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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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The Best Ways to Gain Control Over a Multi-Cloud Environment
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Driving this to full potential requires planning, a commitment to standardization and compatible management tools. Here are steps to take to reach these goals.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/11/2020
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Why and How to Transition Your Company to the Cloud
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Though motivations vary based on an organization’s unique needs, there are several key common drivers for moving to the cloud.
By Scott Schlesinger, SVP of Data Practice, Ness Digital Engineering , 5/8/2020
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IBM Think Digital Explores How Cloud Can Accelerate Agility
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Opening sessions from the online conference offered insights on technologies that businesses might focus on to grow beyond the pandemic.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/7/2020
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Next Steps for Cloud Infrastructure Beyond the Pandemic
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/29/2020
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Where to Find Cost Savings When Using the Cloud
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These management strategies can help enterprise organizations rein in costs for public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud deployments.
By Lenley Hensarling, Chief Strategy Officer, Aerospike , 4/13/2020
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How to Round Out Cloud Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Getting the cloud talent you need when you need it can be tough, but creative problem-solving can help.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/10/2020
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Cloud Scalability Shows Its Worth in the Wake of COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/2/2020
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Achieving Peak Orchestration in a Multi-Cloud Environment
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You’ve just been asked to look at a multi-cloud solution. You might put on a brave face for upper management, but deep down you know this isn’t going to be easy. You’re right.
By Steven Puddephatt, Technical Architect, GlobalDots , 3/27/2020
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Gartner Forecast Sees 7.3% Shrinkage in IT Spending for 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  7/15/2020
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10 Ways AI Is Transforming Enterprise Software
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  7/13/2020
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IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  6/30/2020
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