Think again: Data integration is different in the cloud

Think again: Data integration is different in the cloud

Not only is data integration an afterthought in most cloud migrations, it's usually addressed with obsolete methods. Don’t make either mistake

04/25/17

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

04/21/17

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

04/18/17

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

04/14/17

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

04/11/17

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

04/07/17

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

04/04/17

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

03/31/17

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

03/28/17

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

03/24/17

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

03/21/17

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

03/17/17

The path to cloud success goes through your data

The path to cloud success goes through your data

Here are the three key capabilities you need to succeed in the cloud once you’re operational

03/14/17

Containers are right for many cloud apps—but not all

Containers are right for many cloud apps—but not all

Beware the common technologist trap of doing something because it is trendy rather than figuring out if it’s actually the right move

03/10/17

Stay proactive to maintain peak cloud performance

Stay proactive to maintain peak cloud performance

Performance has to be built into your applications from the start, then maintained and monitored regularly

03/07/17

Cloud management will save your butt

Cloud management will save your butt

Systems can and will fail. But there's no good excuse for not being prepared with cloud-management tools

03/03/17

Cloud project? Prepare for failure

Cloud project? Prepare for failure

Your cloud project has a one-in-three chance of going belly up, so plan accordingly

02/28/17

Yes, the cloud will kill jobs—maybe even yours

Yes, the cloud will kill jobs—maybe even yours

Your cloud migration strategy should include preparation for the cloud eliminating your IT job

02/24/17

Better health care through the cloud? Don't count on it

Better health care through the cloud? Don't count on it

Few industries need the cloud as much as health care, but the technologically backward industry won't likely to rise to the occasion

02/21/17

Azure’s rise instills doubts in AWS shops

Azure’s rise instills doubts in AWS shops

Microsoft’s cloud platform is seeing a surge of adoption, causing some enterprises to fear they backed the wrong horse. But the race has only begun

02/17/17

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