As part of a wider effort to bolster the security of its cloud platform, Google this week unveiled a new dashboard-type solution to help organizations monitor their cloud environments.
Beyond management applications there are more practical concerns that need to be borne in mind when thinking about engaging in hybrid and multi-cloud IT deployments.
A stagnant and feature-poor market has grown into a rich and vibrant ecosystem filled with a variety of offerings to meet any need.
If you've been tasked with embracing the cloud, how exactly do you get there? Here's a rundown of the basic workloads to consider.
I can't tell you which monitoring solution is right for your mix of workloads and infrastructure, but I can tell you what to keep an eye out for.
The level of attention to privacy, security and data sovereignty won't be easy. Companies that haven't already started down this path are potentially in deep, deep trouble.
Microsoft this week described its plans to increase its number of cloud datacenter regions, expanding the global reach of its Azure and Office 365 services.
With a mixture of backup methods, understanding the workloads to be protected and tackling technical debt, even the smallest organizations can achieve near-zero data loss.
Microsoft recently added new Azure Virtual Machine sizes, with options for running isolated and GPU-based workloads.
VMware announced a wide-ranging initiative to simplify multi-cloud adoption and expand its Cloud Services portfolio.
Not all backup and DR solutions support all methods, and not all methods are appropriate for all workloads. Choose wisely.
Be sure to familiarize yourself with the limitations and capabilities of cloud DR.
Brian Posey walks through the basic concept of a VPC.
Hundreds of critical enterprise services were reportedly affected by an Amazon Web Services cloud platform outage on Friday.
Microsoft has released its Azure Migrate planning tool for moving on-premises virtual machines and applications to Azure datacenters.
The cloud might be the future, but there's no rush -- take the time to do it right.
Using a major public cloud provider or a services provider's cloud for disaster recovery (DR) requires a lot of thought. Trevor Pott runs down what you need to consider.
In a move widely seen as a direct challenge to current cloud-infrastructure leaders Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), Google Inc. and Microsoft, Oracle Corp. announced plans this week to quadruple its current datacenter operations across Asia, Europe and the Americas.
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Few companies can afford to maintain a second site for backup purposes, which means cloud backups are becoming increasingly popular. Here's what you need to know to get started.