The Cloud Strategy Cookbook

CEB IT

However, organizations with developed strategies are in a better position to obtain business value — especially when it comes to cloud computing. A cloud strategy is a concise viewpoint on the role of cloud computing in your organization. Cloud Computing Baseline.

The Top 10 Cloud Myths

CEB IT

Myths continue to plague cloud computing. Although cloud computing has become much more mainstream in the last five years, some of the myths that circulated during its advent still persist today. Cloud should be thought of as a means to an end. 1: Cloud is always about money.

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The CIO’s Guide to Distributed Cloud

CEB IT

Organizations that hesitate to commit to a total migration to the public cloud model use a combination — or hybrid — of private-cloud-inspired and public cloud styles of computing. Read more: 4 Trends Impacting Cloud Adoption in 2020. What is distributed cloud?

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Snowflake: The Cloud Data Platform

CTOvision

Snowflake’s cloud data platform was designed to shatter the barriers that have prevented organizations of all sizes from unleashing the true value from their data. Big Data Companies Cloud Computing Companies Company

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Top Considerations for Building an Open Cloud Data Lake

In this paper, we explore the top considerations for building a cloud data lake including architectural principles, when to use cloud data lake engines and how to empower non-technical users.

Is the Cloud Secure?

CEB IT

Cloud security breaches consistently make news headlines. The ambiguity that surrounds cloud computing can make securing the enterprise seem daunting. Concerns about security have led some CIOs to limit their organizational use of public cloud services. However, the challenge exists not in the security of the cloud itself, but in the policies and technologies for security and control of the technology. to “Am I using the cloud securely?”

4 Lessons Learned From Cloud Infrastructure Adopters

CEB IT

What are the benefits and risks of cloud? What are best practices for managing and governing cloud resources? How should we organize the IT team to best embrace cloud? Companies that are unaware of the mistakes made in their cloud adoption will overspend by 20 to 50%.

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Bill Vass Presents On The Extended Cloud, AWS powers edge-to-cloud applications

CTOvision

Cloud Computing CTO News AmazonBill Vass is someone I regard as “The CTO’s CTO.” ” He is a business and technology leader who creates visions and marshals resources to turn those visions into reality. He […].

Can Your Cloud Provider Deplatform You?

CEB IT

This is true not only of cloud service providers , but also of payment processors, e-commerce service providers, traditional hosters and many critical internet infrastructure providers. Note that these pressures and reactions are not unique to cloud computing. Cloud IT IT Leadership

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Single Cloud or Multi-Cloud? The Gravity of the Situation

Association of Information Technology Professional

Before you source solutions from multiple cloud providers, make sure you understand these two fundamental cloud principles

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Gartner Predicts the Future of Cloud and Edge Infrastructure

CEB IT

IT leaders need to formulate a cohesive cloud strategy that is expansive and forward-looking to fully reap the business value of cloud. Edge computing adoption is picking up pace as hyperscale cloud providers develop solutions to distribute their cloud capabilities closer to the edge.

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Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Harness coordinates DevOps and cloud spending across multiple platforms

Venture Beast

Harness announced new integrations with AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud to ease multicloud software deployments and track cloud costs. Read More.

7 Workloads That Should Be Moved to Cloud Right Now

CEB IT

In fact, the pandemic and its subsequent business impacts continue to showcase the many benefits of cloud services. Cloud adoption will continue to accelerate as key workloads are needed to support remote workers. Cloud IT

Fugue Cloud Security Adds Support for Container Runtimes

CTOvision

Fugue today announced it has extended its eponymous platform for securing cloud environments to include container runtime environments. News Fugue Fugue Cloud Security

Guide to Cloud Computing

CTOvision

This is the CTOvision guide on the megatrend of Cloud Computing. This report gives a high level overview of the most important factors of the trend, gives updated insights into the activities of the major Cloud Computing companies, and succinct descriptions of Cloud tech. Cloud Computing Featured News

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Google Cloud partners with OSIsoft to simplify industry cloud migration

Venture Beast

Google Cloud partnered with OSIsoft to help enterprises deploy the PI Core industrial operations platform and generate business insights. Read More.

5 Reasons Why Choosing Apache Cassandra® Is Planning for a Multi-Cloud Future

Discover the reasons why choosing Apache Cassandra as a primary data store ensures that any future migrations to a different cloud provider or adoption of true multi-cloud are simple and easy.

Cloud computing vs. edge computing

CTOvision

Read Nick Offin explain the difference between cloud computing and edge computing on Tech Radar : Cloud computing isn’t exactly a new concept. Its benefits are well known in the […].

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Cloud Adoption: Where Does Your Country Rank?

CEB IT

Cloud computing initially emerged in the United States. has been the leader in cloud adoption and has set the pace for such adoption around the world. In fact, by 2022, cloud adoption for all other countries will lag behind the U.S. 14% of total IT spending will be on cloud services. . In parallel, and to fuel cloud spending, they need to focus on organization-specific cloud ambitions, as countrywide opportunities are too divergent.

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6 Steps for Planning a Cloud Strategy

CEB IT

Cloud has become the foundation that enables businesses to transform, differentiate and gain competitive advantage. Many organizations are now focused on cloud-first strategies as they turn their attention to advancing the use of cloud services across the business. Forty percent of organizations in North America alone plan to spend the majority of new or additional funding on cloud , according to a recent Gartner survey. Develop a cloud-first and multicloud strategy.

