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Cloud powers Trojan Battery through COVID-19 lockdown

Trojan Battery’s director of IT has been a believer in software as a service for years. With employees now on lock-down, he’s reaping the benefits of remote everything.

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April/May 2020: Why analytics initiatives still fail

Read on to learn the four key areas that are hindering analytics success and how to address them.

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6 tips for renegotiating service contracts

Tight times require a fresh look at existing contracts to see how costs can be curbed or new capabilities can be obtained — but a collaborative ‘win-win’ approach is your best bet.

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SAP drops co-CEO, lowers revenue forecast in face of COVID-19 pandemic

In what could be a bellwether for the tech industry, SAP dials down forecasts while offering delays or financing on payments for budget-constrained CIOs.

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10 ways coronavirus will impact your outsourcing strategy

From business continuity challenges to pricing model modifications, the COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects on IT service delivery, as IT leaders adjust and prep for the new, new normal.

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KeyBank calculates the cost of analytics in the cloud

With its on-premises capacity filling up, KeyBank is pivoting its analytics efforts to the cloud — a shift that will mean big changes to how its users work, given the variable costs of queries and egress.

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Finding the right balance in multi-cloud data management

IT leaders today have a lot more to consider in building a cloud-based and data-driven infrastructure than juggling resources and maintaining costs.

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Cloud repatriation rescues CIOs from mounting costs

The public cloud is a boon for getting applications up and running in a jiffy, but some CIOs have found that business agility comes at a premium and are rethinking their deployments via repatriation.

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Containers and Kubernetes: 3 transformational success stories

This powerful combo of workload portability and orchestration has become an invaluable business asset in multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments.

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3 things you should know about cloud security in 2020

The cloud computing market is poised to be worth $623 billion by 2025. Still, despite all the excitement about its benefits, there are downsides.

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Cloud 2.0 is coming – and it’s what you thought Cloud 1.0 would be

The cloud has changed the way we think about data management and distributed workloads. With one big gotcha. Thankfully, that’s about to change.

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Posture management: Cloud security tools rise in wake of breaches

Capital One’s breach highlighted the pressing need for IT leaders to shore up misconfiguration errors. That’s where cloud security posture management and other tools come into play, experts say.

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Why AI as a service is poised to take off

Like SaaS before it, AIaaS is a boon for businesses that want tap into the power of AI — without the time and expense of developing their own AI-based systems.

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The two things customers want from cloud vendors

Cloud vendors could go a long way toward building trust with their customers and differentiating themselves in the market with two key changes in their approach.

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IBM puts Power Systems in SAP’s cloud

SAP and IBM offer a new (certified) home for big databases in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.

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Oracle unleashes cloud-based data science platform

The database giant is leveraging assets from its acquisition of DataScience.com to deliver a new enterprise-grade, cloud-based data science platform focused on collaboration.

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10 hidden cloud gotchas to watch out for

The upsides of the cloud are well known. But IT leaders seeking to capitalize on cloud services should beware these cloud-specific issues that can impact your strategy — and the bottom line.

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Public cloud: Real-world examples of strategic success

The public cloud has gone mainstream, with companies leveraging it as a strategic tool for digital transformation. IT leaders lend advice on migrating to public cloud services to drive business agility and innovation.

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7 cloud cost management tips

As cloud budgets rocket skyward, a growing number of enterprises are looking for ways to cap costs. Check out these tips designed to bring cloud expenditures back to earth.

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5 hot infrastructure and operations trends — and 4 going cold

When it comes to infrastructure and production systems, stability is king. And yet change persists, as organizations seek greater security and faster speeds — without sacrificing reliability.

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