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Deployment Models, Private Cloud

The private cloud is now a peripheral to the public cloud

December 11, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

No matter if you’re looking at Microsoft’s Azure Stack, Amazon Web Services’s Outpost, or Google’s Kubernetes Engine (GKE) on premises, that emerging pattern is the same: placing an on-premises version of a pubic cloud’s cloud services that runs on hardware […]


Cloud Computing Issues

The path to cloud security goes through integration

December 7, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The cloud security problem is not really a problem any more. Indeed, we have the best security technology in the public clouds these days, and in some cases it’s better than what’s in the on-premises systems that are no longer […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud

December 6, 2018

Via: CIO

On September 4, 2018, a cooling problem in a data center created an outage for Microsoft Azure cloud that impacted companies across the south central United States. “Azure was down for most of one business day,” said one IT professional. […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Don’t go overboard at the edge in edge computing

December 4, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

The whole idea of edge computing is to push some processing and data retention out to the edge of the network. As we move to internet of things (IoT) devices that are gathering gobs of data, it makes sense to […]


Deployment Models, Others

What is multicloud?

October 24, 2018

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

You might have heard that multicloud is the future of IT. It would be more accurate to say it’s the present of IT. According to Rightscale, more than 80 percent of enterprises already have a multicloud strategy. But what is […]


Cloud Computing Issues

5G will bring cloud computing to everyone

September 25, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I gave a cloud computing talk in a rural Midwest town a few years ago. I went on and on about the benefits of using the cloud. During my talk, I noticed a lot of folded arms and concerned faces. […]


Cloud Computing Issues

4 hidden cloud computing costs that will get you fired

September 21, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

John just finished the first wave on cloud workload migrations for his company. With a solid 500 applications and related data sets migrated to a public cloud, he now has a good understanding of what the costs are after these […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

The 3 reasons CIOs have become cloud-first

September 11, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

CIOs are increasingly assured that a cloud-first strategy is the way to go. Analyst firm Gartner says global spending on public cloud services will grow 21.4 percent through 2018 to total $186.4 billion, up from $153.5 billion in 2017. So, […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud, Public Cloud

Call me surprised: Google takes a step in the “public cloud vendors offering private” race

August 1, 2018

Via: The Diversity Blog

If you had asked me, a year or so ago, which of the three largest public cloud vendors was most likely to offer a compelling hybrid cloud offering, I would have said Microsoft without a doubt. After all, AWS is […]


Cloud Computing Issues

Cloudops: The neglected part of cloud migration

July 31, 2018

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

It’s 2:00 a.m. A pager goes off in a suburban home. A bleary-eyed woman makes her way to a terminal hooked up to a 1200-baud modem. She works until 6:00 a.m. to fix the system problem remotely, this time just […]