These three trends will play a role in deciding which applications are the best candidates for the cloud.
With budgets under scrutiny, cloud computing may offer a strong ROI -- but only if you calculate costs properly.
What IT should do to secure data in the cloud.
IT must rethink and, in some cases, rearchitect its environment to fully embrace what cloud has to offer.
Cloud will set innovating trends for the entire tech industry. Here are three special trends to watch this year.
We look at impact of mobile, cloud, big data, and social media on IT in 2012 and how the technologies will be important in 2013.
Data center managers must anticipate the emergent trends of social, mobile, and cloud and facilitate a collaborative work environment.
What should cloud policies address and how do these policies help IT deliver self-service features for users?
Cloud computing, mobile applications, and big data coalesced in 2012 and will shape IT in 2013 and beyond.
Is FTP losing out to file-sharing cloud services?
Pay close attention to these five technology elements before moving to the cloud.
We examine the three characteristics any cloud infrastructure should have.
We examine the risks, challenges, and benefits of the cloud and where the technology is headed.
A well-architected modern messaging infrastructure will give your enterprise the agility to adapt quickly to changing application requirements without the constraints of cloud providers.
The cloud offers enterprises several economic advantages, but downtime can seriously affect your bottom line. We examine how to prepare for -- and work around -- such service interruptions.
Moving from private to public or hybrid clouds can be risky. These best practices can help you avoid common traps.
What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.
In the second part of our two-part series, we examine the value of policy-based optimization in private clouds.
Data is flowing as never before to the cloud, increasing enterprise data risks. We examine the security issues and best practices for keeping your data safe in the cloud.
In the first of a two-part series, we examine the importance of usage accounting in private-cloud implementations.