IDG Contributor Network: How to approach transformation in the cloud

One of the more popular buzzwords that we have heard over the last year is “transformation.” You may have heard this referred to as “IT transformation,” “digital transformation,” or “business transformation.” So, what does this really mean? It really depends on who you talk to, as you will get different answers from different people. But one thing …

BrandPost: Part 5: How to Eliminate Deadwood in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform Without Risking Disaster

In this final segment of our ongoing series about right-sizing public cloud instances for optimal performance and cost efficiency, we are focusing on a common source of cloud overspending: deadwood. Idle or “zombie” instances plague many public cloud environments, insidiously wasting your opex budget dollars. This deadwood can occur without …

Hurricane Harvey and the Red Cross

THIS is a busy time for the American Red Cross. In the days after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and Louisiana one of America’s most popular charities put up tens of thousands of people in shelters and served millions of meals; its disaster workers have also been busy in Florida, helping …