Plan Ahead for a Successful Cloud Migration Migrating your information systems to the cloud can be a complex process. However, the factors most attributable to the success of the project are not. By addressing these issues well in advance, you will avoid many of the pitfalls that can derail migration projects. Below are some questions to ask before you initiate the project. Your responses will provide a clear roadmap for the overall project and should make it easier to isolate and resolve more technical issues as they arise. (Image Source: Shutterstock) Why are you migrating your systems to the cloud?
Benefit of using Power-Aware Provisioning in Real-Time Cloud Services There’s a growing trend of abbreviating anything you put on the Cloud as (Anything) as a Service or XaaS paradigm and with the increasing deployment of the Cloud based platform in the practical domains, the issues of power consumption and dynamic power allocation have begun to surface. Power aware provisioning of virtual machines for real-time services is the need of the hour and there are many schemes under active R&D with the intention to minimize the power consumption within the Cloud based environments. Power smart Clouds are not only cost effective
Private and Public Cloud Migration Standards Ever since cloud computing has seen mainstream adoption, the ability to migrate data between public or private clouds is becoming a key concern, especially due to the large size and the cost involved in the switch. The first question that comes to mind when discussing cloud migration is if there are any cloud standards that will ensure interoperability? This is because in the absence of such frameworks, the effort of translation or manual data transfer operations might exceed budgets, especially for large public clouds. Hence it is essential to understand if there are any
How Cloud Broker Software Is Accelerating Enterprise Cloud Migration When I say “Cloud Broker”, don’t confuse it with the official definition which is – an agent who assists cloud consumers choose or migrate to single or multiple cloud platforms. There’s a new set of software which sits on top of the Cloud stack and adds value by providing new solutions on the Cloud, migrating enterprise systems along with the data or migrating between different cloud services. Much like the stock brokers, cloud broker software is acting as an enabler and a catalyst in Cloud adoption. HHS (Health and Human Services
Four Free Information Assets for the Mid-Size Company CIO “Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” – Anton Chekov (1860-1904), Russian playwright and master of the modern short story. At CloudTweaks, we know that many of our readers are looking for ways to better leverage cloud computing at their workplaces. While we try to cover most important developments in the world of cloud computing, we are open to learning from others and helping spread that knowledge. With that in mind, let me present four free information assets that I believe CIOs of mid-size companies will