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Global Cloud

How to become a cloud architecture generalist

October 15, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Based on the feedback here and from social media, this post about being a cloud architectural generalist, not a specialist hit a few nerves. For a long time I’ve said that cloud architects need to be aware of all technology […]


Global Cloud

AI won’t save you from a move to cloud computing

October 12, 2021

Via: Info World

A new survey on data center staffing sponsored by the Uptime Institute indicates the skills shortages continue, and survey participants do not expect artificial intelligence (AI) to reduce skills requirements anytime soon. About 50% of the enterprise data center managers […]


Global Cloud

You’ve migrated to the cloud, now what?

October 11, 2021

Via: CIO

In a 2011 article in The Atlantic, senior editor Rebecca Rosen makes the case that clouds may be the most useful metaphor of all time, in part because they are constantly changing. That is certainly the case for cloud computing. […]


Global Cloud

The best way to go ‘all in’ on cloud

October 11, 2021

Via: Info World

In 2015 Capital One CIO Rob Alexander took the AWS re:Invent stage to declaim the company’s independence from its traditional data centers, shifting instead to a reliance on AWS to run its infrastructure. The company went from eight data centers […]


Global Cloud

Oracle to open 14 more cloud regions over the next year

October 11, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Oracle on Tuesday announced plans to add 14 more cloud regions over the next year. The tech giant said the expansion would be rolled out in two phases. The first phase will see new cloud regions in the cities of […]


Global Cloud

How cloud computing impacts technology evolution

October 1, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The cloud has been around in one form or another for about 20 years now. Although cloud looks much different than it did back in the days that were dominated by software as a service, the rise of platform as […]


Global Cloud

Leverage the cloud to modernize your technology and enable business goals

September 27, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

Organizations undergoing technology modernization can leverage the cloud to attain business goals. Solving for business value requires organizations to optimize cloud infrastructure and apply the following key actions: Transform data processes Address people considerations Build compliance along each step of […]


Global Cloud

Adobe’s Q3 earnings: Four takeaways on SMBs, Creative Cloud, customer experiences

September 22, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Adobe reported a strong third quarter and fourth quarter outlook but is starting to see more seasonal patterns following a boom year during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company reported third quarter revenue of $3.94 billion, up 22% from a year […]


Global Cloud

Hybrid work here to stay: What does that mean for security?

August 30, 2021

Via: ZDnet

When organizations moved abruptly to remote work at the start of the pandemic, they had to quickly shift their network and security capabilities. That meant some shortcuts were taken and some priorities were left on the table. Not surprisingly, that […]


Deployment Models, Others

Architects are focused on the wrong end of multicloud

August 24, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Good multicloud architects are hard to find. Most of those calling themselves multicloud architects really just specialized in a single hyperscaler and found that things turned multicloud quickly, so they did as well. It’s called “multicloud washing.” Creating the right […]