Category: Public Cloud

Deployment Models, Platform as a service (PaaS), Private Cloud, Public Cloud, Service Models

Cisco says almost all workloads will be cloud based within 3 years

February 7, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

In its latest Cisco Global Cloud Index (2016-2021), the networking giant predicts that by 2021, 94 percent of all workloads will run in some form of cloud environment and that dedicated servers will be a distinct minority. That 94 percent […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Don’t worry about selecting the ‘wrong’ public cloud

February 2, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

When I speak in public about cloud architecture, I’m often asked a question with no right answer: “Which public cloud should we use?” Not knowing much about what “we” is, there is no right answer. While I can list the […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

IT budgets remain tight due to cloud migration

January 31, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

For the third straight year, IT organizations are keeping tight control over their IT budgets, but not because of economic uncertainty. Instead, the hesitancy to spend is because of the transition to the cloud. That’s the findings from IT market […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Admin automation: the serverless low-hanging fruit

January 11, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

If we could go back in time and start using public cloud in 2009, we’d probably be better off today. The AWS beta started in 2006 and was entirely API-driven, without either a console or a command line interface to […]

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 […]