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How Microsoft Azure can speed a hybrid IT strategy’s time to value

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I frequently interact with clients, partners, suppliers and startups in the IT industry regarding the latest developments in cloud and hybrid IT technology. Multiple cloud providers are the new reality, and the intricacies of evolving to a hybrid IT model can be significant. One challenge I hear all the time is, “How do enterprises accelerate […]

From service management to service excellence: Transforming problematic service management

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Consumerization of technology has given us the expectation that we can resolve a customer service issue via chat, email or a simple phone call on our mobile phones. When we have a problem with Uber or Airbnb, for example, all those options are available and our issues are resolved fairly quickly. So why isn’t that […]

Build event-driven, serverless monitoring for Azure — in just 15 minutes

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Microsoft Azure provides multiple Platform as a Service (PaaS) products that allow you and your development teams to focus on quickly building awesome solutions for your customers. One of those products, Azure Service Bus, allows you to separate tiers of a solution and introduce asynchronous processing, which is so important in public clouds to ensure […]

How Service Integration and Management (SIAM) operates as a business model that fosters digital transformation

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In today’s business world, companies are adding new services faster than IT departments can react. Think of a bank that offers an e-commerce application. They may have a dozen new services, ranging from looking up account balances to making transfers both inside and outside the bank, to processing commercial and business loans. IT departments are […]

Why you need Service Integration and Management (SIAM)

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Smart companies understand that the cloud has changed the business paradigm. Businesses working on their digital transformations tend to use multiple cloud providers to reduce costs and become more agile while continuing to manage traditional services. Some may provision Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure for testing or running workloads and infrastructure more efficiently; and […]

When cloud makes sense — and when it doesn’t

Public cloud computing has surfed an extended wave of hype that may finally have crested. Sure, public cloud is fast and you can buy it with a credit card, but IT organizations have learned they have little visibility into what’s going to the cloud. Which apps are moving? Are they the right apps? Are they […]

What does your business need to consider when adopting SaaS?

Of all public cloud services, Software as a Service — or SaaS — is the offering with the biggest potential. It truly is IT-as-a-utility, like water from the tap or power from a socket. SaaS applications provide end users with standardized functionality. They don’t require any involvement of the IT department. And every so often new features are […]

What’s ahead for security and cloud adoption?

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2017 is believed to mark a major turning point in cloud adoption, bringing a rapid acceleration even among those companies and industries that have been reluctant to adopt the cloud in the past due to data security and privacy concerns. Marking a major shift from just two years ago, numerous CEOs and CIOs of global […]

2017 will be a cloud buyer’s market as providers simplify and add capabilities

In 2016, four clear leaders emerged in the cloud provider market, and in 2017 we can expect these leaders to innovate and differentiate through simplicity, automation, analytics and cognitive computing. Without question, the clear leaders in enterprise cloud at the end of 2016 were Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, IBM and Google. In terms of […]

Start the new year by optimizing EC2 costs

Fresh off the holidays, many are looking to reclaim order and predictability in their lives. Yes, the year-end marathon of celebratory office lunches and staff vacations can leave one in a fog yearning to return to daily structure and certainty.  Reflecting on the holiday season can give one pause to ask: “Did all of those […]