Tag: Cloud

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

What is a cloud architect? A vital role for success in the cloud

June 19, 2018

Via: CIO

What is a cloud architect? Cloud architects are responsible for managing the cloud computing architecture in an organization, especially as cloud technologies grow increasingly complex. Cloud computing architecture encompasses everything involved with cloud computing, including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

OMB drafts new ‘Cloud Smart’ strategy

June 14, 2018

Via: FCW

It has been seven years since the Office of Management and Budget issued its Cloud First approach to help agencies move to the cloud. Under the guidance of Trump administration, OMB has spent a year consulting with agencies and now […]

Software, Tech

Microsoft promises to keep GitHub independent and open

June 4, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Microsoft today announced its plans to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock. Unsurprisingly, that sent a few shock waves through the developer community, which still often eyes Microsoft with considerable unease. During a conference call this morning, Microsoft CEO […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform

May 31, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

One of the big obstacles to implementing advanced data analytics in the enterprise is how complex it can be. Whether you were starting with business intelligence a decade or more ago, or are trying to build a data science practice […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

7 risk mitigation strategies for the cloud

May 22, 2018

Via: CIO

Cloud services are here to stay, and they are taking over more enterprise functions every year. Where once cloud services were limited to simple storage or contact management, core functions like ERP have now moved to the cloud. And with […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

How one Virginia county benefited by moving data to the cloud

May 15, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Fairfax County, Virginia, officials are seeing first-hand how the elasticity, security and scalability of their new cloud computing service has improved the county’s IT security and operational intelligence. It’s also reduced hardware costs, thanks to a smaller data center footprint, […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: Why this airline just went ‘all in’ on AWS

May 10, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Low-cost airline Ryanair plans to close the vast majority of its data centers over the next three years, as it moves its infrastructure to the cloud with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The European airline, which carries over 130 million customers […]

Big Data, Software, Tech

As Kubernetes grows, a startup ecosystem develops in its wake

May 7, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration tool, came out of Google several years ago and has gained traction amazingly fast. With each step in its growth, it has created opportunities for companies to develop businesses on top of the open […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Hardware, Infrastructure, Tech

​SAP wants manufacturers to embrace cloud computing

April 23, 2018

Via: ZDnet

SAP has introduced a new suite of products to make it easier for manufacturers to manage and monitor their systems and work with other parts of the supply chain, using cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT). The new […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

​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 […]