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Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

October 11, 2018

Via: FCW

IBM is protesting the Defense Department’s $10 billion, 10-year cloud solicitation, saying the plan is anti-competitive and technologically flawed. Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM U.S. Federal, said in an Oct. 10 blog post that the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Goldman Sachs Just Put $75 Million into This Cloud Startup

October 10, 2018

Via: Fortune

Goldman Sachs is a believer in the small startup Egnyte, which specializes in helping companies manage their online documents and files. Egnyte said Wednesday that the banking giant invested $75 million into the startup, bringing its total funding to $132.5 […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Microsoft shows off government cloud services with JEDI due date imminent

October 9, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Just a day after Google decided to drop out of the Pentagon’s massive $10 billion, 10-year JEDI cloud contract bidding, Microsoft announced increased support services for government clients. In a long blog post, the company laid out its government focused […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Networking Security, Security

Palo Alto Networks to acquire RedLock for $173 M to beef up cloud security

October 3, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Palo Alto Networks launched in 2005 in the age of firewalls. As we all know by now, the enterprise expanded beyond the cozy confines of a firewall long ago and vendors like Palo Alto have moved to securing data in […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

The relentless march of cloud computing continues, and here comes the tipping point

September 18, 2018

Via: ZDnet

The shift to cloud computing continues to gain momentum, with nearly half of application spending going on-demand within the next four years. Across key areas of enterprise technology investment — including system infrastructure and software, application software and business process […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: Three reasons why it could be time to go cloud-first

September 6, 2018

Via: ZDnet

CIOs are increasingly confident using a cloud-first strategy. Analyst Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, why are digital leaders choosing to […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Infrastructure

Machine learning turns unstructured secondary storage into globally accessible data

August 23, 2018

Via: CIO

Charles Darwin was rumored to have said something to the effect of “It’s not the strongest or smartest that survives. Rather it’s the species that’s the most adaptable to change.” This axiom has never been truer in the business world […]


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 […]