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Downtime impact worsening as industry fails to curb outages

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The digital infrastructure sector is struggling to achieve a measurable reduction in outage rates and severity, and the financial consequences and overall disruption from outages are steadily increasing.

This is according to the Uptime Institute, which has released the findings of its...

Cloud data breaches and cloud complexity on the rise

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45% of businesses have experienced a cloud-based data breach or failed audit in the past 12 months, up 5% from the previous year, raising even greater concerns regarding to protecting sensitive data from cybercriminals.

This is according to the 2022 Thales Cloud Security Report,...

Oracle GoldenGate Monitoring on Amazon AWS for $2 per hour

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Delivering a powerful range of functionality, Oracle GoldenGate is widely acknowledged as a market-leading data migration and Integration tool, by Gartner. Its credentials are solid and proven – but for many organisations there’s a significant cost challenge.

GoldenGate – the...

VMware sovereign cloud initiative grows to 14 partners

The growing importance of data sovereignty, scrutiny of data access and control, and increasing geo-political friction is leading governments and regulated industries to closely analyse their cloud strategies and evaluate whom may have access to their data.

The VMware Sovereign Cloud...

Alkira launches free tool to tame cloud bloat

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Cloud networking specialist Alkira has launched Cloud Insights, a free tool to improve the networking and security of enterprise cloud deployments.

Nearly a third (32%) of cloud spending is wasted, according to Flexera’s State of the Cloud Report 2022, which identifies optimisation...

Cisco releases its Cloud Controls Framework to the public

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Cisco has released the Cisco Cloud Controls Framework (CCF) to the public.

The Cisco CCF is a comprehensive set of international and national security compliance and certification requirements, aggregated in one framework. It empowers teams to make sure cloud products and services...

Nasuni acquires DBM Cloud Systems’ data mobility technology

Nasuni Corporation, a provider of file data services, has acquired the technology and products of DBM Cloud Systems.

Founded in 2016 by Dixon Doll, Jr., DBM delivers cloud-native data migration technology for hybrid and multi-cloud environments. The acquisition comes on the heels of a...

Dell Technologies expands multi-cloud experiences

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Dell Technologies is delivering new cloud experiences to help customers manage and protect applications across data centres and multi-cloud environments.

These new offerings are designed to help organisations easily store, protect and control their data and applications across an...

Debunking the top myths about cloud-based physical security

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Over the years, cloud-based physical security technology has been increasing in power and popularity as many businesses have begun to favour the cloud over on-premises systems. According to cloud security company Thales, 90% of companies worldwide use the cloud. The cloud is essential to data...

Why data democratisation is a gamechanger for business

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Every day, technology is advancing. It’s removing barriers to success, allowing the broader adoption of applications that were once too sophisticated for the everyday person. It’s placing the power of AI (artificial intelligence) into more hands, inching us increasingly closer to solving...

Accenture launches sovereign cloud practice

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Accenture has announced a new worldwide practice to help organisations take advantage of disruptive new technologies in the cloud utilising trusted frameworks, services and controls.

The new Accenture Cloud First Sovereign Practice includes four new sovereign cloud centers in...

Fujitsu Computing as a Service launched via public cloud

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Fujitsu has unveiled its new service portfolio, Fujitsu Computing as a Service (CaaS), to accelerate digital transformation (DX) and empower customers globally by offering access to some of the world’s most advanced computing technologies via the cloud for commercial use.

The...

Importance of cloud labelling increasing in global supply chains

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Almost three quarters (73%) of companies believe the cloud will be the preferred method for labelling applications within the next three years.

This is according to an annual report published by Loftware, a software company specialising in enterprise labelling and artwork management...

UK firms ‘have limited awareness’ of cloud native security

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Around a third of companies say that between 50-75% of their apps are cloud native, yet 20% have no cloud native security strategy in place.

This is according to a study by Aqua Security, which also found that 68.3% of respondents to its survey also admit that they are not familiar...