IT's secret weapon: The pragmatic hybrid cloud

IT's secret weapon: The pragmatic hybrid cloud

Cloud vendors want you to pair the private cloud with the public cloud, but savvy IT pros have discovered they can pair legacy systems with the public cloud

09/27/16

Pro tip: Go old-school for cloud data transfer

Pro tip: Go old-school for cloud data transfer

In a world of high-speed data connections, loading up disks is still the best way to transfer huge volumes of data

09/23/16

In the IaaS gold rush, even Oracle faces tough odds

In the IaaS gold rush, even Oracle faces tough odds

As cloud workloads look set to explode, traditional enterprise vendors are piling into the market -- without much real differentiation

09/20/16

'Featuritis' could lead you to the wrong cloud

'Featuritis' could lead you to the wrong cloud

Specific capabilities can feel like a better fit, but be careful before putting certain features ahead of the big picture

09/16/16

Cloud management enters phase 2: Decentralization

Cloud management enters phase 2: Decentralization

Once cloud management is centralized, we'll be able to distribute the workloads closer to the users -- without returning to the era of silos

09/13/16

Reality check: Cloud growth projections don’t add up

Reality check: Cloud growth projections don’t add up

451 Research paints a rosy but unrealistic picture of cloud migration, despite all the recent momentum

09/09/16

Adapt or die: 3 imperatives for cloud projects

Adapt or die: 3 imperatives for cloud projects

Migrating to the cloud is still new territory, so you have to adapt as you blaze the trail

09/02/16

Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart

Devops and cloud: Great together, great apart

Devops and cloud computing go together like chocolate and peanut butter, but you can have one without the other

08/30/16

 Don't bring your bad security habits to the cloud

Don't bring your bad security habits to the cloud

Not enough enterprises are using their cloud migrations to finally bring their data security up to snuff

08/26/16

What Goldilocks can teach us about cloud migration

What Goldilocks can teach us about cloud migration

Too big, too small, just right -- the same criteria can help you decide the size of your cloud push

08/23/16

The second cloud wave is upon us, ready or not

The second cloud wave is upon us, ready or not

Enterprise cloud workloads should hit the 10 percent mark in 2018, and we'll need new management and governance tools to make it all work

08/19/16

Heathkits but better: Get started with IoT

Heathkits but better: Get started with IoT

Inexpensive IoT science kits will help developers get a real taste of the internet of things -- powered by AWS

08/16/16

Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

Traditional disaster recovery can be too expensive to implement, but cheaper cloud options render that risk unacceptable

08/12/16

The cloud computing effect: Better security for all

The cloud computing effect: Better security for all

IT's paranoia about the cloud forced better security approaches to become the norm and helped on-premises deployments

08/09/16

AWS, Microsoft, Google, and IBM: 2 clouds won't survive

AWS, Microsoft, Google, and IBM: 2 clouds won't survive

Today, four companies dominate IaaS -- but that could easily thin out in a few years

08/05/16

3 key factors missing from your cloud business case

3 key factors missing from your cloud business case

Don't ignore these 3 major considerations when justifying a cloud effort

08/02/16

Left behind: Who suffers in the cloud shift

Left behind: Who suffers in the cloud shift

New Gartner report shows what we’ve already seen: Money is moving to the cloud. But there will be winners, and there will be losers

07/29/16

Customer service: The next challenge for cloud providers

Customer service: The next challenge for cloud providers

Customer service is still a new concept for many cloud providers, but you can make sure you get what you need by communicating clearly

07/26/16

Is your workload cloud-ready? Ask these 3 questions

Is your workload cloud-ready? Ask these 3 questions

Most application workloads need modification to move to a public cloud, but some are ready to be moved as is

07/19/16

Prepare for the big cloud-driven job shakeup

Prepare for the big cloud-driven job shakeup

In a recent survey, Gartner found what early adopters already know: The cloud is changing IT careers in a big way

07/15/16

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