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Minimizing Human Errors to Improve Data Center Reliability
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
A simple mistake made in a data center can have serious consequences. Here's how to detect and prevent common errors before they can damage schedules, budgets, revenue, and perhaps even lives.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/22/2020
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Why Higher Ed CIOs Should Embrace Moving to the Cloud
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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An initial cloud migration investment can deliver both immediate and long-term benefits -- especially if the infrastructure evolves along with an institution’s digital operations.
By Dave Michaud, VP, General Manager, Contegix , 10/21/2020
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6 Reasons Why Internal Data Centers Won’t Disappear
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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Even with cloud, companies don't want to give up their internal data centers. Why do data centers have such staying power?
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 10/12/2020
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Is Cloud Migration a Path to Carbon Footprint Reduction?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Report from Accenture examines ways transformation might cut down energy consumption and possibly give CIOs and CTOs more to contribute to the enterprise.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/5/2020
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Nvidia and VMware CEOs Explore AI Infrastructure Potential
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Discussion at VMworld points to possibilities that AI might open up for cloud, software development, and automation in business.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/30/2020
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Is Your Pandemic-Fueled Cloud Migration Sustainable?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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COVID-19 shoved enterprises into the cloud. While remote work is sustainable, emergency cloud strategies are not.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 9/25/2020
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VMware’s Greg Lavender to Speak on Getting IT Done
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Interop keynote session will tackle exploring innovation while also maintaining systems.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/23/2020
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Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
As technology matures to be cheaper, faster, and more powerful, it creates new possibilities with micro data centers and AI chips at the edge.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/14/2020
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The Other CFO: The Rise of the Cloud Economist
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Here’s why you need someone on hand who understands the technical and financial aspects of cloud management so that things don’t spiral out of control.
By Rani Johnson, Chief Information Officer, SolarWinds , 9/14/2020
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Law Enforcement Turns to a Cloud Platform for Accountability
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
The pandemic and overall public discussions about law enforcement cast a light on streamlining and providing transparency in standards and accreditation management.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/11/2020
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Why More Healthcare Providers are Moving to Public Cloud
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As the pandemic continues to test the limits of healthcare providers, the public cloud can support surge care capacity and ensure resilient technology infrastructure.
By Oleg Kucheryavenko, Cloud & Innovation Lead, Accenture Health , 9/9/2020
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Cockroach Labs, Neo4j, Snowflake Talk Infrastructure Future
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Panel at the SaaStr Annual discusses the changes cloud has brought to data and what may be on the horizon.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/4/2020
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Shifting Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise
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Portability of applications, seamless data integration, and business alliances between vendors means enterprises need to prepare for omni-cloud adoptions soon.
By Michael Kollar, SVP, Atos North America , 8/12/2020
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10 Top Cloud Computing Startups
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
News
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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Epsilon Talks Using AIOps to Streamline Asset Management
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Distributed marketing solutions provider looked to AIOps from OpsRamp as part of its modernization plan.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/20/2020
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Gartner Forecast Sees 7.3% Shrinkage in IT Spending for 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
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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KPMG: Choosing to Go 'Cloud' Is Only a Start
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Organizations have accelerated their moves into the cloud, but they need to change their approach if they want to be successful in the long run.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/14/2020
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Capella Space Goes with AWS to Handle Satellite Downlinks
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Earth observation data company takes a cloud native approach to reduce technology costs and be more responsive.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/9/2020
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