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What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/13/2018
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10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2018
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The Holy War of Enterprise Tech: One Cloud Isnít Enough
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Enterprises may be asking for trouble if they go with a single-cloud strategy.
By Sham Telang, CTO, LegalZoom , 6/26/2018
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Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/13/2018
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Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/7/2018
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The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
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Commentary
Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
By Bonnie Crater, CEO, Full Circle Insights , 6/4/2018
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The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
By Mark Gonzales, Senior Director, Customer Technology, Elicit , 6/1/2018
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IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/31/2018
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A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
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Commentary
A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
By Fred Sadaghiani, CTO, Sift Science , 5/29/2018
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Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/29/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2018
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Re-Architecting for the Cloud: Optimize Your Migration Strategy
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Commentary
Re-architecting for the cloud is never easy, but following some key steps can result in an optimized strategy that positions your company for cloud migration success.
By J.R. Jasperson, Chief Architect, SendGrid , 5/21/2018
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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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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
InformationWeek,
Satire
[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
InformationWeek,
Satire
[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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Pioneers Create Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Several organizations are assembling the technologies to enable self-sovereign identity, a way for individuals to control who they are online. Blockchain is one of those essential components.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/14/2018
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Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
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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