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Global Cloud

5 Steps to Transform to On-Premises Cloud Services

September 28, 2020

Via: CIO

By now, the benefits of the cloud are well known: reduced costs, improved scalability, increased efficiency, and more agility. But not all enterprise applications, workloads, and data are suited for it. Compliance and security issues prevent moving some to the […]


Global Cloud

Coming Soon to a Cloud Near You: HPC and AI Workloads

September 18, 2020

Via: CIO

In his Third Law of Motion, Isaac Newton noted that “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” While the physics are quite different, you could say much the same today to characterize the relationship between the growing […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Equifax goes all in on the public cloud

September 17, 2020

Via: CIO

Ask almost any CIO whether they would re-platform their business in the cloud, given the budget, time and technical resources, and the answer would unequivocally be yes. But standardizing on a cloud platform during a global pandemic adds an unexpected […]


Global Cloud

5 ways to avoid cloud waste

August 26, 2020

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Today, everyone uses the cloud. According to Flexera’s State of the Cloud 2020 Report, 98% of businesses are using at least one public or private cloud. The other 2% are fibbing or still running Windows XP. The No. 1 reason […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud migration gets harder

August 25, 2020

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The chart below depicts the number of applications migrated over time in blue, and the degree of difficulty of moving those applications in orange. This is a fictional collection of applications; however, the concept that difficulty increases the more you […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

IHS Markit makes bold bet on public cloud during the pandemic

August 11, 2020

Via: CIO

As the coronavirus forced businesses to close in March, IHS Markit faced a difficult decision. The company, which provides data analytics services, had hoped to offload the bulk of its compute functions to the public cloud beginning in 2020, but […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

Security teams struggle to keep pace with cloud threats

August 10, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Misconfiguration, unauthorised access and account hijacking are the most pressing of a number of threats to public cloud environments, which are now reaching a level where security operations are finding it more and more of a challenge to keep up, […]


Global Cloud

From Cloud Development to Datacenter Production

August 7, 2020

Via: CIO

Considering that AI Workloads running in a public cloud – or a cloud-enabled datacenter – need comprehensive planning and in-depth analysis of cost structures, data and compute need to end up in a cost-optimized production environment. A post recently written […]


Deployment Models, Global Cloud, Public Cloud

Oracle’s Cloud VMware Solution becomes generally available

August 6, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Oracle on Thursday announced it’s expanding the Oracle Cloud VMware Solution to all of Oracle’s public cloud regions, as well as Dedicated Region [email protected] deployments. The Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, first announced last September, effectively lets customers run the full […]


Global Cloud

Majority of organisations at risk of cloud data exposure

July 29, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Organisations continue to leave assets deployed in the public cloud with services such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft routinely exposed and unprotected, with cloud estates now frequently breached through weak links such as neglected and unpatched internet-facing workloads, authentication issues […]