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Lessons from Target’s cloud journey, a decade in the making

July 29, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

When businesses decide to move to the cloud, it means reworking applications, planning and deciding which workloads go where. About a decade ago, Target started its cloud journey thanks to the holiday season. Hari Govind, SVP of infrastructure at Target, […]


Global Cloud

Fujitsu’s supercomputer in the cloud could help unlock the mysteries of space

July 29, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Fujitsu’s soon to launch high performance computing (HPC) cloud is already being put to use researching the next generation of space travel. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) utilized Fujitsu’s wave analysis solution to conduct large scale electromagnetic wave simulations, […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft wants Google and Oracle to help clamp down on AWS cloud dominance

July 28, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is reportedly preparing to lobby the US government to ensure that large-scale cloud computing contracts are spread out between different vendors. Sources reported by the Wall Street Journal(opens in new tab) claim the tech giant is in the process […]


Deployment Models, Others

eWEEK TweetChat, August 16: Overcoming Multicloud Challenges

July 28, 2022

Via: eWeek

On Tuesday, August 16, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be Overcoming Multicloud Challenges, and it will be moderated by James Maguire, eWEEK’s Editor-in-Chief. We’ll discuss – using Twitter – best practices, challenges, […]


Global Cloud

Google Cloud revenue soars past $6 billion

July 27, 2022

Via: Info World

Google parent company Alphabet posted strong second quarter results on Tuesday, buoyed by the momentum of its cloud business, that continued to grow by 35% year-on-year. The cloud unit surpassed $6 billion in quarterly cloud revenue for the first time, […]


Global Cloud

Google Cloud still operating at a loss despite revenue, client wins

July 27, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Google’s standing in the cloud market is still a work in progress, despite recent revenue and client wins. In the global IaaS public cloud market, Google Cloud ranked third among U.S.-based cloud providers and fourth globally based on 2021 market […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft sees cloud as big winner in macroeconomic crisis

July 27, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

If slim margins amount to a win, then Microsoft and its investors should be pleased with the company’s Q4 financials. Revenue and growth failed to meet rosier expectations, but were strong nonetheless, with net income at $16.7 billion, up 2% […]


Global Cloud

Oracle Fusion Sales aims to automate repetitive sales tasks

July 26, 2022

Via: CIO

The latest version of Oracle’s Fusion Sales customer relationship management (CRM) application wants to automate the most repetitive sales tasks by providing users with automated recommendations to increase productivity and close more deals. The new look Fusion Sales tool looks […]


Global Cloud

Lambeth maps future with cloud applications

July 26, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Lambeth Council has been modernising its business applications environment over the past few years, against the background of cost pressure, Covid, and now the rising cost of living crisis. With a long history as a progressive borough, even a militant […]


Cloud Security

7 biggest Kubernetes security mistakes

July 26, 2022

Via: Info World

Today, if you’re creating or working with cloud-native applications, you’re almost certainly working with Kubernetes. According to a recent CNCF report, 96% of organizations are either using or evaluating Kubernetes. Kubernetes already has 5.6 million users worldwide, representing 31% of […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

PGA of America swings for the public cloud

July 26, 2022

Via: CIO

The PGA of America is building a world-class resort with multiple golf courses and retail shops near Dallas, due to be complete next year. That’s just one major drive under way by the nonprofit golf association, which is also delivering […]


Cloud Security

2022 cybersecurity forecasts predict growth, emphasizing resilience

July 25, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Cybersecurity tech stacks must close the gaps that leave human and machine endpoints, cloud infrastructure, hybrid cloud and software supply chains vulnerable to breaches. The projected fastest-growing areas of cybersecurity reflect how urgent the issue of streamlining cybersecurity tech stacks […]


Global Cloud

AWS sales head slams Microsoft cloud practices

July 25, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Amazon Web Services (AWS) bigwig Matt Garman has fired shots at Microsoft regarding recent changes to its cloud licensing practices. In a LinkedIn post(opens in new tab), Garman, a senior vice president for sales and marketing at AWS, said: “Customers […]


Editorial

The Benefits of Cloud Migration for Startups

July 25, 2022

Via: balanda

All startups have the shared need to set up companies from scratch, and to build brands where nothing existed. Setting out with an innovative idea, an enthusiastic team, and an implementation plan, many startups often resort to makeshift IT infrastructures […]


Global Cloud

Forrester: European cloud adoption accelerates

July 22, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Research from analyst Forrester has found that over half (56%) of IT decision makers responsible for IT infrastructure have made modernisation a top priority. The analyst also reported that 87% of European enterprises are using multiple public cloud platforms. These […]


Global Cloud

Google Becomes First Cloud Operator to Join Healthcare ISAC

July 22, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

The security-minded community of owners and operators of healthcare infrastructure just landed a big new member. Google Cloud announced on Thursday that it has joined the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Health-ISAC). It plans to share its considerable intelligence, […]


Global Cloud

IBM claims to have mapped out a route to quantum advantage

July 21, 2022

Via: TechRadar

IBM has published details on a collection of techniques it hopes will usher in quantum advantage, the inflection point at which the utility of quantum computers exceeds that of traditional machines. The focus is on a process known as error […]


Global Cloud

Oracle partners with Microsoft to launch database service for Azure

July 20, 2022

Via: Info World

Oracle and Microsoft on Wednesday said that they were jointly launching a new service, dubbed Oracle Database Service for Azure, that will allow Azure customers direct access to Oracle databases running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). The new offering, which […]


Deployment Models, Others

The emergence of multi-cloud networking software

July 20, 2022

Via: Network World

Multi-cloud networking software (MCNS), which is available from industry stalwarts like Cisco and VMware, as well as a slew of startups, is designed to address the challenge of how to safely and efficiently connect networks and applications across multiple public […]


Global Cloud

CIOs contend with rising cloud costs

July 19, 2022

Via: CIO

Deep into a massive shift to the cloud, McDermott International CIO Vagesh Dave found himself at an unforgiving crossroads: As engineers gobbled up the vast computing resources available in the cloud, the oil rig constructor IT chief noticed the monthly […]