The right way to pick a cloud database

The right way to pick a cloud database

Beware the database fan boys, who never want to move to a different database than what they have in the datacenter

04/20/18

Moving your data analytics to the cloud isn’t so easy

Moving your data analytics to the cloud isn’t so easy

If you dream of modernizing data warehouses—and data marts—in the new platform of the cloud, watch out: It’s not as easy as you might think

04/17/18

What Facebook and the CLOUD Act mean for cloud privacy

What Facebook and the CLOUD Act mean for cloud privacy

The CLOUD Act is a bit disturbing, but I still trust data in public clouds more than I do data in private datacenters

04/13/18

Cloud migrations: Don’t settle for just some operational savings

Cloud migrations: Don’t settle for just some operational savings

The transformative nature of cloud computing makes it an effective weapon for owning your market

04/10/18

Beware these 2 barriers to successful cloud migration

Beware these 2 barriers to successful cloud migration

Cloud migration gets harder the farther down you go on the list of applications to migrate, and two issues occur frequently that can lead to failure

04/06/18

Smart cities need the cloud—and vice versa

Smart cities need the cloud—and vice versa

New data from IDC shows that smart cities are exploding, and the cloud is driving most of that growth

04/03/18

Don’t get surprised by the cloud’s data-egress fees

Don’t get surprised by the cloud’s data-egress fees

Moving your data out of a public cloud, even for normal transactions, costs you real money for every gigabyte. Here’s how to minimize the price

03/30/18

Why IoT security should keep you up at night

Why IoT security should keep you up at night

Recent data shows that although cloud computing security is still a priority, IoT security is not

03/27/18

The best way to adopt the cloud: Short sprints vs. big bang

The best way to adopt the cloud: Short sprints vs. big bang

Large companies and government agencies do better with short tactical cloud computing projects, versus the larger, more strategic projects

03/23/18

You need an ‘I’ve been hacked’ plan for your cloud

You need an ‘I’ve been hacked’ plan for your cloud

A recent study shows that most companies are ill-prepared for cyber attacks on their cloud and on-premises systems

03/20/18

The key question for your cloud computing strategy

The key question for your cloud computing strategy

Some enterprises focus on aggressive use of cloud, while others are passive. Are you channeling the right “cloud spirit animal” for your business?

03/16/18

How to get real ROI from your move to the cloud

How to get real ROI from your move to the cloud

There’s a sunk cost to being in the cloud, and you need a certain percentage of workloads migrated to get the value you actually seek

03/13/18

Why hybrid cloud bursting went nowhere

Why hybrid cloud bursting went nowhere

Cloud bursting was all the rage when talking about the hybrid cloud years ago. Today, almost nobody is talking about it

03/09/18

Multicloud’s hidden trade-off: Greater security risk

Multicloud’s hidden trade-off: Greater security risk

Multicloud is great, so here is how to ensure ensuring that you're not giving up security for its increased flexibility

03/06/18

GDPR and the cloud: What you need to know

GDPR and the cloud: What you need to know

The new data regulations from Europe will cause issues for enterprises that use cloud computing. Here is what you need to know to stay out of trouble

03/02/18

Devops is essential to the cloud, and to its payoff

Devops is essential to the cloud, and to its payoff

It used to be that enterprises saw devops as an optional component of their cloud approach. But smart ones now know it is essential

02/27/18

What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

Gartner predicts that IT staff will have fewer technical roles available to them as the cloud gains traction. That’s just not true

02/20/18

Rethinking cloud ROI: Come for cost savings but stay for agility

Rethinking cloud ROI: Come for cost savings but stay for agility

An agility-based ROI approach is a much more effective way to look at the value of cloud computing, and thus to gain that value

02/16/18

The evidence is in: The cloud’s advantages are now clear to business

The evidence is in: The cloud’s advantages are now clear to business

The business community is now seeing directly how the cloud is transformative for business, not something simply for technologists to use

02/13/18

SaaS-ifying your enterprise application? A quick-and-dirty guide

SaaS-ifying your enterprise application? A quick-and-dirty guide

Many enterprises see a need to SaaS-enable applications, making them into a product for customers and partners. But most have no clue about what to do

02/09/18

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