Hybrid Cloud

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Beware of hybrid IT washing in 2018

Just as vendors jumped on the cloud bandwagon ten years ago, creating the cloud-washing phenomenon (declaring everything “ready for cloud”), hybrid washing will run rampant

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Taking hybrid IT from accident to strategy

There are several key steps organizations can take to pivot their accidental hybrid IT reality to a well-developed strategy

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Hybrid cloud is a necessity. Here’s how to start

Going hybrid is one vendor pitch you should take seriously as you begin moving your infrastructure and apps to the cloud

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AI, IoT, and the hybrid cloud: the triumvirate of IT’s future

The only way to build for this technological union is with a hybrid multi-cloud platform. But what does that look like?

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Hybrid cloud? Private cloud? Public cloud? Multicloud? How to choose

It used to be cloud or no cloud, now it’s an argument around private, hybrid, public, and multicloud architectures. Don’t make the wrong choice

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Cloud confidence: Overcoming the need to control

Cloud computing requires us to rethink our IT models, but the benefits in cost, scalability, transparency are unparalleled

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Don’t waste your time with a hybrid cloud

The Achilles heel of the hybrid cloud is the private cloud, a technology platform that just isn’t up to the job

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Best practices for migrating data to the cloud

Moving petabytes of production data is a trick best done with mirrors. Follow these steps to minimize risk and cost and maximize flexibility

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Understand the multicloud management trade-off

Tools that abstract away the complexity of running multiple clouds can also hide powerful cloud-native features

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What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now

Cloud computing has evolved beyond basic SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS offerings, as the cloud matures to become the engine of enterprise technology innovation

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Bank battle for innovation and market share needs huge live data crunching

From self-service chatbots to faster loan decisions, next-generation banking needs big data to be crunched in real time or it won’t deliver the level of service customers expect.

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How to avoid downtime and disruption when moving data

Increasingly organizations need to move data between data centers and/or the cloud, but the risk of downtime during transition is a sticking point.

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The hybrid evolution of IT

The digital transformation of today is a hybrid evolution of IT, and IT must drive the change to meet the business's needs.

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What’s behind VMware’s Wavefront acquisition?

Wavefront's software is designed to help CIOs monitor cloud systems at a time when most IT departments are speeding up application deployment with DevOps

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Microsoft's new software tool helps enterprises evaluate cloud move

All customers can now access the Azure hybrid use discounts previously limited to companies that had enterprise agreements with Microsoft

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How to get the most out of data, services in a multi-cloud world

The reality for the vast majority of enterprises is that their IT, and thus their data and services, will span multiple data centers and computing clouds.

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Azure Stack: Microsoft's better plan for a hybrid cloud

If you want a public cloud's advantages but need to keep some data and functions on-premises, Microsoft has something for you

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Azure Stack preview reveals Microsoft's hybrid cloud vision

Azure Stack has many of the same features in Azure, but Microsoft's plan to create a winning hybrid cloud is as hardware-centric as it is software-powered

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