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    GOOGLE CLOUD CHIEF KURIAN ADVOCATES AGGRESSIVE ENTERPRISE SALES STRATEGY IN OPENING SALVO

    Feb 13, 2019

    Google Cloud chief executive Thomas Kurian is looking to give his new employer a stronger enterprise presence – by using old-school sales tactics.Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco, the former Oracle veteran noted his plan to hire more salespeople...

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    HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS SLOWLY EMBRACE BENEFITS OF HYBRID CLOUD

    Feb 13, 2019

    The healthcare sector is increasingly adopting hybrid cloud environments, although it’s been a slow process so far, with just 19% of healthcare providers currently taking advantage of mixed public and private cloud infrastructure.Nutanix’s healthcare Enterprise Cloud Index Report predict...

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    GOOGLE GETS AGGRESSIVE, PLEDGES $13B FOR US DATA CENTERS AND OFFICES

    Feb 13, 2019

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai pledged to spend more than $13 billion this year on data centers and offices in the U.S.This will include “major expansions” in 14 states and “tens of thousands” of new employees, Pichai wrote in a blog post. He added that “2019 marks the second...

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    PAXATA TAPS INSTANA FOR CODE-LEVEL INSIGHTS INTO ITS CONTAINERIZED APPLICATIONS

    Feb 13, 2019

    Paxata, a data preparation software company, tapped Instana’s application performance monitoring (APM) software to gain complete code-level visibility of its containerized applications.The Redwood City, California-based company develops software that enables business analysts to prepare their ...

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    RELATIONAL DATABASES ‘HERE TO STAY’ IN THE ENTERPRISE AMID GREATER CLOUD AND DATA COMPLEXITY

    Feb 12, 2019

    Reports of the death of the relational database have been greatly exaggerated – at least in the enterprise.According to a new study from Progress Software – the company’s latest annual data connectivity report – while the on-premises relational database behemoths of SQL Serve...

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    EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN AI, 5G AND IOT – AND HOW CLOUD COMPUTING UNDERPINS THEM ALL

    Feb 12, 2019

    Sponsored If the agenda and sessions at MWC 2019 don’t explicitly mention cloud computing, then there’s a good reason. The emerging technologies that will be explored at the show, which runs as ever in Barcelona from February 25-28, from artificial intelligence (AI), to 5G, to the Intern...

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    6 KEY METRICS DRIVING GROWTH AT THE CLOUD NATIVE COMPUTING FOUNDATION

    Feb 12, 2019

    There are a lot of different open-source organizations out there, but none had a bigger year in 2018 than the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and 2019 looks to be no different.The CNCF published its 2018 annual report on Feb. 8 providing an overview of the organization's activities and ...

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    LENOVO JUMPS INTO CONSUMPTION-BASED INFRASTRUCTURE, READY TO ‘KILL’ THE COMPETITION

    Feb 12, 2019

    Lenovo’s TruScale Infrastructure Services offering lets companies rent its data center severs and software stacks and only pay for what they use.While it’s the latest vendor to offer pay-as-you-go infrastructure — Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) GreenLake portfolio is prob...

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    SYMANTEC BUYS LUMINATE, ADDS SOFTWARE-DEFINED PERIMETER TO ITS CLOUD SECURITY ARSENAL

    Feb 12, 2019

    Symantec bought startup Luminate Security in a move that adds software-defined perimeter technology to its cloud-native portfolio.It’s also one that Symantec likely hopes will put the final nail in the coffin of the debate on whether a legacy firewall vendor can successfully pivot to cloud-fir...

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    HOW TO TACKLE THE MULTI-CLOUD SECURITY CHALLENGE

    Feb 11, 2019

    A growing number of organisations are adopting a multi-cloud strategy in a bid to avoid over-reliance upon one vendor and reduce the risk of threats like DDoS attacks. This generates cost savings, yields performance optimisation, and improves up-time to ensure that operations run at all times.Abando...

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    ERICSSON, INTEL TEAM UP ON 5G SOFTWARE-DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE

    Feb 11, 2019

    Ericsson and Intel are jointly developing a hardware management platform for service providers targeting 5G, NFV, and distributed cloud.The new platform combines hardware and software: Ericsson SDI Manager software and Intel Rack Scale Design (RSD) architecture and software. It will also maintain fu...

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    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR UK CLOUD AWARDS ENDS TODAY

    Feb 08, 2019

    If you've got a cloud success story to share, now is the time to share it today is the last day the early bird discount for the UK Cloud Awards is valid. Although the window for entries is open until 22 February, you can benefit from a big discount on the application fee if you get your submissi...

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    MUMSNET REPORTS DATA BREACH TO ICO AFTER PROBLEMATIC CLOUD MOVE

    Feb 08, 2019

    Mumsnet has reported itself to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after a botched upgrade resulted in users accidentally logging into the accounts of others.The parental forum believes that the breach was caused when moving its services to the cloud on Tuesday afternoon. The problem ran...

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    MERCHANT SILICON WILL DOMINATE DATA CENTER ETHERNET SWITCHING BY 2022, IHS MARKIT SAYS

    Feb 08, 2019

    Merchant silicon will dominate the data center Ethernet switching market, shipping 63 percent of all chips in 2022, according to a report from IHS Markit.Propriety and custom chips will be more than 30 percent of the market, and programmable chips 7 percent, according to the regional Data Center Net...

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    MIRANTIS TO HELP AT&T BUILD NETWORK CLOUD FOR 5G

    Feb 08, 2019

    US telecom giant AT&T will be building the next generation of its Network Cloud for 5G with the help of cloud computing firm Mirantis, as part of a three-year deal reportedly to be more than £7.7mn ($10mn).AT&T’s Network Cloud for 5G will be built via software from an open source...

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    HOW FORTINET'S INTENT-BASED SEGMENTATION MAKES SDN EASIER TO DO

    Feb 08, 2019

    There may be no hotter trend in networking and security than segmentation. The rise of software-defined systems have made it possible to carve up the network into virtual segments to isolate assets. In actuality, in discussions with IT pros, I find that segmentation is a little like going to the gym...

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    LESSONS ENTERPRISES CAN LEARN FROM AMAZON ABOUT LOCATING HQS

    Feb 08, 2019

    Amazon executives responsible for the company’s planned move to create a headquarters on the East Coast appear to be rethinking their decision when it comes to the New York location. In November, Amazon announced plans to expand the headquarters for the ecommerce giant to locations in Arlingto...

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    INVENSENSE DEPLOYS ARYAKA SD-WAN TO MEET GROWING BUSINESS NEEDS

    Feb 07, 2019

    Sensor manufacturer InvenSense deployed Aryaka’s managed SD-WAN across its rapidly growing network to keep up with its growing market.InvenSense provides a sensor system on-chip that operates in a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, optical image stabilization, and automobiles. ...

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    RED HAT GIVES THANKS FOR TURKCELL VIRTUALIZATION WIN

    Feb 07, 2019

    As the name implies this new platform is all about centralising all its services onto a single virtualized infrastructure. This NFVi then allows east selection and implementation of virtual network functions, or so the story goes. Examples of operators going all-in on this stuff are still sufficient...

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    GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS USE GOOGLE CLOUD TO UP THEIR GAME

    Feb 07, 2019

    American professional basketball team Golden State Warriors will use Google Cloud’s data-crunching technology to improve the performance of the players.Apart from improving their game on court, the NBA champions will also use Google Cloud to track analytics to crunch scouting reports and bette...

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    AT&T 5G, AIRSHIP PLANS POWERED BY MIRANTIS

    Feb 07, 2019

    Mirantis scored an eight-figure, multi-year deal to provide AT&T with core infrastructure software to run the carrier’s 5G services. The central component of that core infrastructure is Kubernetes and is part of AT&T’s previously announced Airship initiative.Mirantis CEO and co-f...

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    RED HAT CODEREADY WORKSPACES ENABLES FULL KUBERNETES-NATIVE DEVELOPMENT

    Feb 07, 2019

    Red Hat’s CodeReady Workplaces aims to save time and improve projects by enabling OpenShift developers to conduct entire projects in Kubernetes.The new product is based on the open source Eclipse Che integrated development environment (IDE) project. The key is creating efficiencies.“Cont...

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    IT SCIENCE CASE STUDY: HIGH SPEED DATA TRANSFER IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

    Feb 07, 2019

    The challenge was transferring data at distances of 2km to 6km from the central data center under extremely harsh conditions (temperatures range from 8F to -100F buried under a meter of snow) at the Askaryan Radio Array located at the South Pole. The scientists needed a new network that provides hig...

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    IDAPTIVE LOOKS TO REDUCE IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT FRICTION

    Feb 07, 2019

    Idaptive announced its Next-Gen Access Cloud on Feb. 7, providing organizations with a unified approach for Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the cloud and on-premises.The Next-Gen Access Cloud integrates multiple components including Single Sign-On (SSO), Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and...

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    D&H DISTRIBUTING HIRES INGRAM MICRO CLOUD VETERAN

    Feb 06, 2019

    The IT and channel veteran worked for Ingram Micro Cloud for 22 years, where he took the lead on building and executing the distributor’s cloud computing business plan. When he left Ingram Micro Cloud a year ago, he was the global executive director for technology partner enablement. He follow...

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    DELL EMC UPDATES SECURITY SOFTWARE TO PROTECT MULTI-CLOUD BUSINESSES

    Feb 06, 2019

    Dell EMC has unveiled updates to its Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA), enabling multi-cloud businesses to take advantage of enhanced data protection.Targeted at mid-sized companies that have multiple offices or swathes of remote workers, Dell EMC’s updates have made ...

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    DATABRICKS SECURES $250M FUNDING AS A16Z CLAIMS ITS VICTORY IN BIG DATA PLATFORMS

    Feb 06, 2019

    It’s another big day for big data; analytics platform provider Databricks has raised $250 million (£193.3m) in a series E funding round and now sits atop a $2.75 billion valuation.The funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), and featured participation from Coatue Management, Micros...

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    LACK OF COLLABORATION BETWEEN IT AND BUSINESS HINDERING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Feb 06, 2019

    A report by BMC Software has revealed that business success is being impacted by a lack of collaboration between IT departments and business decision makers.More than four in ten of businesses hold the IT department accountable if something goes wrong during the digital transformation process, despi...

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    VARMOUR CLOSES $44M SERIES E, PUSHES MULTI-CLOUD COMPLIANCE

    Feb 06, 2019

    Cloud security and compliance company vArmour raised $44 million in Series E funding, led by AllegisCyber and NightDragon, with participation from existing investors. This brings its total war chest to $127 million.vArmour CEO Tim Eades wouldn’t comment on his company’s valuation. But he...

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    HOW IRIDIUM NEXT-GEN SATELLITES WILL BOOST IOT PERFORMANCE

    Feb 06, 2019

    New satellites are aimed at low-latency broadband, IoT and voice communications using relatively low-cost terminals and equipment and providing improved speeds. The Iridium Certus 9770, which is about the size of an iPhone X, can be used for pretty much any type of data an IoT device might produce, ...

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    SECURE CLOUD TRANSFORMATION: A FOUR-STEP STRATEGY FOR THE CIO

    Feb 05, 2019

    The business IT environment is changing rapidly and, as a result, today’s CIOs have to tackle a number of big challenges. 20 years ago, applications and data were stored on an individual’s computer. Today, cloud-delivered applications, services, and infrastructure are transforming busine...

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    GOOGLE BOASTS STRONG CLOUD PERFORMANCE IN Q4 – BUT IS SHY OVER REVEALING SPECIFICS

    Feb 05, 2019

    Updated 1820 GMT Google has claimed that the number of its cloud deals exceeding $1 million has ‘more than doubled’ over the past 12 months in what it called a ‘strong’ year – yet remained reticent in disclosing details over run rates.The company’s fourth quarter ...

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    EXTREME NETWORKS MOVES INTO EDGE DEVICE SECURITY WITH DEFENDER FOR IOT

    Feb 05, 2019

    Extreme Networks is moving into IoT security with its new product, Defender for IoT, that secures wired and wireless devices.It’s a smart move for the networking vendor. Gartner estimates that 20.4 billion connected things will be in use by organizations worldwide by 2020. And IoT device attac...

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    AWS REMAINS DOMINANT PLAYER IN GROWING CLOUD MARKET, SRG REPORTS

    Feb 05, 2019

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the 800-pound gorilla of the cloud infrastructure services space that itself witnessed significant growth in 2018. In fact, a new report from Synergy Research Group found that AWS controlled as much of the $70 billion-per-year market at the end of last year as its n...

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    HOW DEVOPS PROFESSIONALS ARE STRUGGLING WITH THE DAILY TROUBLESHOOTING GRIND

    Feb 04, 2019

    If your organisation is either focusing on DevOps or employs plenty of developers, make sure you keep an eye on their workloads – or face an exodus.That’s the primary finding from IT management software provider SolarWinds. In its latest report, which polled 336 DevOps, developer and web...

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    SYSDIG HONORED AS A COOLEST CLOUD COMPANY IN SECURITY BY CRN

    Feb 04, 2019

    Sysdig, Inc., the cloud-native intelligence company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Sysdig to its 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Companies of 2019 list in the security category. This annual list recognizes the most advanced cloud technology suppliers in five ca...

