Does CX Matter To The Enterprise Cloud? Absolutely!

Forrester IT

Over the last several months, our cloud analyst team has been asked to explore the question, “does customer experience (CX) matter to the enterprise cloud?” Age of the Customer B2B CX cloud computing trends customer experience cloud computing Customer Experience (CX

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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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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Google Helps Users Reduce Google Cloud Costs

Forrester IT

Over the past two years, the major native cloud players have launched cloud management product teams focused on improving the visibility, billing, and optimization capabilities available natively.

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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.

Predictions 2020: Cloud Computing Sees New Alliances And New Security Concerns

Forrester IT

In 2020, the cloud computing market will sees interesting new alliances and face new security concerns. Read Forrester's 2020 cloud predictions to find out more. age of the customer cloud computing cloud security prediction private cloud public cloud promoted

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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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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?”

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.

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Predictions 2019 Update: Cloud Computing Soars To New Heights

Forrester IT

At the end of 2018, Forrester’s cloud team made some bold predictions about how cloud computing would accelerate enterprise digital transformation everywhere, from the data center to the mobile device to the edge.

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Cloud, Edge, And Beyond

Forrester IT

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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 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. Their cloud spending rates are set to rise 2.8

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Healthcare Organizations Are Future-Proofing Strategy And Operations With Cloud

Forrester IT

Healthcare organizations (HCOs), once cloud laggards, are embracing public and private cloud services to address a wide range of business problems. healthcare hybrid cloud public cloud

Make Room For Public Clouds In Your Industrial IoT Strategy

Forrester IT

Not too long ago, executives from manufacturing and related industries would not consider running their internet of things (IoT) initiatives from a cloud. It’s hard to find one who doesn’t enthusiastically embrace some role for the public cloud.

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.

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. What is cloud computing?

Cloud Empowers Innovations

Forrester IT

Several enterprises talked through how cloud services like Google Cloud Platform are not just sources of application agility and on-demand infrastructure, but are platforms providing high value access to technology chains they can leverage confidently for innovation efforts.

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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 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.

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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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.

Combat In The Cloud: Securing the $10 Billion JEDI Contract

Forrester IT

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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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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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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.

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

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.

Cloud security secrets your cloud provider doesn't want you to know

David Linthicum

The first question most cloud security architects ask when tasked with designing a cloud security solution is: What cloud are you using? Cloud-native security solutions offered by the big providers are not helpful if you have a heterogeneous multicloud solution.

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Cloud Players And Research Groups Join The Fight Against COVID-19 With High-Performance Computing

Forrester IT

Last week, the federal government announced the launch of its COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, a unique public/private industry initiative to support researchers across the globe to harness and leverage supercomputers in the US.

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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. Hadoop wasn't designed for the cloud, so vendors are scurrying to make it relevant. cloud.

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Does Africa Present An Opportunity For The Chinese Clouds?

Forrester IT

Africa is home to 20% of our planet’s land and 16% of its people, but none of the hyperscale public clouds run from data centers there — yet. Africa cloud computing public cloud africa alibaba aliyun amazon AWS azure google Huawei microsoft

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An Appetizer For My Latest Doc: Mind The Cloud Skills Gap

Forrester IT

Last week I published, “Mind The Cloud Skills Gap.” The report covers a topic that many clients are asking about – What do we do when we want to build a cloud […]. age of the customer cloud computing digital business employee experience Information Technology infrastructure & operations private cloud public cloud certification cloud certification Employee Engagement Employee Journey Skills Development Skills gap Skills Management

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Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum

Information Week

A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam

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Modernizing Core Applications With Cloud (the video)

Forrester IT

Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders want to modernize these core apps using cloud technologies and practices. age of the customer application development & delivery chief information officer (CIO) digital business cloud modernizationCore software systems manage financial, customer, inventory etc. and automate business processes like billing and merchandising.

Hybrid cloud is not what it used to be

David Linthicum

Back in the good old days when the cloud was cool, but nobody knew what it was, hybrid cloud was a pairing of public and private cloud. We got a cloud we could still physically touch, with the option of moving to public cloud in the future.

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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.

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10 Reasons Why The Cloud Is The Future Of Industrial Monitoring

CTOvision

Cloud platforms’ reliability, security, and scale are defining the future of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)-based real-time industrial monitoring. By adopting cloud-based technologies to provide a 360-degree view of […].

The Questions CIOs Need To Be Asking About Their Firm’s Cloud Application Exposure

Forrester IT

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Accelerating Your Move To Cloud? Our Assessments Aid Your Choices

Forrester IT

As the Covid-19 crisis erupted in early March 2020, anecdotal evidence suggested public cloud services would play a big role in enterprise responses.

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

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3 Actions for Cloud Providers to Support Customers Through COVID-19

CEB IT

Is the public cloud model scalable? D o public cloud providers maintain excess capacity to rapidly deploy new services? At the same time as COVID-19 has pushed cloud to the spotlight, it has put providers in a unique position to reassure customers of their strength and adaptability.