Cloud Computing

Huge Minute-by-Minute Impact of Never-Sleeping AI: 'Nothing Is Free'

Domo, known for its 'Data Never Sleeps' infographics, turns its attention to the relentless onslaught of AI.

Another Firm Woos Disgruntled VMware Customers to Migrate to Cloud

Many vendors have sought to capitalize on the November 2023 acquisition of VMware by Broadcom that resulted in controversy and disgruntled customers, and they continue today.

Google AI Blitz: Open Source 'Oscar' Agent Platform, Gemma 2, Project IDX, More

Google open sourced a platform for AI agents to take care of project maintenance shortly after announcing its latest/greatest open foundation model, Gemma 2, and boosting the Project IDX app-dev workspace amid a blitz of AI initiatives.

How AI Helps Me Write

AI helps Tom Fenton write in many ways, but generating entire articles isn't one of them, he says in explaining his workflow using ChatGPT, Grammarly, MS Word and more.

Google Unveils AI Video Creator

Google unveiled a new AI-powered video creation service as part of its Workspace Labs program where users can try out new AI features.

Cloud Giant AI Hegemony Shows Cracks

Microsoft's partnership with OpenAI led to enterprise AI leadership, soon accompanied by fellow cloud giants Google and AWS. The "Big 3" took turns one-upping one another in speeds/feeds, services, copilots and associated products, but the cloud AI hegemony may be cracking.

Cloud AI Hits Rock Bottom in Research Firm's 'Hype Cycle'

Cloud AI services are officially in the "trough of disillusionment," according to Gartner's latest report on AI hype.

Copilot in Azure

The always-skeptical Paul worries about this amazing AI tool dumbing down junior admins too much, but he's also impressed with the preview and excited about the possibilities, giving it the ultimate compliment: "It's really cool."

Cloud Security: Despite All the Tech, It's Still a People Problem

Even with all the technology bells and whistles and alerts and services and multi-factor authentication and social engineering training and enterprise-wide integrated cybersecurity platforms -- and articles like this -- the human factor is still one of the biggest threats to cloud security.

Thinking About Migrating Workloads to AWS? Do These Two Things First

Brient Posey recommends important tasks before experimenting with the Migration Hub.

Broadcom Aims VMware Cloud Foundation at Infrastructure Modernization

Broadcom's latest update to its VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) private cloud offering is aimed at boosting infrastructure modernization, increasing developer productivity and enhancing security/resiliency.

Microsoft Crushes Analytics/BI Market with Some Copilot Help

The Redmond cloud giant crushes Gartner's new "Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms" report, standing apart and alone atop the axes for both the ability to execute and completeness of vision.

Microsoft Talks AI, the Law and Jailbreaking

Microsoft's recent buzz about generative AI has had less to do with multimodal models and more to do with the law -- as in improving it and also bending it.

Lack of Cloud Infrastructure Makes for Strange AI Bedfellows

"Cloud hell may have just frozen over as Oracle and Google Cloud outlined a partnership that gives enterprises an option to combine Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Google Cloud," Oracle said this week. And that's not to mention OpenAI and Microsoft being involved also.

Options for Migrating from VMware to Microsoft

Paul lays out the options for an organization that's relied on VMware for virtualization needs but is finding the "sticker shock" too hot to handle and is looking for alternatives.

As VMware Competitors Circle, Broadcom Makes New Partners

VMware competitors have been quick to position themselves as alternatives amid the licensing/pricing upheaval following its acquisition by Broadcom, but the latter company has been busy fighting back with distribution deals of its own.

CloudBolt Paper Examines 'VMware Acquisition Aftermath'

CloudBolt published a whitepaper examining the aftermath of Broadcom's acquisition of VMware last year, finding concerns and disruptions among surveyed organizations.

Creating an AWS Route 53 DNS Firewall

Brien Posey provides step-by-step instructions for creating a firewall to prevent or allow specific DNS queries.

Veeam Publishes Ransomware Trends Report, Debuts 'Data Cloud Vault'

Ransomware specialist Veeam Software announced a new cloud storage service to securely store backup data off-site in an always-immutable and encrypted format, just as the firm published a new ransomware trends report.

After AWS Licensing Tiff, Broadcom Strengthens VMware/Azure Cloud Ties

Shortly after rumors of a tiff with AWS, Broadcom has strengthened its VMware ties with rival cloud giant Microsoft Azure, with the companies yesterday announcing plans to support VMware Cloud Foundation subscriptions on Azure VMware Solution.

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