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    PENTAGON PUSHES FOR SPEED IN CLOUD STRATEGY

    Feb 04, 2019

    Amid two high-profile, multibillion cloud procurements, the Defense Department released its cloud strategy Monday, laying a path forward for how the military branches and Pentagon components will adopt cloud technology.Key aspects of the strategy are the Pentagon’s desire for both speed in ado...

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    MICROSOFT BUYS CLOUD SERVICE DATASENSE TO EXPAND EDUCATION SUITE

    Feb 04, 2019

    BrightBytes, a San Francisco-based education technology company, announced Monday it has sold a data-management platform used by school districts and software businesses to Microsoft. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) will work to make the platform, DataSense, part of ...

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    ALIBABA'S AUSSIE CLOUD PUSH STRUGGLES AGAINST EXTRA CHINA TECH SCRUTINY

    Feb 04, 2019

    Chinese internet conglomerate Alibaba is charting an uncertain path in the cloud computing market in Australia, as the company seeks to grow its operations while managing the heightened scrutiny on Chinese technology firms.Alibaba reported last week that earnings growth fell to 41 per cent in the De...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING DOMINATES AMAZON PROFITS

    Feb 01, 2019

    Amazon reported improved earnings on Thursday, raking in over $3 billion from 2018, but a large portion of this has come through its cloud computing arm, AWS.The leading cloud provider's profits grew 45% year on year, continuing an annual trend of growing by at least 40% each year. The cloud div...

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    ETHERNITY ENET VROUTER AIMED AT A PROGRAMMABLE NETWORK BOTTLENECK

    Feb 01, 2019

    Software-defined networking (SDN) promises to transform equipment ecosystems, increase flexibility and network responsiveness, and reduce costs. A key to achieving all of this is moving from purpose built to commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) gear. This is increasingly challenging, however, as network ...

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    ERICSSON TOUTS 4 CELLULAR IOT SEGMENTS TO SERVE INDUSTRY VERTICALS

    Feb 01, 2019

    Ericsson outlined an evolutionary vision for cellular IoT to help service providers address future needs of industry verticals such as automotive, manufacturing, and utilities as they work to enhance 4G LTE networks and prep for 5G.Ericsson identified two market segments that it plans to address in ...

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    AWS HITS $7.4BN IN Q4 REVENUES, COMPRISED THREE QUARTERS OF 2018 OVERALL AMAZON PROFIT

    Feb 01, 2019

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the benchmark for Amazon’s profit lines and continues to improve.The company announced revenues for AWS of $7.43 billion (£5.68bn), an increase of 45% from this time last year, with AWS revenues comprising more than 10% of Amazon’s overall sales fo...

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    HOW THE SHIFT TO CLOUD IMPACTS ALL IT MARKETS

    Feb 01, 2019

    Through 2022, growth in enterprise IT spending for cloud-based offerings will be faster than growth in traditional (non-cloud) IT offerings, making cloud computing one of the most disruptive forces in IT markets since the early days of the digital age.When organisations are faced with IT spending de...

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    THE IMPACT OF CLOUD SHIFT ON IT MARKETS

    Jan 31, 2019

    Through 2022, growth in enterprise IT spending for cloud-based offerings will be faster than growth in traditional (non-cloud) IT offerings, making cloud computing one of the most disruptive forces in IT markets since the early days of the digital age.When organizations are faced with IT spending de...

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    PODCAST: BANKING TECHNOLOGY’S ON CLOUD 9

    Jan 31, 2019

    For many businesses, what Cloud offers, even more compelling than reduced costs, is speed, agility and scalability. The value of being able to dial up (and down) and integrate environments for test, preproduction and productions in almost no time and in response to customer demand (and other variabl...

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    MICROSOFT CITES ‘LAYERS’ OF AZURE AND CLOUD DEPTH IN MORE POSITIVE FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Jan 31, 2019

    Microsoft’s investor relations team is evidently not frightened about repeating itself when it comes to financial announcements season. “Microsoft Cloud drives record fourth quarter results,” the company proclaimed in July; “Microsoft Cloud strength powers record first quarte...

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    SSC ATLANTIC GAINS TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE FROM CLOUD COMPUTING INDUSTRY LEADER

    Jan 31, 2019

    A Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic employee completed a six-month fellowship at Amazon Web Services (AWS), a unit of Amazon that provides cloud computing services to private industry and government.Brandon Simpkins, a lead network engineer, participated in the AWS program to gai...

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    WHY CLOUD IS A CRITICAL ENABLER FOR ENTERPRISE IT DELIVERY

    Jan 31, 2019

    Cloud adoption in key African markets has grown phenomenally over the past few years. Organisations that want to remain relevant and interact economically will have to look at cloud computing in order to ensure interoperability, cost efficiency and high-end data security. With many African organisat...

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    RECAPPING THE THINK 2019 “JOURNEY TO CLOUD” COMMUNITY CROWDCHAT

    Jan 31, 2019

    Cloud computing has become the principal paradigm for enterprise applications. As businesses modernize their computing and networking architectures, cloud-native architectures are the principal target environments.As a result, enterprise deployment of all-encompassing cloud computing is accelerating...

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    AMAZON’S CLOUD AGAIN BOOSTS PROFITS BUT SALES GUIDANCE DISAPPOINTS

    Jan 31, 2019

    Cloud computing keeps wagging Amazon.com Inc.’s e-commerce dog, with no signs the tail-wagging will slow down anytime soon.The Seattle-based retail and cloud behemoth today reported fourth-quarter earnings that easily beat expectations thanks in part to its highly profitable Amazon Web Service...

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    DYNATRACE ANNOUNCES NEXT-GEN AIOPS AND SESSION REPLAY CAPABILITY

    Jan 30, 2019

    Dynatrace has made a series of announcements at its Perform conference in Las Vegas this week, with the focus naturally falling on its AI capabilities.Five years ago the vendor embarked on a reinvention from an application performance management (APM) software vendor to a 'software intelligence&...

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    UNDERSTANDING KUBERNETES TODAY: MISCONCEPTIONS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Jan 30, 2019

    Any discussion of Kubernetes is best started with an understanding of why we need Kubernetes. Kubernetes helps us manage containers, which dominate application development now because they enable portability, faster application development, and greater independence for developers. Once we started us...

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    NEW CLOUD COMPUTING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PROGRAMS

    Jan 30, 2019

    As part of its 2019 academic curriculum, Torrens University’s Media Design School (MDS) is now offering authorised Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing courses and data science courses by IBM, designed to help students acquire the skills and credentials needed to successfully join the clo...

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    THE CLOUD INDUSTRY IN 2019 – THREE KEY PREDICTIONS FOR THE CIO

    Jan 30, 2019

    Advancements in solutions and integrated data tools will substantially enhance operations in the cloud, leading it to ultimately become the preferred platform for all enterprise applications.After years of discussing Cloud 2.0, we have finally welcomed in a new era of cloud. And looking ahead at thi...

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    CATO NETWORKS RAISES $55 MILLION TO PROTECT CLOUD-BASED COMPUTING SERVICES

    Jan 29, 2019

    Cybersecurity company Cato Networks has raised $55 million to continue expanding its cloud-based platform that protects networks.The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from all previous investors: Aspect Ventures, Greylock Partners, Singtel Innov8, USVP, and Cato Networ...

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    CLOUD SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE MARKET TO REAR EXCESSIVE GROWTH DURING 2016-2026

    Jan 29, 2019

    Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Cloud Systems Management Software Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026"report to their offeringThis press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Cloud computing is a type of computing which ha...

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    NVIDIA QUADRO COMES TO THE MICROSOFT AZURE CLOUD

    Jan 29, 2019

    NVIDIA Quadro Virtual Workstations are now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, enabling virtual workstation performance for more artists, engineers and designers. With the Azure Marketplace, IT departments can spin up a GPU-accelerated virtual workstation in minutes from the Azure marketpl...

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    CISCO BRINGS ITS DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE TO WHEREVER DATA LIVES

    Jan 29, 2019

    Cisco Systems Inc. is responding to the growing spread of data with a new networking architecture that aims to extend enterprise’s data centers to wherever their data lives and wherever their applications are being deployed.The company announced early today at its Cisco Live event in Barcelona...

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    GLOBAL CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICES INDUSTRY

    Jan 29, 2019

    This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cloud Computing Services in US$ Thousand by the following Segments: Software-as-a-Service (ERP, CRM, & Other SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (AIM, & Other PaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (Compute, & Others IaaS), Business Process-as-a-Servic...

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    COMPUTING POWER SUPPLIERS ARE SHIFTING GEARS FOR AI

    Jan 29, 2019

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing everything from the information we see on our Facebook feeds, to improving diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. The computing power suppliers are shifting gears for AI.According to McKinsey, it has the potential to create an additional $13 trillion ...

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    KUBERNETES: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND INSIGHT

    Jan 28, 2019

    Users generally praise Kubernetes for its user focus, strong API support and the ability to run it on-premises or in the cloud. It also has attracted a large and strong multi-stakeholder community – meaning its growth will remain robust.Clearly, Kubernetes has emerged as a powerful tool for de...

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    HOW AI CAN HELP IT TEAMS SEE THROUGH THE CLOUDS OF COMPLEXITY

    Jan 28, 2019

    Businesses understand the importance of providing seamless customer journeys, but we’ve seen a growing spate of digital service outages and software performance problems in recent months. There have been online banking outages that have left customers unable to pay bills on time, while problem...

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    ALBERTSONS CITES COMPETITION IN MICROSOFT MOVE – BUT IS THE RETAIL CLOUD BATTLE ALL IT SEEMS?

    Jan 28, 2019

    The battle for retailers’ cloud dollars continues apace, with grocer Albertsons the latest organisation to pledge its allegiance to Microsoft.According to a CNBC report, Microsoft has signed a three-year deal to make Azure Albertsons’ preferred public cloud. The retailer, who owns the Sa...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICE PROVIDER, COMPORT, EXPLAINS WHY NIMBLE INFOSIGHT IS THE MISSING PIECE TO YOUR DATA CENTER

    Jan 28, 2019

    Leading data center and cloud computing service providers, Comport Technology Solutions, recently published statistics explaining the advantages of Nimble InfoSight in terms of a company's data center infrastructure.The Comport documents and stats explore the root causes of downtime in the data ...

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    HYBRID CLOUD GAINS TRACTION IN ASIA PACIFIC

    Jan 28, 2019

    Cloud computing has become an integral part of every company’s IT strategy. There are different types of cloud computing options available for customers. There is the public cloud in which companies use the services of cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). All services and...

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    AMAZON OPEN SOURCES SAGEMAKER NEO TO RUN MACHINE LEARNING MODELS AT THE EDGE

    Jan 27, 2019

    Amazon has announced a new open source project, Neo-AI, which attempts to optimize the performance of machine learning models for a variety of platforms. At re:Invent 2018, AWS added many capabilities to Amazon SageMaker, a machine learning platform as a service. SageMaker Neo was announced as an ex...

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    THE TRUTH ABOUT CLOUD STORAGE AND ITS FUTURE

    Jan 25, 2019

    When many of us upload a file to the cloud, we tend to think it will be there forever, ready to be downloaded and accessed on command, or at least when you have a good internet connection. But the truth about the cloud is that it's actually just a bunch of other hard drives, and your files are r...

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    EXPLORING SPECIFIC SECURITY PAIN POINTS WITH ENTERPRISE CLOUD ADOPTION

    Jan 25, 2019

    While the enterprise push to public cloud continues apace, it does not hurt to hear of figures which puts the scope of the journey in perspective.According to new figures from Ping Identity, only one in five enterprises polled said they have more than half of their IT infrastructure hosted in the pu...

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    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR UK CLOUD AWARDS ENTRIES ENDS NEXT WEEK

    Jan 24, 2019

    If you've got a cloud success story to share, now is the time to share it as there is just one week left to go before the early bird discount for the UK Cloud Awards ends.Although the window for entries is open until 22 February, you can benefit from a big discount on the application fee if you ...

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    WILL 2019 BE A BREAKTHROUGH FOR ENTERPRISE CLOUD COMPUTING

    Jan 24, 2019

    Innovations keep on pouring in cloud computing. Fueled by an ever-expanding market, the cloud is witnessing significant growth and adoption rates continue flourishing. Forecasts and research clearly hint at a paradigm shift for enterprise cloud in 2019. Gartner estimates that the worldwide public cl...

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    AWS JOINS AUSTRALIA’S ‘PROTECTED’ CLASSIFICATION CLUB

    Jan 24, 2019

    AWS, the cloud computing offshoot of Jeff Bezos’ Amazon, is the latest of only six providers to have passed a series of requirements set by the Australian Signals Directorate to handle classified material. Forty-two of its services have been certified up to ‘protected’, including c...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD BRINGS ITS CLOUD EXPERTISE TO THE WEST

    Jan 24, 2019

    In the era of digital transformation, businesses have realised that for data to be useful it has to be accessible and this has helped spur cloud adoption. In the West, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have a tight grip on the public cloud market but one Chinese cloud company is aiming to disrupt that. A...

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    DO CRYPTOGRAPHIC KEYS BELONG IN THE CLOUD?

