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What AWS customers really care about

November 28, 2022

Via: Info World

Pity the tech company that tries to put out news this week, particularly on Tuesday, when AWS re:Invent kicks off. Trying to compete with AWS during its big conference is absolutely futile given the barrage of launches and updates the […]


Global Cloud

How Liberty Mutual Saved 20% on Cloud Costs

November 17, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Since deploying its first resource to AWS ten years ago, Liberty Mutual Insurance has shifted nearly three-quarters of its workloads to a multi-cloud environment. The sixth largest property and casualty insurer has also shuttered one of its on-prem data centers […]


Global Cloud

TigerGraph Cloud adds graph analytics, machine learning tools

November 15, 2022

Via: Info World

Graph database provider TigerGraph on Tuesday said that it was adding graph analytics and machine learning tools to its graph database-as-a-service (DBaaS) TigerGraph Cloud, which was was launched in 2019 and is available across major cloud platforms such as Amazon […]


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

AWS pledges to help customers trim their cloud bills

October 28, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Despite the click-click of belt tightening and the snip-snip of budget trimming, enterprise cloud spend continues to rise. It’s just not growing at the neck-breaking pace of recent years. In part, that dynamic accounts for Amazon’s underperformance during the three-month […]


Global Cloud

Cloud contraction: Growth slows at AWS, Microsoft and Google Cloud

October 27, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

After sailing through the pandemic and weathering the first waves of economic uncertainty earlier this year, the cloud service provider market has finally hit a rough patch. While Microsoft’s intelligent cloud business, which includes Azure, continued to grow, its rate […]


Global Cloud

Using AWS AppConfig Feature Flags

October 26, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

AWS recently launched AWS AppConfig Feature Flags. Feature flagging is a powerful tool that allows engineers to safely push out new features to customers, but doing so in a measured and usually gradual way. In this blog post, you will […]


Global Cloud

Here’s how Amazon plans to equip 29 million people with cloud computing skills by 2025

October 12, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Amazon has announced three new initiatives as part of its effort to provide 29 million people with cloud-computing skills by 2025: IT Skills 4U, the AWS re/Start Associate initiative, and the opening of an AWS Skills Center in Arlington, Virginia. […]


Global Cloud

Providers unconcerned about Ofcom probe into hyperscaler influence on cloud market

October 5, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Ofcom’s plan to investigate competition in cloud services – especially the position of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud – has raised eyebrows in provider communities. Industry players argue that any threat might be more theoretical than […]


Global Cloud

European cloud market is being dominated by three big players

September 30, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Google now control nearly three-quarters (72%) of the European enterprise cloud storage market, a new study has claimed. Synergy Research Group found tha, although cloud hosting providers local to the region have seen revenues […]


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Jamf Pro now lets IT admins manage AWS Mac instances

September 23, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Jamf has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to introduce new tools that let IT admins using Jamf Pro enroll virtual EC2 Macs when they are provisioned via the AWS portal. It means even virtual Macs can have all […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid Computing Lays the Foundation for Using Public Cloud in Financial Services

September 7, 2022

Via: CIO

The successful journey to cloud adoption for Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) enterprises cannot be completed without addressing the complexities of core business systems. Many businesses have been able to migrate corporate support systems – such as ERP and […]


Global Cloud

US remains favoured datacentre location for world’s hyperscale cloud and internet giants

September 7, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Despite the rise and emergence of major datacentre hubs in countries such as Ireland and the Netherlands, more than half of the world’s hyperscale facilities are located in the US. That is according to market watcher Synergy Research Group, which […]


Global Cloud

NetApp storage goes GA for VMware Cloud on AWS

August 30, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

NetApp has announced the general availability of its Ontap storage for VMware Cloud on AWS. According to NetApp, that will help customers make savings of 20-50% in TCO by being able to scale cloud storage independently of compute. The offering […]


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Data classification: What it is and why you need it

August 22, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

CIOs and IT directors working on any project that involves data in any way are always more likely to succeed when the organisation has a clear view of the data it holds. Increasingly, organisations are using data classification to track […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The cloud computing market may finally be set to cool off

August 18, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Wider economic pessimism may finally be impacting the cloud computing market after revenue growth at all the major cloud providers slowed down in Q2 2022. Amazon Web Services (AWS) posted sales of $19.7 billion for its second quarter, up 33% […]


Global Cloud

AWS Cloud Skills Training Aims to Help Close IT Talent Gap

August 16, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification has launched two digital subscriptions aimed at helping organizations and individual learners deepen their cloud skills. An Individual subscription bolsters cloud skills through interactive, challenge-based learning in live AWS environments; a Team subscription […]


Global Cloud

Big clouds aren’t always the right fit for small businesses

August 9, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Usually, when it comes to a business cloud decision, you’re going to go with one of the big players: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Services, IBM Cloud, or Microsoft Azure. You know their names. But the bigger clouds aren’t […]


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The cloud ate my database

August 8, 2022

Via: Info World

You can be forgiven for believing Oracle is the world’s largest database vendor. After all, Oracle claimed that honor for decades. No more. Today Microsoft is the world’s largest database vendor by revenue, as Gartner highlights in a 2022 report, […]


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Growth Slows for Cloud Giants AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure

August 3, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

Cloud service revenues are still growing at a fast pace after many organizations accelerated their digital transformation plans due to the pandemic. However, that accelerated pace may be slowing a bit as CIOs look at inflation and recessionary indicators, at […]