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Sovereign cloud: Protecting data in a complex regulatory environment

As the data economy flourishes, organisations must keep up with laws and regulations impacting data sovereignty and ensure they stay in compliance. Neil Stobart, VP of Global System Engineering for Cloudian looks at the five main data...

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Steering cloud on manual is dangerous driving

Powering and controlling the internal mechanics of modern cloud networks with manual controls that are potentially subject to a higher degree of human error is a dicey proposition, especially when automatic auto-pilot controls are...

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How the cloud is powering modern business intelligence

We cannot understate the implications the cloud is having for modern BI. Within traditional BI, users have been restricted to hardware-bound data, meaning it's difficult to offload into easily-readable and usable formats. Compare this...

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Why organisations need to ‘tread carefully’ when it comes to their SAP Cloud migration

The increasingly complex SAP landscape warrants a cautious, systematic and strategic step forward, so how do you get the ‘correct mix’ when it comes to hybrid cloud? Organisations need to act, react – and occasionally push back – with...

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How to ‘do’ multi-cloud

There’s a lot of talk about cloud diversity, fragmentation and multifaceted differentiation… but what we really need to know is what kind of yardstick the market uses to tell us how far the multi-cloud revolution is happening - and...

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Five cloud problems nobody saw coming

As many shifted to fully remote working during the pandemic, the cloud was that miracle technology that enabled businesses to 'keep calm and carry on'. But, was the cloud mis-sold?

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SSE, SASE or CASB?: Spelling out the right security approach

Mike Schurict, SVP of Product Management at Bitglass, explains Security Service Edge and how it fits in with other cybersecurity concepts, such as SASE and CASB.

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Policy-as-Code in the new cloud matrix

As we now build the cloud-native era of virtualised and abstracted architectures that run from datacentres to desktops and through the middle-ground network mesh of interconnectivity that joins every node and endpoint together, we can...

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Is 2022 the year of clean cloud?

As organisations look to lower their environmental impact, they’re choosing partners that put sustainability first. This is why clean cloud will be a key battlefield in the public cloud market this year.

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Predictions for 2022 - Why and how developer experience will make a difference

Looking ahead to 2022, Donnie Berkholz, Vice President Product, Percona reflects on the future for developer experience, and why it will matter.

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What will happen around the world of data in 2022?

Data has become critical to businesses, but how will they manage this critical asset in the future? And how will infrastructure, policy and business costs all change in response?

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2022: A bluffers’ guide to what may happen in technology

It’s easy to predict the future at a time of flux in technology, geopolitics, climate crisis. It’s just that you’re likely to be wrong.

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Cloud computing trends for 2022

From cloud native and SASE to business technologists and industry clouds, we take a look at the top cloud computing trends for 2022…

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AWS opens business analytics to serverless scope & simplicity

A new world of more flexible data analytics is achievable by using cloud-based serverless provisioning, management and delivery claims Amazon Web Services (AWS) – the company now offers the scope and promised simplicity that comes...

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The cloud is the computer, web application security fundamentals

There is now a pressing need for C-suite directors and their immediate divisional team leaders to understand where system security should be applied - in a world where the cloud and the web is the computer, system security and...

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The fluffiest (usable) clouds have solid foundations

Given the 3D (or perhaps 4D) honeycomb of interconnected blocks that now comes together to form the increasingly cloud-native nature of the modern IT double-helix, it is perhaps no surprise that the term ‘IT stack’ has been...

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Crack, lack & slack: Three fragilities in the cloud pipeline

The rise of cloud-native DevOps functions along with the popularisation of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) and Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) does not necessarily make a perfect cloud, the flow is strengthening… but...

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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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