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Why IT Should Become an Internal Service Broker

In the previous blog entry we talked about IT becoming service focused. We also talked about the IT environment becoming more complex as, in an effort to reduce cost, services and applications are hosted in a variety of platforms. These... Continue Reading →

Get Service Focused, Run at the Pace of the Business

Over the last year, I participated in a number of cloud deals involving large enterprises. Most of them consisted in the migration to a hybrid cloud including a private and a shared component. And for many it was really the first... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 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 4 – Core versus context services

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in January 2012 In part 3, I talked about the importance for the CIO to become a strategic service broker. I mentioned the CIO will have to decide whether a service... Continue Reading →

The business aspects of cloud: Part 3 – The strategic service broker

This entry was originally published on the CloudSource blog in January 2012 Remember, at the end of part 1, we highlighted that the business expects IT to be able to respond faster and address variable demands and to provide easy... Continue Reading →

Why IT should become an Internal Service Broker? Part 2

In the previous blog entry we started discussing why IT should become an internal service broker and I shared the first three steps of the process to get there. We started by defining the services that are expected from the... Continue Reading →

Why IT Should Become an Internal Service Broker

This blog entry was originally posted on April 14th, 2015 In the previous blog entry we talked about IT becoming service focused. We also talked about the IT environment becoming more complex as, in an effort to reduce cost, services... Continue Reading →

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