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CIO Leadership, Cloud

Outsourcing, er, cloud trends in 2015

Cloud and outsourcing connected at the hip.

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 22:02

Outsourcing and cloud computing are first cousins if not siblings. No, they are not idential twins, but any broad discussion of outsourcing is heavily laced with cloud computing.

So it was with substantial interested I read "10 outsourcing trends to watch n 2015" over at CIO.com.

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CIO Leadership, Cloud

It’s 2015. The cloud is mature. Get on board or get left behind.

Blog-post by Joel Shore, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 18:37
JoelShore

And the skies are not cloudy all day. While that’s good enough if you’re crooning the lyrics to Home On the Range, it’s not nearly adequate for modern IT operations. Enter the tandem of cloud computing and the OpenStack operating platform. It’s the fast train to where IT is headed. Are you on board?

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Business Issues, Big Data

Discovering direction in a data deluge

Blog-post by Deepak Nehru, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 17:54

Humans have an insatiable demand for information, and we want to explore, learn and unravel our surroundings by searching and finding out more. We are beginning to utilize our devices as our 'search agents' predominantly, and at same time leaving a treasure trove of data behind.

As was aptly shown in an analysis by ComScore: - Search engine still dominates the market with web traffic and apps is catching up.


Technology, Cloud

Three Roles of the Cloud Services Broker

Blog-post by Gene De Libero, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 15:39
@genedelibero

As organizations continue to embrace cloud computing, the need for workload portability – the need to move workloads across cloud types and providers – is growing. A recent IDG Research survey indicated that less than half of those surveyed (40%) were currently able to move workloads across cloud types or providers.


Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Cloud, Security

Cloud Security Concerns – Myth or Reality?

Blog-post by Gene De Libero, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 03:32

I know I’m not alone when I say that as a CIO, I’ve come across more than my share of unauthorized applications running in the cloud. There’s constant pressure from upper management to produce results and quite frankly, maybe my team and me took a bit too long to respond to the needs of the business. It happens.

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Technology, Cloud

Is your network pulling down your hybrid cloud?

The network can be the cloud enabler or bottleneck.

Blog-post by Chris Nerney, Thu, 01/08/2015 - 21:54

While some IT professionals remain leery of the cloud, a growing number recognize that cloud computing can enable enterprises to save on infrastructure costs while increasing scalability and flexibility. 

But cloud deployments aren’t necessarily free-floating computing platforms, unbound by the restrictions of legacy technology. The effectiveness of hybrid clouds, specifically, is tied in large part to the quality of an enterprise’s existing network. 

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CIO Leadership, Cloud

2015 State of the CIO is must reading

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Thu, 01/08/2015 - 17:03

The annual 2015 State of CIO executive summary focuses on IT's relationship with the business, skills shortages, IT investments, security and salaries to name a few key topics.

Before I say a word about each, I want to say why I like this survey more than others. One reason is obvious: I work for the same company as CIO.

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CIO Leadership, Security

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Blog-post by HP Security Strategists, Thu, 01/08/2015 - 16:19
HP Security Strategists

By HP security strategists Dan Schulte and Perry Payne


CIO Leadership, Cloud

Infrastructure, PaaS and apps the cloud focus in 2015

Part I of II

Blog-post by Christian Verstraete,
HP Blogger
, Thu, 01/08/2015 - 14:35

Customers, partners and colleagues from everywhere on the planet helped shaped my opinions in 2014 and in that vein, I want to look at the year ahead.

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CIO Leadership, Cloud

When it comes to cloud computing, there's a myth in the air

Blog-post by Joel Shore, Thu, 01/08/2015 - 14:24
JoelShore

Though cloud computing in its various flavors (public, private, hybrid) continues to mature with astonishing speed, its very nature as a relatively recent advancement of IT technology inevitably leads to myths that require busting. How many myths? It depends who you ask. Let’s take a look.

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