    Jan 24, 2019

    Thanks to the cloud, organisations of all sizes can enjoy scalability, ease of use, and significant savings by outsourcing hardware and software ownership and maintenance in multi-tenant environments. Medium-sized companies no longer have to pay to build their own infrastructure, which makes the clo...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING: THE OPTIMAL TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS

    Jan 23, 2019

    Cloud computing has become highly popular with businesses as it offers considerable savings with high security, capacity and a host of managed services. It has changed the way of doing IT functions in businesses. Also, allows organizations to access the same applications over the internet from any l...

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    CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS CONTINUE TO DISRUPT OVERALL COLLABORATION MARKET

    Jan 23, 2019

    The collaboration software market continues to go up, with cloud-based collaboration growing more quickly and ‘strong’ growth expected for at least the next five years.That’s the verdict of analyst firm Synergy Research in its latest note which argues cloud collaboration continues ...

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    ASSESSING THE GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT FOR CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLATFORMS: HOW CMPS HAVE ‘COME OF AGE’

    Jan 23, 2019

    Transitioning to the cloud is not so much taking a fresh plot of land and building up from there, but more trying to renovate an existing property. For larger organisations with sprawling IT outfits, it can be particularly complicated even once the bulk of the work has been done, with on-premise sys...

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    UNIVERSITIES MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD FASTER THAN OTHER PUBLIC SECTOR BODIES

    Jan 23, 2019

    Universities are the most forward-thinking public sector organisations when it comes to cloud usage, a report by Eduserv and Socitm has revealed, with more than a third storing data in the cloud.Public bodies and authorities are also embracing the flexibility that the cloud provides, although the em...

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    ALMOST THREE QUARTERS OF BUSINESSES USING CLOUD-POWERED UC

    Jan 23, 2019

    Three quarters of UK businesses are adopting cloud-powered unified communications (UC) models so they can offer more innovative services, a report by Mitel has revealed. These businesses don't believe the same scope of services is available with traditional models and so are moving to the cloud ...

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    THE CLOUDERA-HORTONWORKS $5.2BN MERGER ANALYSED: CHALLENGES, COMPETITION AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Jan 22, 2019

    It’s usually good if you know you’re under pressure to face up and admit it rather than endlessly be in denial. And it’s even better if, like Cloudera, you have a plan of action to resolve the situation.

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    MICROSOFT, INTEL LOOK TO CLOUD SALES AS EARNINGS SEASON BEGINS

    Jan 22, 2019

    The fortunes of Intel Corp., Microsoft Corp. and other big sellers of technology for business were buoyed by the cloud last quarter.Industry earnings begin Tuesday when IBM releases results after the bell and multiple analysts expect corporate spending on information technology to rise slower in 201...

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    SALESFORCE LOOKS TO DRIVE THE MOBILE FUTURE

    Jan 22, 2019

    Salesforce sees mobile devices as the enterprise platform of the future and is looking to empower partners delivering mobile application development capabilities."If the last decade was about cloud computing, the next decade is about enterprise mobility," Leyla Seka, Salesforce's execu...

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    IBM SECURES $325 MILLION DEAL TO HELP JUNIPER NETWORKS DEVELOP CLOUD-NATIVE LANDSCAPE

    Jan 21, 2019

    IBM has gotten Juniper Networks on board in a $325 million (£252m) deal which will see the former assist the latter in enhancing their cloud journey. The seven-year agreement – which has overtones of Microsoft’s recent deal inked with Walgreens in terms of price and length – ...

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    A TOUR OF CLOUD COMPUTING: “THE BIGGEST ROADBLOCK TO MULTI-CLOUD SUCCESS IS THE LEARNING CURVE”

    Jan 21, 2019

    Cloud computing is worth exploring; this is what we think but of course, we’re no experts. Therefore, we decided to invite 14 experts to weigh in on the present and future of cloud computing. Our next guest is Ivan Novikov, CEO and co-founder of AI-powered application security company Wallarm....

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    BIG REWARDS AWAIT PHARMA COMPANIES WITH BIG DATA IN THE CLOUD

    Jan 21, 2019

    The plummeting costs and rising availability of genetic testing, coupled with the ubiquity of digital clinical data, are creating promising new opportunities for pharmaceutical and life sciences companies to develop innovative drugs and breakthrough precision therapies.The amount of genomic data ava...

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    HYBRID MULTI-CLOUD COMPUTING INVESTMENT TRENDS AND CIO STRATEGIES

    Jan 21, 2019

    As more enterprise CIOs and CTOs embrace hybrid multi-cloud deployment strategies, business technology vendors and cloud service providers must continue to evolve their go-to-market approach - in recognition of the prevailing IT infrastructure investment trends.Vendor revenue from sales of IT infras...

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    FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE CLOUD- NOW OR NEVER

    Jan 18, 2019

    The time is right for the financial services (FS) industry to leverage the power of the cloud. It dovetails quite nicely with retail banking’s competitive moves to provide users with more flexible choices, banking simplification and an improved, positive customer experience. Indeed, I am encou...

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    CLOUD SECURITY PRODUCTS UNINSTALLED BY MUTATING MALWARE

    Jan 18, 2019

    Unit 42, the global cyber threat intelligence arm of Palo Alto Networks, has discovered new forms of a Linux coin mining malware originally used by the Rocke group which attacks Linux servers, aka a large portion of all servers in the world.The malware which is believed to be related to the Xbash ma...

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    BOX LAUNCHES UK-SPECIFIC BOX ZONE WITH DATA CENTRES IN LONDON AND CARDIFF

    Jan 17, 2019

    Box has launched an additional data zone for its Box Zones offering, presenting a new zone for the UK with separate data centres in London and Cardiff.Back in 2016, the cloud content management company first announced Box Zones and said that it would feature eight separate locations where users can ...

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    ORACLE UNVEILS JAVA CARD 3.1 FOR SECURING IOT DEVICES

    Jan 17, 2019

    Oracle has revealed the latest version of its Java Card, used for securing internet of things (IoT) devices such as smartwatches and other hardware that process large amounts of information. Java Card 3.1 can be used in a vast array of applications, from telecoms devices and contactless payments ter...

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    ENTERPRISES MORE CONFIDENT WITH CLOUD THAN EVER – BUT STILL CONCERN OVER SECURITY ISSUES

    Jan 17, 2019

    Another year, another study on cloud adoption – and if it’s surprising statistics you want, you’ve come to the wrong place.Yet this may be seen as a good thing. As the report released by NetEnrich shows, the numbers on infrastructure and public cloud usage for enterprise continues ...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION MARKET EMERGING TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGY 2018 TO 2023

    Jan 16, 2019

    The Cloud Computing In Higher Education Market Research Report 2018 to 2023 The report presents an in-depth assessment of the Cloud Computing In Higher Education including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models, operato...

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    WHICH ANALYTICS AND BI TECHNOLOGIES WILL BE THE HIGHEST PRIORITY IN 2019?

    Jan 16, 2019

    These and many other fascinating insights are from the recent TDWI Best Practices Report, BI and Analytics in the Age of AI and Big Data. An executive summary of the study is available online here. The entire study is available for download here (39 PP., PDF, free, opt-in). The study found that ente...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING APPS AND MOBILE WEARABLES CONVERGING: WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP?

    Jan 16, 2019

    Adoption of mobile internet access, combined with the development of innovative cloud services and wearable devices, has created a multitude of new consumer and business use cases that will drive demand, according to the latest worldwide market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).Global sh...

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    LESS THAN HALF OF BUSINESSES CAN DETECT IOT DATA BREACH

    Jan 16, 2019

    Only 48% of businesses have the infrastructure set up to detect whether their IoT infrastructure is open to a data breach, a report by security firm Gemalto has revealed.Firms are now asking for the government to intervene and set better regulations around IoT security to prevent potentially damagin...

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    STARTUP RECEIVES $30 MILLION FROM AWS AND SAMSUNG TO FUND NEW IOT TECH

    Jan 15, 2019

    A startup semiconductor company has just raised a further $30 million in funding from AWS and Samsung, bringing its total funding to $50 million.Williot manufactures a battery-free Bluetooth sensor tag the size of a postage stamp which is being heralded as a low-cost, high-efficiency solution for br...

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    SIX BEST PRACTICES FOR INCREASING AWS SECURITY IN A ZERO TRUST WORLD

    Jan 15, 2019

    Enterprises are rapidly accelerating the pace at which they’re moving workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for greater cost, scale and speed advantages. And while AWS leads all others as the enterprise public cloud platform of choice, they and all Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers...

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    MORE DATA CENTRE M&A DEALS THAN EVER – AND EXPECT MORE CANNIBALISATION TO COME

    Jan 15, 2019

    The data centre market saw an uptick in terms of the number of M&A deals in 2018 – but the total value has dipped, according to the latest note from Synergy Research.The analyst firm found that while the number of acquisitions and transactions last year grew to 68, their value slipped to a...

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    CNCF RELEASES 9 SECURITY BEST PRACTICES FOR KUBERNETES, TO PROTECT A CUSTOMER’S INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jan 15, 2019

    According to CNCF’s bi-annual survey conducted in August 2018, 83% of the respondents prefer Kubernetes for its container management tools. 58% of respondents use Kubernetes in production, while 42% are evaluating it for future use and 40% of enterprise companies (5000+) are running Kubernetes...

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    BITGLASS SELECTED AS A BEST CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY SOLUTION FINALIST BY SC MEDIA

    Jan 15, 2019

    Bitglass, the Next-Gen CASB company, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the seven Best Cloud Computing Security Solutions in the 2019 SC Awards. Finalists and winners are chosen by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. Bit...

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    CLOUD SPENDING SURPASSES TRADITIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURE FOR THE FIRST TIME

    Jan 15, 2019

    IDC has revealed that cloud infrastructure has generated more revenue for tech businesses compared to traditional IT infrastructure for the first time ever.During the third quarter of 2018, cloud infrastructure components, such as servers, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switches grew by 47.2%, wit...

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    IS THE CLOUD KILLING JOBS OR CREATING THEM?

    Jan 14, 2019

    As long as machines, automation and artificial intelligence have been around, there’s been speculation about the likelihood of these technologies stealing everyone’s jobs. Is there genuine cause for worry, or is it all a bunch of nonsense? Before addressing the related concerns, it&rsquo...

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    SHOULD ENTERPRISES DOUBLE DOWN ON CLOUD COMPUTING?

    Jan 14, 2019

    Snowflake Computing announced predictions which focus on how organisations will need to harness data to drive the new economy. Data is enabling transparency and facilitating consensus and organisations will now need to successfully harness data for better decision making everywhere. At the same time...

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    WHAT PHARMA NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT COMPLIANCE REGULATION IN THE CLOUD

    Jan 14, 2019

    Cloud is a staple of today’s pharmaceutical IT infrastructure for cutting-edge research and development, but it presents many health data compliance challenges for adopters. An increasing portion of healthcare is moving its business and data to the cloud. About two-thirds of healthcare technol...

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    TELEFÓNICA VALIDATES WIND RIVER’S CLOUD PLATFORM FOR ITS UNICA PROJECT

    Jan 14, 2019

    Telecom giant Telefónica validated Wind River’s Titanium Cloud platform as a virtualized infrastructure manager (VIM) for NFV workloads within the operator’s Unica virtualization project. That validation included the ability to work within a multi-VIM environment.The testing inclu...

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    SD-WAN IS USELESS UNLESS YOU MONITOR IT

    Jan 14, 2019

    Adam Edwards, chief customer officer at AppNeta, put it this way: “SD-WAN vendors may include some simple bandwidth reporting. Don’t assume this replaces a comprehensive monitoring and diagnostics platform.” He added that integrated, active monitoring should be extended across the ...

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    HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE – IS HEALTHCARE READY?

    Jan 14, 2019

    In over 30 years of healthcare IT experience, there has been at least one constant: the need to deliver solutions quickly and more cost effectively.This requirement has only escalated over the last few years as health systems are implementing enterprise wide EHRs that require more technology perform...

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    MICROSOFT WINS $1.76B CONTRACT TO SUPPLY CLOUD SERVICES TO PENTAGON

    Jan 14, 2019

    Microsoft Corp. has landed a huge $1.76 billion cloud computing contract from the U.S. Department of Defense under which it will provide an array of services to several agencies over the next five years.The contract, which runs until January 2024, calls for Microsoft to supply cloud services to the ...

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    BUILDING A WALL AROUND THE CLOUD: WHY CHINA WILL SOON BE A VERY IMPORTANT CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET

    Jan 13, 2019

    Cloud computing was invented by American tech companies. By the end of the next decade, it might be the domain of Chinese tech companies.Like many other tech revolutions kicked off inside the U.S., cloud computing is taking China by storm as its startups mature and its big conglomerates update their...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE RECOVERS FROM OUTAGE

    Jan 11, 2019

    Microsoft Azure's UK South storage region suffered an outage yesterday, just a day after the company debuted its Azure Data Box Disk.Just after lunchtime, customers started reporting their services were down. Some said their Azure accounts were unavailable, while others said they could only see ...

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    CONCERN FOR SECURITY OF DATA IN THE CLOUD WORRIES IT EXECS

    Jan 11, 2019

    Even as healthcare organizations contemplate moving more computing functions to the cloud, IT execs question the security of their data.A survey from the Cloud Security Alliance, which works to ensure a secure cloud computing environment, found 69 percent of respondent organizations are migrating da...

