It used to be that the strongest case to be made for a business moving to the cloud was reducing costs. While that is certainly important, more businesses can make a case with other advantages such as process automation. The Cloud provides great value to businesses and can quickly pay for itself. But in some […]
You’re Probably Using the Cloud Even If You Don’t Know It
Cloud computing is all the rage now as businesses can’t seem to talk about anything else. The cloud has lots of companies believing it’s the one solution that can solve everything. And while the cloud has become a popular subject the past few years, still, some companies are unwilling to buy in. In fact, your […]
HP’s Helion Cloud Announcement – My Take
HP made an announcement today – 05/7/14 on their new Cloud Platform, HP Helion Cloud. Helion is built on OpenStack and with the announcement comes a $1B dollar comment on the part of HP. If I’m in the OpenStack community I’m certainly feeling that the platform took a huge step forward today as the virtualization […]
Cloud Price Wars? Now What?
Recently I was asked about a piece that appeared in The Wall Street Journal about the cloud services price war. [A Price War Erupts in Cloud Services: As Amazon, Microsoft and Google Battle, Users Reap Benefits – by Shira Ovide] I find it interesting that cloud services has crossed over to the point where pricing […]