Tag: cloud services

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Demystifying the cloud for CFOs

March 22, 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 […]

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Why a bare-metal cloud provider might be just what you need

March 21, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Cloud services, particularly infrastructure- and platform-as-a-service, are well established, but in some cases customers demand more — more control, more access to hardware, more performance, and the ability to pick their own operating environment. In those cases, they are looking […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Devops is essential to the cloud, and to its payoff

March 20, 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 […]

Cloud Computing Issues

What to do if your cloud provider stops offering its services

March 19, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

What would your organization do if your cloud provider were to go out of business? What happens if your cloud provider suddenly stops offering critical services that your organization requires for its business to function properly? Businesses need to start […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Amazon Delivers Unified Control Of Auto-Scaling Functionality Across Cloud Services

January 19, 2018

Via: CRN

AWS partners have long enjoyed the ability to set resources to scale automatically with the demand on customer workloads. A new feature from the cloud leader is the first to enable them to automate scaling across services from a single […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Modern Cloud Services that MSPs May Be Missing

January 11, 2018

Via: Talkin' Cloud

What can cloud computing do for MSPs? Five years ago, the answer to that question was quite different than it is today. If you haven’t kept up with the latest developments in cloud services and architectures, you may be missing […]

Cloud Computing Issues

Cloud migration: How to know if you’re going too fast or too slow

December 28, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Companies have decreased their spending on traditional system deployments to fund their cloud migration activities. Indeed, the IaaS market—including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google—has been exploding with growth over 40 percent in revenue per year since 2011, according to […]

Cloud Computing Issues

5 cloud computing trends to prepare for in 2018

December 11, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

As we enter the last quarter of 2017, business and IT executives are turning more of their attention to how they can use technology to accomplish their 2018 business objectives. We’ve compiled a list of five trends in cloud computing […]

Cloud clients

Why Certification Matters for Cloud Service Providers

December 4, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

As of 2017, the concept of “cloud” has become more of a norm for companies and organizations worldwide. Most now use cloud service providers (CSPs) for some part of their business, and cloud has grown from simply being an IT […]

Cloud clients

HPE Reports Better Than Expected Earnings

September 7, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

HPE on Tuesday surprised Wall Street with better-than-expected financial results for the fiscal 2017 third quarter ended July 31, and the rest of the industry with an announcement that it plans to acquire Cloud Technology Partners (CTP). Herein I examine the fiscal […]