Tag: cloud

On May 22, 2017

Five Key Benefits of Cloud Automation

Today’s fast-paced business environment often requires complex IT systems and infrastructure in order for enterprises to be competitive and remain productive. But while IT has evolved to streamline and simplify a variety of enterprise tasks, managing those systems remains a challenge. That’s why many companies are turning to cloud automation tools to help them optimize
On May 18, 2017

What You Need To Know About The Hot Hybrid Cloud

It’s often the case that the most effective solution in the "public vs. private" debate is actually a mix of both: the hybrid cloud. Businesses stand to benefit in numerous ways from hybrid cloud solutions. There is, however, a catch: effective management of the hybrid cloud requires in-depth knowledge that is not often available in-house.
On May 8, 2017

Digital Transformation: A Disruptor’s Tool for Changing the Playing Field

In a world that is changing quickly, driven largely by technology, it is no longer adequate for enterprises to move at human speed. To remain competitive, productive, and cost effective, businesses must embrace the possibilities of digital transformation and the benefits of moving at the speed of technology. This transformation is not necessarily a comfortable
On May 1, 2017

Changing IT Procurement in the Era of Cloud Shift

The past five years have seen an increasing transition to “as a Service” and cloud solutions. This trend is predicted to see continued growth and expansion. With this cloud shift comes the opportunity for change to other organizational processes, one of which is in IT procurement. The modern business environment has empowered IT departments to
On April 3, 2017

3 Considerations for Managing a Multi-Cloud Deployment

The enterprise world is one that no longer recognizes physical walls and borders but instead is fluid, dynamic, and mobile. This new paradigm means business mobility is a must for any company that wants to remain competitive. The cloud has emerged to address this borderless business environment, but even the cloud is quickly morphing to accommodate
On March 13, 2017

5 Hybrid Cloud Management Scenarios

Enterprises have a variety of choices when it comes to choosing a cloud service, and they likewise have a choice when it comes to implementing the tools to manage their cloud deployment. For enterprises that choose a hybrid cloud model, there are five deployment scenarios around the available management tools that enterprises might consider to help make the
On March 6, 2017

Want to Achieve Real Business Transformation? Start with Modern Data Integration First.

Over the last decade, the world of technology has become intensely data-focused. As a society, we generate more data than ever before, and that trend had no indication of stopping.  Collecting, assessing, and using big data to make meaningful strategic decisions has become a discipline in its own right. This transition is referred to as
On February 13, 2017

6 Steps to Creating a Successful Enterprise Cloud Model

Avoiding downtime is one of the most critical factors when considering implementing cloud services. Unplanned downtime can cause enterprises hundreds of thousands of dollars, and evidence suggests the average cost per instance is increasing each year. The cloud is a potential solution for enterprises seeking to curb the increasing problem of downtime losses. In addition
On January 24, 2017

Cloud Sandboxes and DevOps Productivity

When I was a kid I loved nothing more than the sandbox below the tree fort that my Dad built. My sandbox was a place where anything was possible. The toys of my childhood (the great ‘80s) all still bear the scars of that sandbox, in fact, my own children don’t play with any of
On January 3, 2017

Cost of Ownership on Public vs. Private Cloud Arrangements: A Matter of Realism

A long-standing assumption in cloud services has been that public cloud is less expensive than a private cloud arrangement. Professionals in IT seem to be sharply divided into one camp or the other on this topic. The answer depends upon how the company is equipped to manage hardware and infrastructure components as well as the