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Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility

Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility

Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility A CIO friend of mine once told me that a hybrid cloud model enables him to “own the base, rent the spike” when it comes to unplanned events. Let’s face it – maintaining unused infrastructure for rare or random IT events is expensive and unnecessary in a cloud world. These same resources can be rented from a public cloud provider on standby and can be a far more…

Cloud Infographic: Security And DDoS

Cloud Infographic: Security And DDoS

Security, Security, Security!! Get use to it as we’ll be hearing more and more of this in the coming years. Collaborative security efforts from around the world must start as sometimes it feels there is a sense of Fait Accompli, that it’s simply too late to feel safe in this digital age. We may not be able to completely fix the issues with security prevention, but we can do a much better job recognizing patterns…

Mobile App Performance Management And The Rise Of Big Data

Mobile App Performance Management And The Rise Of Big Data

Mobile App Performance Management Most businesses, especially in the tech sector, never actually get to see their customers using the product they sell. Like doctors prescribing an exercise regimen, they must simply provide the tools and hope for the best. But these businesses could gain an enormous amount of insight from seeing how their applications and products actually work in customers’ lives. Translated into the tech industry, this is particularly important for app developers. Developers…

12 Promising Business Intelligence (BI) Services For Your Company

12 Promising Business Intelligence (BI) Services For Your Company

12 Promising Business Intelligence (BI) Services Business Intelligence (BI) services have recently seen an explosion of innovation and choices for business owners and entrepreneurs. So many choices, in fact, that many companies aren’t sure which business intelligence company to use. To help offer you a solution, we’ve compiled a list of 12 Business Intelligence companies of 2015.  The  aim was to find the most useful, cost effective companies with a proven track record and promising client…

The Conflict Of Net Neutrality And DDoS-Attacks!

The Conflict Of Net Neutrality And DDoS-Attacks!

The Conflict Of Net Neutrality And DDoS-Attacks! So we are all cheering as the FCC last week made the right choice in upholding the principle of net neutrality! For the general public it is a given that an ISP should be allowed to charge for bandwidth and Internet access but never to block or somehow interfere with what content is sent over that line. It is simply critical from so many aspects. Equally an ISP…

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs

The Untaggables: Allocating All Cloud Costs Enterprises often use tags to organize and optimize cost allocation. Although AWS services like EC2, EBS, RDS, and S3 can be tagged, there are many that can’t, making it quite difficult to allocate their cost. We previously touched on the basics of cloud resource tagging in an early post. Now we’d like to further examine a few comprehensive cost allocation scenarios that involve enterprise-grade clouds and thousands of AWS…

City Network Brings OpenStack IaaS To Europe

City Network Brings OpenStack IaaS To Europe

OpenStack IaaS To Europe Sweden’s City Network have today announced they will become the first European provider to offer OpenStack in multiple data centres around Europe. The firm is already one of Europe’s fastest growing infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers and has 25,000 customers worldwide, but this will be the first time their clients will be given the ability to benefit from OpenStack’s transparency, security, and scalability. The service will be called City Cloud.…

IT Leaders To See Bigger Budgets

IT Leaders To See Bigger Budgets

IT Leaders To See Bigger Budgets IT leaders will see bigger technology budgets in the coming year, according to CIO’s most recent Tech Poll, which is conducted regularly to gauge IT spending and stages of implementation in key technology categories. Not only are tech budgets bigger, this year IT spending is rising more than it has in the past six years, according to our survey of 211 IT executives. Fifty-seven percent of respondents will see…