Cloud Computing: Business Continuity vs. Disastrous Events

Cloud Computing: Business Continuity vs. Disastrous Events

Cloud Computing: Business Continuity vs. Disastrous Events Bad weather can cost companies money. It is an unfortunate lesson to learn the hard way, but natural disasters like hurricanes, floods or super storms are dramatic examples of the value of cloud solutions when it comes to resiliency in the face of a catastrophe, and the ability to recover and resume operations as quickly as possible. The problem is that many workers lack the ability to work…

The Next Wave Of Cloud Computing

The Next Wave Of Cloud Computing

Next Tech Wave Cloud adoption at the enterprise level requires that cloud vendors deliver on enterprise-class reliability, security, and management.  While service levels for cloud computing are competitive with most companies’ on-premise datacenters, concerns about security will drive enterprise-scale organizations to choose to deploy hybrid-cloud applications.  Hybrid-cloud in turn creates new distributed application management challenges.  The move to hybrid-cloud for larger organizations with complex applications will depend on vendors’ ability to deliver comprehensive application management…

Is There Enough Bandwidth Available To Support 100% Of The World Moving To Cloud Solutions?

Is There Enough Bandwidth Available To Support 100% Of The World Moving To Cloud Solutions?

Bandwidth Availability It’s a question I’ve asked dozens of times in my blog and one I have talked to a number of different audiences and groups to and about. Is the total available deployed bandwidth enough to support the overall impact and requirements of the emerging cloud solutions? The initial answer is no not really. The first issue is of course that the total requirements for bandwidth at any one time today are more than…

Cloud Infographic: Survey Shows Enterprise Dev/Test Infrastructure Holding Back

Cloud Infographic: Survey Shows Enterprise Dev/Test Infrastructure Holding Back

Cloud Infographic: Survey Shows Enterprise Dev/Test Infrastructure Holding Back An excellent infographic  provided by http://www.ravellosystems.com which highlights a number of growing trends and areas which need to be addressed with regards to cloud development and testing. Some key results include:    Two-thirds need to urgently fix the fact their infrastructure is holding them back from being as agile as the business demands, given 80% say they face shortages of dev/test infrastructure sometimes, often or all the time.…

Cloud Startup: Aryaka

Cloud Startup: Aryaka

Cloud Startup: Aryaka Aryaka: Attestation to Pure WAN Connectivity with Optimal Bandwidth Use Among the recent companies that have proved a blessing to cloud computing, perhaps none has done more, in a world where network is the lifeline, than Aryaka. This cloud startup whose base is California began in 2008 but has since earned wide recognition for its Wide Area Network (WAN) coverage that allows users to access connectivity that rivals that of the Local…

Preventing Disastrous Events Through The Power of Anomaly Detection In Machine Data

Preventing Disastrous Events Through The Power of Anomaly Detection In Machine Data

Preventing Disastrous Events Through the Power of Anomaly Detection in Machine Data In August, a single server failed and the NASDAQ went down for three hours. In January, GlobalPayments reported that a hack compromising millions of credit card accounts cost them $93 million to recover from. In both cases, nobody took action until the damage was done because quite simply, nobody could. IT planners could not proactively head off the failure or breach because they…

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Opportunities

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Opportunities

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Opportunities Big Data has seen its fair share of coverage over the past couple of years. Much of the focus has been placed on the Analytics and Monitoring of Big Data. This will be a much discussed area  and expect a large number of startups to put forward new and innovative services to help analyze, locate and extract critical data from their findings. Here is an infographic courtesy of Elexio which provides some…

Cloud-Enabling Technologies Market To Reach $22.6 Billion In 2016

Cloud-Enabling Technologies Market to Reach $22.6 Billion in 2016, According to New 451 Research Study End Users Remain Focused on Internal Cloud Initiatives NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Market Monitor, a service of 451 Research, projects that the Cloud-Enabling Technologies market revenue will increase at a 21% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach $22.6 billion in 2016. The recently published Market Monitor Cloud-Enabling Technologies overview report defines Cloud-Enabling Technologies as technologies that are installed, delivered and consumed on-premises.…