- December 12, 2012
In this week-in-review podcast, SearchCloudProvider.com editors discuss what Redshift, Amazon's new data warehousing service, means for the market.
- December 07, 2012
Top job satisfaction factors for service provider IT pros have little to do with their salaries, according to a new TechTarget survey.
- November 15, 2012
As the cloud market matures, service providers should evolve into PaaS providers to ensure differentiation and avoid failure.
- 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.
Sponsored by Rackspace - The future is always hard to predict in IT, but if you are in IT, there’s one thing we can predict with utter certainty: cloud computing will be an increasingly important part of what you do and how you do it. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Reduced costs is the No. 1 reason IT leaders are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as they strive to modernize their data centers, according to TechTarget Research. In a survey, nearly 50% of current users cited reduced cost as their top priority in deploying HCI, as did nearly 40% of prospective customers (see chart at bottom). See More
Sponsored by Iron Mountain - As organizations continue to create greater volumes and more varieties of data, IT teams are facing mounting pressure to ensure they can respond comprehensively, cost-effectively and quickly to any e-discovery inquiry. See More
Sponsored by Rackspace - Businesses must deliver a consistent high-value experience—or risk losing customers to someone who can. And they’re turning to big data technologies to help. With big data analytics, organizations can get to know their customers better, learn their habits and anticipate their needs to deliver a better customer experience. See More
- 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.
- 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.