The cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) market continues to boom

The cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) market has enjoyed another quarter of strong growth, as businesses continue to migrate their workflows and build more cloud-native applications. This is according to a new report from analyst firm Canalys, which states that spending rose 36 percent for the quarter, hitting $47 billion. The same report asserts that expenditure was $5 billion higher than in …

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Global cloud market continues to boom

The global cloud market continues to boom as spending rises beyond on-prem infrastructure, new figures from analyst firm IDC suggest. According to the report, businesses spent $15.1 billion on cloud infrastructure in the first quarter of 2021, up 12.5 percent compared to the same period last year. On-prem infrastructure also recorded growth in the same timeframe, but only of 6.3 …

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Why decentralized IT governance continues to plague enterprise organizations

It’s a question as old as – well, not time, but it’s an old question. How should CIOs and IT professionals at enterprise companies manage software governance? While a smaller or mid-sized company may be able to effectively manage software applications, the more companies scale up, the greater the chance that a department or tech-savvy individual introduces Slack or a …

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Data exfiltration trend continues to grow among ransomware operators

More and more ransomware operators are stealing sensitive data before encrypting the target system and using it as leverage in negotiations. This is according to a new report from cybersecurity firm Coveware, which argues that roughly half of ransomware cases also involve data being taken hostage. When ransomware first started making headlines, security experts advised businesses and individuals not to …

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Oracle sees profit boost as remote working continues

Oracle published its earnings for the first quarter of the year, showing better results than what the analysts had expected. With Covid-19’s wind in its sails, Oracle managed to report higher revenue and net income and as a result, its shares jumped five percent yesterday. According to Reuters, remote working initiatives, as well as its data center business, were two …

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