Category: Public Cloud

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The Value of Extending IT Infrastructure to the Public Cloud

December 6, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

Companies are working to transform themselves digitally, and there is perhaps no more important driver than the cloud. However, as more and more companies are discovering, there’s no single path when it comes to moving to the cloud. Rather, an […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

Hybrid cloud? Private cloud? Public cloud? Multicloud? How to choose

November 6, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

My article “Don’t waste your time with a hybrid cloud” has gotten many people seeing red, and I can understand why. Many enterprise IT shops, and most enterprise technology companies, have pledged allegiance to the hybrid cloud model. The intellectual […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Migrating to Public Clouds – On the increase for Enterprises!

September 5, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

We all think it’s too easy to migrate that key Virtual Machine instance to public clouds with the multitude of tools available today which makes us complacent with the perceived ease of Cloud Computing. However, in reality, moving that key […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloudification – Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

August 30, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Gartner has recently predicted that by 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today. CIOs will increasingly leverage a multitude of cloud computing providers across the entire IT stack to enable a huge […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Is protected health information safe in the cloud?

May 19, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Many healthcare providers face the decision on if they should store protected health information (PHI) in the cloud. There are benefits and concerns to storing PHI in the cloud, and the decision to do so should be analyzed. PHI is any […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Microsoft, Amazon go after enterprises with new SAP cloud offerings

May 17, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

There are some fresh public cloud offerings on the horizon for SAP database customers, thanks to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Both companies have announced new infrastructure services for the HANA database software aimed at giving customers tons of […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Public clouds are calling to IT engineers and their wallets

May 1, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Less than one-fifth of enterprise IT assets are in the cloud, but it looks like more are on the way. One-third of data-center professionals and IT practitioners plan to deploy workloads in the cloud in the next year, according to […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

How to Avoid Runaway Costs in the Public Cloud

April 12, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

The speed at which the enterprise has transitioned from a “cloud-never” to a “cloud-first” posture is astounding. The fear, uncertainty and doubt that gripped the industry when the public cloud was new and exotic has been replaced by a mindset […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Are There Workloads that Don’t Belong in the Public Cloud?

March 24, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

According to ESG research, 75% of organizations are currently using a public cloud service while another 19% have plans or interest in doing so (note: I am an ESG employee).  Furthermore, 56% of all public cloud-based workloads are considered IT […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Bringing secure Blockchain services to the cloud

March 17, 2017

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Blockchain has a number of different uses, but some users are hesitant to dive in because of security concerns. In some cases, the decentralized control of the system—a permissionless database with an ever-growing list of data records—could leave back doors […]