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Cloud Scalability Shows Its Worth in the Wake of COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 4/2/2020
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Achieving Peak Orchestration in a Multi-Cloud Environment
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Youíve just been asked to look at a multi-cloud solution. You might put on a brave face for upper management, but deep down you know this isnít going to be easy. Youíre right.
By Steven Puddephatt, Technical Architect, GlobalDots , 3/27/2020
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How Zoom, Netflix, and Dropbox are Staying Online During the Pandemic
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Inside the efforts to keep the quarantined worldís popular internet services running smoothly. -- DataCenter Knowledge
By Yevgeniy Sverdlik, DataCenter Knowledge , 3/26/2020
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Build Your Cloud Strategy -- The Right Way
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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A rapidly growing cloud presence demands careful thought and planning. Here's what you need to do to set your organization on the right course.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 3/26/2020
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COVID-19: Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the resources to fight it, are being tracked and mapped by governments and other organizations in the US and the world. Here's how they are doing it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/25/2020
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Cloud Security Planning in the Time of Social Distancing
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
With organizations compelled to push work out to remote, cloud security becomes a very tangible matter.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/20/2020
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Google Grows Cloud Regions, Boosts Cloud Monitoring
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Google is adding new cloud regions at a rapid rate alongside new capabilities that could help grow market share as it takes on rivals Amazon and Microsoft. -- ITPro Today
By Sean Michael Kerner, ITPro Today , 3/12/2020
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When Organizations Halt or Walk Away from IT Modernization
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
IT and data directors from enterprises still have some questions about strategies to shake up their infrastructure with new technology and practices.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/9/2020
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5 New Ways DevOps Will Leverage the Cloud
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Itís impossible to know what the future will bring for DevOps in the cloud, but the areas highlighted here are sure to play a role.
By Gilad David Maayan, Contributing Technology Writer , 3/4/2020
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DevOps Gives Nationwide Building Society an Edge on Upstarts
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Adopting practices for continuous delivery offers organizations a way to remain competitive in the British banking scene.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/2/2020
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Misconfiguration in Containers and Cloud: Risks and Fixes
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Moving fast in DevOps can create points of security vulnerabilities that might go unnoticed until calamity strikes.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/27/2020
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Get Serious About SaaS Management in the Enterprise
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
While a software-as-a-service model leaves processing in the service provider's hands, there's plenty of work left for the IT group when it comes to administering the relationship and in supporting employee users.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/26/2020
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How Startups Fit into Healthcare's Transformation
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Learn how large organizations in life sciences and healthcare leverage innovation born from disruptive, entrepreneurial companies.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/24/2020
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3 Questions That Can Determine the Success of a SaaS Product
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With only 10% of SaaS startups succeeding in todayís increasingly digital world, what questions can we ask in order to determine their likelihood of success?
By Phil Alves, CEO, DevSquad , 2/17/2020
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Amazon Gets Temporary Injunction to Halt $10B JEDI Project
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/14/2020
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Cloud Cost Optimization: Itís a Balancing Act
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Cost optimization goes beyond an engineering, stand-alone initiative. Here are some questions to ask and best practices to consider that might help you unlock the benefits.
By Preethy Vaidyanathan, Head of Strategic Initiatives, Tapad , 2/14/2020
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Cloud Threat Report Shows Need for Consistent DevSecOps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Organizations continue to make choices for the sake of speed in innovation, which can leave them unnecessarily vulnerable.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/13/2020
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Report: AWS Lambda Dominates as Serverless Adoption Grows
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
Survey by Datadog shows ongoing prevalence for Amazonís Lambda service as organizations scale up their use of serverless architecture.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/11/2020
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How to Know When a Cloud Computing Trend Has Come to Its End
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Even the best cloud computing trend must end: Why PaaS, serverless, OpenStack and multicloud have already seen their best days. -- ITPro Today
By Christopher Tozzi, ITPro Today , 2/5/2020
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How Continuous Intelligence Enhances Observability in DevOps
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
The escalation of data and workloads in the cloud calls for continuous intelligence to maintain order.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/5/2020
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