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Cisco Encrypted Traffic Analytics: Necessity Driving Ubiquity
Cisco's Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA) ensures the privacy of our most important business data and allowing us to detect malware that uses that same privacy to cover its tracks.
It’s a Multi-cloud World!
According to the RightScale State of the Cloud 2018 Report, 81% of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy. Where are you in your journey to the cloud?
Are You Cloud Native?
In IT, the “next big thing” comes along fairly often. In the cloud, one particular "next big thing" has been in progress for a couple years now -- cloud native computing.
Get Ready for Cloud 2.0
It’s a good time to be a cloud service provider (CSP). According to the newly released Cisco® Global Cloud Index, global cloud traffic will more than quadruple over the next four years. And for many, if not most enterprise cloud customers, conversations are no longer about whether to adopt the cloud. They’re about how well-tuned […]
Ostrich or Eagle: How CIOs Can Address the Shocking Reality of Shadow IT
Recently, I had a conversation with a CIO and her team. We were reviewing the extraordinary growth of unknown and known cloud services within organizations like hers. She turned to her team and asked “well what should we do?” Some of her leaders said: “we can’t control it, so why should we discover it?” Others […]
Cloud Adoption Today: A View of Cloud Maturity for IT Organizations
By Robert Mahowald, IDC Program Vice President, SaaS and Cloud Services We recently surveyed more than 3,450 executive-level IT decisionmakers in 17 countries to find out their future plans and current state of cloud adoption. What we discovered is pretty remarkable. According to IDC’s CloudView Survey, 57% of organizations are already using or planning to […]
Serving up cloud options just got easier
Got cloud? It’s no secret that implementing cloud technologies allows IT to rapidly react and dynamically deliver new services to any business or organization almost instantly. In an ideal world,...
Gain Intelligence From Cloud Sprawl
Co-authored with Robert Dimicco Senior Director, Advanced Services How many cloud services do you think your enterprise uses? You’ll be surprised: businesses use ~10-15 X more cloud services – unknowingly. This is what we call ‘cloud sprawl,’ because there are too many cloud services in a given environment and not enough visibility or control […]