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Amazon Miss Sparks Debate: Will Video Pay Off Like Cloud Computing?

Source – investors.com Amazon.com‘s (AMZN) surprise second-quarter earnings miss has analysts debating the margin impact of its far-flung investments, and while cloud computing seems a good bet to pay off, internet video may be raising some eyebrows.  Autoplay: On | OffThe difference: Amazon Web Services is by far the biggest provider of cloud computing services, leading Microsoft (MSFT), Google-parent Alphabet (GOOGL) and others. In web video, Amazon aims to catch up with Netflix (NFLX), Google’s YouTube, Time Warner‘s (TWX) HBO and others. Amazon has stepped up investments in original content and has

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3 Benefits to Upgrading to the Cloud

Source – hardwareretailing.com Has your company considered the cloud? Small businesses from all sectors are seeing the benefits of implementing cloud technology—which means storing data remotely and accessing it through the internet, instead of storing in your local office computer. From allowing extra mobility, securing important documents and streamlining collaboration, cloud computing is an increasingly popular way of doing business for many operations. In a recent USA Today article, writer and lawyer Steve Strauss helps small business owners consider the three main ways

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Delivery and Adoption of Cloud Computing

Source – oracle.cioreview.com What is “Cloud” ? Cloud computing delivery models provide users with on-demand access to a flexible, wide-ranging pool of technology assets composed of services, applications, servers, networks, and storage facilities. Due to the habit of referring to data and applications as being “in the cloud,” it can be easily forgotten that cloud is housed in physical facilities. Cloud computing services are powered by highly virtualized processing and storage systems in data centers, which are available to remote users

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The Cloud And DevOps: The Perfect Marriage

Source – forbes.com If you have been in the business of technology for any amount of time, you know that whenever there is a promising technology trend, companies are eager to exploit it for their own gain. This is not as cynical as it first may sound. Of course, when a new trend arises, it only makes sense to develop products and business plans that align with the shifting market. An interesting side effect of companies coalescing behind technology trends is

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IT leaders: How the systems administrator role can stay relevant

Source – searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com The traditional IT systems administrator role is an endangered species due to the emergence of cloud computing and new forms of application development. That’s why it’s incumbent on those in the field to find new ways to remain relevant in their companies. That hard reality was broached by Google’s Dave Rensin during a panel discussion on innovation in the digital age at a Rackspace roadshow in New York. Rensin, who heads Google’s customer reliability engineering team, should know

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Cloud + DevOps: A Winning Combination

Source – it-infrastructure.cioreview.com “It takes two flints to make a fire.”—Louisa May Alcott As the use of digital technology and the app economy mushroom, businesses and organizations struggle to provide all the storage and infrastructure they need in their own data centers. For business, it’s not simply a challenge; it’s a matter of survival. Without safe storage and rapidly available infrastructure they can’t stay competitive. Hence, the cloud. The app economy demands more than just storage and infrastructure to stay competitive,

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DevOps and Cloud Combo Boosts Software Performance

Source – cioinsight.com While relatively few companies are making extensive use of both cloud computing and DevOps, those that commit to both are achieving vastly improved key performance indicators (KPIs) as a result, according to a recent survey from CA Technologies. The accompanying report, “DevOps and Cloud Computing: Exploiting the Synergy for Business Advantage,” reveals that the organizations that do invest heavily in both the cloud and DevOps fare much better at improving the quality of software they produce, while reducing

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The Relationship Between The Cloud And DevOps

Source – forbes.com Most companies understand that if they want to increase their competitiveness in today’s swiftly changing world, they can’t ignore digital transformation. DevOps and cloud computing are oft-touted as vital ways companies can achieve this needed transformation, though the relationship between the two is often confusing, as DevOps is about process and process improvement whereas cloud computing is about technology and services. Not mutually exclusive, it’s important to understand how the cloud and DevOps work together to help businesses

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The top three approaches for improving cloud migration and security

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net For many enterprises, migrating towards a cloud delivered approach for IT systems is an attractive proposition. Cost efficiency and business agility are big drivers for CIOs to make the move.  Most modern companies have either started migrating toward a public cloud or they are in the early planning and analysis phases of doing so. At the same time, making the jump from on-site infrastructure to cloud-hosted platforms is not free of challenges such as, regulations, data governance, billing

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Demand for cloud computing skills continues to outpace supply

Source – searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com As enterprises continue to adopt cloud technology, the looming IT skills gap, particularly around public cloud poses an ongoing challenge. “Many firms are having trouble finding qualified individuals for their cloud projects,” said James Stanger, senior director, product development, for CompTIA. While demand for IT pros with generic cloud computing skills continues to be high, those with specific experience in public cloud and open source platforms, such as Cloud Foundry, are especially coveted. Cloud continues to drive IT hiring At

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