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When Planets Align: Edge Computing’s Game-Changing Potential
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Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
By Beth Devin, Managing Director, Citi Ventures , 11/20/2019
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Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
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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.
By Bill Saltys, Senior Vice President, Alliances, Apps Associates , 11/11/2019
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Q&A: IBM Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter Talks Hybrid, Multi-Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Organizations may find themselves at the center of increasingly complex cloud environments stitched together from different services.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/5/2019
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Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
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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.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 11/5/2019
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Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/23/2019
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Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
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Here are some highlights from last month’s Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
By Rob Inman, Vendor Manager, Cloud Infrastructure, PCM Inc. , 10/11/2019
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What Financial Firms Want in Cloud Adoption Strategies
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Lead technologists from three financial institutions shared their infrastructure transformation needs at New York Enterprise Tech Meetup.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/4/2019
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IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 10/1/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/27/2019
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Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/2019
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Complexity: Cloud Computing’s Achilles Heel
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While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 9/19/2019
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Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
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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?
By Kishore Durg, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Cloud, Technology Services , 9/10/2019
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Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
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Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
By George Nelson, VP of cloud services, ServerCentral Turing Group , 9/9/2019
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Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Crystal Bedell, Technology Writer
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With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before.
By Crystal Bedell Technology Writer, 9/1/2019
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IBM Puts Red Hat OpenShift to Work on Sports Data at US Open
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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In its latest outing at the tennis tournament, IBM brings technology from Red Hat to the courts to process data in the public cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 8/30/2019
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Box CEO: Security is Core in Ever-Changing Business World
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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CEO of Box, analyst from Gartner, others take a look at the increased demand for security in the cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 8/29/2019
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Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 8/15/2019
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Banking on the Public Cloud?
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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.
By Suranjan Chatterjee, Global Head, Cloud Apps, Microservices & API,Tata Consultancy Services , 7/31/2019
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The Cloud Question: Native or Hosted?
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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.
By Jeff Canter, Chief Operating Officer, NICE inContact , 7/29/2019
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What AT&T's Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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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.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/19/2019
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