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Global Cloud

Our cloud complexity bias may be hurting business

April 6, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I was listening to my podcast feed again this weekend, and beyond the true crime shows, I did listen to something more work related. The question asked on this episode was a profound one, not typically asked in the tech […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft: Here’s what caused our recent Azure cloud-computing services outage

April 6, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has revealed the root cause of the recent outage affecting Azure, which lasted about an hour and was due to a surge in Domain Name System (DNS) requests coupled with a code defect. Users were reporting that Azure Portal, […]


Global Cloud

Are industry clouds an opportunity or a distraction?

April 2, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Industry clouds are a bundle of cloud services, tools, and applications that focus on the most important use cases in a specific industry. The most common industry clouds are designed for the retail, healthcare, government, and finance sectors. This might […]


Cloud Security

You could be hacked and not know it

March 30, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

You have to respect that ransomware attacks let you know you’ve been attacked. You’ll have an opportunity to defend yourself and batten down the hatches. However, a rising tide of cyberattacks is much more sneaky about things. Called “stealth hacking,” […]


Cloud Security

The cloud attack you didn’t see coming

March 30, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

You have to respect that ransomware attacks at least let you know you’ve been attacked. You’ll have an opportunity to defend yourself and batten down the hatches. However, a rising tide of cyberattacks is much more sneaky about things. Called […]


Global Cloud

Making the Business Case for Edge Computing

March 29, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

It wasn’t that long ago when edge computing was considered a futuristic, forward-looking concept that was interesting to contemplate — yet offered no real-world benefit to the enterprise. This is no longer the case. As end users access networked services […]


Global Cloud

Are Your Cloud Costs Outpacing Your Growth?

March 29, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

As organizations begin executing their plans for 2021, budgets will remain under intense scrutiny — and rightfully so. The tumult of 2020 has carried over into the new year and forced organizations to continue to justify every dollar they spend. […]


Cloud Clients

How Quickly Are Companies Really Adopting Cloud? It’s Complicated

March 26, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

One company saw the promise of cloud computing early on, went all in, and continues to embrace bleeding-edge cloud technologies. Another stubbornly clings to existing mentalities, an on-prem virtualization-dominant model and, despite the potential cost savings and increased efficiencies, only […]


Global Cloud, Service Models

Too many desktop eggs in one cloud basket?

March 23, 2021

Via: Computerworld

I’ve been predicting for ages that the desktop, especially Windows, is heading straight for the cloud. But, when you see an apple falling from a tree is it really a prediction? I still hear from people all the time about […]


Cloud Security

The pandemic-driven rush to cloud is compromising security

March 23, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Oh, what a cloud year 2020 was. Cloud spending grew by 37% in the first quarter of 2020 alone as many quickly understood that COVID-19 would leave them vulnerable if they were still using traditional data centers. Seeing a hockey […]