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Global Cloud

Cloud vs. Bare Metal is not so clear-cut

November 28, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Looking for hosting solutions, you’ve definitely come across VPS and dedicated server hosting many times. But in recent years the probability of coming across some other hosting services, namely cloud hosting and bare metal hosting has grown exponentially. If you […]


Global Cloud

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

5 operations every cloud architect should automate

November 28, 2022

Via: Info World

The cloud offers many benefits to a company’s modern application development process. One of the most significant benefits is the ability to automate critical actions that traditionally have required manual steps. Automation is perhaps the single most significant advantage of […]


Service Models

How the Cloud Made Computing Harder, Not Easier

November 23, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Remember when cloud computing was supposed to make the lives of IT pros easier? When PaaS and IaaS would free IT teams of the burden of physical infrastructure management, and SaaS would make it easy to deliver applications to any […]


Global Cloud

What Is Data Virtualization?

November 22, 2022

Via: eWeek

The vast amount of data that companies manage comes in many forms, including structured and unstructured. To be effective, enterprises must be able to view all of their data in one place, in real time. They must also be able […]


Global Cloud

What’s coming for cloud computing in 2023

November 22, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

The days before Thanksgiving I get pitches from PR firms wanting to tell me their clients’ predictions for next year. I’m always taken aback by some of the naivete I still see out there, even after 15 years of cloud […]


Global Cloud

7 enterprise data strategy trends

November 22, 2022

Via: CIO

Every enterprise needs a data strategy that clearly defines the technologies, processes, people, and rules needed to safely and securely manage its information assets and practices. As with just about everything in IT, a data strategy must evolve over time […]


Global Cloud

Music distributor tracks SaaS usage to boost security, satisfaction

November 21, 2022

Via: CIO

Originally an online CD store, CD Baby now primarily deals in “music as a service,” serving 700,000 independent music artists by managing the distribution of over 10 million unique tracks through download platforms and streaming services such as Spotify. In […]


Global Cloud

7 dos and don’ts for working with offshore agile teams

November 21, 2022

Via: Info World

The history of agile methodologies has its roots in collocating multidisciplinary teams, managing sprints with stickies on whiteboards, and opting for self-organizing dialogues over rigid practices. Agile coaches shaped these best practices, though many large enterprises have long histories of […]


Global Cloud

What to do in a cloud computing recession

November 18, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

A surplus of articles now forecast a cloud downturn or predict a cloud computing recession. See this one for an example. The number of reporters who reach out to me about this topic is also increasing, although I don’t comment […]


Service Models

The difference between SaaS-based and cloud-based services

November 17, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

When businesses look at technology options, they can choose between cloud-based services or Software as a Service (SaaS) for their needs. These two related solutions are similar but offer plenty of benefits for business leaders. Selecting the right technology means […]


Global Cloud

How to Get the Most from Your Intel-Based Instances on Google Cloud

November 15, 2022

Via: Info World

Deploying mission-critical applications on Google Cloud can yield immediate benefits in terms of performance and total cost of ownership (TCO). That’s why Google Cloud is partnering with Intel to help our mutual customers optimize their most demanding workloads on Intel-based […]


Global Cloud

G-Cloud 13 launch hits shaky start as suppliers complain about missing framework functionality

November 14, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has moved to assure the public sector IT buying community that the apparent removal of the supplier transparency function from the newly launched G-Cloud 13 framework is temporary and will be restored by mid-December. The […]


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 […]


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 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 […]