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27 Jan 2023
Oracle to invest $2.4 billion quarterly in cloud infra as demand grows in triple digits
Oracle to invest $2.4 billion quarterly in cloud infra as demand grows in triple digits

Cloud services as a category has been growing faster than license support business for the company, which expects cloud infrastructure margins to improve in the coming quarters. Oracle on Monday said it will continue to invest $2.4 billion per quarter in its cloud business, which accelerated 48% in the second quarter, helping the company revenue...

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24 Jan 2023
What is FinOps? Your guide to cloud cost management
What is FinOps? Your guide to cloud cost management

Blending finance and cloud operations, FinOps is a business discipline and set of best practices for optimizing enterprise cloud spend. With the cloud becoming such an integral part of the IT strategies of so many enterprises, it’s natural that managing the expense of all these services would be an emerging priority for executives. Although the...

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20 Jan 2023
7 enterprise data strategy trends
7 enterprise data strategy trends

A strong, up-to-date data strategy is fundamental to your enterprise’s long-term success. In light of ongoing changes, it will probably need some serious updating. Every enterprise needs a data strategy that clearly defines the technologies, processes, people, and rules needed to safely and securely manage its information assets and practices. As with just about everything...

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17 Jan 2023
What is DataOps? Collaborative, cross-functional analytics
What is DataOps? Collaborative, cross-functional analytics

DataOps (data operations) brings together DevOps teams with data engineers and data scientists to provide the tools, processes, and skills to enable the data-driven enterprise. What is DataOps? DataOps (data operations) is an agile, process-oriented methodology for developing and delivering analytics. It brings together DevOps teams with data engineers and data scientists to provide the...

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13 Jan 2023
What are decision support systems? Sifting data for better business decisions
What are decision support systems? Sifting data for better business decisions

Decision support systems are a subset of business intelligence aimed at helping organizations make informed business decisions based on vast troves of analyzed data. Decision support systems definition A decision support system (DSS) is an interactive information system that analyzes large volumes of data for informing business decisions. A DSS supports the management, operations, and...

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10 Jan 2023
Cryptojacking, DDoS attacks increase in container-based cloud systems
Cryptojacking, DDoS attacks increase in container-based cloud systems

Victims lose $53 for every $1 cryptojackers gain, according to a new report from Sysdig. Cryptojacking is the most common form of attack against container-based systems running in the cloud, while geopolitical motivations—mainly related to Russia’s war against Ukraine—factored into a fourfold increase in DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks this year, according to a new report from cybersecurity company Sysdig....

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06 Jan 2023
Microsoft signs $2.8B cloud deal with London Stock Exchange Group
Microsoft signs $2.8B cloud deal with London Stock Exchange Group

The 10-year partnership calls for the London Stock Exchange Group to move all its systems to Microsoft Azure Cloud and work with the tech giant to develop new data and analytics products. Microsoft has signed a 10-year deal with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) that calls for the software giant to buy a 4%...

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03 Jan 2023
Top 9 challenges IT leaders will face in 2023
Top 9 challenges IT leaders will face in 2023

Economy uncertainty, new forces in an already tight talent market, and rising technology costs top the list of tough, ongoing issues CIOs must navigate this year. Three years ago, IT leaders were squarely focused on how to adopt fledgling AI techniques and approaches into their business models in service of digital transformations that included plans...

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30 Dec 2022
AWS adds machine learning capabilities to Amazon Connect
AWS adds machine learning capabilities to Amazon Connect

At re:Invent 2022, Amazon Web Services announced the general availability of forecasting, capacity planning, scheduling, and Contact Lens features for its Amazon Connect contact center service, while introducing two new features in preview. In a bid to help enterprises offer better customer service and experience, Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Tuesday, at its annual re:Invent conference,...

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27 Dec 2022
IT enters the era of intelligent automation
IT enters the era of intelligent automation

Seeking to expand the benefits of business process automation, leading organizations are extending their RPA implementations with a mix of AI and machine learning. Since the outset of the pandemic, organizations have been increasingly launching initiatives aimed at automating business processes, turning to technologies such as robotic process automation (RPA) in efforts to reduce costs, speed up...

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