Cloud repatriation rescues CIOs from mounting costs

March 26, 2020

Via: CIO

The public cloud offers the potential for better business agility, but offloading critical computing resources has a darker side. Some IT leaders are learning that running certain applications in a public cloud can cost more than doing so on-premises, leading […]

Alibaba Cloud offers AI platform to support coronavirus medical efforts

March 19, 2020

Via: ZDnet
Category: Global Cloud

Alibaba’s cloud business unit is offering its artificial intelligence-powered technologies to provide data insights on the current coronavirus pandemic and speed up diagnosis. The Chinese tech giant is hoping a suite of applications jointly developed by its cloud experts, researchers […]

CIOs juggling digital transformation pace, bad data, cloud lock-in and business alignment

March 11, 2020

Via: ZDnet
Category: Global Cloud

Customer experience is driving digital transformation projects, but technology executives have a lot of worries including cloud vendor lock-in, data quality, upskilling employees and business alignment. Flexera surveyed 302 global C-suite executives in organizations with more than 2,000 employees. The […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

With KubeCF, Cloud Foundry comes to Kubernetes

March 20, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Some people think you need to decide between Cloud Foundry, a prominent open-source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud, and Kubernetes, the wildly popular container orchestration program. That’s never been true. They perform different jobs, and you’ve long been able to use them […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

3 things I bet you didn’t know about multicloud security

March 20, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Those of you who built a security plan and physical security technology stack for a single public cloud provider just a few years ago hopefully don’t also believe that you can replicate that to many cloud brands or multicloud. It […]

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Cloud-Based Financial Software Reinforces the 80/20 Rule of Business Management

March 19, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Small businesses are known for being innovative and customer-focused in a way that their larger competitors cannot. This transforms into a significant advantage. In fact, the ability for smaller businesses to provide a memorable and positive customer experience is central […]