Cloud computing for business
- April 01, 2011
Whether your IT organization is thinking about becoming lean or using cloudsourcing techniques, it all boils down to customer input. After all, they're the ones on the front line, with the best ...
- March 30, 2011
CIOs focused on continuously improving their IT products and services might want to heed the lessons of now-defunct market leaders who got upended by disruptive innovation.
- March 24, 2011
Why build when you can buy? Market6 chose a SaaS platform to transform its single-tenant software into a multi-tenant cloud offering packed with sales support.
- March 10, 2011
Federated identity management groups and vendors toss up standards and solutions, as enterprises attempt to wrest control of user access to cloud-based applications.
- March 08, 2011
Faced with a chaotic mix of cloud services, IT execs now must sort through a crowd of cloud brokers that claim to minimize risks and improve interoperability.
- March 04, 2011
Some IT departments are aggressively adopting "cloud-first" strategies for new deployments. Instead of buying new servers, they're looking at Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS); rather than ...
- March 02, 2011
Cloud storage is drawing interest, but enterprises are steering clear of cloud disaster recovery as cloud reliability concerns linger.
- February 22, 2011
You have been reading a lot about cloud computing on SearchCIO.com and SearchCIO-Midmarket.com lately. With good reason: The cloud is the latest game-changer in corporate IT. Sure, there's ...
- February 18, 2011
The IT department is moving at the speed of light. Performance monitoring tools enable IT managers to ferret out and fix network problems in seconds, tasks that previously would have taken days or ...
- February 17, 2011
Cloud-in-a-box solutions promise to take the burden of building a private cloud off enterprise IT departments.
- February 16, 2011
How is one of the world's largest energy companies fostering IT innovation? By letting IT leaders know it's OK to focus on technology, according to Peter Breunig, general manager of technology and architecture at Chevron Corp.
- February 16, 2011
Cloud-based IT project and portfolio management tools offer relatively quick and risk-free visibility into IT projects and priorities. But don't expect miracles, cautions one CIO.
- February 15, 2011
Vendors are promising to eliminate data center infrastructure management headaches by hooking together one-stop solutions. Will enterprises take the bait?
- February 10, 2011
In trying to come up with a common definition of private clouds, I've been speaking with a wide spectrum of IT executives, analysts and systems integrators. Many of them contributed pearls of ...
- February 09, 2011
Cloud computing models are converging. Many roads are leading to PaaS, and some vendors are building an IaaS-SaaS-PaaS triple threat.