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Global Cloud

Lightbend Akka platform unifies cloud, edge dev

November 1, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

In its latest rendition, Lightbend’s Akka distributed computing platform features a programming model enabling developers to build a cloud-native application once and have it work across both edge and cloud environments. Called Akka Edge, the model eliminates high latency, large […]


Global Cloud

Snowflake’s Cortex to bring generative AI to its Data Cloud platform

November 1, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Cloud-based data warehouse company Snowflake is adding more large language model capabilities and services related to generative AI, just months after releasing similar services in June. At its annual Snowflake Snowday conference on Wednesday, the company announced Snowflake Cortex, the […]


Global Cloud

SAP brings generative AI to data cloud platform with Google’s help

August 29, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Enterprise software vendors are hustling to infuse generative AI into existing enterprise systems, deploying ready-to-use tools and trainable models on the ERPs, CRMs and data systems their customers already depend on. SAP has aggressively pursued the new technology. In addition […]


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

Snowflake acquires Neeva to add generative AI-based search to Data Cloud

May 24, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Cloud-based data warehouse company Snowflake on Wednesday said that it was acquiring Neeva, a startup based in Mountain View, California, for an undisclosed sum in an effort to add generative AI-based search to its Data Cloud platform. “Snowflake is acquiring […]


Global Cloud

Global cloud growth is slowing at last

May 1, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Despite earlier figures that suggested spending on cloud computing was continuing to grow as businesses were optimizing rather than cutting, but new figures from Synergy Research Group(opens in new tab) suggest that simply isn’t the case. While companies continue to […]


Global Cloud

Cisco simplifies cloud-management licensing

February 28, 2023

Via: Network World

Looking to simplify the way enterprises buy its software, Cisco has streamlined the licensing scheme for its Intersight cloud-operations management platform. The SaaS-delivered Intersight package manages a variety of systems from Kubernetes containers to applications, servers, and hyperconverged environments from […]


Global Cloud

C&S modernizes with wholesale shift to the cloud

January 30, 2023

Via: CIO

Some CIOs approach technology modernization by deciding on a cloud platform, designing a blueprint, and executing it with their own IT staff, C-suite funding, and the hypervisor’s vertical industry experts. Other CIOs hand over most of the project to consulting […]


Global Cloud

Lift-and-shift cloud migrations are dying

November 1, 2022

Via: Info World

According to Pluralsight’s recent State of Cloud report, 75% of IT organizations are building net-new applications and innovations in the cloud. That means 25% of their applications undergo lift-and-shift migration. There’s a debate about the disconnect when it’s time to […]


Cloud Security

Cloud security is the new battle zone

October 11, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Don’t look now. More than 80% of organizations have experienced a security incident on a cloud platform during the past 12 months according to research from Venafi. Most concerning, almost half of those organizations reported at least four incidents during […]


Global Cloud

How to choose a cloud machine learning platform

October 3, 2022

Via: Info World

In order to create effective machine learning and deep learning models, you need copious amounts of data, a way to clean the data and perform feature engineering on it, and a way to train models on your data in a […]


Global Cloud

StarlingX, the cloud for edge computing, gets a major upgrade

September 21, 2022

Via: ZDnet

When Gartner recently looked into its crystal ball, it saw, “By 2025, more than 50% of enterprise-managed data will be created and processed outside the data center or cloud.” So where will it be then? It will be on edge […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

How Walmart abstracts its hybrid cloud for developers

July 7, 2022

Via: Info World

Walmart has recently put the finishing touches on a hybrid cloud platform that aims to allow its software developers to consume a variety of infrastructure types and cloud services through a single console. Via the so-called Walmart Cloud Native Platform, […]


Deployment Models, Private Cloud

The essential guide to iCloud login

May 20, 2022

Via: Computerworld

The iCloud login process provides plenty of value without requiring a great deal of thought. Here’s what do need to know about iCloud login and how to get the most from it. What is iCloud login? First, a swift recap […]


Deployment Models, Others

What Can Multi-Tenant Cloud Do for Your Business in 2022?

May 16, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Multi-tenant clouds are becoming more popular than ever because they’re incredibly cost effective and easy to set up. If you’re considering switching your business over to a multi-tenant cloud platform, this article is for you. WHAT CAN MULTI-TENANT CLOUD DO […]


Global Cloud

The Ultimate Guide to Effective Cloud Migration Monitoring

April 25, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The global pandemic witnessed the digital transformation of businesses in the cloud. Today, even as the world resumes to normal, the end-to-end innovation in business strategies has kept the momentum going as the demand for a self-servicing cloud platform continues. […]


Global Cloud

Woolworths completes SAP cloud migration to Microsoft Azure

April 18, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Woolworths has completed its migration to Microsoft Azure in just under two years since the grocery giant first announced its plans to do so. Under the eight-month project, Microsoft assisted Woolworths with migrating its SAP mission-critical applications and platforms, including […]


Service Models

The lowdown on low code and no code in the cloud

February 22, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

If I get one question lately, it’s about using low-code and no-code platforms as part of a cloud solution, typically for fast application development. Here’s my attempt to put this into perspective for everyone out there building cloud solutions or […]


Global Cloud

Why businesses require fluid cloud strategies

February 11, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Picture this: you’re the CIO of an enterprise. Five years ago, you chose one cloud platform and migrated all your tools, applications, and technology capabilities. Today, everything is still operating as planned – with your technology smoothly integrated and maximized […]


Global Cloud

Top 10 cloud storage, DR and datacentre storage stories of 2021

December 21, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 stories on cloud storage, disaster recovery and the pandemic in 2021. Theses are apparently disparate areas, but very much connected. The rise of the cloud has seen it emerge as a key site for […]