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When Planets Align: Edge Computing’s Game-Changing Potential
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
By Beth Devin, Managing Director, Citi Ventures , 11/20/2019
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Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
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If businesses are aware of the potential post-migration challenges ahead of time, they will be more prepared to take the necessary steps to prevent them.
By Bill Saltys, Senior Vice President, Alliances, Apps Associates , 11/11/2019
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Getting to Cloud, What are the Key Factors?
Jim Ditmore,
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Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
By Jim Ditmore , 11/7/2019
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Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
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IT leaders need to understand that a problem exists and then think through approaches. Once they do that, the technology to employ is easier to figure out. Here's some guidance.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 11/5/2019
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Just How Hard is it to Move from One Cloud Provider to Another?
Bill Kleyman, Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions, Switch; Writer/Speaker
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A cloud migration is easier than you might think, assuming that you gain a good understanding of your own apps and services and what each cloud provider offers.
By Bill Kleyman Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions, Switch; Writer/Speaker, 10/28/2019
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Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/23/2019
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Oracle’s Mark Hurd Passes Away at 62
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Co-CEO dies one month after taking a leave of absence to address an undisclosed health issue.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/18/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about edge computing and use cases for their enterprise organizations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 10/15/2019
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Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
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Here are some highlights from last month’s Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
By Rob Inman, Vendor Manager, Cloud Infrastructure, PCM Inc. , 10/11/2019
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What Financial Firms Want in Cloud Adoption Strategies
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Lead technologists from three financial institutions shared their infrastructure transformation needs at New York Enterprise Tech Meetup.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/4/2019
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IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 10/1/2019
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Navigating the Skills Gap in the Hybrid Cloud Era
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IT leaders who will survive in the hybrid multi-cloud world are fostering the skills they already have in-house, while embracing some shifts toward new ideas.
By Barry Baker, Vice President, Z Software at IBM , 9/30/2019
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Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/27/2019
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Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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At an Oracle OpenWorld keynote address, Larry Ellison said the autonomous nature of Oracle's cloud could protect customers from data breaches, and announced several product updates.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/19/2019
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Complexity: Cloud Computing’s Achilles Heel
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While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done.
By David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP , 9/19/2019
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CIOs: Here’s How Google is Approaching AI
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A team of experts learned from their application of AI across a variety of real-world projects. Here are six steps they recommend for CIOs engaging with AI.
By Sims Witherspoon, DeepMind; Mandeep Waraich and Massimo Mascaro, Google , 9/18/2019
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Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
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In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 9/12/2019
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Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
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Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected?
By Kishore Durg, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Cloud, Technology Services , 9/10/2019
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Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
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Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
By George Nelson, VP of cloud services, ServerCentral Turing Group , 9/9/2019
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Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Crystal Bedell, Technology Writer
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With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before.
By Crystal Bedell Technology Writer, 9/1/2019
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