Tag: cloud resources

Cloud Security

How finops can make the cloud more secure

January 12, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Cloud finops is the discipline of accounting for and optimizing cloud computing spending. It’s a reaction to years of undisciplined cloud spending or a way to bring order back to using cloud resources. Overall, it is a step in the […]

Deployment Models, Others

Amazing federated multicloud apps

May 26, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

These days I hear a lot about the goal to run federated applications across cloud providers. We want to build these multicloud applications for many reasons, including: To optimize the underlying cloud resources for the application components. For instance, a […]

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 […]

Global Cloud

How to Maximize Your Organization’s Cloud Budget

April 11, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

Cloud services are an integral part of IT and business life. So, too, are concerns about spending too much on cloud operations. It’s easy to overspend on the cloud, says Elizabeth Ebert, CIO advisory partner at IT and management consulting […]


The Main Benefits of Private Cloud Solutions

January 22, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Regardless of the type or size of your business, you are most probably managing a lot of data and applications. Recently, private cloud solutions have been gaining popularity because of the distinct benefits offered when compared to the public cloud. […]

Cloud Security

Why the Worst Cloud Security Predictions Might Not Come True

June 3, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

We’ve all heard dire predictions about the future of cybersecurity trends, especially cloud security. Internet of things (IoT) environments will expand the attack surface beyond control and encourage breaches. Hybrid offices will always pose a greater risk as cyber criminals […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Moving cloud resources to an ‘edge cloud center’ near you

April 13, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Points of presence, simply put, are physical, public cloud data centers located all over the world, providing access and public cloud hosting services. We’ve seen these pop up on our cloud dashboards as we select regions to host public cloud […]

Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Hybrid Cloud

Red Hat CIO Kelly Talks Hybrid Cloud for Post-Pandemic World

March 12, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

There may be more ways for organizations to adopt, adapt, and benefit from cloud resources as the acceleration of digital transformation shows little sign of letting up even with a possible end to the pandemic on the horizon. Lessons learned […]

Global Cloud

3 cloud architecture secrets your cloud provider won’t tell you

October 2, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Do you have an optimized architecture? This means that your solution maximizes efficiency and minimizes costs. You’ve selected the right cloud resources to configure the best storage systems, databases, and compute platforms—at least that’s what you think. What I’m seeing […]

Global Cloud, Service Models

3 serverless downsides your cloud provider won’t mention

June 16, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Serverless is a game changer. As we look to accelerate the post-pandemic movement to cloud, we would love to remove the step of sizing the cloud resources we think the workloads will need. Serverless automatically provisions the cloud resources needed, […]

Cloud Clients, Global Cloud

Bridgecrew announces $14M Series A to automate cloud security

April 16, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

In today’s grim economic climate, companies are looking for ways to automate wherever they can. Bridgecrew, an early-stage startup that makes automated cloud security tooling aimed at engineers, announced a $14 million Series A today. Battery Ventures led the round […]

Global Cloud

4 Ways Armoured Vehicles Can Teach Us About Cloud Cybersecurity

July 15, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

One of the most rapidly-evolving elements of modern cybersecurity is cloud migration. It’s extremely common for organizations to deploy a hybrid combination of traditional, on-premises IT and cloud tools. It won’t be long before all enterprises have at least some […]