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Category: Infrastructure


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Can Amazon convince a federal court to depose Trump over a $10 billion Pentagon contract?

February 11, 2020

Via: Fortune

A competition between Microsoft and Amazon to supply $10 billion worth of cloud computing services to the Department of Defense was decided—controversially—in October. Despite Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominating nearly half of the public cloud market, the DoD opted to […]


Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

AT&T just added 5G in 13 more cities. Here’s where

February 5, 2020

Via: Fortune

AT&T added more than a dozen cities on Wednesday to its faster 5G wireless network for consumers, as the carrier races rivals to extend the next generation of mobile connectivity across the country. On Wednesday, AT&T said customers with 5G […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Infrastructure-as-code templates are the source of many cloud infrastructure weaknesses

February 5, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In the age of cloud computing where infrastructure needs to be extended or deployed rapidly to meet ever-changing organizational needs, the configuration of new servers and nodes is completely automated. This is done using machine-readable definition files, or templates, as […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

7 cloud cost management tips

February 4, 2020

Via: CIO

Many enterprises that once looked to the cloud as a way to curb data center expenditures are now beginning to wonder why they’re not saving as much money as they expected. “There are no guarantees that cloud computing in any […]


Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Why UK’s Huawei decision leaves the fate of global 5G wireless in US hands

February 3, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The epicenter of the global power struggle for a cost-effective wireless infrastructure has been, in recent months, the United Kingdom. The issue of whether the country allows a Chinese supplier into the core of its 5G Wireless telecommunications network is […]


Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

All four major US wireless carriers are suffering outages right now

January 31, 2020

Via: BGR

If you happen to notice problems with your cell phone and connectivity today, you’re not alone. Reports have been streaming in of major outages at all four of the big US wireless carriers, including Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T (as […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Google offers IBM AS/400 apps new home in its cloud

January 20, 2020

Via: CIO

Enterprises looking for a way to modernize legacy AS/400 workloads now have a new option: Move them onto Google Cloud Platform. Google won’t host your old AS/400 for you, but it is renting time on IBM Power Systems servers, the […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing, 2020 style: serverless on a learning curve

December 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

It’s well documented that traditional IT architectures are not suited for the real-time rigors of today’s fast-paced digital economy. But even cloud services — initially brought in to swap out on-premises legacy technology for online equivalents — may not be […]


Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

5G deployment stands ready to supercharge the Internet of Things

December 18, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

It’s true that inorganic users don’t yell at customer-service reps or trash-talk companies on Twitter. But connected devices can also benefit from some less-obvious upgrades that 5G should deliver—and we, their organic overlords, could profit in the long run. You […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Why Google Cloud Needs to Get Less Googley

December 12, 2019

Via: Fortune

Each of the three biggest online services, or cloud companies–Amazon, Microsoft, and Google–has its own founding story. Amazon Web Services grew out of the digital software programs the retailer built for itself. Microsoft realized its bigger customers would pay for […]