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August 10, 2017
It's Christmas in August for DevOps shops that favor Kubernetes for container orchestration and AWS for public cloud infrastructure.
July 31, 2017
Created in the 20th century to sell storage to engineers, NetApp has survived for 25 years to remain the largest standing data storage company not tied to a server vendor. Founder Dave Hitz credits ...
July 11, 2017
Check out TechTarget's full coverage of the VMworld 2017 U.S. conference in Las Vegas, including news and announcements from the convention floor.
June 30, 2017
Google's hybrid cloud strategy has started to take shape with a deal to move workloads between its public cloud and Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure.
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Modern CIOs are refining IT strategies to ensure the plethora of available cloud computing options spur innovation, reap efficiency and increase agility -- without incurring undue risk. Continue Reading
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Some doubt IBM will ever catch up to AWS' dominance in the IaaS market. But, given Big Blue's growing emphasis on Bluemix platform services, maybe it doesn't need to. Continue Reading
A year into its AWS partnership, VMware looks to keep its cloud momentum by purchasing Wavefront, the leading cross-cloud monitoring, metrics and analytics service. Continue Reading
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It's important to understand an organization's business objectives when setting up an enterprise cloud strategy. Equinix's James Staten explains why. Continue Reading
Calculating the risks and benefits of a cloud-first strategy is a difficult problem for CIOs with large, complex IT environments. Experts discuss the salient metrics to use. Continue Reading
Businesses often tout lower costs as a benefit of public cloud, but without proper management and monitoring, costs can climb quickly. Learn how to keep your spending in check. Continue Reading
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The race to transform legacy IT into a cloud-first operation might be moving slower than you think. Take this quiz and see if your company's progress is ahead of the curve. Continue Reading
Nimble, agile, innovative -- companies are striving for these qualities in the current "adapt or die" business landscape, and they're looking to the cloud to enable such growth. But with companies moving more of their ERP and other enterprise systems into the cloud, integration strategies such as the fast-growing integration platform as a service are an imperative. Here's another requirement for competitive advantage: a mature cloud-integration strategy. Unfortunately, according to many experts, too many companies are in reactive mode -- looking for the short-term gain -- and are failing to see that such a strategy will leave them unable to pounce on new business opportunities in the way smart, proactive companies with solid cloud integration strategies can.
To help navigate this confusing landscape, this handbook takes a deep dive into cloud integration challenges -- including which tools can enable success, the importance of data integration and how to choose an integration partner. In the first feature, freelance writer Tony Kontzer examines cloud integration tools. In the second feature, Kontzer profiles two companies that turned to cloud integration tools to handle ERP integrations and the tricky process of consolidating data, and the lessons they gained from the experience. And in the third feature, consultant Dave Turbide shares advice on why a cloud integration partner is critical -- and how to choose the best one.Continue Reading
Creative Solutions in Healthcare, a long-term care provider, adopted a cloud computing strategy to improve security and boost performance. Continue Reading