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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 5/17/2018
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5 Common GDPR Misconceptions
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
A company's effort to comply with GDPR don't end on May 25. The work is ongoing, tied to a recognition of privacy as a fundamental right.
By Tomas Honzak, Director of Security and Compliance at GoodData , 5/16/2018
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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
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[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
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[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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There was no shortage of expert advice and sage predictions as takeaways from last week's Interop ITX conference. Here are some examples.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/10/2018
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The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/3/2018
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Moving Apps to the Cloud Is Painful; These Steps Can Make It Hurt Less
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Migrating an application to the cloud involves much more than just selecting a cloud provider. It can be done, but think security, connectivity, and things like labor costs.
By Mark Goldin, CTO, Cornerstone OnDemand , 4/27/2018
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How Cloud Computing Is Impacting Disaster Recovery Planning
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Commentary
IT executives know that the cloud is changing everything, but they might forget that they have to update their disaster recovery plan accordingly.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 4/24/2018
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Businesses Are on the Cusp of an Automation Revolution
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The cloud is much more than on-demand computing and storage resources. It is the foundation for a whole new world of exciting and smart ways of doing business.
By Bob Weiler, Executive Vice President, Oracle Global Business Units , 4/19/2018
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Technology Faces State-of-Mind Hurdles
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Cloud and open source advocate Sam Ramji, vice president for product management for the Google Cloud Platform, provides a sneak peek into his Interop ITX keynote.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/11/2018
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The State of the Cloud 2018
Joe Masters Emison, Co-Founder, BuildFax
Satire
It's time to stop with the excuses and recognize why an organization needs to move to the cloud.
By Joe Masters Emison Co-Founder, BuildFax, 4/9/2018
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Does Your IT Department Have the Proper Cloud Skills?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
As cloud offerings evolve and enterprise organizations look to do more in the cloud, IT professionals need to add new cloud-related skills.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/27/2018
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Accenture CIO: Journey to Cloud Accelerates Tech Upgrades
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Accenture CIO Andrew Wilson is 2 years into a 3-year journey to put 90% of the company's IT infrastructure into the cloud. Here's how that cloud commitment helped accelerate a recent IT project.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2018
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Don’t Neglect Your Data in a Rush to the Cloud
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
Satire
Greg Hoffer, vice president of engineering at GlobalScape, says that sometimes customers get so caught up in the cloud's fast-and-easy mantra they don't fully think out the security implications for their data.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 3/23/2018
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The Discriminating Executive’s Guide to Cloud Computing
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Commentary
Business leaders need more than technical speak; they need cogent answers to critical business questions.
By Rich Murr, CIO, Epicor Software , 3/20/2018
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Manage What You Can't See: No Magic Required
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
Satire
Andi Mann, chief technology advocate at Splunk, is a big proponent of 'observability' – knowing what's happening with all systems, services and apps to be able to fix and, eventually, prevent problems.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 3/19/2018
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Protection from Software Publishers Ripping You Off
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Do you ever wonder why software licenses are so complicated, and what you can do about them?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/15/2018
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4 Reasons Why Kubernetes Is Hot
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Satire
Interop ITX expert Brian Gracely explains why the container orchestration platform is so popular.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 3/13/2018
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DevOps Futures: SREs, Re-Skilling, and New-Ops
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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It's time to ditch the phrase no-ops. DevOps gives IT the opportunity to expand their current skill sets in new roles and become better leaders by managing cross-functional teams. No, all we see are new-ops.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 3/6/2018
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The Cloud Builds on Hard-Earned Credibility
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Cloud computing has overcome some tough resistance over the years, but it has gained acceptance and proven it's value. Now IT pros have to make sure that cloud technology is applied the right way, delivering the solutions that business managers need.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/23/2018
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