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Tag: Cloud Models


Cloud Computing Issues

Devops is essential to the cloud, and to its payoff

April 4, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The notion of devops means that you’re streamlining the movement of applications from the point of need to production. It matters not if you’re changing or improving applications or building new ones. Of course, devops arose around the rise of cloud […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Demystifying the cloud for CFOs

March 29, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

In the beginning, the IT department was cloud’s natural early adopter. There was initial resistance due to security concerns and the apparent risks to job roles – but the advantages of cost and scalability made the business case for PAYG […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Why hybrid cloud bursting went nowhere

March 28, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Years ago, the notion of hybrid cloud bursting was compelling: How cool is it to have workloads on both private and public clouds and be able to run those workloads on the private cloud during normal operations and burst to […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Multicloud mania: what to know

February 2, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

When enterprises started moving workloads and applications to the public cloud, it made sense to adapt existing networking technologies to the new domain. But while compute and storage have successfully become ‘cloud-like,’ networking hasn’t. Cloud networking solutions being offered by […]


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, Others

Don’t fall for the ‘pluggable cloud’ siren call

January 12, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

People once made requests for hybrid cloud because of the perception of flexibility. Now they make multicloud requests, for the same reasons. Multicloud is just part of a cloud architecture that uses more than two clouds, private and/or public. However, most multicloud […]


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, Hybrid Cloud

Continuous Monitoring for Your Hybrid Cloud Systems

January 5, 2018

Via: Cloud Expo

Cavirin Systems has just announced C2, a SaaS offering designed to bring continuous security assessment and remediation to hybrid environments, containers, and data centers. Cavirin C2 is deployed within Amazon Web Services (AWS) and features a flexible licensing model for […]


Deployment Models, Others

Will Multi-Clouds Play Nice Together?

January 2, 2018

Via: Cloud Expo

The last two years has seen discussions about cloud computing evolve from the public / private / hybrid split to the reality that most enterprises will be creating a complex, multi-cloud strategy. Companies are wary of committing all of their […]