The range of tasks being run on cloud services continues to grow richer and more complex on a daily basis. The key reason for this, is the fact that the core technologies underpinning them all remain broadly the same. The only thing that is really changing, from the point of view..
There’s no escaping it: to get ahead today, you need to have a hybrid, multi-cloud environment. Companies have long since noted the benefits of public cloud – and indeed, more than one public cloud for greater efficiency and optimisation. Yet it is not an easy process. An entire ..
Bottom Line: Existing approaches to securing IT infrastructure are proving unreliable as social engineering and breach attempts succeed in misdirecting human responses to cyber threats, accentuating the need for machines to protect themselves. Any nation’s digital infrastructure ..
Microsoft is to acquire Metaswitch Networks, a provider of virtualised network software, as the company’s strategy towards binding cloud and communications continues. The rationale is straightforward: leading cloud vendors are looking to enable telecom operators in deploying and ..
To misquote Benjamin Franklin, in this world nothing can be certain except death, taxes, and security being the biggest concern for cloud migration. Flexera’s most recent State of the Cloud report last month laid it bare; more than four in five (81%) enterprises said security was..
Saying “yes” to a cloud strategy is the easy part. Eliminating on-premise infrastructure and management overheads in favour of greater agility, efficiency, security, connectivity, cost-savings and more makes a great business case. However, once the strategy is signed off, the har..
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has said it ‘won’t back down’ in its appeal process for the $10 billion JEDI government cloud computing contract – as the war of words between AWS and Microsoft escalates. The contract for the Department of Defense has long courted rumour and conjecture ..
The popular perception of software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing is beautifully simple: sign-up, login and start doing your work. Of course, this isn’t quite accurate; it all depends on the application, business needs and goals. Enterprise SaaS entails business requirem..
Where one hyperscaler goes, another shall follow. Microsoft has announced a $1 billion cloud and digital transformation plan for Poland – almost nine months after Google Cloud opened up its facilities in the country. Microsoft’s initiative includes the launch of a new data centre..
Analysis Amazon Web Services (AWS) broke the $10 billion quarterly revenue mark for the first time as the highlight of three more strong quarters for the cloud hyperscalers – with industry analyst Synergy Research reiterating that cloud services will do just fine amid Covid-19. T..