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Accenture creates Cloud First unit, to invest $3 billion over 3 years to speed up enterprise cloud migrations

September 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Accenture has formed a unit called Cloud First with plans to invest $3 billion over three years to enable customers to move to the cloud and digitize operations. The consulting giant said that Karthik Narain will lead Accenture Cloud First. […]


Global Cloud

Alibaba unveils Cloud 2.0, Wuying cloud computer, and Xiaomanlv logistics robot

September 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Alibaba has unveiled a new operating system for the cloud, with CTO Jeff Zhang likening it to upgrading a computer to use Windows. Speaking at the Chinese giant’s virtual Apsara Conference 2020 on Thursday, Zhang said this new cloud, Alibaba […]


Global Cloud, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

Leveraging DevOps Infrastructure as Code to Improve Cloud Provisioning Time by 65%

September 16, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Infrastructure provisioning used to be a highly manual process for Digital Service Providers (DSPs). Infrastructure engineers would rack and stack the servers and will manually configure them. Then they will install the applications over the provisioned hardware. This was a […]


Global Cloud

Rethinking ‘cloud bursting’

September 15, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

About two years ago I wrote a piece here on the concept of cloud bursting, where I pointed out a few realities: Private clouds are no longer a thing, considering the current state of private cloud systems compared to the […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

Why cloud providers are top targets for phishing attacks

September 15, 2020

Via: CASB and Cloud Cybersecurity Solutions

84.7% of cyberattacks involve phishing. In such a scenario, it becomes very important to understand the various ways a phishing attack could occur. Phishing URLs are commonly found on cloud providers. This article will take you through why cloud providers […]


Global Cloud

As edge computing evolves, the cloud’s role changes

September 11, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The notion of edge computing typically conjures an image of a device in a factory someplace, providing rudimentary computing and data collection to support a piece of manufacturing equipment. Perhaps it keeps the factory temperature and humidity optimized for the […]


Global Cloud, Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Hyland’s acquisition of Alfresco software accelerates its path to cloud

September 11, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Hyland Software, best known for its OnBase and Perceptive content management portfolios, has just announced it will acquire Alfresco Software. Both vendors were named as “Leaders” in The Forrester Wave: ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019 (subscription required). This is a […]


Global Cloud

10 common cloud security mistakes that put your data at risk

September 10, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The news is filled regularly with attacks on misconfigured cloud servers and the leaked data that criminals obtain from them. The errors happen because we are all human. We might set up a cloud server with loose (or no) credentials […]


Global Cloud

How Cloud Storage Solutions Are Coming up Handy for Business Organisations

September 9, 2020

Via: CompareTheCloud

Cloud storage devices come with huge storage space, offering data transfer to a remote location just in a jiffy. When the storage space can extend up to 2 TB, it can also be sent to multiple locations from an array […]


Global Cloud

TeamTNT Gains Full Remote Takeover of Cloud Instances

September 9, 2020

Via: Threat Post

The TeamTNT cybercrime gang is back, attacking Docker and Kubernetes cloud instances by abusing a legitimate cloud-monitoring tool called Weave Scope, according to researchers. The open-source Weave Scope “provides a top down view into your app as well as your […]