Contract negotiations and legal issues
- September 01, 2010
Public and private cloud computing have penetrated enterprises, forcing IT to develop a plan for managing two distinct service-delivery models.
- August 24, 2010
A cloud computing solution at Harvard Medical School illustrates the need for CIOs to articulate the business case and bring everyone into the process.
- August 19, 2010
Cyber insurance should be standard for cloud computing vendors, experts say, but some providers fail to obtain it. Customers of cloud service providers need to share the risk.
- August 17, 2010
All eyes are on cloud provider liability limits as experts ponder the financial backing needed for enterprise trust.
- August 12, 2010
Experts lament the lack of cloud computing law covering the financial remuneration of unexpected downtime, while some cloud providers innovate with money-back guarantees.
- July 29, 2010
With older approaches to server provisioning proving inadequate for many cloud computing initiatives, corporate users look to image-based provisioning for a solution.
- 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 08, 2010
CIOs can control cloud provisioning with governance around self-service and automation, while embracing an on-demand, "business technology" approach.
- 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.
- May 18, 2010
Putting some applications into the cloud is a no-brainer; others may never be the right fit, experts say.
- April 13, 2010
Identity management in cloud computing is a hot button: Enterprises grapple with the security concerns perceived to be associated with the cloud, but are attracted by the possible cost savings and management efficiencies it presents.
- March 30, 2010
Public-sector CIOs are adopting cloud computing services as a means to deliver better services, cut costs and even share resources with other agencies.
- February 23, 2010
Outsourcing contract renegotiations were up sharply last year. Most of that activity focused on cost cuts, which spells trouble. Experts offer advice, in the first of two articles.
- January 27, 2010
"This case is about the massive theft of Oracle's software and related support materials through an illegal business model by Defendant Rimini Street and its CEO and President, Defendant Seth ...
- November 18, 2009
Learn how one IT director employed application consolidation to cut maintenance costs, improve reliability and centralize data with a strategy that included SaaS.