Oracle’s Hurd, AT&T’s Donovan on their massive cloud migration deal

If worries about digital transformation projects keep you up at night, imagine how it would feel to be responsible for moving thousands of internal databases to the cloud for a company with more than $ 160 billion in annual sales and 260,000 employees. That’s the job that AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan is undertaking, and […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: How to plan your successful cloud migration

Recent Accenture Strategy research found that four out of five companies run up to half of their business functions in the cloud. Moreover, that figure is likely to increase significantly over the next few years. The research reveals that a clear majority of business leaders see the cloud platform as a critical enabler of greater […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: How to plan your successful cloud migration

Recent Accenture Strategy research found that four out of five companies run up to half of their business functions in the cloud. Moreover, that figure is likely to increase significantly over the next few years. The research reveals that a clear majority of business leaders see the cloud platform as a critical enabler of greater […] Read more »

Hidden cloud migration gotchas — and how to avoid them

Building a technology stack from scratch in the cloud can be a dream — if you’re a startup. But if you’re an established company steeped in on-premises solutions, shifting to the cloud can mean unexpected hurdles and headaches beyond belief. Companies looking to make good on the benefits of moving to the cloud need to […] Read more »

3 Reasons Why Cloud Migration is Gaining Traction in Healthcare

Issues such as performance, payroll priorities, and a lack of expertise in data center management have healthcare institutions moving to the cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Oracle’s Hurd, AT&T’s Donovan on their massive cloud migration dealHealthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloudHealthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloudHealthcare CIO advocates a faster […] Read more »

MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to its cloud service

NoSQL database specialist MongoDB unveiled a new free tier for its MongoDB Atlas database-as-a-service (DaaS) offering on Tuesday. The company also released a utility to support live migration of data to MongoDB Atlas, whether that data is on-premise or in the cloud. [ Related: 9 MongoDB success stories ] “Since we first introduced MongoDB to […] Read more »

Trulia Pursues Data-Driven Transformation, Cloud Migration

Trulia transformed its data stack to accommodate real-time high-volume data collection, and to provide customers with recommendations. Now, to gain greater reliability and elasticity, the organization plans to migrate its data operations to AWS. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Oracle’s Hurd, AT&T’s Donovan on their massive cloud migration dealIDG Contributor Network: How to plan your successful cloud […] Read more »

Up close with Amazon Snowball: Cloud migration for the data center

At the AWS re:Invent show, Network World’s Brandon Butler takes a closer look at the AWS Snowball offering. The ruggedized appliance helps enterprises migrate very large amounts of data to Amazon’s cloud. InfoWorld Cloud Computing Related Posts:Data center construction increases thanks to the cloudEnterprises can put Oracle’s entire public cloud in the data centerEnterprises can […] Read more »

9 data security tips for cloud migration

New security challenges Image by Les Haines When migrating to a cloud-based environment, companies need to take a hard look at their needs and the security of their providers, as well as their own internal policies. Many companies don’t take time to consider the risks of simply sharing cloud space with other organizations, for example, […] Read more »

9 data security tips for cloud migration

New security challenges Image by Les Haines When migrating to a cloud-based environment, companies need to take a hard look at their needs and the security of their providers, as well as their own internal policies. Many companies don’t take time to consider the risks of simply sharing cloud space with other organizations, for example, […] Read more »

AWS Expands Database Migration Service, Adds Replication

At the Amazon Summit in Santa Clara this week, General Manager Matt Wood explained how much Amazon’s Database Migration Service is being used and how the company is adding more resources for data migration. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to its cloud serviceOracle’s Hurd, AT&T’s Donovan on their massive cloud […] Read more »

The cloud switch is on: From migration to management

At this week’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, I saw a shift in vendor focus. Last year, the big focus was migration. Whether the product was Office 365, Azure, or Dynamics, the framing was how to migrate, so many vendors offered migration tools. This year, despite a continued strong presence of migration offerings, the buzz had shifted […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: How to keep Office 365 migration costs in check

Microsoft’s Office 365 – the cloud-based version of Microsoft’s flagship productivity software solution – is growing by leaps and bounds. The enterprise adoption rate of Office 365 has nearly tripled since 2014 and some estimate the offering is now the most widely used business cloud application available – even more than Salesforce.com. With adoption rates […] Read more »

7 warnings to heed before a cloud migration

LAS VEGAS — If a cloud migration is in your company’s future, some IT cloud veterans are warning you to avoid the technology pitfalls that could be lurking in the dark. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here (Insider Story) CIO Cloud Computing Related Posts:Oracle’s Hurd, AT&T’s Donovan […] Read more »

3 tips to avoid disaster in your cloud migration

Enterprises are migrating to the cloud in big ways these days. However, the number of moving parts leave many people in IT a bit perplexed — and fearful that they could be making major mistakes. The reality is that cloud migration is new, so best practices and enabling technologies have yet to emerge. Moreover, there […] Read more »