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Service Models

Going cloud optional for the deskless workforce

April 22, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Most applications are built to rely on the cloud. However, many organizations are beginning to realize that cloud dependency has drawbacks. The challenges of cloud over-dependency are most apparent in industries such as aviation, quick-service restaurants, e-commerce, and healthcare, where […]


Global Cloud

Chronosphere’s Ian Smith on Cloud Native Observability

January 3, 2024

Via: eWeek

I spoke with Ian Smith, Field CTO at Chronosphere, about cloud native observability, an emerging tech that’s gaining a lot of attention in the enterprise. Smith spoke in-depth about trends and best practices in observability. An observability solution monitors a […]


Global Cloud

AWS delivers AWS SDK for Rust

November 30, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made its AWS SDK for Rust generally available, for developing and deploying applications on the AWS cloud using the Rust programming language. Announced November 28, the AWS SDK for Rust simplifies the use of AWS […]


Service Models

Revenue Intelligence for SaaS Applications

November 21, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Revenue intelligence is a data-driven approach that companies use to understand and optimize their revenue streams. It leverages technology and advanced analytics to gain insights into customer behavior, market trends, and business performance, and uses these insights to inform strategic […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

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 […]


Service Models

Flight to cloud drives IaaS networking adoption

August 1, 2023

Via: Network World

As data, applications, and workloads continue to move to the cloud, demand for IaaS networking is surging. The market for cloud-based IaaS networking will reach $19.4 billion in total global revenues this year, according to IDC, with a compound annual […]


Global Cloud

The ‘AI tax’ on AI-enabled applications in the cloud

March 31, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Back in 2019, I wrote about the “container tax.” In simple terms, this is the additional cost to use containers properly within a cloud-based application. It includes development, operations, and other expenses that containers incur. The goal of leveraging containers […]


Global Cloud

Which cloud workloads are right for repatriation?

January 20, 2023

Via: Info World

Cloud repatriation may be a sensitive and polarizing topic for some, but it really should be just another architectural option. When I say that some workloads should return to the data center, I am not pushing back on cloud computing. […]


Global Cloud

Don’t buy the cloud repatriation claptrap

November 14, 2022

Via: Info World

With the global economy in meltdown, you might think it’s time to hunker down with your private data center, bringing workloads back from the cloud (“repatriation”) to save money. You’ve heard the marketing spiel: Cloud is great but it’s even […]


Service Models

Lessons in learning cloud from the Capital One textbook

October 12, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Eliminating antiquated data centers, accessing vast computational power, optimizing ERM tools and onboarding sleek “as a Service” applications — the tactical benefits of cloud are clear. It’s the strategic potential of modernization, and the ROI, which remain elusive for many […]


Cloud Security

What Is ZTNA and How Will it Affect Your Cloud?

July 12, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

In a zero-trust security model, all user connections are authenticated, and users only receive the access and privileges they need to fulfill their role. This is very different from traditional security solutions like VPN, which offered users full access to […]


Global Cloud

Repatriating data and applications from the cloud

June 10, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

I had to look it up in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Repatriation is “the act or process of restoring or returning someone or something to the country of origin, allegiance, or citizenship; the act of repatriating or the state of being […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Mixing Without Muddle: Perfecting the Hybrid Cloud Cocktail

December 6, 2021

Via: Compare the Cloud

There has been a marked reversal of momentum in many aspects of the technologies we are using. Organisations used to use top-down development practices as the primary rationale for the platforms they adopted and the applications and services they developed. […]


Global Cloud

How a cloud-native maturity model can provide a roadmap for your cloud transformation journey

December 6, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

Interest in cloud-native technologies continues to grow among today’s IT leaders. Many are looking to maximize the value of their existing investments in cloud technologies while realizing all the agility, cost savings and security that the cloud can provide. To […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

What to do when you hit the cloudops wall

September 14, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

You’re a new CIO. It’s 9:00 a.m. on a Wednesday and you’re in an emergency Zoom meeting with IT operations leaders. The faces on the screen are somber, and it’s clear why when they explain the purpose of the meeting. […]


Global Cloud

A foolproof process to move and improve cloud data

December 11, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’m often asked, “How can I relocate data to the cloud, and improve the databases, applications, security, governance, and dataops as the migration occurs?” Everyone is looking for a shortcut or a magical tool that will migrate and automatically improve […]


Global Cloud

Cloud computing: Now even more of your apps are about to make the jump

November 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Cloud computing will account for an even bigger chunk of enterprise tech spending over the next few years, as businesses decide it’s time to migrate even more applications and services. Spending on public cloud services is expected to grow 18.4% […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud migration gets harder

August 25, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The chart below depicts the number of applications migrated over time in blue, and the degree of difficulty of moving those applications in orange. This is a fictional collection of applications; however, the concept that difficulty increases the more you […]


Global Cloud

Digitally Transforming Enterprises Are Switching to Cloud. How About You?

September 26, 2019

Via: CIO

During the last two years, enterprises have significantly boosted their adoption of cloud technologies. A recent IDG study found that 79% of organizations have at least one application or infrastructure component in the cloud, and another 18% plan to deploy […]


Deployment Models, Private Cloud

Find Competitive Advantage through AWS by Partnering With The Experts

June 25, 2019

Via: Cloud Tweaks

So many great business ideas fail at the moment when strategy must turn to execution. Even the best laid plans often come to nothing, drowned under a tidal wave of events that force you to act and make bad decisions […]