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Global Cloud

The AI-First Future of Open Source Data

September 12, 2022

Via: CIO

Is giving people the right to change, alter, and amend your software a good thing? What about doing this for your data? Companies used to think that publicizing their source code was the same as giving away their secret sauce. […]


Global Cloud

Data classification: What it is and why you need it

August 22, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

CIOs and IT directors working on any project that involves data in any way are always more likely to succeed when the organisation has a clear view of the data it holds. Increasingly, organisations are using data classification to track […]


Global Cloud

CIOs Turn to the Cloud as Tech Budgets Come Under Scrutiny

August 15, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

With market volatility on the rise and economic headwinds gathering, CIOs are looking to rent cloud-based IT infrastructure and software on subscription-based models rather than placing big tech bets on lump-sum investments. A recent Gartner report found cloud consulting and […]


Global Cloud

Repatriating data and applications from the cloud

June 10, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

I had to look it up in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Repatriation is “the act or process of restoring or returning someone or something to the country of origin, allegiance, or citizenship; the act of repatriating or the state of being […]


Global Cloud

Data traction: Is your company a “data thriver” or just a “survivor”?

April 19, 2022

Via: CIO

In recent times, the phrase “data is the new oil” has become an overused cliché. However, while it has helped create awareness around the value of data, many companies are still struggling to realise the full potential from the data […]


Service Models

What is DRaaS and how it can save your business from disaster

April 14, 2022

Via: Network World

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) provides data replication, hosting, and recovery services from the cloud in the event of a disaster, power outage, ransomware attack, or other business interruption. DRaaS backs up data, applications, and IT infrastructure to the […]


Global Cloud

SAP is holding data for Russian customers

April 8, 2022

Via: CIO

SAP has offered its customers in Russia the option to move their cloud data out of the country before its data centers there are shut down, according to Ukrainian news portal The Kyiv Independent. In a March 23 letter from […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Data center infrastructure spending still growing as cloud providers keep buying

March 28, 2022

Via: Network World

Public cloud providers are quickly becoming the biggest buyers of data center infrastructure equipment, as purchasing of hardware and software both rebounded sharply in 2021, according to a recent report by Synergy Research Group. Overall spending grew by roughly 10% […]


Global Cloud

No, the Cloud Is Not a Green Technology

February 28, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

There is a myth surrounding the cloud regarding it as a green technology. Though we love cloud computing, people tend to think that if they bring their technology to the cloud, they’re being green. Much of this misconception comes from […]


Global Cloud

Why open source is essential in a cloud era

February 21, 2022

Via: Info World

As cloud continues to boom, it’s easy—but wrong—to assume that it may supplant open source. After all, much of the reason open source took off was that it enables developers to “get stuff done” without having to route requests for […]


Global Cloud

Data-center spending is half that of cloud services

February 16, 2022

Via: Network World

Spending on cloud services reached a total of $178 billion in 2021, a 37% increase over the $130 billion spent in 2020 and twice the amount enterprises are spending on their data centers, according to Synergy Research Group. For the […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Is Hybrid Cloud a Cop Out?

February 8, 2022

Via: CIO

If you asked me five years ago if I thought hybrid cloud was a cop out – a misinformed strategy for businesses that weren’t ready to transform hard enough – I probably would have said yes. I saw the allure […]


Global Cloud

Managing Cloud: Why to Keep a Data Center Mentality

January 31, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

Scalability and agility, the ability to avoid long-term capitalizations of hardware and software, and efficiency have all been reasons why companies have moved more IT to the cloud. This has prompted industry analysts like Forrester’s Tracy Woo to say, “It’s […]


Global Cloud

AWS suffers third outage of the month

December 22, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

December has been a rough month for Amazon—at least for Amazon Web Services. The massively popular cloud computing platform suffered its third outage of the month Wednesday, affecting Slack, the Epic Games Store, and several other services. The AWS Service […]


Global Cloud

The true value of serverless computing

December 10, 2021

Via: Info World

Have you heard about serverless computing? Guess what, it’s not serverless at all. It just automates the allocation of back-end servers you’ll need to complete a particular task. Today we have dozens of types of serverless systems from databases to […]


Service Models

Learn to love the multitenant cloud

November 22, 2021

Via: Info World

Can you trust the public cloud? The answer, of course, is yes. The public cloud is, in many ways, safer than your own data center. But doesn’t the fact that multiple customers share the same physical hardware create a safety […]


Global Cloud

Cloud Identity Is ‘New Normal’ Replacement for On-Prem Tools

October 26, 2021

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Today’s data center has very little in common with that of a few years ago. The old model of on-prem servers surrounded by a tough, secure perimeter is out. Today, data centers are not just on-prem but in the cloud […]


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

How Transit Gateway Can Be Used to Scale Connectivity in the Cloud and your Data Center

October 5, 2021

Via: CIO

AWS connectivity services allow customers to create and run different network architectures in their accounts. VPCs have been instrumental in allowing organizations to scale application deployments and allow for secure design patterns when it comes to migration of their on-premises […]


Global Cloud

Cloud Computing Like a Day in a Chocolate Factory for IT Managers

September 27, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

From its growing traction in the early 2000s, the concept of cloud computing has been a dream come true for IT managers. Rather than owning and managing computing infrastructure outright on-premises, for the first time, they were able to rent […]