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IBM takes the next step with Cloud Pak for Data

November 23, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Ever since IBM unveiled Cloud Pak for Data as a cloud-native integrated set of analytics and AI platform, we’ve been wondering when IBM would take the next step and announce a full-blown managed cloud service. It’s now starting to happen […]


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Weaponizing the cloud to fight addiction

November 20, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

According to the CDC, opioids were involved in 46,802 overdose deaths in 2018 (69.5 percent of all drug overdose deaths). For those of you living in the United States, this is old news. As the pandemic stretches on, deaths in […]


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3 considerations for reducing carbon footprints with cloud

November 20, 2020

Via: CIO

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, more companies are accelerating digital transformations, including fast-tracking their move to the cloud. Company leaders are recognizing that cloud has quickly become the foundation that’s required to enable rapid scalability and reliability and to fuel new […]


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IBM sharpens its hybrid cloud, AI focus with Instana buy

November 18, 2020

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Instana, an application performance monitoring firm. Financial details were not disclosed. Once the acquisition closes, Instana’s technology will be incorporated into IBM’s hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence portfolios – two markets IBM […]


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Google brings new Adaptive Protection technology to its Cloud Armor network security service

November 18, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google on Wednesday announced a bevy of updates across its Network Security portfolio for Google Cloud customers. New features include enhancements to existing DDoS protections, as well as new capabilities that aim to help customers protect data and applications in […]


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Cloud Security Topics: Using Network Threat Protection to Decrease Vulnerability

November 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

While this pandemic has moved healthcare to the cloud, there has been a learning curve for organizations that have recently migrated. One of the most common misconceptions among healthcare IT teams is that the cloud service provider is solely responsible […]


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Cloud computing: Now even more of your apps are about to make the jump

November 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Cloud computing will account for an even bigger chunk of enterprise tech spending over the next few years, as businesses decide it’s time to migrate even more applications and services. Spending on public cloud services is expected to grow 18.4% […]


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Cybercrime Moves to the Cloud to Accelerate Attacks Amid Data Glut

November 16, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Cybercriminals are embracing cloud-based services and technologies in order to accelerate their attacks on organizations and better monetize their wares, researchers have found. This is largely driven by cybercriminals who sell access to what they call “clouds of logs,” which […]


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Amazon begins shifting Alexa’s cloud AI to its own silicon

November 13, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

On Thursday, an Amazon AWS blogpost announced that the company has moved most of the cloud processing for its Alexa personal assistant off of Nvidia GPUs and onto its own Inferentia Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC). Amazon dev Sebastien Stormacq […]


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With COVID-19 hanging on, migration to the cloud accelerates

November 12, 2020

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

With the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of abating, migration to the cloud is expected to accelerate as enterprises choose to let someone else worry about their server gear. In its global IT outlook for 2021 and beyond, IDC predicts […]