Tag: Enterprise IT

Service Models

Network services in 2024: 3 off-the-wall ideas

December 14, 2023

Via: Network World

So the poet Arthur Guiterman tells us. Time marches on. The days when enterprises built their own networks using routers and digital trunks are, for all practical purposes, gone. Thirty years ago, more than three-quarters of enterprises said that was […]

Deployment Models, Others

Thoughtworks weighs in on multicloud

May 23, 2022

Via: Info World

Multicloud simply won’t go away. AWS spent years trying to avoid it, with persistent messaging that multicloud was more exception than rule. Former CEO Andy Jassy was fond of saying, “The vast majority don’t end up choosing to be multicloud. […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud storage: Options for rearchitecting enterprise IT

January 24, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

There is huge momentum in moving IT infrastructure to the public cloud. It enables IT departments to avoid the up-front costs of buying hardware and maintaining on-premise enterprise systems. In Forrester’s The future of enterprise data storage report, analysts discussed […]

Cloud Clients

How Quickly Are Companies Really Adopting Cloud? It’s Complicated

March 26, 2021

Via: InformationWeek

One company saw the promise of cloud computing early on, went all in, and continues to embrace bleeding-edge cloud technologies. Another stubbornly clings to existing mentalities, an on-prem virtualization-dominant model and, despite the potential cost savings and increased efficiencies, only […]

Service Models

Enterprise IT pros see most workloads in cloud by 2018

April 3, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

Within two years, a majority of enterprises expect to be running their workloads in the cloud. After getting past considerable concerns about privacy and security, companies are increasingly placing their faith — and their information and services — in the […]

Global Cloud

SDN on the rise and cloud still not understood

March 23, 2017

Via: Business Cloud News

Research from Viavi Solutions has indicated SDN technologies are on the rise within enterprise organizations, but there also might be a number of organizations who are implementing the cloud for the wrong reasons. In its ninth annual State of the […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Head in the clouds: Four key trends affecting enterprises

November 15, 2016

Via: Business Cloud News

Cloud is changing the way businesses are functioning and has provided a new and improved level of flexibility and collaboration. Companies worldwide are realising the cloud’s capabilities to generate new business models and promote sustainable competitive advantage; The impact of […]

Global Cloud

Benefits of cloud communications in a crisis situation

September 16, 2016

Via: Business Cloud News

In November 2015, the people of Paris were victims of a series of co-ordinated terrorist attacks that targeted several locations and venues across the city. Whilst emergency services were left to deal with the aftermath of the deadliest attack on […]

Cloud Clients

Oracle continues efforts to buy its way into the cloud market with $532 million acquisition

May 3, 2016

Via: Business Cloud News

Oracle has announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Opower for approximately $532 million, seemingly continuing its efforts to muscle into the lucrative cloud space through acquisition as opposed to organic growth. Opower, which provides customer engagement and […]

Global Cloud

Fresh redundancies illustrate IBM’s continuing cloud challenge

March 8, 2016

Via: Business Cloud News

Within the last twelve months, the company has inducted more than 70,000 IBMers and spent more on acquisitions than in any other 12-month period in its history. Focusing on data analytics, security, machine learning and mobile, the business is attracting […]