From ‘Cloud Zombies’ to Multi-Cloud Experts

A significant risk associated with cloud migration is overspending. For years, zombie-like obedience to AWS has resulted in price lock and escalating fees at many organizations – this is a tale for fighting the cloud zombies.

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Reducing Cloud Infrastructure Complexity

The impact of the cloud and its role in mainstream IT is undeniable. According to IDC, global cloud IT infrastructure spending is projected to reach US$92 billion (SG$126 billion) in 2023. The post Reducing Cloud Infrastructure Complexity appeared first on

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UK Government: From cloud first to cloud appropriate?


Since 2013 the UK Government’s flagship ‘Cloud First’ policy has been at the forefront of enabling departments to shed their legacy IT architecture in order to meaningfully embrace digital transformation. The first is cloud concentration risk. Business Cloud Hybrid Cloud

Report: Cloud Expertise Now Superior to University Degree

According to a report by online learning platform A Cloud Guru, 90% of IT leaders expect to expand their cloud services usage over the next one to three years, yet only 56% have an actionable plan to upskill their workforce.

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.

3 Key Issues With Hybrid Cloud Transformation

The cloud has fractured. Nowadays, it is nearly impossible to scale a cloud-agnostic digital transformation initiative. The reality is that most enterprises adopt a hybrid cloud arrangement. The post 3 Key Issues With Hybrid Cloud Transformation appeared first on

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Happy Birthday, CDP Public Cloud


On September 24, 2019, Cloudera launched CDP Public Cloud (CDP-PC) as the first step in delivering the industry’s first Enterprise Data Cloud. Enable Cloud Everywhere : Accelerate adoption of cloud-native data services for public clouds .

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Considering Hybrid Cloud? Focus on the Why

Consider the term “hybrid cloud”—a Google search yields 5.96 So, yes, hybrid cloud is a hot topic, but what exactly do we mean by it? The post Considering Hybrid Cloud? Blogs Cloud Management IT as Code cloud deployment hybrid cloud

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How To Build Out a Successful Multi-Cloud Strategy

Navigating even just a single cloud environment can be complicated enough for any startup. The post How To Build Out a Successful Multi-Cloud Strategy appeared first on Blogs Cloud Management IT as Code AWS azure cloud adoption Google Cloud multi-cloud adoption

Cloud Orchestration Language Roundup: A Comparison

What cloud providers do you work with? Google Cloud Platform (GCP)? How do you manage your cloud resources? The post Cloud Orchestration Language Roundup: A Comparison appeared first on Amazon AWS? Microsoft Azure? Which services?

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

The Cloud Is Booming — But so Is Cloud Waste

Fueled by the growth in cloud spend, cloud waste will exceed $17.6 Over 90% of organizations will use public cloud services this year. In fact, public cloud customers will spend more than $50 billion on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from providers such as AWS, Azure and Google. The post The Cloud Is Booming — But so Is Cloud Waste appeared first on billion in 2020.

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The Rise of the Cloud Economist: The Other CFO

The new Cloud Economist job title wrangles runaway cloud costs Have you ever forgotten about a subscription? The post The Rise of the Cloud Economist: The Other CFO appeared first on

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Designed With Your Cloud Needs In Mind

Dell EMC

Introducing The Latest VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Today, organizations are busy managing their data and applications in a variety of cloud environments – private, public, and increasingly at the edge. Cloud Data Center Features Innovation

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StorageCraft Global Research: Public Clouds and Recovery


In this post, we’ll take a look at how IT decision-makers (ITDMs) view security in the cloud and the apparent lack of. Read more » The post StorageCraft Global Research: Public Clouds and Recovery appeared first on StorageCraft Technology Corporation.

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?

Data Virtualization in the Cloud

Data Virtualization

Every day, we deal with tons of data in different formats from different applications, and it’s stored both on-premises and in the cloud. The data landscape is constantly changing.

What It Takes to Succeed in a Multi-Cloud Environment

A multi-cloud strategy offers the best possible scenario for ensuring business continuity and helping improve innovation Business problems are not “one size fits all,” and neither are cloud architectures.

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Revisiting 2020 Cloud Predictions in Light of COVID-19

Back when the technology industry made its cloud predictions for 2020, no one forecasted the impending impact of COVID-19. The post Revisiting 2020 Cloud Predictions in Light of COVID-19 appeared first on

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JFrog Adds Free DevOps Tier in the Cloud

JFrog announced today it is making a free tier of its namesake DevOps platform available on all three major public cloud service providers. The post JFrog Adds Free DevOps Tier in the Cloud appeared first on

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How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Distinguishing Between Cloud Washed and Cloud Native

Don’t fall for the marketing jargon: Running legacy infrastructure on a cloud instance is not actually cloud computing. Unfortunately, “cloudwashing” is common among enterprises as they attempt to jump on the cloud trend. So, how do we dispel the hype to distinguish pure cloud software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and […]. The post Distinguishing Between Cloud Washed and Cloud Native appeared first on

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Ten Years Later — What Is Cloud Native?

