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Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Microsoft stands up Azure Stack for government as JEDI contract looms

August 13, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Microsoft announced today that it’s released Azure Stack for Azure Government at a time when it’s battling rivals at Amazon and other cloud companies for the massive winner-take-all $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract known as JEDI. Azure Stack provides customers […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

A closer look at DOD’s cloudy JEDI contract

August 13, 2018

Via: FCW

On July 26, the Department of Defense released the final request for proposals for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract. Darth Vader has not yet weighed in on the JEDI proposal, but Yoda would call the protracted process […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

The cloud continues to grow in leaps and bounds, but it’s still AWS’s world

July 27, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

With the big cloud companies reporting recently, we can be sure of a couple of things: the market continues to expand rapidly and AWS is going to be hard to catch. Depending on whose numbers you look at, the market […]


Big Data, Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Tech

Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in

June 20, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy — supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther. Avoiding vendor lock-in has become a major concern […]


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, […]