The ideal cloud provider should be an enabler, not an inhibitor. These five strategies will help you choose wisely.
Four reasons why virtualization, not cloud computing, is changing the ground rules used to design traditional performance management systems and why your enterprise needs to consider new virtualization-aware approaches to performance management.
First it was just "the cloud." Then came public clouds versus private clouds, and, of course, hybrid clouds. How is IT coping, and how do clouds fit in with other trends, such as the distributed data center?
Cloud computing isn't just "with us" -- it's here to stay, and IT spending on cloud services is expected to explode.
A new intelligent cloud network between data center and cloud is needed for efficient workload mobility.
How to overcome the three most common impediments to cloud project success.
How a cloud solution solved performance and complexity issues and returned an impressive ROI.
When it comes to IT infrastructure, having a lot of muscle is good, but making intelligent use of all that muscle is even better. When it comes to internal clouds, a brain is key.
Big Data has surpassed cloud computing as the Next Big Thing in IT. We explore how big data is connected to virtualization and private clouds.
The bring-your-own-device movement is a warning to businesses that their core is about to get more complicated. What must IT consider right now?
Cloud technology is rather easy to obtain. The right mix of technical skills mix to design and implement the technology is not.
Storage clouds are rapidly losing what little buzz they once enjoyed in the industry. But other cloud-based services are beginning to appear.
Social media, security, and customization all play a role in your choice of a cloud supplier.
How to make mobile device management a core part of your security management strategy.
As more applications and data make their way to the cloud or are impacted by virtualization, data centers must adapt. The hybrid data center environment brings together the best of all worlds: cloud, virtualization, hardware, and co-lo.
Selecting a cloud provider can be tricky. Here are four things you need to investigate before making your selection.
A look at how security is evolving around three key information technology developments.
What can bridge the state of virtualization today and the unfettered reality we seek from the cloud? A true storage Hypervisor may hold the key.
Your cloud work doesn't stop once you go live. IT must vigilantly monitor its performance. We examine the options and impediments.
In 2012, businesses must align data security with customer value.