Don’t blame the cloud for your shoddy IT plans

Don’t blame the cloud for your shoddy IT plans

If you've layered on technology willy-nilly, moving to the cloud won't prevent the resulting complexity -- unless you do some planning

05/27/16

Debunking the cloud's 'noisy neighbor' myth

Debunking the cloud's 'noisy neighbor' myth

We're well into deployment of hundreds of applications to the cloud, but the dreaded multitenant performance degradation hasn't happened

05/24/16

HANA on the Azure cloud brings IT a new choice -- at a cost

HANA on the Azure cloud brings IT a new choice -- at a cost

The good news: HANA will run on both Azure and AWS. The bad news: You have to figure out which path to commit to

05/20/16

Arizona may force CIOs to adopt the cloud

Arizona may force CIOs to adopt the cloud

Go cloud or go to jail? A law sent to the governor of Arizona would force a review every two years of systems not using cloud technology

05/17/16

To work right, IoT has to move to the cloud's edge

To work right, IoT has to move to the cloud's edge

Traditional cloud architecture has too much latency for many IoT applications. Welcome to the edge of the cloud

05/13/16

Colos and MSPs cash in on cloud -- while they can

Colos and MSPs cash in on cloud -- while they can

The growth in cloud usage should mean fewer data centers, yet more are being built, albeit not by the usual suspects

05/10/16

Beyond AWS: The cloud's next stage

Beyond AWS: The cloud's next stage

AWS continues to knock it out of the park, but enterprises need more than one cloud after the basics are set

05/06/16

Oracle-style database coupling doesn't work in the cloud

Oracle-style database coupling doesn't work in the cloud

Cloud migrations often expose a decades-old architectural decision that can require expensive rework

05/03/16

3 options for applications that don't fit the cloud

3 options for applications that don't fit the cloud

If your software isn't a good candidate for deployment in the cloud, you still have a few options to get in on the benefits

04/29/16

Get ahead: 3 high-demand cloud skills for 2017

Get ahead: 3 high-demand cloud skills for 2017

While everyone chases today's hot cloud skills, you'll do better to prepare for the cloud needs of tomorrow

04/26/16

Cloud services brokers sound better than they really are

Cloud services brokers sound better than they really are

Even when you use containers to make applications truly portable, brokering application resources on demand raises tough challenges

04/22/16

Ignore your cloud APIs -- at your own risk

Ignore your cloud APIs -- at your own risk

API abuse and neglect will get you in serious trouble, especially in the cloud, so use the available management tools to stay ahead

04/19/16

Don’t overlook SaaS, the original cloud option

Don’t overlook SaaS, the original cloud option

Software as a service is the original cloud, but 15 years later IT organizations often neglect to consider it in cloud migrations

04/15/16

Who wins and who loses as the cloud moves out of IT

Who wins and who loses as the cloud moves out of IT

IT spending may appear to be dropping, but it's actually shifting from IT to the business

04/12/16

Machine learning is a poor fit for most businesses

Machine learning is a poor fit for most businesses

The cloud makes dynamic-learning systems available and affordable -- but there aren't too many use cases for the technology

04/08/16

3 tips for landing a well-paid cloud job

3 tips for landing a well-paid cloud job

This advice should increase your salary by tens of thousands dollars and put you on the best cloud career path

04/05/16

Containers plant a flag in the enterprise

Containers plant a flag in the enterprise

A new survey shows containers work, and they are now moving into operational roles

04/01/16

Google's cloud push makes it a three-horse race

Google's cloud push makes it a three-horse race

Google’s recent announcements broadcast its readiness to fight AWS and Microsoft for public cloud dominance

03/29/16

Apple and Dropbox dump AWS -- should you?

Apple and Dropbox dump AWS -- should you?

Tech companies have good reason to reassess when and whether they use public clouds, but they're not representative of enterprises' needs

03/25/16

3 tips for successfully migrating data to the cloud

3 tips for successfully migrating data to the cloud

Hosting your enterprise's data in the cloud offers huge savings potential, but only if you do it right

03/22/16

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