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Why IT Leaders Should Make Cloud Training a Top Priority
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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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 association’s 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
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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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
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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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FTD’s CTO Powell on Transforming and the Next New Normal
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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One year after joining the 110-year-old company, Powell talks about the floral ecommerce retailer’s 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
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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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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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How Quickly Are Companies Really Adopting Cloud? It’s Complicated
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While cloud computing is becoming ever-more common in enterprise IT, what the hype leaves out is that most companies are still relatively early in the adoption cycle.
By Nicholas Dimotakis, VP, Worldwide Field Engineering, Canonical , 3/26/2021
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What Bain Capital’s David Humphrey Sees in Hybrid Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Managing director with private investment firm discusses opportunities that may emerge as cloud matures.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/25/2021
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Texas County Turns to Low-Code Database for Vaccine Registrations
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Tarrant County has registered over 800,000 people for vaccines using a cloud-based, web-facing, low-code database technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2021
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Red Hat CIO Kelly Talks Hybrid Cloud for Post-Pandemic World
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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The stage has been set for more cloud transformation with the role CIOs play in the equation continuing to evolve.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/12/2021
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How CarParts.com Leveraged AIOps Strategy While Scaling Up
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Ecommerce market for auto parts faced a rapid overhaul of its IT infrastructure when new leadership put growth plans in motion.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/5/2021
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Microsoft’s Satya Nadella Talks Democratizing Tech at Ignite
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Next-gen cloud innovations may empower more users to establish a new balance of creation and consumption.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/3/2021
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Do You Know These 4 Tricky Cloud Terms?
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Here are four trip-up topics found to frequently stump cloud learners and what IT teams should know to master them and build their cloud vocabulary.
By Ryan Kroonenburg, Co-Founder and Instructor, A Cloud Guru , 3/1/2021
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The Hybrid Workplace Is a Reality, but the Office Is Not Dead
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The flexibility to support teams cycling through in-person and remote work highlights the need for investment in cloud-based services to support the workflows of the future at scale.
By Ranjan Singh, Executive VP, Crestron , 2/26/2021
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Questions to Ask About DevOps Strategy On-Prem vs. the Cloud
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Not every company can or wants to go cloud native but that does not mean they are completely cut off from the advantages of DevOps.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/12/2021
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Overcoming Digital Transformation Challenges With The Cloud
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Here’s how cloud computing can enable the future of work, accelerate data strategies, integrate AI and cyber strategies, and innovate for social good.
By Diana Kearns-Manolatos, Senior Manager, Deloitte , 2/12/2021
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What Comes Next for AWS with Jassy to Become Amazon CEO
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
News
Change looms as the chief executive at the dominant player in cloud computing prepares to lead parent company.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/4/2021
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Aegis Sciences CIO on Scaling IT to Meet COVID Testing Demand
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Toxicology lab finds flexible way to scale up its resources that also cut costs while increasing the pace of testing.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/4/2021
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