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Key Announcements from Google Next, Microsoft Ignite, Oracle CloudWorld

November 7, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

After a flurry of conferences, announcements, and events in the tech industry last month, it’s clear cloud providers experienced exponential growth in the last few years in AI and cloud capabilities. Based on Data Center Knowledge’s review of recent announcements […]


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Gartner warns of ‘inflationary pressure’ risk to global public cloud spending

October 31, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Gartner is warning that inflationary pressure could negatively affect its worldwide spending on public cloud services forecast, which presently suggests spending in this area is set to grow by more than 20% in 2023. The IT market watcher said global […]


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Cloud spending forecast to grow despite faltering global economy

October 31, 2022

Via: CIO

Even as enterprises attempt to tackle economic headwinds with budget cutbacks, a research report from market research firm Gartner showed that end-user public cloud spending is expected to grow in 2023. The report, which covers categories such as infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), […]


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Companies are still waiting for their cloud ROI

October 7, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Most businesses have many reasons for shifting to the cloud. The most common is to save money. Sadly, it happens pretty rarely, at least in the short term. Instead, as The Wall Street Journal recently reported, company executives say their […]


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5 Reasons Why SMBs Should be America’s Cloud Role Models

September 26, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

The pandemic accelerated the digitalization of day-to-day business operations, ushering in a new era of tech-dependence, particularly around cloud migration. Now, companies of all sizes are racing to update their infrastructure, data, and critical applications to the cloud. With spending […]


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Start with a logical cloud architecture

September 9, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Throughout my career as a practitioner and teacher of cloud architecture and general enterprise architecture, I’ve focused on the distinction between logical and physical architectures. It’s no secret what they comprise: A logical architecture is a structure of technology concepts […]


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The cloud computing market may finally be set to cool off

August 18, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Wider economic pessimism may finally be impacting the cloud computing market after revenue growth at all the major cloud providers slowed down in Q2 2022. Amazon Web Services (AWS) posted sales of $19.7 billion for its second quarter, up 33% […]


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Sensitive data in the cloud gets new automated remediation tool from BigID

August 10, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Data intelligence company BigID announced this week at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas that it has rolled out new features for its privacy and data protection platform, allowing users to programmatically restrict access to sensitive cloud-based information when […]


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PGA of America swings for the public cloud

July 26, 2022

Via: CIO

The PGA of America is building a world-class resort with multiple golf courses and retail shops near Dallas, due to be complete next year. That’s just one major drive under way by the nonprofit golf association, which is also delivering […]


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Enterprise interest in sovereign cloud on the rise, Capgemini research suggests

July 13, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Interest in adopting sovereign cloud services for regulatory compliance and data control reasons looks set to soar among enterprises in the coming years, suggests data from the Capgemini Research Institute. According to the Institute’s The journey to cloud sovereignty: Assessing […]


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Delta Airlines signs multi-year cloud deal with AWS as customer experience revamp gathers pace

July 13, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Delta Airlines has signed a multi-year with Amazon Web Services (AWS) that will see the carrier draw on the public cloud giant’s technologies to revamp the end-to-end travel experience for its passengers. In line with this, Delta said it will […]


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Banking has woken up to the public cloud risk. Has telecom?

July 12, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Last year’s sequence of Big Tech outages offered a glimpse of the Internet apocalypse – a sneak preview of a Mad Max planet where cloud-dependent economies have toppled and the cash in your pocket is only good for wiping your […]


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More and more companies are spreading their data over public clouds

July 11, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Multicloud usage is apparently here to stay, according to research from Virtana which found that over three-quarters (78%) of organizations have deployed workloads in more than three public clouds. The growth of multicloud is only set to continue, with over […]


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What happens when cloud spend surpasses traditional systems

July 8, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

I made this prediction in 2020, and here we are. Spending on public cloud services is about to hit another milestone as business customers spent $18.3 billion on cloud computing in the first quarter of 2022, up 17.2% year over […]


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5 Quick Ways to Reduce Exposure and Secure Your Data in the Cloud

June 14, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Switching to public cloud services is now a necessary strategy for most organizations’ long-term growth plans. But how do they adapt and expand their cybersecurity capabilities to protect their assets, data, and customers within their cloud environment? Traditional security measures […]


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Why Google Cloud is battling AWS, Azure, in the red-hot PostgreSQL market

May 11, 2022

Via: Info World

With more enterprises shifting their data from legacy to open-source databases in the cloud, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is offering a PostgreSQL-compatible, fully managed database-as-a-service (DBaaS), dubbed AlloyDB, now in public preview and intended to take on the likes of […]


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Four Reasons Why AWS Could Lose Its Dominant Cloud Market Share

May 10, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

If you know much about the cloud computing market, you know that Amazon Web Services, or AWS, is its leading player. Although AWS doesn’t control quite as much cloud market share as it once did, it’s still well ahead of […]


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How to figure out the value of cloud computing

May 10, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

What is the true value of cloud computing for your business? We thought it was easy to define, once upon a time, but we were very wrong. In those days we thought cloud computing would lower IT operational costs and […]


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Google Cloud is launching a Web3 team

May 9, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Google Cloud is reportedly in the process of forming a team aimed at building services for developers looking to create blockchain applications and other Web3 tools. According to an email from VP, GM and head of platform at Google Cloud, […]


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Google Cloud apparently has a security issue even firewalls can’t stop

May 5, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Businesses are investing substantial funds and efforts into migrating workloads from on-premises infrastructure to public clouds, in part motivated by the hypothesis that, once cloud-based, those workloads will be relatively easy to move from one cloud provider to another. Unfortunately, […]