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April 11, 2018
Google Cloud juiced up its networking capabilities with the addition of VPC Flow Logs. It's an important feature for enterprises accustomed to these insights on their own networks.
March 27, 2018
Public cloud computing is driving more interest in the SD-WAN market as IT departments look to streamline management of network traffic leaving the data center.
January 05, 2018
Hackers could target cloud computing environments to exploit the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, but AWS, Microsoft and Google say their fixes are enough to bar the doors.
August 28, 2017
Lift-and-shift approaches to cloud migration have lost their cache, as enterprises learn they need to rearchitect their apps to work best on the public cloud.
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'Downtime' is a dreaded word for mission-critical applications. Learn how availability zones in Azure can promote uptime and keep your workloads running. Continue Reading
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Serverless and microservices reshape the application stack into something that looks like a swath of stars in the sky. How do you find a slow, misconfigured component in this interconnected galaxy? Continue Reading
Connectivity is a critical piece of any hybrid or multi-cloud deployment, which means there's a lot of new opportunity around the network engineer job. Continue Reading
To migrate apps to the cloud, start with nonessential workloads and move to more mission-critical ones from there. But, remember, some apps might not be suited for cloud at all. Continue Reading
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Enterprise networks can easily become your Achilles' heel in hybrid cloud. Follow this advice to effectively manage your VPN, as well as scale and redeploy hybrid cloud apps. Continue Reading
Scalability is one of the cloud's biggest advantages, but misuse of the feature can cost you. Pay special attention to these three rules to avoid unwanted billing surprises. Continue Reading
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Dev teams increasingly use cloud, containers and microservices to modernize apps, but these technologies bring little value unless they boost performance, which is no guarantee. Continue Reading
Management tools intended for private clouds are key to troubleshooting performance issues because they provide insight that traditional virtualization management tools might not. Continue Reading
New networking bottlenecks emerge as businesses put more of their workloads into the public cloud. Options such as VPNs, direct connections from cloud providers and internet exchange points can help. Continue Reading