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Manage containers in cloud with these four quick tips


Multi-cloud computing demands careful IT cost allocation

Cost allocation and management for a single cloud platform can be difficult, and multi-cloud computing only amplifies...<p>that challenge.<p>A multi-cloud …


Zero-Day Attacks Major Concern in Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud environments are particularly vulnerable to zero-day exploits, according to a new study.<p>Securing cloud-based and legacy systems is a …

Information Security

How Serverless Computing Reshapes Security

The new division of responsibility moves some security concerns off a business's plate while changing priorities for other risks.<p>Serverless computing …

Information Security

Azure vs. AWS Data Services Comparison

Both Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services offer a lot of data services. So many services that it can be hard to comprehend how they compare …

Cloud Computing

Compare Choose The Right Amazon EC2 Instance Type

General Purpose Amazon EC2 Instance Type:<p>Amazon has provided a wide range of Instance Types that can suite for various kinds of needs and …

Cloud Computing

Salesforce agrees to buy MuleSoft in $6.5 billion deal

Salesforce announced an agreement on Tuesday to buy MuleSoft in an enterprise technology merger that would value MuleSoft at $6.5 billion.<p>Salesforce …


Four tips to manage costs in a multi-cloud architecture


Top Cloud Computing News in February 2018

February 2018 was a short but eventful month in the cloud computing industry. From Microsoft taking a new approach to recruiting startups onto Azure, …

Google Cloud Platform

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Multi Cloud

2. Why multi cloud?<p><b>Multi cloud is all about choice.</b> Companies are moving away from monolithic virtualization and toward a more agile, microservices …

Hybrid Clouds

You need an ‘I’ve been hacked’ plan for your cloud

A study that was conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Resilient and found that 77 percent of respondents admit they do not have a …


Firms need to move from DevOps to DevSecOps, says expert

DevOps delivers proven benefits in terms of business agility, but it can also create new security risks and revive old ones, according to a DevOps …


Amazon founder Jeff Bezos takes a robot dog for a walk

Bezos tweeted the Boston Robotics dog from MARS, Amazon's invite-only robotics conference in California.<p>Jeff Bezos is definitely a science fiction fan.<p>Working that Tony Stark brand, Amazon's billionaire founder strutted down a path alongside a robot dog at the company's MARS conference on Monday at …

Jeff Bezos

The Curious Case For Breaking Up Tech Giants

There's no question that the world's weather patterns are undergoing a massive change.<p>In the last few months alone, we've seen snow in Rome and three …

Amazon Web Services

Hybrid cloud mainstream, but seamless operations hard to achieve

Hybrid cloud is mainstream. Most organisations operate across public, private and hybrid locations, but with varying degrees of interoperability. …

Hybrid Clouds

Oracle Aims to Overtake AWS With Simplified Cloud Services Pricing

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.—Previewing what may well be the biggest news at the company’s Oracle OpenWorld next month, the database giant gave details of …

Cloud Computing

Amazon powers cloud servers for 90% of large game companies

More than 90 percent of the world’s largest game companies use Amazon Web Services, which offloads online gaming infrastructure tasks to Amazon’s giant cloud computing resources.<p>Amazon said that top games from Activision’s Destiny 2 to Supercell’s Clash Royale rely on its cloud infrastructure to …

Cloud Computing

Migrating to Microservices

The road to microservices is long, winding, and contains many off-ramps to confusing interchanges. Such a journey usually opens with the team heading …


Deloitte acquires AWS cloud specialist API Talent

We are better positioned to help clients realise the benefits of cloud computing and AWS-enable their business, says Deloitte chief executive Thomas …

Technology (New Zealand)

The History of Sears Predicts Nearly Everything Amazon Is Doing

One hundred years ago, a retail giant that shipped millions of products by mail moved swiftly into the brick-and-mortar business, changing it forever. Is that happening again?<p>Amazon comes to conquer brick-and-mortar retail, not to bury it. In the last two years, the company has opened 11 physical …

Amazon Web Services

Google’s Cloud Boss Is Eyeing a ‘Major Acquisition’ to Get Ahead

When Diane Greene first joined Google in late 2015, her first task was to assemble the company’s disparate and often-wayward cloud projects and whip …

Amazon Web Services

It's official: Russia is targeting critical American infrastructure with 'malicious cyberattacks'

Russian cyber operatives are attacking critical American infrastructure such as energy grids, nuclear facilities, aviation systems, and water processing plants, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The report details numerous attempts, …


Alibaba Cloud services become strong IaaS contender


Google cloud features evolve to turn up the heat on AWS


10 tools to make Kubernetes management easier

Kubernetes has become a standard way—many would say <i>the</i> standard way — to deploy containerized applications at scale. But if Kubernetes helps us to …


How Amazon Became Corporate America's Nightmare

How Amazon Became Corporate America’s Nightmare<p>By Shira OvideShira Ovide<p>Amazon makes no sense. It’s the most befuddling, illogically sprawling, …

New York City

Cloud Cost Management Tool: ParkMyCloud Supports Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS

Moving business workloads to public cloud services like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform potentially delivers unlimited …

Cloud Computing

Cloudera founder Mike Olson: 'We're moving from automating processes to automating decisions'

<i>The growing momentum of big data in the cloud has been described as a threat to Cloudera Inc., which is ironic given that the company’s original</i> …

Big Data

IBM launches bare metal Kubernetes

Containers are quickly becoming the standard way for deploying new applications in the cloud and that’s even true for the most traditional of enterprises. It’s no surprise then that every major cloud provider is betting on containers — and more specifically on the open source Kubernetes container …


Kubernetes vs Docker Swarm: A comparison of cloud container tools

Containers are rising like a hot air balloon in the cloud market. These days, the CIO can hardly move for suggestions of one-shot-wonder tools to …