Cloud Download: August 2019

Summer fun is simmering down but that doesn’t mean your access to informative cloud highlights has to end, too! 

Here are the top industry highlights from August so you’re up-to-date on cloud news and can make the most informed decisions for your enterprise or clients. 

 


CLOUD DOWNLOAD: INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHTS


HOW THE MARKET WILL GROW BY 2024


APAC colocation is growing rapidly, the resale market will top the wholesale market, and Microsoft and Google will continue to favor outsourcing their hosting space. All in all, the global colo market will almost double by 2024.

Read the findings here.


INC. 500 LIST ANNOUNCEMENT


In August it was revealed that Unitas Global placed on Inc. 5000 annual list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies!

Read the full coverage here.


UNDERSTANDING DALLAS-FORT WORTH'S DATA CENTER OVERSUPPLY


DFW is experiencing an oversupply of data centers and a lack of tenants. This may be bad news for data centers but provides more options for those seeking colocation. 

Learn more here.


AZURE EXPERT TELLS ALL


Working with an MSP like Unitas allows clients to leverage our expertise and resources we have when it comes to Azure and other hyper-scalers.

Read the article here.


AS WORKLOADS MIGRATE BACK FROM PUBLIC CLOUDS, HYBRID CLOUD GROWS


Cloud offers many benefits, but that doesn’t mean public cloud is the right fit for every app.

Enterprises continue to increase investments in private cloud to improve security, boost performance, and control costs.

Check out the blog here.


WOMEN OF UNITAS ON WORKING IN TECH


At Unitas, we prioritize diversity and equality in the workplace. We spoke with Farrah Kashef, Ali Kassoff, and Adi Aderhold to get their take on what it’s like to be a woman in technology. 

Read the article here


2019 HYBRID CLOUD TRENDS


The cloud market will hit $206 billion in 2019 up from $175 billion in 2018 and hybrid cloud is the solution of choice for enterprises.

Read the article here.


AMAZON REIGNS OVER CLOUD MARKET


Chris Smith shares the key reasons enterprises choose AWS over the competition

Check out the article here


WHY THE HYBRID CLOUD IS GAINING TRACTION


Unitas Global’s VP of Cloud Architecture, Chris Smith,  shares the key reasons enterprises choose AWS over the competition.

Read the article here


HIGH LEVEL: AWS VS. AZURE VS. GOOGLE CLOUD


AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud each have their own strengths and weaknesses that make them ideal for different workloads. This article breaks down the pros and cons of each provider.

Read the article here.


THE VIRTUAL NETWORKS SUPPORTING THE 
"AS-A-SERVICE" WORLD


Network design, implementation and management techniques of the past are no longer enough to support current and future network performance requirements.

The ability to rapidly deploy the appropriate network functions when and where needed is critical in delivering the levels of performance and seamless experience demanded by the enterprise.

Check out the article here


HOW UNITAS ENABLES COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE


This video, featuring Grant Kirkwood CTO of Unitas, outlines a case study of how our multi-cloud solution benefited a rideshare customer by enabling them to access millions of datasets to gain new insights into rider and driver metrics. This increased efficiency and lowered costs.  

Watch the video here


WHAT PAIN POINTS CAN UNITAS SOLVE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS?


Grant Kirkwood, Unitas Global CTO, speaks to client pain points and how Unitas can help: by enlisting our expertise and offloading clients’ day-to-day IT infrastructure management to us.

Watch our short video here.


REPORT FINDS 34M VULNERABILITIES ACROSS AWS, GOOGLE CLOUD + AZURE


A recent report from Unit 42 found 34 million vulnerabilities across AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure. The threats are not the result of cloud providers themselves, but rather from the applications customers deploy on cloud infrastructure. 

Check out the article here.


MULTI-CLOUD ADOPTION DRIVING DEMAND FOR NETWORK AUTOMATION


A new survey found that multi-cloud adoption is driving the demand for network automation. 

Check out the survey here.