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Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected?
Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
Commentary  |  9/9/2019
Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Commentary  |  9/1/2019
With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before.
IBM Puts Red Hat OpenShift to Work on Sports Data at US Open
News  |  8/30/2019
In its latest outing at the tennis tournament, IBM brings technology from Red Hat to the courts to process data in the public cloud.
Box CEO: Security is Core in Ever-Changing Business World
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
CEO of Box, analyst from Gartner, others take a look at the increased demand for security in the cloud.
Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation
Commentary  |  8/15/2019
Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows.
Banking on the Public Cloud?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Financial institutions and banks can no longer risk letting their business models become outdated. Here's how CIOs can build a business case for the C-suite.
The Cloud Question: Native or Hosted?
Commentary  |  7/29/2019
Before making the cloud decision, IT leaders need the facts and the criteria to choose the option that's best for their business, operational and financial goals.
What AT&T's Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
New partnerships set up a three-way dance that might be telling about the way the cloud market could evolve and who will remain relevant.
IBM Esports and Interxion Talk Lessons from Cloud Gaming Tech
Commentary  |  6/28/2019
Enterprises can learn from the infrastructure being built up to support the growing cloud gaming market.
Looking at Clouds from Both Sides Now
Commentary  |  6/24/2019
InformationWeek and Interop want to understand more about your experiences and thoughts on cloud computing.
Q&A: MongoDB’s Ittycheria Talks New Path as a Data Platform
Commentary  |  6/19/2019
After establishing a reputation around its database, MongoDB is out to prove it is a data platform company that can challenge incumbents.
How to Land a Job in Cloud Computing
Slideshows  |  6/19/2019
These 9 tips can help you transition from a traditional IT role to a lucrative position in cloud computing.
Will AI and Machine Learning Break Cloud Architectures?
Commentary  |  6/10/2019
AI and machine learning are powered by lots of data, so much so that one futurist thinks today's cloud architectures aren't enough.
Stepping into the Cloud Requires New IT Security Tactics
Commentary  |  5/7/2019
Adopting a strategy to embrace the cloud should include adequate plans to control and monitor the new environment.
Why You Need to Address Your Cloud Skills Gap
Commentary  |  4/24/2019
The progression of cloud innovations require new skills and new approaches to training IT professionals.
Topspin and Terabytes: IBM Ups Its Cloud Game at the Masters
News  |  4/24/2019
Lessons learned from working with sports data can inform new ways of addressing enterprise DevOps, cloud, and AI needs.
Google Unveils Hybrid Cloud Platform Anthos
News  |  4/11/2019
The reveal at the Google Cloud Next conference opened the door for Google to play a bigger role in cloud transformation.
Q&A: Looker’s Nick Caldwell Discusses Data-Driven Workforces
Commentary  |  4/8/2019
New cloud infrastructure and connected data are changing how collaboration and data management are handled.
Where Does Oracle Fit in the New Cloud Era?
Commentary  |  4/4/2019
Differing perspectives weigh in on the venerable database and the rise of its cloud-native rivals.
Q&A: Nancy Harris of Sage Talks Financial Data and the Cloud
Commentary  |  4/1/2019
Machine learning and AI may create more ways for companies with legacy financial data to leverage the cloud.
Is Hybrid Cloud the New Standard for Future Infrastructure?
Commentary  |  3/27/2019
Plenty of young organizations may be cloud native with public services, but many incumbents cannot go that route.
FinOps Foundation Lays Out Cloud Spending Leadership Roadmap
Commentary  |  3/21/2019
Education and information sharing among peers may help the market be more fiscally efficient about cloud migration.
Q&A: Deloitte’s Lisa Noon on Inclusivity and Cloud Evolution
Commentary  |  3/15/2019
As adoption of the cloud accelerates, a broader mix of perspectives can help accelerate innovation.
Q&A: Where IBM Sees Growth in Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Eager to show that it is part of the future, IBM shares some of its perspective on how cloud computing continues to evolve.
Wachter’s Migration to SD-WAN Brought It Savings Over MPLS
Commentary  |  2/26/2019
SD-WAN continues to become more mainstream as businesses realize greater flexibility and reduced costs.
