Cloud computing for business
Cloud computing has made it so easy to create data and move into and out of business, according to one tech vendor exec, it's changed the focus of the job of CIO.
As a way of building applications, serverless computing architecture is gaining in popularity. But it won't replace containers or any other development method, Red Hat's Rich Sharples says.
Companies are still in an early phase of a big cloud challenge: managing a mishmash of public and private cloud systems and data centers. And they may have to wait on vendors to help tackle it.
The job of CIO is changing all right, and cloud computing is hastening that transition. Today, IT leaders are using cloud to solve old problems -- and form new bonds with the business.
Overprovisioning pushes up the costs of cloud computing. But stopping the practice completely would result in damage of a different sort.
Companies drawn to the centralizing simplicity of cloud computing ERP need to fully grasp the characteristics that make it different from on-premises software, according to the Cloud Security Alliance.
The cloud affords companies the freedom to try new things fast. But they also risk "totally losing control," says analyst Liz Herbert. A cloud computing ecosystem imposes a sense of order.
Companies struggling with multiple cloud services need to strive for cloud computing interoperability and portability, the Cloud Standards Customer Council says. First up – define the terms.
A goal set by acquired cloud company Sonian is improving cybersecurity, whether through IT security frameworks or features in its service, co-founder says.
As cloud computing popularity climbs to ever-higher heights, one attendee to the Gartner Catalyst conference looks to the future.
A small public cloud platform market means low prices and innovation -- but going all-in with one vendor invites considerable risk, a report shows.
Organizations have a lot to think about when installing a multicloud management platform. The Cloud Standards Customer Council shares its deployment tips.
A hybrid cloud management platform must mix well with business systems, give financial guidance and make security a priority, industry experts say.
CIOs who want machine learning capabilities first need to get oodles of data to the algorithms. Not to worry -- they can mail or truck it in.
A hybrid IT environment -- public cloud and private cloud, a data center -- is what many companies have today. Here's an expert's take on how to manage one.