2019 IT trend: Enterprises will begin closing their data centers

Is the enterprise data center dying? How dead is it? Working as an IT architect for much of my life, this is a surprising question to hear from me.  In truth, the data center within a single enterprise has been yielding to leveraged, multitenant data centers for quite some time. The leverage that can be […]

What CloudStack really is and why it matters to you

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If you’re looking for a new open-source cloud and you search for CloudStack on Google’s first page, you’ll find CloudStack compared to OpenStack. It should not be compared to OpenStack! Yes, both started as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds, but they quickly took very different paths. Today, OpenStack is a complex ecosystem of IaaS […]

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 […]

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 […]

The essential edge to leveraging IoT data

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating unprecedented amounts of digital data that enterprises can use to learn more about customers, monitor network and equipment performance, optimize processes, and enable machine-to-machine communications. But that treasure trove of digital data also creates huge management, security, and cost concerns for enterprise IT professionals, whether their organizations are […]

Gartner afferma che il cloud rimane il principale rischio delle aziende emergenti

Nonostante abbiano fatto grandi passi avanti nelle organizzazioni e rappresentando ciò che Gartner chiama nuove opportunità, le aziende ancora considerano il cloud computing come un rischio emergente, secondo l’ultimo rapporto trimestrale sui rischi emergenti di Gartner. I 110 alti dirigenti in materia di rischio, servizio di revisione, finanza e compliance presso le grandi organizzazioni globali […]

Azure Stack: The bridge between private and public clouds

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Azure Stack, Microsoft’s private cloud appliance, has been out for a year now. Microsoft isn’t saying how sales have been going, but the promise of Azure Stack has always been strong. This Azure cloud-in-a-box has three main use cases: Edge and disconnected solutions: Customers can address latency and connectivity requirements by processing data locally in […]

Cloud native computing grows by 200 percent

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Over the last few years the way you moved applications from your data center to the cloud was lift-and-shift, refactor, or migrate to containers. The latter has gotten a kick in the pants as cloud-native techniques such as serverless computing and microservices have joined forces with containers. Still unsure what I’m talking about? Chris Aniszczyk, […]

Will cloud drive the data center to extinction?

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A Gartner analyst has declared the data center dead. This might come as news to CIOs who currently are managing in-house data centers for their enterprises, but Gartner research vice president Dave Cappuccio predicts that most existing in-house data centers are on their last legs. “By 2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their […]

La nube sigue asutando a muchas empresas, según Gartner

A pesar de su largo recorrido en la empresa y su rol de oportunidad novedosa, muchas empresas aún ven el cloud computing como un riesgo emergente, según recoge un informe reciente de Gartner.  En concreto, más de 100 responsables de seguridad, riesgos, auditoría y finanzas en organizaciones de todo el mundo consultados por la firma […]