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    CYBERARK LAUNCHES ADVANCED PRIVILEGED SESSION MANAGEMENT FOR CLOUD

    Jan 11, 2019

    CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged access security, announced CyberArk Privileged Session Manager for Cloud.Through a transparent user experience, this new offering extends privileged access session isolation, monitoring and control to the most common Web applications, cloud an...

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    AWS OFFICIALLY ACQUIRES DELL-BACKED CLOUDENDURE

    Jan 10, 2019

    CloudEndure, an Israeli data migration technology specialist backed by Dell Technologies, confirmed Thursday it had been snagged by leading cloud juggernaut Amazon Web Services.Reports of nearly completed negotiations circulated earlier this week in Israeli media, where the purchase price has been p...

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    CLOUDENDURE CONFIRMS ACQUISITION BY AMAZON WEB SERVICES

    Jan 10, 2019

    It’s official: Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired Israeli cloud disaster recovery and backup specialists CloudEndure.The news had been rumoured over the past few days, yet a short announcement from CloudEndure this morning confirmed the news. The company said no more other than that the ac...

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    AMD PRESIDENT SAYS ITS NEXT EPYC SERVER PROCESSOR IS THE BEST THE WORLD HAS EVER SEEN

    Jan 10, 2019

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), under the direction of its President and CEO Lisa Su, garnered some big headlines in 2018 for both its technology advances as well as its growing stock price. Su gave an opening keynote at CES yesterday, first noting that AMD is marking its 50th anniversary.Su, who is a...

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    TRIGGERMESH CLEARS SERVERLESS BRIDGE BETWEEN AWS LAMBDA, KNATIVE

    Jan 10, 2019

    TriggerMesh launched an open source project that stitches together Amazon Web Services’ Lambda serverless architecture with the Knative open source set of serverless components to bridge the portability gap between the two platforms. That gap between serverless platforms has been one of the ma...

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    EQUINIX CEO: INTERCONNECTION BIZ BOOMING, EDGE REMAINS ‘REAL, STRATEGIC QUESTION’

    Jan 10, 2019

    Equinix’s software-defined interconnection platform now has some 13,000 virtual connections, according to Equinix CEO Charles Meyers.Meyers, who gave a keynote at the Citi 2019 Global TMT West Conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday, said the company’s interconnection business is booming.&ldq...

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    AMD PARTNERS WITH CONSENSYS TO BUILD ENTERPRISE-GRADE BLOCKCHAIN CLOUD COMPUTING SOLUTIONS

    Jan 10, 2019

    Ethereum solutions provider ConsenSys has teamed up with multinational microchip manufacturer AMD and Abu Dhabi-based investment management firm Halo Holdings to jointly develop a cloud computing infrastructure based on blockchain technology.The three companies have created W3BCLOUD, a cloud computi...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD LAUNCHES SECOND DATA CENTER IN INDONESIA

    Jan 09, 2019

    Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today launched a second data center in Indonesia to double its local capacity. The company also announced the Internet Champion Global Accelerator Program, contributing to Indonesia’s 2020 Go Digital Vision.Driven by strong customer dema...

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    2019: FROM OPEN SOURCE BATTLES TO THE CLOUD WAR

    Jan 09, 2019

    With 2019 here and new technologies launching into the market at an accelerated rate, new industry shake-ups are on the horizon. The biggest changes for the technology sector will occur in two parts: first, technology, and second, mergers and acquisitions (M&A).From open source battles to cloud ...

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    WIND RIVER INTRODUCES ITS NEXT-GENERATION SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK FOR CONNECTED AND AUTONOMOUS CARS

    Jan 09, 2019

    Wind River®, a leader in delivering IoT software to critical infrastructure, has announced enhancements to the Wind River Chassis portfolio of safe and secure automotive software. The latest updates to the Chassis portfolio include the integration with Wind River Titanium Cloud virtualization so...

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    IT’S TIME TO DIVERSIFY YOUR CLOUD PORTFOLIO – OR BANK ON FAILURE

    Jan 09, 2019

    You don’t have to be a Wall Street professional to understand the reasons to invest in more than one company. So, why would a business choose a strategy of investing in a single cloud? It doesn’t make sense in today’s marketplace.Initially, cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, AWS...

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    IBM MAKES LEAP IN LATEST QUANTUM COMPUTER RELEASE – BUT WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

    Jan 09, 2019

    IBM thinks it has gained a head-start on the slowly emerging quantum market with the launch of what it has described as the first commercially useable integrated quantum computing system.Quantum computing is based on the principles of quantum mechanics and aims to take advantage of subatomic particl...

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    AMAZON'S CLOUD AND ADVERTISING BUSINESSES COULD LIFT PROFITS

    Jan 09, 2019

    stock was the subject of rosy commentary by two analysts this week. Both analysts believe shares have meaningful upside in 2019, citing the company's fast-growing cloud-computing and advertising businesses as key catalysts.Though e-commerce accounts for the bulk of Amazon's sales, the consum...

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    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF CLOUD NATIVE DEVOPS ENGINEERS

    Jan 09, 2019

    Cloud Native DevOps is a relatively new collection of old concepts and ideas that coalesced out of a need to address inadequacies in the “old” way of building applications. To understand what Cloud Native DevOps engineers do on a daily basis, one needs to understand that the objective of...

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    AMAZON TO ACQUIRE ISRAELI CLOUD COMPUTING COMPANY

    Jan 08, 2019

    US tech giant Amazon is acquiring Israeli cloud computing company CloudEndure for an estimated $250 million, the Globes financial newspaper reported on Monday.The deal is expected to close in the coming few days. Based in Ramat Gan, CloudEndure was founded six years ago and has raised $20 million.Cl...

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    AT&T, NOKIA TIGHTEN 5G FOCUS ON O-RAN, AKRAINO

    Jan 08, 2019

    AT&T is working with Nokia to produce a software platform to allow for the development of open source software aligned with the O-RAN target architecture. That platform code will accelerate the deployment of open source software for the 5G radio access network (RAN).The specific work is to devel...

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    ALIBABA BUYS OPEN SOURCE BIG DATA FIRM DATA ARTISANS FOR $130M

    Jan 08, 2019

    Alibaba paid $130 million to take over Berlin-based data and stream processing startup Data Artisans. The combined companies intend to work jointly on open source initiatives around big data.Founded in 2014, Data Artisans has built an open source framework for enterprise-scale data processing. The s...

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    BLOCKCHAIN CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNED BY CONSENSYS AND AMD

    Jan 07, 2019

    New York-based blockchain specialist ConsenSys is partnering with semiconductor producer AMD and Abu Dhabi-based investment firm Halo to develop a blockchain cloud computing infrastructure.In a press release, ConsenSys announced that the three companies will be working together to create W3BCLOUD, a...

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    HUAWEI WORKS WITH ARM, NOT INTEL, ON NEW CPU

    Jan 07, 2019

    Huawei today announced a new CPU, called Kunpeng 920, based on Arm architecture. The new 64-core CPU along with Huawei’s new TaiShan server is designed to boost the development of computing in big data, distributed storage, and Arm-native applications.William Xu, director of the board and chie...

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    IGI MEASURES IMPACT OF CLOUD COMPUTING, 5G, AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES ON EQUIPMENT MARKET

    Jan 07, 2019

    Observers agree that cloud computing, the advent of 5G mobile services, and autonomous vehicles (as well as smarter conventional cars) will drive up bandwidth and therefore the demand for networking gear. Information Gatekeepers Inc. (IGI) has issued “New Drivers of Network and Equipment Marke...

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    MOVING TO THE CLOUD IN 2019: 10 STEPS TO AVOID THE COMMON PITFALLS

    Jan 07, 2019

    The use of ‘cloud computing’ solutions by businesses is becoming ever more commonplace and, by some estimates, the market will be worth $411bn by 2020. Even the U.S. Department of Defence is now looking to store its military data on the cloud in a contract expected to be worth USD 10 bil...

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    NOVI ONECLOUD UNIFIES AND SECURES CLOUD SERVICES

    Jan 07, 2019

    Secure IT and cloud service provider Novi has launched a new cloud service aimed at organisations that are looking to move as much of their IT as possible to the cloud.Novi OneCloud, says the company, is suitable for companies from the single digits up to thousands of employees, and allows them to s...

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    2019 OUTLOOK: CLOUD COMPUTING WILL BE A KEY ENABLER FOR GOVERNMENTS WITH SMART CITY INITIATIVES

    Jan 05, 2019

    The coming year is set to be an exciting one for cloud computing in the Middle East as the region is seeing the adoption of cloud technology like never before.A push for more diversified economies, coupled with visionary plans that include innovative smart city initiatives, have led to increased inv...

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    IOT SPENDING TO HIT $745 BILLION IN 2019, IDC SAYS

    Jan 04, 2019

    Worldwide IoT spending will reach $745 billion this year, a 15.4 percent increase over the $646 billion spent in 2018, and surpass the $1 trillion mark in 2022, according to IDC’s latest forecast.The firm’s Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide says IoT spending will mai...

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    THE BEST OF IOT NEWS IN 2018 – AND WHAT THE EXPERTS THINK WILL HAPPEN FOR IOT IN 2019

    Jan 04, 2019

    2018 has been another important year in the development of the Internet of Things – and if there’s one thing you can be sure of, 2019 will be even bigger. According to IDC’s most recent spending tracker, global IoT spending will hit almost $750 billion in the coming year, led by th...

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    SOLARWINDS NETWORK MANAGEMENT REFRESH ADDS SDN MONITORING

    Jan 03, 2019

    SolarWinds announced a refresh of its network management offerings that adds monitoring of software-defined networking (SDN) systems, adding support for Cisco's ACI initiative and new anomaly detection capabilities.The Austin, Texas-based IT management software specialist said its SolarWinds Net...

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    CLOUDERA AND HORTONWORKS COMPLETE THEIR MERGER, CREATING BIG DATA PLATFORM POWERHOUSE

    Jan 03, 2019

    Big data software developers Cloudera and Hortonworks completed their merger Thursday in a move the companies say creates a new enterprise data cloud provider powerhouse.Now the newly combined companies, operating under the Cloudera name, face the complex task of integrating their operations and rat...

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    AT&T CLOSES $1.1B SALE OF DATA CENTER BUSINESS AS NEW COLOCATION PROVIDER EMERGES

    Jan 03, 2019

    AT&T rang in the new year by completing the sale of its data center colocation operations and assets to Canadian asset management investment firm Brookfield Infrastructure.Brookfield, for its part, has launched a new, wholly-owned company called Evoque Data Center Solutions, which it will use to...

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    CLOUD NATIVE - THE SUCCESSES SO FAR AND THE CHALLENGES AHEAD

    Jan 03, 2019

    Today, Kubernetes is considered the de facto standard for container orchestration, winning out over Docker Swarm and Mesos. Originally a Google project, in 2014 Kubernetes was open sourced; living out in open governance, with no single vendor in charge, people were galvanised to work on the project ...

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    SAAS BUSINESS MODELS ANALYZED

    Jan 03, 2019

    Computer software has traditionally been sold to customers as standalone software packages that installed from a physical drive using tapes and floppies then CD and DVD ROMS. These software packages or applications would run locally on a computer and the data would be stored on the hard drive of the...

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    OPINION BIG DATA IS WAY HOTTER THAN YOU THINK

    Jan 03, 2019

    We are very careful about switching off lights when we leave a room. But did you know that just one simple internet search is like leaving a light bulb on for 17 seconds? This is not because of the electricity used by your phone or laptop or modem, but because every query is sent to a data centre ph...

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    FAREWELL 2018, HELLO 2019: THE LAST 12 MONTHS IN CLOUD – AND WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

    Jan 02, 2019

    2018 was yet another fascinating year when it came to cloud computing, along with the emerging technologies which complement and rely on the cloud.As the ecosystem has matured and organisations’ confidence has increased, conversations have shifted gear accordingly. RightScale’s State of ...

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    3M’S M*MODAL ACQUISITION SET TO CAPITALIZE ON HEALTHCARE CLOUD GROWTH

    Jan 02, 2019

    Healthcare cloud computing is expected to continue its strong growth in 2019, as organization move more sensitive data to the cloud.To capitalize on this growth, 3M recently announced plans to acquire M*Modal’s cloud-based clinical documentation unit for around $1 billion. The companies expect...

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    GARTNER: 66% OF ORGANISATIONS WILL DEPLOY 5G BY 2020

    Jan 02, 2019

    66% of organisations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020, according to a new 5G use case and adoption survey by Gartner. Organisations expect 5G networks to mainly be used for Internet of Things (IoT) communications and video, with operational efficiency being the key driver.“In terms of 5G adopti...

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    EWEEK’S TOP COMPANIES: CLOUD, DATA CENTER STORAGE

    Jan 02, 2019

    Like we humans, every application, every text message, every email, every photo—everything that’s digital—needs a home. Without secure data storage, the digital and online worlds simply cannot exist.In all enterprise verticals, secure-yet-accessible data storage is crucial for empl...

