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Ready to Thrive in a Multi-Cloud Environment?
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When building out a multi-cloud environment, it’s important to focus on a unified strategy with the proper controls in place to manage applications, security and costs.
By Jim Demetrius, Cloud Infrastructure Architect, TBI , 10/26/2020
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Why Higher Ed CIOs Should Embrace Moving to the Cloud
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An initial cloud migration investment can deliver both immediate and long-term benefits -- especially if the infrastructure evolves along with an institution’s digital operations.
By Dave Michaud, VP, General Manager, Contegix , 10/21/2020
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6 Reasons Why Internal Data Centers Won’t Disappear
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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Even with cloud, companies don't want to give up their internal data centers. Why do data centers have such staying power?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/12/2020
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Is Cloud Migration a Path to Carbon Footprint Reduction?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Report from Accenture examines ways transformation might cut down energy consumption and possibly give CIOs and CTOs more to contribute to the enterprise.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/5/2020
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Is Your Pandemic-Fueled Cloud Migration Sustainable?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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COVID-19 shoved enterprises into the cloud. While remote work is sustainable, emergency cloud strategies are not.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/25/2020
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The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
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Here’s why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things don’t spiral out of control.
By Rani Johnson, Chief Information Officer, SolarWinds , 9/14/2020
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Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud
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As the pandemic continues to test the limits of healthcare providers, the public cloud can support surge care capacity and ensure resilient technology infrastructure.
By Oleg Kucheryavenko, Cloud & Innovation Lead, Accenture Health , 9/9/2020
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Shifting Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise
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Portability of applications, seamless data integration, and business alliances between vendors means enterprises need to prepare for omni-cloud adoptions soon.
By Michael Kollar, SVP, Atos North America , 8/12/2020
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10 Top Cloud Computing Startups
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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These cloud-native startups are redefining familiar technology and enabling entirely new products.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 8/3/2020
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Is Your Cloud Strategy Ready to Hyperscale?
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In the face of the unexpected demands 2020 has seen so far, business and IT leaders need to stay in a constant state of planning with their cloud operations.
By Aaron Kamphuis, Data Analytics and IoT Practice Manager, OST , 7/29/2020
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Gartner Forecast Sees 7.3% Shrinkage in IT Spending for 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Revenue uncertainty triggered by the pandemic could push CIOs with tighter budgets to migrate to cloud resources, according to research company.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/15/2020
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Overcoming the IoT Security Skills Gap
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While the tech industry is currently challenged by an IoT skills gap, there are steps that companies and leaders can take to minimize these issues and drive change.
By Brad Ree, CTO, ioXt Alliance , 7/15/2020
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3 Tips to Recognize Hidden Costs of the Cloud
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Cloud usage and demand has spiked, but businesses must be wary of hidden cloud “gotchas” when it comes to modernizing and scaling their cloud infrastructure.
By William McKnight, President, McKnight Consulting Group , 7/6/2020
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IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/30/2020
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Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/22/2020
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Cloud 101: Getting Started and Saving Costs
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No doubt, wide adoption of the cloud as a one-size-fits-all solution brings tons of benefits to the table. However, they come at a cost not everyone can handle.
By Sergiy Seletskyi, IoT Practice Leader, Head of CoE, Intellias , 6/19/2020
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How Cloud Is Enabling Autonomous Systems
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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The soft economy just gave cloud adoption a shove. Get ready for more autonomous IT resources.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/8/2020
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How to Optimize Your Cloud Investment
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For those looking to reduce cloud costs as much as possible, here are four tips to help improve your overall investment.
By John Gray, CTO, InterVision , 6/8/2020
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Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/26/2020
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How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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IBM, Red Hat, and others combine resources to help lay the foundation for the next era of wireless connectivity and edge computing.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/21/2020
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