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Global Cloud

Don’t buy the cloud repatriation claptrap

November 14, 2022

Via: Info World

With the global economy in meltdown, you might think it’s time to hunker down with your private data center, bringing workloads back from the cloud (“repatriation”) to save money. You’ve heard the marketing spiel: Cloud is great but it’s even […]


Global Cloud

Adobe Black Friday deals have arrived: save up to 40% off Creative Cloud

November 14, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Adobe has launched its Black Friday 2022 deal for the Creative Cloud All Apps bundle, which gives you its full suite of apps, including Photoshop, Lightroom, and many others, for over 40% off in the first year. While November 25 […]


Global Cloud

What observability means for cloud operations

November 11, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Observability is one of those concepts being tossed about these days in the tech press and at cloud computing conferences. Everyone has a definition of what it is and how it’s used. No two are the same. Observability seems to […]


Global Cloud

Cloudflare loses appeal against piracy-blocking order in Italian court

November 11, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Both the movie and the music industry are fighting hard against piracy lately. However, while in the past ISPs and the best VPN providers were their main target, DNS services have now been dragged into court on copyright infringement grounds. […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Inside Red Hat’s app-driven journey toward hybrid cloud

November 11, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Three years ago, Red Hat decided it was time to modernize. The company had only recently been acquired by IBM in a $34 billion deal that closed in July 2019. The industry leader in open source enterprise software was emerging […]


Cloud Security

Lacework releases cloud-native application security service

November 11, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Cloud security vendor Lacework this week announced the availability of a cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) for its broader Polygraph Data Platform offering, providing an agentless, low-touch option for organizations looking to improve their application security posture. There are two […]


Service Models

With Linode, Akamai expands into edge cloud computing development

November 10, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Earlier this year, when Akamai bought infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud platform provider Linode for about $900 million, it wasn’t clear how Akamai’s content delivery network (CDN) and security services would work well with Linode’s developer-friendly, Linux-based, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud. Now, we […]


Global Cloud

Cloud, services to fuel 3.7% jump in EMEA IT spending in 2023: Gartner

November 10, 2022

Via: Computerworld

New research from Gartner shows that IT spending in EMEA is set to see a 3.7%, year- over-year increase in 2023, rising to $1.3 trillion. While companies are often hesitant to sign new contracts or commit to long-term spending initiatives […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft faces new antitrust complaint over cloud software licensing in Europe

November 10, 2022

Via: CIO

Changes Microsoft made to its cloud licensing of Windows and application software to “make bringing workloads and licenses to partners’ clouds easier,” the company says, have drawn the ire of those cloud partners, some of whom have jointly filed an […]


Global Cloud

Cloud or on-prem? Companies flip-flop on workload decisions

November 10, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Data may be the substance fueling the latest gold rush, but it’s far more ephemeral — and harder to protect — than your average precious metal. Most companies take measures to protect against breaches and plan for rapid recovery. But […]


Global Cloud

How platform teams deliver best cloud practices

November 9, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

As cloud settles in as the preferred enterprise infrastructure, optimizing usage can be a challenge, especially for companies that are not cloud native. But specialized teams can let businesses enhance technology frameworks. “Organizations grow over time, and through whatever they’ve […]


Global Cloud

Cloud comes first in Microsoft’s .NET 7 release

November 9, 2022

Via: Info World

This year’s .NET Conf saw the release of .NET 7, the latest release of Microsoft’s biggest and most important open source platform. Along with the underlying tooling, there are new language releases for C# and F#, as well as the […]


Global Cloud

WIIT: Enabling Enterprises to Realize the Full Potential of the Cloud While Bypassing its Complexity

November 9, 2022

Via: CIO

Based in Italy and with more than 20 years of experience helping enterprises, from large international firms to emerging mid-sized operations, grow their businesses with technology, WIIT serves a rapidly expanding and diverse customer base. With a full portfolio that […]


Global Cloud

VMware CEO tells enterprises to become ‘cloud-smart’ to speed up pace of digital transformation

November 8, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

VMware CEO Raghu Raghuram claims enterprises are abandoning their “cloud-first” digital transformation strategies after running into a series of progress-blocking technology challenges that are making it impossible for them to move their IT off-premise as quickly as they envisioned. Raghuram […]


Global Cloud

Equinix and VMware Partner on New Cloud Service

November 8, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Equinix and VMware today announced plans for VMware Cloud on Equinix Metal, a new offering that will enable enterprises to use VMware’s software environment as a cloud service on Equinix’s bare-metal cloud. Executives from both companies said they are building […]


Global Cloud

3 ways to reach the cloud and keep loss and latency low

November 7, 2022

Via: Network World

Adoption of public cloud IaaS platforms like AWS and Azure, and PaaS and SaaS solutions too, has been driven in part by the simplicity of consuming the services: connect securely over the public internet and start spinning up resources. But […]


Global Cloud

How Future-Minded Leaders Harness Cloud Technologies to Create a Sustainable Future

November 7, 2022

Via: CIO

In a world where sustainability has become the new norm, technology is a key driving force for innovative businesses. Today, companies are looking for sustainable ways to reinvent the entire ecosystem of customers, suppliers, contract manufacturers, logistics service providers, and […]


Global Cloud

Google Cloud just backed one of the biggest blockchain firms around

November 7, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Google Cloud has announced it is now running a Solana validator in a move that sees the company strengthen its commitment to blockchain even further. A tweet(opens in new tab) on the official Google Cloud account jovially asked Solana Labs […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

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 […]


Global Cloud

Mapping a Cloud Strategy for 2023

November 4, 2022

Via: CIO

Developing a strategy for controlling hard-to-predict cloud costs, remains difficult, especially when considering the new decentralized model of procurement. Consider this: “Any person who can commit code to the cloud can commit your organization to spend,” said Jennifer Hays, senior […]