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Cloud Foundry: Do-it-yourself platform as a service

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You can certainly run a platform as a service (PaaS) cloud on one of the major public clouds. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has Elastic Beanstalk, Microsoft Azure has the self-explanatory Azure PaaS, Google Cloud has Google App Engine, etc., etc. But did you know you can also run your own private — or hybrid or […]

4 raisons d’adopter un modèle d’exploitation informatique hybride et devenir un courtier de services

De nos jours, un nombre croissant d’entreprises consomment des services de cloud public, contournant souvent les règles de gouvernance de leur DSI. Il incombe justement aux DSI d’adopter un modèle hybride pour centraliser la gestion des ressources, tout en restant pertinentes en matière de services agiles de cloud public. Le défi auquel sont confrontées les […]

Quattro ragioni per adottare un modello operativo ibrido IT e diventare un broker di servizi

Oggigiorno un numero crescente di unità aziendali nelle organizzazioni utilizza direttamente i servizi di cloud pubblici, ignorando in molti casi la governance IT centrale. Spetta alle organizzazioni IT adottare un modello operativo IT ibrido per centralizzare la gestione delle risorse e rimanere pertinenti nell’era di servizi cloud pubblici più agili. La sfida che devono affrontare […]

New strategies to help your cloud deployment survive an outage

Many view the cloud as a fail-safe, always available environment. In reality, though, almost all the large cloud providers have suffered one or more major outages in the last 12-24 months. As magical as cloud can seem, these services are being provided by computing resources housed in a data center, and when that data center […]

Insurers: Getting from here to there on your digital transformation

Most insurers are aligned around a common vision of the future, so strategy is about charting the course from here to there. Whether the focus is new business, claims, or filling the white space in between, the journey starts with an outside-in view of the personas being targeted (e.g., customer, agent, adjuster); the capabilities and […]

How you can use NFV to reinvent your enterprise network

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Software-based network devices offer agility, simplicity and security that physical devices can’t match Based on our experience with clients, around 10% of the average IT budget is spent on network technology. As organizations look for ways to optimize their IT environments, that portion of the budget is well worth reviewing—especially when you look at the […]

Continuous processes can complicate security, but also provide an answer

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While cloud computing has promised to simplify the management of business-technology systems, it hasn’t exactly turned into a net simplification when it comes to security. Sure, cloud infrastructure platforms remove the complexity of having to secure the underlying infrastructure, and software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service providers simplify many aspects of application security. These platforms are cost effective […]

Le cloud : principal risque émergent pour les entreprises selon Gartner

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Selon le dernier rapport trimestriel de Gartner sur les nouveaux risques, les entreprises considèrent encore le cloud computing comme un risque émergent, bien que celui-ci réalise des percées considérables et fait partie de ce que Gartner appelle les nouvelles opportunités. A cette occasion, 110 responsables de la gestion des risques, de l’audit, des finances et […]

Seven specific ways to deliver on the cloud cost savings promise

Moving to the cloud should enable you to save more, do more and execute at a higher speed. But the road to achieving these benefits is by no means automatic for most well-established companies. Mature enterprises tend to have entrenched governance processes and company cultures as well as sizeable legacy footprints, which means their migration […]

Cuatro razones para apostar por un modelo híbrido y ser intermediario de servicios

Hoy en día, un número creciente de unidades de negocio de las organizaciones está consumiendo servicios de nube pública de forma directa, en muchos casos pasando los criterios de gobierno central de TI. Depende de las organizaciones tecnológicas adoptar un modelo operativo híbrido para gestionar sus recursos, y seguir siendo un actor relevante en el […]