Almost half of businesses struggle to control cloud costs

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Nearly half of businesses (49%) find it difficult to get cloud costs under control, and 54% believe their primary source of cloud waste is a lack of visibility into cloud usage.

This is according to a new report published today by business monitoring company Anodot. The findings highlight an ongoing visibility crisis in which organisations are struggling to gain appropriate insights into the breakdown of cloud costs and efficiency of cloud use and therefore cannot effectively...

Growth Acceleration Partners celebrates 15 years as a strategic technology solutions partner

Growth Acceleration Partners (GAP), a strategic technology solutions partner, is proudly celebrating 15 years of organic growth as a bootstrapped and woman-owned company  — an extraordinary milestone in the tech industry — thanks to incredible clients, partners, and dedicated teammates.

GAP’s service offerings and client-base have grown exponentially since its founding in 2007, with 15 years of profitable growth and explosive 40% YoY revenue growth in the past fiscal...

Dynatrace extends cloud security to enhance vulnerability analysis

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Software Intelligence company Dynatrace has extended its Application Security Module to detect and protect against vulnerabilities in runtime environments, including the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), Node.js runtime, and .NET CLR.

In addition, Dynatrace has extended its support to applications running in Go, one of the fastest-growing programming languages, with adoption increasing by 23 percent last year.

With these enhancements, the Dynatrace® platform becomes the only...

Micro Focus’ CyberRes teams up with Google Cloud

CyberRes, a Micro Focus line of business, has partnered with Google Cloud to support the upcoming release of BigQuery remote functions.

The partnership will see CyberRes’ end-to-end enterprise data protection solution, Voltage SecureData, integrate with Google’s BigQuery data warehouse to accelerate and expand organisations’ data science initiatives and help companies comply with ever-evolving privacy regulations.

The integration will enable CyberRes Voltage...

Global cloud services spend up 33% to hit $62.3 billion in Q2 2022

Cloud infrastructure services continued to be in high demand in Q2 2022. Worldwide spending increased 33% year on year to $62.3 billion, driven by a range of factors, including demand for data analytics and machine learning, data center consolidation, application migration, cloud-native development and service delivery.

The growing use of industry-specific cloud applications also contributed to the broader horizontal use cases seen across IT transformation. The latest Canalys data...

Orbus Software launches global partner program

Orbus Software, a cloud solutions provider for digital transformation, has launched its new global partner program.

Every organisation is looking to accelerate digital transformation and build operational resiliency so that it can respond to new regulations or uncertainty in the environment from events like cyber-attacks, pandemics, and climate change.

The program will serve as a vital resource for partners helping their customers become more agile by building...

HCL Technologies teams up with VMware to launch dedicated VMware business unit

HCL Technologies (HCL) and VMware have launched HCL’s dedicated VMware business unit to help enterprises unlock the untapped value of multi-cloud and app modernisation.

The new unit combines the power of HCL’s CloudSMART Framework with VMware’s Cross-Cloud services to help enterprises accelerate cloud transformation, scale cloud-native platform operations and empower hybrid workforces.

HCL’s new VMware business unit is part of its Strategic Alliance Partner...

3i Infotech and CoreStack team up to boost multi-cloud digital transformation

IT firm 3i Infotech has partnered with CoreStack, a multi-cloud governance provider that empowers enterprises to unleash the power of the cloud.

The long-term partnership will enable 3i Infotech's NuRe Cloud platform to boost cost optimization, security, and operational efficiencies for enterprises by leveraging CoreStack's Next Gen Cloud Governance offerings - FinOps, SecOps, and CloudOps.

The 3i Infotech and CoreStack partnership is said to bring a competitive edge in...

Data sprawl creates risk as personal app use in business continues to rise

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Cloud app use within organisations has continued to rise, already increasing 35% since the beginning of 2022, with an average company of 500-2,000 users uploading, creating, sharing or storing data in 138 different apps, and using an average of 1,558 distinct cloud apps each month.

This is according to Netskope, a specialist in Security Service Edge (SSE) and Zero Trust, which has released new research detailing the proliferation of cloud apps used within businesses...

As 3G rides into the sunset, 5G comes into focus

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With carriers ending the most widely used technology in the past 20 years, the shift from 3G presents some unintended consequences for businesses.

Every year, industry leaders give their predictions on new technologies and emerging applications—always forward looking and focused on the potential benefits. And with good reason—for the past 20 years, the industry delivered a consistent cadence of technologies that improved our lives—with faster and more powerful devices that...