Allan Leinwand

Allan Leinwand

Who Leads Digital Transformation? Historically, It Was The CIO

January 22, 2018

Who Leads Digital Transformation? On my way to the office last week, I was stopped at a stoplight that only allowed three cars through before turning red again. The red and the green seemed to fight for control. In my

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Allan Leinwand

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

November 7, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, who went from a destitute, illegitimate child in the British West Indies to become the mastermind behind the

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Allan Leinwand

Serverless Computing Necessitates A Significant Mind Shift

August 24, 2017

Serverless Computing The author of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, Robert Browning, is one of my favorite English poets. He is credited with the phrase “less is more.” Often the phrase “less is more” means that simplicity is what makes

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Allan Leinwand

The Cure for Cloud Sprawl: Nimble Operationalization

June 22, 2017

The Cure for Cloud Sprawl Enterprises are shifting to a cloud-first footing. That’s no secret. But just as companies and their IT teams are getting used to the idea of going to the cloud, now they need to anticipate—and lay

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Allan Leinwand

Adopting An Industry-Wide Red Line Movement

April 19, 2017

Red Line Movement Recently, I’ve been calling for an industry-wide adoption of the red line philosophy to help with the balance of features and quality in cloud application development. It seems that everyone has the idea that if they don’t

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Allan Leinwand

The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

March 9, 2017

Cloud Data Sovereignty It seems that everything has unintended consequences – whether positive or negative. Intended consequences are those that are chosen. Unintended consequences are forced upon us. The consequences surrounding data sovereignty regulations are no different. The adoption of

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Allan Leinwand

Scale Matters in the Enterprise Cloud

January 30, 2017

The Enterprise Cloud What used to be an unknown and mysterious term, “the cloud” is now a common and mostly understood technology. At the most basic level, consumers see the cloud as a place where their photos are backed up

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Allan Leinwand

Trends From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

January 4, 2017

Reaching For The Stars People who know me know that I’m a huge Star Wars fan. I recently had the opportunity to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. While I won’t give any spoilers away for the few who

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Allan Leinwand

Transparency on the web and the Lack Thereof

November 7, 2016

Cloud Transparency The enterprise cloud is changing the way we do things from our day jobs, to social media, entertainment, and everyday interactions. While many of today’s enterprises are leading the way to complete digital transformation, one concern they often have

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Allan Leinwand

Battle of the Clouds: Multi-Instance vs. Multi-Tenant Architecture

September 29, 2016

Multi-Instance vs. Multi-Tenant Architecture  The cloud is part of everything we do. It’s always there backing up our data, pictures, and videos. To many, the cloud is considered to be a newer technology. However, cloud services actually got their start

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Allan Leinwand

Three Ways To Secure The Enterprise Cloud

September 1, 2016

Secure The Enterprise Cloud Data is moving to the cloud. It is moving quickly and in enormous volumes. As this trend continues, more enterprise data will reside in the cloud and organizations will be faced with the challenge of entrusting even

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Allan Leinwand

5 Ways To Ensure Your Cloud Solution Is Always Operational

July 19, 2016

Ensure Your Cloud Is Always Operational We have become so accustomed to being online that we take for granted the technological advances that enable us to have instant access to everything and anything on the internet, wherever we are. In

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Allan Leinwand

Technology Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

June 17, 2016

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from the inside out. And in many cases, some never make it past their own front door given how challenging it

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Joseph Carson
Compromised Identities Most of what we encounter every day is computerized. We connect to the internet on our phone or make a purchase with an internet-connected processor, leaving us at risk of a malicious hacker ...
Jonathan Custance
IoT and cloud computing are on the increase High-profile cybersecurity breaches are increasingly in the news, a prime example being the NHS incident of May 2017 when services were brought to a standstill for several ...
Gary Bernstein
5 Ways To Avoid Internal Errors No business wants to deal with the hassle and expense of an audit. But if you want to avoid one, you need to be prepared. Internal errors are one ...
Recognizing the Function of UX in Cloud Development
Recognizing the Function of UX Did you know that 50% of global corporate data is stored in the cloud? Little wonder many more businesses are working on moving their web-based applications to the cloud. A ...
ISC2 Webinar
2021 Cloud Security Report The 2021 Cloud Security Report, sponsored by (ISC)2, explores current cloud security trends and challenges, how organizations are responding to security threats in the cloud and reveals tools and best practices ...