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Are Your Cloud Costs Outpacing Your Growth?
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Here are three key business areas to investigate as you assess how the cloud is serving your larger business goals.
By Eric Dynowski, CTO, ServerCentral Turing Group , 3/29/2021
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How Quickly Are Companies Really Adopting Cloud? It’s Complicated
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While cloud computing is becoming ever-more common in enterprise IT, what the hype leaves out is that most companies are still relatively early in the adoption cycle.
By Nicholas Dimotakis, VP, Worldwide Field Engineering, Canonical , 3/26/2021
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Cybersecurity, Modernization Top Priorities for Federal CIOs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Cybersecurity, modernization, H1-B visas, COVID-19 data and analytics. These are a few of the items that are on the agenda for the Biden administration.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/27/2021
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Government CIOs Prioritize Chatbots in Pandemic
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Before COVID-19, state CIOs were still looking for good use cases for chatbots. The pandemic brought plenty of them.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/6/2021
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Overcoming Challenges of Securing Cloud-Native Applications
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With the trend toward cloud native applications, a new set of security challenges are arising. Here are solutions to address these head-on.
By Cindy Blake, Senior Security Evangelist, GitLab , 1/4/2021
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A Question for 2021: Where’s My Data?
Brian Gillooly, Content Director, InformationWeek
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One of the more challenging issues for CIOs and other IT professionals moving into 2021 will be the ability to confidently locate, manage, and secure their company’s data.
By Brian Gillooly Content Director, InformationWeek, 12/9/2020
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Choosing the Right Cloud Technical Support Plan
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Here’s a quick review of some of the differences within support tiers from leading IaaS providers.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/7/2020
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5 Use Cases for the Next Great Frontier in IT Services
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IT leaders should take note of the industry dynamics and these emerging use cases in order to get ahead of their peers in the next few years.
By Sid Nag, Gartner Inc. , 12/7/2020
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10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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While many IT professionals love learning new things, IT leaders and their organizations must do several things to facilitate a smooth transition to cloud.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/23/2020
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Looking at the Cloud in 2021: Growth and Changes
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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CIOs will have a host of cloud options to choose from in 2021 as the cloud business evolves, according to a new Forrester Research report.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/18/2020
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Why Distributed Cloud Is in Your Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Most companies have a hybrid cloud strategy but IT departments are struggling with it. Distributed cloud addresses some of the issues.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/12/2020
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Amazon Gets Temporary Injunction to Halt $10B JEDI Project
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/14/2020
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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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The Hunt for the 'Goldilocks Zone' in Tech and Data Policy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/9/2019
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AI, Automation Drive Progress in Government Data Centers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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U.S. government data centers have consolidated and become more efficient in the last 10 years. Now they are adding AI and automation to the mix.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/8/2019
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Detroit's IT Makeover, a Year Later
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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Detroit CIO Beth Niblock and her IT team have been helping the city advance through the tech world that we call the 21st century.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 3/29/2019
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Fighting for Digital Transformation in the Government Sector
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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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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Modern Advances in Disaster Alert Technology
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here’s a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/22/2018
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Data Transparency for a Recovering Detroit
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Detroit CIO, Beth Niblock, explains the process of creating data transparency in the wake of Detroit's bankruptcy.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 7/12/2018
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Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/20/2018
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