Public cloud revenue will reach $500 billion in 2023: The key factors driving it
The pace of cloud computing adoption will accelerate as more organizations explore hybrid IT strategies. CIOs and CTOs will fine-tune the mix of on-premises and managed cloud services for their user's varied applications and workloads.
Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will more than double over the 2019-2023 forecast period, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).
With a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.3 percent, public...
How does privileged access security work on AWS and other public clouds?
Bottom line: Amazon’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) centralises identity roles, policies and Config Rules yet doesn’t go far enough to provide a Zero Trust-based approach to Privileged Access Management (PAM) that enterprises need today.
AWS provides a baseline level of support for Identity and Access Management at no charge as part of their AWS instances, as do other public cloud providers. Designed to provide customers with...
A tale of two oligopolies: How JEDI illustrates the need for multi-cloud
Opinion The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure plan, or JEDI for short, has been mired in controversy ever since the US government opened it up for bidding. The $10bn cloud computing contract is at the centre of the Pentagon’s modernisation project and is set to completely overhaul its information technology systems.
This is the largest public cloud contract in history, and whichever provider is chosen will provide the digital infrastructure for the world’s most powerful defense department. The...
How public cloud will become the driving force for connected cars
Opinion The cars we drive today are very different to the first models introduced in the late 1800s. Every aspect of the driving experience has evolved, innovating to meet customer needs, industry standards and to ensure passenger safety. Our new cars now offer voice assistants, can be fuelled by electric power, and typically include satellite navigation and collision detection as standard.
How public cloud continues to drive demand for cybersecurity solutions
Ongoing investment in cybersecurity solutions continues to grow. According to the latest worldwide market study by Canalys, cybersecurity solutions for public cloud and 'as a service' accelerated in the first quarter of 2019. Those deployment models collectively grew 46 percent year-on-year.
These type of solutions accounted for 17.6 percent of the total cybersecurity market value -- that's up from 13.8 percent in the same period a year ago. Virtual security appliances and agent solutions also...
IDC: Global spending on public cloud services and infrastructure to reach £398bn in 2023
The latest IDC study suggests that global spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will be more than double by 2023, mainly driven by digital transformation deployments. According to the market researcher, spending will grow at a rate of 22.3 per cent from $229b (£182b) in 2019 to nearly $500b (£398b) in 2023.
Eileen Smith, programme director at IDC, said: “Adoption of public (shared) cloud services continues to grow rapidly. Enterprises, especially in professional services,...
Joyent bids farewell to the public cloud in ‘difficult’ decision
It was one of the most innovative early-stage cloud vendors – but Joyent’s public cloud offering will be no more.
The company announced its departure from the public cloud space in a blog post today, scaling back its availability to customers of its single-tenant cloud offering.
Tipping the scales in the cloud: From security risk to security’s friend
Cloud first, that’s the mantra for many organisations today. So, how curious that there was once a time when adoption was not so straightforward.
Many saw the cloud as an experimental technology suitable for nothing more important than storing holiday photos, while others cited security and compliance concerns as obstacles to adoption.
Re-host, re-platform or replace: Which public cloud approach is right for your business?
Digital transformation continues to create opportunities for UK businesses. As uncertainty remains the mood of Britain, companies are prioritising transformation programmes to ensure continued growth. Many see digital transformation as key to becoming more competitive and a necessity to keep up with a rapidly changing business environment, and for many the cloud is critical to its success.
For years, CIOs have been caught in an 80/20 IT spending trap: 80% of the budget going to ongoing support, leaving only...