Does Africa Present An Opportunity For The Chinese Clouds?

Forrester IT

Africa is home to 20% of our planet’s land and 16% of its people, but none of the hyperscale public clouds run from data centers there — yet. Africa cloud computing public cloud africa alibaba aliyun amazon AWS azure google Huawei microsoft

Hybrid Cloud-The Past, Present, and Future

IT Toolbox

This post looks at the hybrid cloud in detail

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Now presenting: Your public cloud winners

David Linthicum

I''ve been looking at the emerging research and contemplating the work I do with companies as they move to cloud. I believe it''s time to declare public cloud winners, near-winners, and those that may need to look for other lines of work. If your favorite cloud does not get a shout-out here, don''t send me an angry email. From Amazon to Windows Azure, InfoWorld puts IaaS clouds to the test to find out which is best for you.

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Is the Cloud Secure?


Cloud security breaches consistently make news headlines. The ambiguity that surrounds cloud computing can make securing the enterprise seem daunting. Concerns about security have led some CIOs to limit their organizational use of public cloud services. However, the challenge exists not in the security of the cloud itself, but in the policies and technologies for security and control of the technology. to “Am I using the cloud securely?”

Executive Presentations: Presenting Status vs. Strategy

Social, Agile and Transformation

Executive Presentations: Presenting Status vs. Strategy. This post follows up with some basic guidelines on creating presentations for CIOs and other senior executives. Now there are many posts providing general presentation advice, for examples, these 7 tips include KISS (keep it simple) and know the audience and these 5 tips include selling a vision and story telling. Heres a good post for Business Analysts on presenting project status. cloud computing. (6).

Reflections On Huawei’s Analyst Summit 2017 — Past, Present, And Future

Forrester IT

cloud. AI CIO Huawei IoT Telco cloud enterprise services network infrastructure platformIn April 2017, Huawei hosted its annual Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China.

Cognitio Corp’s Roger Hockenberry Selected to Present On Innovation Strategies at 2015 DoDIIS Conference


Roger's background in driving innovation and transforming the capabilities in government resulted in the leadership of the Defense Intelligence Agency selecting him to present at the 2015 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference (23-25 August in San Antonio). His presentation, titled "Proven Practices That Speed Technology Time To Mission Impact", will be given at 1600 on Tuesday 25 August 2015. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats DoD and IC Events Cognitio Netscape

Cluster-as-a-Service an OpenStack Summit Presentation


Cluster-as-a-Service (CaaS) allows end users of an OpenStack private cloud to quickly and easily spin up large numbers of sophisticated, isolated, and secure cluster infrastructures within their private cloud environment. Katie Kennedy.

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6 Steps for Planning a Cloud Strategy


Cloud has become the foundation that enables businesses to transform, differentiate and gain competitive advantage. Many organizations are now focused on cloud-first strategies as they turn their attention to advancing the use of cloud services across the business. Forty percent of organizations in North America alone plan to spend the majority of new or additional funding on cloud , according to a recent Gartner survey. Develop a cloud-first and multicloud strategy.

Does Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn present data privacy risks?

Network World

Both companies are hyping the angle of combining the “world's leading professional cloud with the world's leading professional network.” Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2 billion.

3 tips for container devops in the cloud

David Linthicum

Devops in the cloud is all the rage. Introduce containers and container orchestration, and you have even more opportunities to abstract cloud native features and make applications that are highly distributed and innately portable.

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Connected Cars Present Great Opportunity for Car Rental Companies

Perficient - Digital Transformation

telematics) has been around for some time, but only recently has the car rental industry truly exploited the massive opportunity it presents. Similar to mobility, connected car technology (e.g., The Internet of Things (IoT) has allowed companies to leverage new technology that better manages their fleets of cars. It’s also helping businesses, such as those that rent trucks for construction and landscaping, to closely monitor the performance and safety of their vehicles and drivers.

IoT Past and Present: The History of IoT, and Where It’s Headed Today

Data Center Knowledge

The history of the modern Internet of Things (IoT) dates back to the 1990s, yet IoT has evolved hugely since then, thanks especially to the cloud Read More. Shared [tech]: Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and.

Sean Daniel

Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and Standard on top of HP hardware, by yours truly! User Group at the beginning of February for a presentation on Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Standard running on HP hardware. Cloud Computing. (10). Cloud Computing. Cloud.

Presentation On Achieving Content Agility in a Web 2.0 Environment.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Presentation On Achieving Content Agility in a Web 2.0 Here is the presentation I gave at Mark Logics Digital Publishing Summit last week: Achieving Content Agility in a Web 2.0 Environment View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. cloud computing. (6). Presentation On Achieving Content Agility in a Web. Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Five Ways to Justify your DevOps Investment

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile software development cio cloud computing DevOps digital transformation executive presentations innovation software qaNothing in life and business is free. In the case of DevOps, you'll have to invest in new practices, technologies and culture change in order to get the benefits.

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Goodbye 2013, hello 2014, predictions past, present and future

Storage IO Blog

Blog post – Goodbye 2013, hello 2014, predictions past, present and future Good by 2013 and hello 2014 along with predictions past, present and future First, for those who may have missed this, thanks to all who helped make 2013 a great year!

