Digital Transformation

HPE Announces Collaboration with Red Hat to Optimize and Accelerate Containers in Production

By CloudBuzz | May 3, 2018

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced a collaboration with Red Hat, the leading provider of open source solutions, to enable enterprises to adopt and deploy containers in production rapidly and at scale. While

Focus on Zero Trust Leads to Optimism About Future of Security

By CloudTweaks | May 3, 2018

Optimism. That’s what I walked away with after the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month, and that’s new for me. I attend the RSA conference for a lot of reasons. First of all, everyone in the security industry is all there

A Year of Roaring Success: Dell EMC Partners of the Year

By CloudBuzz | May 2, 2018

During the Dell EMC Global Partner Summit (GPS) general session, Joyce Mullen shared that our Partners did some truly amazing things in 2017. In fact, she called the year a ROARing success! And, with “the force and speed of a stampede,”

Google overhauls Gmail to lure businesses away from Microsoft

By CloudBuzz | April 25, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s GOOGL.O Google unveiled on Wednesday its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company says was an expensive overhaul two years in the making to adopt security and offline functionality and better resemble

To beat porch thieves, Amazon slips packages in car trunks

By CloudBuzz | April 24, 2018

(Reuters) – Not content to stop at slipping packages inside customers’ front doors, Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday started a new program to deliver packages to its members’ parked cars. The world’s largest online retailer is rolling the program out in

Accelerating Digital Transformation with IoT Data, Thanks to Cisco and IBM

By CloudBuzz | April 24, 2018

A year ago, IBM and Cisco announced a global collaboration to bring business insights to the edge of the network with IoT. Since then, we’ve been working to enable businesses in every industry to leverage the combined power of IBM

Measuring our impact in data center communities

By CloudBuzz | April 23, 2018

Over 10 years ago, we built our first data center in Oregon. And a few weeks ago we broke ground on what will be our eighth data center in the U.S., helping to run Google’s products across the country and

Netflix to raise $1.5 billion in debt

By CloudBuzz | April 23, 2018

(Reuters) – Netflix Inc said on Monday it planned to raise $1.5 billion in debt as the video streaming pioneer continues a rapid expansion in production of original shows. The company said it intends to use the net proceeds from

It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation! – Part I

By Bill Schmarzo | April 17, 2018

Because you can’t do anything halfway, you’ve got to go  all the way in anything you do.” – Jerry Bruckheimer It’s disturbing that McKinsey’s recent research (see the article “Why Digital Strategies Fail”) found that only 8 percent of companies said their current

Rainmaking From The Cloud – CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

By Brendan O'Brien | April 12, 2018

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, they are demanding more choice; not only in products, but in how and when they pay for them. They expect

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ARCHIVE

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

New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data”

By David Eisner

Managing Extreme Data Companies are familiar with the concept of “big data”; every piece of information they generate from day-to-day business processes or when interacting with customers is considered valuable, so long as these pieces are quickly analyzed and converted

Enterprise Adoption

What The Egg McMuffin Teaches Us About Enterprise Adoption

By Bret Clement

Enterprise Adoption On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years.

Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

By Allan Leinwand

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

Cybercrimes And The Growing Importance Of SDN Technology

By CloudTweaks

Last months Cloud Security Alliance Central Eastern Europe Summit gave a good opportunity to learn about the Cloud Computing market in areas of Europe that are less reviewed. The congress, held in the center of the old city of Ljubljana,

7 Cloud Security Mistakes Bound To Bite You

By CloudTweaks

7 Main Cloud Security Mistakes  Like sharks off the coast of North Carolina this summer, information security threats are lurking. And now that cloud computing is woven into the fabric of IT everywhere, specific risks to an enterprise’s data apply.

Cloudy Apps: New Challenges And Complexities

By Alex Heneveld

Cloudy Apps New technologies often simplify some aspect of life, an aspect which was previously painful. But then, as soon as it is adopted, a technology presents new challenges and new complexities. With cloud computing, you can get a new

Putting The Service Back In “as-a-Service”

By CloudTweaks

“as-a-Service” The future of cloud computing has often been framed as being a debate between private vs. public clouds, with each model having its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of cost-effectiveness, control and security. The debate should instead focus

Overcoming the impact of a major disaster on their IT infrastructure

By CloudTweaks

Overcoming IT Infrastructure Disaster One of the least considered benefits of cloud computing in the average small or mid-sized business manager’s mind is the aspect of disaster recovery. Part of the reason for this is that so few small and

Learning From Past Mistakes: Predictions For Cybersecurity

By Larry Jones

Predictions Cybersecurity From Ashley Madison to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), hackers did not discriminate between organizations or industries when it came to unleashing cyber-attacks in 2015. This past year, data breaches affected millions of people with headlines of

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

Want to dip your toe into the cloud? Challenges of a Large Migration

Challenges of a Large Migration Migrating to the cloud can be a daunting task. First you have to go through ...
ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone ...
Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

Digital Innovation A lot of times when the prevalent industry trends are discussed among industry folks, there are usually two ...
Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

Getting Ready For Virtual Teams Technological developments are ushering in a new era of work. Cloud computing has changed not ...
6 Blockchain Applications That Any Small Business Owner Can Use

6 Blockchain Applications That Any Small Business Owner Can Use

6 Blockchain Applications Although associated with the virtual currency bitcoin, blockchain technology can be applied across multiple industries, and it ...
What You Need To Know About Choosing A Cloud Service Provider

What You Need To Know About Choosing A Cloud Service Provider

Selecting The Right Cloud Services Provider How to find the right partner for cloud adoption on an enterprise scale The ...