The new world of work requires a dramatically different way of thinking about employee experiences, and ADP Lifion is creating that with its Next-Gen HCM, says Lohit Sarma, vice-president of product development and innovation. In a lively chat, Lohit describes how low-code expertise is allowing Lifion to rapidly iterate with customers to develop the new
This episode brought to you by IBM. In this episode of Cloud Wars Live, I spoke with one of the top technologists at IBM, VP and Cloud CTO Hillery Hunter. She shared some wide-ranging perspectives on rising customer expectations, industry clouds, cybersecurity, the rising awareness of and interest in "distributed cloud" and other compelling topics.
If Amazon’s AWS cloud unit has an Achilles Heel, it is that the company’s singular and enormously successful focus on the cloud has kept it from developing deep expertise with legacy mainframe systems that still run massive portions of the global economy. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Amazon has held the #2
Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian staked out some high ground in the Cloud Wars this week by raising the specter that proprietary clouds will not be able to meet the “survivability requirements” for life in today’s hybrid-cloud and multicloud world. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Google Cloud is #4.) In a blog
This episode brought to you by HVR. For this sponsored episode of Cloud Wars Live, I spoke with Anthony Brooks-Williams, CEO of HVR. As a cloud provider of data-replication and data-integration solutions, HVR takes hybrid to the next level. The Big Themes: People are taking a digital approach to their businesses: Where are they sending
Jiri Kram is a solution architect who studied Fintech at MIT and specializes in cloud computing and blockchain. He is a highly respected commentator on LinkedIn, and recently posted there an article analyzing how 10 key industries will evolve in the post-COVID-19 world. We’re happy to share Jiri’s article here on Cloud Wars. It follows
Speaking at an investors conference earlier this week, Microsoft CFO Amy Hood offered a range of insights into the company’s strategy while calling out particularly strong performances “across each of our cloud properties” and in Windows for security. In a Q&A session with Morgan Stanley lead software analyst Keith Weiss, Hood consistently expressed her optimism
(Seventh in a series on the top challenge facing each vendor in the Cloud Wars Top 10.) Two years ago, when IBM reported cloud revenue of $5.5 billion for the 3 months ended Dec. 31, 2017, it became for that quarter the world’s largest cloud-computing vendor—bigger than Microsoft, bigger than Amazon, bigger than everyone.
Microsoft’s long-time expertise with on-premises technology has helped it deliver cloud migrations that are often 5X less expensive than those offered by cloud-native archrival AWS, according to a Microsoft executive. Speaking at an investors conference last month, Microsoft corporate vice-president for cloud marketing Takeshi Numoto offered the following perspective on the dynamics involved when large
Rejuvenated by Red Hat and finally willing to fuse traditional strengths with powerful innovations, IBM is redefining the booming cybersecurity market with cloud-based solutions optimized for today’s hybrid cloud and multicloud environments. While IBM’s introduction last week of the Cloud Pak for Security platform is definitely intriguing from the perspective of products and solutions, I