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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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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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?”

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 computing is about capabilities delivered as a service, with a clear boundary between the service provider and the consumer,” says David Smith , Distinguished VP Analyst and Gartner Fellow Emeritus. Cloud should be thought of as a means to an end. Are you “cloud-washing?”

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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.

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

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 […].

Fortifying Your Cloud: Mitigation Techniques for Cloud Security Flaws

Association of Information Technology Professional

To benefit from the cloud, you must be able to anticipate these common security flaws and know how to mitigate them

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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? Although cloud has reached mainstream adoption , many infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders are still asking these questions as they navigate their cloud journeys. Companies that are unaware of the mistakes made in their cloud adoption will overspend by 20 to 50%. Cloud

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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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Developing a Cloud Security Strategy

CTOvision

As organizations refine their cloud strategy, so do threat actors. Leveraging cloud platforms for use as malicious infrastructure is often a favorite ploy of sophisticated threat actors, enabling them to […].

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 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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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.”

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.

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.

GitLab partners with IBM Cloud to improve collaboration for DevOps

Venture Beast

GitLab is partnering with IBM Cloud designed to help DevOps teams work more efficiently by collaborating through a shared platform. Read More.

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Quali raises $54 million to automate cloud management and deployment

Venture Beast

Quali, a startup developing a cloud orchestration and management platform, has raised $54 million in venture funding. Read More.

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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.

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.

VMware Cloud Guru Ajay Singh Leaves For Pure Storage

CTOvision

Just weeks after its cloud visionary Rajiv Ramaswami left for rival Nutanix, VMware has lost another cloud leader in Ajay Singh who departed this week to become chief product officer […]. News Pure Storage vmware

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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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Bitglass Awarded Second Patent for Cloud Access Control

CTOvision

10,855,671 for fundamental invention in transparent, contextual access control of cloud services. Bitglass, the Total Cloud Security Company, has been awarded U.S. Bitglass awarded U.S. Patent No.

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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.

Lacework raises $525 million to automate cloud security and compliance

Venture Beast

Cloud security provider Lacework raised $525 million in venture capital to bolster its go-to-market efforts. It's valued at over $1 billion. Read More.

Hybrid cloud? Private cloud? Public cloud? Multicloud? How to choose

David Linthicum

My article “ Don’t waste your time with a hybrid cloud ” has gotten many people seeing red, and I can understand why. Many enterprise IT shops, and most enterprise technology companies, have pledged allegiance to the hybrid cloud model. The intellectual dishonesty of cloud-architecture purists. Thus, it’s bad for them to admit that public clouds will have a role, even if most existing workloads will reside in private clouds or remain on traditional datacenter platforms.

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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. Although government CIOs who have safely migrated encountered challenges — such as a lack of an enterprise cloud strategy , internal skills or access to an external talent pool — they succeeded nonetheless.”. Establish a cloud center of excellence.

Cloud Shift Impacts All IT Markets

CEB IT

Through 2022, growth in enterprise IT spending for cloud-based offerings will be faster than growth in traditional (non-cloud) IT offerings , making cloud computing one of the most disruptive forces in IT markets since the early days of the digital age. When organizations are faced with IT spending decisions, the consideration of using cloud services for new initiatives or replacing existing systems causes a shift in spending from traditional IT solutions to cloud.

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5 programming languages cloud engineers should learn

Tech Republic Security

Whether you're trying to break into the role or you're already a cloud engineer, these programming languages are a must for maintaining an edge over the competition

5 ways cloud computing will change in the next year

CTOvision

No longer a brand new technology, cloud computing is entering its “young adult years,” according to a Forrester report. The cloud does not function simply as a temporary server anymore, with innovative analytics, machine learning, messaging, Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, and database services all integrated today, said the report. As the cloud comes of age, […]. Cloud Computing CTO News

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Private Cloud Adoption Is Alive And Well

Forrester IT

While public cloud's hypergrowth garners a lot of press, we expect opportunities to continue for private cloud solutions. In our recently published Private Cloud Solutions Forecast, 2016 To 2021 ( Global ) we expect the market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.0% Private cloud can provide the speed-to-market and scalability of public cloud, yet with enhanced security. Read more Categories: cloud. hosted private cloud.

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‘AR cloud’ will drive the next generation of immersive experiences

Venture Beast

The AR cloud will use a common interface to overlay digital content onto people, objects, and locations in persistent, interactive way. AR/VR Business Enterprise AR Cloud category-/Computers & Electronics

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The Cloud Is Disrupting Hadoop

Forrester IT

And the major force exerting pressure on Hadoop is the cloud. In a recent report, The Cloudy Future Of Hadoop , Mike Gualtieri and I examine the impact the cloud is having on Hadoop. Here are a few highlights: ● Firms want to use more public cloud for big data, and Hadoop seems like a natural fit. Hadoop wasn't designed for the cloud, so vendors are scurrying to make it relevant. Cloud vendors are hiding or replacing Hadoop all together. cloud.

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Google To Acquire Actifio To Beef Up Google Cloud Data Protection

CTOvision

Google is planning to acquire cloud-focused data protection technology developer Actifio in a move to better protect enterprise workloads both on-premises and in the cloud.

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Cloud Security: A Work In Progress

CTOvision

Read why Bob Violino says that cloud security is a work in progress on CFO: Mountain View, Calif.-based based Egnyte provides file sharing via the cloud to its customers, so its […].

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. The report surveyed 200 IT decision-makers in the United Kingdom, and found that an overwhelming nine in ten respondents confessed that cloud migration has been delayed or pushed off due to “unforeseen factors.”. Also on InfoWorld: Microsoft Azure cloud migration: 3 success stories ].

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Shadow in the Cloud Is.Something

GizModo VR

For a movie about a woman fighting a giant creature on an airplane during World War II, Shadow in the Cloud is surprisingly complex. cloud strife max landis

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Can Cloud Revolutionize Business and Software Architecture?

Information Week

Closing days of CES 2021 looked at the impact cloud may have on businesses going forward and the importance of cloud architecture

How can vendors and end users ensure cloud security?

CTOvision

As rates of cloud adoption surge, in part due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Nick Ismail takes a look at how can organizations, and vendors ensure cloud security on Information Age: […].

The private cloud is giving way to the public cloud

David Linthicum

Private clouds were the right solution for many enterprises that wanted to realize the value of cloud services without actually moving to a public cloud. However, from what I can see, the trend now appears to moving to deployments on public or hybrid cloud models. Michael Warrilow, a research director at Gartner, says more enterprises will look to use public and hybrid cloud models in 2014 as they realize "it''s impossible to private-cloud everything."

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Minimize Cloud Wastage in Today’s Hybrid World

CTOvision

Read Debjani Chaudhury explain how companies can minimize cloud wastage on Enterprise Talk : The cloud remains the most strategic resource for all businesses, offering greater organizational adaptability, agility, improved […].

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How to deal with cloud complexity

David Linthicum

Cloud complexity is the number one reason enterprises experience failures with cloud. Cloud-based platforms become complex due to an excess of heterogeneity and fewer common services. The end result is negative cloud computing value. We all wish we had a formula to plug in a few data points and have a cloud complexity ranking pop out, but it’s not that easy. InfoWorld explains: What is cloud-native? Get started: Azure cloud migration guide.

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