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    2019 SECURITY FORECAST: CLOUDY AND UNSETTLED, WITH A CHANCE OF GLOOM

    Jan 01, 2019

    Back in April we asked 22 security experts whether we’re winning or losing the war against cybercriminals, and the consensus was almost unanimously negative. Not much has changed since then, and even the growing promise of artificial intelligence as a weapon has been blunted by the reality tha...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS FOR 2019

    Dec 31, 2018

    Cloud computing is a fast moving beast, with new trends and technologies popping up all the time. Last year we predicted serverless and Kubernetes to maintain their strong momentum, and that the 'big three' vendors would maintain their stranglehold on the market.Some of that held true, but s...

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    SERVERLESS AND KNATIVE UNDERLINE CLOUD NATIVE EVOLUTION

    Dec 28, 2018

    Serverless computing played an interesting subplot at the recent KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 event in Seattle, where a number of keynotes and panels were dedicated to the topic of how these systems will impact the evolution of cloud native.Most of the attention, not surprisingly, cen...

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    NETWORKING VENDORS JUMP ON 400GBE IN 2018

    Dec 28, 2018

    The IEEE standard for 400 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) was approved in December 2017. And prior to that, 400GbE had already garnered some attention. For instance, in March 2017 AT&T was able to establish a 400GbE connection between New York and Washington, D.C.400GbE is four times as fast as 100 gig E...

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    PREPARING A WORKFORCE FOR THE CLOUD WILL BE KEY TO ACHIEVING INDIA'S DIGITAL DREAM

    Dec 27, 2018

    It is stated that India’s workforce will increase to 750 to one billion? That looks like a huge number because the educational institutions are growing rapidly, and this is leading to fresh graduates competing for jobs. In such a scenario, to be at par with the growing technology needs of cons...

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    THE YEAR IN HYPERSCALE: BIGGER DEALS, FASTER NETWORKS, NEW STRATEGIES

    Dec 27, 2018

    There’s no question that 2018 has been a big year for hyperscale computing, as the size and speed of deals for major cloud computing platforms and social networks continues to influence how the data center industry conducts business.As we look back at 2018, it’s a good time to take stock...

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    IS EDGE COMPUTING DISPLACING CLOUD COMPUTING ANYTIME SOON?

    Dec 25, 2018

    Cloud computing used to be the hot new buzzword that everyone was raving about. The idea of easily accessing your data anywhere and across all your devices was a new and novel idea. “In the cloud” became an everyday phrase.At present, cloud computing has entered mainstream and is now a c...

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    HOW TO MATCH A CLOUD SERVICE FOR ALL YOUR DEVICES

    Dec 25, 2018

    It’s getting hard to unbox without a signup: Few new gadgets let you get past their welcome screens without inviting you to subscribe to a cloud-storage service to augment their storage and backup their data.If all of your devices are from one company or run on software from the same firm, tha...

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    VOICES OF 2018: RENEWABLE ENERGY, THE CLOUD & SECURITY

    Dec 24, 2018

    Staying up to speed on the news in the fast-moving data center industry  is crucial to professional success and staying relevant. That’s why columns and expert insight from business leaders provide a special type of value. Data Center Frontier offers its  Voices of the Industry serie...

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    THE TOP 10 DATA CENTER STORIES OF 2018

    Dec 21, 2018

    What were the year’s biggest data center stories? As we approach the New Year, it’s a good time to reflect on 2018 and look back at the trends and stories that mattered.The prevailing themes in 2018 were similar to 2017: all things Northern Virginia, new frontier technologies and megasca...

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    CTM, TENCENT ENTER CLOUD COLLABORATION

    Dec 20, 2018

    Macau-based telecoms service provider Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau (CTM) and Tencent Holdings have teamed up to make Tencent’s cloud services available in Macau.The two companies have agreed to collaborate in the fields of cloud computing, big data, the IoT and AI. Thro...

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    AI+BI: BRINGS A NEW ERA OF INTELLIGENCE KNOWN AS AUGMENTED ANALYTICS

    Dec 20, 2018

    More and more business establishments demand for advanced analytical tools to influence data-driven methods of communicating with customers and value chain. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) is going to overtake the analytics marketplace in the near future. The focus will be more ...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER IT ASSET DISPOSITION (ITAD) MARKET REPORT STATUS AND OUTLOOK 2018-2023

    Dec 20, 2018

    The report presents an in-depth assessment of the Cloud Computing Data Center IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models, operator case studies, opportunities, future roadmap, value cha...

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    INTEL, DELL STUDY FINDS DATA CENTER EXPANSION EATS UP THE BULK OF IT TEAMS’ WORK

    Dec 20, 2018

    Data center expansion and migrating to the cloud takes up the majority of IT managers’ work, according to a study commissioned by Intel and Dell.Interestingly, more respondents (55 percent) said data center expansion requires the majority of their efforts compared to migrating to external clou...

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    ERICSSON TURNAROUND COULD LIMIT GROWTH POTENTIAL, SAYS TBR

    Dec 20, 2018

    Ericsson’s turnaround plans may be working, but analysts fear the vendor’s aggressive push to cut costs and focus on the 5G RAN space could limit its future.“Though Ericsson’s focused strategy has proved to be a viable approach to stabilize the company, return it to profitabi...

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    MICROSOFT POWER BI NOW INTEGRATED WITH AZURE DATA LAKE STORAGE

    Dec 20, 2018

    Microsoft Power BI users can now collaborate directly with Azure users using data stored in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 through new integration capabilities recently unveiled by Microsoft.The new capabilities were announced by Ben Sack, program manager for Power BI, in a recent post on the PowerBI ...

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    MCAFEE: IOT MALWARE INCREASING ALONGSIDE 480 THREATS PER MINUTE

    Dec 20, 2018

    Shocking research from McAfee Labs highlights the increasing prevalence of IoT malware as the cybersecurity firm detects 480 new threats per minute.Years of putting functionality before security and rushing to market have led to many compromisable devices.The Mirai IoT botnet attack in 2016 was a wa...

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    MACHINEMETRICS RAISES $11.3M TO HELP ASSIST MANUFACTURERS WITH ANALYTICS INITIATIVES

    Dec 20, 2018

    Industrial IoT analytics and machine monitoring platform MachineMetrics has raised $11.3 million in a recently held series A financing round that was led by Tola Capital.MachineMetrics’ system is designed in such a manner that its customers can install it by themselves without requiring costly...

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    TCS OFFERS PRIVATE CLOUD TO ENTERPRISES IN CANADA

    Dec 20, 2018

    Indian IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Wednesday unveiled a new private cloud in Canada to help enterprises move into the digital space."Our enterprise cloud platform is a dynamic solution stack that provides multiple and flexible options, including IaaS (Infrastructure as a Se...

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    IOT SECURITY STARTUP PHOSPHORUS BUILDS AGENTLESS ‘UPDATE-ALL’ BUTTON

    Dec 19, 2018

    Phosphorus Cybersecurity founder and CEO Chris Rouland, like many security company founders, got his start as a hacker before founding multi-million-dollar startups. His most recent venture tackles IoT security. And Rouland says it’s the first and only company to provide agentless patching and...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING IN 2019: VIEWS OF THE INDUSTRY

    Dec 19, 2018

    2019 is fast approaching and it follows a year of unprecedented change in cloud. Kubernetes has taken the community by storm, but the discovery of a major security hole last month was a sobering reminder of the need for a robust and diligent approach to cloud security.And of course, the cloud war ra...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD CREATES WORKS OF ART USING BIG DATA

    Dec 19, 2018

    Creative minds at Google Cloud have come up with a way to make data storage more interesting by visualising storage traffic data to create stunning works of art.In collaboration with Staman Design, a data visualisation design studio, the two companies used the trajectory, velocity and density of dat...

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    SERVERLESS IS AWESOME (IF YOU OVERLOOK INFLATED COSTS, DISLIKE DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING, LOVE VENDOR LOCK-IN), SAY BOFFINS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Serverless computing, which does actually involve servers, has been touted as a way to reduce computing costs though its pay-per-use model and to free developers from operational concerns.But – and there's always a but – researchers from the University of California at Berkeley conte...

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    SUPERMICRO REPORT HIGHLIGHTS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF TODAY’S CLOUD-SCALE DATACENTERS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, has released its first annual “Data Centers and The Environment” survey report.The rapid growth of large-scale data centers brings both business and environm...

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    BAIDU TO FOCUS ON AI AND CLOUD COMPUTING WITH RESTRUCTURING

    Dec 19, 2018

    China’s biggest search engine Baidu has confirmed plans to restructure, in order to solidify its foundation in AI and raise its shares in cloud computing. This announcement was made through an internal letter written by CEO of the company, Robin Li.The new restructuring will be based on compan...

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    TECHNIQUES OF VIRTUALIZATION IN CLOUD COMPUTING

    Dec 18, 2018

    Virtualization is a technique for separating services from the physical delivery that underlies the service. This is the process of creating a virtual version of something like computer hardware. It was originally developed during the mainframe era. This involves the use of special software to creat...

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    REACHING THE TOP: SOLUTION PROVIDER SUPERSTAR 10TH MAGNITUDE ACHIEVES MICROSOFT MSP EXPERT STATUS

    Dec 18, 2018

    Born-in-the-cloud managed service provider 10th Magnitude went all-in early with Microsoft and its decision to work closely with Microsoft cloud technology has paid off.10th Magnitude has become the first pure-play Azure partner to achieve Microsoft MSP Expert status, the pinnacle of Microsoft's...

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    PREDICTIONS 2019: WHY RPA STANDS TO SEE EVEN MORE GROWTH

    Dec 18, 2018

    As the nascent robotics process automation (RPA) market continued to undergo rapid growth in 2018, there was a shift in focus from proofs-of-concept and so-called “quick wins” to enterprise scale automation. This focus shift is marked by several key themes, which collectively create mome...

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    SIG-AUTH BOLSTERING SECURITY AUTHORIZATION IN KUBERNETES

    Dec 18, 2018

    Today’s topics include Kubernetes security authentication moving forward with SIG-Auth, and Elastifile providing scalable file storage for Google Cloud.One of the primary Special Interest Groups within Kubernetes is SIG-Auth, whose members are tasked with looking at authorization security issu...

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    HATECH & SPOTINST PARTNER TO MINIMIZE CLIENT CLOUD COMPUTING COSTS

    Dec 18, 2018

    At AWS re:Invent HATech announced their latest addition to their partner toolchain, Tel Aviv based SpotInst – a SaaS optimization platform that delivers significant cost reduction while maintaining high availability and performance. This partnership further extends HATech's ability to keep...

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    CREATE A MAILING LIST WITH AWS PINPOINT, PART 2: SET UP A SEGMENT AND LAUNCH A CAMPAIGN

    Dec 18, 2018

    In the first article, I talked about the process of setting up a project and verifying e-mail addresses in preparation for a mail campaign. Now I want to wrap things up by showing you how to set up a segment and launch a campaign.Before you'll be able to create a mail campaign, you'll have t...

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    CONVERGENCE OF BIG DATA, IOT AND CLOUD COMPUTING FOR BETTER FUTURE

    Dec 18, 2018

    With digital transformation, technologies such as big data, IoT and cloud storage are on the topmost agenda of all the businesses. Each of these technologies is no longer a sophisticated ‘nice to have’ technology. They have become a necessity. Although the three distinct technologies evo...

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    HERE'S WHAT VMWARE PAID FOR KUBERNETES STARTUP HEPTIO

    Dec 17, 2018

    VMware paid $550 million to acquire Kubernetes startup Heptio -- more than ten times Heptio's total funding -- in a deal that closed last week, as VMware seeks to enhance its multicloud toolkit. VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Heptio for cash and assumed un...

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    PUTTING THE 5G PIECES TOGETHER

    Dec 17, 2018

    Adoption of fifth-generation wireless broadband in Thailand will hinge on the 5G testbed in the Eastern Economic Corridor and in Bangkok, as well as the telecom regulator's spectrum bandwidth reallocation for mobile operator. A key question is, what are the opportunities for killer applications ...

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    AVIVA SINGAPORE TO TRAIN 60 CLOUD COMPUTING PROFESSIONALS

    Dec 17, 2018

    Under IMDA’s Company Led Training (CLT) programme, Aviva will fast-track fresh professionals through a 12-month NexGen Technology Programme aimed at young IT professionals while mid-level professionals will receive upskilling in Cloud Computing capabilities over six months. This effort is in l...

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    JUST 26% OF EUROPEAN ENTERPRISES ARE USING THE CLOUD: EUROSTAT REPORT

    Dec 17, 2018

    European cloud adoption has been lend by Scandinavia, a new report from Eurostat shows, with Finland, Sweden and Denmark taking the top three spots.That’s according to the European Union’s statistical office, which tracked “use of cloud computing services” between 2014 and 20...

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    KUBERNETES CULTURE INFLUENCES GOOGLE CLOUD’S APPROACH TO ENTERPRISES

    Dec 17, 2018

    Momentum for container technology has driven the Kubernetes’ management platform into the mainstream, and services for the open-source project look to scale up too.As cloud computing priorities shift to accommodate data exchanges across a widening array of workloads, demand for hybrid cloud te...

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    HOW A COURT BATTLE BETWEEN AMAZON AND ORACLE COULD SHAPE THE PENTAGON’S CLOUD COMPUTING

    Dec 16, 2018

    Global tech giants Oracle and Amazon have fired off early salvos in what is likely to become a protracted court battle over how the Pentagon should build advanced cloud-computing technology into its operations, the latest turn in a long-running dispute over one of the biggest military IT procurement...

