Lee Sustar

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With Selipsky Out, What’s Next For AWS?

Lee Sustar 5 days ago
AWS announced this week that Adam Selipsky will depart as CEO and Matt Garman, AWS senior VP of sales and marketing, would replace him in June. Find out what the implications of this move could be at a critical time for AWS and the broader cloud market overall.
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Can Your IT Operating Model Keep Up With Cloud?

Lee Sustar April 23, 2024
Cloud has driven enterprise IT transformation with newfound speed and scale. But IT operating models haven’t always kept up. Learn how Forrester’s Cloud Operating Model Framework can help catch up.
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It Ain’t Just AI: What We Saw At Google Cloud Next

Lee Sustar April 16, 2024
Google recently held its Google Cloud Next conference four months early to unveil new AI offerings and upstage its rivals. Get a detailed review of all of the announcements at the event in this post.
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Your Cloud Strategy Is Now Your AI Strategy, Too

Lee Sustar April 1, 2024
The AI cloud is on the rise. Learn the key considerations that cloud customers should have as they sort out which cloud offerings fit and which don’t fit with their AI workload requirements.
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Wasm Today, AI Tomorrow: KubeCon Expands Its Reach

Devin Dickerson March 28, 2024
GenAI, WebAssembly (Wasm), and cloud sustainability were big topics at KubeCon Europe 2024. Read our three key takeaways from the event as well as three recommended next steps in this review.
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AWS Joins Google Cloud In Removing Egress Costs

Tracy Woo March 13, 2024
Learn two key steps your IT org should take in light of this announcement from AWS.
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re:Invent 2023 — Is AWS In Unfamiliar Territory As A Follower?

Lee Sustar December 5, 2023
At AWS re:Invent 2023 the AI announcements were underwhelming despite high expectations. Find out more in this extended review of the event.
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Welcome To The Chip Wars, Microsoft

Glenn O'Donnell November 17, 2023
The move erodes lucrative business for the current main players. We break down what it means for tech buyers.
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Prognosen 2024: KI wird eine enorme Chance – aber auch eine Bedrohung – für große Cloud-Akteure sein

Lee Sustar 30 Oktober 2023
Die disruptive Kraft von KI wird 2024 den Cloud-Markt erschüttern. Erfahren Sie mehr in unseren Prognosen 2024 zum Cloud Computing.
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Predictions 2024: AI Will Boost Big Cloud Players — But Threaten Them, Too

Lee Sustar October 30, 2023
The disruptive forces of AI will shake up the cloud market in 2024. Learn more in our 2024 cloud computing predictions.
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Prévisions 2024 : l’IA, croissance et menace pour les acteurs du Big Cloud

Lee Sustar 30 Octobre 2023
Les forces perturbatrices de l'IA vont secouer le marché du cloud computing en 2024. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos prévisions 2024 sur le cloud computing.
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Think AI Has Reshaped Cloud? Wait Until You See What’s Next.

Lee Sustar August 16, 2023
Recently, I published The Future Of Cloud report and a corresponding blog post to talk about its future as abstracted, intelligent, and composable. Let’s take a closer look at the “intelligent” component and what it means amid the intense interest in generative AI today and long-term trends in cloud. Cloud is nearly always mentioned in […]
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The Future Of Cloud: Abstracted, Intelligent, And Composable

Lee Sustar July 17, 2023
It’s been a great decade and a half for the cloud. Every tech executive I speak with wants to know what’s next — and not just in the next couple of years but the next decade. In my latest report, The Future Of Cloud, I lay it all out. In a nutshell, cloud is destined […]
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Cloud Providers’ Focus On AI Hasn’t Paid Off … Yet

Lee Sustar June 28, 2023
The advent of the AI cloud has the potential to shake up the market by allowing current leaders and new challengers to focus on higher-margin services. Learn how in this blog post.
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To Secure Kubernetes, Think Beyond Kubernetes

Sandy Carielli June 22, 2023
Kubernetes is the de facto standard for deploying and managing application workloads and containers. Lee has written quite a bit about the power of Kubernetes as an innovation platform, but while development and architecture teams are bullish on Kubernetes, security teams can find themselves scrambling to secure Kubernetes environments as they hurtle toward production. The […]
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Top Takeaways From The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development And Infrastructure Platforms, Global, Q4 2022

Lee Sustar December 15, 2022
The four-way hyperscaler horse for market share matters as the leading players continue to invest up and down the stack for new capabilities that set the pace for the industry. Those efforts are reflected in the results of The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Development And Infrastructure Platforms, Global, Q4 2022, in which custom silicon and […]
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The DoD Announces The Winners For Its $9B JWCC Contract

Tracy Woo December 9, 2022
This week, the US Department of Defense put an end to the year-long suspense by announcing the winners for its Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability contract. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure were the big winners of the $9 billion contract.
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Uneven Innovation At AWS re:Invent 2022

Lee Sustar December 8, 2022
Some 14 Forrester analysts attended this year’s AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas. The conference was a mix of innovation in some areas — particularly compute and networking, along with a co-engineering approach to industry cloud — but plateaus in others, such as hybrid and edge. Efficiency and consolidation were underlying themes, from amping up AI/ML […]
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Announcing The Public Cloud Market Outlook, 2022 To 2026

Lee Sustar November 21, 2022
The four biggest public cloud providers are intensifying their struggle for market share.
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The NVIDIA/Microsoft AI Supercomputer Cloud Is A No-Brainer

Tracy Woo November 18, 2022
Learn about NVIDIA's multiyear collaboration with Microsoft to build a cloud-based artificial intelligence supercomputer.
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