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Checks and Balances: 3 Tips for Securing SaaS Apps
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Software as a service users are bypassing on-premises IT security solutions. CISOs can lower enterprise risks using a modern security approach to enable business users while keeping data safe.
By Eric Kaasenbrood, CISO, Unit4 , 6/14/2021
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Syngenta Talks Cloud Migration and Digital Agriculture
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Research and agriculture technology provider turned to automation software to make its data and resources more digestible for a move to the cloud.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/9/2021
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Ways to Put a Lid on Cloud Waste
Mary E. Shacklett, Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data
Commentary
Itís easy to underuse and overspend on cloud assets. The good news is that there are tools and practices that IT can apply to better manage cloud assets and tamp down the waste.
By Mary E. Shacklett Technology commentator and President of Transworld Data, 6/7/2021
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Making the Move to a SaaS Usage-Based Model
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For enterprise companies making the transition from on-premises to SaaS, here are four things they should prioritize to set themselves up for success.
By Ken Englund, EY Americas Technology Leader , 6/7/2021
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One10ís AIOps and Cloud Journey to Software Modernization
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
CIO discusses how the organization migrated custom solutions to cloud-based applications and AIOps to cut costs and the burden on in-house developers.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 6/1/2021
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The Future State of the Cloud
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Here are some trends revealed from a decadeís worth of research.
By Brian Adler, Senior Director, Cloud Market Strategy, Flexera , 5/24/2021
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What Will Be the Next New Normal in Cloud Software Security?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Accelerated moves to the cloud made sense at the height of the pandemic -- organizations may face different concerns in the future.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 5/10/2021
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The Cloud Comes of Age Amid Unprecedented Change
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Commentary
The cloud is set to help businesses lead by outmaneuvering uncertainty. Itís now imperative that they lean into the cloud and catch up with leaders before the gap becomes too large.
By Karthik Narain, Global Lead, Accenture Cloud First , 5/10/2021
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5 Reasons Open Source Is Critical To Going Cloud Native
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Cloud native is in the spotlight with COVID-19-driven digitalization. Hereís how open source is making it shine.
By Cheryl Hung, Cloud Native Computing Foundation , 5/7/2021
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Why SMC Leveraged Dell Technologies to Go Hybrid Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Global manufacturer opts for a unifying platform rather than a 'Frankenstein' approach to its digital transformation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/30/2021
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What You Might Not Realize About Your Multi-Cloud Model
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Recognizing the nuances of a true multi-cloud deployment is the first step toward making it happen. From there, CIOs can follow a straightforward plan to actualize value.
By Matthew Leybold, Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group , 4/26/2021
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Asante CIO Discusses Transforming with Cloud and Telehealth
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Health system serving southern Oregon and northern California had to stare down the pandemic and the risk of wildfire while exploring ways to go digital.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/23/2021
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Why IT Leaders Should Make Cloud Training a Top Priority
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
As IT operations continue drifting into the cloud, it's important to ensure that organization personnel keep pace with the latest skills and practices.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/14/2021
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How Google Cloud Might Help the FinOps Foundation Evolve
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
The first of the major cloud services providers joins the fledgling trade associationís technical advisory council.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/12/2021
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What Cloud Attacks Have Taught Us About Hidden Compliance Costs
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Recent compromises to cloud services and increased data privacy regulations can negatively impact the bottom line for businesses with nationwide operations.
By Aaron Shum, Practice Lead, Info-Tech Research Group , 4/12/2021
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How The Pandemic Changed Data Analytics and BI in the Enterprise
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Not all data is created equally. Some data has more business value. Qlik's CTO explains why the data you have may not be the data you need.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/9/2021
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FTDís CTO Powell on Transforming and the Next New Normal
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
One year after joining the 110-year-old company, Powell talks about the floral ecommerce retailerís revamp of its infrastructure.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/5/2021
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Does Identity Hinder Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud Adoption?
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Concerns about identity and access management in the cloud might slow enterprise migration as awareness of gaps in control are realized.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/1/2021
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Are Your Cloud Costs Outpacing Your Growth?
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Commentary
Here are three key business areas to investigate as you assess how the cloud is serving your larger business goals.
By Eric Dynowski, CTO, ServerCentral Turing Group , 3/29/2021
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AWS Names Selipsky as Next CEO to Succeed Andy Jassy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
New leadership chosen for the cloud services provider as parent company Amazon sets the stage for its future.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/26/2021
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