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Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud extends its reach with new Distributed Cloud options

October 13, 2021

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Google Cloud is extending its reach into customers’ data centers and out to the edge under its new Distributed Cloud banner, primarily aimed at customers with unique data sovereignty, latency, or local data-processing requirements. The two new options announced this […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

What’s the real value of multicloud redundancy?

September 21, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’ve been hearing the arguments about the use of multicloud: best-of-breed cloud services, cost performance optimization, and, of course, redundancy by leveraging more than a single cloud provider brand. Businesses are using one cloud as a primary and a second […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

What to do when you hit the cloudops wall

September 14, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

You’re a new CIO. It’s 9:00 a.m. on a Wednesday and you’re in an emergency Zoom meeting with IT operations leaders. The faces on the screen are somber, and it’s clear why when they explain the purpose of the meeting. […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud launches new “digital twin” service for supply chain visibility

September 14, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud on Tuesday launched Supply Chain Twin, a service that helps organizations leverage data from disparate sources to better understand their physical supply chain. The cloud company is also launching the Supply Chain Pulse module to provide supply chain […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The lines between private data centers and public clouds are blurring

September 8, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Remember when there was a distinct difference between public clouds and systems you could see and touch in your data center? This is no longer the case. The lines are blurring between traditional systems, meaning hardware and software purchased or […]


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 […]