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Global Cloud

Cloud vs. Bare Metal is not so clear-cut

November 28, 2022

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Looking for hosting solutions, you’ve definitely come across VPS and dedicated server hosting many times. But in recent years the probability of coming across some other hosting services, namely cloud hosting and bare metal hosting has grown exponentially. If you […]


Global Cloud

What AWS customers really care about

November 28, 2022

Via: Info World

Pity the tech company that tries to put out news this week, particularly on Tuesday, when AWS re:Invent kicks off. Trying to compete with AWS during its big conference is absolutely futile given the barrage of launches and updates the […]


Service Models

How the Cloud Made Computing Harder, Not Easier

November 23, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Remember when cloud computing was supposed to make the lives of IT pros easier? When PaaS and IaaS would free IT teams of the burden of physical infrastructure management, and SaaS would make it easy to deliver applications to any […]


Global Cloud

What Is Data Virtualization?

November 22, 2022

Via: eWeek

The vast amount of data that companies manage comes in many forms, including structured and unstructured. To be effective, enterprises must be able to view all of their data in one place, in real time. They must also be able […]


Global Cloud

What’s coming for cloud computing in 2023

November 22, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

The days before Thanksgiving I get pitches from PR firms wanting to tell me their clients’ predictions for next year. I’m always taken aback by some of the naivete I still see out there, even after 15 years of cloud […]


Global Cloud

7 enterprise data strategy trends

November 22, 2022

Via: CIO

Every enterprise needs a data strategy that clearly defines the technologies, processes, people, and rules needed to safely and securely manage its information assets and practices. As with just about everything in IT, a data strategy must evolve over time […]


Global Cloud

Music distributor tracks SaaS usage to boost security, satisfaction

November 21, 2022

Via: CIO

Originally an online CD store, CD Baby now primarily deals in “music as a service,” serving 700,000 independent music artists by managing the distribution of over 10 million unique tracks through download platforms and streaming services such as Spotify. In […]


Global Cloud

7 dos and don’ts for working with offshore agile teams

November 21, 2022

Via: Info World

The history of agile methodologies has its roots in collocating multidisciplinary teams, managing sprints with stickies on whiteboards, and opting for self-organizing dialogues over rigid practices. Agile coaches shaped these best practices, though many large enterprises have long histories of […]


Global Cloud

What to do in a cloud computing recession

November 18, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

A surplus of articles now forecast a cloud downturn or predict a cloud computing recession. See this one for an example. The number of reporters who reach out to me about this topic is also increasing, although I don’t comment […]


Cloud Security

ForgeRock set to roll out new IAM capabilities designed for the cloud

November 16, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Identity and access management (IAM) vendor ForgeRock said Tuesday that it’s set to start rolling out its new Identity Governance offering—a cloud-based security and governance product designed to provide one-stop shopping for organizations looking to solve access management issues. There […]


Global Cloud

How to Get the Most from Your Intel-Based Instances on Google Cloud

November 15, 2022

Via: Info World

Deploying mission-critical applications on Google Cloud can yield immediate benefits in terms of performance and total cost of ownership (TCO). That’s why Google Cloud is partnering with Intel to help our mutual customers optimize their most demanding workloads on Intel-based […]


Global Cloud

G-Cloud 13 launch hits shaky start as suppliers complain about missing framework functionality

November 14, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has moved to assure the public sector IT buying community that the apparent removal of the supplier transparency function from the newly launched G-Cloud 13 framework is temporary and will be restored by mid-December. The […]


Global Cloud

Don’t buy the cloud repatriation claptrap

November 14, 2022

Via: Info World

With the global economy in meltdown, you might think it’s time to hunker down with your private data center, bringing workloads back from the cloud (“repatriation”) to save money. You’ve heard the marketing spiel: Cloud is great but it’s even […]


Global Cloud

What observability means for cloud operations

November 11, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Observability is one of those concepts being tossed about these days in the tech press and at cloud computing conferences. Everyone has a definition of what it is and how it’s used. No two are the same. Observability seems to […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Inside Red Hat’s app-driven journey toward hybrid cloud

November 11, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Three years ago, Red Hat decided it was time to modernize. The company had only recently been acquired by IBM in a $34 billion deal that closed in July 2019. The industry leader in open source enterprise software was emerging […]


Cloud Security

Lacework releases cloud-native application security service

November 11, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Cloud security vendor Lacework this week announced the availability of a cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) for its broader Polygraph Data Platform offering, providing an agentless, low-touch option for organizations looking to improve their application security posture. There are two […]


Global Cloud

Cloud, services to fuel 3.7% jump in EMEA IT spending in 2023: Gartner

November 10, 2022

Via: Computerworld

New research from Gartner shows that IT spending in EMEA is set to see a 3.7%, year- over-year increase in 2023, rising to $1.3 trillion. While companies are often hesitant to sign new contracts or commit to long-term spending initiatives […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft faces new antitrust complaint over cloud software licensing in Europe

November 10, 2022

Via: CIO

Changes Microsoft made to its cloud licensing of Windows and application software to “make bringing workloads and licenses to partners’ clouds easier,” the company says, have drawn the ire of those cloud partners, some of whom have jointly filed an […]


Global Cloud

Cloud or on-prem? Companies flip-flop on workload decisions

November 10, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Data may be the substance fueling the latest gold rush, but it’s far more ephemeral — and harder to protect — than your average precious metal. Most companies take measures to protect against breaches and plan for rapid recovery. But […]


Global Cloud

How platform teams deliver best cloud practices

November 9, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

As cloud settles in as the preferred enterprise infrastructure, optimizing usage can be a challenge, especially for companies that are not cloud native. But specialized teams can let businesses enhance technology frameworks. “Organizations grow over time, and through whatever they’ve […]