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Businesses Are on the Cusp of an Automation Revolution
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The cloud is much more than on-demand computing and storage resources. It is the foundation for a whole new world of exciting and smart ways of doing business.
By Bob Weiler, Executive Vice President, Oracle Global Business Units , 4/19/2018
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Whole Foods and Its Amazonian Approach
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
In the wake of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, Peyton Maynard-Koran has brought a new approach to IT infrastructure in the grocery chain.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/18/2018
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Technology Faces State-of-Mind Hurdles
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Cloud and open source advocate Sam Ramji, vice president for product management for the Google Cloud Platform, provides a sneak peek into his Interop ITX keynote.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 4/11/2018
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The State of the Cloud 2018
Joe Masters Emison, Co-Founder, BuildFax
Satire
It's time to stop with the excuses and recognize why an organization needs to move to the cloud.
By Joe Masters Emison Co-Founder, BuildFax, 4/9/2018
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Does Your IT Department Have the Proper Cloud Skills?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
As cloud offerings evolve and enterprise organizations look to do more in the cloud, IT professionals need to add new cloud-related skills.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/27/2018
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Accenture CIO: Journey to Cloud Accelerates Tech Upgrades
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Accenture CIO Andrew Wilson is 2 years into a 3-year journey to put 90% of the company's IT infrastructure into the cloud. Here's how that cloud commitment helped accelerate a recent IT project.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2018
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Don’t Neglect Your Data in a Rush to the Cloud
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
Satire
Greg Hoffer, vice president of engineering at GlobalScape, says that sometimes customers get so caught up in the cloud's fast-and-easy mantra they don't fully think out the security implications for their data.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 3/23/2018
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The Discriminating Executive’s Guide to Cloud Computing
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Business leaders need more than technical speak; they need cogent answers to critical business questions.
By Rich Murr, CIO, Epicor Software , 3/20/2018
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Manage What You Can't See: No Magic Required
Johanna Ambrosio, Tech Journalist
Satire
Andi Mann, chief technology advocate at Splunk, is a big proponent of 'observability' – knowing what's happening with all systems, services and apps to be able to fix and, eventually, prevent problems.
By Johanna Ambrosio Tech Journalist, 3/19/2018
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Protection from Software Publishers Ripping You Off
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Do you ever wonder why software licenses are so complicated, and what you can do about them?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 3/15/2018
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4 Reasons Why Kubernetes Is Hot
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Satire
Interop ITX expert Brian Gracely explains why the container orchestration platform is so popular.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 3/13/2018
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DevOps Futures: SREs, Re-Skilling, and New-Ops
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
It's time to ditch the phrase no-ops. DevOps gives IT the opportunity to expand their current skill sets in new roles and become better leaders by managing cross-functional teams. No, all we see are new-ops.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 3/6/2018
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The Cloud Builds on Hard-Earned Credibility
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Cloud computing has overcome some tough resistance over the years, but it has gained acceptance and proven it's value. Now IT pros have to make sure that cloud technology is applied the right way, delivering the solutions that business managers need.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/23/2018
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5 Things I Learned While Trying to Understand Today's Cloud Pricing
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
I went digging in the weeds of the current cloud pricing battlefield to understand what is going on so you don't have to. Here's what I learned matters a lot, a little, and just enough.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 2/22/2018
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For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/15/2018
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Cisco Report: A Story of Cloud Endings and Beginnings
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
While some aspects of the cloud, such as migrations, are rapidly coming to a close, new avenues are beginning to open.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/14/2018
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10 Things You Need to Know About Kubernetes
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
This open source container orchestration platform looks like it's on its way to becoming a de facto standard.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 2/6/2018
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Chewing the Cloudy Fat with Colin Bodell, the Ultimate Cloud Insider
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
Cloud pioneer Colin Bodell, now with Groupon, shares his experiences and thoughts on implementing an enterprise cloud strategy.
By Ben Kepes , 2/1/2018
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11 Best-Paying Cloud Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
In a recent survey, IT managers said that they were willing to pay more for employees with these hard-to-find cloud skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/29/2018
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AWS Does What it Needs to Do to Achieve Growth in China
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
In the wake of AWS selling off assets in China the company is still expanding its presence there.
By Ben Kepes , 1/17/2018
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