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Category: Public Cloud


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 […]


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Toad Data Studio manages SQL, NoSQL, and cloud databases

January 18, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Systems management and security software provider Quest Software is shipping Toad Data Studio, a platform for streamlining database management in heterogeneous relational and NoSQL database environments. Announced January 17, Toad Data Studio allows users to manage nearly any database platform […]


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Radically simplify and expand Zero Trust to cloud workload

December 21, 2023

Via: CIO

For many organizations, regardless of size or industry, the public cloud has become an essential resource for critical operations. One reason is that public cloud has proven to be 40x more cost-effective. 1 Moreover, the public cloud is easy to […]


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Public cloud service revenue jumps 19%, with Microsoft leading overall: IDC

December 12, 2023

Via: Computerworld

Revenue for public cloud services for companies such as Microsoft, AWS, and Google increased 19% year over year in the first half of 2023 on the back of the increased adoption of AI and organizations’ persistent interest in moving more […]


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Why you must extend Zero Trust to public cloud workloads

November 8, 2023

Via: CIO

Today, many organizations are embracing the power of the public cloud by shifting their workloads to them. A recent study shows that 98% of IT leaders have adopted a public cloud infrastructure. Additionally, 58% of these organizations use between two […]


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The impact of public cloud price hikes

November 7, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

The growth and success of cloud computing are undeniable. Also undeniable are concerns about increasing prices that have surfaced with this growth, especially as generative AI and associated development are on everyone’s to-do list. Price hikes are inevitable. Those that […]


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Infrastructure teams need multi-cloud networking and security guardrails

October 25, 2023

Via: Network World

Public cloud migration long ago wrested control over digital infrastructure from network and security teams, but now is the time for those groups to retake the initiative. Cloud operations and DevOps groups will never cede ground, but they will welcome […]


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Google Cloud fails to cash in on generative AI

October 25, 2023

Via: Computerworld

The explosive growth in the demand for generative AI has been a big revenue driver for public clouds. However, while some cloud players are reaping the benefits of user demand, Google Cloud seems to be failing to cash in on […]


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Generative AI and migrations to the public cloud

October 13, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

I’m beginning to see articles about how generative AI technology can assist in cloud migration. We’ve already covered generative AI’s role in cloud architecture; this is really about better automating the migration of applications from enterprise data centers to public […]


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Ofcom cloud report: What interventions could the CMA take against AWS and Microsoft?

October 6, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

Ofcom’s year-long probe into the inner workings of the UK public cloud infrastructure market has concluded with an instruction from the communications regulator for the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to investigate the sector further. Ofcom’s work uncovered three types […]


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Threat Hunting in the Public Cloud: A Practical Guide

September 28, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Threat hunting is a proactive cybersecurity process where specialists, known as threat hunters, search through networks and datasets to identify threats that existing automated security solutions may have missed. It’s about thinking like the attacker, anticipating their moves and countering […]


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Scottish government readies cloud platform to aid public sector take-up of AWS and Microsoft Azure

August 31, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

The Scottish Government Digital Directorate is launching its Cloud Platform Service (CPS), which aims to make it easier for the public sector to procure Amazon and Microsoft public cloud services. Details about the CPS began emerging late last year with […]


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Applications running like clunkers in the cloud? 3 options to consider

June 30, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

If your applications running on public clouds are not meeting expectations, you’re not alone. These are typically applications that were lifted and shifted to the cloud with little or no modernization or refactoring. This means they are not leveraging cloud-native […]


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Microsoft slammed for hitting European cloud users with ‘unfair, additional’ charges

June 23, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

European enterprises and public sector organisations are spending billions of pounds extra each year for the privilege of running software they own in the Microsoft Azure public cloud, suggests research published by non-profit Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe (CISPE). […]


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Cloud computing is no longer a slam dunk

June 23, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

The Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index (PPI) reported a 3.9% month-over-month decline in the cost of host computers and servers. Cloud services saw prices increase by 2.3%. This happened after the third quarter of 2022. The overall PPI […]


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Disaster recovery in the cloud

May 30, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

It’s late on a Friday. You get a call from your CIO that data has been removed from XYZ public cloud server, and they need it back ASAP. It gets worse. First, there is no current backup copy of the […]


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Why It’s Time to Bring Your Public Clouds Down to Earth

May 24, 2023

Via: CIO

Like most IT leaders today, you find yourself grappling with a paradox. Your IT estate has the potential to afford developer teams more flexibility and agility to place workloads across on-premises systems, public and private clouds, colocation facilities and edge […]


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Oracle first to open a cloud region in Serbia

May 15, 2023

Via: CIO

Public cloud services provider Oracle on Monday said it will launch a new cloud region in Serbia, which will make it the first among rivals including Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google and IBM, to offer a hyperscale data center […]


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Global cloud spending expected to jump 21.7% as IaaS leads the way

April 19, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Global end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 21.7% to total $597.3 billion in 2023, up from $491 billion in 2022, according to analyst firm Gartner. While all segments of the cloud market are expected to see […]


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IBM/Wasabi Cloud Storage Adopted by the Boston Red Sox

April 11, 2023

Via: eWeek

Public cloud computing is arguably one of the most transformative business technologies of the past decade. However, hyperscale public cloud platforms are seldom sufficient for supporting all computing needs for enterprises and other large organizations. Plus, using such services can […]