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Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
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Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
By Gaurav Sharma, Director of Operations, Chetu , 1/17/2020
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How to Succeed With a Cloud Transformation Strategy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/16/2020
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Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
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Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 1/9/2020
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Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
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Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
By Cameron Jenkins, EVP, Modern Systems, an Advanced company , 1/6/2020
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How to Measure Your Cloud Success in Kilowatts
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A Gartner analyst suggests kilowatts can be “the perfect progress metric” for implementation of an enterprise cloud strategy. -- Data Center Knowledge
By Yevgeniy Sverdlik, Data Center Knowledge , 12/11/2019
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Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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AWS re:Invent reveals how Amazon broke boundaries on virtualization and the benefits Vanguard reaped from cloud migration.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/6/2019
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Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
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ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
By Sean Michael Kerner, ITPro Today , 12/3/2019
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When Planets Align: Edge Computing’s Game-Changing Potential
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Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
By Beth Devin, Managing Director, Citi Ventures , 11/20/2019
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Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
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If businesses are aware of the potential post-migration challenges ahead of time, they will be more prepared to take the necessary steps to prevent them.
By Bill Saltys, Senior Vice President, Alliances, Apps Associates , 11/11/2019
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Q&A: IBM Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter Talks Hybrid, Multi-Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Organizations may find themselves at the center of increasingly complex cloud environments stitched together from different services.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/5/2019
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Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
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IT leaders need to understand that a problem exists and then think through approaches. Once they do that, the technology to employ is easier to figure out. Here's some guidance.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 11/5/2019
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Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/23/2019
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Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
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Here are some highlights from last month’s Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
By Rob Inman, Vendor Manager, Cloud Infrastructure, PCM Inc. , 10/11/2019
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What Financial Firms Want in Cloud Adoption Strategies
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Lead technologists from three financial institutions shared their infrastructure transformation needs at New York Enterprise Tech Meetup.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/4/2019
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IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 10/1/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/27/2019
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Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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At an Oracle OpenWorld keynote address, Larry Ellison said the autonomous nature of Oracle's cloud could protect customers from data breaches, and announced several product updates.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/2019
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Complexity: Cloud Computing’s Achilles Heel
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While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 9/19/2019
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Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
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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?
By Kishore Durg, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Cloud, Technology Services , 9/10/2019
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Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
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Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
By George Nelson, VP of cloud services, ServerCentral Turing Group , 9/9/2019
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