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Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Equifax goes all in on the public cloud

September 17, 2020

Via: CIO

Ask almost any CIO whether they would re-platform their business in the cloud, given the budget, time and technical resources, and the answer would unequivocally be yes. But standardizing on a cloud platform during a global pandemic adds an unexpected […]


Global Cloud

Accenture creates Cloud First unit, to invest $3 billion over 3 years to speed up enterprise cloud migrations

September 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Accenture has formed a unit called Cloud First with plans to invest $3 billion over three years to enable customers to move to the cloud and digitize operations. The consulting giant said that Karthik Narain will lead Accenture Cloud First. […]


Global Cloud

Alibaba unveils Cloud 2.0, Wuying cloud computer, and Xiaomanlv logistics robot

September 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Alibaba has unveiled a new operating system for the cloud, with CTO Jeff Zhang likening it to upgrading a computer to use Windows. Speaking at the Chinese giant’s virtual Apsara Conference 2020 on Thursday, Zhang said this new cloud, Alibaba […]


Global Cloud, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

Leveraging DevOps Infrastructure as Code to Improve Cloud Provisioning Time by 65%

September 16, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Infrastructure provisioning used to be a highly manual process for Digital Service Providers (DSPs). Infrastructure engineers would rack and stack the servers and will manually configure them. Then they will install the applications over the provisioned hardware. This was a […]


Global Cloud

Rethinking ‘cloud bursting’

September 15, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

About two years ago I wrote a piece here on the concept of cloud bursting, where I pointed out a few realities: Private clouds are no longer a thing, considering the current state of private cloud systems compared to the […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

Why cloud providers are top targets for phishing attacks

September 15, 2020

Via: CASB and Cloud Cybersecurity Solutions

84.7% of cyberattacks involve phishing. In such a scenario, it becomes very important to understand the various ways a phishing attack could occur. Phishing URLs are commonly found on cloud providers. This article will take you through why cloud providers […]


Global Cloud

As edge computing evolves, the cloud’s role changes

September 11, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The notion of edge computing typically conjures an image of a device in a factory someplace, providing rudimentary computing and data collection to support a piece of manufacturing equipment. Perhaps it keeps the factory temperature and humidity optimized for the […]


Global Cloud, Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Hyland’s acquisition of Alfresco software accelerates its path to cloud

September 11, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Hyland Software, best known for its OnBase and Perceptive content management portfolios, has just announced it will acquire Alfresco Software. Both vendors were named as “Leaders” in The Forrester Wave: ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019 (subscription required). This is a […]


Global Cloud

10 common cloud security mistakes that put your data at risk

September 10, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The news is filled regularly with attacks on misconfigured cloud servers and the leaked data that criminals obtain from them. The errors happen because we are all human. We might set up a cloud server with loose (or no) credentials […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud adds slew of execs as it builds out its industry, vertical focus

September 10, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud is filling out its executive ranks as it focuses its industries including supply chain, logistics, transportation, financial services, and healthcare. The company outlined the following hires: Hans Thalbauer joins Google Cloud as managing director, global supply chain, logistics, […]