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University CIO calls on cloud phone service

Georgetown University’s move to the cloud comes as part of a telecommunications strategy shift aimed at lowering costs while embracing technologies for its digital shift.

Written by Clint Boulton08 April 17 01:17

Why your cloud strategy should include multiple vendors

Cloud computing has become a staple of most enterprise computing environments, but CIOs are still sweating over whether to use one or more infrastructure-as-a-service provider.

Written by Clint Boulton22 March 17 00:42

Google gobbles up more big-name cloud customers

Google, saying the enterprise cloud is a natural extension of its mission, announced new customers and tools for the enterprise at its largest business conference to date.

Written by Matt Kapko10 March 17 03:44

MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to cloud service

Seeking to reduce barriers to entry, NoSQL database specialist MongoDB has added a free tier to its MongoDB Atlas database-as-a-service (DaaS) offering. The company has also announced a new utility to make it easier to migrate data from existing deployments into the service.

Written by Thor Olavsrud08 March 17 04:59

What's keeping enterprises from using G Suite?

While Google has spent the past year trying to woo enterprises to its G Suite productivity service, it’s still the underdog compared to Microsoft Office, at least among large businesses. So what’s keeping it from broader appeal?

Written by Blair Hanley Frank07 Feb. 17 05:35

How to pick the right cloud storage service

Many cloud storage options are available to businesses and consumers today, but one size does not fit all. This cloud storage guide includes tips to help you get started.

Written by Paul Mah11 Nov. 16 00:00

Case study: How LinkedIn uses containers to run its professional network

LinkedIn has grown over the past 13 years from a single Java app with a web server into a $26.2 billion acquisition target by Microsoft. In that time, LinkedIn’s infrastructure and engineering had to grow with the company. Here’s how they did it, and why they rely so heavily on application containers today.

Written by Brandon Butler14 Sept. 16 19:09

U.S. cloud vendors adjust to Snowden effect, Privacy Shield

AWS, Microsoft and Google are building data centers in Europe to address privacy concerns in a post-Snowden world. Cloud infrastructure revenue is rising, but how much better could be for U.S. vendors?

Written by Clint Boulton02 Sept. 16 23:10

Microsoft wins battle for Boeing in war with AWS

Boeing chose the Azure cloud platform because Microsoft agreed to collaborate on analytics software intended to help improve operational efficiency in the narrow margin aviation sector.

Written by Clint Boulton03 Aug. 16 00:00

Microsoft, IBM tout cloud services as key drivers of earnings strength

It is earnings season, which for publicly-traded technology vendors in the cloud market means it’s time to update investors on the momentum of emerging products helping to displace eroding revenue from legacy offerings. For two technology vendor stalwarts – Microsoft and IBM - cloud computing has played a significant role in their earnings this quarter.

Written by Brandon Butler21 July 16 02:32
  • Why Performance Matters When Building Your SD-WAN

    Why cloud applications demand moving to an SD-WAN

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