Nick Earle

Bimodal IT Is Not The Death of Traditional IT

By Nick Earle | July 6, 2015

Not The Death of Traditional IT If you are a CIO, no doubt you are getting pressure from your line of business managers to provide a more agile IT environment so they can take advantage of faster, easier to use

The Success Formula For Private Cloud Deployments

By Nick Earle | April 8, 2015

OpenStack For Private Clouds On February 15th Tom Bittman of Gartner published a blog which asserted that 95% of Private Clouds are Failing. When an industry analyst makes a statement that big, in one of the top three priorities for enterprise

Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility

By Nick Earle | March 4, 2015

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

Three Factors For Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy

By Nick Earle | January 27, 2015

Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy A few weeks ago I visited the global headquarters of a large multi-national company to discuss cloud strategy with the CIO. I arrived 30 minutes early and took a tour of the area where the

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