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    ORACLE, AMAZON SPAR OVER PENTAGON CLOUD-COMPUTING CONTRACT

    Dec 16, 2018

    Global tech giants Oracle and Amazon have fired off early salvos in what is likely to become a protracted court battle over how the Pentagon should build advanced cloud-computing technology into its operations, the latest turn in a long-running dispute over the one of the biggest military IT procure...

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    HOW WILL TECH COMPANIES MAKE MONEY FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?

    Dec 15, 2018

    Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a big idea with an equally big opportunity. AI is slated to add $15.7 trillion to global gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030, according to research by PwC, and it's going to change how we use transportation, and even how we do our jobs. Google is the primary d...

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    CYBER ATTACKERS TO USE SOPHISTICATED TOOLS AGAINST CLOUD IN 2019: REPORT

    Dec 15, 2018

    Cyber attackers will use more sophisticated tools in 2019 to take advantage of the changing technology landscape and prey upon evolving corporate technology environments especially Cloud, cyber security firm Trend Micro has said.The attackers will leverage proven methods against growing Cloud adopti...

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    YOU'VE GOT 99 PROBLEMS WHEN IT COMES TO PUBLIC CLOUD COMPLIANCE – BUT CRYPTOJACKING MAY NOT BE ONE

    Dec 14, 2018

    If cloud is part of the conversation for organisational digital change, then cloud security will forever be not far behind. According to new research from Unit 42, compliance needs to be stepped up, yet cryptojacking may be on the decline.The company – the threat intelligence arm of Palo Alto ...

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    AWS RE:INVENT 2018 ROUNDUP: PRODUCT REVIEWS, ANALYSIS, AND THE DEVOPS WILDCARD

    Dec 14, 2018

    Opinion AWS re:Invent is always rich in product launches. Some products are entirely new, while others are updates or enhancements to existing tools. The 2018 event was no exception. In case you missed it, here’s a drive-thru on some of the best products – and one important statement &nd...

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    IBM ROLLS OUT NEW PLATFORM TO ADDRESS BIAS IN AI DECISION MAKING

    Dec 14, 2018

    IBM Corp. is trying to mitigate the problem of bias in artificial intelligence-based decision-making with a new platform released early today that can inform people how AI models come to their conclusions.The company said AI OpenScale is needed because a significant portion of businesses simply don&...

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    TELUS: SDN GIVES US A DYNAMIC, AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLED NETWORK

    Dec 13, 2018

    NFV is a key enabler of 5G, according to Telus’ Bryce Mitchell, director of NFV, cloud, and innovation labs at the Canadian telecommunication company.In terms of 5G, NFV allows service providers to virtualize all the appliances in the network, and it enables network slicing. And both of these ...

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    HOW MACHINE LEARNING CAN BE USED TO FIND EMPLOYEES WHO CAN SCALE WITH YOUR BUSINESS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Hiring managers in search of qualified job candidates who can scale with and contribute to their growing businesses are facing a crisis today. They’re not finding the right or in many cases, any candidates at all using resumes alone, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) or online job recruitment s...

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    TOP FIVE REASONS WHY KUBERNETES IS CHANGING THE CLOUD LANDSCAPE

    Dec 13, 2018

    In recent years, the Kubernetes container orchestration system has received more than its fair share of hype, as the next big trend in IT.That hype is pervasive across the show floor and packed session rooms of the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2018 conference that concludes on Dec. 13 here. Over 8,00...

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    NSF AND INTERNET2 TO EXPLORE CLOUD COMPUTING

    Dec 13, 2018

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a new cooperative agreement with Internet2, a nonprofit computer networking consortium, to build partnerships with commercial cloud computing providers and support science applications in new and more effective uses of cloud computing capabilities....

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AWS TECHNICAL EVANGELIST

    Dec 12, 2018

    It's a very modern job title that can attract derision, but there's a reason why the most successful cloud computing company on the planet employs a bunch of technical evangelists: they help translate vendor jargon to ease developer uptake - and without developer uptake there would be no com...

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    STOP COMPROMISING AGILITY FOR SECURITY IN YOUR MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY

    Dec 12, 2018

    Consumerism is all about making choices. Which laundry detergent should you buy? What kind of car should you drive? Should you use an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy? Thankfully, we live in a world with an abundance of options in almost every aspect of our lives.Now, picture a world without such choices. S...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING PLATFORM ULTRAIN SECURES INVESTMENT FROM NEO GLOBAL CAPITAL

    Dec 12, 2018

    Ultrain, the decentralized blockchain computing platform for large-scale business and industrial applications, has announced a strategic investment from NEO Global Capital (NGC), one of the world’s leading blockchain investment firms with over $400 million in assets, following previous investm...

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    TAKING COMPUTE PERFORMANCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH COLD COMPUTING

    Dec 12, 2018

    When it comes to computing, hardware manufacturers are always looking for new ways to keep their chips running at lower temperatures. This lets them get even more performance using the same chips while using less energy and producing even less heat.While keeping a laptop or desktop cool proves no ch...

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    ETCD JOINS CNCF’S GROWING CACHE OF OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS

    Dec 11, 2018

    The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) – purposefully or not – used the opening keynote at this week’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 event to tout just how big of an organization it has become.Liz Rice, technology evangelist at Aqua Security, headed up the keyno...

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    WHY THE CLOUD-NATIVE MARKET IS EXPANDING AT KUBECON

    Dec 11, 2018

    The KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America event is a beacon for news, with vendors showcasing their wares and making multiple announcements.KubeCon + CloudNativeCon runs from Dec. 11 -13 and has brought 8,000 attendees and over 187 vendors in the exhibit hall. Kubernetes itself is part of the Cloud...

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    DIGITALOCEAN EXPANDS ITS CLOUD PLATFORM WITH A MANAGED KUBERNETES OFFERING

    Dec 11, 2018

    Kubernetes has become the de facto container management platform for running modern workloads. Almost all the public cloud vendors have a hosted Kubernetes offering that enables customers to launch fully managed clusters based on the configuration of their choice.DigitalOcean is the latest public cl...

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    HCL'S DRYICE DIVISION IS BUILDING AI SOLUTIONS TO USHER IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Dec 11, 2018

    As enterprises look to the channel to help drive their digital transformation initiatives, artificial intelligence enabled by cloud is paving the way for them to reap the benefits of Consumer Centric service delivery practices.HCL Technologies is looking to drive that transformation through its DRYi...

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    CIO STRATEGIES FOR MOVING TO A CLOUD-FIRST BUSINESS

    Dec 11, 2018

    The cloud is now established as a business-as-normal activity. Almost three-quarters of businesses have between one and five years of experience with cloud technologies, according to research by IT industry association CompTIA.So, what will be the key trends for the cloud through 2019 and beyond, an...

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    AMAZON WILL IMPROVE ITS CLOUD EFFICIENCY USING ARM-BASED PROCESSOR

    Dec 11, 2018

    Amazon is deploying an ARM-based Graviton processor to improve its cloud-based computing services. As per the Seattle-based company, this will lead to cost savings of up to 45% for "scale-out" services.Amazon became the world’s biggest player in cloud computing via Amazon Web Service...

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    DON’T GET CLOUDWASHED: THE CASE FOR CLOUD ON-PREM IN HYBRID COMPUTING

    Dec 11, 2018

    Cloud computing on-premises: fantasy or reality? The vast majority of companies want hybrid information technology. But many are already spoiled on public-cloud agility and elasticity. They’re not keen to settle for rusty old on-prem technology.That’s why so many providers (even Amazon W...

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    PACKET AND WASABI JOIN HANDS TO OFFER BETTER CLOUD SERVICES THAN AWS

    Dec 10, 2018

    Cloud and edge computing infrastructure provider Packet, and hot cloud storage firm Wasabi, have joined hands to integrate their respective platforms to offer their customers cloud computing and storage services for less compared to Amazon Web Services (AWS).David Friend, CEO of Wasabi, said: &ldquo...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING 2019: THE CLOUD COMES OF AGE

    Dec 10, 2018

    Cloud computing has moved past its "self-centered teenage years" to become a "turbocharged engine powering digital transformation around the world," states a new Forrester report, "Predictions 2019: Cloud Computing." The research firm predicts that in 2019 the cloud wil...

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    WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET LEARN ALL WITH ZION MARKET RESEARCH

    Dec 10, 2018

    A fundamental outline is presented by the “Healthcare Cloud Computing Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024” report that entails definitions, classifications, applications together with industry chain framework. The Healthcare Cloud ...

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    STRAIGHT OUTTA LINUX: CLOUD TECH CONFERENCE KUBECON WILL FEATURE HIP-HOP STAR AT ‘ICE CUBE-CON’

    Dec 10, 2018

    Will Tuesday be a good day? It will be for those attending KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Seattle this week if they’re fans of the legendary rapper Ice Cube.The cloud-computing startup Mesosphere is taking tech conference musical guests to a fun new level by presenting a side event Tuesday night ...

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    SAP OFFERS PARTNERS FREE SUBSCRIPTIONS TO ITS CLOUD PLATFORM

    Dec 10, 2018

    SAP is now providing free access to the SAP Cloud Platform for its channel partners, offering licenses to use the Platform-as-a-Service system for developing, testing and demonstrating solutions that run on and extend SAP software.SAP's ISV partners stand to gain the most from the change, said M...

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    IOT & VPN TRENDS TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2019 FOR BOTH ENTERPRISES & AVERAGE WEB USERS

    Dec 09, 2018

    Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are becoming more ubiquitous and there are many different service providers to choose from. This is an industry that has morphed from few options in terms of providers to many we have today at various prices and that come with a wide range of features and security opt...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING VISION OUTLINED AT INTERNET DAY

    Dec 09, 2018

    With the theme of “Internet and digital eco-system of Vietnam,” Internet Day 2018 took place on December 5, 2018, showing the acceleration of digital technology in Vietnam, which causes increasing demand for data, smart connectivity, Internet of Things by businesses and the society at la...

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    MIND THE BACKUP GAP: PROTECTING BORN IN THE CLOUD DATA IN OFFICE 365

    Dec 07, 2018

    Applications such as Exchange, Sharepoint and OneDrive are the oil that keeps the wheels of commerce turning. Adoption of Office 365 is growing at such a rate that even Microsoft has been taken by surprise. The company estimates that during FY2019 it will reach the point where two-thirds of its offi...

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    SINGAPOREAN CLOUD COMPUTING STARTUP GETS STRATEGIC FUNDING FROM JAPAN’S GLOBAL BRAIN

    Dec 07, 2018

    The global market for public cloud computing is worth US$190 billion, experts estimate that it will reach US$300 billion by 2021. At present, the sector is dominated by huge centralized providers such as AWS and Google Cloud.Perlin, a Singapore-based cloud computing startup, hopes to change the stat...

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    FINANCIAL FIRMS CAN USE PERSONAL CREDIT INFORMATION VIA CLOUD COMPUTING FROM NEXT YEAR

    Dec 07, 2018

    The financial regulator has eased a rule that will allow financial firms to use personal credit information through a cloud computing service from next year, officials said Friday.So far, financial firms have been allowed to use cloud computing services on businesses that are not related to customer...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD'S SECURITY COMMAND CENTRE ENTERS BETA PHASE

    Dec 06, 2018

    Google Cloud has announced its Cloud Security Command Centre (SCC), previously revealed back in March, is now available in beta to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) customers.The Cloud SCC, according to Google Cloud, is the first of its kind to be offered by a major cloud provider which offers organizatio...

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    EXPLORING THE 2019 CLOUD COMPUTING JOBS MARKET: SALARIES, LOCATIONS, AND THE BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR

    Dec 06, 2018

    Demand for cloud computing expertise continues to increase exponentially and will accelerate in 2019. To better understand the current and future direction of cloud computing hiring trends, I utilised Gartner TalentNeuron. Gartner TalentNeuron is an online talent market intelligence portal with real...

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    FOG COMPUTING: LIKE CLOUD COMPUTING, BUT CLOSER TO YOU

    Dec 06, 2018

    If you have a cellphone, you've probably heard the terms "3G," "4G" and maybe even "5G." They're all generations, or Gs, of cellular systems, ranging from the very first analog cellphones, which ran on 1G, to today's high-speed smartphones, which run on 4G.R...

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    EDGE COMPUTING: PUTTING REAL TIME PROCESSING POWER WHERE YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS IT

    Dec 06, 2018

    We live in a hyper-connected world were speed matters. Whether it’s real time communication between people or processing critical IoT data, responsive connectivity is both required and expected. Many enterprises continue to support next-generation devices and apps with traditional processing p...

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    EMBRACING HYBRID CLOUDS: Q&A WITH VMWARE VP BERNARD KWOK

    Dec 06, 2018

    Nearly two-thirds of enterprises in developed countries have embraced various cloud computing services and the proportion of them for using hybrid clouds is expected to rise fast to about 90% in two years, according to Bernard Kwok, global vice president and Greater China president at for VMware.Wit...

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    DOCKER AND MICROSOFT TEAM UP IN INITIATIVE FOR GREATER CONTAINER CONTROL

    Dec 05, 2018

    Docker has its DockerCon event in Barcelona this week while Microsoft is running its online Connect() conference – and the two have combined on a new product which aims to help empower developers working in container environments.The product, known as Cloud Native Application Bundles (CNAB), i...

