The Uptime Institute, a well-known and -respected organization that focuses on data center best practices and economics, recently released its 2012 Data Center Survey.
Last week I wrote about the fact that IT organizations are now executing an "and" cloud computing strategy, in the sense that their future plans include (most...
For all the apprehension they may bring, public clouds demand a position in the enterprise IT strategy.
Deal with these three main security concerns to improve your virtualized IT environment.
To say cloud computing is having a dramatic effect on IT is an understatement.
It's nearly 2012, and if IT research firms are telling you to consider moving low-risk applications to the cloud, it means two things: 1) You're hopelessly behind the times. 2) You need advice that's much more cutting-edge.
A presentation at last week's Gartner Symposium posited cloud computing will be a net destructor of IT jobs.
IT is in a time of disruptive transition, caused by the rise of cloud computing.
One of the topics most associated with cloud computing is its cost advantages, or lack thereof.
Analysis: Surveys say security is the biggest concern of potential users with respect to public cloud computing.
One of the aspects of cloud computing I find most fascinating is the fact that much, if not most, of the discussion about it focuses on how it affects...
Recent announcements from Facebook and VMware reflect how profoundly cloud computing will change the nature of corporate IT in the future.
The spread of enthusiasm for cloud computing seems unstoppable. Here's what to consider before getting started with a new cloud service.
It is by now a truism that most IT organizations are planning an IT infrastructure strategy that includes cloud computing and that an internal cloud.
One of the issues we focus on in conversations with companies evaluating moving to cloud computing is the importance -- and challenge -- of capacity planning.