How IT can regain ownership of cloud computing

David Linthicum

At the board of directors’ meeting, the CEO is presenting the forecast for the next year. This time, he or she is discussing the use of cloud-based technology to launch a new product, including the ability to use this technology as a “force multiplier” and a platform to launch new products and/or services that will change the industry, increase shareholder value, and just make the company current.

What do CIO Influencers Tweet About?

Social, Agile and Transformation

This was followed by a question posed by David Bray, @fcc_cio I love a good big data question, so I decided to roll up my data science sleeves and see if I could develop this tag cloud. about me agile data big data blockchain cio cloud computing digital transformation executive presentations future of work IOT leadership social media twitterI love a good data science challenge! An image from Leadtail floated around identifying "Who Influences CIOs?"

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IEEE Cloud Computing: Legal Clouds

Cloud Musings

The new issue of IEEE Cloud Computing is now available! This issue also features articles on cloud forensics and the strategic value of cloud. Cloud computing has the potential to play a major part in addressing these inefficiencies and improving government service delivery.

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Learn Google Cloud by Doing with New Google Cloud Training!

Linux Academy

Ready to learn Google Cloud by doing? From new courses to new labs, we have a ton of exciting new Google Cloud updates at Linux Academy ( where you can get the most Google Cloud training on this planet! ). Google Cloud Sandboxes. Google Cloud Labs.

Legacy Cloud?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

VMware has been very successful in helping to define what "private cloud" means inside a data center. It too has been wildly successful, and has helped to define what "public cloud" means outside of data centers. Public cloud IaaS services have their strong and weak points.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: US Army Cloud Computing.

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. GovCloud Presentations. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. US Army Cloud Computing Class at Ft. A few weeks ago I had the distinct pleassue of teaching yet another US Army cloud computing class. View more presentations from Kevin Jackson.

.Net 123 [tech]: Presentation Material from SMBNation

Sean Daniel

Presentation Material from SMBNation. Click on the above links to download the decks presented. Cloud Computing. (10). Cloud Computing. Cloud. Personal Cloud. Presentation Material from SMBNation. [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Thursday, November 11, 2010. Did you manage to make it to SMBNation 2010?

Financing News: PerspecSys and the Cloud Data Security Opportunity

The Investing Edge

Over the last 12 to 18 months, we have witnessed an almost seismic shift in the posture of large enterprise customers toward cloud-based applications. In February Gartner predicted that $677 billion will be spent on cloud services worldwide between 2013 and 2016.

How Enterprise Cloud and Virtual Networking are Changing the Telco Market

Data Center Knowledge

New technologies and growing cloud market present new opportunities and new problems for service providers Read More. Cloud Computing Connectivity Enterprise Featured Networking Technology

Inaugural B2B IT Forum Tackles Cloud Security

The Investing Edge

We heard great presentations, met a lot of smart people, and had a lot of fun – so much so that we’re already looking forward to our next event in September (stay tuned for details on that). First up was Gil Zimmermann , founder and CEO of CloudLock , a cloud data security company.

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Cloud Security Alliance Federal Summit 5 May in DC


The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure and highly functional cloud computing environment. Presenting: Jim Reavis, CEO, Cloud Security Alliance.

When Cloud Grew Up

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Coming off of Oracle Open World, the message was clear: cloud, cloud and more cloud. In my words: cloud in all its sundry forms fundamentally re-invents how IT services are produced and consumed. I've looked at cloud from my previous employers: EMC and VMware.

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The path to cloud success goes through your data

David Linthicum

Last week, Google showcased its enterprise cloud offerings at the Google Cloud Next conference, trying to show it could meet the needs of businesses, not only schools and small companies. The underlying pattern I saw in Google’s presentations was data. Increasingly, I see the same focus on data among all cloud providers. Data should also be your IT organization’s measure of success in the cloud.

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B2B IT Forum: How the Cloud Enables Legacy Market Disruption

The Investing Edge

Invaluable delivers 3 million unique visitors a month to virtually compete with those physically present in the room at a time when many auction houses are struggling to expand their audience (The site has more visitors per month than Christie’s and Sotheby’s combined). “We

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Preparing For Cloud: Oracle Cloud-Ready Infrastructure

Chuck's Blog - EMC

These days, talking to IT leaders about cloud is eerily like talking about retirement. For most new application development, a similar clear preference to use PaaS in the cloud. And that's the idea behind Oracle's cloud-ready infrastructure. The Oracle Cloud.

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Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: One AWESOME Week of Cloud.

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. Cloud Musings on Forbes. NJVC Cloud Computing. GovCloud Presentations. Get "Cloud Musings" by RSS. One AWESOME Week of Cloud Computing. We just finished up five AWESOME days of cloud computing training with USAREUR in Schwetzingen, Germany ! Check out these final presentations.

Strategies Beyond "In House" to Address Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

cio citizen development cloud computing customer experience digital transformation executive presentations innovation leadership SaaSThis recent EY study on the Digital Deal Economy caught my attention. The survey of 600 non-tech corporate executives shows that 74% believe that digital transformation has either substantial or transformative impact on business operations, 66% on customer relationships and 59% on vendors and supply chain.

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IT Infrastructure: A Better Way to Communicate Your Cloud Strategy


As IT teams reinvent themselves to support corporate digitalization , one important task is explaining the benefits of cloud computing to all relevant colleagues, from the CFO to a corporate lawyer to a product manager. CIO : Enabling strategic value with new and efficient cloud services.