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Editorial

Building a Cloud-First Culture in Your Organization

January 31, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Adopting cloud computing is no longer just an option, but a critical element for staying relevant and competitive in today’s fast-paced business environment. Cloud computing holds a bucket load of benefits, with scalability, flexibility, and efficiency being some of the […]


Global Cloud

“Cloud adoption momentum in the GCC will gain further impetus in 2024”

December 18, 2023

Via: CIO

This year, GenAI and Large Language Models, such as ChatGPT, are positioned as vectors of change. Developing generative AI implementation strategies will be imperative for technology leaders, prioritizing key areas such as business model building, internal operational improvements, risk mitigation, […]


Global Cloud

Forecasting Cloud Trends in 2024

December 13, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The past few years have rapidly accelerated cloud adoption and impacted the overall IT landscape. Wider cloud adoption has enabled more enterprises to take advantage of the cloud’s myriad benefits, but companies are still in the process of streamlining their […]


Global Cloud

FinOps is the discipline enterprises need to optimize cloud spending

October 16, 2023

Via: CIO

Signing up for cloud services is easy. But getting control of cloud spending can be a persistent challenge for an enterprise focused on making the most of its technology investment. Gartner predicted worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services would […]


Global Cloud

AI hasn’t yet enhanced software development processes: Google Cloud

October 6, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

As generative AI tool proliferation and iteration mounts in cloud, coding assistants have emerged as one of the more promising use cases. Google Cloud has its Codey API suite in Vertex AI. Microsoft deployed GitHub Copilot for Business on Azure. […]


Global Cloud

The digital divide, rural businesses, and cloud computing

August 22, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Yet another study tells us what most of us already know: Access to cloud services is a business necessity now. However, for cloud resources, you need high-speed internet access, and many businesses still need help with that. Actually, this new […]


Global Cloud

SAP raises on-prem support costs again to drive cloud adoption

July 27, 2023

Via: CIO

First came the carrot of lower costs in the cloud with the bundled Rise with SAP offering. Now here comes the stick. SAP said Thursday it will raise the cost of support for users of its on-premises software for the […]


Service Models

Enhancing cloud infrastructure security via infrastructure as code

June 28, 2023

Via: CSO Online

As more and more companies move to digitize their operations, cloud adoption is growing in kind. According to one Microsoft survey, 86% of businesses plan to increase their investment in hybrid or multi-cloud technology and 95% believe it is critical […]


Global Cloud

Enabling a sovereign cloud using a multicloud foundation: Technology executive considerations

June 20, 2023

Via: CIO

The adoption of multiple clouds by European business and public agencies continues to increase due to the need for competitive differentiation and growth through speed, quality, and the delivery of great customer experiences. To achieve these goals, IT and business […]


Global Cloud

Snowflake launches public sector data cloud

June 7, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Different industries pose distinct challenges to cloud adoption. In the public sector, security and regulatory compliance represent a major hurdle. As in healthcare, insurance and financial services, rigid rules constrain access to sensitive data across government agencies and educational institutions. […]


Deployment Models, Others

If your cloud mix isn’t working, tweak the recipe

May 15, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Widespread adoption of cloud-based collaboration platforms often leads to a “multicloud by default” approach without a clear strategy to support workload needs. Sound familiar? Today many organizations are reexamining their cloud usage and, importantly, the costs associated with it. Nearly […]


Global Cloud

Google Cloud launches consulting unit to ease enterprise cloud adoption, expansion

April 19, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

While Bard battles ChatGPT for generative AI dominance, Google remains locked in competition for public cloud market share with rivals AWS and Microsoft Azure. The three big cloud providers own two-thirds of the global cloud market, but Google is the […]


Cloud Clients

The golden path to cloud success

April 14, 2023

Via: CIO

As IT organizations attempt wide-scale cloud adoption, the importance of common best practices across applications and products is growing, sparking an exciting new conversation about platform teams and related disciplines like platform engineering. The problem statement driving the investment in […]


Global Cloud

Healthcare and finance are at serious risk with their cloud adoption

March 13, 2023

Via: TechRadar

New research shows a surge in cloud adoption, and while there are obvious benefits, some industries are more at risk than others. A survey(opens in new tab) of 1,800 global respondents carried out by Blancco found evidence of “extensive” cloud […]


Global Cloud

Breaking Barriers with the Cloud: How Computing is Unlocking New Business Horizons

March 7, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The ever-increasing rate of global cloud adoption is enough to predict that cloud computing will soon become the need of the hour. Whether we talk about the finance industry, retail, or healthcare, everyone is leveraging the cloud to deliver the […]


Global Cloud

Transforming IT for cloud success

March 6, 2023

Via: CIO

As CIO Neil Holden moved his company, Halfords Group, further into the cloud, he sought to do more than simply “lift-and-shift” IT operations. Rather, Holden — like most CIOs — wanted his increasing use of cloud to enable and shape […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud skills gap raises cyber concerns for banks

March 6, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

As banks target core systems for cloud migration, difficulty sourcing cloud talent is a major risk factor, Accenture’s annual banking cloud report found. Banks perceive core migration as high-risk for several reasons, the report said, including “a lack of staff […]


Global Cloud

Unifying Multi-Cloud Operations to Tackle Complexity and Control Cost

February 9, 2023

Via: CIO

Over the last decade, many organizations have turned to cloud technologies on their journey to become a digital business. The advantages of multi-cloud are well-documented: efficiency, flexibility, speed, agility, and more. Yet without consistent, comprehensive management across all clouds – […]


Cloud Clients

US government weighs in on cloud adoption in banking

February 9, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Burdened by basements packed with legacy systems and risk averse top-floor executives, banks were initially slow to the cloud. The benefits of migration, demand for digital services and the emergence of industry-specific cloud solutions helped break down resistance, and federal […]


Global Cloud

Most companies claim they aren’t seeing any benefits from using cloud

February 2, 2023

Via: TechRadar

A recent PwC report(opens in new tab) has found that many businesses are still struggling to get to grips with the cloud despite adoption being reasonably high. The company’s latest Cloud Business Survey found that almost eight in 10 (78%) […]