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May 29, 2020

Industry News: May 25-29 – Migrating Apps to the Cloud, Remote Workforce Security, Shelf Life of Digital Transformations

Ann Carpenter

Every week we highlight cloud computing news of interest. This week we’re covering companies migrating apps to the cloud, Azure cloud services get a security boost, work from home security concerns, a look at whether digital transformations are built to last and a preview of the post-pandemic workforce.

Let’s get started…

Organizations could be ramping up migration of apps to the cloud. Help Net Security is taking a look at a new survey that says 45% of those asked plan to migrate a majority of their applications over the next year. How many are already hosting all applications in the cloud? Find out here.

Security is taking center stage in a new set of announcements from Microsoft – and ITPRO Today writes that most changes are coming to Azure cloud services. Learn how the improvements are aimed to help developers, improve risk assessment and more here.

A few months into the pandemic, we are starting to learn how the massive shift to remote working is impacting organizations. TechRepublic is diving into one report that says 70% of companies polled were not totally prepared from a security perspective. To find out what these organizations say is holding them back from scaling security, click here.

Digital transformations are taking place faster than ever before. Some projects that would typically take years to complete are now being carried out in just days. But ZDNet asks – are these transformations built to last? Read more on what they found here.

While many parts of the world are still on lockdown, some companies are beginning to look beyond the COVID crisis. Channel Partner Insight writes that while Gartner is predicting a reduction in worldwide device shipments this year, they are also forecasting that nearly half of workers will spend some time at home post-pandemic. Explore what analysts are saying here.

About Ann Carpenter

Ann is the head of demand generation and blogger at Navisite with more than 10 years of experience working, writing and developing content for technology companies while living in the U.S. and in countries around the world. She currently lives in Atlanta, Ga., with her husband and newborn son.