6 years, 5 months ago

Cloud Computing and Security: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Migrating more data and applications to the cloud is top of CIO’s to-do list right now. 52% of the 489 business and technology executives who responded to our 2012 Digital IQ study plan to boost their spending in the private cloud this year. Those same firms are simultaneously setting their sights on the public cloud. 57% of the leadership surveyed claim they are ramping up their investments in public clouds. Understandably, security is weighing heavy […]

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7 years, 5 months ago

Selecting Public Cloud Services – Focus on What’s Different

I had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion last week with a few of my PwC colleagues, Cara Beston and Greg Dupier, during which we talked about both private clouds and also what it takes for businesses to offer public cloud services.  What made this discussion unique for me was that the audience was largely made up of U.S. government contractors, so they were particularly focused on the federal direction and mandates about […]

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7 years, 9 months ago

Why We Need Cloud Integration Architecture

Print PDF A few years ago, a consumer products company I’m familiar with committed to outsourcing its infrastructure and as much of its application portfolio as possible. Its strategic application decisions were heavily influenced by outsourced and SaaS offering, placing its CRM and several customer community sites in the cloud. With a stable set of hosted, cloud and SaaS apps, they were shocked to find that they didn’t talk to one another to provide a […]

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7 years, 9 months ago

The Private Cloud: Who Will Stop the Rain?

Print PDF Guest post by Nick Macey As some companies move towards a virtualized, private cloud infrastructure, they get caught in a downpour of problems. The additional layer of virtualization requires significant expertise to manage and support, can substantially decrease overall stability and makes diagnosing and resolving incidents more complex. Operations teams are faced with an incredible challenge, as they often are not responsible for building the cloud, but are ultimately responsible for maintaining and […]

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