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It's time to change your cloud operating model

Cloud changes a great deal of things, including how you operate. Here is some basic guidance so you don’t run off the rails

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Kubernetes is bringing ’multicloud 2.0’

As our thinking evolves around multicloud, we could be moving into a new, ‘open’ era

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Tiny clouds taking on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

A baker’s dozen of boutique clouds challenging the big three on speed, cost, flexibility, and even on-prem and hybrid cloud options

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Cloud service review: AWS vs. Microsoft Azure

Real IT users with hands-on cloud services experience compare Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

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More reasons to put secure data in the public cloud

The headlines might scare you into keeping data within your firewall, but the cloud is now the safest place. In the future, it may be the only option

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State of the cloud in 2019

The cloud is the perennial metatrend of enterprise tech, yet it remains poorly understood. Peek under the hood and today’s real benefits emerge.

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Public cloud winners take most

CIOs plan big increases in cloud spending in the coming year, with AWS and Azure first in line

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Don’t wait up for the open cloud

Many people envisioned an open, interoperable public cloud, but the reality has been somewhat different

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More secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

Learn the tricks and traps of the big three cloud providers and get better results from the cloud

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What your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

The big three cloud providers know a few architecture tricks that keep money in their pockets. Learn how to make their secrets work for you

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Implementing EDI with Azure Logic Apps

Microsoft’s serverless tools can simplify integrating EDI into your business processes

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Private clouds are dead—but there’s an afterlife

It’s no secret that traditional private clouds are on the decline. Extensions and middleware can fill the gap

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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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3 reasons to put ERP in the cloud

Moving ERP out of the corporate data center can improve security and data access—and save money

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The case for “stepping stone” private clouds

Proprietary public cloud analogs that work on premises have been around for a year now. Here’s what we’ve learned 

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A new wave of Azure services lifts Kubernetes and Cosmos DB

As always, Microsoft Build sees a myriad of announcements. What’s important and relevant for anyone building apps on Azure?

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Why workload-migration metrics get it wrong

Fancy algorithms predict time and costs to migrate data and applications to the public cloud. Sadly, they're rarely right

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AWS vs. Azure vs. Google Cloud: Which free tier is best?

Every major cloud provider has a free tier, but some offer more free services than others. Here’s how they compare

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