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Video: The Value of Cloud Services in Times of COVID-19

by Rene Buest  |  March 19, 2020

Cloud computing has been on everyone's lips for many years, and not a day goes by without the media is writing about its growing importance. Tragically, it is now a...

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Cloud Migration - Not Always Easy as Pie or Lift and Shift

by Andrew White  |  January 6, 2020

I noted a couple of stories in the press recently that show how migrating applications and their associated data to the cloud isn’t as simple as lift and shift. Sure,...

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Get in control of your Azure environments with Policy Automation

by Richard Watson  |  December 18, 2019

Self-service access to cloud computing for IaaS and PaaS services is a new superpower. For example, developers can create or destroy virtual machines (VMs) or storage accounts on demand. You...

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How to Make Your Organization Successful in Public Cloud Tagging

by Marco Meinardi  |  December 17, 2019

If you use public cloud services at some scale, then you know you must tag your resources. You know you must use tagging so that your cost reports get nicely...

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A Comparison of Public Cloud Cost Optimization Tools is Now Available

by Marco Meinardi  |  December 12, 2019

If you're using public cloud infrastructure and platform services, I bet that you've been thinking about adopting a tool to cut down costs. You've been told that there is some...

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AWS Just Made Their Management Tools Ready for Multicloud

by Marco Meinardi  |  December 7, 2019

I am just back home after spending last week at AWS re:Invent in tiresome, noisy, vibrant and excessive Las Vegas. At Gartner, I cover cloud management and governance and I...

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Gartner’s cloud IaaS assessments, 2019 edition

by Lydia Leong  |  July 30, 2019

We’ve just completed our 2019 evaluations of cloud IaaS providers, resulting in a new Magic Quadrant, Critical Capabilities, and six Solution Scorecards -- one for each of the providers included...

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Updating Gartner’s cloud IaaS evaluation criteria

by Lydia Leong  |  July 30, 2019

In February of this year, we revised the Evaluation Criteria for Cloud IaaS (Gartner paywall). The evaluation criteria (now rebranded Solution Criteria) are essentially the sort of criteria that prospective...

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The Future of Database Management Systems Is Cloud

by Merv Adrian  |  June 23, 2019

On Friday, 20-June-2019, Gartner published new research titled "The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud" by Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian and Adam Ronthal. The thesis: cloud is now the default...

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Networking in the Public Cloud

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 14, 2019

We see quite a few network teams treating networking inside the public cloud (i.e., AWS, Azure, GCE) as “not my problem”. The scary thing is that IaaS networking capabilities are...

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