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Private Cloud

Using a private cloud? Admit your error and go public instead

May 2, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Amazon Web Services has announced that Oath, the former Yahoo, has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. Sounds like another routine “win” announcement from a cloud vendor, doesn’t it? But this one is far from routine. Just last […]


Deployment Models, Others

IDC Finds Less Than 10% of European Organizations Are Multicloud Ready

May 1, 2018

Via: Cloud Tweaks

FRANKFURT, May 1, 2018 — A recent survey by International Data Corporation (IDC) found that only a small minority of European organizations have taken sufficient steps toward establishing a fully fledged multicloud strategy. “Virtually all European enterprises will soon use […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

What is hybrid cloud really, and what’s the best strategy?

April 13, 2018

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Ask a group of IT leaders to define what a hybrid cloud is, and their answers are likely to be as diverse as the companies they work for. Once a black-and-white definition describing organizations with a mix of apps that […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The Economics, Concepts and Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

April 10, 2018

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Enthusiasm for cloud computing has as much to do with economics as technology. Growth in the number of applications and the volume of data that must be managed have made datacenters a major item of corporate expense. Figuring out the […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Beware these 2 barriers to successful cloud migration

April 6, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Cloud migration is hard. Can it be easy? Yes, when all the applications are well-designed, the databases have consistent and nonredundant structures, and security requirements are straightforward and well understood. But that’s never the case. Migrating from on-premises systems to […]


Cloud Computing Issues

The evidence is in: The cloud’s advantages are now clear to business

February 13, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

One of the likely outcomes of moving to the public cloud is altering how products are designed, a recent Harvard Business Review article shows. With cloud, there is closer collaboration between corporate IT departments and business units—sales, finance, forecasting, and […]


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 […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Why not build your own Cloud environment using OpenStack?

January 17, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

This has resulted in increased demands on control and availability of Cloud services that need to be more stringent, putting power and agility back into the hands of an organisation’s IT teams. Public Cloud technologies like AWS, Azure or the […]