Category: Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing, Tech

Are industry clouds an opportunity or a distraction?

April 2, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

Industry clouds are a bundle of cloud services, tools, and applications that focus on the most important use cases in a specific industry. The most common industry clouds are designed for the retail, healthcare, government, and finance sectors. This might […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

How Quickly Are Companies Really Adopting Cloud? It’s Complicated

March 26, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

One company saw the promise of cloud computing early on, went all in, and continues to embrace bleeding-edge cloud technologies. Another stubbornly clings to existing mentalities, an on-prem virtualization-dominant model and, despite the potential cost savings and increased efficiencies, only […]

Cloud Computing, Hardware & Software, Tech

States are using Google’s ‘plug and play’ vaccination platform

March 22, 2021

Via: StateScoop

State health agencies in Arizona, North Carolina, Oregon and Virginia have been using a suite of cloud-based tools from Google to manage their COVID-19 vaccine campaigns, the company said Monday. Google released its vaccination management platform, called “Intelligent Vaccine Impact,” […]

Cloud Computing

The cloud is green. Let’s get on with migration

March 12, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

A new report from IDC shows that the continued growth of public cloud computing could prevent the emission of more than 1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from 2021 through 2024. Reduced power consumption and emissions means we’re […]

Cloud Computing

Google Cloud launches a new support option for mission critical workloads

March 11, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Google Cloud today announced the launch of a new support option for its Premium Support customers that run mission-critical services on its platform. The new service, imaginatively dubbed Mission Critical Services (MCS), brings Google’s own experience with Site Reliability Engineering […]

Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity

Data is the world’s most valuable (and vulnerable) resource

March 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

There’s no overstating it: 2020 was a hell of a year. When future generations learn about 2020, the pandemic, social tension and political unrest will take up most of the oxygen. But for those learning about the history of cybersecurity, […]

Cloud Computing

Why Cloud Security Risks Have Shifted to Identities and Entitlements

March 2, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

Identities have become the primary attack surface in the cloud. However, they remain largely unprotected because traditional security tools were designed to protect the network perimeter, not user and service accounts. Gartner predicts that by 2023, 75% of cloud security […]

Cloud Computing

Does AI-driven cloud computing need ethics guidelines?

February 26, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

Just ask any marketing person—it’s their job to keep demand for a product or service high. So they depend on advertising and other methods to create brand recognition and a sense of demand for what they sell. These days marketing […]

Cloud Computing

Microsoft unveils three more ‘industry clouds’ for financial, manufacturing and nonprofit

February 24, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is continuing to roll out more vertical cloud packages tailored for specific vertical industries. On February 24, the company announced three more of these “industry clouds” for financial services, manufacturing and nonprofit. These supplement the already-announced Microsoft cloud packages […]

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is helping to keep NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover on track

February 23, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has explained the role of cloud computing in processing data sent back from NASA’s Perseverance explorer on Mars. During Perseverance’s mission on Mars, the science and engineering data will be processed and hosted in AWS. The […]