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Global Cloud

Layoffs rock the IT services industry amid move to the cloud

June 3, 2020

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

The impact of the continued move from on-premises IT services to the cloud, accelerated by the COVID-19 quarantine, is finally being felt by the IT services industry as multiple major players are rocked by layoffs. IBM was hit with cuts […]


Global Cloud

A pragmatic approach to the post-pandemic run on cloud computing

June 2, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s no secret that the recent COVID-19 pandemic has spurred increased cloud spending, and we’re starting to see the data. Most recent is a survey by Flexera of 750 executives, where more than half (59 percent) said their cloud usage […]


Global Cloud

3 cloud security mistakes you’re likely making without knowing

May 29, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Those hastily moving to post-pandemic cloud-based platforms are likely to make some major security mistakes, depending on how fast they are moving. Why? This is new to most of them, there are few known best practices for cloud security, and […]


Global Cloud

Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

May 28, 2020

Via: CIO

The rise of the cloud as a major IT component for many organizations has led to a dramatic increase in demand for all types of skills related to cloud computing. One of the fastest-growing positions is cloud engineer — a […]


Global Cloud

Intra-cloud latency is real. Here’s what to do about it

May 26, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

We’ve all heard about inter-cloud latency, the delay in sending and receiving information to and from public clouds. Think of a remote client leveraging the crowded open Internet, or applications communicating between cloud brands, such as AWS and Azure. The […]


Global Cloud

The state of microservices and cloud computing

May 22, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

According to a recent O’Reilly radar survey on the growth of cloud computing, one of the more interesting metrics stated that 52 percent of the 1,283 responses say they use microservices concepts, tools, or methods for software development. Of these, […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

How the cloud will support colleges and universities post-pandemic

May 19, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Even before COVID-19, education technology experienced high growth, with global edtech investments reaching $18.66 billion in 2019. The overall market for online education is projected to reach $350 billion by 2025. But these numbers are now being “reimagined.” Language apps, […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Where to direct healthcare spending on cloud computing

May 12, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Recently, a metropolitan hospital system was assessing the impact of COVID-19 on its effectiveness in delivering care as well as on its business aspect. The patterns were pretty clear in terms of how healthcare had been delivered during the outbreak, […]


Global Cloud

Prepare for the future of distributed cloud computing

May 8, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Distributed cloud, according to Gartner, “is the distribution of public cloud services to different physical locations, while the operation, governance, updates, and evolution of the services are the responsibility of the originating public cloud provider.” That’s “analyst speak” which means […]


Global Cloud

3 post-pandemic cloud architecture trends

May 1, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Organizations across the globe spent a record $107 billion on cloud computing infrastructure as a service in 2019, up 37 percent from the previous year, according to analyst firm Canalys. Almost all firms are tracking higher cloud computing sales, even […]