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Not all cyberattacks are over data theft

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When executives consider the risk to their systems they often consider only the value of their data and that of their customers. Too rarely do they consider the intrinsic value of their raw computing power or how their computing systems could be used as part of a larger attack. Case in point, last week security […]

Comment mettre l’entreprise en marche avec un projet collaboratif

Par Mattis Vimard, Consultant Digital Strategy Les technologies collaboratives permettent à l’entreprise de mettre à disposition de ses salariés des moyens de communication multicanaux généralement rassemblés dans un environnement « cloud ». L’usage quotidien des mails, de la messagerie instantanée, des visioconférences, des réseaux sociaux ou autres applications professionnelles en est ainsi facilité. Mais le […]

Is Mesosphere surrendering to Kubernetes?

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Until recently there were three major contenders for the spot as top cloud container orchestration program: Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere. It’s now down to two. Mesosphere has thrown in the towel and is adopting Kubernetes into DC/OS. Is this really a surrender? Mesosphere CEO Florian Leibert argues it’s not. His position is Mesosphere and Kubernetes […]

The rise of container orchestration storage standards

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Containers are everywhere and thanks to Docker, CoreOS, and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), we have container standards pretty much nailed down. When it comes to container orchestration, we have three major contenders, Docker Swarm, Mesosphere, and Kubernetes, with Kubernetes pulling into the lead. But, when it comes to container orchestration storage standards we […]

When the cloud meets storm clouds

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It was quite a summer, with an unfortunate stretch of natural disasters — both hurricanes and earthquakes – leading to widespread devastation in some regions. From a business continuity and disaster recovery standpoint, there’s a lot to think about it. What’s a CIO or IT manager to do? Well, for starters, don’t put all your […]

Azure, availability zones, and stability

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Generally speaking, a public cloud is more stable than your private servers. After all, in a typical public cloud data center, there are hundreds of thousands of servers. When one server goes down, or even if a few dozen do, it’s no big deal. But, as Murphy’s law dictates: “Anything that can go wrong will […]

Get a jumpstart on analytics

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A recently developed offering showcasing DXC’s partnership with Microsoft focuses on an area that is top-of-mind for many: analytics. At DXC, we are enhancing our analytics platform that leverages Microsoft Azure cloud services and Power BI in a way that can help enterprises create next-generation applications with ease and efficiency. DXC Analytics Platform on Demand […]

CFOs are saving millions by moving to consumption-based IT models

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Flexible consumption-based IT models offer organisations a smart way to access new technology on a pay-per-use basis. By transitioning to a consumption-based model, organisations are saving millions in IT costs and experiencing ongoing YOY savings. Furthermore, transparent rates and pay-per-use pricing makes forecasting future IT expenditure easier and moves IT from a cost centre to […]

Federal government spending on cloud down in 2017. Wait, what?

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After several years of steady growth in federal government spending on cloud, we’re seeing the trend reverse in 2017. Depending on your source, federal government spending on cloud will contract 10-17% this year. Wait, what? How does this make sense given the strong growth of cloud consumption in the commercial sector? Has government lost the […]

SAP in the cloud made simple with Microsoft Azure

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Many businesses have run SAP via traditional on-premises platform solutions with strong results for a decade or more. Now, these same companies recognize that they must change to take advantage of the real-time visibility of business performance offered by a cloud-based version of SAP. Enterprises today know they need to “harness the power of the […]