Marc Wilczek

OpenStack private cloud revenues to outpace its public cloud revenues in 2018

By Marc Wilczek | December 19, 2017

OpenStack Private Cloud Revenues Growth of OpenStack private cloud will overtake public cloud revenue for hosting providers sooner than previously projected. OpenStack has witnessed huge rates of adoption over the past years and become the de facto standard for many

Critical Success Factors when shifting Workloads into the Cloud

By Marc Wilczek | September 12, 2017

Shifting Workloads into the Cloud By 2020, 92 percent of all workloads will reside in the cloud. Yet challenges remain. Here is how to make your journey a success. The cloud has become the preferred hosting location of choice, with

As Enterprises Execute Their Digital Strategies, New Multi-cloud Landscape Emerge

By Marc Wilczek | August 15, 2017

The Multi-cloud Landscape The digital universe is expanding rapidly, and cloud computing is building the foundation for almost infinite use cases and applications. Hence, it’s not surprising that of the Fortune 50 enterprises, 48 have publicly announced plans to adopt

Cloudification – Budgets are Shifting Toward a “Cloud-first” and “Cloud-only” Approach

By Marc Wilczek | June 19, 2017

Cloudification and the Budget Shift Gartner has recently predicted that by 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today. CIOs will increasingly leverage a multitude of cloud computing providers across the entire IT

Opportunities and Pitfalls When Hiring a Chief Data Officer

By Marc Wilczek | February 6, 2017

The Chief Data Officer As part of their digital roadmap, organizations are increasingly taking advantage of big data and making analytics a core aspect of their business. Many of these underline the strategic importance by adopting their organizational structure, with

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

Four Recurring Revenue Imperatives

By Tom Dibble

Revenue Imperatives “Follow the money” is always a good piece of advice, but in today’s recurring revenue-driven market, “follow the customer” may be more powerful. Two recurring revenue imperatives highlight the importance of responding to, and cherishing customer interactions. Technology

Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

By Harold Byun

Security Ecosystem Salesforce is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history and while security is a major roadblock for many cloud projects, the company’s extensive security investments appear to be paying off. Salesforce is one of just

Cloud Access Management: Access Everywhere

By Dean Wiech

Cloud Access Management As the utilization of cloud applications has become a standard of using in nearly every industry, there needs to be solutions available to help manage these applications. One way for admins to effectively manage their organization’s applications

The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

By Suda Srinivasan

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, competitors and even foreign governments. Every day, we hear about how another retailer, bank or Internet company has been hacked

Cloud Gaming Is Ready: The Games Industry Isn’t

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Gaming The current perception of cloud streaming technology in the Games Industry, particularly in the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) marketplace, is to put it mildly ‘mixed’. Recent comments at Gamescom 2013 have only cemented for some that while Cloud Gaming

Three Tips For Tackling Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) Within Your Organization

By CloudTweaks

(BYOC) Within Your Organization It’s the latest tech acronym: BYOC or Bring Your Own Cloud. Personal cloud services are convenient, inexpensive, and always available. They also have the potential to wreak havoc on the enterprise in ways we haven’t seen

Small Business Security 

5 Small Business Security Concerns Online

By CloudTweaks

Small Business Security Fear of the cloud has been around since the Cloud began. SMBs were traditionally afraid of security issues, while large companies fretted about increasing the complexity of their IT infrastructure. What many budding start-up companies don’t realize

Don’t Forget Networking In Your Travel Plans To The Cloud

By Mike Johnson

Don’t Forget Networking The term “cloud” was first used by the telecomm industry in early schematics of the Internet to identify the various, non-specific uses data was put to at the end of their cables. The transmission of data was

Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits

By Larry Warnock

Data security is always a hot topic Data security is always a hot topic among IT industry pundits, but I believe 2013 will go down as the year security crawled out of the basement and into the cultural zeitgeist. Edward

5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

By Rajesh Ram

Enterprise File Sharing Solution Businesses have varying file sharing needs. Large, multi-regional businesses need to synchronize folders across a large number of sites, whereas small businesses may only need to support a handful of users in a single site. Construction

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) ...
Virtual Immersion And The Extension/Expansion Of Virtual Reality

Virtual Immersion And The Extension/Expansion Of Virtual Reality

Virtual Immersion And Virtual Reality This is a term I created (Virtual Immersion). Ah...the sweet smell of Virtual Immersion Success! Virtual ...
Identity and Access Management: Advancing to Meet the Changing Needs of Passwords and Governance

Identity and Access Management: Advancing to Meet the Changing Needs of Passwords and Governance

Identity and Access Management The identity and access management market continues to grow in a wide variety of industries of ...
RSA Conference: FUD-free or filled?

RSA Conference: FUD-free or filled?

IoT 15 Billion Units By 2021 At the annual RSA conference, there were plenty of discussions and presentations on the ...
How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business

Artificial Intelligence Revolution 84% of respondents say AI will enable them to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage. 83% believe ...
Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid ...