strategy as well as explore new ventures.

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    TELSTRA ACQUIRES COMPANY85 WHILE CANBERRA GETS AWS DIRECT CONNECT

    Jun 05, 2017

    A couple of updates in the Australian data space this morning; Telstra has announced it has acquired Company85, a UK-based provider of data centre, cloud and network services, while Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching a new service in Canberra through NEXTDC.

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    GOOGLE ACCELERATES CUSTOMER DATA PROCESSING WITH NEW CLOUD FEATURE

    Jun 05, 2017

    Google is making it faster for cloud customers to process data for analysis with a forthcoming feature called Cloud Dataflow Shuffle. It’s designed to make consuming streaming and batch processed data up to five times faster than before by applying technology the tech giant developed in-house....

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    MTM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. LAUNCHES ANYWHEREAPP FOR ORGANIZATIONS IN NEED OF CUSTOM CLOUD-BASED WORKSPACE SOLUTIONS

    Jun 01, 2017

    AnywhereApp is unique in that it offers businesses the best of both worlds – a customizable cloud or on-premises solution based on subscription consumption models – per user per month pricing. AnywhereApp satisfies the unmet demand of the roughly 200,000 mid-market businesses that have g...

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    GOOGLE IS FIRST TO OFFER INTEL’S SKYLAKE PROCESSORS IN THE CLOUD

    May 31, 2017

    cloud providers like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, which have yet to launch their own Skylake infrastructure products. AWS announced a set of Skylake-powered C5 instances for its Elastic Compute Cloud last year, but those have yet to launch.

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    CLOUD NATIVE ARCHITECTURE ‘DEFAULT’ FOR CUSTOMER-FACING APPS BY 2020, SAYS CAPGEMINI

    May 31, 2017

    The research, which surveyed more than 900 senior professionals across 11 countries, found that 15% of new enterprise applications are cloud native today, set to jump to 32% by 2020.

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    NEW RESEARCH EXPLORES CONTINUED DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LOB AND IT ON CLOUD INITIATIVES

    May 30, 2017

    The study, which polled 250 IT and business decision makers in large enterprises, found that overall cloud adoption now stands at 88%, with more than two thirds (67%) of users expecting to increase their adoption of cloud services over the coming year.

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    DATACORE’S SIXTH ANNUAL “STATE OF SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE, HYPERCONVERGED AND CLOUD STORAGE” SURVEY REVEALS TOP BUSINESS DRIVERS

    May 30, 2017

    The survey probed for levels of spending on technologies including software-defined storage, flash technology, hyperconverged storage, private cloud storage and OpenStack. Software-defined storage topped the charts in 2017 spending, with 16% reporting that software-defined storage represented 11-25%...

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    LEAVE AWS? NOT FOR EASIER CLOUD DISCOUNTS

    May 29, 2017

    If the cloud is all about convenience, cloud pricing is anything but. The pay-as-you-go model has been complicated by AWS Reserved Instances and other ways to lock in lower prices at the expense of business agility.

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    RED HAT ACQUIRING AGILE AND CLOUD-NATIVE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS PROVIDER, CODENVY

    May 29, 2017

    USA: Red Hat is set to acquire Codenvy, a provider of cloud-native development tools that enable developers to more easily create modern container-based and cloud-native applications.

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    UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS VENDORS OUTLOOKS ON CLOUD DIFFER

    May 26, 2017

    While hybrid deployments are the reality now, some unified communications vendors might disagree on the future of cloud communications and on-premises systems.

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    HOW A YOUNG FINTECH AND AWS PAVED THE WAY FOR A NEW BREED OF CLOUD BANKING SERVICES IN THE UK

    May 25, 2017

    The minds at independent bank OakNorth have set themselves one of the toughest challenges for any start-up: serve a highly-specialised target audience using cloud technology in a sector where security is the number one priority.

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    WANNACRY AND THE PUBLIC CLOUD: THE CISO PERSPECTIVE

    May 24, 2017

    I recently attended a CISO Executive Summit here in NYC.  The room was packed with 175 CISOs and top-level security leaders from various industries.  There was broad agreement that WannaCry was a scramble for many of their teams, and created a long weekend for some.  We concurred that...

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    MICROSOFT'S P LANGUAGE IS AIMED AT WHERE CLOUD, AI, AND IOT MEET

    May 23, 2017

    Microsoft is positioning its P language as a solution for asynchrony in a world where this capability is becoming increasingly vital for the cloud, artificial intelligence, and embedded systems.

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    GOOGLE’S FIREBASE TAPS SERVERLESS CLOUD FUNCTIONS

    May 22, 2017

    Firebase, Google Cloud’s back end and SDK for mobile and web application development, is being enhanced with serverless compute capabilities. Google Cloud Functions for Firebase, now available in a beta release, allows developers to run back-end JavaScript code that responds to events triggere...

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    A ROUNDUP OF CLOUD COMPUTING FORECASTS FOR 2017

    May 22, 2017

    Cloud platforms are enabling new, complex business models and orchestrating more globally-based integration networks in 2017 than many analyst and advisory firms predicted. Combined with Cloud Services adoption increasing in the mid-tier and small & medium businesses (SMB), leading researchers i...

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    MONSTER CLOUD REPORTS ON RECENT RANSOMWARE ATTACKS

    May 19, 2017

    Hackers manage to access systems on a regular basis, even when measures are put into place to prevent this. Cybercriminals discover new ways to strike, and many organizations find it hard to keep up. A business or non-profit organization typically needs assistance in the event their computer system ...

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    ORACLE CLOUD SECURITY SERVICES PASS THE 1-MILLION-USERS MARK

    May 19, 2017

    Oracle cloud security services now has more than 1 million customers*, six months after launching the new portfolio.
    Customers include Levi Strauss & Company, cyber risk and consulting company Edgile, video firm Ooyala, and software providers Nomis Solutions and Pragmatyxs.

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    IBM LAUNCHES SMARTCLOUD ENTRY 3.1: A CLOUD SOLUTION FOR ALL SEASONS

    May 17, 2017

    That's what SmartCloud Entry 3.1 is—an easy cloud solution. It's a private cloud solution that runs on your infrastructure in the privacy of your data center. Being a private cloud solution means that you can now enjoy the benefits of cloud computing in a secure environment.

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    CLOUD COMPUTING GOES BEYOND TIPPING POINT IN FINANCIAL SERVICES, SAYS DTCC

    May 17, 2017

    Cloud computing has reached a ‘tipping point’ in financial services with capabilities and cost efficiencies moving ahead of on-premise data centre equivalents, according to The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation.

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    INTERNAP 2016 PREDICTIONS: HYBRID, DEVOPS AND MORE

    May 17, 2017

    In the past, cloud platforms have not provided the feature parity and technical maturity that enterprises needed in order to deploy workloads on a combination of their own private environments and service provider environments.

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    TRAVIS PERKINS PLC DETECTS AND RESPONDS TO THREATS FASTER WITH SPLUNK ENTERPRISE SECURITY AND SPLUNK CLOUD

    May 16, 2017

    Splunk Cloud and Splunk ES give us the ability to ensure we can manage the complex cybersecurity landscape while benefiting from the instant, reliable and cost effective delivery model offered in Splunk Cloud.

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    IBM TOUTS ITS CLOUD PLATFORM AS QUICKEST FOR AI WITH BENCHMARK TESTS

    May 10, 2017

    IBM claims it has the fastest cloud for deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI) after publishing benchmark tests which show NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerators on the IBM Cloud can provide up to 2.8 times more performance than the previous generation in certain cases.


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    WHY HYBRID CLOUD CAN WORK FOR YOU – AND THE THREE STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL ENVIRONMENT

    May 04, 2017

    Research from a recent Gartner study predicts that by 2019, “more than 30 percent of the 100 largest vendors’ new software investments will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only”. The study considers the idea that “cloud-first, and even cloud-only is replacing the no-cl...


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    451 RESEARCH REPORT AFFIRMS CLOUD SERVICES BUDGET TO OUTSTRIP OVERALL IT THIS YEAR

    May 04, 2017

    Enterprises expect growth in their hosting and cloud services to outstrip overall IT spending this year, with spending on hosting and cloud to go up 25% on average compared to 12% for overall IT, according to 451 Research.


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    WHY THERE IS A CLEARING IN THE CLOUD FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

    May 03, 2017

    The financial services sector is one of the prime markets that stands to gain many benefits from cloud computing but, to date, this has proved rather difficult. This is hardly surprising when one considers the heavy regulation within this industry.


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    VERIZON SELLS CLOUD SERVICES TO IBM IN ‘UNIQUE COOPERATION BETWEEN TWO TECH LEADERS’

    May 03, 2017

    Verizon has announced it is selling its cloud and managed hosting service to IBM, alongside working with the Armonk giant on a ‘number of strategic initiatives involving networking and cloud services’.


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    SHERWEB INTEGRATES ACRONIS CLOUD BACKUP CAPABILITIES INTO HOSTED SERVICES SOLUTION OFFERINGS

    May 03, 2017

    A global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage and SherWeb jointly announced today their recent agreement to integrate Acronis Backup Cloud into the SherWeb family of cloud-based hosting solutions.

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    CISCO ACQUIRES VIPTELA IN $610M DEAL FOR SOUPED-UP SD-WAN GOODNESS

    May 02, 2017

    Cisco has announced its intent to acquire Viptela, a provider of software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology, for $610 million (£471.9m).


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    SALESFORCE REPORT ARGUES IT STANDS AT A ‘CROSSROADS OF CHANGE’

    May 02, 2017

    A new report from Salesforce sheds further light on the shifting sands of IT; eight out of 10 UK tech leaders say IT is now the primary enabler of customer experience, while three quarters admit IT is currently undergoing the biggest historical shift of its role.


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    GARTNER SAYS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE WILL EXCEED TRADITIONAL DATA CENTER OUTSOURCING SPEND IN INDIA IN 2017

    May 02, 2017

    Cloud infrastructure as a service will exceed traditional data center outsourcing spend in India during 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. In India, Traditional data center outsourcing is forecast to reach $559 million in 2017, while cloud infrastructure as a service spending will total $677 million t...


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    GREEN CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES CLOUD SERVICES PROVIDER CIRRITY

    Apr 30, 2017

    Green Cloud provides custom wholesale and white label cloud solutions to a network of 400 reseller partners, and the acquisition expands Green Cloud’s capacity and data center presence, particularly on the west coast, while adding core expertise around security and compliance services.

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    AMAZON, MICROSOFT AND GOOGLE’S FINANCIAL RESULTS GIVE AN INTRIGUING STATE OF THE CLOUD

    Apr 28, 2017

    Analysis April 27 saw Alphabet, Amazon and Microsoft release its most recent financial results, with cloud at the heart of their success. But this doesn’t quite tell the full story.


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    NEW SURVEY SUGGESTS UK DATA CENTRE OPTIMISATION AND COOLING COULD BE BETTER

    Apr 27, 2017

    A new report argues the UK’s data centres are between them achieving ‘poor’ levels of cooling utilisation, with two thirds of cooling equipment installed on average not delivering any benefits.


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    TENCENT ANNOUNCES DATA CENTRE EXPANSION INCLUDING FIRST EUROPEAN SITES

    Apr 26, 2017

    Chinese Internet firm Tencent has announced expansion plans for its data centres, opening five new facilities across three continents by the end of this year.


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    GETTING STARTED WITH MICROSOFT AZURE FUNCTIONS

    Apr 25, 2017

    Cloud is hard, managing servers is hard, hence a recent push by major Cloud Providers toward something called "serverless computing". This is obviously a misleading name as there is no such thing as compute without servers, because, at least in 2017, code needs to run on servers.


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    GARTNER SURVEY SHOWS 85 PERCENT OF ENTERPRISES WILL HAVE STARTED WINDOWS 10 DEPLOYMENTS BY END OF 2017

    Apr 25, 2017

    Migration to Windows 10 is expected to be faster than previous operating system (OS) adoption, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. The survey showed that 85 percent of enterprises will have started Windows 10 deployments by the end of 2017.


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    GARTNER SAYS INDIAN DATA AND ANALYTICS LEADERS ARE TURNING TO LOGICAL DATA WAREHOUSES

    Apr 24, 2017

    By 2018, more than 50% of organizations in India will fail to deliver value and ROI justification on current investments in traditional enterprise data warehouses for analytics


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    MICROSOFT LOOKS TO SIMPLIFY IOT WITH SAAS FOR NEW RELEASE

    Apr 24, 2017

    Microsoft has announced the launch of Microsoft IoT Central, a software as a service (SaaS) offering which aims to reduce the complexity of Internet of Things solutions for customers.


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    CLOUD PRICING WAR MOVES FROM VMS TO OBJECT STORAGE, 451 RESEARCH ARGUES

    Apr 20, 2017

    The battlefield for cloud pricing will shift from virtual machines to object storage, with databases among others undergoing similar pressures in the next 18 months, according to the latest note from 451 Research.


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    HOW MACHINE LEARNING COULD PREVENT MONEY LAUNDERING

    Apr 20, 2017

    Machine learning is being put to use in all sorts of areas today. From smart cars and homes and beyond, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are becoming a larger part of how many companies conduct business.


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    MULESOFT ANNOUNCES CROWD, THE NEXT MAJOR RELEASE OF ANYPOINT PLATFORM TO HARNESS INNOVATION FROM ACROSS THE ENTERPRISE

    Apr 20, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced Crowd, featuring a set of powerful collaboration capabilities that enable the creation, saving, discovery and reuse of APIs and other integration assets within Anypoint Platform™ to drive...


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    MULESOFT ANNOUNCES PARTNER AWARD WINNERS AT CONNECT 2017

    Apr 20, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced the winners of the MuleSoft Partner Awards. The annual awards recognize the top partners for excellence in executing on customer needs, driving business results, and delivering solutions and ex...


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    SPLUNK CLOUD LAUNCHES ON AWS MARKETPLACE

    Apr 20, 2017

    The new globally available API capability enables seamless procurement and deployment of Splunk® Cloud.

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    THE KEY THEMES UNDERPINNING THE CONTINUED MOMENTUM FOR UK CLOUD ADOPTION

    Apr 19, 2017

    I recently read with interest the results of the latest Cloud Industry Forum research survey into UK Cloud adoption and a couple of aspects jumped out at me, undoubtedly mirroring the experience iland is having within the UK market.


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    SOFTBANK LEADS $16.5M FUNDING ROUND FOR DOME9 SECURITY

    Apr 19, 2017

    Dome9 Security, an Israeli cloud infrastructure provider, has announced the close of $16.5 million (£12.8m) in series C funding led by Japanese tech giant SoftBank.


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    CISCO EXPANDS CERTIFICATION PORTFOLIO TO DRIVE BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

    Apr 19, 2017

    In the digital era, acquiring and building talent is a critical capability for organizations working to evolve, drive better business outcomes and create new market opportunities. Cisco today announced it is expanding its training and certification portfolio with offerings that enable customers to o...


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    GREEN CLOUD NAMED THE BEST CLOUD HOSTING PROVIDER

    Apr 19, 2017

    Green Cloud Technologies was founded in 2011, and today is the largest independent channel-only cloud IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) provider in the country. Experiencing a 5-year growth rate in excess of 6,700% since it was founded six years ago by Greenville-based telecom veterans, Green Cloud...

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    CLOUDERA SETS IPO PRICE AT $12 TO $14 A SHARE, EYES NEAR $2BN VALUATION

    Apr 18, 2017

    Cloud tech IPOs seem to be like buses; you wait ages for one, then two come along at once. After Okta went public earlier this month, Cloudera, a data management platform provider, said it expects its initial public offering price to be between $12 and $14 per share for 15 million shares.


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    AUSTRALIAN IT INFRASTRUCTURE LEADERS FIND WAYS TO INNOVATE DESPITE BUDGET CHALLENGES

    Apr 18, 2017

    Ahead of the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Data Center Summit in Sydney in May, we asked Gartner research vice president and conference chair Michael Warrilow about the latest trends and developments in IT infrastructure and what Australian organizations are focusing on this year.


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    MICROSOFT UNVEILS FREE CLOUD MIGRATION ASSESSMENT TOOL

    Apr 14, 2017

    Ready to get your head around the cloud? Microsoft has rolled out a new, free tool to help you decide if your company should make the move. The Cloud Migration Assessment service walks you through an examination of your resources and cost-benefit analysis, presumably with the hope that you'll st...


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    THE VALUE OF HYBRID: OPERATE FOR TODAY AND OPTIMISE FOR TOMORROW

    Apr 13, 2017

    The term “hybrid cloud” has grown in popularity among established technology vendors, but one could be forgiven for thinking it’s a convenient “cloudwash” for companies to showcase progress while delaying an inevitable shift to public cloud.


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    RESEARCH REVEALS EXTENT OF ‘AGGRESSIVE’ HYPERSCALE OPERATOR GROWTH IN CLOUD MARKETS

    Apr 13, 2017

    Hyperscale operators are ‘aggressively’ growing their share of cloud service markets, according to the latest note from Synergy Research.


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    THE KEY CLOUD CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED TO BOOST YOUR CAREER IN 2017

    Apr 12, 2017

    The cloud skills gap is widening and almost 40% of businesses are now struggling to find the qualified employees they need, according to Microsoft’s recent Cloud Skills Report. This is an incredible opportunity for professionals who can prove their cloud knowledge.


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    VELOCLOUD LAUNCHES SD-WAN ECOSYSTEM TO STOP BREACHES IN THEIR TRACKS

    Apr 12, 2017

    VeloCloud has stepped up its SD-WAN Security Ecosystem and launched a new SD-WAN Security Technology Partner Program, along with new partnerships with security heavyweights such as IBM Security, Check Point, Fortinet and Zscaler.


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    ALLRECIPES.COM SELECTS NEUDESIC FOR CLOUD INNOVATION, MIGRATION TO MICROSOFT AZURE AND MANAGED SERVICES

    Apr 12, 2017

    Neudesic, a nationally recognized business and technology consulting firm, has partnered with Allrecipes to successfully migrate their infrastructure to a more agile and scalable Azure cloud environment-offering a new set of cloud applications that are helping to drive the end-end digital food exper...

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    WHY IT’S STILL IMPORTANT TO EDUCATE YOUR EMPLOYEES AROUND CLOUD SECURITY, VPNS, AND WI-FI

    Apr 11, 2017

    Sponsored For those at the coalface of the security industry, the feeling of metaphorically banging one’s head against a brick wall, of continually educating, re-educating and correcting misinformation, mischievous or otherwise, will feel all too familiar.


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    SHOPPERS STOP COLLABORATES WITH CISCO TO ACCELERATE DIGITAL BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION & REDEFINE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

    Apr 11, 2017

    Cisco and Shoppers Stop, India’s leading fashion retailer, today announced collaboration to implement Cisco Wireless Solution across 80 Shoppers Stop stores in India. In select stores, Shoppers Stop is piloting the Cisco Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) capabilities integrated with Cisco Wire...


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    CISCO LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION STORAGE NETWORKING INNOVATIONS

    Apr 11, 2017

    Data stored in global data centers will increase by five-fold to reach 915 Exabyte by 2020, according to the recent Cisco® Global Cloud Index. Cisco today announced technology innovations for next-generation storage networking that will help customers access, manage and automate this stored data...


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    INAP SIGNS CUSTOMIZED COLOCATION AND NETWORK AGREEMENT IN THE COMPANY’S FLAGSHIP DALLAS DATA CENTER

    Apr 11, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure including Colocation, Cloud, and Network Services, today announced a multi-year agreement with a large worldwide data networking and telecommunications equip...


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    CISCO LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION STORAGE NETWORKING INNOVATIONS

    Apr 11, 2017

    Data stored in global data centers will increase by five-fold to reach 915 Exabyte by 2020, according to the recent Cisco® Global Cloud Index. Cisco today announced technology innovations for next-generation storage networking that will help customers access, manage and automate this stored data...


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    THE LATEST PIVOTAL CLOUD FOUNDRY SETS THE STAGE FOR .NET MICROSERVICES

    Apr 10, 2017

    Last week’s official release by Pivotal of the latest version 1.10 of its commercial Cloud Foundry software services platform touts some significant — and perhaps overdue — improvements, including support for sister company VMware’s NSX virtual networking layer.


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    HOW PIVOTAL SOFTWARE IS TRANSFORMING THE ENTERPRISE WITH VALLEY VALUES

    Apr 10, 2017

    If you use a computer, you use technology created by Pivotal Software, one of the most influential yet discreet companies in tech.


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    NEW PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK 4.10.17

    Apr 10, 2017

    A free to upgrade for existing PCF customers. A typical Pivotal Cloud Foundry installation starts around $150,000 annually and scales up based on usage. Typically the software cost is a small fraction of cost savings achieved through increased operational efficiency and developer productivity.


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    WASHINGTON DC AND DALLAS HOTTEST US COLOCATION GROWTH MARKETS, REPORT NOTES

    Apr 10, 2017

    Silicon Valley may be the epicentre of the vast majority of technological innovation – yet according to the latest note from Synergy Research, Dallas and Washington DC are the leading growth markets for colocation, headed by Digital Realty and Equinix.


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    GARTNER SAYS WORLDWIDE IT SPENDING FORECAST TO GROW 1.4 PERCENT IN 2017

    Apr 10, 2017

    "The strong U.S. dollar has cut $67 billion out of our 2017 IT spending forecast," said John-David Lovelock, research vice president at Gartner. "We expect these currency headwinds to be a drag on earnings of U.S.-based multinational IT vendors through 2017."


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    GARTNER SAYS WORLDWIDE IT SPENDING FORECAST TO GROW 1.4 PERCENT IN 2017

    Apr 10, 2017

    "The strong U.S. dollar has cut $67 billion out of our 2017 IT spending forecast," said John-David Lovelock, research vice president at Gartner. "We expect these currency headwinds to be a drag on earnings of U.S.-based multinational IT vendors through 2017."


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    OKTA RINGS THE BELL ON IPO AS SHARES SOAR

    Apr 07, 2017

    The cloud tech IPO landscape has arguably stalled in recent years with the M&A landscape heating up alongside it – but one company looking to buck that trend is identity and management provider Okta, who officially rang the bell today after going public last month.


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    APPROACH WITH CAUTION: HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT DRIVER FOR YOUR JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

    Apr 07, 2017

    The recent survey by 451 Research and Microsoft proves that investment in cloud hosting and managed services is soaring, with almost two thirds of overall cloud and hosting infrastructure spend comes aligned with value-added services.


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    MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 WINS CLOUD GAME IN EUROPE

    Apr 07, 2017

    The company – which broke the mould with a cloud-based office productivity pack, the G Suite – is behind Microsoft Office 365 in Europe. According to a research from data protection company Bitglass, adoption of the Microsoft suite in the region has more than doubled in the past year.


