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Business Issues, Technology, Cloud, Services

Applications should be written for the cloud environment

Legal and tech secondary to app migration...changing user perceptions

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While legal and technical aspects of the cloud journey are important, the first consideration is what will run on that cloud.    

Recently, I was presenting to the IT strategy team of a large enterprise. I talked about the journey to cloud, what are the things you should review and what decisions should you take. Very quickly, the discussion boiled down to technology and legal aspects. 


Business Issues, Technology, Cloud, Services

Death of the private cloud greatly exaggerated

"Cloud is global; law is local."

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I believe the private cloud is not going away as some predict.


Business Issues, Big Data, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure

How the cloud changes financing, measurement and development models

Responding to user needs at the speed of business

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A good year ago I was in Quebec, and let me disclose something here … speaking French, I’m really welcome out there. We had a wonderful time. One of the customers we met was a local bank. Their IT team wanted to experiment with cloud and we convinced them that cloud enabling their development environment made a lot of sense.

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CIO Leadership, Applications

Discover the new style of Applications Transformation in Barcelona

Guess who is ”The George Clooney” of the App World

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In a CBR interview, Paul Evans, HP Worldwide Lead for Application Transformation, discusses why HP is the George Clooney of the app world: “You need a partner who is “Sexy and attractive, but also experienced and mature.” The whole package.

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Business Issues, Converged Infrastructure, IT Performance, Services

The consumerization of enterprise sales

Customer experience top priority: will technology replace sales people?

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Consumerization is revolutioning enterprise sales to the point where buying technology is akin to buying a car. That's the conclusion of a new study from "B2B is the new B2C: the consumerization of enterprise sales" from Avanade, Inc. A thousand C level executives, business unit leaders and IT decision makers were interviewed, according to Avanade.


Business Issues, Applications, Big Data, Services

HealthCare.gov shows why converged infrastructure is important

Large web sites are not new. What happened to federal IT consolidation?

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jdodge

The HealthCare.gov web site might be the ultimate expression of the need for converged infrastructure. And maybe converged contractors, too. 

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Business Issues, Mobility, Security

Securing IT assets in a big enterprise and "innovating with confidence"

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HP Global CIO and senior vice president Ramon Baez explains how HP security products and services helped it counter more than 100 million threats to its IT infrastructure and web sites over a recent 30-day period.  With 300,000 employees, 120,000 mobile devices, cloud services and a global presence, HP security must be both pre-emptive and predictive, says Baez. 

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CIO Leadership, Cloud, Mobility, Services

Mobile and cloud the new value creators: HP CIO Ramon Baez

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HP Global CIO and senior vice president Ramon Baez explains how the new business drivers of cloud and mobile contribute the bottom and top lines. He also discusses IT costs, security, the need for top IT talent and the increased speed necessary to compete in today's business environment. It used to take three weeks to provision a database. Now it takes five minutes in a cloud environment, says Baez. CIO publisher emeritus Gary Beach conducts the interview.   

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Technology, Cloud

If cloud computing can transform an 80-year-old media company, imagine what it can do for your business

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The holiday season means one thing for me: Avoid the crazy lines at retail stores and escape to the movie theater. On my list this season are Walking with Dinosaurs and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Since this past summer, the movies' distributor, 20th Century Fox, has been building buzz for these blockbusters by creating identities on various social media sites for each movie, and releasing prescreen content to the press and customers.

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Business Issues, Applications, Big Data, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure

Data centers treading water

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There's much room for improvement in enterprise data centers, according this new IDG Research Services Quick Poll entitled "The data center an an innovation center."

Indeed, about a quarter of the 54 respondents said their data centers just support ongoing operations while only 10% thought theirs were innovative. Cost pressures and the growth of data were cited as the biggest data center challenges and reasons why innovation is so important.

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