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MSPs make unlikely friends with public-cloud fat cats

MSPs make unlikely friends with public-cloud fat cats

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Today’s information-technology market is turning out to be an unlikely friend to smaller, managed service providers. Not only did public cloud not kill them as some foresaw, it actually paved the way for expansion. And mid-sized enterprises may even prefer them over hyperscalers. The twists in the service-provider market during recent years are reflected in phoenixNAP […]

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Unicorn sighting: Druva lands $130M for its cloud-native data protection service

Unicorn sighting: Druva lands $130M for its cloud-native data protection service

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Cloud data protection startup Druva Inc. today said it has raised $130 million in new investment, bringing its total funding to $328 million and vaulting it into the ranks of “unicorns,” or startups with an estimated value of more than $1 billion. This is the seventh funding round for the company, which provides cloud-native backup and […]

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Q&A: AI, machine learning help UK public sector streamline services

Q&A: AI, machine learning help UK public sector streamline services

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Moving to the cloud can be beneficial for most agencies and industries, but it can also be challenging. Amazon Web Services Inc. is all too familiar with both the benefits and challenges associated with moving to a cloud-based platform. For the past 13 years, the company has been helping enterprises digitally transform via its on-demand cloud […]

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Can one managed-services package cure many hybrid IT headaches?

Can one managed-services package cure many hybrid IT headaches?

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When a company has a love/hate relationship with public cloud computing, things can get quite complicated. Having applications on-premises and in the cloud gives them a wide spread of information technology to reign in and manage. And having personnel purchase cloud products on their own can lead to runaway spending. Is there anywhere they can […]

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The race is on to bring public cloud on-prem: Who’s leading?

The race is on to bring public cloud on-prem: Who’s leading?

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The major cloud providers are all throwing their hats in the cloud on-premises ring. It makes market sense since most enterprise customers aren’t abandoning their data centers. But can companies really enjoy public cloud from the comfort of home? Are these vendors cloud washing ho-hum data-center tech? Are any really delivering the cloud operating model on-prem? […]

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What’s really inside Google’s new multicloud packaging?

What’s really inside Google’s new multicloud packaging?

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Customers have finally succeeded in dragging cloud providers kicking and screaming into their hybrid computing reality. Most aren’t ditching their on-premises data centers just yet, and vendors have gotten the message. Google Cloud Platform has joined the party, saying all the right words about hybrid-cloud and multicloud choice and portability. But does it actually have […]

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