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October 2015

Security & Cloud: Why does it matter?

This entry was originally posted on the CloudSource Blog in April 2012 Let me start by telling you a little story. About 15 months ago I was in the bay area and one of my friends had asked me to... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Conclusion

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource Blog in March 2012. I’ve spent the last several weeks addressing some of the business aspects of cloud and why/how companies move to the cloud. It’s time now to wrap this series... Continue Reading →

How to convince your CEO cloud is for your enterprise

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in April 2012. A couple months ago, Raf Los (@wh1t3rabbit) and I teamed up writing a blog entry on “10 ways to sell your CEO on cloud computing …. And loose... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Part 12 – My little cloud cheat sheet

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in March 2012. As this series slowly draws to an end, I’d like to share with you the key points to look at when thinking about moving a workload to the... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Part 11 – Does the IT department own cloud computing?

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in March 2012. A couple weeks ago I met with a customer who challenged me on the idea that the responsibility of cloud is not up to the IT department. They... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Part 9 – And then there are the challenges of cloud bursting

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in February 2012. Over the last couple years, I’ve asked many CIO’s about the efficiency of their datacenters. Most did answer me it was somewhere between 10 and 15%. In other... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Part 10 – 4 areas for innovation with the cloud

This entry was originally posted on the CloudSource blog in March 2012. Up until now we talked about cloud as a new way to deliver existing functionality. We discussed how to choose which applications to position where. But is cloud... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Part 8 – Let’s Expand the Cloud Horizon

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in February 2012. In part 3 of this series we pointed out the CIO should become a “strategic service broker.” In parts 4, 5 and 6, we looked at criteria to... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Part 7 – A cloud computing case study from ACME Corp.

This entry was originally posted on the CloudSource blog in February 2012. In part 4 we looked at criteria to decide which application to locate where, in part 5 we discussed single-tenancy versus multi-tenancy, and in part 6 we looked... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of Cloud: Part 6 – One Size cloud does not fit all

In part 4 of this series I described how to assess applications and decide whether they should be hosted in a private or a public cloud. Does that mean there fundamentally are two types of cloud and we should choose... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of Cloud: Part 5 – Do you need multi-tenancy?

This entry was originally published in January 2012 on the CloudSource blog. In part 4 of this series I described how to assess applications and decide whether they should be hosted in a private cloud or a public cloud. One... Continue Reading →

10 ways to sell your CEO on cloud computing…. And lose face

This post was originally published on the CloudSource blog in January 2012 As stated, Raf Los and I teamed up for this blog post. When we spotted an article titled 10 ways to sell your CEO on Cloud Computing, we... Continue Reading →

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