Cloud computing for business
- January 17, 2012
Shared services in a virtualized cloud computing environment add complexity to developing a service catalog but don't change its basic purpose.
- January 11, 2012
Definitions and approaches vary, but IT executives are forging ahead with their own takes on shared services to cut costs and serve customers better.
- January 05, 2012
Driven by mobile IT, big data and clouds of all shapes, the pace of change sped up for CIOs in 2011 and set the stage for an equally disruptive 2012.
- January 03, 2012
With increasing demand for turn-on-a-dime application provisioning and pressure to control costs, the CIO is taking on the role of IT services broker.
- December 06, 2011
About a year ago I moderated a panel on cloud computing services adoption in health care. A quick poll of the audience indicated that security was the No. 1 reason why their organizations were not ...
- November 17, 2011
A growing segment of SaaS solutions targets industry-specific needs and mission-critical business functions.
- November 09, 2011
CIOs are getting a handle on cloud security risks by using trusted providers and doing due diligence in negotiating contracts. Still, concerns linger.
- October 31, 2011
A discussion among the CIOs at the recent Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) summit on cloud computing strategies got me thinking about Eleanor Roosevelt. No, really. Surely ...
- October 26, 2011
Cloud solutions vendors are claiming that CIOs don’t want to buy cloud. Really? Here are four CIOs whose cloud projects are proving otherwise.
- October 24, 2011
Every week, we scour the Web and give you a rundown of the week's best and brightest blog posts. This week we're serving up some analysis about DevOps in networking, the brain's preference in user ...
- October 19, 2011
As the economy continues to falter and IT consumerization rises to the fore, Gartner shines a new light on the CIO role: Think less service provider, more revenue driver.
- October 12, 2011
Google business email hit the mark for one Microsoft shop, after it priced on-site Exchange hosting.
- October 05, 2011
Neil MacDonald wants you to stop worrying and love cloud service providers. This Gartner Fellow is putting in a tall order. Look at any survey of CIOs and IT professionals regarding cloud ...
- September 21, 2011
One in five of the companies responding to a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) survey of cloud trends said they are moving some or all of their outsourced cloud systems back ...
- September 21, 2011
Another new survey on cloud computing adoption shows users and providers alike are bullish and better educated on cloud, with midmarket CIOs leading the way.