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Cloud Strategies Aren't Just About Digital Transformation Anymore
Commentary  |  5/26/2020
Cloud migrations are accelerating in the wake of the pandemic. The new normal is even more virtual.
How 5G Rollout May Benefit Businesses More than Consumers
Commentary  |  5/21/2020
IBM, Red Hat, and others combine resources to help lay the foundation for the next era of wireless connectivity and edge computing.
The Best Ways to Gain Control Over a Multi-Cloud Environment
Commentary  |  5/11/2020
Driving this to full potential requires planning, a commitment to standardization and compatible management tools. Here are steps to take to reach these goals.
Why and How to Transition Your Company to the Cloud
Commentary  |  5/8/2020
Though motivations vary based on an organization's unique needs, there are several key common drivers for moving to the cloud.
IBM Think Digital Explores How Cloud Can Accelerate Agility
Commentary  |  5/7/2020
Opening sessions from the online conference offered insights on technologies that businesses might focus on to grow beyond the pandemic.
Next Steps for Cloud Infrastructure Beyond the Pandemic
Commentary  |  4/29/2020
Organizations have long-term decisions, shaped by their responses to COVID-19, to make on cloud and digital transformation.
Where to Find Cost Savings When Using the Cloud
Commentary  |  4/13/2020
These management strategies can help enterprise organizations rein in costs for public, private, hybrid, and multi-cloud deployments.
How to Round Out Cloud Talent
Commentary  |  4/10/2020
Getting the cloud talent you need when you need it can be tough, but creative problem-solving can help.
Cloud Scalability Shows Its Worth in the Wake of COVID-19
Commentary  |  4/2/2020
Gartner discusses how organizations rely on the cloud infrastructure to keep up with their needs during the pandemic.
Achieving Peak Orchestration in a Multi-Cloud Environment
Commentary  |  3/27/2020
You've 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 isn't going to be easy. You're right.
How Zoom, Netflix, and Dropbox are Staying Online During the Pandemic
Commentary  |  3/26/2020
Inside the efforts to keep the quarantined world's popular internet services running smoothly. -- DataCenter Knowledge
Cloud Security Planning in the Time of Social Distancing
Commentary  |  3/20/2020
With organizations compelled to push work out to remote, cloud security becomes a very tangible matter.
Google Grows Cloud Regions, Boosts Cloud Monitoring
Commentary  |  3/12/2020
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
5 New Ways DevOps Will Leverage the Cloud
Commentary  |  3/4/2020
It's impossible to know what the future will bring for DevOps in the cloud, but the areas highlighted here are sure to play a role.
Amazon Gets Temporary Injunction to Halt $10B JEDI Project
News  |  2/14/2020
AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
Cloud Cost Optimization: Itís a Balancing Act
Commentary  |  2/14/2020
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.
Edge Computing Benefits for AI Crystallizing
Commentary  |  2/11/2020
The prospect of performing AI at the edge is still mostly theoretical, but organizations are exploring potential edge computing benefits. -- ITPro Today
How to Know When a Cloud Computing Trend Has Come to Its End
Commentary  |  2/5/2020
Even the best cloud computing trend must end: Why PaaS, serverless, OpenStack and multicloud have already seen their best days. -- ITPro Today
Predictions Around Blockchain and Data for IT leaders
Commentary  |  2/4/2020
Blockchain technologies will ignite the era of decentralization, where customers own their data and decide how it is used. IT leaders should start to rethink their strategies.
IT Careers: 10 Job Skills in High Demand This Year
Slideshows  |  2/3/2020
If you're looking to add skills to your resume, experience with these technologies might help you land a new job or promotion.
10 Enterprise IT Transformation Trends to Watch for 2020
Slideshows  |  1/28/2020
Communications giant Verizon shares its insights on the potential technology drivers that may reshape industries this year.
Cloud Migration: 12 Risks and How to Avoid Them
Commentary  |  1/17/2020
Despite some imperfections, cloud adoption is the future. Of course, it's important to be mindful of the risks involved with the practice.
How to Succeed With a Cloud Transformation Strategy
Commentary  |  1/16/2020
A study from Unisys shows a significant segment of organizations have not seen substantial gains from cloud migration.
Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2020
Commentary  |  1/9/2020
Multi-cloud management, "boutique" clouds and AI/machine learning developments are on tap for the cloud sector during 2020.
Understanding Fact from Fiction When Moving Legacy to Cloud
Commentary  |  1/6/2020
Here are three truths and one lie leaders should know before moving to the cloud.
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
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.
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
When Planets Align: Edge Computingís 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Computingís 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.
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?
Best Practices: Governing Data in Multi-Cloud Environments
Commentary  |  9/9/2019
Like most things in the world of data, creating and maintaining governance policies in a multi-cloud environment requires constant compromise and negotiation.
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.
Q&A: Gartnerís 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.
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.
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.
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.
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