David Linthicum

David S. Linthicum is a consultant at Cloud Technology Partners and an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader. Dave has authored 13 books on computing, the latest of which is "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach." Dave’s industry experience includes tenures as CTO and CEO of several successful software companies, and upper-level management positions in Fortune 100 companies. He keynotes leading technology conferences on cloud computing, SOA, enterprise application integration, and enterprise architecture. Dave writes the Cloud Computing blog for InfoWorld. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise's TechBeacon marketing website.

Think again: Data integration is different in the cloud

Don’t let cloud providers kick you off like United

Don’t let cloud providers kick you off like United

Cloud contracts are as one-sided as airline tickets’ terms. Enterprises will learn that soon enough, but they also have hidden power they should use

Your cloud choice: Succeed slowly or fail fast

Your cloud choice: Succeed slowly or fail fast

If you don’t spend the time planning for this major shift in IT, you can count on being disappointed in your cloud migration

Boycott ISPs that abuse privacy, net neutrality

Boycott ISPs that abuse privacy, net neutrality

Enterprises should kick abusive ISPs to the curb—because the government surely won’t

You need your ‘cloud brain’ more than ever

You need your ‘cloud brain’ more than ever

Old-school, datacenter-based tactical thinking will lead you to oblivion in the new cloud-based world of IT

Coping with H-1B limits: Distribute your talent instead

Coping with H-1B limits: Distribute your talent instead

The clampdown on H-1B visas may finally force companies to distribute their workforces like they distribute their workloads

AWS is moving beyond IaaS and PaaS

AWS is moving beyond IaaS and PaaS

Amazon Connect is the latest example of AWS, Microsoft, and Google using their infrastructure to provide more business services

IT pros agree: Security is better in the cloud

IT pros agree: Security is better in the cloud

A survey of 300 IT pros shows that cloud security is preferred over on-prem security for protecting your data and systems

In the cloud, you don’t need a college degree

In the cloud, you don’t need a college degree

Employers want people who can deliver effective solutions, regardless of where they learned their skills

The barrier to cloud security isn't the technology

The barrier to cloud security isn't the technology

Cloud security requires that we blend the old with the new. In too many enterprises, this proves to be a political challenge

Calculate your cloud costs with this simple formula

Calculate your cloud costs with this simple formula

Cloudops is an ongoing expense that too many enterprises don't properly estimate, putting critical operations at risk. Here's how to get the number right

Why the U.S. should give tax breaks to cloud adopters

Why the U.S. should give tax breaks to cloud adopters

India wants to subsidize cloud adoption, but America is considering taxing it. We’d all be better off if the government instead used tax policy to favor the cloud

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