Tag: public cloud

Global Cloud

3 things to add to your 2022 cloud to-do list

October 19, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Cloud budgets have expanded in the last two years. Although most see the pandemic as the cause, the reality is that IT dollars have shifted to the cloud for pragmatic reasons as well, such as shutting down aging data centers […]

Service Models

4 tips for adopting a multicloud strategy

October 14, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

With architecture strategies percolating in a hybrid-friendly, remote operations world, cloud spend is up across the board this year, coinciding with a decrease in on-premises software spend. Companies are investing more in public cloud resources, the second-highest category for IT […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud extends its reach with new Distributed Cloud options

October 13, 2021

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Google Cloud is extending its reach into customers’ data centers and out to the edge under its new Distributed Cloud banner, primarily aimed at customers with unique data sovereignty, latency, or local data-processing requirements. The two new options announced this […]

Global Cloud

The best way to go ‘all in’ on cloud

October 11, 2021

Via: Info World

In 2015 Capital One CIO Rob Alexander took the AWS re:Invent stage to declaim the company’s independence from its traditional data centers, shifting instead to a reliance on AWS to run its infrastructure. The company went from eight data centers […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

What’s the real value of multicloud redundancy?

September 21, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’ve been hearing the arguments about the use of multicloud: best-of-breed cloud services, cost performance optimization, and, of course, redundancy by leveraging more than a single cloud provider brand. Businesses are using one cloud as a primary and a second […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

What to do when you hit the cloudops wall

September 14, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

You’re a new CIO. It’s 9:00 a.m. on a Wednesday and you’re in an emergency Zoom meeting with IT operations leaders. The faces on the screen are somber, and it’s clear why when they explain the purpose of the meeting. […]

Cloud Security

‘Azurescape’ Kubernetes Attack Allows Cross-Container Cloud Compromise

September 9, 2021

Via: Threat Post

A critical security vulnerability allowing attackers to perform cross-account container takeover in Microsoft’s public cloud, dubbed “Azurescape”, has been uncovered by researchers. The issue exists in Azure Container Instances (ACI), which is Microsoft’s container-as-a-service (CaaS) offering (which enables users to […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The lines between private data centers and public clouds are blurring

September 8, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Remember when there was a distinct difference between public clouds and systems you could see and touch in your data center? This is no longer the case. The lines are blurring between traditional systems, meaning hardware and software purchased or […]

Global Cloud

When a cloud provider retires a service you’re using

August 27, 2021

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Over the years I’ve had a few friends and clients reach out to me, unhappy about some public cloud services being removed, either from a name-brand cloud provider or secondary players. At times, entire clouds were being shut down. The […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

How to Choose a Cloud Provider for Your Hybrid Cloud Solution

August 26, 2021

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Choosing a cloud provider is complicated enough when you plan to run all of your workloads within a single public cloud: You have to compare the various features and pricing schedules that different cloud providers offer to determine the best […]