How much cloud is too much cloud?

How much cloud is too much cloud?

Not every enterprise application makes sense for the cloud. Here's how you'll know when you've exhausted the right migration candidates

12/06/16

The big news at AWS Re:Invent isn't what you think

The big news at AWS Re:Invent isn't what you think

It’s now clear that as AWS goes, so goes the rest of the cloud industry. But don't count on that always being true

12/02/16

Beware the dumb and dangerous ideas creeping into the cloud

Beware the dumb and dangerous ideas creeping into the cloud

Cloud computing is a booming business, and stupid ideas are back

11/29/16

Memo to cloud providers: Stop selling pipe dreams

Memo to cloud providers: Stop selling pipe dreams

Cloud providers are pushing predictive analytics, machine learning, and IoT, but most companies simply want to move their workloads first

11/22/16

Containers in the enterprise: The good, the bad, the ugly

Containers in the enterprise: The good, the bad, the ugly

Containers can bring real value to the enterprise, but it's hard to wade through the hype to make the commitment

11/18/16

Cloud computing’s next gambit: Data as a service

Cloud computing’s next gambit: Data as a service

The recent collaboration between the American Heart Association and Amazon Web Services points the cloud in a new direction beyond storage

11/15/16

How to approach machine learning in the cloud

How to approach machine learning in the cloud

Machine learning needs lots of data, and the best place for all that data and the systems that use it is in the cloud

11/11/16

Executive dilemma: Approve the cloud, get a pay cut

Executive dilemma: Approve the cloud, get a pay cut

The common EBITDA metric that financial analysts follow -- and which affects executive pay -- is biased against operational expenses such as cloud services

11/08/16

2017 is the year the cloud zooms like a rocket

2017 is the year the cloud zooms like a rocket

2016 was the inflection point for cloud migration, and in 2017, the pace and scale will really challenge IT departments

11/04/16

3 key cloud trends you'll see at AWS Re:Invent

3 key cloud trends you'll see at AWS Re:Invent

Tactical alignment to current enterprise needs, help in data migration, and updated buzzword support are all coming to a cloud near you

11/01/16

Beware shortcuts in your journey to the cloud

Beware shortcuts in your journey to the cloud

Cloud providers tell you to lift and shift your apps for fast migration, but that approach will cost you dearly

10/28/16

Don't let company politics derail your cloud plans

Don't let company politics derail your cloud plans

By treating cloud transformation as simply an IT project, you can surely expect the rest of the business to place barriers in your way

10/25/16

The cloud will absorb Windows (and the rest)

The cloud will absorb Windows (and the rest)

It's hugely inefficient and expensive to manage client operating systems -- and the cloud gives us a way to stop doing so

10/21/16

The AWS-VMware deal will bear fruit ... eventually

The AWS-VMware deal will bear fruit ... eventually

VMware and Amazon have good reasons to develop a hybrid cloud partnership, but the results won't appear overnight

10/18/16

Unlock the next level of cloud security

Unlock the next level of cloud security

Cloud providers offer some of the best security in the industry, but you can take an extra protective step with a monitoring service

10/11/16

Cloud computing's true value can't be measured in dollars

Cloud computing's true value can't be measured in dollars

Companies are moving to the cloud to save money, but in doing so, they're missing out on greater benefits

10/07/16

Machine learning hits the cloud -- and more businesses

Machine learning hits the cloud -- and more businesses

The cloud makes business artificial intelligence cheap enough to incorporate into your business operations

10/04/16

What to do when hackers break into your cloud

What to do when hackers break into your cloud

Single-tenant breaches can and do happen -- and it's usually IT's fault. Here's how to recover from one and prevent another

09/30/16

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

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