IT News - Cloud
No Change At The Top: AWS Remains Leading Public-Cloud Provider
Data Center Journal, November 20th, 2018
"New Q3 data from Synergy Research Group shows that in the public cloud services market, worldwide leader AWS remains the clear leader in all four of the world's major regions, ranked by public IaaS and PaaS service revenues.

Microsoft is ranked second in three of the four regions, and Google is ranked third in three of them. Asia Pacific is the one region where the ranking differs, thanks to the prominence of the Chinese market and the dominance of local cloud providers in China. That results in Alibaba being ranked second in the APAC region and fourth worldwide. IBM, Salesforce and Tencent fill out the other top five slots in the regions, the latter thanks to its position in China..." - Data Center Journal

How Can Organisations Build A Multi-Cloud Platform?
InformationAge, November 19th, 2018
"Organisations should be looking to the multi-cloud to help them move from a stagnant to transformative state," writes Nick Ismail in InformationAge.

"There is so much choice in the cloud marketplace, and there are specific reasons why certain companies go down particular cloud routes.

For example, looking at Google, it has some fantastic capabilities around machine learning and artificial intelligence - products such as Tensorflow. There may be areas of a business that want to take advantage of that..."

Primary Cloud Storage Pros And Cons, November 19th, 2018
"The pros and cons of cloud storage are, to be sure, debated with great enthusiasm. For every advocate of public cloud storage, there appears to be a naysayer ready to run it down. For every dream migration of data to the cloud there appears to be a cloud nightmare lurking.

So what's the real story? Is the cloud all bad or all good?..."

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