IT - Cloud
A Closer Look At Hybrid-Cloud And Multi-Cloud Approaches
Forbes, November 26th, 2018
"Hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud are quickly becoming the new norm for enterprises. While these approaches offer several advantages, de-risking business decisions and adopting best-of-breed services stand out as the overarching reasons enterprises are adopting these strategies. The space is still nascent with new standards and architectural patterns rapidly evolving. However, like any new advance, there are several challenges and speed-breakers to a successful adoption..."
    AWS Advances Cloud Storage With Intelligent Tiering, New Data Management Tools
    SmartDataCollective, November 26th, 2018
    "Amazon Web Services Inc. opened its re:Invent 2018 conference today with the introduction of new products and features intended to give enterprises more incentive to move their data to its cloud platform.

    Many of the additions center on the provider's S3 object storage service. S3 is one of the original products that AWS had on offer when it launched 12 years ago and continues to be a linchpin of the platform. The provider claims that S3 stores trillions of data objects for customers while handling millions of requests per second..."

    E-Discovery In The Cloud Introduces Security, Compliance Issues
    searchcio, November 27th, 2018
    "E-discovery is still reliable for organizing and preserving data for legal compliance, but e-discovery in the cloud and container-based storage complicate governance processes...

    During the last decade, two enormous shifts in the architecture of corporate computing have dominated IT spending. Installing and operating corporate e-discovery platforms and migrating substantial computing services to cloud-based offerings are becoming de facto requirements for any business that hopes to sustain a cost-effective and competitive IT position..."

      The CTO Needs To Be Unbiased To Succeed In The Cloud Industry
      Information Age, November 26th, 2018
      "The cloud marketplace is incredibly noisy, and as a result, CTOs need to be unbiased when discussing products and services with customers...

      There are a number of different types of CTO. Generally, the role focused around software engineering. Today, it very much centres around product and customer.

      Lee James, EMEA CTO at Rackspace, is responsible for the products and services that the provider develops and takes to market. Just as importantly, however, he is also responsible for how building relationships with customers and enhancing the brand..."

      Wikibon's 2018 Cloud Markets And Trends Report: The Cloud Moves To The Data
      siliconAngle, November 26th, 2018
      "Cloud has become the default choice for greenfield applications and systems. However, cloud also is less uniform than it was a few years ago, as customers seek to serve specialized technology needs and vendors seek to serve those needs with competitively defensible positions. Multiple factors will influence the evolution of the cloud market, but data realities, operating scale, business model transitions, edge computing maturity and geopolitical issues are likely to play a dominant market role..."

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