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Technology, Cloud

Is the bloom off the cloud rose?

Community Video by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Mon, 07/15/2013 - 15:32

There's been a rash of articles lately arguing the cloud is not cracked up to what's it supposed to be. Are we are experiencing a cloud backlash? Some CIOs remain deeply skeptical, says Enterprise CIO Forum community manager John Dodge.

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

2013 Harvey Nash CIO survey says CIOs continue to play pivotal roles.

"Technology, people who develop it have become centrally important to the survival of modern organisations"

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Fri, 07/12/2013 - 20:00
jdodge

At 55 pages, the 2013 Harvey Nash CIO survey report is one of the longer and more comprehensive ones. The results are based on responses from 2,029 CIOs across the globe. I did not find anything too startling, but here's a few highlights.

-- With more emphasis on BYOD, the cloud and outsourcing, a fifth of the CIOs surveyed feel they lost control control of some technology assets.


Technology, Cloud

Cloud Trends Industries & Technologies - Infographic

Blog-post by Rick Blaisdell, Thu, 07/11/2013 - 15:00
RickBlaisdell

Healthcare, manufacturing, government - we can continue until we exhaust all the industries that exist out there. Cloud services and applications are now present in every single industry. And more and more businesses are examining the advantages and possibilities to move into the cloud.


Business Issues, Cloud

CIOs Chime in on Cloud Computing Adoption

Study finds IT complexity big barrier to cloud adoption

Quick Post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Thu, 07/11/2013 - 14:57
jdodge

More than half of 300 CIOs said IT complexity prevents cloud adoption at a strategic level. Clouds implementation remains tactical at this juncture, the study concluded. Almost two thirds of the CIOs said cloud vendors tend to over simplify IT complexity as reflected in their cloud offerings.  


Business Issues, Cloud

What it takes to be a service provider

Can you make money and how will your cloud offering be different?

Blog-post by Christian Verstraete,
HP Blogger
, Wed, 07/10/2013 - 17:59
Christian

Let me now discuss the last of the five use cases I highlighted a while ago, the service provider one.

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Tags: CIO Cloud HP IT SaaS

Technology, Cloud

What’s the difference between a Cloud Server and a Dedicated Server?

Blog-post by Rick Blaisdell, Tue, 07/09/2013 - 13:54
RickBlaisdell

More and more companies are faced with the problem of choosing between traditional/dedicated servers and cloud servers. Before making a decision, it is important to understand the differences between the two servers so you will know that you are making the best decision that meets all of your company’s specific server needs.

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Business Issues, Cloud

CIOs outline chief concerns of cloud computing

Hidden costs and poor end user experience are major concerns

IDG Article , Mon, 07/08/2013 - 19:23

By Antony Savvas 

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Business Issues, Cloud

CIOs outline chief concerns of cloud computing

Hidden costs and poor end user experience are major concerns

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Mon, 07/08/2013 - 18:19
jdodge

By Antony Savvas (my comments in italic at the end)


Technology, Cloud

Cloud computing leaders on the wave – Part 2: Experts To Follow and Inspire From

Blog-post by Rick Blaisdell, Thu, 07/04/2013 - 11:22
RickBlaisdell

In every industry, there are several figures that inspire with their knowledge and experience. In a recent article, I discussed the top cloud computing providers and why I consider them the best in the industry. Today, I would like to start a discussion about the most inspiring people in the cloud computing industry.

The following are the people I follow the most:

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Technology, Cloud

Legal Issues around Cloud Computing

Blog-post by Rick Blaisdell, Tue, 07/02/2013 - 13:30
RickBlaisdell

Cloud computing is bringing amazing advantages and benefits companies. But it also brings some challenges. There are several legal issues that must be taken into consideration when moving into the cloud. Let’s see which are the most challenging legal issues around cloud computing and how to overcome them.


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