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With our last blog, Part 1: Accelerate Time-to-Value, we started a series discussing major advantages that can be achieved by replacing traditional ERP with cloud ERP solutions. In this blog, we will focus on Continuous Improvement. As we consider the topic, note a number of questions to consider, including how to improve: Quality of services for my IT […]

Two areas for closer consideration in enterprise cloud

There are many postings on the risks and challenges for Cloud migration. One recent article, posted by Glen Robinson (@GlenPRobinson) had an excellent summary of the key risks and challenges to a broader migration to the Cloud. In his paper he sites security, resilience, reputation and regulatory as key considerations, followed by financial, licensing and […]

What’s going on with Intel and OpenStack?

Is Intel backing away from the OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud? Good question, but I don’t see it happening myself. The story that questions Intel’s commitment to OpenStack was sparked by news that Intel was pulling out of its Rackspace partnership, the OpenStack Innovation Center. This was a software-testing project meant to encourage the use of OpenStack in the enterprise. […]

VMware joins Cisco, HPE and Verizon in shifting course on public cloud

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Successful cloud companies don’t need to be public cloud companies. Confused? Well, if you think the public cloud is the be-all, end-all of cloud computing, that’s understandable. Story after story focuses on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Compute and IBM Cloud. But, in the background several major companies are abandoning their public clouds. First, HPE dropped […]

Digital strategy: Why compromise?

In the first of four posts about how to accelerate your enterprise’s digital journey, we discuss how to meet the demands of your digital business through rapid provisioning of SAP resources. Organizations must continuously capitalize on market opportunities and adjust to market disruptors with new solutions, business models and revenue streams. Time to market is increasingly important, not just […]

Watching for speed bumps on the digital journey

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As your enterprise begins its digital journey, you may notice that, while development tools change, many of the design principles remain. The same is true for my area of expertise: performance engineering. Over the past decades, we have developed measurement, monitoring and alerting tools to ensure good performance on mainframes, minicomputers, client/server, Web and Web […]

Cloud and the ever-changing world of technology

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I’ve been working in the technology sector for many years, from building computers to installing networks, to programming in different languages and a slew of other roles. One thing that has been a constant in my career is change. I’ve seen computers go from 8-bit  to 16, 32, etc., to multiple processors, to multiple cores. I’ve watched the programming […]

Cloud Foundry offers cloud developer certification

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Many people can talk a good cloud game, but when it comes to building cloud applications, it’s another matter. That’s why the Cloud Foundry Foundation and The Linux Foundation is creating a cloud developer education and certification initiative: The “Cloud Foundry Certified Developer” program. In a recent survey, the Cloud Foundry Foundation found that “64% of IT […]

Myth-busting the cloud

It feels sometimes that a week doesn’t go by without some new level of “prominence” assigned to myths surrounding how we should now approach “The Cloud”. Invariably, the advice will be biased from, normally, one of two core dimensions – either those whose strategy is simply that full, public cloud consumption is inevitable or those […]

The big cloud is making big bucks

There’s money to be made in the cloud. Smaller companies may have trouble realizing revenue from their cloud offerings, but for billion-dollar businesses, the cloud can be very, very profitable. Let’s look at some examples. Do you know what Amazon‘s profits would look like without Amazon Web Services (AWS)? Actually, that’s a trick question. Amazon […]