Archives: January 2013

Today's cloud contracts are driving away enterprise adoption

January 29, 2013
As cloud providers push 'take it or leave it' contracts, many businesses push back -- or avoid the cloud altogether
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Why application development is better in the cloud

January 25, 2013
Faster development is just one advantage for a technology that should be front and center in your cloud strategy
PaaS, Devops
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CIOs say cloud computing is really, truly a priority this time

January 21, 2013
We've heard that line before, but if CIOs are serious, here's how they can get started
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Everyone has heard of the cloud, but few know what it is

January 18, 2013
The cloud buzzword risks losing any meaning among the people asked to buy into it
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Oracle's faux IaaS now gets faux on-demand cloud pricing

January 16, 2013
New offering lets you augment Oracle's private-cloud gear with rented application servers -- but software and peak usage cost extra
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Small businesses have no choice but to use the cloud

January 15, 2013
The cons of the cloud are the same for all companies, but small businesses can't afford the traditional-IT alternative
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Why cloud computing ROI tools are worthless

January 11, 2013
Most tools miss the point of the cloud, relying on simplistic assumptions that can lead you astray
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Cloud computing's Achilles' heel: Poor customer service

January 08, 2013
Although many cloud providers see value from removing the personal touch, they may discover that customer service is key to success
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Why the feds keep stumbling in the cloud

January 04, 2013
Agency CIOs are mandated to adopt the cloud, but are hampered by insufficient skills, cloud-washing contractors, and unclear rationale for change
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The 4 cloud computing resolutions you should make for 2013

January 01, 2013
Now that 2013 is here, we need to make four improvements to cloud computing -- and its users
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