Tag: clouds

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Rethinking Old-Fashioned Backup Strategies for the Cloud Age

March 1, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

The cloud brings a technological shift to IT landscapes and their backup strategies and implementations. Relying on well-established on-prem backup rules and patterns is convenient but risky. These backup strategies became popular because they solve critical challenges in the on-prem […]

Global Cloud

3 ways to reach the cloud and keep loss and latency low

November 7, 2022

Via: Network World

Adoption of public cloud IaaS platforms like AWS and Azure, and PaaS and SaaS solutions too, has been driven in part by the simplicity of consuming the services: connect securely over the public internet and start spinning up resources. But […]

Global Cloud

Customers aren’t happy about Microsoft’s restrictive cloud licensing policies

April 12, 2022

Via: ZDnet

In 2019, Microsoft introduced new restrictions on how customers could run some of its server products on rival cloud offerings, to the dismay of companies like AWS and Google. But it turns out Windows Server and SQL Server weren’t the […]

Service Models

LOKI: An open-source enterprise cloud to call your own

December 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

OpenStack has long been the foundation for open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds. Linux, of course, is the leading operating system for all clouds. And Kubernetes is the open-source software everyone uses to manage containers. Put them together, as the OpenInfra Foundation […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud migration gets harder

August 25, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The chart below depicts the number of applications migrated over time in blue, and the degree of difficulty of moving those applications in orange. This is a fictional collection of applications; however, the concept that difficulty increases the more you […]

Cloud Clients

Docker Upgrades Kubernetes Support Across Clouds And Operating Systems

June 13, 2018

Via: CRN

Looking to differentiate its enterprise container management platform in an increasingly competitive market, Docker on Wednesday unveiled upgrades enhancing Kubernetes functionality across cloud providers and operating systems. Federated Application Management delivers a single view across several clouds, and one-click container […]

Deployment Models, Others

Why Cloud Computing is Perfect for Start ups

May 10, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

In the UK alone, the combined annual turnover of UK SMEs in 2016 was £1.8 trillion, 47% of all private sector turnover.  There has also been sustained growth in the total SME population, with increases of 59% since 2000 and […]

Global Cloud

Cloud Computing Moves to the Edge

April 6, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

In a time when we all expect instant access to our personal and professional networks, it’s never been more important to have the right technology and strategies in place for supporting today’s advanced users, applications, and data. From business applications […]