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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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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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Google Knocks on Door of Gartner's Cloud Leaders
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google is close but still no cigar when it comes to sharing the realm of the cloud leaders in the Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/22/2017
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Digital Infrastructure for Cities Leads to Big Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A Cisco report claims $2.3 trillion is waiting to be realized through digitized services, city management; cites Houston, Oslo, Barcelona as examples.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2017
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Hybrid Cloud Is Gathering Steam for Small, Medium Businesses
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Harvard Business Review Analytics finds smaller enterprises gaining more from hybrid cloud than large enterprises.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/15/2017
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A 4-Step Methodology for Finding the Right Cloud Provider
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Donít rush into the cloud before taking the time to understand what you want, and what you need.
By Natalia Tsymbalenko, EastBanc Technologies , 6/14/2017
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The Need to Go Digital Is Clear; Not Everyone Can Get There
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
PwC report on the 2017 Global Digital IQ says some organizations becoming top performers in going digital; others, not so much.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/14/2017
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A 'Sensor to Sunset' Cloud Brokerage Platform that Enables IoT
InformationWeek Staff,
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Brenda Horn, VP of IT & CIO for Enterprise Computing Solutions at Arrow Electronics, talks about her company's InformationWeek IT Excellence award winning initiative from the InformationWeek News Desk.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/7/2017
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Harvard Business Publishing Cuts IT Costs 18% With Cloud Move
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Director of IT Ken Griffin tells an Interop ITX audience there are savings on Amazon, provided you make it through the expensive, "migration bubble".
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/6/2017
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Cloud Power, Fear of Lock-in Grows Among IT Managers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mary Meeker's Global Internet Trends: As the digital age expands, so does fear of technology lock-in by cloud vendors.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/2/2017
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Unleash Developers to Produce Rapidly Evolving Software
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
It's practical, not theoretical. Developers who rely on cloud resources will be among those producing the software 'eating the world.'
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/30/2017
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Under Pressure, IT May Need to Fail Fast With Some Projects
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Lines of business want services fast; IT will need an investment budget that allows it to try to achieve desired solutions and sometimes fail.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/22/2017
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GE Draws Up Playbook for Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
GE spent several years trying to effect its own digital transformation; now it's issued a playbook on how it's done.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/15/2017
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Gartner Chart Puts Salesforce at Top of Low-Code Platforms
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A new Magic Quadrant looks at platforms for the high-productivity building of applications, including mobile apps; Salesforce scores.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/11/2017
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Oracle Disses Cloud Real Estate to its Own Detriment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
In the midst of a rush to the cloud, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told Fortune 'real estate' is not much of a factor. He may learn otherwise.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/9/2017
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MTM's Kleyman: Embrace the Coming Internet of Things
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Interop speaker Bill Kleyman sees security as one component of the Internet of Things, which all companies are going to have to embrace.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/5/2017
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Uptime Institute: Enterprise Server Footprint Flat or Shrinking
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
In its annual survey, the Uptime Institute finds enterprise cloud usage flat, even while the server footprint shrinks.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/3/2017
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What I Hope to Get out of Interop ITX
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Satire
IT consultant and blogger Andrew Froehlich outlines a full-week educational experience at the upcoming Interop ITX conference.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/26/2017
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Let's Talk Cloud at Interop ITX
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
You can join cloud computing expert and InformationWeek editor at large Charles Babcock as he takes in his pick of more than two dozen informative cloud related presentations at the upcoming Interop ITX in May.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/25/2017
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Why IT is in Jeopardy
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Change is the only constant, which IT professionals know all too well. However, as technology changes, their departments must too. Some IT departments are in trouble, big trouble if they don't do something fast. We explain a few reasons why.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/21/2017
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