VMware vRealize vs. Turbonomic: Real User Insights
Commentary  |  2/21/2019
IT professionals shared their thoughts on the pros and cons of a pair of hybrid cloud management tools.
Myth or Matter: Is There a DevOps Talent Shortage?
Commentary  |  2/14/2019
Enterprises that hold out to hire DevOps unicorns may be overlooking worthwhile workers who are already available.
Tightening the Belt on Excess Spending for Cloud
Commentary  |  2/13/2019
Migration to the cloud is part of many transformation plans but it can spiral into expenses that could be avoided.
Where Third-Party Vendors Stand in the Wake of AWS Backup
Commentary  |  2/8/2019
Amazon's offering is meant to deliver convenience-and it may push competing backup services to change tactics.
Fighting for Digital Transformation in the Government Sector
Commentary  |  2/5/2019
DevOps and digital transformation for government entities can mean addressing policy and security-driven roadblocks.
Digital Transformation Rx: Moving Health Care to the Cloud
Commentary  |  1/31/2019
Modernizing an industry that is under federal compliance mandates and historically has been slow to embrace new IT can require an extra bit of finesse.
Q&A: Cloud Services Offer Retailers New Competitive Edge
Commentary  |  1/21/2019
Incumbent retailers can no longer count on size and scale to fend off startup rivals. Google Cloud's Pravin Pillai discusses how cloud-based solutions can make these enterprises nimbler.
Can a Hybrid Cloud Strategy Boost IT Transformation Adoption?
News  |  1/17/2019
Breaking out of old perceptions about the role of IT departments be the key to being part of companies' overall digital transformation strategies.
Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
Commentary  |  12/31/2018
For all the market research numbers floating around about cloud computing, what is missing is advice on what IT organizations should be doing with IaaS, SaaS, and other cloud concepts.
Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019
Slideshows  |  12/12/2018
Leading consultancies and analyst firms offer their predictions on how key technologies, such as cloud computing, AI, IoT, and robotics will shape up in 2019.
Cloud Computing 2019: The Cloud Comes of Age
News  |  12/10/2018
A Forrester study predicts that enterprises must respond nimbly to address changing cloud markets and technologies.
What to Look for in a Data Protection Officer, and Do You Need One?
Commentary  |  12/4/2018
The hiring of a data protection officer is a key element of compliance with GDPR, but it's also an opportunity to differentiate your company.
Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
News  |  11/29/2018
Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here's what AWS presented as proof.
Pac-12 Gets Public Cloud Assist for Big Score
News  |  11/28/2018
Pac-12 Networks has expanded its partnership with public cloud provider AWS as part of its ongoing mission to engage with and best serve Pac-12 fans.
Why Banking Industry Cloud Strategies Lag Behind
Commentary  |  11/23/2018
Research shows that banks have been slow to embrace the cloud, but maybe the reasons behind their reluctance don't apply any more.
Cloud Vendors on the Rise in 2019
Commentary  |  11/5/2018
The largest cloud providers may be familiar names, but their offerings are changing and the cloud marketplace is rapidly evolving. Browse our list of cloud vendors to watch in 2019.
Modern Advances in Disaster Alert Technology
News  |  10/22/2018
When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here's a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
Cutting Cloud Waste, Painlessly
News  |  10/11/2018
Don't let needless spending diminish the value of your cloud resources. Here's how to cut costs without hurting results.
Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust
News  |  10/9/2018
There's more to elite software delivery and operational performance than just tools and the right cloud architecture.
Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?
Commentary  |  10/9/2018
Advancements in the cloud sector and interest in DevOps have organizations wondering how the two initiatives can work together.
Don't Be Afraid to Reboot Your Cloud Architecture
Commentary  |  9/24/2018
It may sound radical, but one way to deal with increasing cloud complexity is a complete reboot of your cloud architecture.
IT Budgets: Traditional Still Bigger than Cloud
News  |  9/20/2018
While cloud spending continues to grow as a percent of the total IT budget, traditional IT still commands the majority of IT dollars.
4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages
Commentary  |  9/11/2018
Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.
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