Industry Trends: Cloud

The Top Five Benefits of Cloud Computing

The Top Five Benefits of Cloud Computing

by: Storing important information around the office has always been the go-to format for saving essential data. Of course, having it somewhere on hand provides peace of mind, as you know it is literally held within your building, so when someone needs a hard copy, you are able to go out and locate this exact(…)

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Measuring Your DevOps Success

Measuring Your DevOps Success

by: Our answer is always that an organization’s current position must be baselined first. Having a baseline means you can build a business case, apply targets and goals to your projects and measure your success as you progress through your project with the ultimate goal being to report back to the board on how you(…)

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OracleVoice: Banks Must Recreate The Customer Experience

OracleVoice: Banks Must Recreate The Customer Experience

by: Oracle Guest, Oracle, Oracle Guest By Sonny Singh, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Financial Services GBU Continue reading at forbes.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the software defined world. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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Meeting the Challenges of Effectively Managing a Recurring Revenue Model

Meeting the Challenges of Effectively Managing a Recurring Revenue Model

by: Early Bird Savings Today the ability to increase revenue by utilizing recurring revenue models is driving new business for companies in all market sectors. However, delivering the features, benefits, and capabilities necessary to enable companies to offer products or services on a recurring basis can be a challenge. At the same time, companies prefer(…)

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SoftLayer – Ibm’s New Quarterback for Cloud

SoftLayer – Ibm’s New Quarterback for Cloud

by: What typically happens to smaller firms when they are being eaten up by mega-companies like IBM seems pretty obvious – they go to the dogs. Key executives will leave the team, product roadmaps will lose their binding character and strategy will get fuzzy due to the sheer magnitude of the organization and its inherent(…)

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Unlocking Opportunity in Software-Defined Services with ESP

Unlocking Opportunity in Software-Defined Services with ESP

by: The articles presented here are blog posts from members of our Service Provider Mobility community. Deborah Strickland is a Web and Social Media Program Manager at Cisco. Follow us on Twitter @CiscoSPMobility. There are a few ‘The ______ of Our Lives’ out there: Days. Time. Moments. Love. They define who we are, where we’ve(…)

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Unlocking Opportunity in Software-Defined Services with ESP

Unlocking Opportunity in Software-Defined Services with ESP

by: By Deborah Strickland Article Rating: Rate March 17, 2014 12:27 PM EDT Reads: 165 * Related * Print * Email * Feedback * Add This * Blog This As an industry, our visions of progress in SP offerings are filled with virtualized functions, elastic workloads, orchestration, APIs, scalable infrastructures and almost everything software-defined. None(…)

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APM: Running with a Renegade – DevOps

APM: Running with a Renegade – DevOps

by: Much like electricity, APM will take the path of least resistance when entering into an organization, attracted to the area with the strongest need; lightning, as soon as it is triggered, needs to find ground. It may be brought in to help resuscitate an application that has recently become lethargic or assist the team(…)

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Cloud Wars – How Many 800lb Gorillas Can Fit in the Room?

Cloud Wars – How Many 800lb Gorillas Can Fit in the Room?

by: There is a common phrase, often attributed as a Chinese proverb/curse, “May you live in interesting times. ” For those following the cloud technology space, we are definitely living in interesting times. In their latest magic quadrant report on IaaS, Gartner describes the market as still evolving and maturing. Continue reading at Open Source(…)

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APM Doesn’t Have to Be a Cloud Detractor

APM Doesn’t Have to Be a Cloud Detractor

by: Introduction: The Cloud as a Point of IT and Business Disconnect For years, the benefits of moving to the cloud – including lowered costs, flexibility and faster time-to-market – have been espoused. But among IT professionals, there remains widespread reticence about migrating mission-critical applications over, due in large part to performance concerns. “Can the(…)

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