IT - Cloud

Gartner: Are The Real Cloud Wars About To Begin?
ComputerWeekly, June 23rd, 2020
In 2017, the big cloud providers were focused on competing on infrastructure as a service, but the shift to platforms is shaking up the market

"Back in 2017, I discussed Oracle's cloud strategy and how it was failing to win the cloud infrastructure war among its competitors (namely, Amazon and Google). Three years later, we are now looking at the new cloud wars between SAP, Microsoft and Google as the latter two diversify their offering to customers..."

With this three-pronged cloud savings framework, organizations can alleviate the enterprise IT cost pressures they're experiencing as a result of the pandemic in as little as 30 days

"The move to the cloud is more important than ever, as CIOs and IT leaders are now relying on its scalability to help their companies successfully transition to and maintain a work-from-home environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, several of these organizations are also facing the challenge of having to reduce IT spending as a result of the economic downturn during the pandemic..."

Study: Cloud Migration Gaining Momentum
InformationWeek, June 22nd, 2020
A new survey finds that organizations plan to migrate the majority of their applications to the cloud over the next year. Microservices and SRE are also gaining steam

"Enterprises are floating their applications into the cloud at an impressive rate, according to a survey conducted by technology and business training firm O'Reilly Media. The Cloud Adoption in 2020 report notes that organizations plan to migrate most of their applications to the cloud within the next year..."

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