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Global Cloud

7 steps to improve analytics for data-driven organizations

July 1, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

When leaders say they want to be a data-driven organization, a key objective is empowering business people to use data, predictive models, generative AI capabilities, and data visualizations to improve decision-making. Leaders seek smarter decisions that yield positive business benefits, […]


Global Cloud

BigID adds access governance targeted at sensitive data and privileges

February 15, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Cloud data security and compliance provider, BigID, has announced adding an access governance capability to its existing offerings to help hunt down exposed sensitive data and overprivileged user accounts. The capability is targeted at helping organizations improve security posture, mitigate […]


Service Models

SnapLogic unveils no-code tool for creating LLM-powered apps

January 30, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Data integration platform provider SnapLogic has unveiled GenAI Builder, a no-code development tool for creating applications and automations powered by large language models (LLMs). GenAI Builder, announced January 24 and accessible from the company website, leverages conversational AI to allow […]


Global Cloud

Oracle’s new offerings bring AI to your data, and manage it too

January 24, 2024

Via: ZDnet

Database giant Oracle wants you to know you’ll probably have a better experience with generative artificial intelligence if it doesn’t involve moving your data from where it lives — which could very likely be inside an existing Oracle database — […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Toad Data Studio manages SQL, NoSQL, and cloud databases

January 18, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Systems management and security software provider Quest Software is shipping Toad Data Studio, a platform for streamlining database management in heterogeneous relational and NoSQL database environments. Announced January 17, Toad Data Studio allows users to manage nearly any database platform […]


Service Models

Network automation to the rescue in the data center

January 10, 2024

Via: Network World

Let me start by saying it’s widely known that data centers benefit from being highly automated. Automated scripts can complete whatever task they are given much faster than a human and do it consistently, with fewer errors. The data center […]


Cloud Security

Cybersecurity in Online Lending: Protecting Your Data

January 9, 2024

Via: Cloud Tweaks

In the world of online lending, data security is paramount. With the increasing reliance on digital platforms for financial transactions, ensuring the protection of sensitive information has become a critical concern. Data security encompasses measures and practices that safeguard data […]


Global Cloud

2024 IT Trends: Using AI to Optimize Your First-Party Data Strategy

January 8, 2024

Via: Cloud Tweaks

IT professionals are in for another challenging year thanks to advancements in artificial intelligence, ongoing labor shortages and changes to data privacy. As we look ahead to 2024, there are a few notable challenges IT leaders need to consider. This […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

The hybrid approach: Get the best of both mainframe and cloud

November 28, 2023

Via: CIO

As more businesses push forward with digital transformation projects, cloud computing has stood out as a powerful tool capable of fueling the analytics that drive new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)—two capabilities that are quickly becoming […]


Global Cloud

AWS’s Ben Schreiner’s on Data Management for SMBs

November 2, 2023

Via: eWeek

I spoke with Ben Schreiner, AWS Head of Business Innovation for the SMB sector, about the unique challenges that SMBs face with maximizing their data analytics practices; he also provides advice on how to navigate these challenges. As small and […]


Global Cloud

Snowflake’s Cortex to bring generative AI to its Data Cloud platform

November 1, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Cloud-based data warehouse company Snowflake is adding more large language model capabilities and services related to generative AI, just months after releasing similar services in June. At its annual Snowflake Snowday conference on Wednesday, the company announced Snowflake Cortex, the […]


Global Cloud

Want AI? Here’s how to get your data and infrastructure AI-ready

October 30, 2023

Via: CIO

Artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping our world. In business, this puts CIOs in one of the most pivotal organizational roles today. CIOs are responsible for much more than IT infrastructure; they must drive the adoption of innovative technology and partner […]


Deployment Models, Others

Is My Data Architecture Multi-Cloud or Multiple Cloud?

October 11, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

In the post, What is Multi-Cloud?, we defined multi-cloud in the context of the “data-gravity” pain points multi-cloud solutions should aim to solve and we emphasized the difference between multi-cloud and multiple-cloud data architectures. As a reminder, in that post […]


Global Cloud

Accenture leans on cloud, data to prepare for generative AI

October 2, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Accenture felt the sting of slowing growth as customers trimmed discretionary spend and paced tech investments in a year clouded by macroeconomic uncertainty. The company saw revenue growth contract to 4% year over year in the final quarter of its […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft, Oracle tighten multicloud alliance, ease data migrations

September 15, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Microsoft will install Oracle Exadata and related database hardware in its Azure data centers as part of an expanded multicloud integration partnership, the two companies announced Thursday. Oracle Database@Azure gives customers access to database services running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure […]


Global Cloud

Gaming marketplace Traderie alerts users to data breach

September 8, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Online gaming marketplace Traderie has suffered a data breach that reportedly saw user data stored on its servers. A TechCrunch article reports on a notification email sent to affected users, as well as the advertisement for the database posted on […]


Cloud Security

5 Mistakes to Avoid In a Data Storage Refresh

August 9, 2023

Via: eWeek

As data storage technology has evolved with more choice and options for different use cases—the flavor of today is AI-ready storage—determining the right path for a data storage refresh requires a data-driven approach. Decisions for new data storage must also […]


Cloud Security

Data breaches have seen a huge rise in 2023 so far

August 3, 2023

Via: TechRadar

The outlook for cybersecurity in 2023r continues to worsen, with new figures claiming the number of data breaches worldwide has almost tripled between the first and second quarters. Research from VPN provider Surfshark found 110.8 million accounts around the world […]


Service Models

Flight to cloud drives IaaS networking adoption

August 1, 2023

Via: Network World

As data, applications, and workloads continue to move to the cloud, demand for IaaS networking is surging. The market for cloud-based IaaS networking will reach $19.4 billion in total global revenues this year, according to IDC, with a compound annual […]


Global Cloud

Data, instinct drive executive decision-making

July 25, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Evidence-based and data-driven decisions are the gold standard in most businesses. Yet, often, when the time comes for a final decision, all numbers have already been triple checked and each potential risk weighed against the likely benefits. At that point, […]