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Category: Public Cloud


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The 3 reasons CIOs have become cloud-first

September 11, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

CIOs are increasingly assured that a cloud-first strategy is the way to go. Analyst firm Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Call me surprised: Google takes a step in the “public cloud vendors offering private” race

August 1, 2018

Via: The Diversity Blog

If you had asked me, a year or so ago, which of the three largest public cloud vendors was most likely to offer a compelling hybrid cloud offering, I would have said Microsoft without a doubt. After all, AWS is […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

IBM launches new data centers worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds

June 11, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

CIOs and data center managers who run large hybrid clouds worldwide have a good chance of hearing IBM knock on their doors in the next few months. That’s because IBM is expanding its global data center footprint, opening 18 new […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud Data Egress: How to Reduce Azure and AWS Storage Costs

June 11, 2018

Via: Nasuni

Public cloud providers charge every time you move data from their cloud storage to your on-premises storage. These cloud data egress fees can add up. If you’re just starting out with cloud storage, you won’t feel the sting of egress […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Scalr’s Enhanced Cloud Cost Management Platform Ready For More Solution Provider Partners

June 6, 2018

Via: CRN

In a multi-cloud world, cloud cost management can be a white whale for many enterprises and solution providers managing cloud environments. Scalr, a cloud management company, wants to ease the burden for partners and end customers. Scalr, based in San […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Aparavi Unveils Data Archival Platform Working Across Cloud Providers, Hybrid IT Environments

May 15, 2018

Via: CRN

Cloud newcomer Aparavi is giving business customers greater mobility between their disparate cloud vendors and premises-based environments. Now, Aparavi is supporting more cloud platforms and is rolling out more features for the archival of unstructured data. The channel-friendly startup on […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

April 10, 2018

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do with economics as technology. Growth in the number of applications and the volume of data that must be managed have made datacenters a major item of corporate expense. Figuring out the […]


Deployment Models, Platform as a service (PaaS), Private Cloud, Public Cloud, Service Models

Cisco says almost all workloads will be cloud based within 3 years

February 7, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

In its latest Cisco Global Cloud Index (2016-2021), the networking giant predicts that by 2021, 94 percent of all workloads will run in some form of cloud environment and that dedicated servers will be a distinct minority. That 94 percent […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Don’t worry about selecting the ‘wrong’ public cloud

February 2, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

When I speak in public about cloud architecture, I’m often asked a question with no right answer: “Which public cloud should we use?” Not knowing much about what “we” is, there is no right answer. While I can list the […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

IT budgets remain tight due to cloud migration

January 31, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

For the third straight year, IT organizations are keeping tight control over their IT budgets, but not because of economic uncertainty. Instead, the hesitancy to spend is because of the transition to the cloud. That’s the findings from IT market […]