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Top 5 Reasons to Assess Your Cloud Adoption Maturity in 2017
As highlighted in IDC’s recent CloudView Survey post, almost 78% of organizations use some form of cloud today, yet only 3% of the companies IDC surveyed have optimized cloud strategies in place. The most mature cloud organizations are defined by their use of DevOps, hybrid and multi-provider clouds, micro-services, and containers, and they consume cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) and security applications. In fact, greater cloud maturity leads to millions of dollars in annual benefits per cloud-based application. ($3M in additional revenue and $1M reduced costs.)
Red Hat Summit 2016: What You May Have Missed
In case you missed the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco, it was most certainly an event well-worth attending …. there was even a wedding! Yes, that is not a typo. During the second day general session, Red Hat held an actual wedding ceremony. If you needed any tangible sign to convince yourself of the […]
Infographic: Are you ready for the Hybrid Cloud?
Many organizations realize the fact that only a limited percentage of private cloud implementations will remain within the boundaries of their data center(s). And that is why they are already deploying hybrid clouds to achieve significant benefits such as: Lower TCO On-demand flexibility for hosting workloads on-premises or in the cloud Faster response to market and business needs Better alignment between […]
Hybrid Cloud Is Growing … But Requires Workload Portability, Security, and Policy Enablement
The variety of interpretations about what hybrid cloud is, should be or could be continues to evolve …. This is why for quite some time whenever hybrid cloud comes up I have tried to discuss hybrid cloud in very practical terms. The most popular interpretations of hybrid cloud typically fall across the following main categories: Some organizations […]
Infographic: How Do You Consume Private Cloud?
For many organizations – depending on the application, data management policies and use case(s) – deploying a private cloud environment for all their applications is not necessarily the best path. As outlined in my previous blog, the best cloud strategy gives you the largest number of options. Specifically, you will have to make decisions regarding […]