Overcoming Denial In The Cloud One of the most critical aspects of doing business in the cloud is clarity. When mistakes are made it’s often due to mistaken judgments based on information processed in the brain incorrectly. Marketers must read their audience and a company like Cisco must not over pay in their $1.2 billion bid for Meraki. Misreading your audience or overpaying for an acquisition is far too common. How do we make sure technology decisions today will have a positive impact on our tomorrow? By painting a crystal clear picture about the situation we are facing. Understanding Denial
Companies That Are Revolutionizing Cloud Computing As cloud computing continues its rapid growth in the public consciousness, industry leaders know they must be consistently fast and innovative with ideas, products, and services. A company that is slow to react to the ever-emerging changes and challenges will find itself quickly playing a dangerous game of catch-up. Three of the biggest names in setting the industry pace, EMC, Amazon, and Cisco have all made headlines in recent months for their newest contributions to the cloud sector. Earlier this summer, EMC made a splash with their acquisition of Syncplicity, a cloud storage company.
Forrester Says Cloud May Not Be the Future of IT: Really? I apologize for the attention-grabbing nature of the headline, but that is pretty much what some of the news reports covering Forrester Research’s latest paper on cloud computing said. Delving further, it seems there is a bit of exaggeration at play here. The aforementioned news items (See: Forrester: Cloud is not the future of IT and Cloud is not the future of IT, claims Forrester) were looking at Forrester’s Make the Cloud Enterprise Ready report, itself a part of the research firm’s Playbook on Cloud Computing, a framework for
Cloud Ahoy! Cisco Style: The Cloud-Connected Solution Cisco has lived up to its promise – the promise to come up with a dedicated release intrinsically centered around cloud-based products and services. Cisco flaunted the release teaser for the first time at the Cisco Partner Summit held during April. This Tuesday marked the networking giant’s avowal of the said novel, cloud-centric routing modules and service packages under an altogether fresh brand label, the Cisco Cloud-Connected Solution. A number of fascinating products were revealed Tuesday at the Cisco Live in San Diego event. Amongst the lot was what Cisco refers to as
How to find IT specialists for the cloud – CISCO implementation for ConnectEDU As I said in an article some time ago, Cloud Computing Decreases Production Infrastructure Expenses by over 30% for Web Based Leader in Education Management, as a CTO, I had to find the best solution for implementing efficient and cost-effective production infrastructure. One of the challenges I had to face was migrating from all of my physical infrastructure to Navisite’s Managed Cloud Sevices for ConnectEDU. In the Cloud Recruitment Perspectives I discussed the importance of professional assistance from specialized IT staffing companies for organizations searching to hire
Education: Why Cloud Computing? There are a lot of good reasons why schools, both in the lower and higher education sectors, should adopt cloud computing and embed such into their systems. In this article, we are going to talk about the different benefits, as well as some of the disadvantages and limitations of using cloud computing. However, it is but unwise and illogical to go on with the aforementioned subjects without understanding the meaning of the word ‘cloud computing.’ Briefly defined, cloud computing has a lot to do with the internet. In fact, the internet has been referred to as ‘cloud’