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Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Cloud migration is showing little sign of slowing, in spite of global economic issues

November 1, 2022

Via: Techradar

A challenging macroeconomic situation may not be deterring businesses from cloud migration, with new Gartner research claiming end-user spending on public cloud services is set to grow 20.7% to a total of $591.8 billion in 2023. This represents a pretty […]


Cybersecurity, Security

It’s time to prioritize SaaS security

October 21, 2022

Via: Info World

We’ve made a point of shoring up security for infrastructure-as-a-service clouds since they are so complex and have so many moving parts. Unfortunately, the many software-as-a-service systems in use for more than 20 years now have fallen down the cloud […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

IaaS, PaaS, drive public cloud ecosystem revenue to $126 billion in Q1

June 23, 2022

Via: Info World

Driven by user uptake of IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) and PaaS (platform-as-a-service) services, public cloud ecosystem revenue during the first quarter of the year jumped by 26% to reach $126 billion, according to new research from Synergy Research Group. The figure takes […]


Computing, Data Management

The role of infrastructure as code in edge datacentre computing

April 11, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Having servers at the edge is nothing new. IT leaders recognise that while they may want to centralise IT as much as possible to improve efficiency and reduce admin costs, there is a need to put systems, services and data […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Cloud-fuelled European IT outsourcing spend hits record high

November 2, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

European organisations have mirrored the global spending trend, with record levels invested in IT outsourcing driven by cloud service investments. In Europe, the value of contracts signed during the third quarter of this year reached a record £4.7bn, 36% higher […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

What You Need to Know About Hybrid Cloud Environments

October 5, 2021

Via: Info World

What does your cloud configuration look like? In many organizations, moving workloads to the cloud creates a more elastic technology infrastructure. That’s why a hybrid cloud environment is a popular solution. It requires orchestration between two types of platforms: On-premises, […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Oracle Q1 2021-2 results: Cloud revenue reaches a quarter

September 14, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Oracle has announced a 4% increase in year-on-year first-quarter results for its fiscal year 2021-2. The supplier declared $9.7bn revenue for the quarter. Safra Catz, CEO at Oracle, said: “Oracle’s two new cloud businesses, IaaS and SaaS [infrastructure and software […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

What will cloud security look like in 3 years?

November 6, 2020

Via: Info World

Gartner states through 2020, public IaaS workloads will suffer at least 60 percent fewer security incidents than workloads in traditional data centers. When I pointed this out several years ago, many scoffed at the claim. Both the hyperscalers and third-party […]


Computing, Data Management

Google Announces New Features Making It Easier to Manage Windows Server VMs

September 25, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Recently Google announced several new features such as boot-screen diagnostics, auto-upgrade for Windows Server, new diagnostics tooling, and improved license reporting. Most of these updates are available in beta and intend to simplify troubleshooting problems, upgrading, and managing the license […]


Computing, Hardware

Google Launches the First NVIDIA Ampere A100 GPUs in the Cloud with Computing Engine A2 VMs

July 16, 2020

Via: InfoQ

In a recent blog post, Google announced the introduction of the Accelerator-Optimized VM (A2) family on Google Compute Engine, based on the NVIDIA Ampere A100 Tensor Core GPU. A2 provides up to 16 GPUs in a single VM and is […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Building .NET Applications for AWS

May 20, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a member of the .NET Foundation and is a major proponent of .NET development and .NET developers. AWS engineers are currently supporting several different .NET open source products with the support for those projects, and […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google Cloud is no longer the dark horse

September 4, 2018

Via: Info World

With plenty of reflection time since the 2018 edition of Google Cloud Next, it’s clear the majority of my fellow attendees agreed on a couple of things. First, Google is serious about making public cloud a successful part of their […]


Cloud Computing

Netskope acquires Sift to boost Netskope Security Cloud

July 13, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Netskope has acquired cloud infrastructure security firm Sift to help enhance its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering. Swift’s Cloud Hunter tech will be integrated into the Netskope portfolio, offering current clients access to the full suite of threat detection, correlation, visualisation and […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

IBM Expands Availability Zones and Cloud Capabilities Globally

June 26, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Last week, IBM announced a significant expansion of their cloud capabilities and an increase of the presence of availability zones across the globe. The announcements show the substantial investments IBM makes to compete with Amazon, Microsoft, and Google in the […]


Cloud Computing

Going up: Public cloud market continues to soar with 2017 ‘pivotal’ year, says IDC

June 25, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

2017 was a ‘pivotal’ year in expanding public cloud service adoption according to IDC – with spending growth remaining at a constant level despite the overall market tripling in size. The figures, which come from the analyst firm’s latest Worldwide […]


Performance, security, and availability

Cloud security: The skills gap is delaying cloud migration

May 8, 2018

Via: Info World

A new report from McAfee highlights the skills gap when it comes to security in the cloud. The report reveals that one in four organizations using infrastructure as a service (IaaS) or software as a service (SaaS) have experienced cybersecurity […]


Performance, security, and availability

How to secure SaaS: Understanding the cloud’s security layers

May 4, 2018

Via: Info World

When you address security in the cloud for your enterprise use, you need to think of it in several layers: Layer 0 is the primary IaaS cloud on which everything else runs; typically, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

How to gain visibility into a multicloud environment

April 25, 2018

Via: Info World

Multicloud is typically understood to be an evolutionary step for enterprises that are moving past a single-cloud starting phase toward a “best of breed” approach to cloud offerings. Various factors dictate this. For some, it’s the diversity of workloads that […]


Cloud Computing

Public cloud market to surpass $300bn by 2021 says Gartner – with 21% growth this year

April 12, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Public cloud continues to go up and up: according to Gartner, the market will grow 21.4% in 2018 to total $186.4 billion (£131.4bn). Almost 40% of this will come from software as a service (SaaS), with a quarter to come […]


Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

Oracle announces first autonomous database service, promises to ‘redefine cloud database’

March 28, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Larry Ellison praised Amazon for ‘inventing’ the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market – but with the announcement of the first service based on Oracle’s much-touted autonomous database, the company aims to go bigger and better than the IaaS behemoth. […]