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Public cloud to see strong growth in 2017, though projections differ on how much

February 24, 2017 by CIO Dive

Both Gartner and International Data Corporation (IDC) project huge increases in the public cloud market, according to new studies released by both firms this week.[read more]

It Just Got Cloud In Here...

February 23, 2017 by Annie Bustos

 Embracing the Multi-Cloud ApproachThe volume of cloud spending is enormous, with a 2016 Gartner survey projecting by 2020 the “Cloud Shift” will directly affect more than $1 trillion in IT spending. A significant portion of this broader spend will be towards multi-cloud architecture, where companies will seamlessly connect clouds...[read more]

DHS wants to stop the rise of large-scale DDoS attacks

February 22, 2017 by CIO Dive

The Department of Homeland Security is funding new research to stop distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks[read more]

Who’s In Charge of Digital Transformation? You Are!

February 22, 2017 by Timo Elliott

Audiences are still very interested in hearing real-life stories about organizations that have embarked on digital transformation. But the feedback is less “how can I make that work for me?” and more “wow, that’s interesting! I wonder who’s going to do that in my company?!”. In other words, they think it’s important — for somebody else.[read more]

A Sweeter Spot for the CDO?

February 21, 2017 by Peter James Thomas

In one way that’s a big figure, in another, it is a small fraction of the at least medium-sized companies out there. So it seems that penetration of the CDO role still has some way to go.[read more]

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Microsoft’s future is in the cloud

February 17, 2017 by Daniel Matthews

Apple and Microsoft used to be the primary competitors in tech, but that's changed. With Apple charging ahead in terms of innovation and revenue, Microsoft's biggest hope is the cloud.[read more]

Google offers businesses fast access to multiple cloud databases

February 16, 2017 by CIO Dive

Google launched Cloud Spanner, a fully managed database that the company says "combines the transactional consistency of a traditional database with the scalability and performance of a NoSQL database.”[read more]

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DevOps First

February 16, 2017 by Pete Johnson

It has been nearly six years since then-U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra issued his Federal Cloud Computing Strategy. Typically referred to in Federal circles as “Cloud First” because of its edict to move workloads to public cloud providers instead of building more government data centers, the February 2011 strategy document was focused on cost...[read more]

IT Is Not Analytics. Here’s Why.

February 15, 2017 by Greg Olson

A CEO that I worked for once gave me the following feedback when I proudly sent him an Excel file containing the data that he had asked me for less than an hour prior:Never give me data.  Only provide me with information.A CEO that I worked for once gave me the following feedback when I proudly sent him an Excel file containing the...[read more]

AWS CEO predicts several winners will emerge from the cloud wars

February 14, 2017 by CIO Dive

Demand for cloud services is so large that there will be "multiple successful players," though it's not clear yet who they will be, according to Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy,[read more]

Practical Ways to Protect Customer Information

February 14, 2017 by Larry Alton

Protection of Customer Information Should be a Priority in 2017[read more]

Report: Business IoT adoption to triple by 2020

February 10, 2017 by Supply Chain Dive

Gartner predicts that roughly 8 billion sensor-connected items will appear globally throughout 2017, a 31% increase from 2016. By 2020, those numbers are expected to increase to 20.4 billion.[read more]

How do you undergo a massive cloud migration? Ask Evernote

February 9, 2017 by CIO Dive

Evernote recently completed its full migration to the Google Cloud Platform in only 70 days, an effort that can easily take as long as 9 to 12 months.[read more]

Here’s Why BYOD is Finally Worthy of Your Attention

February 8, 2017 by Larry Alton

The Rise of BYOD Signals a New Shift in the American Workplace[read more]

As big cloud providers grow, small providers pay the price

February 7, 2017 by CIO Dive

"Other" cloud providers — a group that includes the 10 providers with dramatically lower revenue than cloud leaders Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, Google and IBM — are falling further behind as the leaders continue to grow their market share.[read more]