Can you keep a cloud-powered data lake from becoming a data swamp?
Let’s face it: Making business decisions on chance or a hunch is so 20th century. In the past fifteen years, data-driven decision-making has become standard for modern enterprises,…
Preparing Expectations for a Cloud Move
No matter how many challenges they face, enterprises both small and large have come to embrace the cloud as an essential part of their their business plans. That’s more…
Best Practices for Data Security in the Cloud
The cloud, in its many forms, has permeated workflows worldwide. For most enterprises, the main question regarding cloud migration has changed from “if” to when.” While security is less of a concern due to the cloud’s well-regarded security measures, when data lives in multiple places (like private clouds, public clouds, and on local servers), keeping it secure is a larger challenge than most people think.
Modernizing Business Processes in the Cloud
There are two types of modern enterprises: One, a company that had great success without a digital model, and two, a company whose entire presence is built online….
The Functional Power of Serverless Computing
The constant evolution of the cloud computing world means new applications, processes, and software are introduced on seemingly a daily basis. But how modern apps and software are…
Three benefits powering the cloud hype
Cloud computing’s roots go back to the start of the computer age, when the shared access mainframes of the 70s and 80s laid its foundation. Less than a decade later, virtual machines (VMs) and virtual private servers (VPS) created new efficiencies in sharing hardware resources. Powered by a single piece of hardware, not only was it expensive to maintain the infrastructure but any outage or malfunction also spelled disaster for sites or apps.
20 Years of CSS
Initially released on December 17, 1996, CSS is celebrating its 20th year of being an essential web style language. Web trends seemingly change over night, but here are five major events in…
Multiple Clouds in the Modern Workflow
The evolution of the digital workflow opened up a whole new marketplace for cloud-based productivity apps and software The sales pitch is almost the same: Improved workflow, portability, cost-efficiency, fewer infrastructure changes, and all powered by the cloud. Almost never locked into one ecosystem, modern employees use multiple clouds to power their always on, anywhere, any time workflow.
OpenStack’s New Home? The Private Cloud
OpenStack has been on the tip of the tongue of so many players in the infrastructure world for the better part of this decade. And for good reason: The free open source software platform, generally deployed as an infrastructure as a service (IaaS), has a multitude of cloud-related functions.
Atlassian Leverages AWS to Power Their European Cloud
In what appears to be a common trend in 2017, cloud-based companies have found a burgeoning market of European enterprises who need access to zippy software and technology….