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Are You Ready to Commit to the Cloud? 5 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge

In this contributed article, Kiran Bhageshpur, CTO, Qumulo, offers 5 important points of consideration when determining whether it’s time to commit to the cloud. Entering into a new technology partnership can be daunting. We ask ourselves: Am I ready for this commitment? Will this help my enterprise grow into the organization it dreams to be? Starting something new challenges us to both self-reflect and look into the future to examine our ultimate goals and needs. 

Report: New Data Management Models Are Essential To Operate In The Cloud

As organizations increasingly embrace cloud-first principles and the quantity and variety of their data exponentially increases, Capital One’s new Forrester study finds the vast majority of data management decision-makers are deeply concerned about controlling and forecasting data costs, leveraging data at scale, addressing data quality and consistency, and better protecting data.  

Panzura Elevates Path to Hybrid-Cloud Adoption with New Panzura Guarantee Across Every Stage of the Customer Journey

Panzura has announced the Panzura Guarantee, a new complementary program to ensure peace-of-mind and ease, across every stage of the customer journey starting with buying and rollout, and throughout the lifetime of a Panzura implementation. It is designed to accelerate hybrid-cloud adoption so organizations can quickly and securely accrue the benefits of cloud-based data management using Panzura’s award-winning technology.

The Massive Risk of Lock-In: How Wall Street Future-Proofs their Move to the Public Cloud

In this contributed article, Matthew Baird, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of AtScale, highlights how few statements strike fear in an IT leader’s heart like “lock-in” because in most cases you’re not aware you’re locked in until you encounter a problem big enough that you are forced to reconsider your original decision. It’s at that point one of your architects drops the bomb: Changing that code/system/vendor is going to be a year-long multi-million-dollar project.

Benefits to Consider from a Multi-Cloud Approach

In this contributed article, Bill Fenick, Vice President, Enterprise for Interxion, believes that the cloud is undoubtedly the future within business – and we’re already seeing it evolve. Businesses that adapt to the evolving cloud and adopt a multi-cloud strategy will gain an edge over their competition, while those that don’t will find themselves left behind.

Big Data Use Case – What Is Teradata IntelliCloud?

The insideBIGDATA technology use case guide – Ticketmaster: Using the Cloud Capitalizing on Performance, Analytics, and Data to Deliver Insights provides an in-depth look at a high-profile cloud migration use case. One of the most widely discussed topics in IT today is moving workloads to cloud. The process of deciding whether or when to migrate to the cloud can be daunting. Further, finding the right technology fit for your enterprise objectives can be challenging with a cloud solution ecosystem filled with alternatives. To make the cloud adoption process more straightforward, this white paper provided a number of areas for consideration when evaluating a cloud platform.

Big Data Use Case – What Ticketmaster Learned

The insideBIGDATA technology use case guide – Ticketmaster: Using the Cloud Capitalizing on Performance, Analytics, and Data to Deliver Insights provides an in-depth look at a high-profile cloud migration use case. One of the most widely discussed topics in IT today is moving workloads to cloud. The process of deciding whether or when to migrate to the cloud can be daunting. Further, finding the right technology fit for your enterprise objectives can be challenging with a cloud solution ecosystem filled with alternatives. To make the cloud adoption process more straightforward, this white paper provided a number of areas for consideration when evaluating a cloud platform.

Big Data Use Case – Ticketmaster: Cloud Migration Experiences

The insideBIGDATA technology use case guide – Ticketmaster: Using the Cloud Capitalizing on Performance, Analytics, and Data to Deliver Insights provides an in-depth look at a high-profile cloud migration use case. One of the most widely discussed topics in IT today is moving workloads to cloud. The process of deciding whether or when to migrate to the cloud can be daunting. Further, finding the right technology fit for your enterprise objectives can be challenging with a cloud solution ecosystem filled with alternatives. To make the cloud adoption process more straightforward, this white paper provided a number of areas for consideration when evaluating a cloud platform.

Big Data Use Case – Ticketmaster: Using the Cloud Capitalizing on Performance, Analytics, and Data to Deliver Insights

The insideBIGDATA technology use case guide – Ticketmaster: Using the Cloud Capitalizing on Performance, Analytics, and Data to Deliver Insights provides an in-depth look at a high-profile cloud migration use case. One of the most widely discussed topics in IT today is moving workloads to cloud. The process of deciding whether or when to migrate to the cloud can be daunting. Further, finding the right technology fit for your enterprise objectives can be challenging with a cloud solution ecosystem filled with alternatives. To make the cloud adoption process more straightforward, this white paper provided a number of areas for consideration when evaluating a cloud platform.

Cloud Adoption in Your Community

In conference rooms worldwide, enterprise IT departments are evaluating entry into ‘the cloud’. Armed with media reports and marketing materials, they are considering questions like, “Is the cloud appropriate for critical workloads? Will the cloud really save time and money? Does the cloud pose a security risk?”
There’s only one problem with such due diligence: there’s no such thing as ‘the cloud’. Instead, there are multiple clouds, with different configurations, offered by different providers and representing different degrees of benefit and risk.