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    DENSIFY LAUNCHES CLOUD INDUSTRY’S FIRST OPTIMIZATION-AS-CODE PRODUCT

    Dec 05, 2018

    Cloud-expense optimization software maker Densify has launched Cloe Aware, something the company describes as the industry’s first “cloud optimization-as-code” product. Cloe itself is a machine-learning based analytics engine from Densify that won’t get you a restaurant reser...

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    COMMENTARY: IN THE FUTURE, CLOUD COMPUTING IS A DISTANT DREAM

    Dec 05, 2018

    Eventually the cloud won’t be able to cope with the billions of devices seeking data storage, and more localised edge technology and devices will be adopted, says one observer. BELFAST: Time travel to the UK in 2025: Harry is a teenager with a smartphone and Pauline is a senior citizen with Al...

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    GOOGLE'S CLOUD SECURITY COMMAND CENTER GETS BETA RELEASE

    Dec 05, 2018

    Google on Wednesday announced that Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC) is now available to Google Cloud Platform customers in beta.First introduced in March, Cloud Security Command Center is a tool that Google said gives enterprises deeper insights into the health of their data security across...

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    HOW ORACLE IS CONVINCING INSTITUTIONAL USERS TO MOVE TO CLOUD

    Dec 04, 2018

    This is Part II of an interview eWEEK conducted with Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on Oct. 23 during the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.SAN FRANCISCO—Oracle CEO Mark Hurd is tasked with many things, but convincing a lot of old-line institutional-IT customers to move as much of their IT in...

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    IBM CHOSEN TO PUSH CLOUD-NATIVE BANKING PLATFORM

    Dec 04, 2018

    UK software firm Thought Machine has chosen IBM to accelerate the implementation of its cloud-native banking platform. The system is called Vault and Thought Machine said it was created to give traditional banks with legacy systems and business constraints a platform to meet the demands of modern ba...

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    CLOUD IMPLEMENTATIONS GROWING BUT STRATEGIES LACK SECURITY

    Dec 04, 2018

    Private, public and hybrid clouds are growing in popularity as lift and shift cloud apps are making migration easier for businesses. Christian Mahncke, Enterprise Business Development at Routed, a vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that while cloud computing has proven that it is a b...

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    VERSA NETWORKS TEAMS UP FOR AWS CLOUD SERVICE

    Dec 03, 2018

    Versa Networks is working with several industry partners to offer secure software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) solutions tailored to work with the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) cloud.The SD-WAN space is one of the more popular segments of the transormative software-defined networking (SDN) mo...

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    HOW THE ‘SEVERE’ CLOUD SKILLS GAP WILL IMPACT ON COMPANY CULTURE

    Dec 03, 2018

    Another day, another story focused around cloud skillsets – or lack of them. A new survey from artificial intelligence platform provider OpsRamp has found the vast majority of respondents continue to struggle finding the right talent for cloud environments.The research, which was conducted at ...

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    NHS PATIENT RECORDS TO BE STORED IN AWS CLOUD PLATFORM

    Dec 03, 2018

    EMIS Group, one of the UK's major healthcare suppliers, will migrate one of its core services to Amazon's cloud service.EMIS, among other things, make EMIS Web, a flagship product of EMIS's which 56% of all GPs in the country rely on to provide care to patients. The service will be migra...

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    KUBERNETES 1.13 IMPROVES CLOUD-NATIVE STORAGE FEATURES

    Dec 03, 2018

    Kubernetes 1.13 was released on Dec. 3, providing users of the popular open-source cloud native platform with new features to help make it easier to manage, deploy and operate containers in production.Among the features that are now generally available in Kubernetes 1.13 is the kubeadmin administrat...

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    EXPLORING THE EVOLUTION OF KUBERNETES TO MANAGE DIVERSE IT WORKLOADS

    Nov 30, 2018

    Kubernetes started in 2014. For next two years, the adoption of Kubernetes as container orchestration engine was slow but steady, as compared to its counterparts – Amazon ECS, Apache Mesos, Docker Swarm, GCE et al. After 2016, Kubernetes started creeping into many IT systems that  have wi...

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    HOW IT SERVICES ARE ADAPTING TO ONGOING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Nov 29, 2018

    As CIOs and CTOs shift their focus to digital transformation projects and the launch of new digital business offerings, demand for traditional IT services has evolved. Worldwide revenues for IT services and business services totaled $506 billion in the first half of 2018 (1H18) - that's an incre...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET TO REACH $116 BILLION BY 2021

    Nov 29, 2018

    According to the experts Heather Bellini, Heath Terry, Piyush Mubayi, Caroline Liu, Mark Grant, and Ted Lin, in a quarterly report, the market for cloud computing will keep on growing at the rate of 20% per year through 2021 to reach $116 billion. However, a major spending will be among Alibaba, Mic...

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    HOW AWS KEEPS GROWING CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS AND REVENUE

    Nov 29, 2018

    A long with death and taxes, there is one more irrefutable truth: Amazon Web Services does not sit still. The company again wowed attendees at its Re:Invent conference here with dozens of new products and services, pushing the envelope of what is fast, easy or even possible in the cloud.The model is...

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    SAMSUNG HEADS TOWARD THE DMZ TO CHALLENGE CLOUD-COMPUTING GIANTS

    Nov 29, 2018

    The best place to put a data center in South Korea, it turns out, also happens to be close to one of the most dangerous in the world.Barely an hour from the border with North Korea, in what used to be a civilian shooting range, Samsung Group is building a facility with the ambitious goal of challeng...

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    THREE QUARTERS OF BUSINESSES MISSING OUT DUE TO LOW TECH INTEGRATION

    Nov 28, 2018

    Three-quarters of small to medium-sized enterprises are missing out because they haven't deployed basic mobile working tools to their staff. That's according to a report commissioned by Crown Workspace and carried out by an independent research firm. Crown Workspace argues that by failing to...

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    AWS GROUND STATIONS LINK SATELLITES TO THE CLOUD

    Nov 28, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced AWS Ground Station on Tuesday at its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.It's a service that aims to feed satellite data straight into AWS cloud infrastructure faster, easier and at an affordable price for its customers.There will be 12 of these ground stations ...

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    ONE IN THREE CISOS VIEW CLOUD AS A SECURITY RISK

    Nov 27, 2018

    The cloud may be powering a great deal of business transformation, but many security leaders aren't entirely happy about it, as new research reveals that one-third of CISOs view the cloud as their biggest security risk.According to a study of 250 global CISOs and security leaders conducted by Ka...

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    HPE BUILDS ON ITS COMPOSABLE VISION WITH NEW HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORM

    Nov 27, 2018

    HPE has launched a host of new additions to its composable cloud portfolio, chief among these being a hybrid cloud software stack that aims to bring the flexibility and fluidity of the public cloud, as well as a host of AI-driven storage systems, to the on-premise environment.The company claims this...

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    PREDICTING THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL MARKETPLACES AI, PERSONALISATION, AND THE LATEST CLOUD PLATFORMS

    Nov 27, 2018

    Digital marketplaces are flourishing today thanks to the advances made in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, real-time personalisation and the scale and speed of the latest generation of cloud platforms including the Google Cloud Platform. Today’s digital marketplaces are capitali...

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    AWS PUTS CUSTOM ARM CHIPS INTO ITS CLOUD

    Nov 27, 2018

    Amazon Web Services, which got into the processor business in 2015 when it bought Annapurna Labs, is now putting homegrown Arm chips into new cloud instances, a move that puts it ahead of other public cloud providers and is a significant step for Arm’s ambitions in the data center.AWS official...

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    ASHBURN A LANDSCAPE TRANSFORMED BY CLOUD COMPUTING

    Nov 26, 2018

    It’s tempting to think of cloud computing as an abstraction, defined by all the things it isn’t. It isn’t your desktop or laptop. It isn’t the IT closet at your office. It’s your data, only someplace else.That someplace else is here in Northern Virginia. To see the grow...

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    HPE COMPOSABLE CLOUD INVITES THIRD-PARTY VENDORS TO HYBRID CLOUD PARTY

    Nov 26, 2018

    Composable infrastructure is still in its infancy, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) says the next step is composable cloud.The vendor today launched HPE Composable Cloud at its annual conference in Madrid. The new product bundles software on top of HPE ProLiant DL rack servers for an open hybrid...

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    AWS SIGNS UP NEW, EXPANDED CUSTOMERS AHEAD OF RE:INVENT CLOUD CONFERENCE

    Nov 26, 2018

    Just hours ahead of its annual re:Invent customer conference, Amazon Web Services Inc. said it has signed up important new and expanded customers who will be using its public cloud computing infrastructure to run the bulk of their information technology operations.They include Ellie Mae Inc., which ...

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    AWS ADVANCES CLOUD STORAGE WITH INTELLIGENT TIERING, NEW DATA MANAGEMENT TOOLS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Amazon Web Services Inc. opened its re:Invent 2018 conference today with the introduction of new products and features intended to give enterprises more incentive to move their data to its cloud platform.Many of the additions center on the provider’s S3 object storage service. S3 is one of the...

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    AWS LAUNCHES ROBOMAKER TO HELP DEVELOPERS BUILD SOFTWARE BRAINS FOR ROBOTS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Amazon.com Inc. uses internally designed robots to shuffle goods around its warehouses and has lately been experimenting with adding delivery drones to the mix. Now, the company’s cloud division wants to win the business of the other firms that use autonomous machines in their operations.To th...

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    MITIGATING CYBER SECURITY THREATS THIS CYBER MONDAY

    Nov 25, 2018

    This is the time of year where savvy cyber criminals see an opportunity. Last year, the Carbon Black Threat Analysis Unit reported that organisations saw a 20.5 percent increase in attempted cyber attacks between November and December 2016. This seasonal period is a goldmine for the latest generatio...

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    NOW, CLOUD COMPANIES WANT TO RUN THE REST OF YOUR BUSINESS

    Nov 24, 2018

    Technology giant Siemens AG hires 35,000 people each year, sorting through some 2 million applicants for positions in 120 countries in 20 languages. Search is essential to such a massive recruiting process, but language, cultural and industry differences have long been a problem in matching candidat...

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    LINCOLNSHIRE POLICE ENLISTS MOTOROLA IN CLOUD UPGRADE DEAL

    Nov 22, 2018

    Lincolnshire Police has signed a 10-year agreement with Motorola to transform its control room, replacing the constabulary’s legacy contact management, computer-aided dispatch, mapping and call logging system.This is the first time a UK force has run its entire control room tech stack on the c...

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    UK CLOUD AWARDS 2019 NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS

    Nov 21, 2018

    The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) and Cloud Pro are pleased to announce that the UK Cloud Awards are now open for entries.Has your business creatively used cloud services to drive a new cloud-based project? Or are you an innovative cloud vendor? Have you played a key part in a successful digital transf...

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    ALCIDE ADVANCES CLOUD-NATIVE SECURITY FIREWALL PLATFORM

    Nov 21, 2018

    In the era of cloud-native application deployments, with containers, microservices and serverless architectures, traditional firewall technologies are typically a less than ideal solution.Among the vendors that have emerged to tackle the challenge of microservices visibility is Israeli startup Alcid...

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    WHY CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE IS AN INCREASINGLY EXCLUSIVE CLUB – WITH ONLY A FEW HAVING THE CASH TO GET IN

    Nov 21, 2018

    The figures keep going up and up for the hyperscalers – as new data from Synergy Research shows another new record for hyperscale operator capex in Q318.Hyperscaler capex was at more than $26 billion for the most recent quarter, with spending for the first three quarters of 2018 up by 53% when...

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    BIG CLOUD PLAYERS, OTHER HYPERSCALERS SPEND $26B ON CAPEX IN Q3 2018

    Nov 21, 2018

    The capex of hyperscale operators topped $26 billion in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest numbers from Synergy Research Group. This continues a strong year of hyperscale capex spending, which grew 53 percent for the first three quarters of 2018 compared with the same period in 2017....

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    MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 AND AZURE USERS LOCKED OUT OF ACCOUNTS DUE TO MFA ISSUES

    Nov 20, 2018

    Azure and Office 365 users were unable to login to their accounts yesterday due to issues with Microsoft’s multi-factor authentication (MFA) service.From 4.39am on Monday until later that evening users in the UK and Western Europe, as well as pockets around the world, were unable to access the...

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    PORTSHIFT PLATFORM LOOKS TO SECURE APPLICATION IDENTITY IN THE CLOUD

    Nov 20, 2018

    Assigning identity to applications has long been a challenge for organizations, and it's one that startup Portshift is looking to help solve.Portshift officially launched on Nov. 20, backed by Israeli cyber-security accelerator Team8 and $5.3 million in seed funding. Portshift's core technol...

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    DIANE GREENE TO STEP DOWN AS GOOGLE CLOUD CEO ANALYSING THE PAST THREE YEARS – AND THE FUTURE

    Nov 19, 2018

    Analysis Diane Greene is to step down as Google Cloud’s CEO after three years, the company has announced – with former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian to take over the reins.Kurian, whose more than 20-year stint at Oracle culminated in leading product development, resigned from the Redwoo...

