The Top Cloud Daily News Stories of The Week

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Quora Spaces has added a new feature where you can see what content is most popular on our Cloud Daily feed there, which will hit 100,000 subscribers this week. Want to know the top stories 100,000 other Cloud and SaaS enthusiasts are reading?

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The Week in Cloud: March 17, 2019

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The Week in Cloud: A look at the stories in Cloud, SaaS, and business software that we found particularly useful and interesting. Number 2 is still awfully big in the largest market in all of Cloud: [link]. A huge donation, driven by the Cloud: [link].

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The Week In Cloud: May 26

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. The world, and the Cloud, is very interconnected. The post The Week In Cloud: May 26 appeared first on SaaStr. Incredible gesture by the head of the top PE firm buying SaaS companies.

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The Week In Cloud: June 2

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. The post The Week In Cloud: June 2 appeared first on SaaStr. I never knew. “The co-chief executive officer of Salesforce.com Inc.,

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Cloud Storage Security

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Most entrepreneurs around the world are adopting cloud storage due to its scalability, accessibility, and less IT overhead, making it cheaper. In comparison to locally implemented hardware, cloud storage is way cheaper hence cost-effective. Blog cloud storage

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The Week In Cloud: April 7, 2019

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. These options can be particularly appealing to SaaS companies with their recurring revenues: For now, hybrid cloud is what a lot of the biggest enterprises still want: Wow, Apple Music passes Spotify in the U.S:

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The Week In Cloud: May 5

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. AWS: -> “Slack disclosed that it signed a new five-year deal with AWS with an annual commitment to spend a minimum of $50 million on cloud services. One space in cloud where growth slowed.

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The Week In Cloud: May 5

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. China remains a challenge for enterprise Cloud companies, too . The post The Week In Cloud: May 5 appeared first on SaaStr.

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The Week In Cloud: May 19

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. The post The Week In Cloud: May 19 appeared first on SaaStr. Go long.

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The Week In Cloud: April 28, 2019

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Join our Quora group to get all of The Week in Cloud updates throughout the week. Woah, the cloud is on fire! “We have questioned whether Microsoft will ever see the profit margin of AWS at similar scale” The post The Week In Cloud: April 28, 2019 appeared first on SaaStr.

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The Week In Cloud: March 24, 2019

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Goodness : We forget about the OS in the Cloud, but we all need to still deal with things like Windows 7 IRL: One perspective on the Top 25 VCs in SaaS now: Pretty Funny. Alibaba is their AWS (or becoming it): The Cloud is better. There are 500+ Massive Cloud Data Centers Now.

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The Week In Cloud: March 31, 2019

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This is pretty darn impressive, and probably more importantly, shows the continued jaw-dropping growth of Cloud. Buy Microsoft Stock Because of Its Big Cloud Deals, Says JPMorgan. Amazon Web Services sharpens its focus on cloud security. "It’s

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Network monitoring in the hybrid cloud/multi-cloud era

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Even before organizations began moving software and infrastructure to the cloud, a typical enterprise used four to 10 tools just to monitor and troubleshoot their own networks, according to analyst and consulting firm Enterprise Management Associates.

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Beyond $1B ARR: Lessons from Zendesk on Why the Cloud is Unstoppable (Video + Transcript)

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The cloud’s biggest days are yet to come. The rise of the public cloud is driving a massive replatforming of the tech stack and customer experiences for every company. Like the notion, was cloud going to be the future? This cloud thing isn’t a certain thing yet, etc, etc.

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State of the Cloud 2019 from Bessemer Venture Partners (Video + Transcript)

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Join Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter and Kristina Shen as they take a look at trends and predictions for the cloud industry in 2019. This marks the company’s fifth annual in-depth look at the cloud computing industry. The five great private cloud companies.

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How Cloud Computing Can Help Marketers Succeed

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Image courtesy: Pexels Cloud computing has revolutionized data storage, but it’s done so much more. Using the cloud can help small businesses compete with the big dogs by saving a company money, improving productivity, and streamlining workflows. That’s where the cloud comes in.

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Serverless: The future of cloud computing?

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Serverless marks the next leg of the cloud journey as CIOs further abstract infrastructure and operations in pursuit of greater business agility.(Insider Insider Story

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Cisco connects with IBM to simplify hybrid-cloud deployment

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Cisco and IBM said the companies would meld their data-center and cloud technologies to help customers more easily and securely build and support on-premises and hybrid-cloud applications.

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IBM closes $34B Red Hat deal, vaults into multi-cloud

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A lot of our mutual clients are interested in doing a lot more," says Arvind Krishna, Senior Vice President, IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software in a blog post.

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How to monitor hybrid- and multi-cloud networks

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Most enterprises now use two or more cloud service providers, and 35% use up to five monitoring tools to keep tabs on hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments. What’s the best approach to full network visibility?(Insider Insider Story

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Top Global SaaS Trends You Should Know with Google Cloud and Zenoss (Video + Transcript)

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Join us for a fireside chat between Google Cloud and Zenoss, a leader in software-defined IT operations, as we discuss the most common and emerging challenges facing SaaS companies today for both technical and non-technical backgrounds. Eyal Manor – VP, Engineering @ Google Cloud.

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5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense

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Even the cloud has its limits. In certain situations a traditional data center is the best place to host one or more applications.(Insider Insider Story

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Catalant Profile and Perspectives Regarding Cloud and SaaS

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Over the past year, I’ve had the privilege of becoming affiliated with the rapidly growing Catalant expert network which has enabled me to extend my consulting services to a wider assortment of enterprises seeking help with their Cloud strategies.

