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How clouds falter... and how to straighten them

When we talk about cloud computing clouds ‘breaking’, we mean it in the sense of the IT in question failing to achieve its specified level of performance and availability, but Machine Learning tools are coming forward to automate our...

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Box ready to go again after proxy distractions

The cloud content management pioneer has the chance to grow once more.

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Cloud computing lessons from US Steel

Just as US Steel saw its market dominance usurped by Nucor Corporation with its mini-mill model, the behemoths of the cloud datacentre market may see a new degree of fragmentation brought to the fore as a result of the impact of...

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HYCU seeks to give backup a new simplicity

Boston-based HYCU wants to make enterprise data recovery iPhone-style ease of use.

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Cloud-native is from Mars, legacy monitoring tools are from Venus

As the technology infrastructure world moves to embrace cloud-native with wider open arms, the legacy monitoring tools traditionally applied to this new IT substrate do not necessarily always enjoy an easy fit.

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Cloud-native’s fear factor (and how to overcome it)

The drive to embrace fully-blown -as-a-Service computing in wholly cloud-native technology deployments is an oft-spoken but rarely observed reality -- so what defines the cloud-native fear factor and how should organisations work to...

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Asia-Pacific leapfrogs West into public cloud

As cloud and as-a-service services soar, how is the shift to Iaas and Saas impacting technological efficiency, privacy and regulation across Asia-Pacific.

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AWS UKI boss on elasticity, cloud and adaptivity

Darren Hardman of Amazon Web Services says the pandemic period has shown the value of elastic capacity.

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Tracking technology spend in a hybrid working world

The global lockdown measures brought on by the pandemic have put digital-first initiatives into the spotlight for businesses. As lockdown measures lift, businesses will now rely on IT to help progress the newly adopted hybrid working...

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Aqua Security and Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks: Which container security tool is better?

IT Central Station users review two of the highest reviewed solutions in the container security market – Aqua Security and Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks.

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What wildebeest can teach us about cloud migration

Deaths aside, going to the Public Cloud is as easy and painless as a wildebeest migration across the Serengeti.

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The ephemeral cloud demands timeless backup

The transitory world of cloud computing and its widespread implementation of impermanent ephemeral computing resources drives us to a point where we need Backup-as-a-Service to be an always-on resource toolset that facilitates the...

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UK organisations are facing tension between short-term needs and long-term digital transformation goals

How recent events have impacted digital transformation in the UK, and the steps business leaders can take to overcome existing barriers to innovation

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How IT spring cleaning can drive business efficiency in the next normal

SolarWinds Head Geek™, Sascha Giese, discusses how IT professionals can perform a spring clean to improve team performance and drive long-lasting business benefits.

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Meet the challenge of migrating to the cloud

More than 70% of companies have now migrated at least some workloads into the public cloud, and momentum is increasing: more than two-thirds of companies surveyed in 2020 plan to increase their cloud adoption. Cost control, however,...

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Red Hat CEO: Every CIO is a cloud engineer

Red Hat CEO Paul Cormier used his keynote address at the company's annual user conference to explain his firm's focus on increasingly complex and powerful hybrid cloud stacks - the upshot of which, for the average firm in the street,...

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News roundup: Dell-VMware spin-off, SAP unveils financial services unit, Alibaba faces record fine, semiconductor industry growth, and more

A round-up of this week's technology news, including Dell's spin-off of VMware, SAP's new financial services unit, a record fine faced by Alibaba, healthy growth in the semiconductor industry, and more.

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Infrastructure's journey to invisibility

Good technology is technology that users don't even notice - and so, in a sense, good technology is invisible. As cloud computing and the compartmentalised world of containers now flourishes, how should we track our IT...

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