Cloud News & Articles

Digital strategy evolving as IT takes on 'evangelist' role

Dive Brief: The CIO and CEO are the "most aligned" C-suite members on a company's technology strategy, according to an Apptio survey of 555 global C-suite across nine industries. The CIO and CFO are the least aligned.   Almost two-thirds…

In an undersupplied talent market, companies must become remote-friendly

Dive Brief: In a strained tech talent market, 43% of developers say the ability to work remotely is the most important factor when considering a new role, according to a survey from New York cloud infrastructure provider Digital Ocean. The study,…

Microsoft wants to operate above a 99.995% Azure uptime

Dive Brief: Microsoft is working to improve Azure reliability across its 54 cloud regions, said Mark Russinovich, CTO of Microsoft Azure, in a blog post Monday. As part of the effort, Microsoft is adding a quality engineering team into the…

As its workforce gets younger, EY tries AI to enhance employee experience

Digital native millennials represent a growing slice of the 261,000 employees who power professional services firm EY. To respond to a connected workforce that seeks a better experience in the workplace, the London-based company turned to SAP's…

Target brings in Facebook vet to lead tech ops

Dive Brief: Target has brought in a Facebook veteran as senior vice president of infrastructure and operations for its tech team. The mass merchant said Monday in a press release that Hari Govind will oversee cloud computing, network connectivity…

AT&T, IBM build on 20-year history with cloud, networking agreement

Dive Brief: AT&T Business and IBM inked a joint agreement Tuesday, where Big Blue will serve as the telecommunication company's primary developer and cloud provider operational applications. AT&T Business will also serve as the main software…

Calculating the Kube roots: Why 2019’s KubeCon represented a milestone for the industry

The latest iteration of KubeCon and CloudNativeCon, which took place in Barcelona last week, felt like something of a milestone – and not one shoehorned in for marketing purposes, either. It is true however that Kubernetes came into being…

New figures show increasing Chinese influence across Asia Pacific cloud markets

Amazon may still have an iron grip on cloud infrastructure across all geographies – but in Asia Pacific (APAC) at least, Chinese cloud providers are closing the gap. That’s according to a new study from Synergy Research, which argues the…

How leveraging APIs will help to enable comprehensive cloud security

Cloud computing has utterly transformed the IT industry, requiring organisations to make fundamental changes to how they design, deploy, manage and optimise their security strategy. Many organisations, however, are simply using the same security…

Cloud providers are under attack - and sabotaged services will freeze operations

Over the next two years, cloud service providers will be systematically sabotaged by attackers aiming to disrupt critical national infrastructure (CNI) or cripple supply chains. Organisations dependent on cloud services will find their operations…

HSBC focuses cloud and DevOps vision with $10 million investment

HSBC has been moving towards a cloud-first world - and the bank's latest endeavour has shed light on how it is pushing ahead in the DevOps sphere. The company is investing $10 million (£7.8m) in capital investment to CloudBees, the continuous…

Why legacy IT vendors are seeking cloud niche viability

Leading hyperscale cloud service providers continue to disrupt the traditional IT infrastructure vendor landscape, as more enterprise CIOs and CTOs expand their adoption of multi-cloud strategies that marginalise the remaining applications…