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Global Cloud

CIOs rethink all-in cloud strategies

February 27, 2024

Via: CIO

After years of marching to the cloud migration drumbeat, CIOs are increasingly becoming circumspect about the cloud-first mantra, catching on to the need to turn some workloads away from the public cloud to platforms where they will run more productively, […]


Cloud Security

Navigating the Intersection of Cloud Security and Compliance Audits: Strategies for Success 

November 6, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Admit it; cloud computing plays a pivotal role in the digital transformation of an organization. And most businesses have already jumped on the cloud bandwagon to streamline their processes, operations, and overall business growth. Enterprises are leveraging the dual benefits […]


Global Cloud

Perspectives on how cloud computing & app development trends will take shape in 2023

February 27, 2023

Via: CIO

We’ve entered another year where current economic conditions are pressuring organizations to do more with less, all while still executing against digital transformation imperatives to keep the business running and competitive. To understand how organizations may be approaching their cloud […]


Global Cloud

Prevent Cloud Cost Spirals by Building Cost Resilience Into Your Cloud

January 5, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

In general, IT teams want cloud resources to be up. The higher your uptime rates, the better your business can meet SLA compliance requirements. But as Gartner analyst David Wright put it at the company’s recent IT Infrastructure, Operations and […]


Global Cloud

The Road to Cloud Purgatory

September 28, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

It’s said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Well, in my opinion, the road to purgatory is paved with empty principles. It’s certainly common enough in cloud adoption. Day after day, clients show up with cloud […]


Global Cloud

Top 10 Trends Transforming the Cloud, According to Forrester

September 26, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

In a recent report issued by Forrester, ten trends stood out as shapers of how the cloud’s continued evolution as more organizations try leverage its potential. A core takeaway from the report was the theme that cloud strategies must be […]


Global Cloud

The secrets of successful cloud-first strategies

March 8, 2022

Via: CIO

Today’s cloud strategies revolve around two distinct poles: the “lift and shift” approach, in which applications and associated data are moved to the cloud without being redesigned; and the “cloud-first” approach, in which applications are developed or redesigned specifically for […]


Global Cloud

Why businesses require fluid cloud strategies

February 11, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Picture this: you’re the CIO of an enterprise. Five years ago, you chose one cloud platform and migrated all your tools, applications, and technology capabilities. Today, everything is still operating as planned – with your technology smoothly integrated and maximized […]


Global Cloud

5 steps for finding value in the cloud

February 2, 2022

Via: CIO

There are always growing pains associated with new technology—and the cloud is no exception. Many companies have made big investments but have been disappointed with the results. But giving up is not really an option: the cloud could generate as […]


Global Cloud

Top 10 cloud stories of 2021

December 23, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

There have been plenty of ups and downs in the world of cloud over the course of 2021, as the US public cloud giants continue to win deals and grow their share of the market, much to the chagrin of […]


Global Cloud

How cloud strategies will evolve after the pandemic

May 21, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

Cloud implementations, previously put off, became a staple of pandemic-era business survival. The shift to remote everything — work, school, shopping, personal events — caused an uptick in cloud reliance and necessity unlike what enterprise has witnessed in the past. […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

5 challenges every multicloud strategy must address

December 14, 2020

Via: CIO

Companies have been moving data, applications, and development work to the cloud in greater numbers for the past several years — a trend that has seen a significant boost since the coronavirus pandemic triggered a rise in remote work and […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Open Source Mindset Bolsters Hybrid Cloud Strategies

November 12, 2020

Via: CIO

There is a cloud strategy for every organization, and typically it involves a hybrid infrastructure comprising multiple clouds. Only 9% of enterprises rely on 100% on-premises IT environment, and only 9% rely on an all-cloud environment, according to IDG’s 2020 […]


Deployment Models, Others

Future proof your business: How to become a complete cloud solutions provider

June 7, 2016

Via: CompareTheCloud

The proliferation of cloud technology means traditional providers must adapt their offering from transactional services to an integrated solution, delivering services traditionally outside of their core capabilities. The benefits of switching to the cloud are vast. For instance, the latest […]


Global Cloud

Developing a Data Exit Strategy—What’s Your Next Move in the Cloud?

May 6, 2016

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Cloud entry strategy has been top of mind in IT organizations for years. Now that the industry has reached a level of maturity—with multiple players and offerings—the need for an exit strategy has emerged. Fredrik Forslund is the director of […]