A conversation with IT leaders who are transforming their data centers with the hybrid cloud

Survey: Internet of Things Driving Cloud Growth

We have had many conversations here about what is encouraging cloud adoption. According to a new survey, the most buzzworthy, yet vague reason is behind the growth. The Internet of Things is driving cloud growth, according to a recent Canonical report. More than 3,000 CIOs were surveyed: Read More

How Will Privacy Needs Evolve the Hybrid Cloud?

The new year always brings new predictions on where we’ll be next. According to a recent Pew study, we may be saying bye-bye to privacy within a decade. Will one of the hybrid cloud’s biggest benefits – public vs. private data – become a lesser strength? Here’s the theory, as argued by the Sydney Morning Herald: Read More

How the Term ‘Cloud’ May Successfully Disappear

The term ‘cloud’ has been used in tech circles for ages, recently gained prominence outside of the tech world and, now, is possibly as common of a term as ‘Internet’, ‘smartphone’ and ‘website’. In fact, it could be getting so prominent, it may go away. It’s a fascinating argument on the CloudWedge site, among a list of the big trends for 2015:   Read More
Poll

In 2015, what will be the biggest influencer for hybrid cloud adoption?

Public vs. private security needs
100% (3 votes)
Data recovery
0% (0 votes)
Lower costs
0% (0 votes)
The Internet of Things
0% (0 votes)
Rising mobile devices
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3

Are You Taking Full Advantage of the Cloud?

Flexibility is one of the strongest reasons to adopt the hybrid cloud platform, along with disaster recovery, cost savings and security. Hybrid cloud adoption is more popular than ever, but how many are actually taking full advantage of the cloud? For instance, our Gene De Libero just talked about how the hybrid platform can be the ultimate privacy advocate: Read More

More Government is Going Cloud – But For What?

Like banking and healthcare, the traditionally-conservative government seems to be warming up to the cloud platform. A new survey puts the government adoption higher than ever, but what they are going to the cloud for is the interesting part. Read More

Getting Cloud and Big Data-Competent Talent

Cloud platform spending is set to hit tens of billions this year, but who, exactly, will be helping us develop this next level of development? In other words, who is qualified enough to maximize your business in the cloud? CMSWire recently came to the conclusion that we’re headed for a serious IT shortage, including cloud-competent staff: Read More

Will Hybrid Handle Privacy?

Damon Brown recently shared IDC’s prediction that more than two-thirds of the reasoning behind choosing one cloud storage option over another in 2015 will be governed “…by organizations trying to comply with data privacy legislation.” Read More

The Most Bizarre Things Driving Cloud Adoption

There are clear drivers of cloud growth, like the need for remote data access and the public/private balance among devices. There are also some odd arguments for the cloud trend. For instance, Tech Radar shared four trends based on the recent Consumer Electronics Show: Read More

Five Potential Steps to Cloud Adoption

Cloud adoption is at an all-time high, which means that more enterprises are willing to jump head first onto public, private or hybrid platforms. The adoption process really depends on each enterprises’ needs, as well as their culture and their legacy technology. That said, Computerworld’s Sharon Gaudin talked with a number of experts and came up with a five-point cloud adoption game plan: Read More
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Poll
In 2015, what will be the biggest influencer for hybrid cloud adoption?
Public vs. private security needs
100%
Data recovery
0%
Lower costs
0%
The Internet of Things
0%
Rising mobile devices
0%
Total votes: 3
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