New IDC Study: Cloud Grows, But Few Are Maximizing Value
Learn about the new IDC InfoBrief, sponsored by Cisco, Cloud Going Mainstream. All Are Trying, Some Are Benefiting; Few Are Maximizing Value.
How Will You Transform Your Network into a Digital Platform?
As long as I’ve been in this business, I’m still amazed by today’s technology and all of its new and exciting possibilities. There are smartphone apps that enable schools to send reports on your kids’ daily progress. There are apps to help you track your physical activity. Netflix dynamically analyzes terabytes of data to give […]
Enterprise Cloud Service Brokerage—A New Identity for IT, CIOs
As enterprise cloud use expands rapidly to include public, private, and hybrid clouds, CIOs need to evolve their IT business model and become enterprise cloud service brokerage (CSBs). A cloud service brokerage, as defined by Gartner Group, is “an IT role and business model in which a company or other entity adds value to one or […]
IT Needs a Promotion to Cloud Services Broker
Is your IT department currently acting as a Cloud services broker?And what exactly is a Cloud services broker? As our world of many clouds continues to evolve, increased opportunities exist for IT departments to move from the traditional “siloed” working environments to play a more critical role in corporate planning strategies. Aligning IT and […]
Achieving Data Center Agility in the World of Many Clouds
Here’s an amazing fact I heard the other day: global network traffic has grown 16-fold since 2005 – 16-fold! Largely due to the booming popularity of on-demand video, and...
IT’s New Role in Strategic Cloud Services
As cloud-enabled services transform IT departments everywhere, your path to success as an IT professional was made easier today with Cisco’s announcement to expand its cloud portfolio. With...