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The hybridized cloud: Where private and public cloud coalesce
The hybridized cloud was once regarded as a short-term bridge between on-premises computing in the enterprise and the untested landscape of the public cloud. However, CIOs are coming to see the value of a computing environment that manages some applications and systems in-house and relies on external public cloud services for others. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t big challenges when the private and public cloud coalesce. In this issue of CIO Decisions, SearchCIO contributor Dina Gerdeman speaks to a number of CIOs about benefits and drawbacks around the hybridized cloud, and the accompanying mindset shift
Also in this issue: A craft brewing company brews up a business-focused cloud ERP strategy; Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski explores the buzz around sensor data as well as a congressman’s declared war on cyberattacks; and the chief marketing technologist enters the C-suite.
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Features in this issue
CIOs have come to see the value of a hybrid computing environment that manages some applications and systems in-house and relies on external public cloud services for managing other data. That doesn't mean there aren't some challenges.
These CIOs were early adopters of hybrid computing architecture. Here they share their tips for reaping the benefits and dodging the landmines.
News in this issue
Two rising startups in the craft brewery business reap tangible rewards when they move from ad hoc processes to cloud ERP.
There's a new exec at the C-suite table: chief marketing technologist. Learn how CIOs, CMOs and CMTs work hand-in-hand to bridge marketing and IT in this week's Searchlight; plus, Riley v. California and aircraft IoT.
Columns in this issue
Done right, a blend of the private and public cloud can lead to an IT strategy that’s greater than the sum of its parts.
Congressman Joe Kennedy looks at the threat of cyberwar and decides to muster a Massachusetts defense.
The buzz is on for sensor data but extracting value, as always, will hinge on mastering the data fundamentals: The Data Mill reports.