Category: Cloud

‘Interesting article from @DavidLinthicum on Cloud losing the PR war over security.’ #CloudSecurity

In the PR war over security, the cloud is losing

“Facing a real business threat from the fallout from the #NSA’s intelligence gathering, tech firms battle back.” #Cloud

Cloud Service Providers Fight Back, Challenge NSA

“Kevin Ledford, CIO of Chiquita Brands says the company has a “cloud first” mantra for all new applications.” #CIO, #Cloudcomputing

5 lessons for CIOs in the age of the cloud

“Who is usually at fault? What do you think?” #CIO, #cloud

Blame a bad cloud deployment on the CIO, not the provider

“In a recent publication by ITFF, the U.S. cloud computing industry stands to lose $22 to $35 billion over the next three years as a result of the recent revelations about the NSA’s electronic surveillance programs.”#PRISM

The Cost of PRISM will be larger than ITIF Projects

“The customer trend report released by Skyhigh Networks shows the incredible growth of cloud services in businesses and just how clueless IT departments are about what employees are doing in the cloud.: #Cloud

Most CIOs grossly underestimate how many cloud apps their employees use

“Great article on IDG Report, showing how enterprises continue to struggle with security, integration and governance.”

IDG Cloud Computing Survey: Security, Integration Challenge Growth

" Inc Beat Out IBM And Won A $600 Million #Cloud Computing Contract. Amazon, the e-commerce retail giant is becoming a force in the booming business of cloud computing."

Amazon vs. IBM in a battle for the cloud

Are you a "cloud believer" or one of the IT managers who still think cloud computing is an annoying fad?

Why Enterprise IT is cloud computing’s worst enemy

Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer, its Azure chief Satya Nadella and Oracle’s president Mark Hurd are holding a joint press conference slated for Monday, questions are bubbling about what these companies have planned.

Microsoft And Oracle Will Announce Major Cloud Computing Partnership Next Monday

"Claims that most organizations have moved, or are moving, to cloud email or cloud office systems are not consistent with research by Gartner, Inc."

Gartner Says Cloud Office Systems Total 8 Percent of the Overall Office Market and Will Rise to 33 Percent by 2017

"According to a team of 25 analysts at Morgan Stanley,’s #cloud poses a major threat to traditional IT. Those who view cloud computing as a passing fad, perhaps need an intervention."

Let’s be clear: Cloud computing will shrink the data center

"In a decade, cloud computing will encompass pervasive services, public and private data."

What will ‘cloud computing’ mean in 10 years?

"New tools help IT execs cut cloud costs, optimize resources, integrate and manage cloud instances."

Top 10 Cloud tools

"Using its own HANA in-memory computing technology, SAP will crunch the big data in near real time and help enterprises craft marketing campaigns and better target consumers."

SAP to crunch and sell carriers’ data on mobile use

"Hybrid isn’t a future state after you have a private cloud in place.."

Hybrid cloud future? Too late!

SAP says "Keep your core ERP intact and add new apps from the cloud."

SAP updates line-of-business cloud apps

What is your company’s experience with cloud apps and cloud-application vendors?

Cloud Computing And The Integration Quagmire

Google wants your applications and data on its servers.

Google wants your WordPress blog – and everything else – in its cloud

HR people — at least those in an article presented by HR Magazine — fear that use of the cloud will reduce HR’s control, missing the productivity gains obtained by utilizing cloud-based services.

Hey, HR, get off of my cloudHow HR can manage the risk of cloud computing