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How to Measure Your Cloud Success in Kilowatts
Commentary  |  12/11/2019
A Gartner analyst suggests kilowatts can be "the perfect progress metric" for implementation of an enterprise cloud strategy. -- Data Center Knowledge
AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Commentary  |  12/10/2019
A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization
News  |  12/6/2019
AWS re:Invent reveals how Amazon broke boundaries on virtualization and the benefits Vanguard reaped from cloud migration.
AWS CEO Andy Jassy: Leadership Is Key to Transformation
News  |  12/4/2019
The tenor at AWS re:Invent paints a picture of more companies tossing out mainframes to take advantage of the cloud.
Cloud Performance Varies Among Providers, Across Regions
Commentary  |  12/3/2019
ThousandEyes' Cloud Performance Benchmark report reveals weak links in global cloud connectivity that can impact some regions. -- ITPro Today
5 Must-Have IT Infrastructure Automation Tools
Commentary  |  11/29/2019
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.
Adapt or Perish: Why Modernize IT Operations
Commentary  |  11/27/2019
Operations teams can learn to identify and act to remove roadblocks to necessary changes that might help organizations modernize more quickly.
When Planets Align: Edge Computing’s Game-Changing Potential
Commentary  |  11/20/2019
Emerging technologies that leverage edge computing will take years -- potentially decades -- to emerge. The smart move is to wait for the hype to settle.
Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips
Commentary  |  11/11/2019
If businesses are aware of the potential post-migration challenges ahead of time, they will be more prepared to take the necessary steps to prevent them.
Getting to Cloud, What are the Key Factors?
Commentary  |  11/7/2019
Lessons learned from migrating a major bank's entire application portfolio to the cloud.
Q&A: IBM Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter Talks Hybrid, Multi-Cloud
Commentary  |  11/5/2019
Organizations may find themselves at the center of increasingly complex cloud environments stitched together from different services.
Dealing with Multi-Cloud Data Complexity
Commentary  |  11/5/2019
IT leaders need to understand that a problem exists and then think through approaches. Once they do that, the technology to employ is easier to figure out. Here's some guidance.
Forrester Analyst: Next Gen of Information Fabric Is Close
Commentary  |  11/1/2019
It is time to stop building monolithic systems and start weaving new data fabric that can manage information dynamically, according to Forrester's Michele Goetz.
Just How Hard is it to Move from One Cloud Provider to Another?
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
A cloud migration is easier than you might think, assuming that you gain a good understanding of your own apps and services and what each cloud provider offers.
Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems
Commentary  |  10/28/2019
As microservices, multi-cloud, and other features introduce more layers of complexity, developers may need a hand combing through the thicket of apps.
Learning to Navigate Multi-Cloud at ESCAPE/19 and ONUG
Slideshows  |  10/23/2019
Experts at a pair of conferences in New York shared insight on how to address challenges and leverage advantages of multi-cloud.
Oracle’s Mark Hurd Passes Away at 62
News  |  10/18/2019
Co-CEO dies one month after taking a leave of absence to address an undisclosed health issue.
Go Beyond the Capabilities of the Cloud
Commentary  |  10/11/2019
Here are some highlights from last month's Oracle OpenWorld 2019.
What Financial Firms Want in Cloud Adoption Strategies
Commentary  |  10/4/2019
Lead technologists from three financial institutions shared their infrastructure transformation needs at New York Enterprise Tech Meetup.
IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Slideshows  |  10/1/2019
Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
Navigating the Skills Gap in the Hybrid Cloud Era
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
IT leaders who will survive in the hybrid multi-cloud world are fostering the skills they already have in-house, while embracing some shifts toward new ideas.
Enterprise Guide to Multi-Cloud Adoption
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about multi-cloud adoption for their enterprise organizations.
Q&A: New Relic CEO Lew Cirne on Observability in Development
Commentary  |  9/26/2019
More tools to better understand how apps are interconnected could save time on repairs and chasing security alerts.
Open Source Gains Ground in the Enterprise
News  |  9/26/2019
You may not hear a lot of enterprise executives talking about it, but open source software is becoming a mainstay in big organizations.
Q&A: Google Cloud's Lin Talks Next Phase of Anthos
News  |  9/20/2019
Google offers a look at some additional features being introduced to Anthos and where it fits in cloud transformation.
