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Confidence in public cloud grows, but challenges persist
“As organisations continue to radically transform their infrastructures and rely more on the public cloud, they are uncovering new connectivity and security challenges."
IDC: Public cloud IT infrastructure revenue growth remained strong in third quarter of 2020
Meanwhile, investments in traditional, non-cloud, IT infrastructure declined -8.3% year over year in 3Q20.
Gartner: COVID-19 propels public cloud adoption
Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 18.4% in 2021 to total $304.9 billion.
Bringing cloud technology to the data centre — the journey to a data-driven business
If data scientists can access high-quality data more easily, then organisations can make more informed data-driven decisions and respond to threats and opportunities.
Why organisations should consider the move to a multi-cloud environment
Utilising multiple cloud platforms offers Australian organisations a compelling set of benefits, writes ManageEngine product consultant Monisha Ravi.
Gartner reveals the top strategic tech trends for 2021
“CIOs are striving to adapt to changing conditions to compose the future business - this requires the organisational plasticity to form and reform dynamically. Gartner’s top strategic technology trends for 2021 enable that plasticity.”
Six steps for effective public-sector cloud adoption in a post-COVID world
Governments and agencies need to continue to assess the way they operate so they can be best positioned to deliver services in the new world in which they now have to operate.
IDC: Public cloud revenue reaches $233 billion in 2019
"Enterprises talked about cloud journeys of up to ten years. Now they are looking to complete the shift in less than half that time."
Q&A: Barracuda VP on how SD-WAN can aid in public cloud adoption
Techday caught up with Barracuda RVP of public cloud & strategic alliances Chris Hill to discuss why SD-WAN is fast becoming the launch pad into the cloud.
Public cloud spending and revenues to soar in 2020
The sector will see its revenues grow from US$243 billion in 2019 to $258 billion this year, according to new research from Gartner.
Video: Business unusual with Ingram Micro NZ
Leaders from NZ's biggest distributor offer resellers and MSPs advice on how to move forward in a post-COVID world, and explains how Ingram can help.
Thales takes eSIM platform onto Google Cloud
The company’s public cloud-based version of its eSIM Remote Subscription Platform will initially run on Google Cloud.
Cloudscene develops new pathfinder app for IBM Cloud
Cloud Pathfinder for IBM Cloud facilitates connections to on-ramp providers that offer IBM Cloud Direct Link Services to customers.
Alibaba Cloud to invest US$28 billion in cloud infrastructure
It will also focus on building ‘the next-generation data centers’, with the goal to bolster digital transformation both when the world eventually emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interview: Barracuda decision-makers discuss public cloud security
Last month, Barracuda released a report outlining the security barriers organisations must overcome to adopt the public cloud, as studies reveal that security was the top concern for such organisations.
Alibaba Cloud fastest-growing in public cloud market
After AWS and Azure, Alibaba Cloud is the third biggest public cloud provider in the market and is showing no sign of slowing down.
Singapore firms sceptical of public cloud due to security concerns
Of those respondents from Singapore, 96% say security concerns are holding back their organisation’s move to public cloud – a figure that is much higher than the global average of 70%.
Security concerns roadblock for public cloud adoption in Australia
"While adoption rates for public cloud continue to grow, security is still the leading roadblock for Australian organisations."
Australia’s digital transformation: Can’t sweat it? Don’t sweat it
What may have seemed a short-term benefit may soon change: a monthly subscription from a public cloud provider may suddenly turn to bill shock after the realisation that it can’t be turned off.
Asia Pacific economies poised for public cloud boom, says Google Cloud
Public cloud will create more than 1.6 million jobs and contribute US$450 billion to global economies, according to a new Google Cloud report.
On the shoulders of open source, cloud stands tall – BlackLine
Open source changed software development, but its impact could pale in comparison to the public cloud, writes Pete Hirsch.
Gartner outlines top five public cloud IaaS providers worldwide
The total market, which swelled with 31.3% growth in 2018 to a total of $32.4 billion, is displaying strong signs of consolidation as the dominant players swoop in.
Check Point releases report on public cloud security challenges
Unauthorised access, insecure interfaces, misconfigurations and account hijacking named as the biggest vulnerabilities in the public cloud.
Cybersecurity market increasingly competitive as public cloud segment grows
Cybersecurity solutions for public cloud and ‘as a service’ offerings are continuing to grow, however traditional hardware and software deployments still dominate the market.