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Global Cloud

Google employees protest: ‘Don’t bid for border control cloud contract’

August 15, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google employees are calling on the company not to bid on a cloud contract with the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in protest against the agency’s alleged human-rights abuses at the Mexican border. The petition demands that Google does […]


Global Cloud

ThousandEyes Expands Global Multi-Cloud Monitoring Coverage, Adds Support for Alibaba Cloud

August 14, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

ThousandEyes, the company that delivers visibility into the Internet and digital experiences, today announced a significant expansion of its cloud monitoring coverage, including the addition of new global Alibaba Cloud monitoring capabilities. This increased coverage builds on ThousandEyes’ robust fleet […]


Global Cloud

Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

August 9, 2019

Via: Cloud Computing

Databases are like cars. You have the vintage cars that everyone looks back on fondly, and now they cost 20 times what they did back in the 1970s. Also, you have the new cars that don’t have the same sex […]


Global Cloud

How Implementing Cloud Identity Can Improve Security and Data Privacy

August 9, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Digital transformation is changing everything in the business world, from the way we communicate, to the way our factories operate, to how we define what and where the workplace is. It’s even making us reevaluate the ways in which we […]


Global Cloud

Is It Safe? Growing with the Cloud

August 7, 2019

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Oh no! Not again! Another massive data breach: 106 million individuals have their data stolen. This time it is from Capital One. All the data was located on Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform. Is the cloud safe? We were […]


Global Cloud

2 things you probably forgot in cloudops planning

August 6, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The focus of cloud operations, or cloudops, should be to create processes, approaches, and tool stacks that will allow you to run cloud-based systems long term, with no outages and a high degree of business satisfaction. Your ability to serve […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Hybrid Cloud

Top Five Security Focus Areas for Mainframes

August 6, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Mainframes remain the backbone of the world’s transaction processing infrastructure, from financial data, to business logic, to customer data and more. Because of their significance in this process, mainframes once sat in a secured, physical data center, separated from the […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Others

An intelligent approach to multicloud management

August 5, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Here’s a staggering fact: According to an IBM Institute for Business Value study, 94 percent of enterprise customers surveyed stated they are using multicloud, multicluster environments (public, private and at the edge) to optimize cloud workloads and take advantage of […]


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

Your cloud-based application could be a profitable product

August 2, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

In the world of application development, there is enterprise grade and product grade. If you’ve never heard those terms before, you’re not alone. Product grade software means a software system built at such a high degree of quality that it’s […]


Global Cloud

Guide to industry cloud: What businesses need to know

August 1, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Cloud computing has enabled organizations of all sizes to scale computing resources to meet their workloads, remove the need for building and maintaining data centers, slow CapEx planning processes, and eliminate the costs of powering servers with unutilized capacity due […]