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Deployment Models, Others

Complexity snarls multicloud network management

May 23, 2024

Via: Network World

Operational complexity, integration challenges, governance blind spots, and skills gaps are just a few of the issues that can hamper multicloud network management. Gaining firm control over a multicloud network environment can deliver performance, efficiency, and security gains – but […]


Deployment Models, Others

Need GPUs? Take a look at microclouds

May 14, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

As most IT people know, GPUs are in high demand and are critical for running and training generative AI models. The alternative cloud sector, also known as microclouds, is experiencing a significant surge. Businesses such as CoreWeave, Lambda Labs, Voltage […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

IBM’s bets on AI and hybrid cloud pay off

May 6, 2024

Via: Network World

After underperforming the market for most of the past decade, IBM is seeing its strategy of acquiring companies to build a broad, multicloud platform start to pay real dividends. On March 12, IBM stock hit an all-time-high share price of […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

AWS results see public cloud giant tap into surging GenAI demand

May 1, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has seen a rebound in its year-over-year revenue growth rate, which the firm is attributing to enterprises completing their post-pandemic cloud cost optimisation efforts. The company’s first quarter results, which cover the three months to 31 […]


Cloud Clients, Deployment Models, Others

IBM drops $6.4B for HashiCorp and its multicloud automation technology

April 24, 2024

Via: Network World

IBM today said it will buy multicloud infrastructure automation company HashiCorp for $6.4 billion. Once the deal closes, which is expected by the end of 2024, IBM plans to further integrate Hashicorp’s automation technology into its Red Hat, watsonx, data […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Qdrant offers managed vector database for hybrid clouds

April 16, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Open-source database provider Qdrant has made available Qdrant Hybrid Cloud, a dedicated vector database to be offered in a managed hybrid cloud model. Qdrant, the open-source foundation of both Qdrant Cloud and Qdrant Hybrid Cloud, is a vector similarity search […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Alibaba cuts cloud prices in global market play

April 8, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Alibaba faces an uphill battle globally. Mainland China’s largest hyperscaler has a commanding 39% share of its $9.7 billion domestic public cloud market but has struggled to gain traction in other regions, according to John Dinsdale, chief analyst and research […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid makes a comeback as cloud strategies mature

March 25, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Hybrid IT environments were an inherent symptom of initial migrations from on-prem data centers. But as companies push forward with cloud adoption, hybrid has become part of broader optimization strategies. “Enterprise workloads – including their applications and data – often […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Oracle Cloud: A discussion about public cloud, dedicated regions and Alloy

March 21, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Pradeep Vincent is the chief technical architect and senior vice-president of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). His role involves internal engineering of all the services in OCI. At Oracle Cloud World in London earlier this month, Vincent talked about the work […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Why public cloud providers are cutting egress fees

March 15, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Public cloud providers are often loathed for charging data transfer or “egress fees” for removing data from a specific cloud provider. If you move data out of a cloud provider, there’s a cost; for instance, you move inventory data from […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Costs, not security, worry enterprise leaders most as cloud estates multiply

March 12, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Enterprise cost scrutiny tends to follow fast on the heels of spending spikes. In cloud, a migration boom coupled with economic uncertainty drove organizations to clear a path to optimization through a tangle of thorny billing practices and overgrown systems. […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

A better way to manage hybrid or multicloud deployments

March 11, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

With hybrid cloud no longer merely a stop along the way to full-fledged public cloud, tackling management complexity is essential. Cost is among the considerations IT leaders take into account when assessing whether to deploy workloads on the public cloud […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Are the different public clouds really that different?

March 8, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In the rapidly evolving landscape of IaaS cloud computing, public cloud providers are increasingly reaching feature and function parity. This means they are beginning to look alike. Before you keyboard warriors remind me that some obscure feature in the object […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud adds vector support to all its database offerings

February 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Google Cloud on Thursday said it is adding vector support and integrating LangChain with all of its database offerings in an effort to outdo rival cloud service providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Oracle. Cloud service providers […]


Deployment Models, Others

Top Cloud Cost Optimization Strategies for Multi-Cloud Environments

February 22, 2024

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The age-old saying “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” has found a new resonance in today’s cloud landscape. The cloud-centric world is shifting towards flexibility and choice. Businesses are increasingly opting for multi-cloud environments, leveraging the diverse strengths […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Improving performance in hybrid cloud deployments

February 20, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

What we mean by “hybrid cloud” has always needed to be clarified for the cloud industry. Once defined as a private cloud paired with a public cloud, it’s now a catch-all for any system that’s not a public cloud working […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

The rising prominence of hybrid cloud in the Nordics

February 9, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Joen Meier Olsen, senior manager of strategy advisers in EMEA for Apptio, says: “The hybrid cloud conversation in the Nordics focuses more on a cloud-if-it-makes-sense principle, rather than a cloud-first principle. Companies are moving to the public cloud if it […]


Deployment Models, Others

Verizon debuts NaaS cloud management for unified multicloud

February 7, 2024

Via: Network World

Verizon’s newest addition to its network-as-a-service (NaaS) offering is Cloud Management, a new feature that lets users manage applications and networking architecture across multicloud and hybrid layouts. Cloud Management, which the company announced this week, allows businesses to manage public, […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Cisco, Hitachi deliver managed hybrid cloud services

January 31, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco and Hitachi Vantara have unveiled the first fruits of their partnership, signed last year, that aims to bring managed as-a-service offerings to enterprise customers with hybrid cloud environments. The joint offering, Hitachi EverFlex with Cisco Powered Hybrid Cloud, includes […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

IBM leans hard on consulting, governance to drive AI business

January 25, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Hybrid cloud and AI are cornerstones of IBM’s consulting practice. As organizations grapple with the twin challenges of integrating on-prem systems with cloud and implementing AI solutions safely, the technology provider is bundling its expertise with solutions. In addition to […]