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    INAP SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES $300M SENIOR SECURED DEBT REFINANCING

    Apr 06, 2017

    Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure including Colocation, Cloud, and Network Services, today announced that it closed on $325 million in new credit facilities to complete its senior secured deb...


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    CLOUD FOUNDRY ANNOUNCES DIVERSE SPEAKER LINEUP FOR SILICON VALLEY SUMMIT 2017

    Apr 06, 2017

    Cloud Foundry Foundation today announced speakers and the schedule for Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017, which will take place June 13-15 in Santa Clara, CA.


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    NINE IN 10 FIRMS WILL ADOPT HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT BY 2020, SAYS GARTNER

    Apr 06, 2017

    An overwhelming 90% of organisations will adopt hybrid infrastructure management capabilities by 2020, according to the latest prognostication from analyst firm Gartner.


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    VMWARE TO SELL VCLOUD AIR TO OVH FOR ‘NEXT STEP’ IN EVOLUTION

    Apr 06, 2017

    VMware has announced it is to sell its cloud offering based on the software-driven data centre (SDDC), vCloud Air, to French cloud computing provider OVH in what was described as ‘the next step in vCloud Air’s evolution’.


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    PIVOTAL IMBUES CLOUD FOUNDRY WITH WINDOWS-WRANGLING POWERS

    Apr 06, 2017

    Pivotal has popped out its quarterly Cloud Foundry update, and this time there's something notable: the ability to manage fleets of Windows Servers.


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    MULESOFT ONCE AGAIN RECOGNIZED AS A LEADER IN TWO GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANTS

    Apr 06, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, Gartner has positioned MuleSoft as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), Worldwide. MuleSoft has also be...


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    GARTNER SAYS A MASSIVE SHIFT TO HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES IS UNDERWAY

    Apr 05, 2017

    The growth of cloud and industrialized services and the decline of traditional data center outsourcing (DCO) indicate a massive shift toward hybrid infrastructure services, according to Gartner, Inc.


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    GARTNER SAYS A MASSIVE SHIFT TO HYBRID INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES IS UNDERWAY

    Apr 05, 2017

    In a report containing a series of predictions about IT infrastructure services, Gartner analysts said that by 2020, cloud, hosting and traditional infrastructure services will come in more or less at par in terms of spending.


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    PIVOTAL LAUNCHES UPDATED VERSION OF MULTICLOUD PLATFORM

    Apr 05, 2017

    Software vendor Pivotal has launched version 1.10 of its Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) multicloud platform to simplify interactions between developers and operators.


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    451 RESEARCH ARGUES ‘FORMIDABLE’ AZURE CONTINUES TO CLOSE GAP ON AWS

    Apr 05, 2017

    It’s a trend which has been monitored extensively over the past several months, and now another research firm has lent its weight to the theory: Microsoft Azure is gaining ground over Amazon Web Services (AWS) in cloud infrastructure.


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    KEY TRENDS IN CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE: HYBRID, SMART STORAGE, SECURITY, AND MORE

    Apr 05, 2017

    The past decade has brought much change to the IT infrastructure industry as enterprise IT companies scale up their data consumption to unprecedented levels.


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    WORLDWIDE DATA CREATION SET TO TOP 163 ZB BY 2025, ARGUES SEAGATE

    Apr 04, 2017

    The global data landscape will total an eye-watering 163 zettabytes by 2025, up from 16 ZB last year and the equivalent of watching the entire Netflix catalogue 489 million times, according to a new missive from Seagate.


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    THE EXPERT’S VIEW: CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES LIKE A DRIVERLESS CAR

    Apr 04, 2017

    Introducing the briefing, Chris Hodson, of Zscaler, told an audience of senior professionals from a range of industries that while companies talk about a journey to the cloud, often it is the cloud that is coming to us.


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    ORACLE SECURES ISO 27001, HIPAA AND SOC CERTIFICATIONS FOR ITS CLOUD PORTFOLIO

    Apr 03, 2017

    Oracle has announced its public cloud services have achieved various security and compliance certifications, including ISO 27001, HIPAA, SOC1 and SOC2, in what the company describes as ‘continued momentum’ for its products.


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    WHY MACHINE LEARNING IS THE NEW PROVING GROUND FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

    Apr 03, 2017

    These and many other insights are from a recent survey completed by MIT Technology Review Custom and Google Cloud, Machine Learning: The New Proving Ground for Competitive Advantage (PDF, no opt-in, 10 pp.).


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    PIVOTAL CEO ROB MEE ON THE SUCCESS OF CLOUD FOUNDRY AND LEARNING TO SELL ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE

    Apr 01, 2017

    Rob Mee founded software-development firm Pivotal Labs in 1989, and the company really rose to fame about a decade ago as it helped shape development practices among some then-prominent web startups. EMC acquired Pivotal Labs in 2012 and, after supplementing it with assets (including Cloud Foundry) ...


