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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.
Edge Computing Benefits for AI Crystallizing
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The prospect of performing AI at the edge is still mostly theoretical, but organizations are exploring potential edge computing benefits. -- ITPro Today
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
Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders
Commentary  |  2/4/2020
Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies.
IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Slideshows  |  2/3/2020
If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
Commentary  |  10/11/2019
Here are some highlights from last month's Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
Commentary  |  9/9/2019
Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Commentary  |  9/1/2019
With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before.
IBM Puts Red Hat OpenShift to Work on Sports Data at US Open
News  |  8/30/2019
In its latest outing at the tennis tournament, IBM brings technology from Red Hat to the courts to process data in the public cloud.
Box CEO: Security is Core in Ever-Changing Business World
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
CEO of Box, analyst from Gartner, others take a look at the increased demand for security in the cloud.
Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation
Commentary  |  8/15/2019
Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows.
Banking on the Public Cloud?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Financial institutions and banks can no longer risk letting their business models become outdated. Here's how CIOs can build a business case for the C-suite.
The Cloud Question: Native or Hosted?
Commentary  |  7/29/2019
Before making the cloud decision, IT leaders need the facts and the criteria to choose the option that's best for their business, operational and financial goals.
What AT&T's Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
New partnerships set up a three-way dance that might be telling about the way the cloud market could evolve and who will remain relevant.
IBM Esports and Interxion Talk Lessons from Cloud Gaming Tech
Commentary  |  6/28/2019
Enterprises can learn from the infrastructure being built up to support the growing cloud gaming market.
Looking at Clouds from Both Sides Now
Commentary  |  6/24/2019
InformationWeek and Interop want to understand more about your experiences and thoughts on cloud computing.
Q&A: MongoDB’s Ittycheria Talks New Path as a Data Platform
Commentary  |  6/19/2019
After establishing a reputation around its database, MongoDB is out to prove it is a data platform company that can challenge incumbents.
How to Land a Job in Cloud Computing
Slideshows  |  6/19/2019
These 9 tips can help you transition from a traditional IT role to a lucrative position in cloud computing.
Will AI and Machine Learning Break Cloud Architectures?
Commentary  |  6/10/2019
AI and machine learning are powered by lots of data, so much so that one futurist thinks today's cloud architectures aren't enough.
Stepping into the Cloud Requires New IT Security Tactics
Commentary  |  5/7/2019
Adopting a strategy to embrace the cloud should include adequate plans to control and monitor the new environment.
Why You Need to Address Your Cloud Skills Gap
Commentary  |  4/24/2019
The progression of cloud innovations require new skills and new approaches to training IT professionals.
Topspin and Terabytes: IBM Ups Its Cloud Game at the Masters
News  |  4/24/2019
Lessons learned from working with sports data can inform new ways of addressing enterprise DevOps, cloud, and AI needs.
Google Unveils Hybrid Cloud Platform Anthos
News  |  4/11/2019
The reveal at the Google Cloud Next conference opened the door for Google to play a bigger role in cloud transformation.
Q&A: Looker’s Nick Caldwell Discusses Data-Driven Workforces
Commentary  |  4/8/2019
New cloud infrastructure and connected data are changing how collaboration and data management are handled.
Where Does Oracle Fit in the New Cloud Era?
Commentary  |  4/4/2019
Differing perspectives weigh in on the venerable database and the rise of its cloud-native rivals.
Q&A: Nancy Harris of Sage Talks Financial Data and the Cloud
Commentary  |  4/1/2019
Machine learning and AI may create more ways for companies with legacy financial data to leverage the cloud.
Is Hybrid Cloud the New Standard for Future Infrastructure?
Commentary  |  3/27/2019
Plenty of young organizations may be cloud native with public services, but many incumbents cannot go that route.
FinOps Foundation Lays Out Cloud Spending Leadership Roadmap
Commentary  |  3/21/2019
Education and information sharing among peers may help the market be more fiscally efficient about cloud migration.
Q&A: Deloitte’s Lisa Noon on Inclusivity and Cloud Evolution
Commentary  |  3/15/2019
As adoption of the cloud accelerates, a broader mix of perspectives can help accelerate innovation.
Q&A: Where IBM Sees Growth in Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  2/27/2019
Eager to show that it is part of the future, IBM shares some of its perspective on how cloud computing continues to evolve.
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