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Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
AWS re:Invent reveals how Amazon broke boundaries on virtualization and the benefits Vanguard reaped from cloud migration.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/6/2019
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AWS CEO Andy Jassy: Leadership Is Key to Transformation
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
The tenor at AWS re:Invent paints a picture of more companies tossing out mainframes to take advantage of the cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/4/2019
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Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
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ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
By Sean Michael Kerner, ITPro Today , 12/3/2019
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5 Must-Have IT Infrastructure Automation Tools
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There’s no one tool that can do it all. But in the end, it is all about tools that provide maximum ROI within the given budget.
By Hardik Shah, Product Development Consultant, Simform , 11/29/2019
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When Planets Align: Edge Computing’s Game-Changing Potential
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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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Q&A: IBM Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter Talks Hybrid, Multi-Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Organizations may find themselves at the center of increasingly complex cloud environments stitched together from different services.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/5/2019
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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
Commentary
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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Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
As microservices, multi-cloud, and other features introduce more layers of complexity, developers may need a hand combing through the thicket of apps.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/28/2019
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Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
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
News
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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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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Tech Nation Report: Robust Online Collaboration in DevOps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Cross-national perspectives on scaling up companies, hiring talent, and collaboration marked the release of a report on British tech.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 10/10/2019
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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
News
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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Takeaway from MLOps NYC: Open Source Frameworks Need TLC
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
The growing open source options to manage and develop machine learning applications still require customization and care before enterprises dive in.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/30/2019
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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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Q&A: New Relic CEO Lew Cirne on Observability in Development
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
More tools to better understand how apps are interconnected could save time on repairs and chasing security alerts.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 9/26/2019
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If DevOps Is So Awesome, Why Is Your Initiative Failing?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary,  12/2/2019
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