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Why SMC Leveraged Dell Technologies to Go Hybrid Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Global manufacturer opts for a unifying platform rather than a 'Frankenstein' approach to its digital transformation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/30/2021
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IT Meets Finance: How CFOs Drive Digital Success
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Chief financial officers now play a key role in guiding organizations through digital transformation so they can survive the current climate and come out stronger on the other side.
By Gina Mastantuono, Chief Financial Officer, ServiceNow , 4/27/2021
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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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Asante CIO Discusses Transforming with Cloud and Telehealth
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Health system serving southern Oregon and northern California had to stare down the pandemic and the risk of wildfire while exploring ways to go digital.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/23/2021
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Building Confidence with Data Resilience
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As enterprises grow more complex, the need to protect them intensifies. Have the confidence to understand potential weaknesses in your infrastructure and take a data-centric approach to resiliency.
By Eric Herzog, VP, IBM Storage , 4/22/2021
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3 Factors That Should be Driving Your Digital Transformation
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To maximize output of any digitalization project, organizations must treat it as a wider business initiative, rather than a targeted IT transformation.
By Steele Arbeeny, Chief Technology Officer, SNP , 4/21/2021
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AWS Boosts Support for Girls in Techís Inclusivity Efforts
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Cloud services provider increases backing for group aimed at further shrinking the gender gap in the technology workforce.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/15/2021
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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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FanGraphs Tags a Cloud Database to Keep Up with the Big Show
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Website for baseball analysis turned to MariaDB SkySQL as it looks to take on more game data from domestic and international sources.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/8/2021
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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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Does Identity Hinder Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud Adoption?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Concerns about identity and access management in the cloud might slow enterprise migration as awareness of gaps in control are realized.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/1/2021
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New Storage Trends Promise to Help Enterprises Handle a Data Avalanche
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Data, data everywhere, but where to put it all? Here's a rundown of five current and potential fast and high-capacity storage approaches.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/1/2021
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Innovation in a COVID World: 4 Steps for CIOs To Get It Done
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You want to launch new products, meet your customerís needs, and grow the business. Hereís how.
By Tom Puthiyamadam, Consumer Markets Consulting Leader, Digital Product Leader, PwC , 3/31/2021
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Why IT Roles Are Broadening
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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The world of IT is constantly evolving and with it, IT positions. However, there's no one path that will suit all organizations.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/30/2021
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Making the Business Case for Edge Computing
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Understanding how and where edge computing fits into an organizationís overall IT road map goes a long way toward formulating a business case for it within your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/29/2021
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Are Your Cloud Costs Outpacing Your Growth?
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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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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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