Nicole Henderson



New Microsoft Resource Compares Azure and AWS Cloud Services at a Glance
Microsoft wants to make it easy for developers to be able to compare its cloud services to those available on Amazon Web Services (AWS), launching a cloud service map on Monday that allows users to see equivalent services across the two hyperscale cloud platforms at a glance.
Accenture Left AWS S3 Buckets Containing Cloud Credentials Open to Public
Accenture left four Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 buckets open and downloadable to the public, containing software for its Accenture Cloud Platform enterprise cloud offering and other sensitive internal data, security researchers said today.
For CIOs to Stay Relevant, They Must Think Big
CIOs who want to stay relevant must think beyond controlling cost and engineering processes, and start thinking of their role as it relates to business objectives, including driving revenue and talent development, according to the 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey.
Report: Amazon Cloud Market Share Growth to Suffer as Alibaba, Google Gain
Amazon Web Services may still be the behemoth in public cloud, but it will see growth erosion in share as competitive pressure increases, according to a new report by Gartner.
Dell Arms Partners to Sell Storage in Challenging Market
Dell says its focus for the second half will be in making sure its partners have what they need to bring growth to its storage business.
Google Claps Back at AWS, Extends Per-Second Cloud Billing
A week after Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced per-second billing for EC2 and EBS instances, Google said that starting today, per-second billing is available on a number of its cloud services, including Compute Engine.
New Bill Aims to Incentivize Federal Agencies to Update Legacy IT Systems
The Senate passed the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act earlier this week as part of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Cloud Skill Shortage Costs Large Enterprises $258 Million Each Year: Report
Large enterprises are losing hundreds of millions of dollars each year because they don’t have the right cloud expertise in place to deploy cloud platforms quick enough, according to a report released by Rackspace today.
AWS Per-Second Billing Reflects Push to More Granular Cloud Workloads
One of the promises of the cloud is the ability to spin up workloads as needed, only paying for what you use.
Ellison Promises Cost Savings in Switch from AWS to Oracle Cloud
Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is not backing down from Amazon Web Services (AWS), promising customers that Oracle Cloud will be cheaper and smarter than its biggest competitor through the use of automation.
IBM to Remove Cloud Migration Hurdles with New Data Transfer Device
One of the barriers for enterprises storing data in the cloud is data migration, a process that has traditionally been slow and costly, hindered by network limitations.
Equifax Says Unpatched Apache Struts Flaw Behind Massive Security Breach
Equifax officials said today that its massive security breach was possible via unpatched web application server vulnerability Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638, confirming what some in the security community expected to be the case last week when the news first broke.
HP Adds Fleet Analytics to Device as a Service Offering
HP introduced several enhancements to its HP Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering this week in Chicago where it is hosting its HP Reinvent global partner conference.
Equifax Breach Displays Every Bad Security Practice
If you have a credit card or an internet connection, you are probably well aware of the Equifax security breach that exposed personal information belonging to 143 million customers in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.
One Week Left: Apply for the 2017 Talkin' Cloud 100 Today
There is just one week left to apply to the 2017 Talkin' Cloud 100, the seventh annual list of the top 100 cloud service providers (CSPs) in the industry.