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With the new year 2020 coming closer, the industry is firmly looking towards the future. Cloud news is full of predictions for the year ahead and here’s a quick selection we picked for this week’s reading.


Forrester’s cloud computing predictions for 2020

Forrester has an excellent track record of predicting the right cloud trends. And that makes their 2020 cloud computing predictions a MUST-READ. Here is a breakdown from TechRepublic.

Gartner’s top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond

Last week we put the spotlight on Granter's strategic trends, this week we delve further into these to understand how they would affect the people and their lives and work. Unsurprisingly, AI takes center-stage again.

Industry Insights

Telcos embrace containers

Gartner predicts that over 75% of global companies will run containerized applications by 2022. Kubernetes is the leading container orchestration platform for managing these containers. Here is a look at how Telcos are planning to use it to deploy cloud-native 5G networks.

AWS IoT Day – Eight Powerful New Features

AWS regularly puts out bundled themed announcements, which make it easy for us to find relevant information in one place. Here is the one related to AWS IoT Day. Check out 8 powerful AWS features, from secret tunneling to Alexa voice service integration and more.

Interesting announcements from KubeCon

Over 100 announcements were made at KubeCon, here’s a quick read of the 10 most important ones.

This week at CloudIQ

Kubernetes on Azure: A 2-day workshop for AKS developers

Container technology has revolutionized the DevOps landscape and offers organizations the chance to develop and test applications faster and more cost-effectively. CloudIQ’s 2-day hands-on workshop is designed to give DevOps team members the opportunity to skill-up and learn Kubernetes design, deployment, and management.

Configuring Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) – A Detailed Guide

Today organizations require an enterprise cyber-security platform, which provides network security, cloud security, endpoint protection, & various related cloud-delivered security services. Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) fits the bill and here is a detailed guide on configuring it.

Welcome to Cloud View!

The cloud computing landscape is evolving, innovating, and expanding almost at the speed of thought! Every week there are hundreds of announcements, insights, opinions, and studies discussing new trends, ideas, and technological breakthroughs. To help you get the most relevant information, we have put together a weekly curated list of must-read articles under Cloud View.


Cloud computing in 2020

As 2019 winds down, our eyes turn to the next year. Let's find out what the pundits are predicting for cloud computing in 2020.
Hybrid cloud is passé as onmi-cloud becomes the preferred enterprise approach; Kubernetes is all set to become the dominant talking point in tech conversations in 2020, and AI will become omnipresent.

How will upcoming technology affect humans – at work or at home?

How can IT leaders invest in today’s technology for a future payoff? Here are the top 10 strategic tech trends by Gartner – a look into the future. A must-read before planning for the coming year.

AI and Robotics

No talk of the future is complete without AI and robotics! Keith Shaw, editor-in-chief of Robotics Business Review, shares some insights on where robotics is heading.

Industry Insights

Microsoft and Google Cloud’s battle for the enterprise

Google Cloud is aggressively trying to elbow into the cloud market, leading to a battle royale. All the cloud giants have deep pockets and are not afraid of investing BIG, which is great for innovation and enterprise clients. Check out the whole article for a more in-depth look at how the race for cloud dominance is playing out.  

Confidential Computing

Microsoft brings confidential computing capability to Kubernetes workloads – an additional layer of security to keep business data safe.

This week at CloudIQ

CloudIQ Technologies is now a Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP)

Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) recognizes CloudIQ as one of the few (122 as on Nov 19, 2019) service providers worldwide to receive KCSP certification. As a KCSP, CloudIQ will be able to access collaborative group support to help its clients develop and deploy cloud native applications quickly and efficiently. The CNCF partnership program also puts CloudIQ in touch with organizations looking to design, adopt and implement cloud native solutions.

Understanding Kubernetes Concepts – A QuickStart Guide 

Container technology made software development more agile, however, containers need to be tracked, monitored, and managed, which is where container orchestration and Kubernetes come in. Here is a quick start guide to understanding Kubernetes concepts.

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