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Cloud Companies Should Build for Vertical Industries
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The pendulum has swung in the software business, with customers demanding vertical market expertise rather than general-purpose software.
By David DeRam, Co-founder and CEO of Greenlight Guru , 8/13/2018
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Why Disaster Recovery Isn't What it Used to Be
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
The cloud changes the rules for disaster recovery. Enterprises have to ensure that cloud providers are engaged in developing and testing disaster recovery plans.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 8/3/2018
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Tips for Assessing Cloud Migration Options
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Commentary
The decision process for selecting the right cloud options for various applications starts with an assessment of each individual application.
By Aater Suleman, CEO of Flux7 , 7/31/2018
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The Cloud Steps Into Maturity
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
News
Announcements from Google Cloud Next 2018 -- like those of Google's rivals -- highlight just how far the cloud has come in a few years.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 7/26/2018
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How Cloud is Transforming the Data Center
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Commentary
Consider how cloud options have changed the way we think of data centers in just a few years.
By Patrick Lohmeyer, Associate Vice President, Offering Development at PCM , 7/19/2018
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How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 7/17/2018
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TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/16/2018
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What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/13/2018
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10 Tips for Managing Cloud Costs
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Cloud cost management is a key pain point for enterprises, but these expert tips can help optimize your cloud spending.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2018
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The Holy War of Enterprise Tech: One Cloud Isnít Enough
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Commentary
Enterprises may be asking for trouble if they go with a single-cloud strategy.
By Sham Telang, CTO, LegalZoom , 6/26/2018
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Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/13/2018
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Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/7/2018
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The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
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Commentary
Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
By Bonnie Crater, CEO, Full Circle Insights , 6/4/2018
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The Cloud Isnít Just About Saving Money
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Commentary
Successful cloud implementations are driven by speed, flexibility and fine-grained resource management. Focus on these drivers, and the savings will accumulate.
By Mark Gonzales, Senior Director, Customer Technology, Elicit , 6/1/2018
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IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/31/2018
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A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
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Commentary
A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
By Fred Sadaghiani, CTO, Sift Science , 5/29/2018
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Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/29/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2018
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Re-Architecting for the Cloud: Optimize Your Migration Strategy
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Commentary
Re-architecting for the cloud is never easy, but following some key steps can result in an optimized strategy that positions your company for cloud migration success.
By J.R. Jasperson, Chief Architect, SendGrid , 5/21/2018
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