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A reference architecture for multicloud

Complexity is the order of the day for multicloud. Here's my vision of how all the pieces fit together

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What to do with legacy apps that can’t migrate to the cloud

Some applications are not pragmatic to move, so find a way to make them someone else’s headache

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Cloud computing finally getting green cred

Many have villainized the rise of cloud computing as a major carbon emitter, but the truth should not surprise most cloud pros

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7 best practices for managing a multi-cloud environment

Multi-cloud strategies and hybrid IT environments bring a set of challenges that technology leaders might not have expected.

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Enterprises are still spending on data centers. What gives?

The tremendous growth in money spent on cloud computing was supposed to reduce data center costs, but new survey says no

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Your excess server resources are wanted in the cloud

The opportunity to leverage private server resources could make or save money for both parties, but governance and security are real concerns

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How IBM plans to compete in the cloud

IBM hopes to reduce the complexity of moving workloads to the cloud through Cloud Paks,’ its series of specialized packaged offerings that enterprise can implement relatively quickly. But is it enough?

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Review: Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Windows Server 2019 includes updates that Microsoft introduced over the past three years as well as many new security, administration, storage and Azure cloud integration features.

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Data centers can learn sustainability from the cloud

Most of the proposed solutions for green data centers need improvement. It’s time to be more invasive and take a few lessons from cloud multitenancy

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Life cycle management: Let the sunshine in

Although superficially you can be very standardized, life cycle events of all the parts can still turn the landscape into a hard problem

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Coming soon: Eco-friendly data centers | TECH(feed)

As the push for sustainability across all businesses intensifies, so too will the push for greener IT infrastructure. Data centers are notorious for giving off thermal energy and being somewhat energy inefficient. Researchers at Rice...

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The cloud is the greener way to go

Debate over the effect of cloud computing on the planet is ongoing, but between the cloud or a traditional data center, the better choice is clear

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What is infrastructure as code? A big step up from server scripting

IAC is more powerful than scripting and almost a necessity in the era of cloud computing to manage all your servers

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7 building blocks of the modern data center

Learn the key aspects of today's data center, from hyperconvergence to flash storage to hybrid connections.

Quick guide: Digital transformation and the agile enterprise

Enterprise transformation is hard. But when you build a platform for continuous change, putting new ideas into production becomes a lot easier

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