How to Architect Your Software Career


Frank is a software professional working for a large financial services firm. In the past five to 10 years, the tide of innovation has brought cloud computing , mobile computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, artificial intelligence (AI), automation , the gig economy and digital business. CIOs report that critical hiring areas are data analytics, digitalization, digital marketing and cloud computing.

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

Forrester IT

In my tech market forecasts, I am starting to see the intersection of two worrisome trends: software subscription fees for multi-tenant SaaS or for single-instance hosted software are rising rapidly, with a growing percentage related to existing software as opposed to new, and with a high percentage having fixed annual fees or fees tied to metrics […].

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The cloud rains on Big Software's parade

David Linthicum

The reason: Cloud computing alternatives grew in popularity. It''s becoming a familiar story: Even the core enterprise systems that were supposed to be immune from cloudification -- those from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP -- will die the death of a thousand cloud cuts. Big Software is feeling the cloud heat. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard SAP Cloud Computing Technology Business

How Can an Employee Onboarding Software Fill Your Orientation Gaps?


What is an Employee Onboarding Software? An Employee Onboarding Software is a tool that helps employers to facilitate a smooth hiring process for new employees. Why Do Companies Need an Employee Onboarding Software? Given below are the benefits of using an onboarding software-.

The Top 10 Cloud Myths


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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Yes, the cloud is replacing enterprise hardware and software

David Linthicum

The trend is clear: The more public cloud services that are sold, the more traditional enterprise hardware and software vendors shrink. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Cloud computing I''ve been making this accretion prediction for years. However, until recently, it''s not been readily apparent. Now it is. read more.

The DCK Guide to Software-Defined Technologies

Data Center Knowledge

Confused by the software-defined buzz? Our guide to SDx technologies provides explanations and examples of the many ways in which software is redefining the ways data center and cloud infrastructure is managed. Featured cloud software-defined technologies

2019 Saw Industrial IoT Software Platforms Get Richer

Forrester IT

My colleague Michele Pelino and I published “The Forrester Wave™: Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2019” recently, and we’ll be discussing the findings in more detail in a webinar on 30 January.

Australian bank implements cloud-based people management software

Computer Weekly

Digital bank chose software as a service when it wanted more from its HR systems

Software-Defined Storage -- Reading

Chuck's Blog - EMC

For those of you interested in software-defined storage, I wanted to point you to two pieces (written by me) that you might find useful. Understanding The DNA Of Software-Defined Storage". " The VMware Perspective On Software-Defined Storage ". software defined storage VMware

Storage briefing: The evolution of software-defined storage

Computer Weekly

The evolution of software-defined storage, from simple software products to those that offer scale-out, hyper-converged, NVMe, public cloud and container functionality

Attunity: Big data management software


Attunity is a leading provider of big data management software solutions that enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. Research Team.

Cloud vs. software? The writing is on the wall

David Linthicum

SAP's sad story is consistent with that of other traditional enterprise software companies. From Amazon to Azure, InfoWorld puts IaaS clouds to the test to find out which is best for you. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing newsletter. ]. SAP recently reported its numbers , and it's not good news. First-quarter sales and earnings missed analysts' estimates, causing the company's stock to fall 1.2 percent. The culprit: the shift to SaaS by IT.

Master The Cloud-Native Solution Ecosystem Of Container Software

Forrester IT

They have quickly become an important element of digital business transformation for EA pros because they promise faster software delivery, tremendous scale, higher resiliency, greater flexibility, and broader implementation options. To help tech management pros accelerate cloud evolution, I've recently published a report with Dave Bartoletti focusing on the software landscape for each layer in a typical container management software architecture. cloud.

Software-Defined Storage: What Does It Really Mean?

Data Center Knowledge

Want to expand your cloud and data center platform? Find out how software-defined storage can help. Storage software defined storage software-defined technologies Looking to control your storage infrastructure?

Understanding the Security Risks of New Cloud Software


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. Modern cloud landscapes face inevitably more sophisticated attacks. Carol M. Evenson.

