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Cloud Computing: Businesses Build Multi-Cloud Strategies

By Dick Weisinger

Multi-cloud computing is the combination of public cloud environments from multiple cloud vendors. For example, AWS might be used for networking and Azure is used for database services. An IBM survey found that 85 percent of organizations are using a

Cloud Security: Problems Arise from Lack of Planning and Training

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses will spend more than $100 billion globally this year on security, according to analyst firm IDC. Increasingly, more of those budgets are directed towards cloud security. Cloud security in 2018 accounted for 18 percent of the total, but it

Security: Keeping In-Process Data Confidential

By Dick Weisinger

Data security. There are three data-protection scenarios for securing data in the cloud: Data at rest. Data in transit. Data in use. Traditionally the focus on data protection has been with data at rest and data in transit. Keeping data

Data: Enterprises Shift Data from On-Premise to Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Between 2017 and 2018, the database market size grew by 18.4 percent, according to Gartner. That’s big. But what’s bigger is what’s beneath the numbers: two-thirds of the growth came from the cloud. Adam Ronthal, analyst at Gartner, said that

IaaS: Today’s Big Vendors will Continue to Dominate

By Dick Weisinger

It’s likely that only the biggest of the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud providers will be able to survive. Sid Nag, research vice president at Gartner , said that “despite strong growth across the board, the cloud market’s consolidation