- October 04, 2012
Enterprises fret about security and control in the cloud, but their biggest problems with cloud computing concern sunk costs in legacy IT.
- September 27, 2012
Cloud providers could benefit from emulating Amazon's marketplace for AWS reserved instances, which allows customers to buy and sell idle capacity.
- September 13, 2012
Cloud providers can help SMB disaster recovery as a service; backup services bundling cloud services grow as attractive option for smaller businesses.
- August 31, 2012
As summer 2012 ends, we review the most popular cloud computing advice and tips on SearchCloudProvider.com. Miss something? We'll catch you up.
- August 01, 2012
Customers look to cloud disaster recovery services for business continuity. Providers must offer reliable backup, stronger service-level agreements.
Sponsored by Dell - Converged infrastructures provide enterprises with an opportunity to be more flexible and cost effective in supporting the disaster recovery and business continuity needs of remote and branch offices (ROBOs). They also provide a unique way for small businesses to leverage highly virtualized infrastructures to similarly improve availability and mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters or man-made threats such as cyberattacks. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Midsize organizations have an enormous opportunity to leverage cloud computing to drive innovation and improve their competitive position. Cloud computing—whether private, hybrid or public—enables organizations to be far more agile while reducing IT costs and operational expenses. In addition, cloud models enable organizations to embrace the digital transformation necessary to remain competitive in the future. See More
Sponsored by Dell - The release of any new Microsoft server operating system is always an important milestone for the entire computer industry. Windows Server 2016 is no exception. For many organizations, upgrading to Windows Server 2016 will be a trigger event that defines how they deploy infrastructure today and in the future, ranging from data centers to remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and to the cloud. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Public cloud services have become so simple to purchase and deploy that many organizations are failing to do basic due diligence on how much these services really cost and whether they can deliver the performance required for key workloads. This can be a big mistake, according to a report by Frost & Sullivan’s Stratecast practice, negatively affecting budgets and business operations. See More
- July 25, 2012
Cloud providers want to get their services to market fast. Dimension Data has announced a global cloud partner program that will help them to do this.
- July 18, 2012
Microsoft's move to white label Windows Azure means Azure partners must differentiate with services built on Microsoft Service Management Portal.
- July 02, 2012
The role of the cloud service broker is changing. Brokers must work closely with cloud providers, while also differentiating their services to appeal to customers.
- June 21, 2012
Cloud providers hesitate to declare that big data analytics will be the next big adoption driver for cloud analytics, but the area still hints at opportunity.
- June 20, 2012
Cloud outage and cloud performance concerns are hindering global adoption, says recent Alcatel-Lucent study. Customers demand transparency, clear SLAs.
- June 13, 2012
Dr. Peter Tippett, vice president of Verizon's healthcare solutions group, explains in this Q&A how a healthcare cloud can attract security-conscious customers.
- June 07, 2012
Geographically remote businesses face difficulty in leveraging cloud. Cloud providers, with the help of carriers and VARs, can bring remote cloud services to remote users.
- May 17, 2012
A panel of cloud providers at Interop 2012 discuss how the cloud can help enterprises mitigate mobility, BYOD concerns.
- May 07, 2012
Cloud-in-a-box technology is becoming more appealing to managed service providers looking to offer cloud services to their customers.
- April 30, 2012
Customers, not cloud providers, are responsible for ensuring cloud compliance with their data. Cloud providers must offer transparency of their infrastructure to customers.