Cloudtweaks has a great infographic on the types of cloud platforms available, adoption around the world, and areas most likely to dominate the cloud in the future. A particularly noteworthy statistic shows the reasons why some enterprises aren’t entering the cloud. Read More
I read with interest Damon Brown's recent post, "Service over Quality - at Least for Now". Damon referenced a Infonetics report that discussed the biggest areas of cloud growth, what IT sections will be affected most by the cloud, and what enterprise customers expect to get from vendors. Read More
Early hybrid cloud adoption can give your enterprise a serious leg up on competition, but what about giving better ways to cooperate with other businesses? The idea is competitive collaboration, and it may bloom as hybrid clouds spread.
Business theorist Dion Hinchcliffe summarizes competitive collaboration building three ways: Read More
Security concerns shouldn’t prevent enterprises from using public cloud technologies when it makes sense. So said a panel at the RSA Security Conference last week in San Francisco, according to this account by Computerworld’s Jaikumar Vijayan. Read More
Technology moves so fast that leaders have to balance between innovation and maintenance – and sometimes have to decide between the two. A new survey from Constellation Research shows that survival may be taking precedence over progress. Read More
You might think from the title that this post will dig-in to some questionable activities by the NSA or something similar. What I’m actually referring to is the CIA Triad of information security – confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA). Read More
Computerworld India just ran a Q & A with VMWare Corporate SVP for Cloud Infrastructure R & D, Ray O’Farrell. It’s an interesting talk on cloud interoperability, private vs. public vs. hybrid, and VMWare’s positioning in the modern cloud market.
Here’s a standout excerpt: Read More
Small businesses can use the hybrid cloud as leverage against enterprise companies. But how many are actually going to the cloud?
It’s unclear how many are going specifically hybrid, but Balboa Capital has a nice infographic showing the cloud movement. The most notable stats to me are the breakdown of where small businesses are in the cloud planning stages: Read More