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Q&A: Deloitte’s Lisa Noon on Inclusivity and Cloud Evolution
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
As adoption of the cloud accelerates, a broader mix of perspectives can help accelerate innovation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/15/2019
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Weighing Opinions on Going Multicloud versus Vendor Lock-In
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Advantages and limitations separate these two camps when it comes to choosing a strategy for cloud transformation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/13/2019
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IT Talent Shortages: What Businesses are Doing to Cope
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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For organizations that are having trouble recruiting IT professionals with in-demand skills, some options have become available in the cloud and gig economy.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/7/2019
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Q&A: DevOps Institute’s Jayne Groll on the Future of DevOps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
The Interop 2019 speaker discusses ways that enterprises explore DevOps, the skills gap, and the rise of security as code.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/6/2019
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How Low-Code and No-Code Fit into a DevOps Strategy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
There are ways organizations can simplify app creation if they do not have the resources to build them from scratch.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/4/2019
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Q&A: Where IBM Sees Growth in Hybrid Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Eager to show that it is part of the future, IBM shares some of its perspective on how cloud computing continues to evolve.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/27/2019
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Wachter’s Migration to SD-WAN Brought It Savings Over MPLS
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
SD-WAN continues to become more mainstream as businesses realize greater flexibility and reduced costs.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/26/2019
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VMware vRealize vs. Turbonomic: Real User Insights
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
IT professionals shared their thoughts on the pros and cons of a pair of hybrid cloud management tools.
By IT Central Station , 2/21/2019
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Searching For a Cloud-Native App Strategy Amid the Chaos
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
As it gets easier and easier to deploy cloud-native apps, maintaining order increasingly becomes a challenge.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/19/2019
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IBM Takes Watson AI to AWS, Google, Azure
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM is leveraging Kubernetes to enable its Watson AI to run on public clouds AWS, Google, and Microsoft Azure. The move signals a shift in strategy for IBM.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/15/2019
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Tightening the Belt on Excess Spending for Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Migration to the cloud is part of many transformation plans but it can spiral into expenses that could be avoided.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/13/2019
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Where Third-Party Vendors Stand in the Wake of AWS Backup
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Amazon’s offering is meant to deliver convenience—and it may push competing backup services to change tactics.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/8/2019
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Fighting for Digital Transformation in the Government Sector
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
DevOps and digital transformation for government entities can mean addressing policy and security-driven roadblocks.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/5/2019
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Digital Transformation Rx: Moving Health Care to the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
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.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/31/2019
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Finding a Balance Between Microservices and Micromanagement
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Microservices architecture is seen by some as a more effective way to scale DevOps. However putting the pieces together can require more handholding than anticipated.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/28/2019
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Q&A: Cloud Services Offer Retailers New Competitive Edge
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
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.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/21/2019
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Can a Hybrid Cloud Strategy Boost IT Transformation Adoption?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Breaking out of old perceptions about the role of IT departments be the key to being part of companies’ overall digital transformation strategies.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/17/2019
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Expert Predictions on SaaS Use in 2019
Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer
Commentary
Analysts and solution provide expect new approaches to how enterprises and users utilize SaaS.
By Kayla Matthews Technology Writer, 1/14/2019
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What Enterprises Have to Learn About Emerging Tech, Again
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Enterprises often make the same mistakes when adopting technology, generation after generation. A PwC tech leader outlines seven considerations to keep in mind.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/4/2019
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Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
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.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 12/31/2018
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