Roger Strukhoff

AWS re:Invent: Billions & Billions of Dollars

By Roger Strukhoff | October 9, 2015

AWS re:Invent The massive AWS re:Invent show this week in Las Vegas is a celebration of cloud computing. What was formerly debatable is now inevitable: the world is moving to cloud. Amazon’s annual cloud revenues of about $7 billion, combined

The Open Performance Grid: Utopia Comes To Tech

By Roger Strukhoff | August 17, 2015

The Open Performance Grid “For what greater wealth can there be than cheerfulness, peace of mind, and freedom from anxiety?” So wrote the English author and philosopher Sir Thomas More in his novel, Utopia, almost 500 years ago. More’s utopian

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Global Cloud Development An Open Question

By Roger Strukhoff | July 28, 2015

Global Cloud Development Statistics and projections from Cisco’s Global Cloud Index show that the world’s data centers are already processing 4.7 zettabytes (4.7 million petabytes) per year. Cisco research says this amount will continue to grow by 23% annually for

Digital Transformation: Miracle and Wonder

By Roger Strukhoff | April 27, 2015

Digital Transformation These are the days of miracle and wonder. I’ve been leading a small, global research team at the Tau Institute for the past few years to examine the dynamics of IT adoption in more than 100 countries throughout the world. We’ve developed several indices

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Cloud Computing: On The Fringe or Mainstream?

By Roger Strukhoff | March 17, 2015

Cloud Computing Revenue Numbers Imagine that your viewpoint is shared by 5% of people. You’d be in a fringe political party, perhaps, or share a fondness for some obscure sport or hobby. Or you’d be a proponent of Cloud Computing. Because

The Global Rise of Cloud Computing

By Roger Strukhoff | February 4, 2015

The Global Rise of Cloud Computing Despite the rapid growth of cloud computing, the cloud still commands a small portion of overall enterprise IT spending. Estimates I’ve seen put the percentage between 5% and 10% of the slightly more than

Cloud Computing – Know How To PaaS

By Roger Strukhoff | January 22, 2015

Know How To PaaS The future of enterprise IT is cloud, and the future of cloud is PaaS. Infrastructure is metal, plastic, and silicon. It has kinetic potential, but sits and waits to be animated. Software is ethereal – dynamic,

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