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Cisco connects with IBM in to simplify hybrid cloud deployment

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Cisco and IBM said the companies would meld their data-center and cloud technologies to help customers more easily and securely build and support on-premises and hybrid-cloud applications.

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Moving ERP to the cloud? Expect delays

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Almost two-thirds of businesses are planning to migrate an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to the cloud or are already doing so, despite many of them having concerns about moving sensitive data, security and regulatory compliance. That’s according to the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), which asked 200 businesses about their ERP migration plans.

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Serverless: The future of cloud computing?

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Serverless marks the next leg of the cloud journey as CIOs further abstract infrastructure and operations in pursuit of greater business agility.(Insider Insider Story

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5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense

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A growing number of enterprises are pulling selected applications out of the cloud and returning them to their brick-and-mortar data centers. Cloud repatriation is gaining momentum as enterprises realize the cloud isn't always the best solution to IT cost, performance and other concerns.

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CSO50 2019: Seeding security in the cloud

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CS050 2019: Seeding security in the cloud. In these pages, you'll learn how award-winning organizations are rising to the cloud security challenge and finding new ways to protect data and assets, the value of digital trust and how to earn it, the most pressing mobile security threats, and 6 key elements of any good disaster recovery plan. [ Register to view the CSO Spring 2019 digital magazine. ].

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IBM overhauls mainframe-software pricing, adds hybrid, private-cloud services

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IBM continues to adopt new tools and practices for its mainframe customers to keep the Big Iron relevant in a cloud world. Check out What is hybrid cloud computing and learn what you need to know about multi-cloud. |

Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

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Cisco, at its Cisco Live customer event this week, took aim at that requirement by telling customers it added support for the company’s cloud-based security gateway platform – known as Umbrella -- to its SD-WAN software offerings. Insider Story

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Cloud Native Buildpacks reach the beta stage

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Cloud Native Buildpacks , an open source technology inspired by Heroku and Cloud Foundry buildpacks and intended to unify the buildpack ecosystem, has moved to a public beta release stage. The Cloud Native Buildpacks project was begun by Heroku and Pivotal and later joined the Cloud Native Sandbox under the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Buildpacks provide a higher level of abstraction for building container images than a Dockerfile, Docker’s native method.

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Google releases Anthos for cloud management

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Formerly known as Google Cloud Services Platform, Anthos is a Kubernetes -powered technology to build and manage hybrid applications, for on-premises or cloud deployments. Anthos is available on Google Cloud Platform with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), adding infrastructure around Kubernetes. The next step in cloud computing. | Keep up with the latest developments in cloud computing with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing newsletter. ].

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Eirini project brings Kubernetes to Cloud Foundry

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Eirini, an open source project that integrates the Cloud Foundry cloud application platform with the Kubernetes container management platform , is now available in a “tech preview” from IBM. An incubation project within Cloud Foundry Foundation, Eirini enables pluggable scheduling for the Cloud Foundry Application Runtime. With Eirini, Cloud Foundry users can choose between Diego and Kubernetes to orchestrate application container instances.

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Cisco, Google reenergize multicloud/hybrid cloud joint development

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Cisco and Google have expanded their joint cloud-development activities to help customers more easily build secure multicloud and hybrid applications everywhere from on-premises data centers to public clouds. Check out what hybrid cloud computing is and learn what you need to know about multi-cloud. The expansion centers around Google’s new open-source hybrid cloud package called Anthos, which was introduced at the company’s Google Next event this week.

Survey: Cloud monitoring, management tools come up short

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Cost and complexity are the top shortcomings of tools enterprises need for monitoring and managing their cloud services, according to Enterprise Management Associates.(Insider Insider Story

Moving ERP to the cloud? Expect delays

IT World

Almost two-thirds of businesses are planning to migrate an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to the cloud or are already doing so, despite many of them having concerns about moving sensitive data, security and regulatory compliance. That’s according to the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), which asked 200 businesses about their ERP migration plans.

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Recreating ERP in the Cloud – A Guest Commentary in Datamation

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Now that moving to the Cloud has become mainstream, it’s time for organizations to confront their biggest enterprise application challenge in the era of digital disruption – revamping their enterprise resource management (ERP) systems to keep up with the times. A clear indication of the shifting tides in the ERP market is the growing number of organizations that are replacing their installed systems with a new Cloud-based solution.

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How to staff the hybrid cloud

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When the Chicago-based architecture firm – which has 2,500 employees in 30 locations around the world – outgrew its SAN environment, Perkins+Will chose to migrate away from on-premises data centers and edge devices to a cloud-based storage system. Suddenly CIO Murali Selvaraj faced a difficult challenge: How to restructure the firm's 50-person global IT organization to meet the needs of the hybrid cloud ?

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IBM 'cloudifies' mainframe software pricing, adds hybrid, private cloud services

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IBM continues to adopt new tools and practices for its mainframe customers to keep the Big Iron relevant in a cloud world. Check out What is hybrid cloud computing and learn what you need to know about multi-cloud. |

Coding, cloud skills are most in demand for network pros

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To get ahead, network and data-center professionals should study up on "infrastructure as code" and capitalize on whatever cloud experience they can acquire.(Insider Insider Story

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IBM overhauls mainframe-software pricing, adds hybrid, private-cloud services

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IBM brings cloud consumption model to the mainframe, adds Docker container extensions(Insider Story

Cisco taps into AWS for data center, cloud applications

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Cisco Cloud ACI for AWS lets customers manage and secure applications running in the data center or in Amazon Web Service cloud environments(Insider Story

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Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

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At its Cisco Live customer event here this week, the company took aim at that need by telling customers it added support for the its cloud-based security gateway – known as Umbrella – to its SD-WAN software offerings. .

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