Tag: GCP

Global Cloud

Cloud Cost Savings: Tips for Cutting Costs on Amazon, Azure, and Google Cloud

November 7, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Cloud environments offer businesses an array of advantages, from scalability to flexibility. Yet, as many organizations have discovered, these benefits don’t automatically equate to reduced costs. Navigating the intricacies of cloud billing can be challenging, leading to unexpected expenses. This […]

Global Cloud

Oracle deploys EU sovereign cloud solution in bid to satisfy regulators

June 21, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Oracle isn’t the only cloud service provider working toward data sovereignty solutions. Microsoft is making progress on an industry vertical for government and public sector customers it hopes to deploy later this year, and Google Cloud introduced a digital sovereignty […]

Cloud Security

When To Go Cloud-Native and When To Buy a Security Vendor Solution

June 1, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

A fundamental decision for cloud security architects is how much to rely on the cloud-native security tools of their cloud provider, be it AWS, GCP, Azure, or any other provider. “As much as possible” is the wish of cloud engineers, […]

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 […]

Global Cloud

TigerGraph Cloud adds graph analytics, machine learning tools

November 15, 2022

Via: Info World

Graph database provider TigerGraph on Tuesday said that it was adding graph analytics and machine learning tools to its graph database-as-a-service (DBaaS) TigerGraph Cloud, which was was launched in 2019 and is available across major cloud platforms such as Amazon […]

Global Cloud

Google commits to cloud and AI

October 26, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Alphabet has reported revenue of $68bn for its third quarter of 2022, a 6% increase over last year. The company’s results were impacted by fluctuating currencies, and Alphabet said it would be working to realign resources to fuel its highest […]

Global Cloud

Growth Slows for Cloud Giants AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure

August 3, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

Cloud service revenues are still growing at a fast pace after many organizations accelerated their digital transformation plans due to the pandemic. However, that accelerated pace may be slowing a bit as CIOs look at inflation and recessionary indicators, at […]

Global Cloud

Google Cloud data engineering, analytics systems target manufacturers

May 6, 2022

Via: CIO

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is set to release two new solutions targeted at the manufacturing sector and aiming to ease data engineering and analytics tasks, unifying data from diverse machine assets to offer business insights to factory managers. GCP’s new […]

Cloud Security

Wrongly configured Google Cloud API potentially creates dangerous functionality

May 5, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Some odd and potentially dangerous behavior within the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) was revealed by cloud security company Mitiga Thursday. If GCP is not configured correctly, it could be exploited by attackers to engage in malicious activity inside a user’s […]


What is a cloud architect, and how do you become one?

April 19, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Being a cloud architect is not for everyone. Candidates are required to have strong technical skills, and the assignments for this occupation combines technology and art. Three of the most significant benefits are: encouraged creative expression, well above average compensation, […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

9 low-rent cloud providers to challenge AWS, Azure, and GCP

April 18, 2022

Via: Info World

Everyone knows the pain that follows after your CFO takes a look at the cloud computing bill. The products and services are priced in fractions of a cent, but somehow those fractions all add up. The good news is that […]

Cloud Security

Microsoft updates security applications for multicloud environments

February 23, 2022

Via: CSO Online

In an effort to update its security applications for CSOs that are increasingly responsible for securing multicloud environments, Microsoft is releasing new visibility and control features for software, workloads, devices, and digital identities accessing or running on hybrid computing infrastructure. […]

Global Cloud

Predicting Cloud Trends for 2022: Migration, Multicloud and ESG

November 24, 2021

Via: eWeek

If you look to where cloud computing is likely heading in the year ahead, three key trends emerge, trends that span both technology and social concerns. Though it’s hard to predict something as fast-moving as how companies use cloud providers, […]

Global Cloud, Service Models

Are Oracle’s cloud gains enough to make it a contender?

May 19, 2021

Via: CIO

BotSupply CEO Francesco Stasi had just finished demonstrating his company’s chatbot technology at a conference in Copenhagen, Denmark when he was approached by an attendee from Oracle, who told him the software giant was building out its intelligent virtual assistant […]

Global Cloud

Google Cloud launches Mission Critical Services for GCP

March 11, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud on Thursday launched Mission Critical Services (MCS) for GCP, a new premium service for customers that want collaborative support protecting mission-critical workloads. It’s Google Cloud’s latest effort to step up its support for enterprise customers. MCS is available […]

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, Public Cloud

Study finds Google has the fastest overall cloud platform

February 1, 2021

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is the best hyperscale performer across all areas of throughput while Microsoft Azure has the best storage systems and Amazon Web Services (AWS) has the lowest network latency. Those are the findings of a series of […]

Global Cloud

Google’s Q2 cloud revenue climbs over 43%

July 30, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Strong growth in Google’s cloud business helped buoy an otherwise challenging quarter for Alphabet, as ad revenues across Search and YouTube struggle to rebound to pre-pandemic levels. For Q2 2020, Google Cloud — which includes Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and […]

Global Cloud

$100K Paid Out for Google Cloud Shell Root Compromise

March 12, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Google has awarded its inaugural annual top prize for the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), for vulnerabilities found in the Google Cloud Shell. The find — a container escape that leads to host root access and the ability to use privileged […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud acquires mainframe migration service Cornerstone

February 19, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Google today announced that it has acquired Cornerstone, a Dutch company that specializes in helping enterprise migrate their legacy workloads from mainframes to public clouds. Cornerstone, which provides very hands-on migration assistance, will form the basis of Google Cloud’s mainframe-to-GCP […]