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Cloud Clients

Ethics makes a comeback in cloud-based systems

March 26, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Years ago, I found myself sitting in a conference room dealing with a question that I’ve gotten thousands of times in my career: Was the technology I was representing, which I created as the CTO of an enterprise technology company […]


Cloud Clients

AWS relaxes Savings Plans restrictions

March 26, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

AWS loosened its cloud discount pricing restrictions, offering customers who purchase cloud discount Savings Plans a seven-day window to apply for credits and refunds, the company said Monday. The move will provide customers who previously had no way to back […]


Cloud Security

What vulnerabilities are obscured by your cloud environments?

March 26, 2024

Via: CSO Online

As organizations expand and increasingly invest in more cloud applications and services, their cloud footprint grows and often becomes more complex. That’s why it is critically important to regularly reevaluate the security of those cloud assets to ensure that everything […]


Service Models

10 cloud development gotchas to watch out for

March 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The benefits of developing software in the cloud include increased flexibility and reliability, greater efficiency, and reduced costs. But cloud-based development also presents a host of challenges. Knowing what to watch out for is the first step to protecting your […]


Editorial

Local-First Software Development: Cloud’s Latest Competitor

March 25, 2024

Via: Camila Mendes

In the last decade or so, cloud technology has become so ingrained in our daily technology that we sometimes take for granted the seamless integration it facilitates. Enabling collaborative work processes, reducing reliance on data centers, and reducing data loss, […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid makes a comeback as cloud strategies mature

March 25, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Hybrid IT environments were an inherent symptom of initial migrations from on-prem data centers. But as companies push forward with cloud adoption, hybrid has become part of broader optimization strategies. “Enterprise workloads – including their applications and data – often […]


Cloud Security

Enhancing Cybersecurity in the Cloud: Strategies and Solutions for Robust Data Protection

March 22, 2024

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Strategies For Robust Data Protection In an ever-evolving digital landscape, the cloud has emerged as a ubiquitous storage and processing platform and a pivotal arena for cybersecurity battles. It’s no longer a question of if but when cyber threats will […]


Service Models

AWS and Accenture partner with Anthropic to boost AI adoption in businesses

March 21, 2024

Via: TechRadar

According to an exclusive VentureBeat report, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Accenture, and AI startup Anthropic are forming a partnership aimed at facilitating the responsible integration of custom AI models. Together, the three companies hope to target some of the most […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Oracle Cloud: A discussion about public cloud, dedicated regions and Alloy

March 21, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Pradeep Vincent is the chief technical architect and senior vice-president of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). His role involves internal engineering of all the services in OCI. At Oracle Cloud World in London earlier this month, Vincent talked about the work […]


Service Models

Cloud FinOps in the Age of AI: Key Trends

March 20, 2024

Via: Cloud Tweaks

AI Era: Key Trends In Cloud FinOps Cloud FinOps goes beyond simply saving money on cloud costs; it’s a comprehensive strategy to unlock the full business value of cloud operations. It fosters financial accountability for cloud spending across all organizational […]


Service Models

Google to invest $1 billion in Kansas City data center

March 20, 2024

Via: Network World

Google plans to build a new $1 billion data center in Kansas City, Missouri, marking the company’s first data center in the state. The facility is expected to support up to 1,300 jobs and contribute to the region’s workforce and […]


Cloud Security

UK government releases new cloud SCADA security guidance for OT

March 18, 2024

Via: TechRadar

The UK National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has released new guidance on securing supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) cloud environments for operational technology (OT). UK critical national infrastructure (CNI) is highly dependent on SCADA as a means for data […]


Cloud Clients

Microsoft is now blocking Russian firms from using its cloud services

March 18, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft will stop providing cloud services to users in Russia later this weeks as part of the sanctions package imposed on the country by its Western peers. The company has set up a dedicated Telegram channel to support its clients, […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Why public cloud providers are cutting egress fees

March 15, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Public cloud providers are often loathed for charging data transfer or “egress fees” for removing data from a specific cloud provider. If you move data out of a cloud provider, there’s a cost; for instance, you move inventory data from […]


Cloud Clients

Microsoft Azure removes exit fee as EU regulations kick in

March 14, 2024

Via: Network World

Microsoft has announced that Azure customers can now transfer their data to other cloud providers or on-premises data centers via the internet free of charge, following similar moves by Amazon and Google. “We support customer choice, including the choice to […]


Global Cloud

ThousandEyes Report: Top Cloud Outages of 2023

March 13, 2024

Via: eWeek

To say the cloud is important to how we work, live, and play is a major understatement – the cloud is now a critical element of tech infrastructure. However, what underlies these outages is often a mystery. That’s why I […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Costs, not security, worry enterprise leaders most as cloud estates multiply

March 12, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Enterprise cost scrutiny tends to follow fast on the heels of spending spikes. In cloud, a migration boom coupled with economic uncertainty drove organizations to clear a path to optimization through a tangle of thorny billing practices and overgrown systems. […]


Cloud Security

Google’s Security Command Center Enterprise fills gaps across cloud security lifecycle

March 12, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Google’s new Security Command Center Enterprise (SCC Enterprise) could streamline cloud risk management through AI automation, saving security teams time, experts say. Enhanced with Mandiant threat intelligence and generative AI, SCC Enterprise aims to offer comprehensive insights across the cloud […]


Service Models

IBM services aim to boost data center sustainability

March 12, 2024

Via: Network World

IBM is expanding its portfolio of sustainability offerings with new services that promise to help customers reduce data-center energy consumption and securely dispose of old gear and redundant data. IBM’s Technology Lifecycle Services group has added three new services to […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

A better way to manage hybrid or multicloud deployments

March 11, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

With hybrid cloud no longer merely a stop along the way to full-fledged public cloud, tackling management complexity is essential. Cost is among the considerations IT leaders take into account when assessing whether to deploy workloads on the public cloud […]