Tag: cloud

Deployment Models, Private Cloud

The case for “stepping stone” private clouds

May 21, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

Public cloud providers surprised a great deal of people when they came out with proprietary private clouds. (That’s where actual hardware and software support a subset of public cloud services.) I’m pretty sure they don’t like me to call them […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

European companies turn to IBM hybrid cloud and AI for growth

May 17, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Companies are migrating to the cloud at increasing rates across the globe. At the forefront of this move are companies in the US and Western Europe, according to a report from Though many companies have only completed 20 percent […]

Global Cloud, Uncategorized

Do you know what your cloud use really costs?

May 16, 2019

Via: CIO

In these days of cloud services and BYOD, you can’t always tell what you’re spending on IT by looking at purchasing agreements. You can start by asking your finance team, but if you’re a large company you don’t want to […]

Global Cloud

Cloud computing and AI: Can IBM finally catch the wave this time around?

May 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

It’s easy to see that IBM’s current annual revenues of $79.95bn have put it back where it was in 1998, when its revenues were $81.67bn: the numbers are on the public record. But this doesn’t allow for inflation. If you […]

Global Cloud

Balance tactical with strategic when thinking cloud

May 3, 2019

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s always been an issue—those who look at IT architecture as something that exists to serve a single application or small systems domain. These days many organizations fail to select a cloud technology to serve enterprise IT as a whole. […]

Global Cloud

The role of IT in the cloud era

April 29, 2019

Via: TechRadar

New innovations such as the cloud and increased security risks have changed the role of the IT department drastically over the last few years. Businesses have moved from primarily using traditional applications to web-based and cloud apps which in turn […]

Cloud clients

Brazilian firms shift to cloud to reignite innovation

April 29, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Migration of systems to cloud environments is a key priority for IT decision makers in Brazil as a means to resume innovation initiatives, according to a new study. Some 80 percent of Brazilian C-level executives in IT and analytics polled […]

Cloud clients

How the rail industry has harnessed the power of the cloud

April 26, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

As the number of rail passengers continues to grow and with the opening up of competition within the industry, investment in the right technology can help create conditions ideal for future innovation and improvement to the passenger experience. Investment in […]

Cloud clients

5 Things We Can Learn from HR Cloud Natives

April 25, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

HR cloud natives – those who have knowingly embraced ground-up native cloud systems and digital-first HR – are seeking out new and better ways to harness the latest technologies to the benefit of both their organisation and employees. So, what […]

Global Cloud

Oracle turns to innovation hubs to drive cultural and business shift to cloud

April 23, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Oracle was founded in 1977. While it’s not exactly IBM or GE, both of which date back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries respectively, it is old enough to be experiencing a fair bit of disruption in its […]