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Can Cloud Revolutionize Business and Software Architecture?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Closing days of CES 2021 looked at the impact cloud may have on businesses going forward and the importance of cloud architecture.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/15/2021
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2021 Outlook: Tackling Cloud Transformation Choices
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Weighing complex decisions on cloud adoption and how to make the most of it is a discussion more CIOs will face this new year -- and in the future.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/4/2021
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Overcoming Challenges of Securing Cloud-Native Applications
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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With the trend toward cloud native applications, a new set of security challenges are arising. Here are solutions to address these head-on.
By Cindy Blake, Senior Security Evangelist, GitLab , 1/4/2021
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Ready for Desktop as a Service?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
DaaS is one of the surprising cloud computing trends for this year and is expected to explode in 2021. Here are six signs that DaaS might be a good fit for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/18/2020
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Why Lego Went Cloud and Serverless to Handle Traffic Spikes
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Toy giant spoke at AWS re:Invent about its transformation to better scale its online resources to accommodate customer demand.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/17/2020
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Can Reskilling Lead to Lasting Jobs in Digital and Cloud?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
More options are emerging to retrain workers for possibly career-changing roles in the transforming enterprise landscape.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/16/2020
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Gartner on Drivers and Deterrents to Cloud Adoption
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Conference sessions shows midsize enterprises weigh costs and uncertainty about the cloud against potential time savings and efficiency.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/10/2020
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Salesforce Enhances Cloud, Collaboration, and Automation
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SaaS-based CRM giant Salesforce has acquired the collaboration and chat software company Slack, and announced new public cloud deployment options and automation tools for its platform.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/8/2020
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Google Cloudís Penny Avril on Preparing for the Unexpected
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Cloud resources must be prepared to adapt to tumultuous events, from sudden surges in online shopping to the repercussions of the pandemic.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/7/2020
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Choosing the Right Cloud Technical Support Plan
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Hereís a quick review of some of the differences within support tiers from leading IaaS providers.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/7/2020
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5 Use Cases for the Next Great Frontier in IT Services
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IT leaders should take note of the industry dynamics and these emerging use cases in order to get ahead of their peers in the next few years.
By Sid Nag, Gartner Inc. , 12/7/2020
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Where JPMorgan Chase and Snap See Innovationís Next Steps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
AWS re:Invent speakers shared their perspectives on what propels change in their organizations.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/4/2020
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Andy Jassy: Speed is Not Preordained; Itís a Choice
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
AWS CEO talks cloud, the changing landscape of enterprise IT, and the need to be maniacal and relentless to drive reinvention.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/2/2020
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What Must Enterprises Learn to Increase ROI from the Cloud?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Survey by Accenture shows some organizations have yet to realize the most value from their cloud strategies.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/25/2020
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10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
While many IT professionals love learning new things, IT leaders and their organizations must do several things to facilitate a smooth transition to cloud.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/23/2020
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Apple Discusses Going Cloud Native and the Growing Pains
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Moving to a new platform for cloud-native application development included discussions of tradeoffs and training to get teams to embrace change.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/20/2020
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Where Cloud Spending Might Grow in 2021 and Post-Pandemic
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
A study by Gartner points to organizations continuing and evolving IT plans that ramped up fast to move to the cloud in response to COVID-19.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/19/2020
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Looking at the Cloud in 2021: Growth and Changes
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
CIOs will have a host of cloud options to choose from in 2021 as the cloud business evolves, according to a new Forrester Research report.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/18/2020
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Ways to Fight the Skills Gap in DevOps and the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Engineers and developers need to break out of their specialized zones and learn more tricks to meet hiring demands, say stakeholders.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/12/2020
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Why Distributed Cloud Is in Your Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Most companies have a hybrid cloud strategy but IT departments are struggling with it. Distributed cloud addresses some of the issues.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/12/2020
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