Cloud

Microsoft Launches Edge Zones for Azure (TechCrunch)

Microsoft announced the launch of Azure Edge Zones, which will allow Azure users to bring their applications to the company’s edge locations. The focus here is on enabling real-t... More

Fighting Ransomware With Cloud Backups, Data Immutability (Wasabi Blog)

One of the biggest cybersecurity threats facing organizations today is ransomware. Ransomware is a scourge affecting governments and businesses of all sizes. It wreaks havoc on com... More

Google Cloud Releases COVID-19 Data Sets to Foster Coronavirus-Fighting AI Models (VentureBeat)

In an effort to help fight the spread of the novel coronavirus, which is projected to infect millions of people in the U.S. alone, Google today launched the COVID-19 Public Dataset... More

Grow Your Business With an Evolving Cloud Security Strategy (Security Intelligence)

We have all heard the castle-and-moat analogy to describe traditional centralized approaches to cybersecurity. As cloud security becomes increasingly important in the modern landsc... More

Google Cloud Launches Game Servers, a Managed Cloud Backend for Games (TechCrunch)

Google Cloud announced the beta launch of Game Servers, a managed service that provides game developers with the usual backend services for running their games, including multi-pla... More

Lloyds Banks Readies for Digital Banking Push With Google Cloud (Tech HQ)

As part of a $3.9 billion digital banking strategy, the UK-based Lloyds Bank is upgrading its multi-cloud approach with a new Google Cloud partnership. Lloyds will use a number of ... More

Why More Banks are Moving Confidently Onto the Cloud (Forbes)

The migration is well underway. Financial players are moving beyond closed, legacy IT systems to benefit from the flexibility and cost efficiencies of cloud computing. But as they ... More

Building IT Security Requires Improving Teams (Forbes)

Digital transformation can make almost any enterprise better. It brings together collaborators from around the world, draws smarter insights with the help of machine learning, and ... More

New Google Cloud Solutions for Retailers Launched (Forbes)

Google has announced the launches of a number of updated services. It is well known that Google has been focusing its cloud services on a variety of niches and industries including... More

The Cloud Talent Drought Continues – and is Even Larger Than You Thought (Forbes)

We are in the midst of a talent drought within the IT market that is plaguing enterprise organizations, causing business bottlenecks, competitive disadvantages, security issues, an... More

Multicloud Management: How to Succeed the First Time (Oxagile Blog)

However promising a multicloud strategy sounds, there’s one caveat to it — orchestrating multiple clouds is incredibly complex as each platform comes with its own toolsets, rul... More

How Etsy’s Google Cloud Migration Allows it to Focus on CX (Tech HQ)

The craft e-marketplace has recently completed its move to the cloud — a journey that’s been ongoing since 2017. As a result, the popular e-commerce site has been able to doubl... More

Google Cloud Rolls Out New Qualification for ‘Anthos Ready’ Storage (ZDNet)

Google Cloud announced a new certification for storage solutions that are designed to run optimally with Anthos on-premises. Launched last year, Anthos is a platform for managing a... More

80 Percent of IT Leaders Prioritize Hybrid Cloud Strategies (TWA)

Cloud is an integral part of every enterprise leader’s IT playbook. The technology is popular across all industries as it offers unprecedented flexibility and affordability. Orga... More

A Look Back at Ten Years of Microsoft Azure (Forbes)

When Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s former Chief Software Architect announced Windows Azure at PDC 2008, no one could assess the impact that this software platform would have on the comp... More

Digital Transformation Isn’t a Project, It’s a Way of Operating (Forbes)

Despite continuing to invest in digital transformation, many enterprises are not seeing the desired outcomes. A recent study by McKinsey & Company, found that many companies’ clo... More

4 Trends That Will Shape the Cloud-Native World in 2020 (VentureBeat)

2019 was a pivotal year for the cloud native community, with lots of announcements that made it hard to get a clear view of what’s happening. But there are 4 key trends in the cl... More

Cloud Spending Set to Outpace Traditional Computing (IW)

According to IDC, in 2019 the public cloud saw little change in market share, making up just more than 30 percent of the overall cloud IT infrastructure market. Of course, this is ... More

Supply, Demand and Talent Constraints in the Cloud Workforce (CIO Dive)

Companies demand savvy talent as they shift to the cloud. They have a choice: Train existing workers or find new ones.... More

Microsoft, Genesys Partner to Simplify Cloud Adoption (The Record)

Microsoft and customer experience technology provider Genesys have expanded their partnership to simplify enterprise cloud adoption. Gensys’s omnichannel customer experience plat... More