Don't buy into the sometimes useful fiction that Cloud is only one thing. You will fritter away precious IT dollars.
Want Cybersecurity? Get Cloud. That’s the perspective of General Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command.
When you have a data center full of hard drives -- for example if you're running a Cloud -- then bad drives are a daily occurrence.
Dell's Boomi product is a full-fledged Integration-as-a-Service offering, positioned as the point of the spear for the company's Cloud strategy.
Everybody says they're doing Cloud or offering Cloud or whatnot, but precious little Cloud was visible at the CloudConnect conference.
| March 20, 2013
Any backup routine -- including for Cloud backup -- is only as good as your ability to recover data from backup. If that data is encrypted, recovering it can get tricky.
| February 20, 2013
Do you really want to trust your Cloud environment to a VPN?
| October 21, 2012
If vendors are talking about clusters in the Cloud, either they don't know what the Cloud is, or they're simply pulling the wool over your eyes.
| October 15, 2012
OpenStack has real commercial appeal. What Cloud product wouldn't want to be the Linux of Cloud?
| October 3, 2012
Every IaaS product except Amazon Web Services is still mired in the vaporware stage in one way or another.
| September 13, 2012
Not only are software and hardware vendors -- as well as IaaS providers -- in the Cloud market playing with the wrong ball, they're in the wrong field.
| September 4, 2012
Many software vendors practice Cloudwashing: skewing the definition of Cloud to favor their offerings. It's much easier to change the marketing than to change the product, after all, especially when Cloud Computing often requires a complete rethink of what it means to build, sell, and deliver software to customers.