Category: Public Cloud

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The evolution of public clouds will benefit enterprises

July 27, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I don’t normally go to the Wall Street Journal for the cloud news, but this headline caught my eye: “Battle for the Cloud, Once Amazon vs. Microsoft, Now Has Many Fronts. Customers increasingly sign with multiple vendors to lower costs […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

How Cloud Can Drive Sustainable, Data-Driven Success

July 19, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

As technology increasingly takes the driver’s seat in delivering value for enterprises across industries, technology leaders themselves are increasingly being held accountable for areas previously outside of their scope. With global data center electricity consumption estimated to be nearly equivalent […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud costs not optimized? That’s on you

July 16, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s Monday morning and you get an irate call from the CFO. A public cloud bill just came in and it’s three times higher than last month. The overage is not in the budget and just what do you suggest […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud lock-in is real

July 2, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I was impressed by this CIO article about 10 dark secrets of cloud by Peter Wayner (CIO is also part of IDG). You should read it for a few reasons. First, it’s not often that the press discusses the downsides […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

As vendors specialize, public cloud keeps growing

June 28, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

The slide in AWS’s market share over time signals the maturity of the cloud market. But even amid this decline — AWS held 49.4% of the market share in 2017 — the company remains by far the dominant provider. But […]

Cloud Security, Deployment Models, Public Cloud

AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure: How their security features compare

June 14, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Security in the public cloud is based on the concept of shared responsibility: The largest cloud service providers deliver a secure, hyperscale environment, but it’s up to the customer to protect everything it puts into the cloud. This separation of […]

Cloud Security, Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Rethinking the perimeter: How to bring confidential data workloads to the public cloud

June 14, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

It was not that long ago that the network perimeter was considered the central focus of enterprise security. In today’s world, few rely on the perimeter as the primary means of defense. Still, most organizations now maintain perimeters for their […]

Cloud Security, Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Confidential Computing: The Future of Cloud Computing Security

June 10, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Two years ago, a group of tech companies introduced a new roadmap for cloud computing security. Confidential computing “uses hardware-based techniques to isolate data, specific functions, or an entire application from the operating system, hypervisor or virtual machine manager, and […]

Cloud Security, Deployment Models, Public Cloud

GDPR: EU privacy watchdog probing the use of AWS and Azure cloud services

May 28, 2021

Via: ZDnet

EU privacy watchdog the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has started examining whether the bloc’s top institutions and agencies are effectively protecting citizens’ personal data when using Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft’s Azure cloud services. In a separate investigation, the EDPS […]

Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

Gartner Predicts Public Cloud Services Market Will Reach $397.4B by 2022

May 26, 2021

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 23.1% in 2021 to total $332.3 billion, up from $270 billion in 2020. Garter predicts worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services will jump from $242.6B in 2019 to […]