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SASE: The difference between a transit cloud and a destination cloud

Modern businesses are under pressure to deliver when it comes to the experience, they offer their employees and customers when accessing applications in the cloud. Digital-savvy users expect seamless and consistent access to applications and services, regardless of where they are connecting or which device they use. While the emergence of the internet as the new corporate network has myriad benefits for all concerned, it requires a fundamental overhaul of traditional network security. By Nathan Howe, director of transformation strategy at Zscaler.

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Stateful Kubernetes in the Cloud

“Kubernetes is one of the fastest growing open source software projects in history,” according to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Kubernetes Project Journey Report notes. Maybe you’ve heard it has something to do with containers and distributed systems. Or, maybe you heard Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation, recently proclaim, “Kubernetes is becoming the Linux of the cloud.” By Paul Burt, Technical Product Marketing Engineer at NetApp and a member of SNIA.

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The days of getting online are over

By Simon Lofthouse, Chief Commercial Office (CCO) Flexiion MSP.

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Managing multi-cloud chaos

By Paul Nicholson, Senior Director of Product Marketing, A10 Networks.

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Hybrid cloud will be a 2020 necessity for businesses, but is it all it’s cracked up to be?

2020 is set to be hybrid cloud’s year, and for good reason. It’s a way of working that welds together the benefits of the public cloud infrastructure with on-site data centres. By Sean Roberts, General Manager of Public Cloud, Ensono.

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Universities: Unlocking innovation through their finance function

By Debbie Green, Vice President of Applications, Oracle UK.

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Pulsant provides AFG Law with improved service, enabled growth and enhanced security

AFG LAW is a full-service law firm providing expert legal advice to individual and commercial clients.

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Getting from A to Cloud Migration Easily

Gone are the days where we are debating if moving to the cloud makes sense. We can all simply agree that everyone has migration, is migrating or will be migrating in the current tech climate. Research from IDG suggests that 73 per cent of organisations now have at least one application or a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure, already in the cloud. The report also found that enterprise organisations have invested an average budget of $3.5 million to spend on cloud apps, platforms and services. By Paul Hampton, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Alfresco.

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Cloud vs cloud washing: The key differentiators

Today, most companies are talking about cloud, but – what they’re not doing is realising the true potential of its power. Be it a software developer, manufacturer, or an enterprise, we’re seeing more and more companies migrating to the cloud. By W. Curtis Preston, chief technologist at Druva.

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Telstra and Equinix collaborate

Telstra, Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, is enhancing its integration with Platform Equinix® to provide its enterprise customers flexible, secure, on-demand multicloud network connectivity to more than 170 service providers in 38 markets globally.

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Media management has put its head in the Cloud

It seems surprising that over a decade after the words ‘cloud-computing’ were first uttered, businesses are only just fully immersing themselves in what is a relatively ‘old’ technology, with 42% of UK businesses using some form of cloud service. However, it’s understandable that concerns around privacy, security and potential data leaks have slowed the rate of adoption even in the world of media management; until now. By Tim Jobling, CTO, Imagen.

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Videos

Andre Azevedo, CEO at Ancoris, explains how the company’s new GreenLab Google Cloud service helps organisations to understand the actions they can take around their IT infrastructure to achieve their sustainability goals, with cloud migration a high priority for many.
Or Lenchner, CEO, Bright Data, discusses the growing importance of ESG data, outlining the challenges of accessing, collecting, collating and analysing the many available data sources, and suggesting that improved government guidance and regulation is the way forward, along with the right analytics solution.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
Conference Chair Ian Luckett outlines the content of the second virtual SDC Channel Summit event, taking place 10-11 May. A mixture of keynote presentations, roundtables and panel discussions promise to produce plenty of valuable insights for Channel companies dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.

News

A survey of WAN managers has revealed that multi-factor authentication and single sign-on are the top zero trust features implemented.
New research reveals majority of large businesses can’t replace unsupported hardware, leaving potential vulnerabilities exposed.
The research uncovered 64% of employees believe their experience with technology impacts their morale, but only 20% of the C-Suite put budget toward improving the digital employee experience, and only 21% of IT leaders prioritize end user experience when selecting a tool.
Healthcare professionals at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust are trialling an AI application designed to help detect lung cancers on chest x-rays sooner, in the first UK project set up using the Sectra Amplifier Service.