By Phil Wainewright on May 14, 2012
Enterprises are being sold over-specified, inefficient private cloud infrastructure that will end up as shelfware, a conference heard last week.
By Phil Wainewright on March 8, 2011
It makes no difference to security whether you deploy to public or private cloud. What matters is how you architect the infrastructure. Public cloud providers that offer sophisticated controls can even outperform many enterprise data centers.
By R "Ray" Wang on June 21, 2010
SaaS Adoption Surveys Often Overlook Audience Composition
Over the past year, analyst firms, tech media, and even mainstream business media have happily showcased positive news about SaaS adoption. The common theme remains clear – SaaS adoption moves beyond the tipping point in 2010. Cloud adoption will reach a tipping point in the next 12 [...]
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By R "Ray" Wang on December 22, 2009
Keep In Mind Basic Rules Still Apply Regardless Of Deployment Option
The proliferation of SaaS solutions provides organizations with a myriad of sorely needed point and disruptive solutions. Good news – business users can rapidly procure and deploy, while innovating with minimal budget and IT team constraints. Bad news – users must depend more on their [...]
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