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Cloud Technology Partners: Combat the Cloud Resistance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
It might seem unlikely, but the sweeping change brought about by a cloud implementation sometimes breeds its own resistance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/27/2017
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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2017
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Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/24/2017
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Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/20/2017
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Cloud Outages: Who’s at Fault?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Cloud outages do happen. So, how can you and your IT group minimize the impact on the company?
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/19/2017
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Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/18/2017
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Koehler: IBM Cloud Advances with Integration, New Services
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Bryson Koehler, CTO of IBM Watson/Cloud, predicts a more unified face, powerful compute engine for IBM Cloud in coming year.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/17/2017
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Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/14/2017
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CompTIA: IT Skills Gap Appears to be Growing
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A survey of 600 IT and business professionals finds more new skills are needed to keep the business up to date and competitive.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/12/2017
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Can Amazon Disrupt More Markets? Let Me Count the Ways
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon may be poised to enter the pharmacy as well as grocery business; it trains customers to expect quick delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/11/2017
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10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans — but that doesn’t necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 7/10/2017
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Cloud Computing 2017: Special Report
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
Get a clear picture of the state of cloud computing from our research of actual usage in IT organizations.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 7/10/2017
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Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/6/2017
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Data Center Automation Advances Hybrid Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Data center infrastructure management is a new form of automation, minimizing some legacy system drawbacks.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/6/2017
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Big Data in the Cloud: Reaching a Tipping Point
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
It may be time to rethink where you want to support a big data initiative.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/5/2017
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Air Force Intelligence Unit Goes Agile
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The US Air Force is determined to get more agile to produce applications that can be useful in times of conflict.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/30/2017
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The Public Cloud and the Cost Savings Myth
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The public cloud can be a valuable means to a more cost-efficient end, but don't think the savings are automatic.
By Charlie Li and Jason Hatch, Capgemini , 6/28/2017
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Automated Tools Ease Cloud Migration
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
With new tools appearing, automation and orchestration are having a major impact on easing the burden of moving to the cloud.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/26/2017
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RIP, Systems Administrator, Welcome DevOps
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
While the traditional sys admin role may fade away, those who are willing to change can take an exciting journey with cloud and DevOps.
By Guest Commentary Guest Commentary, 6/23/2017
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Not Doing Big Data in the Cloud? Better Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Forrester Research says competitive advantage will follow big data analytics' move to the cloud; join in, or get left behind.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2017
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