Category Archives: Cloud

Data Sovereignty and Cloud Migration

The value proposition of cloud computing is highly compelling. The cloud offers rapid provisioning of low cost compute resources, decreased burden of capital expenditures and geographically dispersed workloads. Many global companies are eager to shift and often leap forward with … Continue reading

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IT 2.0 – Transformation Perspectives

Not too long ago I wrote a blog post (I.T. 2.0 – The Death of Design>Build>Run) that discussed the value to business of moving away from operational IT mindsets and towards a newer IT Paradigm. Although generally well received, I … Continue reading

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Considering DBaaS (Database as a Service)

When planning to use a DBaaS solution, customers will likely need help with tasks such as deployment, migration, support, off-site backup, system integration and disaster recovery. Then there are the applications that connect to the database and the databases themselves … Continue reading

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Migrating Applications to the Cloud

“Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint” -Don Marquis To the cloud! One of the first things you may be lead to believe about migrating applications to the … Continue reading

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IT 2.0 The Death of Design>Build>Run

It is easy to see how rapidly IT is evolving. As was foretold, technology continues to change at an increasing pace. Emerging technologies which increase the amount and relevance of information are driving businesses to explore more agile and efficient … Continue reading

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Swimming in the IT Value Stream

Before 2001, when information technology promised companies a means to greater advantage, the general thought was that greater IT investment meant greater advantage. So, IT spend was focused on growing company IT infrastructures and staffing highly technical staff to support … Continue reading

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Enterprise Architecture & the Edge of the Cloud

So you are a functional IT leader feeling the pressure around cloud migration. You don’t know what a VPC is but have learned about the “Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS)” and other opportunities are out there. Which is the correct … Continue reading

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The Cloud Up-Sell (Cloud vs. Fluff)

Information Technology is evolving around us at an ever increasing rate. Many companies are looking to “The Cloud” to reduce costs and improve efficient use of technical resources. Although there is no universal definition of “The Cloud”, cloud computing generally … Continue reading

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