WekaIO brings hybrid cloud NAS software-defined storage

Computer Weekly

Startup offers virtual NAS, storage software deployed on commodity servers or in the cloud to give single storage pool of file access the can scale to trillions

Software reseller manages growth through cloud ERP

IT Toolbox

When Australian software reseller and services firm Adita Technologies first got started in 2008, it called on several different financial applications for its multiple offices in Australia, the United States and India. But when business began to pick up, managing all those different systems quickly became untenable. Fortunately, as experts in ERP – among several other

IBM Goes All In On Cloud And Sends Collaboration And Experience Products To HCL

Forrester IT

IBM’s journey to rebalance its enterprise software portfolio around areas such as AI, hybrid cloud, and supply chain shifted into high gear with an agreement to sell a group of its collaboration and experience products to HCL Technologies for $1.8

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Cisco Streamlines Cloud Management Software Purchasing

Data Center Knowledge

Vendor''s new ONE strategy aims to simplify buying and provisioning its private, hybrid cloud management tools Read More. Cisco Cloud Computing

RackWare Adds Disaster Recovery to Cloud Migration Software Suite

Data Center Knowledge

Vendor now offers simple disaster recovery set-up for any cloud infrastructure. Cloud Computing Read More.

Predictions 2019: Software Innovation Builds Upon Cloud, Collaboration, AI, And More

Forrester IT

As we move into 2019, Forrester sees digital transformation as a continued driving force for the software industry, pushing teams to accelerate their innovative efforts. Last year, Forrester predicted that a host of enabling technologies, such as serverless computing, integrated DevOps tools, AI+ML, and low-code platforms, would enable digital transformation efforts. We also predicted the […]. agile application development & delivery digital transformation predictions 2019

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Microsoft hikes UK enterprise software and cloud prices as pound tumbles

Computer Weekly

The software giant's policy of harmonising prices across Europe means charges go up from 1 January 2017

Making The Case For Software-Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

My corner of the IT industry is foisting a new concept on enterprise IT shops: software-defined storage.  Maybe software-defined storage doesn’t solve an immediate, burning problem for you right now, but — over time — many IT organizations will hit an interesting wall.

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. The modern way to develop software. |

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IT Pros Rock!

As I’ve been traveling across the US, I’ve spoken to tons of entrepreneurs, IT Pros and Developers alike, that are really interested in starting their own software business. Together, we can build a more vibrant software economy that leads to new opportunities for all of us.

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As Software-Defined Storage Gains, is Physical Storage in Trouble?

Data Center Knowledge

Software-defined storage has created a lot of versatility for the modern data center - but what does it mean for traditional storage technologies? Cloud Computing cloud software defined storage Read More.

Cloud News from VMworld: Software, Software-Defined Infrastructure and More

Data Center Knowledge

High-performance solid state storage, software-defined infrastructure and disaster-recovery-as-a-service have been the highlights of VMworld 2016 vendor announcements so far. Read More. Shared

Software-Defined Storage -- Where Are We?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

If you''re involved with virtualization or any form of IT infrastructure, you''re probably paying attention to SDDC (software-defined data center) concepts, as well you should.    To date, we''ve heard much about software-defined storage from EMC, NetApp and HP. 

Forrester Predicts Cloud Market Shifts in 2020

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Forrester has released its anticipated yearly predictions for cloud computing, giving businesses something to consider as they enter 2020. This is why Forrester’s predictions are eagerly awaiting each year – the cloud’s dynamic nature. Cloud vendors find their place.

Crossrail uses cloud software to address challenge of on- and off-boarding contractors

Computer Weekly

Railway construction company moves to cloud-based IT service management software from ServiceNow as it scales down IT users ahead of project completion

Software-Defined Storage: An Alternate View

Chuck's Blog - EMC

In the early days of cloud, we were beset by competing (and confusing) definitions, often delivered with generous helpings of vitriol and rancor. When it comes to software-defined storage, things are surprisingly genteel: I yet to witness a good #twitpiss on the topic.

How To Get the Best User-Friendly Software Licensing Protection 


Information Technology Blog - - How To Get the Best User-Friendly Software Licensing Protection - Information Technology Blog. A dissatisfied customer can turn several other people off from your software, or worse. Quickly Put Your Software into Customers’ Hands. Softwar

Software Defined Storage: The Journey Is Yours

Chuck's Blog - EMC

I thought it fitting that I close out this series on software-defined storage with a bit of practical advice for those of you who are intrigued — and motivated — to move in this direction.    That’s to be expected: I remember the early days of cloud, big data, etc.

Top Open Source Software Challenges for 2017

Data Center Knowledge

Open source software is thriving, but it faces challenges related to cloud computing, IoT, corporate control, software forks and more. Read More. Shared