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Can a Hybrid Cloud Strategy Boost IT Transformation Adoption?
News  |  1/17/2019
Breaking out of old perceptions about the role of IT departments be the key to being part of companies' overall digital transformation strategies.
Expert Predictions on SaaS Use in 2019
Commentary  |  1/14/2019
Analysts and solution provide expect new approaches to how enterprises and users utilize SaaS.
What Enterprises Have to Learn About Emerging Tech, Again
Commentary  |  1/4/2019
Enterprises often make the same mistakes when adopting technology, generation after generation. A PwC tech leader outlines seven considerations to keep in mind.
Cloud Trends: Look Behind the Numbers
Commentary  |  12/31/2018
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.
Debunking Three Common Cloud Misconceptions
Commentary  |  12/18/2018
Combatting the misconceptions surrounding cloud computing requires continuous exploration of new opportunities emerging today because of ongoing cloud technology innovations.
AWS: Not Just Up in the Cloud Any More
News  |  12/17/2018
AWS Outposts will let enterprises put the AWS hardware and software in their own data centers, providing the benefits of the public cloud for sensitive data.
Top 10 Tech Predictions for 2019
Slideshows  |  12/12/2018
Leading consultancies and analyst firms offer their predictions on how key technologies, such as cloud computing, AI, IoT, and robotics will shape up in 2019.
Cloud Computing 2019: The Cloud Comes of Age
News  |  12/10/2018
A Forrester study predicts that enterprises must respond nimbly to address changing cloud markets and technologies.
AWS Aims to Speed and Simplify Robot Development
News  |  12/3/2018
Robotics use cases are endless, but the overhead of developing them is stymying progress. AWS Robomaker, announced at AWS re:Invent, with lowers the barriers so developers can spend more time innovating.
Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security
Commentary  |  11/30/2018
The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls.
Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
News  |  11/29/2018
Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here's what AWS presented as proof.
Pac-12 Gets Public Cloud Assist for Big Score
News  |  11/28/2018
Pac-12 Networks has expanded its partnership with public cloud provider AWS as part of its ongoing mission to engage with and best serve Pac-12 fans.
It's a Business, not Tech Transformation
Commentary  |  11/28/2018
Your digital transformation strategy isn't primarily about technology but about rethinking the future of the business.
Why Banking Industry Cloud Strategies Lag Behind
Commentary  |  11/23/2018
Research shows that banks have been slow to embrace the cloud, but maybe the reasons behind their reluctance don't apply any more.
6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019
News  |  11/16/2018
Look for new technologies to emerge - and for emerging technologies to become the norm - in the new year.
Tech Vendors to Watch in 2019
Commentary  |  11/13/2018
Our listings of the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics can help streamline your IT product selection process.
How IBM and Red Hat Will Impact Your Cloud Strategy
Commentary  |  11/12/2018
Barring a heavy-handed approach to the recent acquisition, IBM and Red Hat can do some amazing things in the market.
Why SaaS Cannot Be Ignored by Today’s Businesses
Commentary  |  11/7/2018
Now is the time for companies to transition to a SaaS model, if they haven't already done so.
DevOps Vendors at the Forefront in 2019
Commentary  |  11/7/2018
As DevOps becomes a widespread enterprise trend, vendors are expanding and improving tools to incorporate DevSecOps and further address cloud and open source needs.
Cloud Vendors on the Rise in 2019
Commentary  |  11/5/2018
The largest cloud providers may be familiar names, but their offerings are changing and the cloud marketplace is rapidly evolving. Browse our list of cloud vendors to watch in 2019.
How to Dethrone Inefficient Software in Your Organization
Commentary  |  11/2/2018
It's time for companies to adopt modern approaches to software, like SaaS, and that means embracing change and abandoning "we've always done it this way."
Rethinking IT for Cloud Computing
Commentary  |  10/29/2018
A cloud strategy isn't just about committing to cloud resources, it can mean rethinking lots of IT management basics.
