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Practical SOA with Cloud Services

Integrating the cloud

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It is easy to experience pitfalls while expanding IT Architecture to consume cloud services. While larger companies can afford to hire consulting services and external integrators,  it is good to have an understanding of the basics to set expectation with vendors or even within the company. This can help plan speed of the cloudintegration or choosing which services to consume. The underlying assumption in this article; the organization has evolved from legacy tightly coupled systems to SOA design across the enterprise (including shared services)

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Business Issues, Technology, Cloud

HP’s cloud CTO: ‘It’s time for CIOs to embrace opportunities of the cloud’

Cloud due for a new moniker and beyond Infrastructure as a Service: Christian Verstraete

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Our own prominent blogger and HP chief cloud technologist Christian Verstraete was recently featured in Siliconrepublic.com, a prominent tech web site based in Ireland. Good read...check it out...   


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Can you escape vendor lock-in with the cloud?

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Our latest Question of the Week asks about how enterprises can avoid vendor lock-in and still get maximum benefit from the cloud. The discussion has generated a raft of insightful comments. Join in.


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Reasons to adopt PaaS

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A new research from IBM Center for Applied Insights shows that IT decision makers quote big data as one of the main reasons to adopt platform as a service in their businesses. Although SaaS is very popular, most CIOs have not paid that much attention to cloud-based PaaS solutions.


Technology, Cloud

“Cloud and Mobile”: What is the future of this relationship?

Cloud computing, mobile devices drive innovation, flexibility

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Who is dating who is always interesting for people, especially when it is regarding celebrities and popular folks. Well here we are about to discuss one of the rapidly flourishing association in technology industry and yes both parties are super popular i.e. cloud computing and mobile. Coming to the point businesses and users are looking for availability of data, email and applications anytime and from any location whether they are at home, on-premise or on move.

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Business Issues, Cloud

Do you believe that signing on with a cloud provider means vendor lock in at some level?

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Do you believe that signing on with a cloud provider means vendor lock in at some level?
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Enterprises getting results with cloud

Cloud strong on competitive advantage, savings

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A white paper from management consulting firm Navint Partners LLC seems to indicate large enterprises are enjoying success with their cloud efforts. Indeed, 90% said in a survey that reaped the projected savings the cloud would yield; 80% said  the cloud gave them a competitive advantage; 64% said the cloud has a "significant impact on process efficiency and effectiveness;" and 46% said they had money in the IT budget specifically for cloud computing.

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Business Issues, Technology, IT Performance

CIOs eye more outsourcing, less hardware in 2013: India gets 43% of outsourcing spend

Cloud computing dropped a point in 2012

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ZDNet's Larry Dignan runs down the Society for Information Management's (SIM) predictions on IT spending for 2013 based on its annual survey. The detailed results will be presented at SIM's meeting later this month. Nothing was too startling, based on Dignan's reporting, but the one thing that jumped out at me was the 10% hit since 2010 that spending on internal staff has taken.  


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For CIOs, blink and your role will change

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Very powerful forces both on the IT and business front are conspiring to drive major changes in the role of the CIO. These changes are irreversible and will unfold very rapidly. This short video featuring a prominent IT executive reveals what those forces are and what CIOs might want to consider as these forces crash ashore. Enterprise CIO Forum content director Bill Laberis interviews Sharon Donovan Hart, Executive Vice President and COO for Information Technology for State Street Corporation.


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What drives investments in cloud computing?

Agility heads list of cloud benefits, but beware of cloud silos

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Everyone knows that businesses are investing heavily in public and private cloud computing these days, as well as hybrid cloud solutions that combine elements of both. Why they’re investing in one of those deployment models versus the others, however, is somewhat murkier. Thankfully, a recent IDG Research poll of senior IT executives at companies with 1,000 or more employees sheds interesting light on that topic in ways that hint at what technology decision-makers see as each major cloud deployment option’s chief strength.

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