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May 14, 2018 – 2:22 am | Comments Off on Cloud – Should I Care or Not?

What is cloud, or cloud computing… or more importantly, what is cloud to you?  To Netflix it is a way to get large amount of (streaming) data to a wide audience across significant geographical regions …

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Carrier cloud needs 5G wireless networks, other drivers for success
June 18, 2018 – 10:56 am | Comments Off on Carrier cloud needs 5G wireless networks, other drivers for success

All of the wondrous software-based efforts we hear about clearly need something for the software to run on: an efficient, software-centric, hardware-based cloud configuration we call carrier cloud. Most everything on operators’ lists of transformational goals can be done with the carrier cloud, but the big question is really how the carrier cloud will get deployed in the first place.

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We have transitional strategies for 5G wireless built on current wireless deployments, but no significant carrier cloud deployments currently exist. So, how will carriers get there, and what infrastructure do they need to exploit? The answer is 5G can play a role, and that role could accelerate the software-based cloud transformation overall. While 5G may be the main driver, other short-term drivers can help get the job done.

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SaaS vs IaaS vs on-premise: What if moving to the cloud is not the answer?
June 18, 2018 – 10:18 am | Comments Off on SaaS vs IaaS vs on-premise: What if moving to the cloud is not the answer?
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For many organisations, moving to the cloud makes complete business sense. If I set up a business now, I would run all my IT in the cloud. But that doesn’t mean a ‘cloud for everything’ …

Hortonworks Data Platform turns 3.0; new cloud partnerships announced
June 18, 2018 – 10:09 am | Comments Off on Hortonworks Data Platform turns 3.0; new cloud partnerships announced
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It’s a bit of an adage in the software world that when a product gets to its third version, it really hits its stride. First versions are usually what we now call minimally-viable product (MVP) …

Google Cloud Platform flexes its muscles in aggressive push for cloud supremacy
June 15, 2018 – 10:36 pm | Comments Off on Google Cloud Platform flexes its muscles in aggressive push for cloud supremacy
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The giants of the public cloud computing industry are extremely well known. Based on their usage, the top three vendors are AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. They each have their own unique purposeful …

Even for Virtualized Networks, Hardware Vendor Choice Matters
June 15, 2018 – 10:26 pm | Comments Off on Even for Virtualized Networks, Hardware Vendor Choice Matters
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Fifth-generation (5G) cellular promises gigabit speeds, single-digit-millisecond latencies and mission-critical reliability. To deliver on those promises, mobile operators and the companies that serve them need to take a fundamentally different approach to infrastructure.

The foundation for …

The Security Benefits Behind the Software Defined Network
June 15, 2018 – 10:11 am | Comments Off on The Security Benefits Behind the Software Defined Network
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Software defined Networking is here, and there’s plenty of talk about what this means for security. As Ericka Chickowski wrote in Security Must Adjust as SDN Goes Mainstream we know one thing: security will need …

Transforming with the Cloud: If Not Now, When?
June 15, 2018 – 9:49 am | Comments Off on Transforming with the Cloud: If Not Now, When?
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The question of whether to move to the cloud is no longer relevant for most organizations. Migrating workloads to the cloud has already become an inevitable requirement for a vast majority of companies regardless of …

Data science moves away from big data towards containers and cloud
June 14, 2018 – 1:26 am | Comments Off on Data science moves away from big data towards containers and cloud
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Traditional Hadoop-style big data is giving way to cloud and container solutions like Docker, according to the results of a new survey. The State of Data Science survey, carried out by Python data science platform …

Why data scientists are trading traditional big data for cloud-native tech
June 14, 2018 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Why data scientists are trading traditional big data for cloud-native tech
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Cloud-native data science is on the rise, as traditional Hadoop-centric big data infrastructure falls out of favor, according to a Wednesday report from data science platform Anaconda. The company surveyed 4,218 data science students, professionals, …