Ever since the term cloud native made its debut in 2010, its usage has grown in popularity. Today cloud native is used as a qualifier for innovative, leading edge applications, platforms and systems or cloud-savvy organizations and processes. However, what is cloud native exactly? The post Ten Years Later — What Is Cloud Native?

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Cloud Cost Optimization – How to Manage Cloud Cost Effectively


Cloud computing has changed the way we engineer and deliver applications. As cloud computing models have begun to proliferate and evolve, it’s critical that technology leaders start making informed decisions about which products, services, and payment models deliver the best results.

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VxRail: Kubernetes at the Speed of Cloud

Dell EMC

There also are plenty of new features in vSAN, vSphere and VMware Cloud Foundation that will benefit VxRail customers, regardless of where they are on their path to adopting. Cloud Hyperconverged Infrastructure News Converged/Hyperconverged Infrastructure VMware

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Using Connected Device Data to Improve Sales

Speaker: Charlie Isaacs, CTO for Customer Connection at Salesforce

Now that you've figured out how to connect your products and devices to the cloud, how do you prove that your investment will pay off? Discover the power of Smart CRM, and find out how companies are leveraging the best ideas from Software as a Service to provide Customer Experience as a Service.

Morpheus Data Extends Hybrid Cloud Reach

Morpheus Data has updated its hybrid cloud computing platform to add support for a bare metal-as-a-service option as well as tighter integrations with VMware vCloud Director (vCD) and NSX-T, Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), Microsoft Azure and Veeam data protection tools.

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Twilio Expands Scope of Cloud Services Portfolio

The post Twilio Expands Scope of Cloud Services Portfolio appeared first on Blogs DevOps in the Cloud DevOps Practice AWS cloud services IoT video

Elastic compute and DataOps to optimize your cloud


Many companies move to the cloud for cost-effectiveness and scalability. Still, the cloud journey can be difficult and costly if companies don’t leverage elastic computing capabilities or don’t have proper data management processes in place.

Micro Focus Strengthens Hybrid Cloud Hand

Micro Focus has made available a multi-tenant cloud management platform that can be deployed in a public cloud or on-premises IT environment. The post Micro Focus Strengthens Hybrid Cloud Hand appeared first on

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Key Insights from Three Cloud Experts Roundtables: Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Journey, Harness Cloud Best Practices, and Simplify Data Management

Data Virtualization

In the past month, I am proud to have been a part of Denodo’s Experts Roundtable Series, where I moderated three separate discussions about cloud usage in data virtualization with distinguished professionals from companies around the world.

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Is Cloud Waste Inevitable as Companies Move to the Cloud?

The New Stack

Cloud waste is proving to be a major obstacle for technical and business decision-makers. In 2020, companies will waste over $17 billion in cloud spend on idle and excess resources, according to Control Issues Lead to Excess Cloud Waste. HashiCorp sponsored this post.

Do Cloud Desktops Have a Place in DevOps?

If you were asked to name the most important cloud-based tools and services for doing DevOps, chances are that cloud desktops would not make it on the list. Your mind would probably instead go to IAM frameworks, cloud-based CI/CD suites and cloud IaC tools.

Survey: Cloud Security, DevOps Emerging as Enterprise Priorities

A survey published today by 2nd Watch, a provider of IT services, finds that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, cloud security and DevOps have emerged as the top two priorities for large enterprise IT organizations. Blogs DevOps in the Cloud Cloud Security devops survey

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Discover Faster, Easier Multi-tenant Cloud Deployments

Dell EMC

Introducing VMware Cloud Director™ on Dell Technologies Cloud Platform Dell EMC and VMware are excited to offer a reference architecture for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) based on the Dell Technologies Cloud Platform (DTCP) and VMware Cloud Director.

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Multi-Cloud Cost Optimization For The Enterprise

Multi-cloud is an increasingly popular approach for deploying enterprise computing assets. But, in the same vein, managing cloud costs has become a huge challenge. Whilst public cloud continues to grow in popularity, there are many factors that can increase a cloud bill that needs to be taken into consideration. A smart cloud cost management strategy […]. The post Multi-Cloud Cost Optimization For The Enterprise appeared first on