Cloud


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    Pentagon greenlights $9B contract pool for military cloud spending

    After a 17-month evaluation process, AWS, Google, Microsoft and Oracle all won the battle for the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability contract.

    By Dec. 8, 2022
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    Mainframe modernization meets multicloud chaos on the road to IT’s future

    Third-party vendors are creating metacloud capabilities that provide cross-platform observability and governance that sits above the cloud. 

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    Digital transformation

    Digital transformation goes beyond technology — if companies want to engage in a new era of technology, they must rethink how work is done too.

    By CIO Dive staff
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    IBM leans on hybrid to stay competitive in cloud

    Hillery Hunter, CTO of IBM Cloud, shared how the tech company is banking on security, compliance and stability to bolster industry cloud solutions.

    By Dec. 6, 2022
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    7 must-read business technology stories from 2022

    From UPS CIO’s parting thoughts to long-lived legacy IT, some of this year’s top stories delve into the forces and strategies that shape enterprise tech.

    By Dec. 2, 2022
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    AWS CEO stresses the core elements of cloud security

    Adam Selipsky described security as a prerequisite for organizations to trust cloud infrastructure. And for that, he claimed, AWS is the best in the game.

    By Matt Kapko • Dec. 1, 2022
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    IBM, AWS expand hybrid cloud partnership

    Big Blue will add four "as a Service" offerings, expanded mainframe application modernization tools and new AIOps software within AWS Marketplace.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    AWS gamifies industry cloud training

    The hyperscaler unveiled a new version of its Cloud Quest video game, tailored for financial services.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Informatica embeds new analytics capabilities in AWS cloud ecosystem

    Data Loader eases data intake from on-prem legacy systems, cloud and third-party application for AWS customers.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Enterprise tech’s worst-kept secret: The persistence of mainframe

    The on-prem IT workhorse remains integral as companies move to hybrid cloud. But, it too is modernizing. 

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    Amazon CEO signals more layoffs to come in 2023

    After announcing job cuts this week, Andy Jassy said the company would eliminate more roles, including in its team devoted to stores.

    By Ben Unglesbee • Nov. 18, 2022
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    How Liberty Mutual saved 20% on cloud costs

    Tagging and automation lead the drive to cut wasted spend for the sixth largest property and casualty insurer.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    5 ways to cut waste in cloud spending: McKinsey

    Companies will likely grow cloud budgets by more than 20% next year even as they waste up to one-third of spending, analyst firms say.

    By Jim Tyson • Nov. 16, 2022
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    Inside Red Hat’s app-driven journey toward hybrid cloud

    CIO Jim Palermo shared with CIO Dive how the industry leader in open source software managed its own digital transformation.

    By Nov. 11, 2022
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    Cloud or on-prem? Companies flip-flop on workload decisions

    Shifting data back and forth between cloud and on-prem, a common practice, complicates cybersecurity efforts.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    How platform teams deliver best cloud practices

    Cloud workgroups have become a must for companies that want to enhance their infrastructure — and security.

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    Wipro launches business unit aimed at VMware deployments

    The new unit, which deepens an existing partnership, will target companies in banking and financial services, healthcare and consumer and retail industries.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    Break-fix, cloud integration and security open enterprise doors for MSPs

    Managed service providers are using one-off projects to initiate long-term relationships with companies beset by talent shortages and budgeting constraints.

    By Nov. 7, 2022
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    Even AWS isn’t immune to hiring freezes

    The companies behind the three largest cloud providers — Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft — are pumping the brakes on recruitment as the economic outlook grows grim.

    By Nov. 4, 2022
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    Cloud providers expected to raise prices in Europe, but US spared for now

    AWS, Microsoft and Google Cloud can offer higher margin products and services to maintain revenues domestically. But rising energy costs will force rate hikes overseas.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
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    AWS, Microsoft and Google now command more than 75% of the cloud market

    While macroeconomic factors depressed quarterly revenue growth for the three hyperscalers, enterprise spending on cloud still grew 30% year over year, according to Synergy Research Group

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Will inflation mean more dollars for less cloud?

    Inflation, tech talent woes and rising cloud costs mean companies have less buying power, Gartner says.

    By Oct. 31, 2022
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    AWS pledges to help customers trim their cloud bills

    Growth at Amazon’s cloud computing unit slowed during Q3 but the hyperscaler is “working with customers to lower their bills” amid market uncertainty, Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky said. 

    By Oct. 28, 2022
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    Cloud contraction: Growth slows at AWS, Microsoft and Google Cloud

    All told, the big three cloud players control two-thirds of the market. But maturity and a shaky economy mean they cannot maintain their once-celebrated growth rates.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    Managed service providers are here to save the hybrid cloud

    AWS, Google and Microsoft are pitching an interoperable cloud world. But they cannot realize their designs without MSPs like Kyndryl. 

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    Microsoft security business surges as cloud segment hit by slumping economy

    Higher energy costs and the macro economic slowdown are impacting the company’s cloud segment, but it continues to grow its enterprise security business.

    By David Jones • Oct. 26, 2022