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The 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors Of 2018


The year is 2018 and cloud computing is commonplace. It's a stark difference from the beginning of the decade, when "the cloud" was a concept most businesses were contemplating and most people were joking about not understanding.

Understanding cloud costs. Is serverless more?


This blog will look at an area of the business which might cause some people's eyes to automatically glaze-over, but my challenge is to take this potentially boring topic and flip it on its head. What am I talking about? Cost seems to drive most conversations around cloud adoption, but we all tend to pretend it doesn't. Each cloud is different, everyone knows that. But here's the news flash: the way that cloud providers charge for their clouds is equally as different, and it can actually be a dangerous conversation to enter if you're not equipped with the knowledge you need to navigate it well.

Google Cloud Platform announces new credits program for researchers


From Big Data projects like Strayer University's student support system to AI projects like Carnegie Mellon's socially aware robot, researchers are discovering that cloud technology can help make academic research cheaper, faster, easier, and more secure. Whether you're just starting out with a new idea, or validating your work before sharing it with the public, we want to help you advance your new discoveries. Academic researchers in qualified regions are encouraged to apply. Like the Google Cloud Platform Education Grants to support computer science courses and the partnership to support National Science Foundation (NSF) grants in BIGDATA, our GCP research credits program supports faculty who want to take advantage of GCP's data storage, analytics, and machine-learning capabilities. Andrew V. Sutherland, a computational number theorist and Principal Research Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is one of a growing number of academic researchers who have already made the transition and benefited from GCP.

Cloud Cloud Computing Cloud Types


Cloud, Cloud Computing, Cloud services describes a new class of network-basedcomputing that takes place over the Internet. Augment and virtual reality Cloud computing makes computer system resources, especially storage and computing power, available on demand without direct active management by the user. The term is generally used to describe data centers available to many users over the Internet. Let us take an example how cloud computing works.

The future of IT: Snapshot of a modern multi-cloud data center


The idea of cloud computing remains simplicity itself, which is a key element of its appeal: Move the cost and complexity of procuring, provisioning, operating, and supporting an endless array of hardware, software, and enabling services for your business out to a 3rd party, which does it all it for you, yet more securely and with much greater economies of scale. Writ large across virtually all industries, a comprehensive shift to the cloud thus continues to be a top objective of CIOs in many organizations this year. Not surprisingly, enabling such a strategic move is also the top business goal of the leading commercial cloud vendors, namely Amazon, Microsoft, and Google, who continue to vie vigorously for marketshare, technical leadership, and -- some would say -- the most interesting and valuable part of the market itself: The large, complex enterprise. However, like all technology advances, the basic vision of a few leading commercial cloud vendors individually serving as the primary cloud provider to a large enterprise by supplying most of its data center needs was always going to be an over-simplistic one. Despite a lack of comprehensive cloud computing standards to enable it -- other that de facto ones or cybersecurity standards -- once an enterprise goes through the transformational effort of moving to the cloud, it has important options it simply didn't have before.