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The technology enabling the universal delivery of financial services
The FSI sector; banks, insurance companies and securities market makers are being profoundly affected by what is now seamless machine to machine communication. Michael Mudd, managing partner at Asia Policy Partners LLC examines how the financial services sector may become more robust and how regulators may approach these fundamental changes today, tomorrow and in the... Read More

Google Cloud Next 19: Disruption to the public cloud market, or AWS as usual?

Last week Google hosted its annual Cloud Next conference in San Francisco. Google used the opportunity to make an aggressive push against the reign of AWS and other cloud giants by outlining products and services that it hopes will catch the eye of enterprises and persuade them to make more use of its (relatively underused)… Read More


In an era defined by software, we know very little about the developers that power it
Not all software developers are geeks. Dimitrios Mistriotis, software developer and ex-Googler, says understanding your own "archetype" could change how you think about your career After working on web platforms and web user interfaces for, startups, places starting up, and large companies such as Google, I resolved to write a book that deciphered and mapped... Read More

How open source drives innovation in the UK public sector
Although it may seem counterintuitive for a business model that involves making source code freely available for redistribution and modification, open source is everywhere. The history of how it arrived here: a belle-epoque of collaboration buoyed by serious investment from juggernauts like Amazon, Google and Facebook has been covered before. Less attention has been drawn... Read More

Dont make a lift and shift-heap of your hybrid strategy
It’s time to dissect the hybrid playbook and call out "lift and shift" for what it is: a recipe for disaster, writes David Safaii, CEO at Trilio We’ve heard the hype: hybrid cloud is the future. It’s limitless. It’s the ‘ideal’ IT model. It spins ethernet cables into gold. All for the low, low price... Read More

Software-defined networking: pulling the strings of multicloud
Without automation or application-level network and security policies, complex multicloud networks would collapse, writes Hussein Khazaal, VP of Marketing & Partnerships at Nuage Networks The multicloud world has well and truly arrived. Organisations today make use of multiple public clouds such as AWS, GCE and Microsoft Azure as well as many cloud base services (e.g. SaaS,... Read More

OpenShift in a world of KaaS
Lex van Sonderen, CEO of Proteon, explains how OpenShift as a Service can take you closer to the finish line and put container victory within reach History of containers Way back in 2005, web applications were hosted on virtual machines for the first time. Amazon Web Services was born in 2006 and the cloud revolution... Read More


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