Tag: cloud vendor

Global Cloud

How finops affects cloud usage and repatriation

May 12, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

A 2022 study carried out by TechTarget’s Enterprise Strategy Group found that 62% of firms use third-party cloud-cost estimation tools. This included software to compare potential costs of different public cloud providers. The impact of these finops tools was clear […]

Global Cloud

Get used to cloud vendor lock-in

October 14, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

I’ll admit I felt a bit vindicated by this article about “embracing the discomfort” with cloud vendor lock-in. This is a reality I’ve stressed for years as organizations move to single and multicloud deployments. My viewpoint is not the result […]

Global Cloud

Don’t get locked out of multi-cloud options

June 17, 2022

Via: CIO

Long-standing fears about being locked into a particular vendor’s IT solution can freeze decision-making when IT leaders seek to invest in new capabilities. Multi-cloud provides new opportunities to quickly gain those capabilities without being exceedingly beholden to any one vendor, […]

Global Cloud

When selecting a cloud vendor, developer preference matters

August 4, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

Businesses selecting a cloud vendor to power their infrastructure weigh a number of factors before signing on. Developer preference may not immediately come to mind — but it could influence the value businesses can get out of the platform. More […]

Global Cloud

CIOs juggling digital transformation pace, bad data, cloud lock-in and business alignment

March 11, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Customer experience is driving digital transformation projects, but technology executives have a lot of worries including cloud vendor lock-in, data quality, upskilling employees and business alignment. Flexera surveyed 302 global C-suite executives in organizations with more than 2,000 employees. The […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Azure founders reflect on Microsoft’s first decade as a public cloud vendor

December 30, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft’s Azure operating system, codenamed “Red Dog,” was designed by a team of Microsoft OS experts including Dave Cutler, the father of VMS and Windows NT starting in latter half of the 2000s. Azure launched in February 2010 and has […]