VMware has been the leader in the cloud space for years, but when it comes to results, the proof is always in the pudding. The provider recently launched the VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Customer Stories to show how different enterprises are truly utilizing its services.
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We recently discussed the Right Scale State of the Cloud report (PDF) and organizations falling into five different cloud stages: No Cloud Interest; Cloud Watchers; Cloud Beginners; Cloud Explorers; and Cloud Focused. What’s equally interesting is how the view of security changes as organizations move up the cloud scale.
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Healthcare has been relatively slow adopting the hybrid cloud model because of heavy regulations and security concerns. The move to the cloud is still happening, though it’s not coming from big enterprise or government intervention. It’s coming from startups. Read More
The hybrid cloud promises clear advantages: lower costs, scalability and flexibility, to name a few. So what’s the best way to reap those benefits? How should you go about implementing a hybrid cloud?
As with any IT project, you should have a plan – a blueprint. A great blueprint for an open hybrid cloud is OpenStack. OpenStack is a standard, massively scalable open source cloud operating system. It’s the result of collaboration between developers worldwide on a series of interrelated projects. Read More
With the rapid growth of computing devices throughout the enterprise, including many employee-owned systems, IT needs to keep things from spiraling out of control. To that end, organizations are looking for effective and secure ways to deliver applications to these resources, and to manage applications and any updates and fixes that might be needed. Read More
We’ve talked quite a bit about the new Right Scale State of the Cloud Report, from the lack of true cloud governance to lax security concerns among experienced cloud users. The original Right Scale report (PDF) is worth a look. Read More
Data scientists are a hot, if not controversial topic for a few reasons. First, we seem to be having a hard time defining what, exactly, they are. Second, it’s unclear how much they should be paid. Lastly, as big data gets bigger, we realize that we need them more than ever. Read More