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Deployment Models, Others

Is it Time to Do or Die?

October 10, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

Out of date attitudes to your audience and market, a reliance on tired methods of communicating. Our audiences have evolved, but systems haven’t moved to meet their new needs? Do we still need our internal PR and Comms? Do we […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Safer but not immune: Cloud lessons from the Equifax breach

October 9, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’ve stopped covering breaches. First, because clouds are nowhere to be found among them. (The focus of this blog is advice to enterprises that are moving, or have moved, to cloud computing.) Second, because it just seems like piling on […]


Cloud Computing Issues

How long it takes to move a workload to the cloud

October 9, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I get this question all the time: How long will it take to move a certain number of applications to the cloud? Of course, they get the standard consultant answer: “It depends.” But there are some rules of thumb that […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Admit your mistakes if you want to succeed in the cloud

October 9, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s 8:00 a.m. and I get a call from a client. It sounds like the workloads that the CIO had IT move to public cloud are not performing well. The data, by the way, was left on-premises, so all database […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

At Ignite, Microsoft extends hybrid cloud beyond just infrastructure

October 6, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

For years Microsoft has talked about, previewed and at some times delayed the release of its Azure Stack hybrid cloud computing platform. But this week at its Ignite conference in Orlando Microsoft announced that Azure Stack is now shipping to […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

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

October 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 […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

October 5, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Previously, I wrote about the criticality of defining the Vision for your transformation – what is your real objective, how will it transform your business and what will be the outcome for your customers. But as Henry Ford said, “Vision without execution is […]


Cloud clients

Oracle’s Push Into Cloud Gathers More Momentum on Sales Growth

October 5, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

Oracle Corp.’s streak of revenue gains continued for a fifth straight quarter, buoyed by corporate demand for cloud-based software. Adjusted sales rose 7 percent to $9.21 billion in the fiscal first quarter, exceeding analysts’ estimates, as sales of cloud-based products […]


Cloud clients

Google Apps Backup and Restore

September 18, 2017

Via: CloudAlly

If you’re responsible for management of your company’s G Suite application, (previously/otherwise known as Google Apps for Business), you’ll appreciate its ease of use, reliability and mobile friendly features. Yet even though G Suite is a comprehensive, intuitive set of […]


Deployment Models, Others

How cloud HCM data can fuel new revenue streams

September 13, 2017

Via: Gartner Blog Network

The cloud transition of human capital management (HCM) applications is well underway. Gartner estimates that the top three HCM application providers combined are currently managing more than 100 million employee records with their cloud solutions. With the currently forecasted trend of cloud […]