How serverless changes application development

Pete Johnson is a technical solutions architect at Cisco. Serverless software architectures have generated a lot of interest. How much interest? Like, 2000 people at a conference breakout session —that level of interest. The photo below shows Datadog devops evangelist Matt Williams delivering a session about Lambda at AWS re:Invent last December. The jam-packed venue was […] Read more »

Brilliant Future or Slow Decline? Digitization Changes the CIO Role

Digitization will allow CIOs to expand their careers and make a greater contribution to business value, but they must be flexible and ready to understand the maturity of digital efforts across the company. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:What IT Spending Forecasts Tell Us About the Future of ITIDG Contributor Network: The future is not the cloud […] Read more »

A Cloud Move Means Big Changes for IT Operations

At Interop ITX, JP Morgenthal of CSC will describe what changes when it comes to operations management in a move to the cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Healthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloudHealthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloudHealthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloudHealthcare CIO advocates a faster […] Read more »

Disaster Recovery: The Cloud Changes Everything

In a recent report, Gartner looks at the growing field of disaster recover as a service, and finds how this cloud-based approach differs from the more traditional approach to DR. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Why data in the cloud changes everythingA Cloud Move Means Big Changes for IT OperationsThe cloud changes IT culture, demands new tech […] Read more »

AWS September roundup: EC2 changes, new France region, and more

Amazon has updated its cloud platform with a handful of quality-of-life changes, plus some major tweaks to how it handles Reserved Instances. Here’s the rundown: Major changes to EC2 Reserved Instances One of the ways for customers to get discounts on compute capacity with Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud is to sign up for Reserved Instances. […] Read more »

Apple, Google App Store Changes Could Pay Off For Devs

Ahead of the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple has revealed plans to introduce search ads and expand subscription support for apps in its App Store, while Google is testing its own subscription changes. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:How Google, Apple and Microsoft just saved the PCApple said to move part of cloud business from AWS to […] Read more »

Cumulus changes CEO

Linux network operating system vendor Cumulus Networks this week named a new CEO while its current CEO and co-founder takes over as CTO. Josh Leslie, formerly Cumulus vice president of sales, takes over for founder JR Rivers. Rivers becomes CTO, and says transition was his idea with board approval. Current CTO and co-founder Nolan Leake […] Read more »

Why data in the cloud changes everything

In my conversations this week as a moderator at the Structure Data conference, it was clear that some companies are stretching the boundaries of using data in the cloud. But what patterns are emerging in the use of data in the cloud? [ Read the InfoWorld reviews: “Amazon eases developers into IoT” and “Azure brings […] Read more »

The cloud changes IT culture, demands new tech skills

As enterprises are moving to the cloud, it’s changing a whole lot more than just where companies’ data and services are sitting. The emergence of the cloud is heralding a shift in the skills that IT workers need and the jobs they are doing. It’s changing the entire culture inside IT departments. [ Here are […] Read more »