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Category: Public Cloud


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

More secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

July 5, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

In the previous post I talked about cost reduction plays that can lower your cloud computing bill, as well as make better use of existing database licenses. Each tip will save you money and put less in your cloud provider’s […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

What your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

July 2, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Cloud architecture is practiced differently, depending on who you work for or with. Given that the cloud architect gig encompasses planning, design, technology selection, technology integration, and deployment planning, the overall cloud architecture itself is often somehow overlooked. The lack […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

Harnessing the business cloud

June 26, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

There are several key drivers for the shift to SaaS and IaaS services with increased business agility often at the top of the list for enterprises. The traditional IT model of connecting users to applications through a centralised data centre […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

3 reasons to put ERP in the cloud

June 7, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

ERP systems are the last strongholds of processes and data that enterprise IT refuses to move to the cloud. ERP holds most of the relevant business data, and without that data the business would not exist. Thus, many companies are […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

ServiceNow inks partnership, tech integration deal with Google Cloud

May 6, 2019

Via: ZDnet

ServiceNow, makers of a cloud automation platform used for IT service and other functions, announced that it’s forming a strategic partnership with Google Cloud that aims to expand the cloud footprint of its Now Platform. The partnership is one of […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Security lapse at contract startup Evisort exposed sensitive data

April 22, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Evisort, a document and contract management company, left one of its document databases unsecured, exposing customer data. The startup, founded by former Harvard and MIT students in 2016, bills itself as an artificial intelligence contract management company, which it says […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

How to avoid the coming cloud integration panic

November 20, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

You are trying to get an end-of-quarter report out and you’re having some trouble. It seems that while sales are recorded on a public cloud system, inventory is recorded on an on-premises system. You need to combine both data stores […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The 3 reasons CIOs have become cloud-first

September 11, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

CIOs are increasingly assured that a cloud-first strategy is the way to go. Analyst firm Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Call me surprised: Google takes a step in the “public cloud vendors offering private” race

August 1, 2018

Via: The Diversity Blog

If you had asked me, a year or so ago, which of the three largest public cloud vendors was most likely to offer a compelling hybrid cloud offering, I would have said Microsoft without a doubt. After all, AWS is […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

IBM launches new data centers worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds

June 11, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

CIOs and data center managers who run large hybrid clouds worldwide have a good chance of hearing IBM knock on their doors in the next few months. That’s because IBM is expanding its global data center footprint, opening 18 new […]