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Achieving Peak Orchestration in a Multi-Cloud Environment
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You’ve just been asked to look at a multi-cloud solution. You might put on a brave face for upper management, but deep down you know this isn’t going to be easy. You’re right.
By Steven Puddephatt, Technical Architect, GlobalDots , 3/27/2020
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How Zoom, Netflix, and Dropbox are Staying Online During the Pandemic
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Inside the efforts to keep the quarantined world’s popular internet services running smoothly. -- DataCenter Knowledge
By Yevgeniy Sverdlik, DataCenter Knowledge , 3/26/2020
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Cloud Security Planning in the Time of Social Distancing
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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With organizations compelled to push work out to remote, cloud security becomes a very tangible matter.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/20/2020
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Google Grows Cloud Regions, Boosts Cloud Monitoring
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Google is adding new cloud regions at a rapid rate alongside new capabilities that could help grow market share as it takes on rivals Amazon and Microsoft. -- ITPro Today
By Sean Michael Kerner, ITPro Today , 3/12/2020
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5 New Ways DevOps Will Leverage the Cloud
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It’s impossible to know what the future will bring for DevOps in the cloud, but the areas highlighted here are sure to play a role.
By Gilad David Maayan, Contributing Technology Writer , 3/4/2020
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Amazon Gets Temporary Injunction to Halt $10B JEDI Project
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/14/2020
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Cloud Cost Optimization: It’s a Balancing Act
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Cost optimization goes beyond an engineering, stand-alone initiative. Here are some questions to ask and best practices to consider that might help you unlock the benefits.
By Preethy Vaidyanathan, Head of Strategic Initiatives, Tapad , 2/14/2020
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Edge Computing Benefits for AI Crystallizing
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The prospect of performing AI at the edge is still mostly theoretical, but organizations are exploring potential edge computing benefits. -- ITPro Today
By Brian Buntz, ITPro Today , 2/11/2020
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How to Know When a Cloud Computing Trend Has Come to Its End
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Even the best cloud computing trend must end: Why PaaS, serverless, OpenStack and multicloud have already seen their best days. -- ITPro Today
By Christopher Tozzi, ITPro Today , 2/5/2020
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Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders
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Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies.
By Avivah Litan, VP and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner , 2/4/2020
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IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 2/3/2020
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10 Enterprise IT Transformation Trends to Watch for 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/28/2020
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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, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
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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 Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 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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