Oracle Touts Autonomous Cloud for Data Security
News  |  9/19/2019
At an Oracle OpenWorld keynote address, Larry Ellison said the autonomous nature of Oracle's cloud could protect customers from data breaches, and announced several product updates.
Complexity: Cloud Computing’s Achilles Heel
Commentary  |  9/19/2019
While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done.
How Data Scientists Can Tear Down Fears of Innovation
Commentary  |  9/11/2019
AI and other fresh ideas can put organizations on the path to transformation, but their champions may face systemic pushback from entrenched team members.
Unlocking the Business Value of Cloud
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Enterprises have been pivoting to the cloud -- attracted by hopes of increased agility, higher service levels and lower cost. Are they getting what they expected?
Q&A: Denim Group CTO on DevSecOps and Resolving Disconnect
Commentary  |  9/9/2019
Sorting out the conflicting approaches of security and development teams is essential for digital transformation to advance, particularly in regulated sectors.
Cloud 2.0: A New Era for Public Cloud
Commentary  |  9/1/2019
With new technologies and cloud offerings available almost by the day, the impetus for cloud adoption is stronger than ever before.
IBM Puts Red Hat OpenShift to Work on Sports Data at US Open
News  |  8/30/2019
In its latest outing at the tennis tournament, IBM brings technology from Red Hat to the courts to process data in the public cloud.
Box CEO: Security is Core in Ever-Changing Business World
Commentary  |  8/29/2019
CEO of Box, analyst from Gartner, others take a look at the increased demand for security in the cloud.
Integrated Cloud Architecture: What It Is and Why It Matters
Commentary  |  8/28/2019
Before diving into the integrated cloud architecture deep end, you must first understand the challenges.
Q&A: Labourey on CloudBees’ DevOps Role, Google Partnership
Commentary  |  8/26/2019
The host of DevOps World conference talks about the part his company plays in the evolution of DevOps and what a new partnership with Google Cloud will mean.
Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation
Commentary  |  8/15/2019
Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows.
Enterprises Put More Data Infrastructure in the Cloud
Commentary  |  8/12/2019
More enterprises are putting their data operations in the cloud, a trend that will continue as AI, machine learning, and other analytics efforts accelerate.
Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?
Commentary  |  8/9/2019
As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks.
Brewing Up Data Infrastructure to Support Tech Diversity
News  |  8/5/2019
Having grown by many acquisitions to be perhaps the largest beer company in the world, Anheuser Busch InBev is working to create a unified view of all its data.
Does NoOps Signal the End for Infrastructure Employees?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Will AI and automation eliminate the need for the people who now keep IT infrastructures in operation? Not if those people take charge of their own futures.
Banking on the Public Cloud?
Commentary  |  7/31/2019
Financial institutions and banks can no longer risk letting their business models become outdated. Here's how CIOs can build a business case for the C-suite.
The Cloud Question: Native or Hosted?
Commentary  |  7/29/2019
Before making the cloud decision, IT leaders need the facts and the criteria to choose the option that's best for their business, operational and financial goals.
IBM’s Rob High and Rumjog’s Thomas Young Talk Edge Computing
Commentary  |  7/26/2019
The scope of what can be done through edge computing is growing fast, but it will take more talent and new strategies to reap the benefits.
Lessons in Efficiency from a No-Code Use Case: Project HOME
Commentary  |  7/24/2019
A nonprofit for housing sees a 30% reduction in time spent on contract management, thanks to a no-code development platform.
What AT&T's Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
New partnerships set up a three-way dance that might be telling about the way the cloud market could evolve and who will remain relevant.
What’s Holding Back Edge Computing for Enterprises?
Commentary  |  7/17/2019
The combination of technology readiness and business appetite puts us a little closer to wide-scale availability of a new breed of IT infrastructure.
AWS Summit Focuses on Smoother Integrations
Slideshows  |  7/16/2019
Amazon touts ease of using custom code on its platform and the acceleration of the speed of execution in the development cycle.
IBM Esports and Interxion Talk Lessons from Cloud Gaming Tech
Commentary  |  6/28/2019
Enterprises can learn from the infrastructure being built up to support the growing cloud gaming market.
Looking at Clouds from Both Sides Now
Commentary  |  6/24/2019
InformationWeek and Interop want to understand more about your experiences and thoughts on cloud computing.
How to Land a Job in Cloud Computing
Slideshows  |  6/19/2019
These 9 tips can help you transition from a traditional IT role to a lucrative position in cloud computing.
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