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SaaS cloud subscriptions: When “on-demand” really isn’t

April 9, 2018

Via: CIO

Large legacy on-premise enterprise software vendors, like SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft, continue to push their “on-demand” SaaS cloud products into their customer base. To a large extent, these efforts are designed to counteract the competitive threat posed by the major […]


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​Cloud computing: Don’t forget these factors when you make the move

April 4, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Use of cloud computing is increasingly a business-as-normal activity, and C-suite executives across all sectors have a broad range of experiences around how the cloud can be used to support digital transformation. Here, three executives who presented at the recent […]


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TIC still tripping up agencies’ cloud modernization efforts

April 3, 2018

Via: FCW

The federal government is pushing to modernize its IT infrastructure of several fronts, but agencies are still struggling with conflicting goals like cloud adoption, telework policies and Trusted Internet Connection compliance. At a March 15 event hosted by CA Technologies, […]


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Azure’s availability zones are now generally available

March 30, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

No matter what cloud you build on, if you want to build something that’s highly available, you’re always going to opt to put your applications and data in at least two physically separated regions. Otherwise, if a region goes down, […]


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Salesforce introduces Integration Cloud on heels of MuleSoft acquisition

March 28, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Salesforce hasn’t wasted any time turning the MuleSoft acquisition into a product of its own, announcing the Salesforce Integration Cloud this morning. While in reality it’s too soon to really take advantage of the MuleSoft product set, the company is […]


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Microsoft bullish on Congress’ inclusion of CLOUD Act in funding bill

March 22, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has been arguing for a while that data privacy is something that needs addressing by Congress, not the courts. It looks like Redmond is one step closer to getting its wish. The CLOUD (Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data) […]


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DHS to launch cloud steering group

March 1, 2018

Via: FCW

The Department of Homeland Security is launching a cloud steering group as part of its cloud computing strategy, CIO John Zangardi said during a keynote address at AFCEA’s 2018 Cyber Summit on Feb. 27. “There are 584 applications roughly in […]


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Cloud providers ranking 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Oracle, Alibaba stack up

February 13, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Choosing the right public cloud provider is becoming an increasingly nuanced discussion that goes well beyond scale. We all know the large cloud players–AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud and Microsoft Azure–but stacking them up depends on your enterprise’s needs. […]


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Oracle pitches autonomous capabilities for its entire cloud platform

February 12, 2018

Via: CIO

Oracle is raising its bid to attract enterprises moving to the cloud by extending AI-based automation throughout its PaaS (platform as a service) offerings, claiming that the new automated services will cut costs and reduce management headaches. The company is […]


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Microsoft’s Azure Event Grid hits general availability

January 30, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

With Event Grid, Microsoft introduced a new Azure service last year that it hopes will become the glue that holds together modern event-driven and distributed applications. Starting today, Event Grid is generally available, with all the SLAs and other premises […]