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Cloud Clients

Semantics and virtualization, data integration and data governance on the way to the cloud

January 15, 2020

Via: ZDnet

AtScale is a data virtualization provider for analytics. What this means is that AtScale provides an abstraction layer that enables its users to access the underlying data stores it supports in a streamlined way. Last time we covered AtScale, in […]


Global Cloud

Cloud Platforms, Marketplaces, and Startups – Part One

January 15, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

One of the most exciting recent developments in the cloud software business is the proliferation of partner ecosystems, with large public and late-stage private cloud companies creating their own marketplaces to offer ready-to-install, pre-integrated partner solutions. Salesforce, of course, started […]


Global Cloud

MariaDB Platform X4 adds cloud-first, columnar storage

January 14, 2020

Via: ZDnet

MariaDB Corporation, the commercial entity behind the MariaDB open source relational database that began life as a “fork” of MySQL, is today announcing a new version of its platform. The release, dubbed Platform X4, brings new a storage paradigm to […]


Global Cloud

Equinix is acquiring bare metal cloud provider Packet

January 14, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Equinix announced today that is acquiring bare metal cloud provider Packet. The New York City startup that had raised over $36 million on a $100 million valuation, according to Pitchbook data. Equinix has a set of data centers and co-locations […]


Global Cloud

Salesforce announces new tools to boost developer experience on Commerce Cloud

January 13, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Salesforce announced some new developer tools today, designed to make it easier for programmers to build applications on top of Commerce Cloud in what is known in industry parlance as a “headless” system. What that means is that developers can […]


Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models, Uncategorized

Informatica doubles down on the cloud data pipeline

January 13, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Over the past few years, we’ve been focusing our research on how cloud-native architecture has transformed databases. By separating compute from storage, database providers have been able to simplify operation through serverless deployment; improve service levels by leveraging fast interconnects […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

3 Multicloud Security Considerations for the Modern Enterprise

January 9, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

More than 85 percent of companies already operate in multicloud environments and by 2021, 98 percent plan to use multiple hybrid clouds, according to the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). After cloud adoption, the application modernization trend follows, with […]


Cloud Clients

AvePoint lands $200M investment to expand market for Microsoft cloud governance tools

January 8, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

While Microsoft cloud services such as SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and Office 365 are used widely by large organizations, the products don’t come standard with an enterprise-grade control layer. That’s where AvePoint, a Microsoft independent software vendor (ISV), comes in. Today, […]


Global Cloud

Review: How Fugue protects cloud assets

January 8, 2020

Via: CSO Online

We have evaluated quite a few cloud security platforms designed to bring the same high level of cybersecurity protections found on physical assets to the more nebulous and constantly-evolving cloud environment. Although they have used various technologies and techniques, the […]


Global Cloud

Cloud computing is the unheralded hero at CES 2020

January 7, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’m speaking at CES 2020 this year. This is the first non-cloud-focused event I’ve attended in years, and I’m looking forward to learning about new things. What strikes me though is that this is actually a cloud event in disguise. […]