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    AWS doubles down on optimization, reducing customers’ cloud cost

    Enterprises kept looking for ways to optimize cloud spend in Q4 as economic conditions worsened, Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky said during Thursday’s earnings call. 

    By Feb. 3, 2023
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    Google Cloud inches toward profitability, even as revenue growth slows

    The third largest cloud service provider is still losing money, but now sees a light at the end of the tunnel.

    By Feb. 3, 2023
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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 experiences growing pains as hybrid cloud strategy takes shape

    Software and consulting services were the business drivers in "the first full year of the new IBM," CEO Arvind Krishna said during an earnings call.

    By Jan. 30, 2023
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    4 hidden obstacles to cloud transformation

    Gain understanding to pinpoint and work through obstacles for cloud migration within your business.

    By Brian Copeland, Executive Director, Solutions and Sales Enablement, TEKsystems Global Services • Jan. 30, 2023
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    Microsoft leans on cloud revenue, even as Azure growth stalls

    The tech giant reported quarterly gains in its cloud business, but tempered expectations as enterprise spending shifts from migration to optimization.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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    Microsoft-OpenAI partnership enters third phase with a multiyear, multibillion dollar investment

    The expanding partnership between Microsoft and OpenAI has implications for the future of both entities as well as businesses across industries, experts say.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Get leaner and greener in 2023

    Like a wellness regimen, driving sustainability can be overwhelming when you try and do everything all at once; but it becomes more manageable—with more immediate, measurable results—when you incorporate this priority into existing plans. 

    Jan. 23, 2023
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    Insurance companies focus tech spend on maintaining, not growing revenue

    A slower economy is leading insurance tech leaders toward customer experience improvements, application modernization and better data insights.

    By Jan. 10, 2023
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    Cloudflare to launch monitoring dashboard

    The cloud-based web security company announced three new applications that help pinpoint complex network connectivity issues.

    By Jan. 10, 2023
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    3 cloud trends to watch in 2023

    Competing narratives converge as companies push modernization while controlling costs.

    By Jan. 9, 2023
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    Amazon layoffs top 18K as AWS growth slows

    The e-commerce giant misjudged the longevity of the pandemic’s impact on demand, and its cuts could undermine its innovation, analysts say.

    By Daphne Howland , Jan. 5, 2023
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    IBM revamps partner program with hybrid cloud growth in mind

    The enterprise technology company launched Partner Plus, a way to connect business partners with IBM tech and resources.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    How Principal Financial tied customer experience to IT

    CIO Ryan Downing isn’t having “Cloud 101” discussions anymore — he’s talking about how modernization serves the customer.

    By Dec. 21, 2022
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    Microsoft secures $5B cloud partnership with London Stock Exchange

    The 10-year deal accelerates LSEG’s cloud migration, integrates LSEG Workspace with Microsoft 365 and initiates a joint effort to develop a new financial data platform.

    By Dec. 12, 2022
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    Hybrid cloud emerges as winner of Pentagon cloud showdown

    The $9 billion pool in Pentagon contracts validates the wisdom of portfolio diversification, as AWS, Google, Microsoft and Oracle contend for DOD dollars.

    By Dec. 9, 2022
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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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    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