Cloud computing reversal: From ‘go away’ to ‘I can’t miss out’

Cloud computing reversal: From ‘go away’ to ‘I can’t miss out’

More execs are scared of missing the boat on cloud computing than of cloud computing itself—a major change in the market

08/18/17

2 cloud tasks to do before 2017 ends

2 cloud tasks to do before 2017 ends

These two efforts are typically low-risk, high-reward, and you can easily complete them before the end of the year

08/15/17

Edge computing: What you need to know before you deploy

Edge computing: What you need to know before you deploy

Here are the three critical factors in deciding when to use edge computing’s specific techniques in your systems

08/11/17

Don’t waste your time with a hybrid cloud

Don’t waste your time with a hybrid cloud

The Achilles heel of the hybrid cloud is the private cloud, a technology platform that just isn’t up to the job

08/08/17

Fix your databases now as you migrate to the cloud

Fix your databases now as you migrate to the cloud

Fear shouldn’t define your IT strategy. Fixing your databases when you migrate to the cloud is cheaper than doing it later—or not at all

08/04/17

You need a cloud exit plan, even for AWS, Google, Microsoft, or IBM

You need a cloud exit plan, even for AWS, Google, Microsoft, or IBM

Business continuity planning was long a staple of IT management; it needs to be one for cloud management as well

08/01/17

Should 'Made in America' apply to cloud providers?

Should 'Made in America' apply to cloud providers?

As commoditization creates more competition in the public cloud, U.S. companies may have to choose between buying American and lower prices

07/28/17

Understand the multicloud management trade-off

Understand the multicloud management trade-off

Tools that abstract away the complexity of running multiple clouds can also hide powerful cloud-native features

07/25/17

Cloud app slow? Blame the app, not the cloud

Cloud app slow? Blame the app, not the cloud

Those who complain about cloud performance often overlook the obvious. It’s the application, dummy

07/21/17

Think twice before using bare-metal clouds

Think twice before using bare-metal clouds

While there are some benefits to using bare-metal clouds, they often don't outweigh the downsides

07/18/17

Cloud portability is still science fiction

Cloud portability is still science fiction

When will we have the ability to move workloads between public cloud providers without major surgery? Not soon

07/14/17

Will your cloud smarts be rewarded?

Will your cloud smarts be rewarded?

Many enterprises are reorganizing around cloud. For the right people to get the top jobs, IT orgs will have to change

07/11/17

How will the cloud change IT? Look at Microsoft

How will the cloud change IT? Look at Microsoft

The tech giant is reorganizing to address cloud business realities. Count on following its lead in two years

07/07/17

The latest cyber attacks show why the cloud is safer

The latest cyber attacks show why the cloud is safer

No major cloud provider has fallen victim to all the malware attacks of the last few years. What does that tell you?

07/04/17

3 tricks to better manage your public cloud services

3 tricks to better manage your public cloud services

You can call them hacks, tricks, or shortcuts, but whatever term you prefer, be sure to use these IaaS techniques

06/30/17

Don’t bet too soon on the hot cloud technologies

Don’t bet too soon on the hot cloud technologies

Microservices, devops, containers, machine learning, and the rest are all great ideas, but you can’t just jump into them

06/27/17

‘Pick that cloud, lose our business’: What to do

‘Pick that cloud, lose our business’: What to do

As giant tech companies compete, some are bullying customers to take sides. A multicloud strategy can help you stay out of their politics

06/23/17

This time, you can trust the cloud Magic Quadrant

This time, you can trust the cloud Magic Quadrant

Often, analysts’ vendor maps mislead enterprises in their technology choices, but this time IT can safely start with this vendor assessment

06/20/17

The 2 cloud security myths that must die

The 2 cloud security myths that must die

Too many people treat cloud security as a black-and-white proposition, which risks wasting lots of money or having security gaps—or both

06/16/17

3 killer cloud skills that will get you hired today

3 killer cloud skills that will get you hired today

Companies are paying mad money for these cloud skills

06/13/17

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