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Cloud Computing Issues

What exactly is cloud testing?

March 20, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

Think about streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, which pride themselves on providing a wide range of easily accessible, on-demand programmes and films. With millions of users and an enormous amount of data, the cloud is a vital tool […]


Cloud Computing Issues

A recipe for avoiding disaster in the cloud

March 19, 2019

Via: TechRadar

A business doesn’t get to choose when disaster strikes. Whether it’s as mundane as a server outage or as serious as a fire, disasters always take us by surprise and leave us to deal with the consequences. However, that doesn’t […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Oracle updates cloud applications as SaaS sales builds momentum

March 19, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle on Tuesday announced improvements to its suite of cloud applications, including the Oracle ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, SCM Cloud and CX Cloud. With these updates, Oracle’s customers will see more sophisticated functionality, including more machine learning-powered features. The enahncements […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

7 considerations for choosing the right hybrid cloud provider

March 18, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Hybrid cloud computing is an attractive option for businesses that want to combine the advantages of public and private clouds. An organization’s hybrid cloud provider will be an important partner as it integrates on-premises systems with cloud-based ones. Before awarding […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Others

CIO trends 2019: Multi-cloud is becoming the norm

March 18, 2019

Via: CIO

Organizations everywhere are moving forward with digital transformation plans and projects. Consequently, almost all of them (94 percent) are now “cloudified” – in other words, they all use the cloud in one way or another, a phenomenon described in RightScale’s […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Join the tag team – how to optimise tagging policies for the cloud

March 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Think of the cloud as a serviced apartment: your business’s fully-managed home on the internet. While the cloud provider is responsible for everything from the underlying architecture to physical security, accessibility and maintenance, the tenant is responsible for their own […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Ensuring Security In An Era Of AI And Cloud Platforms

March 12, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

On average, an enterprise experiences 12.2 incidents of stolen account credentials stored in the cloud, per month. Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report examined trends and patterns in data theft, data loss, and other issues. The report revealed that 32% of […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

For a better cloud strategy, look to data

March 12, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Enterprise cloud strategy is undergoing revolutionary changes. While initial deployments focused largely on back-office support functions and migrating workloads to off-site infrastructure, the modern cloud has become a go-to solution for top-tier workloads and forward-looking initiatives, such as mobile data […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Survey: Cloud monitoring, management tools come up short

March 11, 2019

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Cost and complexity were the top reasons given for cloud-monitoring failures. Forty-five percent said cloud support required additional software licenses or network monitoring tool modules, which they didn’t want to pay for. Forty-four percent indicated that cloud support in their […]


Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Security Considerations for Whatever Cloud Service Model You Adopt

March 11, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

Companies recognize the strategic importance of adopting a cloud service model to transform their operations, but there still needs to be a focus on mitigating potential information risks with appropriate cloud security considerations, controls and requirements without compromising functionality, ease […]