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  • Beware Cloud computing advice from IT research firms

    I don't know how I missed this, but at the Gartner IT Symposium in October, Darryl Plummer (Chief of Gartner Cloud Research) apparently stated that enterprises should deploy applications in a public cloud provider as a default, and only deploy them in a private cloud if the public alternative is not appropriate.

    Written by Bernard Golden10 Dec. 11 02:23
  • The threat Cloud computing providers pose to corporate IT

    People underestimate how much cloud providers present a challenge to IT as it's practiced today in most organisations. A couple of news stories brought home this point. They illustrate the existential threat that cloud computing and its practices present to corporate IT groups.

    Written by Bernard Golden18 Oct. 11 08:01
  • Calculating virtualization, cloud costs: Four approaches

    Until recently, almost no IT industry vendor or analyst questioned the assumption that nearly all kinds of virtualization deliver quick, significant cost savings compared to computing only in the physical world.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty20 May 11 04:22
  • Cloud CIO: Like open source, cloud hides in plain sight

    I came across an article in InfoWorld about a survey that TheInfoPro conducted among Fortune 1000 firms regarding their use of public cloud storage offerings. The bottom line: they haven't, they aren't, and they won't. 87 per cent of respondents stated they have no plans to use public storage-as-a-service, while only 10 per cent say that they will. Clearly, the survey indicates this market segment has no use for cloud storage.

    Written by Bernard Golden12 May 11 04:44
  • Cloud CIO: The next generation cloud offering

    Last week I wrote about how CIOs should go about rolling out cloud computing initiatives. In the piece, my conclusion was headed "An Unusually Fast Platform Shift"; I noted that the pace of innovation and adoption regarding cloud computing far outstrips any previous platform shift.

    Written by Bernard Golden15 April 11 04:09
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  • Why ABM Is Migrating from VMware to Hyper-V

    Facilities solutions specialist ABM has more than 100,000 employees and customers around the world, all served by a small IT team struggling to deliver IT services to its constituents. It needed to find a way to deliver IT services faster and cheaper and says virtualization with Hyper-V is the way forward.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud02 May 14 04:21