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AWS Boosts Support for Girls in Tech’s Inclusivity Efforts
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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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
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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 association’s 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
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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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FTD’s CTO Powell on Transforming and the Next New Normal
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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One year after joining the 110-year-old company, Powell talks about the floral ecommerce retailer’s 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
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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
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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 customer’s needs, and grow the business. Here’s 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 organization’s 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? It’s 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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What Bain Capital’s David Humphrey Sees in Hybrid Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Managing director with private investment firm discusses opportunities that may emerge as cloud matures.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/25/2021
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Addressing ‘Zoom Fatigue’ Head-On in the Future of Team Conferencing
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Even as team conferencing platforms increase in capability and complexity, the potential for fatigue and disinterest in using the technologies is rampant. But AI improvements may soon address the risks.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 3/25/2021
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Texas County Turns to Low-Code Database for Vaccine Registrations
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Tarrant County has registered over 800,000 people for vaccines using a cloud-based, web-facing, low-code database technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2021
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10 Ways Enterprises Can Use the Edge
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Edge computing is very much a work in progress, but there are several interesting use cases at work today and more anticipated for the future. Here’s a look at the possibilities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 3/18/2021
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Ways to Break Gender Gridlock in Cybersecurity Careers
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Changing the image and perception of cybersecurity might help attract more diverse talent to the field.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/17/2021
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How to Define Your Edge Computing Architecture
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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 Mary E. Shacklett, 3/15/2021
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