Controlling Cloud Costs: 4 Ways to Maximize ROI

October 20, 2020

Via: CIO
Category: Global Cloud

If you’ve made managing cloud costs a top priority this year, you’re not alone. According to the IDG 2020 Cloud Computing Study, controlling cloud costs is one of the two top challenges for IT decision-makers. Fortunately, cost optimization is a […]

Modernizing Your Security Operations Center for the Cloud

October 14, 2020

Category: Global Cloud

Several factors are converging to exert pressure on how security operations centers (SOCs) traditionally function. Evolving information technology (IT) infrastructure, such as cloud migration, serverless services and endpoints being off-network, are straining existing SOC methodologies and tooling. The attack surface […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Azure File Storage

October 8, 2020

Azure File Storage (AFS) enables you to store and manage file directories in the cloud, and access your data via Server Message Block (SMB). You can use AFS to share files across multiple machines, and distribute storage with automatic, local […]

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SAP shares fall sharply after COVID-19 cuts revenue, profit forecast at software giant

October 26, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

SAP announced its Q3 earnings yesterday, with its aggregate results down across the board. And after missing earnings expectations, the company also revised its 2021 outlook down. The combined bad news spooked investors, crashing its shares by over 20% in […]

Global Cloud

Facebook’s cloud gaming offering focuses on free-to-play mobile games

October 26, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Facebook is the latest tech giant to follow the likes of Microsoft, Google, and Amazon into the game streaming space. But Facebook’s effort differs from the competition by focusing exclusively on the kind of free-to-play games that are “typically played […]

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Cloud adoption in a post-COVID world

October 23, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I drew some big lines in the sand by predicting that the pandemic would cause a run on cloud computing. The pandemic quickly proved that companies leveraging more public cloud resources than their competitors and peers have much less exposure […]

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Ubuntu clouds on the Raspberry Pi

October 23, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s parent company, just released Ubuntu 20.10. This “Groovy Gorilla” is a short-term release (STR) that’s only supported for 9 months. If you want an Ubuntu to use in production you want the long-term support (LTS) Ubuntu 20.04. […]