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Disruptive technologies: Cloud services integration for the CIO
Cloud services integration is a topic just sticky enough to make many a CIO shudder. Disruptive technologies such as cloud computing offer a number of implementation options -- public, private, hybrid, oh my! What's a CIO to do? In this issue of Modern Infrastructure, CIO Edition, CIO strategist Harvey Koeppel traces the history of disruptive technologies and creative destruction, and explains why the cloud boom is inescapable -- and beneficial. In our second story, CIO Niel Nickolaisen urges his peers to keep it simple with cloud services integration, even as he details the challenges his organization has faced in that quest. In our final piece, SearchCIO Senior Features Writer Karen Goulart interviews Chris Wolf, a Gartner Inc. analyst, who shares the queries CIOs must make to power a far-reaching cloud management strategy.
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A successful hybrid cloud management strategy means asking the right questions. Gartner analyst Chris Wolf shares the top queries CIOs need to make.
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Cloud computing is a disruptive technology that promises to upend the enterprise, but the upsides are worth the risk.
The creative destruction brought on by the cloud is an imperative and unavoidable part of your IT and business strategy.
Simplification is CIO Niel Nickolaisen's IT mantra, but integrating a legacy system with his new cloud solutions has been anything but simple.