Tag: cloud deployments

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 […]

Global Cloud

3 things for your 2024 cloud to-do list

October 31, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

It’s budget time for many enterprises, and the question that I get most this time of year is: What should we work on in 2024 to improve our cloud computing deployments? I came up with my top three, with the […]

Service Models

What happens when finops finds bad cloud architecture?

September 1, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Cloud finops, a practice that combines financial management and cloud operations, is instrumental in optimizing cloud costs and ensuring efficient resource utilization. It is one of the most important emerging trends in cloud computing, and I’ve covered it a great […]

Global Cloud

VMware Cloud gains faster ransomware recovery, expanded management capabilities

August 22, 2023

Via: Network World

VMware announced a raft of improvements to its VMware Cloud platform at this week’s VMware Explore conference in Las Vegas. Previously, VMware’s on-premises private cloud solution, VMware Cloud Foundation, and its public cloud offerings were managed separately. Now, enterprises will […]

Global Cloud

Common Kubernetes Errors and How they Impact Cloud Deployments

January 27, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Kubernetes is an open-source container orchestration system for automating software deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. There are many types of errors that can occur when using Kubernetes. Some common types of errors include: Deployment errors: These are errors […]

Global Cloud

3 primo cloud gigs in 2023

October 28, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

The question I get asked most often besides, “What is cloud computing?” is “What career path should I take in cloud computing?” I get it. Like almost everyone in the world, you know that the cloud job market is on […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

IBM sales jump shows the mainframe is not dead, with hybrid cloud alive and well

October 21, 2022

Via: Computerworld

At a time when most enterprises are planning cloud deployments and many are reportedly sharpening their mainframe exit strategy, IBM is seeing double-digit growth in its big iron business for the quarter ended September. The company, which declared its third […]

Global Cloud

Get used to cloud vendor lock-in

October 14, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

I’ll admit I felt a bit vindicated by this article about “embracing the discomfort” with cloud vendor lock-in. This is a reality I’ve stressed for years as organizations move to single and multicloud deployments. My viewpoint is not the result […]

Global Cloud

Give finops a say over cloud architecture decisions

August 26, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

For years I’ve ranted about the lack of fiscal responsibility around how we pick and leverage cloud technology for enterprise deployments. There are dozens of solutions that solve the same problems using cloud resources, but only one can fully optimize […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Firms struggling with non-person identities in the cloud

May 2, 2022

Via: CSO Online

The explosion of non-human identities in public cloud deployments has decision makers turning to new identity and access management tools to keep their environments secure, according to a new study performed by Forrester Consulting for Sonrai Security and Amazon Web […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The Future of CloudOps: Big Challenges and Possible Solutions

December 15, 2021

Via: eWeek

The most hyped areas of cloud computing include cloud native development, the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, big data, and other areas of cloud deployments that people enjoy discussing when they talk about the future of cloud. In […]

Global Cloud

Is devops becoming a cloud-only sport?

October 8, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Google just released its latest devops report: “Accelerate State of DevOps 2021.” The report found that respondents who use hybrid or multicloud were 1.6 times more likely to exceed their performance targets. These “elite performers,” as summarized in the report, […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Cisco launches Cisco UCS X-Series, tools for multicloud, hybrid cloud deployments

June 2, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Cisco launched the Cisco UCS X-Series, an overhaul of its hyperconverged system designed for hybrid cloud deployments, observability throughout the stack and network intelligence. UCS X-Series was rolled out during Cisco’s Future Cloud event that featured a host of product […]

Global Cloud

How to Improve Organizational Resilience with the Cloud

February 24, 2021

Via: CompareTheCloud

The pandemic is rapidly accelerating enterprise adoption of digital technologies, particularly cloud solutions – projects that are expected to take years are being completed in just weeks or months. One report by Markets and Markets found that the cloud market […]

Global Cloud

Palo Alto Networks announces Prisma for cloud security

May 29, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Palo Alto Networks on Wednesday announced a new, comprehensive cloud security suite called Prisma, designed to consistently govern access, protect data and secure applications. With Prisma, organizations can securely connect office branches and mobile users to the cloud, allow for […]

Global Cloud

The future of cloud interconnects

November 6, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

There are three types of applications; applications that manage the business, applications that run the business and miscellaneous apps. A security breach or performance related issue for an application that runs the business would undoubtedly impact the top-line revenue. For […]

Global Cloud

Steel yourself for the cloud hangover

October 16, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

A poll of 250 IT decision makers across North America conducted by managed services provider Softchoice that polled found preparation for cloud initiatives is on track. 83 percent of those polled said they had assessed existing applications to determine if […]