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5 Takeaways from re:Invent 2018. Because What Happens at re:Invent Doesn’t Stay at re:Invent

In this contributed article, Claire Giordano from Citus Data, provides a compelling Field Report for the recent AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. She offers 5 key takeaways from the show that will get your cloud juices flowing.

Global Survey: Maturity of the Technology Spurs Cloud Adoption More than Business Drivers or Culture Change

Business goals are not enough to compel companies to move to the cloud—rather, it is the maturity, flexibility and reliability of cloud technology that are driving companies to increase and expand their adoption, according to the latest report released today by the Cloud Foundry Foundation, home of a family of open source projects including Cloud Foundry Application Runtime, Cloud Foundry Container Runtime, and Cloud Foundry BOSH.

Leveraging the Cloud to Better Mine Data in the Extreme Data Economy

In this special guest feature, Nima Negahban, CTO and Co-founder of Kinetica, observes that the demand for cloud solutions for data analytics is skyrocketing, and advanced analytics software now exists that supports both private and public cloud. No longer is it about businesses making decisions informed by data; in today’s Extreme Data Economy, data is the business.

YotaScale Announces Autonomous Cloud Operations Platform

YotaScale, a leader in Autonomous Cloud Operations, announced the general availability of its customer-proven, AI-powered cloud operations platform. YotaScale delivers Autonomous Cloud Operations with a platform that provides intelligent, actionable insights to cloud operations, allowing teams to take ever-changing application needs into account and optimize the infrastructure to meet business needs.

Innovation in Data Management Accelerating Neuroscience, Virtual Reality, and Early Cancer Diagnosis

A research company using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the fight against cancer. An animation studio creating films and virtual reality (VR) amusement parks. A team of scientists deepening our understanding of the human brain. All struggled to manage massive amounts of unstructured data, until they turned to Seattle-based Igneous – the leader in Unstructured Data Management (UDM) – and its as-a-Service, high-performance data management solution.

New Update for Oracle Autonomous Database to Secure Data and Accelerate Innovation

Today Oracle previewed significant new capabilities and deployment options for Oracle Autonomous Database. The new features illustrate Oracle’s continuing commitment to its global cloud customers, who rely on the database to run their mission-critical systems.

SAP Helps Business Users Make Fast, Confident Decisions with One Simple Cloud for All Analytics

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced SAP Analytics Cloud is now available with new machine learning features to uncover correlations in an organization’s data and help users make faster, more confident decisions.

Controlling and Monitoring Access to Sensitive Data in the Cloud

In this contributed article, cloud computing specialist Marcell Gogan advises that monitoring and managing access to sensitive information in the cloud is an essential part of cybersecurity policy in any organization. You need to have a clear visibility of what information is stored where and who can have access to it. Being able to track every action involving critical data is also important.

Net Neutrality and Impact on Cloud Computing

In this contributed article, Founder, President, and CEO of Atlantic.Net, discusses the recent FCC announcement on net neutrality and how it will impact cloud computing as we know it.

Big Data in Financial Services

In this special guest feature, David Friend, co-founder & CEO of Wasabi Technologies, takes a look at the big data and cloud storage technology stack as it relates to the finance industry. The financial services industry is highly competitive, with products fighting for the smallest differentiation to make an impact in the market. Big data and the cloud serve to provide important competitive advantage to this important industry.