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Amazon Gets Temporary Injunction to Halt $10B JEDI Project
News  |  2/14/2020
AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
Cloud Cost Optimization: It’s a Balancing Act
Commentary  |  2/14/2020
Cost optimization goes beyond an engineering, stand-alone initiative. Here are some questions to ask and best practices to consider that might help you unlock the benefits.
Report: AWS Lambda Dominates as Serverless Adoption Grows
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
Survey by Datadog shows ongoing prevalence for Amazon's Lambda service as organizations scale up their use of serverless architecture.
SAP Gives Enterprise IT Customers an Extension
News  |  2/10/2020
ERP giant SAP wants all its customers to migrate to its new platform S/4HANA, but it's a time consuming and expensive process. So the company is extending maintenance on its earlier platform.
How to Know When a Cloud Computing Trend Has Come to Its End
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
Even the best cloud computing trend must end: Why PaaS, serverless, OpenStack and multicloud have already seen their best days. -- ITPro Today
How Continuous Intelligence Enhances Observability in DevOps
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
The escalation of data and workloads in the cloud calls for continuous intelligence to maintain order.
10 Enterprise IT Transformation Trends to Watch for 2020
Slideshows  |  1/28/2020
Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year.
What Retail Can Build on and Get From Cloud in 2020
Commentary  |  1/20/2020
Demand for data-driven strategies and personalized interaction with customers push industry to embrace digital resources.
Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
How to Succeed With a Cloud Transformation Strategy
Commentary  |  1/16/2020
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
Microsoft's Nadella Says Tech Intensity Will Drive Retail in 2020
News  |  1/13/2020
Data is waiting to be leveraged for better insights on commerce and customer habits in the retail space.
Low-Code Player Grabs RPA for Automation
News  |  1/13/2020
Low-code platform vendor Appian is looking to provide a single platform for automation, AI and low code with a new RPA acquisition.
Media Enterprises Fight Extinction with Transformation & Data
News  |  1/10/2020
A report released at CES shows media organizations are concerned about changes in delivery, technology, and a need for new skills.
Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
Commentary  |  1/9/2020
Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
Commentary  |  1/6/2020
Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
AI Explosion Brewing in the Cloud for 2020
Commentary  |  1/3/2020
Expert from Accenture sees the cloud as the gateway for enterprises to access more innovation this year.
CIO Influence Shifts as Cloud Spending Rises
News  |  12/31/2019
As more IT spending goes to cloud providers, IT organizations are seeing their influence and control shift.
Strategic Hiring in Today’s Changing Technology Landscape
Commentary  |  12/27/2019
CIOs, CTOs and hiring managers should apply these four elements when assessing tech candidates.
6 Data and Analytics Deals that Changed the Game in 2019
Slideshows  |  12/16/2019
The data, analytics, machine learning, and AI market looks a lot different than it did a year ago following a series of big acquisitions. Here's a look.
How to Measure Your Cloud Success in Kilowatts
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
A Gartner analyst suggests kilowatts can be "the perfect progress metric" for implementation of an enterprise cloud strategy. -- Data Center Knowledge
AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Commentary  |  12/10/2019
A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
AWS Offers Help for Enterprise Machine Learning Efforts
News  |  12/10/2019
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.
Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization
News  |  12/6/2019
AWS re:Invent reveals how Amazon broke boundaries on virtualization and the benefits Vanguard reaped from cloud migration.
AWS CEO Andy Jassy: Leadership Is Key to Transformation
News  |  12/4/2019
The tenor at AWS re:Invent paints a picture of more companies tossing out mainframes to take advantage of the cloud.
Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
5 Must-Have IT Infrastructure Automation Tools
Commentary  |  11/29/2019
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.
When Planets Align: Edge Computing’s Game-Changing Potential
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
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.
Q&A: IBM Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter Talks Hybrid, Multi-Cloud
Commentary  |  11/5/2019
Organizations may find themselves at the center of increasingly complex cloud environments stitched together from different services.
Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
Commentary  |  11/5/2019
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.
Just How Hard is it to Move from One Cloud Provider to Another?
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
A cloud migration is easier than you might think, assuming that you gain a good understanding of your own apps and services and what each cloud provider offers.
Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
As microservices, multi-cloud, and other features introduce more layers of complexity, developers may need a hand combing through the thicket of apps.
Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Slideshows  |  10/23/2019
Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
Oracle’s Mark Hurd Passes Away at 62
News  |  10/18/2019
Co-CEO dies one month after taking a leave of absence to address an undisclosed health issue.
Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
Commentary  |  10/11/2019
Here are some highlights from last month's Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
Tech Nation Report: Robust Online Collaboration in DevOps
Commentary  |  10/10/2019
Cross-national perspectives on scaling up companies, hiring talent, and collaboration marked the release of a report on British tech.
What Financial Firms Want in Cloud Adoption Strategies
Commentary  |  10/4/2019
Lead technologists from three financial institutions shared their infrastructure transformation needs at New York Enterprise Tech Meetup.
IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Slideshows  |  10/1/2019
Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
Takeaway from MLOps NYC: Open Source Frameworks Need TLC
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
The growing open source options to manage and develop machine learning applications still require customization and care before enterprises dive in.
Navigating the Skills Gap in the Hybrid Cloud Era
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
IT leaders who will survive in the hybrid multi-cloud world are fostering the skills they already have in-house, while embracing some shifts toward new ideas.
Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
Q&A: New Relic CEO Lew Cirne on Observability in Development
Commentary  |  9/26/2019
More tools to better understand how apps are interconnected could save time on repairs and chasing security alerts.
Open Source Gains Ground in the Enterprise
News  |  9/26/2019
You may not hear a lot of enterprise executives talking about it, but open source software is becoming a mainstay in big organizations.
Q&A: Google Cloud's Lin Talks Next Phase of Anthos
News  |  9/20/2019
Google offers a look at some additional features being introduced to Anthos and where it fits in cloud transformation.
Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
News  |  9/19/2019
At an Oracle OpenWorld keynote address, Larry Ellison said the autonomous nature of Oracle's cloud could protect customers from data breaches, and announced several product updates.
Complexity: Cloud Computing’s Achilles Heel
Commentary  |  9/19/2019
While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done.
How Data Scientists Can Tear Down Fears of Innovation
Commentary  |  9/11/2019
AI and other fresh ideas can put organizations on the path to transformation, but their champions may face systemic pushback from entrenched team members.
Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected?
Q&A: Denim Group CTO on DevSecOps and Resolving Disconnect
Commentary  |  9/9/2019
Sorting out the conflicting approaches of security and development teams is essential for digital transformation to advance, particularly in regulated sectors.
Digital Transformation: What Keeps CEOs Awake at Night?
Commentary  |  9/4/2019
Here are the top four concerns bugging CEOs and board members about digital makeovers -- and fixes CIOs can apply to mitigate the impact of those worries.
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