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Cloud in 2020: The year of edge, automation and industry-specific clouds

It was a banner year for cloud computing in2019. The area that gained the most ground was hybrid multicloud, which emerged as the favored strategy of enterprises looking for a flexible and efficient way to move their workloads to the cloud while reducing costs, boosting productivity and avoiding vendor lock-in. Those advantages are so significant […]

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5 cloud predictions for 2018

About this time last year, I provided a set of predictions for cloud in 2017. This year, I’ve been asked back again to gaze into my cloudy crystal ball once more. Looking back at my 2017 predictions, which focused on agility, infrastructure, public cloud and cloud adoption, they pretty much hit the mark. Here are […]

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5 cloud predictions for 2017

2016 has shown that expert predictions don’t always play out in quite the ways people expect. If anything, the mantra of “expect the unexpected” seems to be the only one to follow right now. With this as a backdrop, I thought about what the world of cloud might expect to see as 2017 begins. With […]

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Understanding dark data and its impact

Dark data, a form of operational data that is stored but typically not otherwise used, is important to consider when it comes to your cloud-based knowledge base. Your business collects that info, but it won’t use it for much else. That may sound difficult to bear, what with the data not being used for anything […]

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#CloudchatEU preview: European cloud predictions for 2015

What an incredible year it’s been for cloud computing in Europe. Whether you’re talking innovations, acquisitions, price wars or technological advancements, 2014 has been arguably the most significant in the history of cloud computing. And 2015 promises to be just as significant—if not more. With the year winding down, it’s the perfect opportunity to look […]

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December #cloudchat recap: 2012 review and 2013 predictions

The December #cloudchat took place on Dec. 13, from 4-5 p.m. ET.

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December #cloudchat: Looking back at 2012 and forward to 2013

For our last #cloudchat of 2012, we wanted to look back at this year in terms of how the cloud computing landscape has progressed.

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#Cloudchat: December chat will recap cloud computing in 2011, look forward to 2012 and beyond

The time has come for analysts, pundits, bloggers and media to publish their “2011 in review” reports. It’s been an interesting year in all respects, but particularly for cloud computing. For our final #cloudchat of 2011, we’ve lined up an all-star—and we mean all-star—panel to look back at 2011 and tell us what’s next for cloud in 2012.

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