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Katie Tregurtha on
September 18, 2020
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Tech News InteNS1ve - all the news that fits IT - September 14 - 18

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. We did it so you don’t have to.

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

Edge Computing

With the increasing availability of 5G networks, edge computing is now powering business applications across industries. Keith Shaw of Computerworld outlines in his article Edge computing and 5G give business apps a boost how the combination of high-speed networking and edge processing power is being used in a variety of industries, such as manufacturing, transportation, mining and healthcare.

Eric Knorr of Network World covers even more business use cases for edge computing in his article Edge computing: The next generation of innovation.

Edge computing and 5G becomes even more powerful when combined with AI and improved processing power. Joao-Pierre S. Ruth outlines how enterprises will find value at the edge in his article for InformationWeek, Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations.

Cloud Computing

Similarly, the widespread use of cloud computing is changing the way businesses build and run applications. Kurt Marko’s recent article for TechTarget, Explore cloud computing’s effect on application development covers how enterprises who have moved to the cloud are embracing cloud-native application design.

When moving to the cloud, companies are now more likely to use a mix of public, private, and hybrid cloud architectures. Christopher Tozzi of ITPro Today explains how the structure of public, private, and hybrid clouds are converging in his article Lines Between Public, Private Hybrid Cloud Architectures Are Blurring.

Changes in Internal Management of New Technologies

As you might guess, managing these various cloud providers efficiently is increasingly a full-time job. Bill Doerrfeld of DevOps.com describes how companies are considering a new role, the Cloud Financial Officer, as a way to manage cloud IT tools more economically - learn more in his article The Rise of the Cloud Economist: The Other CFO.

This approach isn’t just limited to cloud architecture. Neal Weinberg of Network World outlines how enterprise IT departments are taking a more economical approach to all their networking tools in the article How to consolidate network management tools.

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