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June 22, 2020

Tech News InteNS1ve - all the news that fits IT - June 19-26, 2020

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Staying up-to-date with the latest news and technology trends is hard. You’re busy modernizing your company, transforming your digital environments, and creating and executing strategies for helping your business compete in today’s hyper-connected world. How can you accomplish all this and keep up with all the technology news? It would take hours to slog through every tech and business publication to find the news that's most relevant to you.

News InteNS1ve provides a rundown of this week's news about IT modernization, tech adoption, and industry trends

Cloud Conversation Continues

The conversation around cloud continues this week with several articles outlining shifting cloud strategies and viewpoints. IT Pro Portal featured two articles this week on cloud adoption and definitions of hybrid cloud. Rebekah Dumouchelle examined How leading industries are driving multi-cloud adoption while Christopher Tozzi reported on how Hybrid Cloud Definition Is Being Redefined.

Richard Seroter from InfoQ covered a new report from O'Reilly Media showing “overwhelming cloud usage” and TechRepublic’s Macy Bayer reported that 91% of IT Leaders are shifting cloud strategy to accommodate the new normal

How leading industries are driving multi-cloud adoption

How are varied industries unlocking innovation without being tied to a single cloud?


Hybrid Cloud Definition Is Being Redefined

The evolving hybrid cloud definition will impact enterprise hybrid cloud strategy.


New Report Shows "Overwhelming" Cloud Usage

The new Cloud Adoption in 2020 report from O'Reilly Media paints a picture of "overwhelming" usage of cloud computing.


91% of IT leaders are shifting cloud strategy to accommodate the new normal

More than 82% of CIOs have increased cloud usage as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Snow Software found.


Connected Economy

Applications are driving our connected economy, spurring digital transformation to support the need for application delivery, access and deployment. Saransh Sharma from covered a report stating that IT leaders’ Confidence in Digital Transformation Lacking, with many feeling their company’s digital transformation efforts are falling behind. SearchNetworking’s Lee Doyle reported that Network traffic pattern shifts reflect COVID-19 changes and is perpetuating shifts in toward wireless, mobile and cloud-based systems. Increased dependency on digital systems, and an acceleration in digital transformation means IT security is increasingly important. Despite this, Jai Vijayan reported that 83% of Forbes 2000 Companies’ Web Domains Are Poorly Protected.

Report: Confidence in Digital Transformation Lacking

Results of a recent survey conducted by the Corporate Board Member Institute shows a majority of respondents see their organizations’ digital transformation efforts aren’t keeping pace with the current business environment.


Network traffic pattern shifts reflect COVID-19 changes

The novel coronavirus pandemic spurred initial changes in network traffic patterns, but other trends are playing important roles in perpetuating permanent traffic shifts.


83% of Forbes 2000 Companies' Web Domains Are Poorly Protected

Only a handful have controls against domain-name hijacking, DNS modifications, and other threats, a new CSC study finds.


Technology Trends

The buzz around the SASE category continues to amplify this week as well. Tobias Mann from SDXCentral wrote an article stating SASE Is Here to Stay. Another trend which continues to get headlines is around edge computing Mary K. Pratt from Search CIO examined 4 edge computing use cases delivering value in the enterprise this week.

SASE Is Here to Stay

Secure access service edge, better known by its sassy sounding acronym SASE, is quickly crystallizing as the way forward for distributed enterprise and not just because it’s fun to say.


4 edge computing use cases delivering value in the enterprise

Research shows that the move toward edge computing will only increase over the next few years, and we've identified four areas where it is already proving to be of great value.


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