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The great cloud computing surge

Driven in part by the pandemic, cloud computing adoption has reached new heights. These five articles take a close look at the implications.

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IoT cloud services: How they stack up against DIY

AWS, IBM, and Microsoft, with the capacity to handle massive data sets, machine learning, and AI in the cloud, have created managed services to support IoT, but is that best for enterprises?

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Oracle commits to Arm in the cloud

Oracle Cloud is offering VM instances, low-cost tools, and some free processing powered by Ampere Altra Arm processors.

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Pure Storage inches toward a cloud business model

The company is offering its products and capabilities as services in a hybrid multi-cloud world.

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IT vendors push on-prem, pay-per-use hardware

Cisco, Dell, HPE, and others are ramping up efforts to deliver usage-based pricing models and managed services for on-prem servers, storage and networking gear.

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IBM moves toward consumption-based mainframe pricing

IBM now offers Tailored Fit Pricing options for hardware and software with an eye toward hybrid-cloud enterprises.

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Dell delivers lineup of on-prem, pay-per-use hardware

Dell Apex consumption-based storage, server, and hyperconverged services are designed to enable cloud-like pricing and deployment flexibility in on-premises environments.

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HPE kicks off software-defined storage-as-a-service

HPE is rolling out Data Services Console, a cloud offering that utilizes HPE Aruba Edge Services Platform to support AI-based analytics, workflow automation, and security.

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Cisco adds to its Catalyst software stack for back-to-work safety

Cisco expands DNA Spaces location services to Catalyst 9000 switches as workplaces reopen post-COVID.

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Extreme CEO talks AI, automation, chip shortages

Extreme CEO Ed Meyercord says its tools that incorporate automation, AI, and ML can help IT catch more problems earlier and head them off before they hit the network.

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IBM buys Turbonomic for AIOps, hybrid-cloud management support

By acquiring Turbonomic, IBM gains tools that manage performance of everything from applications and containers to virtualization, cloud, and on-prem compute, storage, and network resources.

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Backup lessons from a cloud-storage disaster

Organizations that failed to make sure their cloud data was backed up properly learned the consequences the hard way when an OVHcloud data center burned last month.

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Cisco tool opens telemetry for advanced network, security analytics

Cisco Telemetry Broker works across enterprise siloes and has no ties to proprietary protocols or data.

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Cisco takes its first steps toward network-as-a-service

Cisco unwraps Cisco Plus, a NaaS offering focused on security and hybrid cloud for now

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Adam Selipsky returns to AWS as CEO. Now what?

The Tableau CEO and Salesforce executive is returning to Amazon Web Services after six years away to take over the cloud division when Andy Jassy moves on to the top Amazon job later this year.

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Top enterprise data-center trends you need to know

Enterprise data-center pros are embracing cloud services, growing high-speed networks, enabling remote workforces, and adopting automation and AI.

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Pure Storage, Equinix team for new bare-metal offerings

Partnership aims to offer bare metal as-a-service to provide enterprises more control, flexibility and speed during server provisioning.

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WAN challenges steer auto-rental firm to SASE

SASE helps global car-rental company Sixt strengthen its network security architecture and ride out COVID-19 challenges.

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