Data Center Cloud Computing Category

 

T2 Drives Big Gains Through Storage

Parking management firm T2 Systems turned to a more sophisticated SAN infrastructure to take its operations into the digital age. Read More >

CIOs Focusing on Cloud Application Performance

While just about every CIO plans to move to the cloud in one form or another, a new survey of 468 CIOs conducted by Research in Action on behalf of Compuware finds that confidence in cloud application performance is not very... Read More >

CIOs Rise Again on the Coattails of Cloud Computing, SaaS

NEWS ANALYSIS: The CIO’s role was written off as irrelevant until enterprises realized they needed somebody to take charge of cloud computing and software as a service. Read More >

Managing Security and Compliance in the Cloud

For many IT departments, ensuring that customer data is secure and in regulatory compliance rarely happens due to the consumerization of IT. Read More >

Senior Execs Move Forward With Cloud Investments

Who's on board with the cloud? Contrary to the impression that the cloud is the stuff of tech geeks, it appears that senior-level execs—the C-Suiters, VPs, and CIO and IT director-level decision-makers—are more likely to push forward with cloud initiatives than IT managers, according to a recent survey from Evolve IP. Either way,... Read More >

Complexity and Legacy IT Delay Cloud Adoption

Existing IT infrastructure in the enterprise has caused CIOs around the world to question whether implementing cloud-based solutions right away is a good idea, according to a new survey of 300 CIOs and senior IT professionals by communications firm NTT.... Read More >

Cloudswell Moves to Hybrid Cloud, Cuts Its Costs

Faced with the decision to build a new data center or move to a cloud-based service model, Cloudswell chose the latter—and achieved significant savings. Read More >

Enterprise IT Gains Cloud Sophistication

The popular perception is that many IT organizations are resistant when it comes to cloud computing. However, a recent survey of 822 IT decision-makers in the U.S. conducted by the IT research firm Neovise on behalf... Read More >

Cloud-Based Collaboration Pays Off

The cloud is all the rage in today's rapidly changing corporate space. Companies around the globe are deploying cloud solutions and CIOs are more than happy to listen to pitch after pitch from service providers to see what might be the best solution for their operations. In the minds of many CIOs, the cloud's opportunities are limitless, and to not capitalize on them would be a huge mistake. A... Read More >

Private Clouds Proving Their Popularity

The private cloud is the most popular cloud model for businesses, with software as a service being the most popular service model, according to a new survey. Read More >

Leading Your Way to the Top

Gregory S. Smith explains how CIOs can leverage the new world of mobile, social and cloud computing for both career advancement and business success. Read More >

Makeover Makes Revlon IT More Attractive

Sometimes the biggest challenge with IT isn’t amassing a lot of capacity. It’s finding a way to most effectively wield it. Read More >

NetApp Uses Private Cloud to Regain IT Control

Storage vendor NetApp develops a private cloud to consolidate as many of its shadow IT systems as possible and make the entire company more agile. Read More >

Cloud Savings in Spite of IT Skills Shortage

It seems that every time a person in the IT field turns around, they're being inundated with an array of questions about cloud computing. What is it best used for? What is the extent of the cost savings? Is the future really in hybrid clouds? Most CIOs would answer those questions with one idea in mind: The cloud is essential for all companies, and it's about time that the business side, which... Read More >

Who's Protecting Your Cloud?

Cloud computing is what the world is focusing on right now. Both big and small companies around the globe are saying that cloud computing is improving productivity, making employees happier, and producing an overall positive impact on the office. Things are going so well, in fact, that even the business side is pushing the IT professionals in the office to add more cloud computing solutions.... Read More >

Better Health Care Through APIs

Critical data-integration technology is helping health care providers in Michigan get patient information to doctors when and where they need it. Read More >

Virtualization Gains Popularity Despite Problems

Virtualization is a huge buzzword in the enterprise. CIOs around the globe are questioning whether they should stick with existing infrastructure or switch to a new virtual server setup that, according to vendors, will deliver all of the benefits of legacy solutions but with fewer headaches. However, Read More >

The Enterprise's Problem in the Cloud: Employees

No matter where a CIO turns, he or she is inundated with discussions about cloud computing, its value to employees, and whether it will be the major change agent in the enterprise that so many people say it will. The cloud is not just a theoretical concern for most CIOs; it’s arguably the biggest concern he or she faces on a daily basis. And determining the proper reliance upon the cloud... Read More >

Energy Plus Migrates to the Cloud

Energy Plus chose a hybrid cloud model enables it to move apps to the cloud at its own pace, and scale its infrastructure with the cloud as required. Read More >

Hybrid Cloud Computing Faces Multiple Challenges

Many IT groups will need to upgrade their infrastructure before they can realize the true advantages of dynamic hybrid cloud computing environments. Read More >

Organizations Facing Bumpy Cloud Transition

In theory, the cloud promises to help organizations cut operational expenses while paving the way for more agile business operations. However, the road to mass cloud adoption is paved with a number of transitional bumps, according to a recent survey from KPMG International. Yes, the cost savings and efficiencies exist, findings reveal. But... Read More >

Like Your Employees, You're Headed to the Cloud

The cloud is the future. That’s what everyone says. In fact, it’s what the vast majority of vendors, like IBM and Microsoft, say when they’re asked about their enterprise marketing efforts. The web is being viewed by companies as an equalizer that will allow firms of all sizes to work from any location and increase their productivity. To say that it’s a monumental shift... Read More >

The State of Cloud Storage Adoption

If a CIO has heard it once, he or she has heard it a thousand times: The cloud is the future. From storage, to computing, to data recovery, the cloud is viewed by many to be the panacea that the corporate world has always been waiting for. Without cloud comouting, some say, companies could find themselves far behind competitors that realize and embrace the advantages of the Web. In Read More >

Enterprises Slowly Adopting Cloud Computing

The cloud is moving indoors. Well, at least in a figurative sense, as a significant share of IT decision-makers say internally based cloud projects will move to the forefront of tech plans for 2013, according to recent research from TheInfoPro, an IT industry research services division of 451 Research. That said,... Read More >

Alternate Outsourcing Models Gain Popularity

As the cost advantages of offshore outsourcing wane, companies are looking at insourcing, selective multisourcing, captive offshore centers and more. Read More >

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