The 10 Hottest Cloud Startups Of 2020 (So Far)

Source:-crn.com Cloud startups are operating at a time when cloud computing increasingly has become a lifeline for people living, working and learning during the coronavirus pandemic. “With remote learning, work from home and more applications and technology needing to be accessed during this ‘new normal’…the shift to cloud computing over the last few years is now the ‘hearts and lungs’ core technology and infrastructure enabling companies and governments globally to operate smoothly during this unprecedented environment,” Wedbush Securities analyst Dan Ives

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Analysing Forrester’s cloud focus: Why hybrid and multi-cloud are so vital

Source:-cloudcomputing-news.net I read with interest the recently published Forrester report on hybrid multi-cloud strategy and noted how not everything has gone or will go cloud. Having sat on the boards of several industry cloud bodies, been asked to keynote at many events, provide commentary and cloud social influence and write for a range of large global vendors, from this perspective you would expect me to be a cloud advocate; someone who would profess that cloud is better, faster, cheaper, more

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Why moving to the cloud requires a ‘change of business philosophy’: How to get it right

Source:-cloudcomputing-news.net 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 industry, from consulting to monitoring, has grown around this complexity. Alongside this, some smaller IT providers see an opportunity. Comarch argues that when moving to the cloud, many organisations still could

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Clouds need containers, and Containers-as-a-Service smooths the way

Source:-zdnet.com Containers are well regarded for the flexibility they add to application development and deployment, especially when it comes to moving application workloads between clouds, between clouds and on-premises systems, or even from one on-premises system to another. However, effectively building a complex containerized environment still takes skills and experience. Enter Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS), a variation of Platform-as-a-Service that has been around as a concept for a few years, and lately is being embraced in a big way to speed up

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KSQL Now Available on Confluent Cloud

Source:-infoq.com KSQL is the streaming SQL engine for Apache Kafka, and it is currently available as a fully-managed service on the Confluent Cloud Platform for all its customers on usage-based billing plans. In a recent blog post, Confluent announced the availability of Confluent Cloud KSQL. KSQL was one of the available capabilities on the first preview of the release of the Confluent Cloud Platform. Now it is production-ready and available for Confluent Cloud customers as part of the streaming platform.

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Who’s Hiring During COVID-19 Pandemic? Cloud Giants

Source:-virtualizationreview.com If there was ever a crucial “use case” for cloud computing, it’s a global pandemic. While the U.S. and other economies around the world crumble, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud are hiring. “We are currently hiring Software Development Engineers, Product Managers, Account Managers, Solutions Architects, Support Engineers, System Engineers, Designers and more,” says a blurb appearing on AWS sites. Along with the AWS tech talent, Amazon itself is hiring on several fronts, as detailed in

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VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and remote work, dropped employees at the worst time

Source:-media.thinknum.com Coronavirus pandemic shelter-at-home mandates have led to a massive rise in work-from-home tools like Zoom and Cisco Webex teleconferencing software, the former seeing usage spike by as much as 300%. This has led to reports of Microsoft Cloud server demand being up by 775%. Several of our 10 early indicators of recovery are related or connected factors, such as online classes. Yet, strangely, VMware ($NYSE:VMW) is losing employees after a quiet round of layoffs beginning in February, according to

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One Business Winner Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns: the Cloud

Source:-bangkokpost.com Cloud-computing emerges as a vital link for companies and governments trying to function amid the coronavirus pandemic Cloud-computing providers are emerging as among the few corporate winners in the coronavirus pandemic as office and store closures across the U.S. have pushed more activity online. The remote data storage and processing services provided by Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp., Google and others have become the essential link for many people to remain connected with work and families, or just to unwind.

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Top 10 Cloud Architect Skills

Source:-sdxcentral.com This article on cloud architect top skills is featured in SDxCentral’s Cloud Architect Career Guide. Skills specific for cloud architects will vary depending on an organization’s specific cloud infrastructure. It’s a good idea to have a broad range of experience and the aptitude to pick up new skills quickly. There are several certification courses available through edX, industry groups, and open-source foundations, both for free and for a testing fee. Here are the top 10 cloud architect skills. Network

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Top 10 Cloud Architect Skills

Source:-sdxcentral.com Skills specific for cloud architects will vary depending on an organization’s specific cloud infrastructure. It’s a good idea to have a broad range of experience and the aptitude to pick up new skills quickly. There are several certification courses available through edX, industry groups, and open-source foundations, both for free and for a testing fee. Here are the top 10 cloud architect skills. Network Engineering and/or Administration Cloud architects tend to previous experience as network administrators, says Dan Kohn,

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