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How to Measure Your Cloud Success in Kilowatts
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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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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AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/10/2019
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AWS Offers Help for Enterprise Machine Learning Efforts
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Enterprises have been slow to move their pilot machine learning and AI projects into production, but now Amazon AWS is offering a host of new services to help.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/10/2019
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Reflections on Tech in 2019
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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We look at 2019's most popular content on InformationWeek and put perspective around the technology areas that took off in terms of innovation and adoption.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 12/9/2019
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Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box
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There’s a clear way to fill the ever-growing technical skills gap, and it starts with the hiring managers thinking a bit differently than they have in the past.
By Stephanie Herrera, Global Vice President, Computer Futures , 12/9/2019
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Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
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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AWS CEO Andy Jassy: Leadership Is Key to Transformation
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
The tenor at AWS re:Invent paints a picture of more companies tossing out mainframes to take advantage of the cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/4/2019
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Password-Cracking Teams Up in CrackQ Release
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
The open source platform aims to make password-cracking more manageable and efficient for red teams.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/4/2019
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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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5 Must-Have IT Infrastructure Automation Tools
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There’s no one tool that can do it all. But in the end, it is all about tools that provide maximum ROI within the given budget.
By Hardik Shah, Product Development Consultant, Simform , 11/29/2019
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Developing the Developer: How to Attract and Keep Top Talent
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Organizations must have a clear business strategy that aligns software development to wider business objectives. Here are four tips to help in this effort.
By Arun Ramachandran, Global Head of Transaction Banking Development, Finastra , 11/27/2019
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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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Getting to Cloud, What are the Key Factors?
Jim Ditmore,
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Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
By Jim Ditmore , 11/7/2019
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Q&A: IBM Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter Talks Hybrid, Multi-Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
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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Forrester Analyst: Next Gen of Information Fabric Is Close
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
It is time to stop building monolithic systems and start weaving new data fabric that can manage information dynamically, according to Forrester's Michele Goetz.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/1/2019
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Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
As microservices, multi-cloud, and other features introduce more layers of complexity, developers may need a hand combing through the thicket of apps.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/28/2019
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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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Ascent Conference Insights: Bots, Data, and SaaS Culture
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Suggestions on how automation can be leveraged and ways to use SaaS more efficiently peppered conversations with Zendesk and Hugo.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/21/2019
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What Digital Transformation Is (And Isn't)
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  12/4/2019
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Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  12/3/2019
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