David Linthicum

Columnist

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's TechBeacon marketing website.

Data isolationism will hold back the cloud

The cloud rains on VMware's parade

The cloud rains on VMware's parade

The numbers aren't good for VMware and other companies that profited from old-school data centers. Could this be the beginning of the end?

Why Microsoft's private Azure cloud will fail

Why Microsoft's private Azure cloud will fail

Microsoft Azure has made great strides, but as a private cloud platform, it's going backward

Confused yet? Clouds crib from enterprise licenses

Confused yet? Clouds crib from enterprise licenses

The ELA and its variants may comfort IT buyers, but they also increase the complexity and make it harder to know you made the right decision

No matter who wins in US vs. Microsoft, we all lose

No matter who wins in US vs. Microsoft, we all lose

As the U.S. government and Microsoft battle over access to cloud data, major implications await both users and corporations

 Now raging: The 3 cloud battles that matter most

Now raging: The 3 cloud battles that matter most

AWS, Microsoft, and Google have won the public cloud wars, clearing the space for more meaningful battles over security, APIs, and reporting to play out

The cloud is a bargain, but it's not cheap

The cloud is a bargain, but it's not cheap

A new study shows that cloud pricing for enterprises has dropped by two-thirds. So why does the cloud still seem so expensive?

2 tips to avoid sticker shock in the cloud

2 tips to avoid sticker shock in the cloud

Public clouds charge you to move data to and from them, yet many systems don't factor the cost into their designs

The cloud and the Internet of things are inseparable

The cloud and the Internet of things are inseparable

The Internet of things requires the cloud to work, and the cloud will evolve to better serve IoT

How the cloud has modernized SOA

How the cloud has modernized SOA

The new SOA is not the SOA you used a decade ago, and you probably don't even know you're using it today

Picking a public cloud? Think beyond AWS, Google, and Microsoft

Picking a public cloud? Think beyond AWS, Google, and Microsoft

No single cloud provider is likely to meet all your needs, so don't try to force-fit everything to one 'solution'

3 cloud resolutions for 2016

3 cloud resolutions for 2016

Along with losing those extra pounds, think about leveraging clouds in better and more productive ways

Load More