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Cloud Security Basics CIOs and CTOs Should Know
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Chief information officers and chief technology officers don't tend to be cybersecurity experts and yet they may have responsibility for it. Cloud security is somewhat unique because you can't control everything.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/30/2021
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Laying Out a Road Map to Close the Cloud Skills Gap
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Even with the best intentions to transform, organizations that lack in-house cloud knowledge may struggle to compete.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/28/2021
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How the JEDI Cancellation May Influence Future IT Contracts
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
When the Pentagon pulled the plug on the $10 billion cloud deal, it raised questions on how big IT contracts might be handled going forward.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/21/2021
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Seeking a Competitive Edge vs. Chasing Savings in the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Results from an Accenture survey point to risk of missing out on strategic advantages if organizations focus strictly on cost-savings from the cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/19/2021
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How Cloud Can Drive Sustainable, Data-Driven Success
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Chief information officers have been charged with driving financial, security, and agility benefits through cloud, but sustainability is quickly becoming another imperative for technology leaders.
By Karthik Narain, Accenture Cloud First Lead , 7/19/2021
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Building a Post-Pandemic Cloud Strategy
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Hereís what every chief information officer needs to know to create an effective cloud strategy.
By Jenny Koehler, Cloud & Digital Leader, PwC , 7/15/2021
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How CIOs Should Manage the Rapid Shift to the Cloud
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The pandemic caused a rapid acceleration of organizations shifting to the cloud. Now is the time to take a step back to review your move to the cloud to ensure itís strategic and effective.
By Venkat Rajaji, Vice President of Product Management, Quest Software , 7/12/2021
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Define Your Cloud Strategy by Starting With Why
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Companies tend to look at cloud in terms of 'what,' not 'why.' Following are three important why questions to ask.
By Eric Thiel, Director, Developer Experience, Cisco , 7/6/2021
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How to Avoid the Leading Cloud Migration Mistakes
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Moving operations into the cloud doesn't have to be a floating nightmare. Avoiding five common migration mistakes will help ensure a smooth and fast transition.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/21/2021
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Cloud Outage Fallout: Should You Brace for Future Disruption?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
The outage of Fastlyís services lasted all of 49 minutes, yet its widespread impact shows how pervasive reliance on the cloud has become.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/17/2021
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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
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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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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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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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