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What Retail Can Build on and Get From Cloud in 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Demand for data-driven strategies and personalized interaction with customers push industry to embrace digital resources.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/20/2020
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Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
By Gaurav Sharma, Director of Operations, Chetu , 1/17/2020
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How to Succeed With a Cloud Transformation Strategy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/16/2020
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Microsoft's Nadella Says Tech Intensity Will Drive Retail in 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Data is waiting to be leveraged for better insights on commerce and customer habits in the retail space.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/13/2020
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Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
Commentary
Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 1/9/2020
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Cloudflare Adds New Endpoint, Web Security Service
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
"Teams" and a new browser security acquisition expand the cloud firm's security offerings.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/7/2020
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How App Strategies Are Evolving
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
"Applications" have evolved from large monolithic structures to their decomposed equivalents. The trend will continue with some interesting twists.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/7/2020
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Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
By Cameron Jenkins, EVP, Modern Systems, an Advanced company , 1/6/2020
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AI Explosion Brewing in the Cloud for 2020
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Expert from Accenture sees the cloud as the gateway for enterprises to access more innovation this year.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 1/3/2020
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CIO Influence Shifts as Cloud Spending Rises
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As more IT spending goes to cloud providers, IT organizations are seeing their influence and control shift.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/31/2019
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How to Measure Your Cloud Success in Kilowatts
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A Gartner analyst suggests kilowatts can be “the perfect progress metric” for implementation of an enterprise cloud strategy. -- Data Center Knowledge
By Yevgeniy Sverdlik, Data Center Knowledge , 12/11/2019
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AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/10/2019
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AWS Offers Help for Enterprise Machine Learning Efforts
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Enterprises have been slow to move their pilot machine learning and AI projects into production, but now Amazon AWS is offering a host of new services to help.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/10/2019
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Reflections on Tech in 2019
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
News
We look at 2019's most popular content on InformationWeek and put perspective around the technology areas that took off in terms of innovation and adoption.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 12/9/2019
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Technical Skills Gap: Time to Think Out of the Box
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Commentary
There’s a clear way to fill the ever-growing technical skills gap, and it starts with the hiring managers thinking a bit differently than they have in the past.
By Stephanie Herrera, Global Vice President, Computer Futures , 12/9/2019
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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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Password-Cracking Teams Up in CrackQ Release
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
The open source platform aims to make password-cracking more manageable and efficient for red teams.
By Robert Lemos Contributing 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
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
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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