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Target brings in Facebook vet to lead tech ops

Dive Brief: Target has brought in a Facebook veteran as senior vice president of infrastructure and operations for its tech team. The mass merchant said Monday in a press release that Hari Govind will oversee cloud computing, network connectivity…

AT&T, IBM build on 20-year history with cloud, networking agreement

Dive Brief: AT&T Business and IBM inked a joint agreement Tuesday, where Big Blue will serve as the telecommunication company's primary developer and cloud provider operational applications. AT&T Business will also serve as the main software…

Calculating the Kube roots: Why 2019’s KubeCon represented a milestone for the industry

The latest iteration of KubeCon and CloudNativeCon, which took place in Barcelona last week, felt like something of a milestone – and not one shoehorned in for marketing purposes, either. It is true however that Kubernetes came into being…

New figures show increasing Chinese influence across Asia Pacific cloud markets

Amazon may still have an iron grip on cloud infrastructure across all geographies – but in Asia Pacific (APAC) at least, Chinese cloud providers are closing the gap. That’s according to a new study from Synergy Research, which argues the…

How leveraging APIs will help to enable comprehensive cloud security

Cloud computing has utterly transformed the IT industry, requiring organisations to make fundamental changes to how they design, deploy, manage and optimise their security strategy. Many organisations, however, are simply using the same security…

Cloud providers are under attack - and sabotaged services will freeze operations

Over the next two years, cloud service providers will be systematically sabotaged by attackers aiming to disrupt critical national infrastructure (CNI) or cripple supply chains. Organisations dependent on cloud services will find their operations…

HSBC focuses cloud and DevOps vision with $10 million investment

HSBC has been moving towards a cloud-first world - and the bank's latest endeavour has shed light on how it is pushing ahead in the DevOps sphere. The company is investing $10 million (£7.8m) in capital investment to CloudBees, the continuous…

Why legacy IT vendors are seeking cloud niche viability

Leading hyperscale cloud service providers continue to disrupt the traditional IT infrastructure vendor landscape, as more enterprise CIOs and CTOs expand their adoption of multi-cloud strategies that marginalise the remaining applications…

Unravel Data secures $35 million series C funding to help combine APM with big data muscle

Meet Unravel Data. The California-based big data software provider has secured $35 million (£27.1m) in a series C funding round – with the aim of revamping the application performance management (APM) space. The round was led by Point72…

Four key ways to optimise your cloud spending in 2019: A guide

The last six years have seen a rapid acceleration in the use of cloud computing. Enterprises of all sizes and across industries are now turning to cloud infrastructure and pursuing cloud-first strategies. As IT departments increasingly shift…

Exploring WAN data acceleration: Is edge computing really necessary?

Most traditional forms of dealing with network and data latency, as well as packet loss, fall short of their promise. This includes WAN optimisation. SD-WANs are great, but their performance can also be improved by adding a WAN data acceleration…

SAP embraces AWS, Microsoft and Google for clearer cloudy customer journeys

For vendors who aren’t at the very top tier of the cloud industry, it can sometimes be a case of Muhammad and the mountain. You can use their migration path to the cloud, or you can just get Amazon, Microsoft, or Google to do it for you.…