Zynga runs a hybrid cloud, but had the luxury of starting off using Amazon EC2, then building a compatible data center. Would a reverse strategy at a more mature company work as well?
You’re under increasing pressure from IT trends you’ve heard before: BYOD, cloud and mobile (and even social) — and it’s becoming a huge challenge to keep your systems running optimally. APM could help.
As the enterprise makes the shift to cloud and mobile apps, the key to a smooth transition could be how well your application monitoring tools can handle newer technologies.
For IT pros, the incessant chatter regarding cloud and distributed environments is nothing new. What we’ve been seeing lately (especially for those who read this blog regularly) is a transition from conceptual, nebulous, marketing driven cloud to cloud in action. Organizations are now ready to make the leap to distributed environments and are expecting their […]
A vendor-sponsored survey conducted by IDG found to nobody’s surprise that a combination of smaller staffs and changing roles is putting increasing pressure on IT. No big shock that.
As we’ve learned over the past year or two devastating disasters can strike anywhere making a disaster plan essential — and storing your data in the cloud away from your business might be a way to go.
Amazon recently dropped the prices of EC2 server and storage services and IT pros had to be wringing their hands with glee over the news.
As more cloud services proliferate in the Enterprise, perhaps it’s time for the cloud vendors to take some responsibility for providing back-end management services for IT.
If you want to run a private cloud with a services portal, you need to start treating IT like a business, and that means offering service level agreements just like the public cloud providers.
IT is transforming from a top-down dictatorship to a service catalogue and it’s not an easy transition, but if you saw how some perceive you as obstructionist, you might want to accelerate the change.