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Cloud Clients

Solving Surveillance Storage Woes with the Cloud

February 21, 2020

Via: CompareTheCloud

According to IHS Markit, the surveillance market grew at almost three times the annual rate compared to previous years in the period 2016-18, reaching a worldwide market revenue of $18.2 billion by the end of that year and market growth […]


Global Cloud

The Cloud Wars

February 20, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Behold: An epic struggle between archrivals; a vengeful world leader; global military dominance; vast oceans of thinking machines; billions at stake and not least – Jedi’s! Is there another Star Wars episode coming out? Nope, it’s just the feds trying […]


Global Cloud

The two things customers want from cloud vendors

February 20, 2020

Via: CIO

While many enterprise customers like their cloud products, there are often some general rumblings of frustration with their vendors. Regardless of how long they have been doing business together, the size of the organization or the size of their cloud […]


Global Cloud

Tips for Developing Apps In a Cloud Environment

February 19, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Unless you’ve just started a brand-new organization, your IT environment is currently running a diverse collection of last-generation and older applications that were deployed with the one-application-per-server approach that unleashed the server sprawl that most organizations are still recovering from. […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud acquires mainframe migration service Cornerstone

February 19, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Google today announced that it has acquired Cornerstone, a Dutch company that specializes in helping enterprise migrate their legacy workloads from mainframes to public clouds. Cornerstone, which provides very hands-on migration assistance, will form the basis of Google Cloud’s mainframe-to-GCP […]


Global Cloud

Amazon and commercial open source in the cloud: It’s complicated

February 18, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Like many platform operators, Amazon has a love-hate relationship with those hosted on its platform. This is particularly true for open-source software creators, who see their products on offer on Amazon’s cloud on terms they are not happy with. It’s […]


Global Cloud

Google Cloud cuts jobs in restructure, despite growth

February 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Earlier this month Google announced that Google Cloud had hit a $10bn annual revenue run rate, but the company on Friday admitted it is cutting its headcount in the enterprise unit as part of a restructure. The restructuring effort will […]


Global Cloud

Alibaba Cloud revenue reaches $1.5B for the quarter on 62% growth rate

February 14, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Alibaba issued its latest earnings report yesterday, and as part of that the Chinese eCommerce giant reported that cloud revenue grew 62% to $1.5 billion U.S., crossing the RMB10 billion revenue threshold for the first time. Alibaba also announced that […]


Cloud Clients

Datometry snares $17M Series B to help move data and applications to the cloud

February 13, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Moving data to the cloud from an on-prem data warehouse like Teradata is a hard problem to solve, especially if you’ve built custom applications that are based on that data. Datometry, a San Francisco startup, has developed a solution to […]


Global Cloud

What’s the cloud forecast for 2020?

February 13, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

In 2019, we saw how cloud computing transformed the way data is managed, the way applications are developed and deployed, and also the way IT teams operate. Organizations are starting to experience the plethora of benefits that come with going […]