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Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

When it comes to cloud, one size does not fit all

September 1, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

While the cloud market is very competitive, enterprises are making it clear that when it comes to cloud, one size does not fit all. They can’t build their businesses by just relying on infrastructure-as-a-serve (IaaS) and committing to one vendor. […]


Deployment Models, Others

Rising to the Cloud: How Storage as-a-Service has Turned the Industry Inside-out

August 31, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

The data storage industry has been turned irrevocably on its head. If you have been working in this fast-changing market for some time, you may remember that, not too long ago, your storage requirements were fulfilled by industry titans. They […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

How to Move to a Cloud Subscription Model

August 30, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

It’s a huge issue as software companies move from an all-upfront-charge model to subscriptions in the cloud. Has the last shoe dropped now that data analytics provider Tableau decided to push subscriptions for smoother sales? What must other cloud firms […]


Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

August 30, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

The Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley opened in Santa Clara, California, today with announcements by the Cloud Foundry Foundation of a new certification for developers as well as a new member, Microsoft. Several years ago, news of Redmond shelling out […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

How to Tune your SaaS Business Model

August 28, 2017

Via: Gartner Blog Network

Three key performance metrics, across different stages of growth, form the foundation of a successful SaaS business model. Technology business unit leaders (especially those new to SaaS) need to understand these metrics to build, optimize and scale a successful positive-cash-flow […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

The Cloud – Thank You for Helping SaaS Providers to Step it up a Gear

June 23, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

This is a love letter to the Cloud. That’s right, you read that correctly. I love the Cloud and I’m not afraid to say it… A little sappy, I know, but you get where I’m going with this; the Cloud […]


Deployment Models, Others

If Everything is a Service, Why Do We Need Data Centers?

June 1, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Imagine a remake of the original Indiana Jones movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark. Eerie music is playing during that iconic final scene. The camera closely follows a clerk pushing a crate containing the Ark of the Covenant. It pans […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

The 7 Most Likeable SaaS CEOs

June 1, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

We’ve already explored what traits the best CEOs have in common, but who exactly are the most likeable CEOs in the SaaS industry? Owler has released its 2017 Owler National Likeability Study which evaluates how well liked CEOs are relative […]


Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

SaaS App Use Up 33 Percent Over Last Year

May 30, 2017

Via: Talkin' Cloud

The average company uses 16 SaaS apps, up 33 percent from a year ago, according to BetterCloud’s 2017 State of the SaaS-Powered Workplace Report. By 2020, nearly three in four respondents said that 80 percent or more of their apps will […]


Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

Are VMs more secure than containers?

May 22, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

We often say, “HTTPS is secure,” or “HTTP is not secure.” But what we mean is that “HTTPS is hard to snoop and makes man-in-the-middle attacks difficult” or “my grandmother has no trouble snooping HTTP.” Nevertheless, HTTPS has been hacked, […]