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Global Cloud

Cloud complicates everything, but supergraphs offer hope

June 6, 2022

Via: Info World

We live in the golden age of cloud computing. For consumers, it’s a wonder. For developers, it’s a complete and utter mess. For all the problems with monolithic application architectures (and there are many), they’re relatively straightforward: Take an app […]


Service Models

5 trends shaping enterprise SaaS use in 2022

January 6, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

SaaS shapes how companies operate, from back-office procurement or payroll to automated manufacturing processes. In 2022, companies will use SaaS to enable operations, with productivity tools taking up the largest share of the overall software budgets for 2022, according to […]


Global Cloud

How nurturing developers for ‘cloud-first’ will fuel next phase of Cisco DevNet

August 13, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Cisco Systems has long been considered the industry’s premier networking company, with products spanning the entire scope of enterprise requirements and service-provider networks. Historically, Cisco was known as the top-selling network hardware maker, and while it still produces best-in-class hardware, […]


Global Cloud

Google Cloud introduces designated Enterprise APIs

July 26, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud on Monday is rolling out a new designation for a set of APIs that are important for enterprise customers across Google Cloud, Google Workspace, and Google Maps Platform. The new Enterprise APIs are governed by a set of […]


Global Cloud

Cloud-native apps don’t have to stay DRY

July 20, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Reuse has been a battle cry of developers since I was a lowly COBOL programmer back in the 1980s. Then we defined functions that could be called many times, and the structural programming age was born. We then drifted to […]


Global Cloud

10 dark secrets of the cloud

June 29, 2021

Via: CIO

No one may be able to define exactly what the term cloud means in business technology today. Is it a rack of machines paid for by the second? A set of powerful APIs? A set of extensive services — all […]


Cloud Security

Why the Worst Cloud Security Predictions Might Not Come True

June 3, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

We’ve all heard dire predictions about the future of cybersecurity trends, especially cloud security. Internet of things (IoT) environments will expand the attack surface beyond control and encourage breaches. Hybrid offices will always pose a greater risk as cyber criminals […]


Cloud Clients, Global Cloud

RadGreen uses IBM Cloud to help create safer, lower-pollution workspaces

October 8, 2018

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

It’s no secret that pollution is threatening public health, especially in urban spaces. Cities around the world are concerned with reducing dangerous levels of air pollution in streets and public spaces, but even when people move inside, they’re still surrounded […]


Service Models

Itential Brings ‘Low Code’ Network Automation to Red Hat Ansible

October 3, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

RED HAT ANSIBLEFEST — Every MSP knows that change is a constant element of providing services; however, change can often increase costs and cut into profits if there is no way to charge back that change to a customer. Naturally, […]


Deployment Models, Others

Tackling APIs in a multicloud world

September 10, 2018

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Businesses have rapidly adopted cloud technologies for greater efficiency, lower cost and enhanced agility to drive innovation. But they aren’t picking just one cloud provider. They are deploying applications across a range of environments, including on-premises, private cloud and public […]


Service Models

SOA versus microservices: What’s the difference?

September 6, 2018

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

If you work in IT, you might have heard the SOA versus microservices debate. After all, everyone is talking about microservices and agile applications these days. At first glance, the two approaches sound very similar. In some ways, they are. […]


Global Cloud

Securing microservice environments in a hostile world

August 20, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

At the present time, there is a remarkable trend for application modularization that splits the large hard-to-change monolith into a focused microservices cloud-native architecture. The monolith keeps much of the state in memory and replicates between the instances, which makes […]


Global Cloud

When being cloud-native is a bad idea

May 25, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s good to be cloud-native, or at least that’s what everyone is telling you. The idea is that you refactor (meaning partially recode) your applications to take advantage of the native features of the host cloud, such as its native […]


Global Cloud

If your cloud apps don’t have APIs, you’re doing it wrong

April 27, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

If you are building new applications on public cloud platforms, you are faced with a choice: Should you build a set of APIs bound to the new cloud application’s application services? Or should you look for another job? I’m seeing […]