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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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How to negotiate a cloud SLA

It is essential to ensure that providers make good on their enterprise-level commitments related to service and performance, that’s where the cloud service-level agreement, or SLA, comes in.

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Software is eating the world of eating

Cloud kitchens are further disrupting the traditional restaurant model -- turning food into a software technology business.

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Career roadmap: Cloud engineer

The shift to the cloud has been so pervasive that it has left a lot of companies with a skills gap they are struggling to fill with professionals who have cloud experience. That makes it a great time to be a cloud engineer.

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Why you need a new network for the multi-cloud world

As enterprises expand to multiple cloud providers, the vanilla networking capabilities provided by the likes of AWS, Microsoft and Google may not cut it. IDG Enterprise Consulting Director John Gallant sits down with Steve Mullaney,...

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6 ways to be more secure in the cloud

If you rely on multiple or hybrid cloud environments to support business processes, you need to be as vigilant protecting data and applications as when they resided on premises.

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How to leverage software-as-a-service for business processes

Demand for SaaS is growing and vendors are focusing on providing offerings to adapt features according to client demands, which allows enterprises to address customer needs within their niches more effectively.

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Technology winners and losers in the days of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is revealing just where our technology is up to the challenge and where it's failing.

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Cloud service providers step up with free services

Cloud providers are offering free select services to companies as well as supporting research and collaboration efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

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4 reasons to choose a composable, software-defined infrastructure

Composable infrastructure has the capability to deploy IT faster and with improved versatility.

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Cloud in 2020: 5 trends you'll see in the months ahead

Is your enterprise prepared for the year of edge, automation and industry-specific clouds? IBM's general manager of Hybrid Cloud Services looks at what you can expect in 2020.

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7 best practices for managing a multi-cloud environment

Multi-cloud strategies and hybrid IT environments bring a set of challenges that technology leaders might not have expected.

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Why multicloud security is your next big challenge

Companies deploy an average of three to five different cloud services. With an increased emphasis on security and regulatory compliance, the capability to manage these disparate systems is crucial.

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Most popular tech stories of 2019

Insider Pro subscribers pick the Top 10 articles published in our debut year.

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Cloud migration strategy: How to build a team of experts

In order to pull off a cloud migration successfully you will need a team of experts. Here is a look at the roles you need to on your enterprise cloud migration team.

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Will 5G accelerate edge computing as a service?

The key to making edge computing as a service practical is the capability for network operators to deploy a fast, low-latency connection – that is, they need 5G.

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14 Microsoft Teams apps to help you work smarter

Microsoft Teams now has more active daily users than Slack and offers dozens of third-party tools to make it easier to collaborate without leaving the Teams interface. Here are 14 apps you need to consider.

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How IBM plans to compete in the cloud

IBM hopes to reduce the complexity of moving workloads to the cloud through Cloud Paks,’ its series of specialized packaged offerings that enterprise can implement relatively quickly. But is it enough?

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