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Interview: Innovation and scalability in the public cloud

By on October 13, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Interview: Innovation and scalability in the public cloud

In this interview with Cloud Era Institute, I discuss the growing trend of companies opting into the public cloud to leverage scalable infrastructure and global outreach. I also share how vendor lock-in contributes to innovation. I provide an important distinction between data privacy and data security, and explain why the public cloud is a shared […]

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Interview: Public Cloud Services – In search of the white knight

By on October 10, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Interview: Public Cloud Services – In search of the white knight

Hybrid and multi-cloud strategies are near the top of the agenda for IT decision-makers. They understand that a modern, cloud-based IT world shouldn’t just be drawn in black and white. Diversity is needed to purchase services and innovations from a larger number of cloud providers. Private clouds quickly meet their limits here and don’t offer […]

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Analyst Report: IT Infrastructure 2020 – Enterprises in a fully Interconnected World

By on August 24, 2016 in IT-Infrastructure
Analyst Report: IT Infrastructure 2020 – Enterprises in a fully Interconnected World

The future IT Infrastructure are fundamentally different from those of today. These do not just have a cloud based character, but they also have special requirements regarding the scope, performance, stability and must ensure a maximum density of interconnection. In context with the planning of their IT infrastructure agenda 2020, CIOs should deal with certain […]

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Analyst Panel Discussion at OpenStack Summit Austin 2016

By on August 3, 2016 in Analyst Cast
Analyst Panel Discussion at OpenStack Summit Austin 2016

Analyst Q&A panel at OpenStack Summit Austin 2016 on “What the Analysts Who Cover OpenStack Really Think”, featuring Paul Miller (Forrester), Roz Roseboro (Heavy Reading), Colm Keegan (ESG), Steve O’Grady (Redmonk) and Rene Buest (Crisp Research). The panel discussed the communications efforts of the OpenStack Foundation as well as the community and provided a direct […]

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Expert Panel: “Digitizing the Energy World” at AWS Summit Berlin 2016

By on July 20, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Expert Panel: “Digitizing the Energy World” at AWS Summit Berlin 2016

Expert panel discussion on “Digitizing the Energy World” at AWS Summit 2016 in Berlin together with Werner Vogels (CTO, Amazon), Jan-Hendrik Sewing (President Lifecycle Services, Siemens) and Martin Goetz (CEO, RWE IT CZ).

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Analyst Study Report: Evaluation of IoT Backend Providers

By on July 14, 2016 in Internet of Things
Analyst Study Report: Evaluation of IoT Backend Providers

The question of how production, logistics and value chains can be further optimized or reshaped into new business models by sensing technology and smart analytics is currently among the most important items on the agenda of decision-makers in the technology and industry segment. The Internet of Things (IoT) is representative for the interconnection of physical […]

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Analyst Strategy Paper: Service Management in the Public Cloud

By on June 19, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Analyst Strategy Paper: Service Management in the Public Cloud

In the coming years the Public Cloud will inevitably continue to take hold. From a technical point of view, the use of dynamic infrastructure is the only means to respond to ever changing market situations and to address them in a proactive fashion. The black box Public Cloud makes it harder for IT organizations to […]

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Analyst Strategy Paper: Cloud Data Fabric – Enterprise Storage Services in the Cloud

By on May 9, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Analyst Strategy Paper: Cloud Data Fabric – Enterprise Storage Services in the Cloud

The maturing public cloud infrastructure gains increasing importance as an attractive alternative to on-premise enterprise IT infrastructure. Public cloud infrastructure offer an abundance of possibilities to CIOs when it comes to operating existing infrastructure and application environments more flexibly and at a lower cost. However, the existing public cloud storage services have been developed with […]

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Analyst Strategy Paper: How to resist Data Gravity

By on May 3, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Analyst Strategy Paper: How to resist Data Gravity

As a result of growing digitization of business models and processes, CIOs and IT decision-makers are compelled to seek new sourcing models and infrastructure concepts. The Public Cloud plays a major role in this context. In the digital age, the significance of data management takes on a new dimension. Data have certain inertia and, hence […]

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Analyst Strategy Paper: Public Cloud – The Key to a Successful Digital Transformation

By on February 25, 2016 in Cloud Computing
Analyst Strategy Paper: Public Cloud – The Key to a Successful Digital Transformation

Within the framework of the digital agenda, IT infrastructure is of central importance. More than two thirds (68 percent) of companies regard digital infrastructure as the most important building block and the key to the successful digitization of their business models and processes. The Public Cloud is one of the most important vehicles of the […]

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