Sorry, but there's no universal cloud security solution

Sorry, but there's no universal cloud security solution

Cloud security in a box is a myth; in reality, each cloud project comes with its own set of unique problems to solve

06/24/16

To move to the cloud, you may need to fire your CIO

To move to the cloud, you may need to fire your CIO

CIOs should be cautious about adopting new technology, but not blindly opposed -- otherwise, shadow IT takes over

06/21/16

Fear your on-premises security, not the cloud

Fear your on-premises security, not the cloud

Yet another vendor report stokes fears about security in the cloud, though in truth, your on-premises systems are at greater risk

06/17/16

Uh-oh: The NSA wants in on IoT

Uh-oh: The NSA wants in on IoT

The cat-and-mouse game over data privacy must stop, and it's time to seek a reasonable compromise with the government over tracking activities

06/14/16

The enterprise cloud's missing piece: Autosizing

The enterprise cloud's missing piece: Autosizing

IT must guess -- usually incorrectly -- on proper sizing of machine instances in public clouds. It's time to automate that

06/10/16

Cloud washing goes beyond the Oracle lawsuit

Cloud washing goes beyond the Oracle lawsuit

Companies that pretend their products are cloud products do more than confuse buyers -- they risk customers wasting their investments

06/07/16

How to sideline the 3 types of cloud naysayers

How to sideline the 3 types of cloud naysayers

Don't let these people block your cloud efforts through toxic, slowdown, or diminuation tactics

06/03/16

3 common cloud ROI failures you must avoid

3 common cloud ROI failures you must avoid

Your cloud projects will not give you the return you expected if you don't treat security, targeting, and operational costs seriously up front

05/31/16

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

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