Cloud

Walmart CIO: We Picked Microsoft for Huge Cloud Deal to Accelerate Digital Transformation (Forbes)

How does a global corporation with 2 million employees, 10,000 brick-and-mortar stores, daily revenue of $1.37 billion and a booming e-commerce business become a lightning-fast inn... More

The Three Pillars of IT Modernization (TechHQ)

First, cloud computing happened. And eventually, we all started to get used to the idea that technology could be fed down a pipe from a datacenter using the internet into our incre... More

Avid Wins 2018 Microsoft U.S. Partner Award for Helping the Communications, Media Industry Leverage the Cloud (HITS)

Avid has won the 2018 Microsoft US Partner Award for the communications and media industry. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating... More

How the IBM Cloud is Moving Across Europe (IBM Think Blog)

The consumption of services delivered on private, hybrid and public cloud platforms has been growing for several years, and significantly outperforms the growth rates of investment... More

Google Cloud’s L.A. Region Goes Online (TechCrunch)

Google Cloud’s new region in Los Angeles is now online, the company announced today. This isn’t exactly a surprise, given that Google had previously announced a July launch for... More

Walmart, Microsoft Link Up on Cloud Technology (CNBC)

Retail giant Walmart signed a deal to use Microsoft's cloud and artificial intelligence technology on Tuesday, deepening a strategic partnership between two of Amazon’s major riv... More

Cisco Chief Executive’s New Mantra: Simplify Computer Networks (NYT)

Over more than three decades, Cisco Systems became a Silicon Valley giant partly because of one facet of its business: technological complexity. Managing Cisco’s many varieties o... More

Why Digital Business Transformation Depends on Public Cloud Networking (CloudTech)

Companies increasingly seek digital business transformation. From a purely technology perspective, most pieces are in place for this transformation to occur. But too often, one thi... More

Microsoft Launches New Wide-Area Networking Options for Azure (TechCrunch)

Microsoft is launching a few new networking features today that will make it easier for businesses to use the company’s Azure cloud to securely connect their own offices and infr... More

SAP, Thomson Reuters Simplify Cross-Border Transaction Costs (HITS)

SAP today announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with Thomson Reuters to simplify converting cross-border transaction prices into a single currency, no matter where o... More

Cloud Computing: Tackling an ‘All-In’ Migration (ZDNet)

Migrating business systems to the cloud isn't just about technology; staffing, corporate strategy and financial models are just some of the other issues that must be taken into acc... More

5G Will Transform the Enterprise Cloud (Light Reading)

5G will drive a quantum leap in the mobile cloud landscape. While a significant increase in speed is the most obvious benefit, 5G has other advantages that are going to create exci... More

Four Trends in Cloud Computing CIOs Should Prepare for in 2019 (Forbes)

As the traditional role of the CIO keeps evolving, 2019 promises higher pressure on them to deliver IT solutions that will meet the expectations of customers, partners and employee... More

Big Tech Companies are Looking at Hollywood as the Next Stage in Their Play for the Cloud (TechCrunch)

This week, both Microsoft and Google made moves to woo Hollywood to their cloud computing platforms in the latest act of the unfolding drama over who will win the multi-billion dol... More

The Most Valuable Cloud Computing Certifications Today (CIO)

If one thing is certain in IT, it’s never too late to cash in on the cloud. As the cloud becomes more critical to IT and the business at large, demand for cloud skills will only ... More

How Cloud Storage Solutions are Evolving to Fight Hackers (CSO)

Cloud hacks are becoming increasingly more prominent and problematic – a concerning trend, especially in light of the fact that individuals, companies and institutions are relyin... More

IBM Cloud Touts Latest European Partnerships

IBM Cloud July 3 announced it’s added six new European companies to its client list, with an  Italian multimedia publishing company and an electronics distributor among those lo... More

LinkedIn Ramping Up its Use of Microsoft’s Azure Cloud (CNBC)

LinkedIn is increasingly relying on technology from its parent company, Microsoft. On Thursday LinkedIn said it's tapping a service running in Microsoft's cloud data centers to tra... More

Wasabi Debuts U.S. West Coast New Data Center (HITS)

Wasabi will open its newest data center in Hillsboro, OR. By expanding its geographic footprint to the U.S. West Coast, Wasabi’s customers in Hollywood and Silicon Valley, as wel... More

Formula 1 Picks AWS as Official Cloud, Machine Learning Provider (ZDNet)

It's another win for Amazon Web Services in the ongoing cloud wars, with Formula 1 signing up as an AWS customer to bolster its race strategies, data tracking systems, and digital ... More