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Ways to Put a Lid on Cloud Waste
Mary E. Shacklett, Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data
Commentary
Itís easy to underuse and overspend on cloud assets. The good news is that there are tools and practices that IT can apply to better manage cloud assets and tamp down the waste.
By Mary E. Shacklett Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data, 6/7/2021
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The Future State of the Cloud
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Here are some trends revealed from a decadeís worth of research.
By Brian Adler, Senior Director, Cloud Market Strategy, Flexera , 5/24/2021
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Do Private Data Centers Make Sense Anymore?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
What becomes of private data centers as hybrid architecture continues to evolve and redefine the norm?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/18/2021
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The Cloud Comes of Age Amid Unprecedented Change
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The cloud is set to help businesses lead by outmaneuvering uncertainty. Itís now imperative that they lean into the cloud and catch up with leaders before the gap becomes too large.
By Karthik Narain, Global Lead, Accenture Cloud First , 5/10/2021
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5 Reasons Open Source Is Critical To Going Cloud Native
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Cloud native is in the spotlight with COVID-19-driven digitalization. Hereís how open source is making it shine.
By Cheryl Hung, Cloud Native Computing Foundation , 5/7/2021
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What You Might Not Realize About Your Multi-Cloud Model
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Commentary
Recognizing the nuances of a true multi-cloud deployment is the first step toward making it happen. From there, CIOs can follow a straightforward plan to actualize value.
By Matthew Leybold, Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group , 4/26/2021
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Why IT Leaders Should Make Cloud Training a Top Priority
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
As IT operations continue drifting into the cloud, it's important to ensure that organization personnel keep pace with the latest skills and practices.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/14/2021
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How Google Cloud Might Help the FinOps Foundation Evolve
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
The first of the major cloud services providers joins the fledgling trade associationís technical advisory council.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/12/2021
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What Cloud Attacks Have Taught Us About Hidden Compliance Costs
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Commentary
Recent compromises to cloud services and increased data privacy regulations can negatively impact the bottom line for businesses with nationwide operations.
By Aaron Shum, Practice Lead, Info-Tech Research Group , 4/12/2021
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FTDís CTO Powell on Transforming and the Next New Normal
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
One year after joining the 110-year-old company, Powell talks about the floral ecommerce retailerís revamp of its infrastructure.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/5/2021
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Are Your Cloud Costs Outpacing Your Growth?
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Commentary
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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AWS Names Selipsky as Next CEO to Succeed Andy Jassy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
New leadership chosen for the cloud services provider as parent company Amazon sets the stage for its future.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/26/2021
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How Quickly Are Companies Really Adopting Cloud? Itís Complicated
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Commentary
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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How to Define Your Edge Computing Architecture
Mary E. Shacklett, Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data
Commentary
The growth of edge computing and IoT will require rearchitecting IT infrastructures. Here are some options to consider before you get started.
By Mary E. Shacklett Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data, 3/15/2021
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AI Must Play a Role in Data Cloud Management
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Commentary
The past year has forced businesses to pivot and modernize their technology, including making the move to the cloud and using the flexibility and scalability of artificial intelligence.
By Jeff Ton, Founder of Ton Enterprises and Strategic IT Advisor to InterVision , 3/15/2021
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Red Hat CIO Kelly Talks Hybrid Cloud for Post-Pandemic World
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
The stage has been set for more cloud transformation with the role CIOs play in the equation continuing to evolve.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/12/2021
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Do You Know These 4 Tricky Cloud Terms?
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Commentary
Here are four trip-up topics found to frequently stump cloud learners and what IT teams should know to master them and build their cloud vocabulary.
By Ryan Kroonenburg, Co-Founder and Instructor, A Cloud Guru , 3/1/2021
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The Hybrid Workplace Is a Reality, but the Office Is Not Dead
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The flexibility to support teams cycling through in-person and remote work highlights the need for investment in cloud-based services to support the workflows of the future at scale.
By Ranjan Singh, Executive VP, Crestron , 2/26/2021
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What Comes Next for AWS with Jassy to Become Amazon CEO
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Change looms as the chief executive at the dominant player in cloud computing prepares to lead parent company.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/4/2021
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Aegis Sciences CIO on Scaling IT to Meet COVID Testing Demand
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Toxicology lab finds flexible way to scale up its resources that also cut costs while increasing the pace of testing.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/4/2021
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