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Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: SaaS, IaaS or PaaS – which is growing fastest?

November 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

As cloud computing continues to eat up traditional tech spending, businesses are beginning to change where they spend their money. The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to a total of $266.4 billion, up […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Europe’s cloud computing plan won’t do much to scare the US giants

November 1, 2019

Via: ZDnet

AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud together now comfortably account for over half of the global cloud infrastructure market, but it takes more than that to stop the French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and his German counterpart Peter Altmaier […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Software, Tech

Google Cloud: G Suite is getting three new security and access-control features

October 29, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud has unveiled a raft of new G Suite security and identity management features to help enterprise IT admins manage access and control work desktop devices. The three key updates include desktop management for Mac, Windows, Chrome OS and […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Linux Foundation exec believes edge computing will be more important than cloud computing

September 23, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Once upon a time, back when we all had mainframes and then servers in our offices, we had edge computing. Our compute power was literally down the hall. Then, along came the cloud, and all that changed. Computers were hundreds […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Google Cloud adds microservices management, serverless to its Anthos platform

September 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google is building out its Anthos platform to connect microservices and offer fully managed serverless workloads. Anthos is a platform designed to address platform as a service needs for developers as well as hybrid cloud deployments for enterprises. Google Cloud […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure achieves FedRAMP authorization

September 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now compliant with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), the company announced Monday. While Oracle already has a major presence in the public sector, the new authorization should open up new, lucrative opportunities for […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud security: Inside the shared responsibility model

September 9, 2019

Via: CSO Online

In the latest major cloud security foul-up, Capital One suffered a data breach, which affected 100 million people in the United States, and 6 million in Canada. It wasn’t just Capital One caught with their security pants down. We now […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

OpenGov raises $51M to boost its cloud-based IT services for government and civic organizations

September 3, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

OpenGov, the firm co-founded by Palantir’s Joe Lonsdale that helps government and other civic organizations organize, analyze and present financial and other data using cloud-based architecture, has raised another big round of funding to continue expanding its business. The startup […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

The top cloud providers for financial services

August 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Financial services companies are reluctant to use cloud-based services because security and privacy are imperative in this strictly regulated sector. At a minimum, these companies see industry auditors every 18 months. When privacy and security measures are breached, the consequences […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Policy, State & Local

How Maryland is using the cloud to rebuild its public services

June 18, 2019

Via: StateScoop

When the Maryland Department of Human Services decided in 2017 to move the systems it uses to run the state’s benefit programs to a cloud platform, it could have gone with a “lift and shift” strategy, literally copying the files […]