The Transformation of Healthcare with AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/16/2018
Artificial intelligence and machine learning already are having an impact in a sector that concerns all of us, healthcare.
Cutting Cloud Waste, Painlessly
News  |  10/11/2018
Don't let needless spending diminish the value of your cloud resources. Here's how to cut costs without hurting results.
Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust
News  |  10/9/2018
There's more to elite software delivery and operational performance than just tools and the right cloud architecture.
Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?
Commentary  |  10/9/2018
Advancements in the cloud sector and interest in DevOps have organizations wondering how the two initiatives can work together.
Why It's Time IT Gets a Seat at the Table
Commentary  |  10/1/2018
The growing importance and complexity of IT mean that the CIO needs a seat at the table when it comes to driving innovation.
Microsoft, Adobe, SAP Launch Open Data Initiative
News  |  9/25/2018
Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP will enable a common data model in a Microsoft Azure-based data lake that allows for interoperability of data among platforms from all three companies.
Don't Be Afraid to Reboot Your Cloud Architecture
Commentary  |  9/24/2018
It may sound radical, but one way to deal with increasing cloud complexity is a complete reboot of your cloud architecture.
IT Budgets: Traditional Still Bigger than Cloud
News  |  9/20/2018
While cloud spending continues to grow as a percent of the total IT budget, traditional IT still commands the majority of IT dollars.
How Edge Computing Will Change Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
Edge computing holds promise for enterprises, particularly in supporting their IoT implementations. However, edge also raises some security concerns.
4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
Study: DevOps Outsourcing Can Cost You
News  |  9/12/2018
The new report by DORA on the state of DevOps in 2018 found outsourcing to be the crutch of low software delivery performers.
Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages
Commentary  |  9/11/2018
Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.
AWS vs. Azure: Users Share Their Experiences
Commentary  |  9/7/2018
Enterprise IT professionals offer their insights into two of the leading cloud platforms, AWS and Azure.
It's No Longer 'If,' but 'When and How' to Move to Cloud
Commentary  |  9/4/2018
Accept that your organization will migrate to the cloud, but also understand that such a migration requires planning and a staged approach.
How to Overcome CloudSec Budget Constraints
How to Overcome CloudSec Budget Constraints
InformationWeek Videos  |  9/4/2018
Robert LaMagna-Reiter, Sr. Director, Information Security at First National Technology Solutions, shares examples of how to apply your existing IT tools to work for your cloud security strategy.
Get to a State of Continuous Integration and Development
Commentary  |  8/30/2018
It's time to get control of your application development processes and stop the code creep with DevOps.
Eliminating Performance Bottlenecks on Web-Based AI
Commentary  |  8/24/2018
The end-to-end cloud ecosystem must mature rapidly to support enterprise deployment of AI and machine learning applications.
IaaS: Alternative Cloud Providers for the Enterprise
News  |  8/24/2018
There are alternatives to IaaS providers like AWS, Google, and Microsoft Azure. Here are a handful of other providers that give enterprises more choices on price, stability, and ease of use.
Tips for a True Multi-Cloud Strategy
Commentary  |  8/16/2018
Develop a multi-cloud strategy that can genuinely benefit your organization by following these recommendations.
Cloud Companies Should Build for Vertical Industries
Commentary  |  8/13/2018
The pendulum has swung in the software business, with customers demanding vertical market expertise rather than general-purpose software.
Why Disaster Recovery Isn't What it Used to Be
Commentary  |  8/3/2018
The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
Tips for Assessing Cloud Migration Options
Commentary  |  7/31/2018
The decision process for selecting the right cloud options for various applications starts with an assessment of each individual application.
The Cloud Steps Into Maturity
News  |  7/26/2018
Announcements from Google Cloud Next 2018 -- like those of Google's rivals -- highlight just how far the cloud has come in a few years.
How Cloud is Transforming the Data Center
Commentary  |  7/19/2018
Consider how cloud options have changed the way we think of data centers in just a few years.
How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
News  |  7/16/2018
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Slideshows  |  7/10/2018
Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
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