Category: Service Models

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

Running a Hybrid Cloud Practice Means “Cloud-Everywhere”

January 5, 2021

Via: CIO

As someone responsible for running a global consulting practice, other than running the business, there are two drivers: Is “cloud everywhere” real or hype for customers? What is the nature of cloud services that are sourced on-premises? The principle of […]

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

Infrastructure-as-a-Service Security Responsibilities

November 19, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

It’s no secret many organizations rely on popular cloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft for access to computing infrastructure. The many perks of cloud services, such as the ability to quickly scale resources without the upfront cost of buying physical […]

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

How to Choose the Right Cloud Printing Solution for Your Business

October 29, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The demand for cloud printing is primarily driven by the overall organizational benefits of Software as a Service (SaaS) portfolio. The expectation of flexibility in workplace tools, of plug-and-play solutions for cloud print services are also a factor. The benefits […]

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

Equinix launches bare metal cloud service

October 14, 2020

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Having completed its purchase of bare-metal cloud specialist Packet in March, Equinix is announcing the availability of Equinix Metal, an automated and interconnected bare metal cloud service in four major regions. A bare metal service means the customer provides the […]

Global Cloud, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

Nextcloud 20: One private cloud to rule them all

October 5, 2020

Via: ZDnet

I’ve long recommended Nextcloud as a wonderful open-source, private Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud. I run it myself both on a server in my office and on my TMDHosting remote server. Over time, though, Nextcloud has been adding more features. These include […]

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Remote working world reveals cloud/SaaS security concerns

September 29, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

With the number of employees working from home or other remote locations skyrocketing, there has been a huge rise in the use of cloud applications and services and, according to research from Enea, a commensurate increase in risky behaviours and […]

Global Cloud, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Service Models

Leveraging DevOps Infrastructure as Code to Improve Cloud Provisioning Time by 65%

September 16, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Infrastructure provisioning used to be a highly manual process for Digital Service Providers (DSPs). Infrastructure engineers would rack and stack the servers and will manually configure them. Then they will install the applications over the provisioned hardware. This was a […]

Global Cloud, Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

Hyland’s acquisition of Alfresco software accelerates its path to cloud

September 11, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Hyland Software, best known for its OnBase and Perceptive content management portfolios, has just announced it will acquire Alfresco Software. Both vendors were named as “Leaders” in The Forrester Wave: ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019 (subscription required). This is a […]

Service Models, Software as a service (SaaS)

ERP Software License versus Cloud ERP SaaS Subscription ─ Pros and Cons 

August 25, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Your software is an asset. Software vendors such as Oracle and SAP are pressing customers to replace existing enterprise applications in order to move to the vendor’s new platform. Yet, most companies have invested millions in their current ERP systems […]

Platform as a service (PaaS), Service Models

Shared Responsibility for Cloud Security: What You Need to Know

August 19, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The COVID-19 pandemic changed business practices worldwide. The traditional workplace transformed; for many, the “new norm” is now a home office and a virtual workplace with employees holding meetings via video teleconferencing tools and communicating through email and applications like […]