British Medical Journal CDO on using Amazon and Alibaba for its multi-cloud strategy

Computer Weekly

A year on from embracing DevOps and private cloud to help speed up its software development lifecycle, British Medical Journal CDO Sharon Cooper shares an update on how its multi-cloud move is going

Cloud complexity management is the next big thing

David Linthicum

Where have you heard that enterprises using cloud are moving to more complexity as well? The growing cloud computing complexity was recently documented by the Wall Street Journal that cites a survey of 46 CIOs by KeyBanc Capital Markets. It found that 32 percent said they plan to use multiple vendors to create internal private cloud systems, while 27 percent planned hybrid cloud arrangements.

Apple and IBM Announce Partnership

CTOvision

The four primary goals of the partnership include developing more than 100 industry-specific enterprise solutions for the iPhone and iPad, creating special IBM cloud features for iOS, providing enterprise-level AppleCare service, and offering device activation, supply, and management.

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MSP Business Journal Names Greg Schulz an Eco-tech Warrior.

Storage IO Blog

StorageIOblog Home StorageIO.com site StorageIO.TV (Audio/Video) About Greg & others books Select MSP Business Journal Names Greg Schulz an Eco-tech Warrior April 10, 2009 – 8:44 pm Print PDF In the April 10th, 2009 issue of the Minneapolis St. Paul (MSP) Business Journal, guess who was named one of three Eco- Tech Warriors? Photo by Nancy Kuehn – MSP Business Journal What can I say, I’m flattered and appreciate the coverage.

Coca-Cola Names Alan Boehme CTO, Replacing Jim Scholefield

CTOvision

The Wall Street Journal reported that Coca-Cola has named Alan Boehme as CTO: Mr. Boehme has led Coke’s enterprise architecture, innovation and emerging technologies for the past four years. During that time, he has guided the company’s strategy “to arm Coca-Cola for the future, including new platforms, cloud-based solutions and an aggressive yet flexible approach to enterprise security to position our company for growth,” according to a memo from CIO Ed Steinike, reviewed by CIO Journal.

The cloud is no cure-all for poor nations

David Linthicum

That bastion of journalism, the Huffington Post ran a story on cloud computing and the emerging markets. You pretty much know what these stories say before you read them: Cloud computing is ready-made for emerging countries, is the great equalizer, and all the rest. This transformation [to the cloud] has great implications for places such as China, [South] Korea, Hong Kong, Brazil, Russia, and India. Cloud Computing Cloud Computing Government

Salesforce Names Amazon Its Preferred Cloud Provider

Data Center Knowledge

Salesforce has officially named Amazon Web Services its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider, Amazon announced Wednesday. The announcement follows a report by the Wall Street Journal earlier this month that Salesforce was using AWS for infrastructure that underpins its new Internet of. Amazon Cloud Computing Salesforce

Fountainhead: What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application?

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application? Is calling an app "cloud-ready" just a form of cloud-washing? Cmon - arent all apps "ready for the cloud" (and for that matter, ANY cloud)?

Questions About The Cloud That Every CIO Should Be Asking

The Accidental Successful CIO

Everyone likes clouds, but what questions should you be asking about them? I like clouds, you like clouds, everyone likes clouds. CIOs everywhere are getting inundated with cloud requests , cloud proposals, and cloud projects. Who Manages The Cloud?:

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FORRward: A weekly read for tech and marketing execs

Forrester IT

Innovation Schminnovation The Wall Street Journal recently published an op-ed titled “Beers, Bras, and Brats“ This is a story about the perils of businesses who rest on their laurels. AI Automation chief digital officer digital edge edge computing IBM innovation multi-cloud

Fountainhead: A Tale of Two Cloud Strategies

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. A Tale of Two Cloud Strategies. These are the times of the "cloud era" where two technology leaders are struggling to dominate the IT infrastructure, private cloud, and public cloud markets. These guys essentially pioneered the public IaaS cloud. Early users were dev/test engineers, experimenters, and special projects teams to see how far they could push the cloud.

Women leading us to the cloud

Cloud Musings

By Jodi Kohut Government Cloud Computing Professional By Jodi Kohut Government Cloud Computing Professional March is Women’s History Month. In her new role, Roat will be leading the transformation to cloud at DOT.

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Quantum Computing Delivered From The Cloud

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock IBM Cloud is now providing developers with the infrastructure and portal to a 5 qubit quantum computer. This equips them with the ability to build interfaces between classic computers and IBM’s quantum platform.

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Fountainhead: Apps and Desktops and Clouds - Oh My!

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Apps and Desktops and Clouds - Oh My! I thought you were a Cloud guy?" Mobility: A Perfect Use Case for the Cloud. cloud. Cloud Management. Cloud Hosting. Cloud Hosting.

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Cloud: The Testing Ground for the New CIO

CIO Dashboard

In case you missed it, Michael Hickins of the Wall Street Journal recently detailed a lively panel discussion that unfolded during MIT’s CIO Symposium on May 22, 2013. One CIO compared the proliferation of rogue cloud deployments to cockroaches. 5 Questions to Explore True Cloud Costs.

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Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

David Linthicum

Delta's CEO admitted as much , telling the Wall Street Journal that "it's not clear the priorities in our investment have been in the right place. I hope you weren't flying Delta this week. If you were, you know that Delta's systems experienced an outage, and of course passengers bore the brunt of it in hundreds of canceled and delayed flights. When Delta performs a postmortem on this outage, it will likely find that the outage was caused by a common occurrence: network failure.

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Fountainhead: Real-World Financial Services Cloud

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Real-World Financial Services Cloud. Cloud computing has been made very real today. Its essentially a high-performance, low-latency, special-purpose cloud IaaS, replete with customers and roadmap.

