Managing Your Hybrid Cloud

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Photo credit: Shutterstock Runaway cloud computing cost may be causing an information technology industry crisis. There is also an acute need for a holistic and heterogeneous system that can track the costs of cloud services from the point of consumption (e.g.,

Understanding Cloud Computing for Your Business

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Over the last decade, cloud computing has gone from being a buzzword to an essential component of web technology. In fact, the market for cloud computing solutions grew a staggering 21% in 2015 and promises to continue growing at a similar pace over the next five years. Carol M.

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Deloitte Acquires Cloud Consulting Firm Day1 Solutions

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Professional services heavyweight expands its cloud expertise. Cloud Computing Deals SharedRead More.

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Preparing For Cloud: Oracle Cloud-Ready Infrastructure

Chuck's Blog - EMC

These days, talking to IT leaders about cloud is eerily like talking about retirement. For most new application development, a similar clear preference to use PaaS in the cloud. And that's the idea behind Oracle's cloud-ready infrastructure. The Oracle Cloud.

IEEE Cloud Computing: Legal Clouds

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The new issue of IEEE Cloud Computing is now available! This issue also features articles on cloud forensics and the strategic value of cloud. Cloud computing has the potential to play a major part in addressing these inefficiencies and improving government service delivery.

How Open Hybrid Clouds Will Change Cloud Computing

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The cloud has evolved quickly. Businesses have weighed the perks of private, public, and even hybrid clouds. If those options weren’t enough, here comes the open hybrid cloud. An open hybrid cloud leverages the benefits of accessing data and processes across private and public implementations, while facilitating open source development. A New Force in the Cloud Market. What the Open Hybrid Cloud Means for Businesses. Cloud ComputingRick Delgado.

Shazam: Cloud GPUs Finally Make Sense

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Music-recognition app moves one-third of its GPU capacity to Google’s cloud Read More. Cloud Design Google Hardware

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Don't be scared; it's just the cloud

David Linthicum

There is no question that the use of cloud-based resources affects IT organizations. But how much should your IT organization change to best leverage cloud computing? Cloud Computing IT Jobs IT Management Cloud Computing

The Game of Clouds 2017

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So whether you are a Stark, a Targaryen, or even a Lannister, the Game of Clouds map will help you attain the crown of AWS cloud computing perfection." ( This content is being syndicated through multiple channels.

Cloud Market Forecast to Hit $200B by 2020

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Public clouds will see the strongest growth, according to Synergy Research Read More. Business Cloud Featured Investing

Cognitive on Cloud

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This shift to cognitive computing will occur within the next 12 to 14 months for many organizations and cognitive era success requires data centric management culture, a common requisite for secure cloud computing.

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Crisis Response Using Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing is more than servers and storage. If you’re not familiar with FedRAMP, it is a US government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.

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The Mission Critical Cloud: Designing an Enterprise Cloud

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As more organizations adopt enterprise cloud, it's become even more important to support the critical apps sitting on top. Now, find out the key considerations when designing your mission-critical enterprise cloud. Cloud Computing Featured cloud enterprise cloudRead More.

How to Manage Cloud Resources Wisely

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Do you know the limitations of your cloud? Cloud Computing Featured cloudRead More.

GoDaddy Drops Curtain on Its Cloud Business… Again

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GoDaddy is in the public cloud business?" Business CloudI know what you're thinking. Read More.

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Oracle Supercharges Cloud Database With Bare-Metal Servers

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Exadata Cloud is now running on the company's next-generation cloud platform. Cloud OracleRead More.

Understanding the Security Risks of New Cloud Software

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Cloud computing provides businesses with quality solutions for their IT needs, as well as substantial cost savings over purchasing and maintaining their own hardware and software. Cloud services are generally pay-as-you-go solutions that offer flexibility and are scalable to business growth.

Oracle Wants Its Cloud to Grow Inside Your Data Centers

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All key players’ approaches to hybrid cloud have started to take shape Read More. Cloud Featured Oracle

How Microsoft's cloud push will affect your job

David Linthicum

Microsoft is going cloud -- or already has gone cloud , depending on whom you talk to. Cloud Computing Microsoft Azure IT Jobs Cloud Computing read more.

Is Cloud Interoperability a Myth?

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Photo credit: Shutterstock As the industry matures, cloud computing will increasingly rely on interoperability in order to grow and deliver more value to industry.

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Five Reasons to Consider Hybrid Cloud Computing

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Many still have questions around one of the most popular cloud models – the hybrid cloud environment. Cloud columnist Bill Kleyman looks at five very real use-cases. Cloud Computing hybrid cloud

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Smart Manufacturing Is Cloud Computing

Cloud Musings

As cloud computing simultaneously transforms multiple industries many have wondered about how this trend will affect manufacturing. This view, however, fails to address the revolutionary nexus of cloud computing and the manufacturing industry.

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Coming in 2014: Cloud Sprawl, Personal Clouds and More

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What does the road ahead hold for cloud computing in 2014? More cloud sprawl, personal clouds, evolution of hybrid clouds and much more. Cloud columnist Bill Kleyman offers his thoughts on the year ahead. Featured Cloud Computing predictions

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Andreessen Horowitz Partner: Cloud Will Go Away

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While a good chunk of the world’s enterprises have yet to start leveraging cloud services in a meaningful way, some in the Silicon Valley venture capital community are already thinking about a future when cloud will start losing its relevance. “In In the not-too-distant future cloud computing is going. Cloud Computing Featured

The Cloud in 2014 and Beyond

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APIs, mobility, data security, hybrid cloud, and software defined everything have dominated the cloud conversation this year Read More. Cloud Computing Featured cloud

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Alibaba’s Increasing Cloud Data Center Footprint

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Alibaba Asia-Pacific Cloud ColocationLatest addition is a 50,000-square foot GDS facility in China Read More.

Legacy Cloud?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

VMware has been very successful in helping to define what "private cloud" means inside a data center. It too has been wildly successful, and has helped to define what "public cloud" means outside of data centers. Public cloud IaaS services have their strong and weak points.

Creating Your Enterprise Cloud Connectivity Strategy

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As you add public cloud services into your corporate IT toolbox, cloud providers offer direct private links from your data center to their clouds Read More. Cloud Computing Connectivity Enterprise Featured cloud data center

How Cloud Security Helps Create Cloud Agility

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With everything moving towards a cloud model, organizations must deploy security. Bill Kleyman looks at some of the ways cloud security be an enabler of greater cloud agility, rather than a barrier. Featured cloud security Virtualization

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Watson Crowdsources Cloud Computing

Cloud Musings

Given my almost unhealthy interest in cloud computing, we ran a one week experiment to "crowdsource the internet" in order to see if it held any interesting cloud computing insights. The Dell/EMC cloud provider Virtustream doesn’t even seem to be present in social media conversations.

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Explaining the Community Cloud

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Beyond private, public and hybrid cloud, there is now a fourth model Read More. Cloud Computing

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Good cloud ops needs good cloud metrics

David Linthicum

People who operate clouds -- you can call yourselves "cloud ops" -- understand that the work is harder than you were originally told. Furthermore, today's reality is not the single-cloud deployments originally envisioned. Complex hybrid clouds and multiclouds are more prevalent these days than single clouds. Indeed, you could have as many as a dozen clouds under management. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing newsletter. ].

How Cloud Has Changed the Data Center Architect

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Here''s how the role has evolved with the advent of cloud. Cloud Computing Data Center Design cloud data center The data center architect supports some of the most critical business functions of an organization. Read More.