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    SECURITY MONITORING REMAINS ‘COMPLEX AND CHAOTIC’ – AND CLOUD AND IOT WILL ONLY MAKE IT WORSE

    Mar 31, 2017

    One in three respondents in a survey conducted by AlienVault said the state of security monitoring in their organisation was ‘complex and chaotic’, adding a ‘major disconnect’ was still in place between beliefs and actions in cloud security.


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    HOW PIVOTAL HELPS COMIC RELIEF MEET THE DEMANDS OF RED NOSE DAY

    Mar 30, 2017

    When you get the opportunity to support one of the UK’s most prestigious charities, it’s not a responsibility to be taken lightly. Held every two years, Red Nose Day is all about the public’s power to make the world a better place, simply by having a great time.


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    ERICSSON AND CISCO TO STRENGTHEN NEXTEL IP NETWORK IN BRAZIL

    Mar 30, 2017

    Jorge Braga, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Nextel, says: "Ericsson and Cisco are already long-term suppliers to Nextel, and their alliance makes them good partners to strengthen our IP network. We needed a powerful and intelligent solution to improve our IP network in Brazil, and...


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    THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A FREE LUNCH: WHY BUSINESS NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND CLOUD THREATS

    Mar 30, 2017

    Businesses across the country have bought into the extraordinary benefits of cloud computing. Senior executives have become passionate advocates, attracted by the promise of greater agility, cost savings and convenience.


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    AWS TURNS ITS CONTACT CENTRE INTO A SERVICE WITH AMAZON CONNECT

    Mar 30, 2017

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the launch of Amazon Connect, a self-service cloud-based contact centre service which aims to make customer service easier and cheaper for businesses.


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    MICROSOFT STUDY WARNS OF DIFFICULTY ORGANISATIONS FACE IN ATTRACTING CLOUD SKILLS

    Mar 29, 2017

    More than one in three companies admit it has been either ‘difficult’ or ‘very difficult’ to find specific cloud skills for their organisation, according to a new study from Microsoft.


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    TWO IN THREE ENTERPRISES AT LEAST PLANNING ON MOVING TO DEVOPS, SURVEY FINDS

    Mar 29, 2017

    A new survey from machine data analytics provider Sumo Logic has found more than two thirds of enterprises either plan to adopt DevOps or are already doing so, while four in five are currently or plan to use at least one public cloud service.


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    GARTNER ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE & TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION SUMMIT

    Mar 29, 2017

    Digital is transforming every part of an organization and enterprise architecture (EA) is no exception. Digital business platforms are emerging as the approach to digital innovation combining five interdependent elements: ecosystem, customers, things, IT systems, and intelligence. EA and technology ...


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    HEALTHCARE FIRMS BELIEVE THEIR DATA IS SAFER IN THE CLOUD THAN ON-PREM FOR A DISASTER

    Mar 28, 2017

    As more and more traditionally slower-moving industries start to move their resources to the cloud, an interesting note from Evolve IP: healthcare IT professionals believe their data is safer in the cloud than on-premises when faced with a hardware issue or environmental disaster.


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    DELOITTE STRENGTHENS CLOUD OPTIONS WITH ACQUISITION, NEW JOBS AND STUDIOS

    Mar 27, 2017

    Deloitte has announced the acquisition of Day1 Solutions, a cloud consulting business, to expand its options and accelerate clients’ digital transformation.


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    CISCO INTRODUCES NEW CISCO SPARK DEVICES, ENHANCED CONTENT SECURITY OPTIONS AND NEW CUSTOMER CARE CAPABILITIES

    Mar 27, 2017

    Cisco has continued to roll out new innovations for Cisco Spark, including new video conferencing solutions that are built to register to both Cisco Spark™ and on-premises deployments, advanced security options, the ability for any standards-based SIP endpoint (hardware or soft client) to join...


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    THREE GROUP SIGNS GLOBAL INTERNET OF THINGS CONNECTIVITY PARTNERSHIP WITH CISCO JASPER

    Mar 27, 2017

    Three Group has today announced a partnership with Cisco Jasper which extends Three Group’s capabilities in the global Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.


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    CONNECTIVITY BENCHMARK SURVEY FINDS AUSTRALIAN COMPANIES AHEAD IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Mar 27, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced the findings of its 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report on digital transformation initiatives and the business impact of APIs.


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    GARTNER ANNOUNCES SUPPLY CHAIN EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE 2017

    Mar 24, 2017

    Disruptions large and small confront today’s supply chains on a daily basis. Organizational survival depends on the ability to anticipate, adapt and transform supply chains to deliver reliability and performance.


