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PUBLIC CLOUD: Amazon and Microsoft Take Public Cloud Storage To The Next Level. Microsft recently announced the general availability of Azure Premium Storage, the choice of storage for demanding workloads. A week before that, at the AWS Summit, Amazon has launched a new storage type on the public cloud called Elastic File System. Both these announcements have a positive impact on the public cloud adoption. Read more

SAAS: Here’s What Happens To DevOps When Cloud Adoption Reaches 100%. Cloud adoption has initiated major changes for businesses across a wide variety of industry sectors. Whereas traditional on-premise servers required organisations to focus on hardware like server size and storage space, the move to the cloud has brought applications and services to the forefront. Read more

ANALYSIS: Top Five Mistakes To Avoid When Migrating Applications To The Cloud. Any business of consequence, or older than 10 years, has plenty of baggage: proprietary technology, complex IT architectures, and aging applications. And there is one rather intimidating process standing between these companies and the benefits of the cloud: migration. Read more

BUILDING MICROSERVICES: Microsoft Announces Azure Service Fabric Cloud Platform. Azure Service Fabric is a contemporary implementation of the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) cloud. Microsoft first entered that market in 2010 with Windows Azure. But the new system should attract interest from developers keen on rapidly updating certain parts of applications, instead of entire monolithic applications. Read more


CIO CHEATSHEET: 10 Ways To A Great Hybrid Cloud Strategy. How Can IT Help The Business Stay Competitive? By 2016, more than half of all IT services will be delivered via cloud, reports the CIO Linkedin Forum. But who is tasked with being broker, architect, and deployment czar for these services? Read more

RED FLAGS 7 Warning Signs An Employee Has Gone Rogue. For all the emphasis on tools and gizmos, IT is still very much about the people who develop and use said tools and gizmos. Collaboration, mutual respect, passion for the work — all this and more are essential to a beneficial outcome, whether your IT group is shipping code, swatting bugs, working with business users, or securing company systems. Read more

LEADERSHIP: CIO-CSO Tension Makes Businesses Stronger. The relationship between the CIO and CSO (or CISO) can be fraught with tension – and that can be a good thing. Both executives play a critical role in your organization’s C-suite, and better understanding these sometimes overlapping roles can only make your business stronger and more secure. Read more

NO-RISK REWARD: Hot New Technologies: Adopt Or Ignore? The CIO Conundrum. When should you adopt a hot new technology, and when should you hang back? And how much of a say should your business counterparts have in making that call? That’s a conundrum that all CIOs face, especially in today’s market, when new products are introduced on what seems like an hourly basis. Read more

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ATTN: Federal & State CTOs CIOs CISOs: Daily Tech Update – June 8, 2015

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