Google showcases power of the cloud for Thai enterprises

Source- nationmultimedia.com Tim Synan, head of Google Cloud, Southeast Asia, said the event was aimed at bringing the power of Google Cloud to Thai businesses of all sizes and helping them provide specialised solutions through different platforms and devices. The summit highlighted the urgency for businesses to take on new challenges and move towards the cloud. “Cloud computing technology is about speed, agility, collaboration, awareness and transparency, with machine learning underpinning everything,” Synan said. “We have big plans for the future

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Pentagon Cloud Computing Deal Could Give Amazon Monopoly

Source- investors.com Good news for Amazon.com employees is not necessarily good news for everyone else. For example, consider the announcement that Amazon.com will now pay at least $15 per hour. That may be great for current employees, but it’s bad for any smaller companies that hope to compete with Amazon on price. Amazon has a history of cutting prices to dominate a developing space, then using its massive market power to block others from even entering. That’s why it opposed internet sales taxes for

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Software Delivery Depends on Infrastructure and Trust

Source- informationweek.com Cloud infrastructure plays a major role in a company’s ability to execute a high performing software delivery cycle. An advanced cloud architecture allows developers to spin instances up and down as needed and provides the bandwidth necessary to experiment and test an application or software update before pushing live. According to a report by LogicMonitor, 58% of respondents to their survey said DevOps was somewhat/significantly driving public cloud engagement in their company, only ranking below digital transformation (63%) and IT agility

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Cloud computing: How the amazing Amazon service brings agility to companies

Source- financialexpress.com Around the world, cloud first is the way forward. In India too, a few companies are transitioning to a new age where cloud computing—on-demand delivery of compute power, database storage, applications, and other IT resources through a cloud services platform via the internet with pay-as-you-go pricing—is enabling them to transform into intelligent enterprises. India is set to be among the top cloud markets in the world by 2020, with $4.1 billion market opportunity. Diverse workforce Take the case

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Cloud computing is making data centers more efficient.

Source- digitaljournal.com Cloud computing is changing the way many businesses deploy applications, control users, and deliver resources. The ability to interconnect data centers enables organizations of all sizes to be more agile and cost-effective — and become more competitive. Data centers are complex systems, composed of elements like routers, switches, security devices, storage systems, servers and application delivery controllers. Today many businesses have an option to provision a virtual data center in the cloud. A cloud data center ensures more power, safer

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Security is biggest hurdle to effective digital transformation

Source- itp.net Cyber security risks are the biggest challenge to digital transformation, according to a new survey from Fortinet. The 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation Survey found that 85% of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and Chief Security Officers (CSOs) believe that security is the biggest hurdle to properly implementing DX. The independent report surveyed over 300 CISOs and CSOs at 2,500+ employee organisations around the world, and found that 67% have already embarked on digital transformation, while 95%

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How hybrid industrial cloud computing is gaining momentum

Source- cloudcomputing-news.net Why do most internet of things (IoT) analytics operations occur in the cloud? The public cloud offers a centralised location for large amounts of affordable storage and computing power. But there are many instances in which it makes more sense to perform analytics closer to the thing or activity that is generating or collecting data ­– equipment deployed at customer sites. This is particularly true in industrial and manufacturing environments, which are familiar with the challenges of managing massive

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How to Use APM to Hold Cloud Providers Accountable

Source – devops.com Here’s the challenge: Cloud providers’ service level agreements (SLAs) typically stop at the edge of their cloud, while your internal service level expectations run end to end. Measuring performance from the end user to the application and back, including device details, user productivity and page load times, is essential for customer satisfaction and continuous performance tuning. How long does it take to launch an online app, open a work order or complete a claim form? What are execution

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Why Rackspace can be your cloud marketplace guide

Source – techradar.com You have worked with some of the world’s leading tech companies such as SkyTV and also as a TV personality. Why did you choose to join Rackspace? Honestly, when I was serving as interim CMO at Rackspace, I was floored when I saw the scale of the opportunity here. Externally, we have an exploding market in cloud services and internally Rackspace has the broadest collection of expertise and experience anywhere in the industry. I have worked at many

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Applying machine learning to DevOps

Source – jaxenter.com DevOps methodologies are rapidly increasing and generating vast and diverse data sets across the life cycle of entire application including development, deployment, and performance management. Only a robust analysis and monitoring layer can particularly harness this data for the ultimate DevOps goal that is end-to-end automation. The rise of machine learning and its related capabilities, such as artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, has pushed organizations to explore implementing new analysis models that mainly rely on mathematical algorithms.

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