Fountainhead: Will The "Stack Wars" Impact the Hybrid Cloud?

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Will The "Stack Wars" Impact the Hybrid Cloud? Many proprietary vendor code bases for managing/automating cloud infrastructure. What this all means to the future of Hybrid Cloud Computing.

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Fountainhead: Hosting/Cloud Index: Update

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Hosting/Cloud Index: Update. First, I created an index of a superset of publicly-traded hosting providers, some of whom also provide cloud computing resources. Labels: Cloud Computing.

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Fountainhead: Cloud: What's a Service? Who Are SPs?

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Cloud: Whats a Service? My perspective of Cloud Computing has been rocked a bit. Wall Street Exchange, or Cloud Service Provider? Labels: Cloud Computing. Cloud Computing. (55).

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Fountainhead: A Community Cloud: Real-World Example

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. A Community Cloud: Real-World Example. When I first heard the term "Community Cloud" I shuddered. another cloud definition. The era of cloud has only just begun. Cloud Computing. (55).

Fountainhead: Cloud-Hosted Desktops: Real and Growing

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Cloud-Hosted Desktops: Real and Growing. To paraphrase, OnlineDesktop delivers all crucial application and data needs via Intercept IT’s bespoke cloud. Cloud Computing. (55).

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Fountainhead: Cloud Is Not The End - It's The Means.

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Cloud Is Not The End - Its The Means. Cloud computing, at its core, is an operational transformation - mostly focused on infrastructure. EMC-IT on the Cloud Journey. Cloud Computing. (55).

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Fountainhead: Hosting/Cloud Index outperforms NASDAQ Nearly 4x

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Hosting/Cloud Index outperforms NASDAQ Nearly 4x. I also created a sub-group of those companies with explicit cloud computing offerings. 2 comments: Cloud Hosting India. cloud ways.

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Fountainhead: The Rise of the Cloud Service Bus

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. The Rise of the Cloud Service Bus. In my recent GigaOm guest blog , I posited that the advent of hosted cloud services (particularly PaaS and SaaS) will slowly morph the role of the CIO into that of an IT Supply Chain Manager. With more turnkey services sourced from cloud (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS) providers, the need for a more efficient integration function will escalate. Cloud Computing. (55).

Fountainhead: What Clouds Will Form Around Data's Gravity?

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. What Clouds Will Form Around Datas Gravity? I am increasingly asked by service providers and enterprises alike, what other businesses and special-purpose clouds might form around data? Cloud Computing.

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Fountainhead: Cloud Attributes Apply Across the Stack

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Cloud Attributes Apply Across the Stack. My “aha” moment here at EMC came during my first week when I was asked to describe the generic attributes of cloud infrastructure. Here I was, in an organization that’s made billions on storage, and I was about to talk about cloud attributes solely from a compute perspective.Was I missing something? Cloud Computing. (55).

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Fountainhead: Marketing the Cloud

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Marketing the Cloud. Of all the marketing, marketing "The Cloud" has all the makings of a real challenge: The concept is new, the technology is disruptive, buyers are skeptical, hype abounds, and the terminology (just what is "cloud"?) So, when recently asked how do I "market the cloud" this Blog idea arose. Many buyers usually start by thinking the only cloud is the public cloud.

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Learning Tree’s Expert Cloud Instructor Kevin Jackson Announces Multiple Speaking Engagements

Cloud Musings

(Reposted from LearningTree''s "Perspectives on Cloud Computin" at [link] ) Kevin Jackson, a certified Learning Tree cloud computing instructor and Learning Tree Cloud Computing Curriculum Initiative Manager, is set to speak at two exciting cloud computing conferences in June. Traditional IT is rapidly transitioning to Cloud Technology and this organization aims to give veterans the cloud computing skills they need to succeed in this industry.

Fountainhead: Profiling questions nobody's asking re: cloud.

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Profiling questions nobodys asking re: cloud applications. I find it odd that so much is being written about defining cloud terminology, cloud operation, and cloud construction. But so little attention is being paid to identifying & profiling which applications are best-suited to actually run in an external "cloud." Labels: Cloud Computing. Cloud Computing. (55).

Are You Ready For Big Data?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to understand what they are going to do with big data Image Credit: Merrill College of Journalism Press Releases. However, with the arrival of the cloud, things have now changed. Technology "big data" aggregate challenge cloud correlations data internet of things.

Fountainhead: Your Next Computer? in the Cloud?

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Your Next Computer… in the Cloud? Why do we risk theft, loss or damage to valuable data when our entire workspace -- and data – could instead live in the cloud and be accessed from anywhere by any of our devices. Cloud Computing. (55). Your Next Computer… in the Cloud? Cloud-Hosted Desktops: Real and Growing. Cloud Computing. Cloud Musings.

Expanding the AWS Cloud – Introducing the AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region

All Things Distributed

In addition, we are working with the venture capital community, startup accelerators, and incubators to help startups grow in the cloud. For this, the public cloud forms the basic backend for doing all of this and our choice for all of our own digital products and customer experience is AWS."

Fountainhead: Products for Cloud Ops vs. Traditional Ops

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Products for Cloud Ops vs. Traditional Ops. BTW, I should point out that cloud computing itself is at the peak of Gartners overall Technology Hype Cycle for 2009.) Labels: Cloud Computing , IT Ops.

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Fountainhead: Cloud's Transformation: The Softer Side

Fountainhead

Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Clouds Transformation: The Softer Side. cloud architect) will become the norm. Labels: Cloud Computing , Predictions , Unified Computing. Cloud Computing. (55). Marketing the Cloud.