Too late, PaaS, you missed your shot in the cloud

Too late, PaaS, you missed your shot in the cloud

As PaaS providers split into narrow slices, IaaS clouds have absorbed the critical capabilities that PaaS originally promised

01/13/17

3 reasons why 2017 will see massive cloud migration

3 reasons why 2017 will see massive cloud migration

Enterprises have spent two years putting the pieces in place to move applications to PaaS and IaaS; they're now ready to go full speed ahead

01/10/17

The pros and cons of serverless computing

The pros and cons of serverless computing

Getting cloud-based server resources on demand is the new big thing, but should you jump on the bandwagon?

01/06/17

Planning is over—it’s time to actually move to the cloud

Planning is over—it’s time to actually move to the cloud

It's time for IT to move from the what of the cloud to the how of the cloud

01/03/17

3 simple steps to compliance in the cloud

3 simple steps to compliance in the cloud

You need more than a strategy; you need the knowledge and the tools to bake in compliance

12/23/16

Your cloud strategy must include no-cloud options

Your cloud strategy must include no-cloud options

Not all applications can move to the cloud, but they can still leave your datacenter

12/20/16

The cloud will demote the CIO in 2017

The cloud will demote the CIO in 2017

As the datacenter and IT systems move outside the CIO's grasp into the cloud, most CIOs will find their role diminished

12/16/16

How to handle the politics of cloud resistance

How to handle the politics of cloud resistance

In a cloud migration, technology is your friend -- but your colleagues tend to be your enemy

12/13/16

Unlock the cloud’s full value: Make devops mandatory

Unlock the cloud’s full value: Make devops mandatory

Don’t delay, and don’t let empire-builders stand in the way of adopting devops

12/09/16

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

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