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Key developments in digital transformation, including new business models and processes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/16/2018
Zero-touch provisioning and plug-and-play are still buzzwords where SD-WAN is concerned, but not reality, says VSG's Erin Dunne.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
Orange Business Services is working with several vendors to develop multivendor SD-WAN expertise and counting on MEF application programming interfaces and definitions for SD-WAN to enable a single portal for its SD-WAN offering, says Franck Morales, vice president of marketing of connectivity services for Orange Business Services. In addition, its SD-WAN service will be built on four other pillars: native cloud connectivity, best-of-breed security, global services and future-proof solution.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/11/2018
Amazon is making good progress moving its databases from competitor Oracle's software, and AWS CEO Andy Jassy can't resist tweaking Oracle about it.
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By Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/6/2018

For the last several years, CIOs and IT professionals have been wrestling with two specific issues as they work toward a cloud-centric future: Agile IT and the rush toward digital transformation. While enterprises want to keep innovating, finding a starting point and knowing which projects to tackle first remain a major obstacle.

To get a better handle on Agile IT and digital transformation, Light Reading Managing Editor Scott Ferguson recently spoke to two experts in these fields: Dan Kearnan, senior director of marketing for cloud at SAP, and Roy Illsley, a distinguished analyst with Ovum.

By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/6/2018
The two companies are collaborating in a 'cloud factory' in Austin, Texas, to migrate thousands of Walmart apps to the Microsoft Azure cloud. And that's just the beginning.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/28/2018
IBM rocket-boosts its flagging cloud business by acquiring the open source pioneer.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/24/2018
76% year-over-year growth looks laggy when you've been kissing triple digits.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/23/2018
As Oracle debuts new blockchain solutions, Light Reading wonders what, if anything, blockchain is good for.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/19/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Keeping smart home products safe for all; Merkel finds sexism in Israeli tech community; girls have limited access to mobile phones worldwide; and more.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/9/2018
Google says it won't compete for a lucrative cloud computing contract because it's inconsistent with the company values — and also because portions are out of scope of current government certifications.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/1/2018
Microsoft is striving to win cloud customers with a new telco strategic focus, HoloLens augmented reality, and by forswearing competing with customers – unlike, Microsoft says, its crosstown rivals at Amazon Web Services.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/26/2018
Scott Richert, Mercy Technology Services chief technology officer, describes the organization's transformation from the IT shop of Mercy healthcare system into a service provider for multiple healthcare organizations. (See Mercy Fills Virtualization Prescription.)
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 11/16/2018
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