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Cutting Cloud Waste, Painlessly
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Don't let needless spending diminish the value of your cloud resources. Here's how to cut costs without hurting results.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/11/2018
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Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Thereís more to elite software delivery and operational performance than just tools and the right cloud architecture.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/9/2018
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Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
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Advancements in the cloud sector and interest in DevOps have organizations wondering how the two initiatives can work together.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 10/9/2018
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Don't Be Afraid to Reboot Your Cloud Architecture
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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It may sound radical, but one way to deal with increasing cloud complexity is a complete reboot of your cloud architecture.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 9/24/2018
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IT Budgets: Traditional Still Bigger than Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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While cloud spending continues to grow as a percent of the total IT budget, traditional IT still commands the majority of IT dollars.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/20/2018
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4 Ways to Maximize IT Productivity in a Transition to Cloud
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Cloud migration often leads to the outsourcing of critical activities. So how can your IT staff continue to contribute during this transition?
By Todd Pekats, Vice President of Cloud Computing, PCM, Inc. , 9/14/2018
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Move Securely to the Cloud: Gain the Advantages
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Organizations can reap the full benefits of the cloud and avoid potential security risks by following four fundamental steps.
By Steven Weil, Security Director, Point B , 9/11/2018
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Meet the Automation Architect
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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There might be plenty of career opportunities for those who can bridge technology, people and processes.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/5/2018
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How to Overcome CloudSec Budget Constraints
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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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.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/4/2018
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Get to a State of Continuous Integration and Development
Bill Kleyman, Writer/Blogger/Speaker
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It's time to get control of your application development processes and stop the code creep with DevOps.
By Bill Kleyman Writer/Blogger/Speaker, 8/30/2018
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Cloud Companies Should Build for Vertical Industries
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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The pendulum has swung in the software business, with customers demanding vertical market expertise rather than general-purpose software.
By David DeRam, Co-founder and CEO of Greenlight Guru , 8/13/2018
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Why Disaster Recovery Isn't What it Used to Be
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 8/3/2018
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The Cloud Steps Into Maturity
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Announcements from Google Cloud Next 2018 -- like those of Google's rivals -- highlight just how far the cloud has come in a few years.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 7/26/2018
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How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
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There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 7/17/2018
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TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/16/2018
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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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The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
By Mark Gonzales, Senior Director, Customer Technology, Elicit , 6/1/2018
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Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/29/2018
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How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
By Dan Puterbaugh, Director of Strategic Development, Adobe. , 5/22/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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