Confirming other data, a new State of the Cloud report from Flexera indicates the COVID-19 pandemic increased the use of cloud computing platforms among enterprises and small and medium-sized businesses.
Microsoft published an update on its Azure cloud business continuity efforts amid traffic strains caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that it had removed some restrictions put in place as cloud use exploded during a huge work-from-home surge.
Google's Anthos multi-cloud and hybrid application platform now works with the rival Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud computing platform, with upcoming support for Microsoft Azure now in preview.
Cisco's software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) offering will integrate with Google Cloud to create what they claim is the industry's first "application-centric multicloud networking fabric" -- Cisco SD-WAN Cloud Hub with Google Cloud -- coming in the first half of next year.
Cloud computing vendors Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) are increasingly taking their services to the edge in the era of IoT.
The National Science Foundation is tapping cloud-based quantum-computing platforms from AWS, IBM and Microsoft to further academic research.
VMware made news on a couple of fronts today, announcing its big VMworld 2020 conference is going digitial-only and introducing vRealize Operations Cloud, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering for wrangling operations in the VMware hybrid cloud.
Brien Posey, who frequently writes about various techniques for using PowerShell to manage Hyper-V virtual machines, demonstrates how the task automation and configuration management framework can also be used to manage AWS EC2 instances.
Microsoft last week confirmed that a March outage affecting Azure cloud services in Europe and the United Kingdom was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
If there was ever a crucial "use case" for cloud computing, it's a global pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the top concerns of enterprise CIOs, who are now prioritizing their spending on areas such as cybersecurity, public cloud, infrastructure and AI/ML.
In Part 1 of a series, Brien Posey goes hands-on to explain this AWS service that allows you to use machine learning to make predictions based on your data, but without having to do math or write code.
"Microsoft Azure is the most preferred cloud BI provider, followed by Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud," says Dresner Advisory Services in the 2020 edition of its continuing research, titled "Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence Market Study."
Survey confirms organizations are indeed moving their computing infrastructure to public clouds and that security is the top concern restricting faster adoption.
The cloud computing giants have teamed up with the federal government and academia to provide High Performance Computing (HPC) resources to further research about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The DevOps Institute has published a report on enterprise DevOps skills, finding that along with bedrock CI/CD talent, knowledge of cloud platforms and cloud environments is vital.
Open source champion Eclipse Foundation published its first Internet of Things (IoT) commercial adoption survey, finding that the movement may well live up to its considerable hype, furthered by hybrid cloud implementations.
Brien Posey explains how to keep tabs on your AWS storage usage, one of the biggest factors affecting EC2 virtual machine performance.
Amazon Web Services announced a public preview of Bottlerocket, a bare-bones Linux platform tailored for hosting containers.
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) announced a new beta offering to simplify the deployment of complicated machine learning (ML) workflows that often have a lot of moving, interdependent parts.