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June 29, 2020

Industry News: June 22-26 – Using Multiple Clouds, Navisite’s New CTO, Amazon Backs Sustainable Tech

Ann Carpenter

Every week we highlight cloud computing and technology news of interest. This week we’re covering the use of multiple public clouds, Navisite’s new CTO of cloud technologies, Amazon putting billions towards sustainable technologies, the latest security spending forecast and new IT concerns as offices reopen.

Let’s get started…

According to a new study, cloud adoption levels have surged in recent years. As Virtualisation & Cloud Review reports, while a majority of respondents see benefits from the use of multiple public clouds, 79% of organisations have also experienced some problems. Dive into the findings here.

This week, Navisite announced that Peter Berry has been named the company’s chief technology officer (CTO) of cloud technologies. Berry joined Navisite following the company’s acquisition of clckwrk where he was the co-founder and CTO. AiThority has more on his expanded role in the company as well as a look at his past experience. Learn more here.

Amazon is making a major investment in a push towards sustainable technologies. Silicon Angle reports that the tech giant is setting up a $2 billion fund to back companies that can help reach sustainability goals. The move comes after Amazon announced they hope to be net-carbon neutral by 2040. Dive into the details here.

The pandemic has forced organisations to put a pause on security spending according to Security Boulevard. But that doesn’t mean growth isn’t still expected – especially when it comes to cloud security. See what Gartner is forecasting for 2020 here.

After months of working from home, many people are getting ready to head back into the office. But as offices reopen, ZDNet notes new technology problems are popping up, including everything from a readjustment to office life to procrastinating on security updates. Take a look at some of these potential IT issues 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.