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    WHAT DEVOPS TEAMS SHOULD TRACK ON BLACK FRIDAY/CYBER MONDAY

    Nov 19, 2018

    Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) have been integral in managing traffic and helping organizations avoid outages. In fact, they’ve been around for decades as legacy hardware solutions, but now new software-based ADCs are being developed that are making the ADC even more adept at preventi...

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    DIANE GREENE TO STEP DOWN AS GOOGLE CLOUD CEO ANALYSING THE PAST THREE YEARS – AND THE FUTURE

    Nov 19, 2018

    Analysis Diane Greene is to step down as Google Cloud’s CEO after three years, the company has announced – with former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian to take over the reins.Kurian, whose more than 20-year stint at Oracle culminated in leading product development, resigned from the Redwoo...

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    PURE STORAGE STAKES A LEADERSHIP POSITION IN HYBRID CLOUD STORAGE WITH AWS

    Nov 19, 2018

    Until today, deploying storage into the cloud required compromise.Cloud computing, public and private, is now a critical part of the infrastructure of nearly every IT architecture, no matter the size. There has been an explosion of innovation focused on providing IT the tools required to seamless mi...

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    ENTERPRISES LOVE THE HYBRID CLOUD – BUT IT’S ALL ABOUT GETTING THE APP MANAGEMENT RIGHT

    Nov 16, 2018

    Hybrid cloud is the ideal IT model for the majority of organisations – yet comparatively few have it in place today.

    That was the key finding from a new report by hyperconverged infrastructure firm Nutanix. The study, the firm’s first Enterprise Cloud Index, polled 2,300 r...

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    CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING EXCEEDS ON-PREMISE FOR THE FIRST TIME

    Nov 16, 2018

    Businesses are spending more money on cloud infrastructure compared to legacy, on-premise environments for the first time, according to the Cloud Industry Forum.The CIF’s study, conducted by Vanson Bourne revealed that firms are more open to multi-cloud environments, with three-quarters of fir...

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    MANAGING MULTI-CLOUD NAVIGATING YOUR MULTI-CLOUD TAGGING STRATEGY

    Nov 15, 2018

    Many companies are embracing multi-cloud strategies, and it’s easy to understand why. The cloud enables greater flexibility, accessibility and overall resilience. The bigger the organization, the more likely these assets are spread across public and private clouds. But managing these resources...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING FOR LAWYERS CHOOSING THE RIGHT PLATFORM FOR YOUR FIRM’S DATA

    Nov 15, 2018

    Like most businesses and professions, law firms and attorneys are consistently evaluating the pros and cons of the many IT solutions available to them.  Those solutions may solve challenges and, in some instances, are required to remain competitive through the enhanced workload and case managem...

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    CISCO DEFIES MARKET SHIFT TO CLOUD WITH RISING HARDWARE SALES

    Nov 15, 2018

    Cisco has said increased demand for its router hardware as well as a surging software business has led to an unexpected jump in year over year revenue and profits, according to a earnings report released on Wednesday. Demand for its hardware had been declining as customers frequently turned towards ...

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    NETSKOPE SECURES $168M SERIES F FUNDING TO FURTHER ACCELERATE ENTERPRISE CLOUD SECURITY

    Nov 14, 2018

    Cloud access security broker (CASB) Netskope has announced the close of a series F funding round of $168.7 million (£130.5m) to ‘further cement [its] position as the leader in accelerating security transformation throughout the enterprise’, in the company’s words.The funding ...

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    GET OFF OF YOUR CLOUD AWS CEO CLAIMS MOVE AWAY FROM ORACLE IS IMMINENT

    Nov 13, 2018

    The Oracle and Amazon mud-slinging shows no signs of slowing down. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has claimed its consumer businesses are now fully off Oracle’s data warehouse, with the vast majority of critical system databases running on its own solution by the end of the year.The source comes ri...

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    CONSENSUS NEEDED ON CLOUD SECURITY

    Nov 12, 2018

    If banks had been hesitant to move their data and processes to the cloud, recent regulatory requirements have certainly provided a final nudge in that direction. The revised market risk regulation finalised by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision at the start of 2016 – the Fundamental Re...

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    LINUX FOUNDATION LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE CEPH STORAGE GROUP

    Nov 12, 2018

    Open source storage gets a boost today as the Linux Foundation launches the Ceph Foundation with more than 30 members including China Mobile, DigitalOcean, Intel, OVH, and Red Hat.The Ceph project is a unified distributed storage system providing applications with object, block, and file system inte...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD LAUNCHES AI HUB TO SIMPLIFY MACHINE LEARNING DEPLOYMENT

    Nov 08, 2018

    Google Cloud is launching two new tools to help customers design, launch and keep track of their machine learning algorithms.Following on from the release of its pre-packaged machine learning use cases under the AutoML brand in January, these two new products - one proprietary and one open source - ...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING IS THE NEED OF THE HOUR

    Nov 02, 2018

    In today’s Industry 4.0 ambience, manufacturers are making use of automation and industrial IoT on a daily basis and the concept of “cloud computing” is no longer an option but a necessity to keep things rolling in an industry set-up. A report by the American Enterprise Institute o...

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    ANALYTICS, CLOUD, MOBILE AND SECURITY REMAIN THE TOP TECH PRIORITIES

    Nov 01, 2018

    These areas are also key to spurring digital transformation efforts, the report said. While artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain have the potential to transform how business is run, many of these initiatives that are centered around next-generation technologies are ...

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    CORPORATE DATA AT GREATER RISK IN THE CLOUD THAN THOUGHT, REPORT WARNS

    Nov 01, 2018

    Organisations are putting too much faith in cloud service providers' ability to keep data secure without applying their own controls, researchers claim.Companies sustain on average 14 misconfigured infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) instances at any given time, leading to 2,269 misconfiguration ...

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    CEOS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE CLOUD SKILLS GAP BUT DOING LITTLE TO REMEDY IT – SO PLOUGH YOUR OWN FURROW

    Nov 01, 2018

    The majority of top brass at UK organisations say they concerned about the digital skills divide – yet only a small percentage are willing to invest in digital skills training for existing staff. That’s the key finding from a report by cloudy software firm Domo. The study, titled ‘...

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    MICROSOFT CHANNEL CHIEF SCHUSTER ON WHY MULTI-CLOUD PARTNERS ARE 'DOUBLING DOWN' ON AZURE

    Oct 31, 2018

    Microsoft is attracting thousands of new partners into its partner network every month—many of them lured by the fast-growing Azure cloud platform—while solution providers that work with competitors such as Amazon Web Services are doing "more and more" with Azure, Microsoft Cha...

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    WHY IT’S TIME TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST CYBER RISK TO CLOUD COMPUTING AND VIRTUAL MACHINE

    Oct 31, 2018

    Cloud computing is now a primary driver of the world’s digital economy. Governments, large corporations and small businesses are increasingly implementing cloud-based infrastructures and solutions to store their sensitive data and manage their operations.While the cloud offers lower costs, sca...

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    MICROSOFT FUTURE DECODED THE THREE FORCES DRIVING THE AI REVOLUTION

    Oct 31, 2018

    The theme for this year's Microsoft Future Decoded is AI, and specifically, how it can transform your business faster than any technology before it.But artificial intelligence is not new; It's been around since Alan Turing was cracking codes in World War II. So, what is actually accelerating...

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    IBM AND RED HAT APPEARS A MATCH MADE IN CONTAINER HEAVEN – BUT IS THERE MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE?

    Oct 30, 2018

    Analysis What about Big Blue Hat? Or how about Big Purple? Any offers for ‘in the pink?’ The proposed coming together of IBM and Red Hat, costing the former $34 billion in total enterprise value, is the stuff of dreams for caption writers. But what does it mean for the cloud industry and...

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    MTN CONSULTING NAMES AWS’ INFRASTRUCTURE VENDORS

    Oct 30, 2018

    Amazon has been manufacturing a wide range of network equipment over the past three years to support the needs of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud business, according to new research from MTN Consulting.The consulting firm says AWS manufactures a range of equipment from routers, chips, network in...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD LAUNCHES A GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN SERVICE

    Oct 29, 2018

    The cloud computing part of China’s largest online retailer Alibaba has announced that they have expanded their blockchain as a service (BaaS) beyond their domestic borders.Alibaba’s statement disclosed that BaaS would be offered to major global markets including South East Asia, The U.S...

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    PUBLIC INPUT ON ‘CLOUD SMART’ POLICY STARTS WITH A BASIC QUESTION WHAT IS CLOUD?

    Oct 29, 2018

    As the administration looks to finalize an updated governmentwide cloud computing strategy, public input has honed in on what seems like the most basic of questions: How should “cloud” be defined?
    The Office of Management and Budget released the draft “Cloud Smart” pol...

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    AWS HITS $6.7BN IN QUARTERLY REVENUE – AS THE BIGGEST CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE PLAYERS GET EVEN BIGGER

    Oct 26, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) hit almost $6.7 billion (£5.2bn) in revenues for its most recent quarter – up almost 10% from the previous quarter and marking a 45% jump from this time last year. Despite Amazon’s overall figures being a slight disappointment for investors and analysts &n...

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    ORACLE UNVEILS NEXT GENERATION CLOUD VISION AT OPENWORLD – AUTONOMOUS AND REARCHITECTED

    Oct 24, 2018

    A semi-autonomous database is like a semi-self-driving car,” Oracle co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison told attendees at the company’s OpenWorld event. “You get in, you drive, and you die.”Why the comparison? Ellison was responding to an article he read – provenance not k...

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    ORACLE BRINGS AMD EPYC CHIPS TO THE CLOUD

    Oct 24, 2018

    Advanced Micro Devices’ continued re-entry into the server market behind the strength of its Epyc chips launched last year got another boost this week when Oracle officials said they were introducing Epyc-based instances in the company’s Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The tech vendors anno...

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    EXPLORING THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF HYPERCONVERGED AND SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE

    Oct 23, 2018

    The verdict on software-defined, hyperconverged and cloud storage from DataCore is in: while hyperconverged is making inroads organisations are struggling, while software-defined storage is seeing a greater number of use cases.This analysis may not come as a huge surprise given DataCore’s prim...

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    ORACLE BUYS DATAFOX, PLEDGES TO EMBED AI INTO EVERYTHING

    Oct 23, 2018

    Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, in his annual Oracle OpenWorld predictions, today said by 2025 all cloud apps will include artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain. “This nonsense about these are separate solutions — that’s not how the market is going to end,” he said during his ...

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    ORACLE EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN LARRY ELLISON SLAMS AMAZON OVER CLOUD SECURITY

    Oct 22, 2018

    Oracle executive chairman Larry Ellison is going after Amazon and its cloud computing arm, once again.During the database giant’s annual user conference in San Francisco Monday, the Oracle co-founder spent much of his keynote criticizing Amazon over perceived failings. It marks another instanc...

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    ORACLE CURATES CNCF PROJECTS

    Oct 22, 2018

    Oracle tightened its embrace of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), announcing a curated set of open source software plucked from CNCF’s menu of projects. The CNCF projects are part of what Oracle is calling its Linux Cloud Native Environment. The move comes a year after the vendor j...

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    NEXT BIG THING IN CLOUD COMPUTING PUTS AMAZON AND ITS PEERS ON THE EDGE

    Oct 20, 2018

    Hangar Technology wants to shake up the drone market by getting rid of human pilots. But the bigger story might be how the startup uses the next big thing in cloud computing, called edge computing. Edge computing deploys data processing, storage and networking close to sensors and where other data o...

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    HOW FACEBOOK IS USING WAR ROOM TO FIGHT ELECTION INTERFERENCE

    Oct 19, 2018

    Facebook announced Oct. 18 that the company has set up a war room at its offices in Menlo Park, Calif., to monitor efforts to interfere with national elections in the United States and Brazil. According to the announcement, the war room is staffed by more than two dozen experts from throughout the c...

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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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    NEWS TEST 101

    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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    NEW MALWARE STRAIN CAN EVADE AND UNINSTALL CLOUD SECURITY SOFTWARE, RESEARCHERS WARN

    Jan 18, 2018

    The good news: your organisation has finally gotten around to installing some top of the range cloud security tools. The bad news: malware has been developed which can evade detection from them. The nefarious discovery from threat actor Rocke was made by Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, with the security...

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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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    WHY EFFICIENT MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT AND DEVOPS REQUIRES TRANSPARENCY

    Jan 03, 2018

    As multi-clouds become the norm, finding and addressing wasteful cloud resources jump to the top of the list of IT concerns. Keeping cloud management simple, timely, and accurate requires a view into your application usage that is clear and comprehensive.Hybrid clouds give organisations the ability ...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING AND CREATIVITY: LINKEDIN'S TOP SKILLS FOR 2019

    Jan 03, 2018

    Cloud computing skills are the top skill set employers want for 2019, according to LinkedIn data.Skills in artificial intelligence and analytical reasoning secured the second and third spot, respectively, for most desired skills.People management, user experience and mobile application development w...

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    CLOUD-NATIVE NETWORKING CORE MARKET SEEING GROWTH

    Jan 02, 2018

    According to Dell’Oro Group, revenues for the cloud-native IMS VoLTE core will accelerate in 2019 to more than 60% growth and cloud-native evolved packet core (EPC) revenues reached new heights in 3Q 2018 with a 145% year over year growth rate.“Moving to the cloud with cloud-native softw...

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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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