Cloud computing for business
- July 14, 2010
Westmont College turned to cloud computing services to help recover from a fire that destroyed 20 buildings. The services integrate CRM data with the school's back-end ERP system.
- July 09, 2010
A question has been nagging me since I attended Cloud Expo in New York: What metrics can IT departments use to charge back business units for cloud services? Measured service is fundamental to the ...
- July 08, 2010
IT chargeback is being put to the test by cloud computing. Which metrics can be used to charge business units for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS?
- July 06, 2010
Integrated computing stacks from Oracle and IBM aren't catching on with most CIOs, but some see an advantage when stacks are connected with architectures for private cloud computing.
- June 29, 2010
As private cloud computing gains traction in the enterprise, pitfalls await uninformed IT staff. Avoid common mistakes by reading our list of private cloud misperceptions.
- June 25, 2010
The Internet may be global, but cloud computing, like most politics, is local -- or should be, according to experts who say a cloud location must adhere to country-based privacy and data security ...
- June 24, 2010
Private cloud computing is something with which enterprises are coming to grips. Check out our list of five best practices for successfully deploying a private cloud.
- June 15, 2010
BI SaaS solutions for the cloud are causing more commotion among enterprise and midmarket companies alike than are cloud apps for email and CRM.
- June 11, 2010
Cloud computing has been around so long, even the CTO Power Panel at the recent Cloud Expo couldn't identify its origins. "What was the year that BusinessWeek published the cover story on Amazon's ...
- June 09, 2010
Cloud collaboration tools were the start of the USGA's cloud migration strategy -- bringing cost savings, business continuity and customizable CRM to the association.
- June 08, 2010
CIOs can control cloud provisioning with governance around self-service and automation, while embracing an on-demand, "business technology" approach.
- June 01, 2010
JetBlue Airlines uses HP's LoadRunner for website performance testing amid a spate of new cloud-based performance testing software services.
- May 26, 2010
Cloud computing has generated a lot of buzz (and noise) over the years -- but what is it, really? Learn some of the basics and how to plan a cloud strategy for midmarket IT.
- May 25, 2010
A year ago, when I brought up private clouds to IT executives, many were flat out not interested. Flash forward a year, and their stance has changed. Many IT executives are entering boot camps ...
- May 21, 2010
Cloud computing services cast a shadow of fear over IT departments that are scrambling to change amid a flurry of business units bypassing traditional channels.