Top Actions From Gartner Hype Cycle for Cloud Security, 2020

CEB IT

Cloud computing has proven battle-ready. During COVID-19, cloud demonstrated it can support unplanned and unexpected needs. In reality, the public cloud can be made secure enough for most uses. “You can stop worrying about whether you can trust your cloud provider.”

Ultimate Guide to the Cloud Data Lake Engine

This guide describes how to evaluate cloud data lake engine offerings based on their ability to deliver on their promise of improving performance, data accessibility, and operational efficiency as compared with earlier methods of querying the data lake.

Industry clouds could be the next big thing

Venture Beast

Industry clouds are collections of cloud services, tools, and applications optimized for the most important use cases in a specific industry. Read More.

Cloud Security Spending Will Grow To $3.5 Billion By 2021

Forrester IT

Cloud is big business today. Forrester estimates that global cloud services revenues totaled $114 billion in 2016, up from $68 billion just two years ago -- that's annual growth of 30%. And we see the public cloud services market reaching $236 billion by 2020. What does this mean for cloud security? · This rapid shift to the cloud raises new issues and challenges for security and risk professionals. Cloud Security. cloud.

Fix your cloud security

David Linthicum

I found some interesting statistics in this RedLock article that illustrate the severity of the cloud security problem: Only 7 percent of businesses have good visibility of all critical data, and 58 percent say they only have slight visibility. Vulnerabilities: 24 percent of organizations have hosts missing high-severity patches in the public cloud. What is cloud computing? Also: InfoWorld helps you identify the right tools for the job: AWS cloud services guide.

Does Identity Hinder Hybrid-Cloud and Multi-Cloud Adoption?

Information Week

Concerns about identity and access management in the cloud might slow enterprise migration as awareness of gaps in control are realized

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?

Cloud spending is outpacing cloud cost governance

David Linthicum

Enterprises across the globe dished out a record $107 billion for cloud computing infrastructure services in 2019. This is not surprising given that public cloud usage is up. However, at the same time enterprise IT has no idea how much the bills will be, nor how to place guardrails around public cloud spending. The solution is cloud cost governance, which most enterprises are not employing today.

5 Ways for Government CIOs to Optimize Cloud Deployment

CEB IT

In 2020, the worldwide public cloud services market will grow by 17%, according to Gartner. The adoption of public cloud cannot be excluded for long,” says Neville Cannon , Senior Director Analyst, Gartner. Establish a cloud center of excellence. Cloud IT IT Leadership

This just in: Cloud computing is hard

David Linthicum

businesses think that cloud has overpromised and underdelivered, according to a report sponsored by the consulting company Capita. Also on InfoWorld: Microsoft Azure cloud migration: 3 success stories ]. In news that I would file under “duh,” almost 60 percent of U.K.

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4 Trends Impacting Cloud Adoption in 2020

CEB IT

Cloud computing is firmly established as the new normal for enterprise IT. Across industries, cloud continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments of IT spend. “CIOs looking to prepare their organization to thrive in the upcoming turns must take a differentiated approach to cloud computing,” says Gregor Petri , Vice President Analyst, Gartner. In the new era of cloud, cost optimization will be crucial. Cost optimization will drive cloud adoption.

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The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Snowflake Blasts into the Cloud Wars Top 10, Replacing #10 Adobe

CTOvision

Despite having annual revenue of well under $600 million, high-growth superstar Snowflake has forced its way into the Cloud Wars Top 10 by seizing the data-cloud position that all the major cloud players missed and are now eager to claim.

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Couchbase Cloud Now Available on Microsoft Azure

CTOvision

Couchbase, the creator of the enterprise-class, multicloud to edge NoSQL database, announced that Couchbase Cloud, its award-winning, fully-managed Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS), is now available on Microsoft Azure. Couchbase Cloud is a fully […].

Cloud computing finally getting green cred

David Linthicum

I think back to many panel debates on the green-ness of cloud computing. Those arguing that cloud computing would warm the planet were legion compared to others, like myself, who argued the contrary.

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Get ready for the post-pandemic run on cloud

David Linthicum

Cloud-computing providers are emerging as among the few corporate winners in the coronavirus pandemic as office and store closures across the U.S. Those who pick stocks are betting on cloud growth due to the crisis, thus we’re seeing this first reported in business journals.

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Utilities get cloud computing religion

David Linthicum

A recent study shows that a large majority (71 percent) of utilities now use cloud computing systems, up from 45 percent three years ago. This has been largely a reaction to the amount of data they deal with these days and the opportunity to be innovative with that data.

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New Aerospike Kubernetes Operator Advances Consistent App Delivery Across Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Deployments

CTOvision

Aerospike, provider of next-generation, real-time NoSQL data solutions, has released the Aerospike Kubernetes Operator and advancements in Aerospike Cloud Managed Service to help enterprises unlock cloud productivity and agility with scale-out cloud data.

Back to Basics with Cloud Permissions Management

CTOvision

Read Raj Mallempati explain the cloud permissions management on Dark Reading : By using the AAA permissions management framework for cloud operations, organizations can address authentication, authorization, and auditing.

3 cloud architecture problems that need solutions

David Linthicum

For the most part, cloud architecture is not that exciting. Although we know the best patterns for most of what cloud architecture requires, some problems are still being debated.

5 Approaches to Cloud Applications Integration

CEB IT

Cloud-based applications are proliferating as organizations adopt software as a service (SaaS) and cloud-native development to enable digital business. This puts cloud integration on the priority list of every solution architect. However, the vast capacity and computing power of the cloud comes at a price: Decentralization. Solution architects must decide on the best way to create integration between cloud-hosted, SaaS and on-premises applications.