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Global Cloud

Enterprises accelerate spending on cloud but don’t cut costs for data centers. What gives?

January 10, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Synergy Research Group’s review of enterprise IT spending during the last 10 years shows that “annual spending on cloud infrastructure services has gone from virtually zero to almost $100 billion.” No surprise here. However, “enterprise spending on data center hardware […]


Global Cloud

HP intros new cloud services as part of Engage portfolio

January 9, 2020

Via: ZDnet

HP Inc. on Thursday announced new cloud services within its Engage POS product line that aim to reduce manual IT work for retailers and hospitality operators. The new HP Engage Console and Engage Catalog are designed to help businesses find […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

3 Multicloud Security Considerations for the Modern Enterprise

January 9, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

More than 85 percent of companies already operate in multicloud environments and by 2021, 98 percent plan to use multiple hybrid clouds, according to the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). After cloud adoption, the application modernization trend follows, with […]


Global Cloud

Cloud computing is the unheralded hero at CES 2020

January 7, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’m speaking at CES 2020 this year. This is the first non-cloud-focused event I’ve attended in years, and I’m looking forward to learning about new things. What strikes me though is that this is actually a cloud event in disguise. […]


Global Cloud

What is AWS Batch?

December 27, 2019

Via: TechRadar

No one likes to wait. That’s particularly true when it comes to batch processing jobs for Big Data projects like genomic research, building an airplane and materials for safety, and the massive requirements for data processing related to health and […]


Global Cloud

Cloud computing, 2020 style: serverless on a learning curve

December 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

It’s well documented that traditional IT architectures are not suited for the real-time rigors of today’s fast-paced digital economy. But even cloud services — initially brought in to swap out on-premises legacy technology for online equivalents — may not be […]


Global Cloud

Taking responsibility for security in the cloud

November 13, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

With the increasing prevalence of cloud services, as well as the growing threat of data breaches, organisations are becoming more aware of the risks associated with poor security infrastructure. However, these threats can be mitigated by having the appropriate security […]


Global Cloud

Security Think Tank: Cloud security is a shared responsibility

November 7, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Many organisations, large and small, are moving their data and processing to the cloud to take advantage of the flexibility, efficiency and cost savings it can bring. However, there is sometimes a misconception that the move to cloud also relieves […]


Deployment Models, Private Cloud

Google Drive: How cloud storage and deep search saved my day — again and again

October 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

I had a really big document retrieval challenge this month. Fortunately, Google Drive came to my rescue. Here’s the full story. One of the things that’s become apparent to me as I continue my journey in #adulting is that it’s […]


Cloud Clients

6 strategies for avoiding cloud vendor lock-in

September 30, 2019

Via: CIO

In an ideal business world, enterprises would forge strategic partnerships with their cloud services providers that lead to prosperity for all involved. It doesn’t always work out that way, however. Things change over time, and in many cases the relationship […]