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Deployment Models, Public Cloud

IBM/Wasabi Cloud Storage Adopted by the Boston Red Sox

April 11, 2023

Via: eWeek

Public cloud computing is arguably one of the most transformative business technologies of the past decade. However, hyperscale public cloud platforms are seldom sufficient for supporting all computing needs for enterprises and other large organizations. Plus, using such services can […]


Cloud Security

This dangerous new malware wants to target your cloud systems

March 31, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Researchers from SentinelLabs have uncovered a new toolkit cybercriminals are using to breach email and web hosting(opens in new tab) services. The malware toolkit, called “AlienFox”, is being described as “highly modular” and getting regular updates. Most of the tools […]


Cloud Security

What Happened in That Cyberattack? With Some Cloud Services, You May Never Know

March 2, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Major cloud platforms, such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP), fail to adequately log the event data that could facilitate the detection of compromises and the forensic analysis during post-compromise response, according to an analysis. Cloud security firm Mitiga stated in […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The best way to pursue cloud sustainability

December 16, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Sustainability and cloud computing go hand in hand. Cloud computing’s ability to share resources naturally leads to more efficient use of those resources. This sharing model gives cloud computing its ability to provide sustainability in the wide, but we must […]


Global Cloud

DataRobot vs. H2O.ai: Top AI Cloud Platforms

November 29, 2022

Via: eWeek

DataRobot and H2O.ai are two popular AI cloud platforms. But which solution is best for your business? First, some background. AI cloud platforms provide artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities that are packaged to simplify the process of […]


Global Cloud

Cloud or on-prem? Companies flip-flop on workload decisions

November 10, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Data may be the substance fueling the latest gold rush, but it’s far more ephemeral — and harder to protect — than your average precious metal. Most companies take measures to protect against breaches and plan for rapid recovery. But […]


Global Cloud

This would be a good time to test your cloud ROI

November 1, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Enterprises have been moving steadily to the cloud for years, often paying for multiple cloud platforms — and the COVID-19 pandemic greatly accelerated that trend, as businesses closed offices and outsourced their on-prem operations. Now, as the pandemic seemingly winds […]


Global Cloud

Use site reliability engineering to address cloud instability

October 5, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Cloud platforms, as a remotely managed service, come with a service-level agreement (SLA) that guarantees an uptime percentage or your money back. These SLAs, and the shifting of responsibility of infrastructure maintenance from your organisation or colocation provider to the […]


Global Cloud

6 top managed cloud services providers—and how to choose

September 2, 2022

Via: CIO

A managed cloud services provider (MCSP) partially or totally manages the cloud platforms of their customers, including the migration, maintenance, and optimization of those platforms. Cloud environments include public, private, and hybrid clouds, each of which requires that providers have […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Sensitive data in the cloud gets new automated remediation tool from BigID

August 10, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Data intelligence company BigID announced this week at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas that it has rolled out new features for its privacy and data protection platform, allowing users to programmatically restrict access to sensitive cloud-based information when […]


Global Cloud

Forrester: European cloud adoption accelerates

July 22, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Research from analyst Forrester has found that over half (56%) of IT decision makers responsible for IT infrastructure have made modernisation a top priority. The analyst also reported that 87% of European enterprises are using multiple public cloud platforms. These […]


Cloud Security

Security hampers enterprise cloud adoption: report

February 23, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Organizations have raised security concerns when they expand the number of cloud deployments. The reliance on a multicloud environment, using some combination of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers, including Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, complicates the […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud Native Winners and Losers

February 1, 2022

Via: eWeek

Just a quick refresher: cloud native means we leverage services and systems found only on a specific cloud provider. When developers and architects refer to “cloud native,” they are typically referring to specific cloud services that won’t be found on […]


Global Cloud

Nasdaq’s Shift to Cloud Commits to New Jersey, Avoiding Big Trader Hassle

December 15, 2021

Via: Data Center Knowledge

In modern trading, where billionths of a second matter, knowing where exchanges stash their computers is crucial. So when Nasdaq Inc. recently decided to start shifting its North American markets to the cloud, that raised the possibility traders would have […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Be Cloud-First, or be Left Behind

November 2, 2021

Via: CompareTheCloud

Cloud platforms from providers, such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft, have proven to deliver a level of security, resilience, raw compute power and expertise that no one but the largest enterprises could hope to build. Even if they could, the […]


Cloud Security, Global Cloud

Cloud Security Fundamentals: 3 Steps to Build Your Strategy

February 8, 2021

Via: CSO Online

There are many reasons why enterprises are using cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to facilitate web applications. Outsourcing to the cloud adds scalability, efficiency, and reliability, while also reducing workloads […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Service Models

Running a Hybrid Cloud Practice Means “Cloud-Everywhere”

January 5, 2021

Via: CIO

As someone responsible for running a global consulting practice, other than running the business, there are two drivers: Is “cloud everywhere” real or hype for customers? What is the nature of cloud services that are sourced on-premises? The principle of […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

5 challenges every multicloud strategy must address

December 14, 2020

Via: CIO

Companies have been moving data, applications, and development work to the cloud in greater numbers for the past several years — a trend that has seen a significant boost since the coronavirus pandemic triggered a rise in remote work and […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Developing a multicloud security strategy

November 10, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations were operating in a multicloud environment. Indeed, eighty percent of 150 Federal IT decision makers surveyed by MeriTalk in 2019 said their agency already uses multiple cloud platforms. In the post COVID-19 era, […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Establish a Multi-Cloud Enterprise

April 20, 2020

Via: CIO

A multi-cloud strategy is not only growing in popularity, but it’s also fast becoming the standard for modern enterprise architecture. Just as organizations realize they need both the private cloud and the public cloud for different types of data and […]