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    WITH MARCH MADNESS IN FULL SWING, ONLINE SCAMS GO FOR THE STEAL

    Mar 24, 2017

    Alley-OOPS! March Madness fans scouring the web for bracket contests and live game streams may instead find themselves all fouled up by online scams, Zscaler reported in a blog post this week.


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    PIVOTAL LAUNCHES ATLANTA INNOVATION HUB TO ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR MAJOR LOCAL ENTERPRISES

    Mar 24, 2017

    At Pivotal’s new Atlanta office in Ponce City Market, we recently hosted over 200 top business leaders across the Southeastern U.S.—representing companies from Georgia to Florida to North Carolina.


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    MICROSOFT CITES ‘ENORMOUS’ OPPORTUNITY IN HYBRID CLOUD AND MANAGED SERVICES ERA

    Mar 24, 2017

    An ‘enormous’ opportunity is afoot for cloud companies as more organisations move towards implementing hybrid cloud and managed services, according to a new study from Microsoft.


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    THE KEY ASPECTS TO CONSIDER WHEN EXECUTING A SMOOTH MOVE TO THE CLOUD

    Mar 24, 2017

    As the benefits of cloud computing become more pronounced, more businesses are migrating to the cloud.


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    A GUIDE: USING SMARTNICS TO IMPLEMENT ZERO-TRUST CLOUD SECURITY

    Mar 23, 2017

    In an age of zero-trust security, enterprises are looking to secure individual virtual machines (VMs) in their on-premise data centres, cloud or hybrid environments to prevent increasingly sophisticated attacks.


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    MULESOFT GLOBAL SUMMIT SERIES RETURNS TO ASIA PACIFIC – INDUSTRY LEADERS WILL ADDRESS TOP TECHNOLOGY PRIORITIES

    Mar 23, 2017

    MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE), provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that its MuleSoft Summit world tour will return to Asia Pacific this Autumn. The series will kick off in Auckland on March 30, travel through Melbourne on April 4, and on to Sydney on April 6. ...


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    WHAT CREATIVITY IN MARKETING LOOKS LIKE TODAY

    Mar 22, 2017

    What makes marketing creative? Is it more imagination or innovation?  Is a creative marketer more artist or entrepreneur? Historically, the term “marketing creative” has been associated with the words and pictures that go into ad campaigns.


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    INTEGRATED SYSTEMS WILL SHAVE OFF UP TO 25 PERCENT OF SPEND ON SERVERS AND STORAGE BY 2020, SAYS GARTNER

    Mar 22, 2017

    Ahead of the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Data Center Summit in Mumbai in May, we asked principal research analyst Santhosh Rao about trends and developments in IT infrastructure and what Indian organizations are focusing on this year.


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    GARTNER SAYS CIOS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA MUST BALANCE HIGH EXPECTATIONS WITH MODERATE BUDGET INCREASES

    Mar 22, 2017

    CIOs in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region – including Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and Myanmar - are expected to perform like global leaders, but within the constraints of moderate increases in IT spending, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner’s annual g...


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    ENTERPRISE TECH STARTUPS TO WATCH 2017: HOW FAST THEY'RE GROWING, HOW MUCH FUNDING THEY'RE GETTING AND WILL THEY IPO?

    Mar 22, 2017

    Enterprise technology is big business, and the startup sector is bustling with companies capitalising on the growth of demand for tools in the world of big data, devops, cloud, mobility, the internet of things and security scares.


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    ADOBE AND MICROSOFT EXPAND CLOUD PARTNERSHIP AND LAUNCH JOINT SOLUTIONS

    Mar 22, 2017

    Adobe and Microsoft have announced the first set of joint solutions to ‘help enterprises transform their customer experiences’, with Adobe’s Experience Cloud combining alongside Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Power BI products.


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    HYBRID IT BECOMING ‘STANDARD ENTERPRISE MODEL’ BUT PLAYBOOK STILL BEING WORKED OUT

    Mar 22, 2017

    The good news: enterprises are beginning to use technologies such as software defined networking (SDN) and containers in production scenarios.


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    IBM’S ‘ENTERPRISE STRONG’ CLOUD, BLOCKCHAIN AND AI VISION LAID OUT AT INTERCONNECT

    Mar 21, 2017

    “You need innovations that are going to continue to come out, and you need a cloud that will keep taking them on,” Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO, told attendees at the Armonk giant’s InterConnect event in Las Vegas.


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    2017’S MOST IMPORTANT TRENDS ON BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND ANALYTICS IN THE CLOUD

    Mar 21, 2017

    These and many other insights are from the BARC Research and Eckerson Group Study, BI and Data Management in the Cloud: Issues and Trends published January 2017 (39 pp., PDF, no opt-in).