Currently Browsing: Cloud

Multi-Cloud Deployments – Proceed with Caution (1 of 2)

Multi-Cloud Deployments – Proceed with Caution For the enterprise, the future of the cloud is in multiplicity. In their latest “state of the cloud” report, Rackspace has identified hybrid and multi-cloud implementations as  “today’s strategy of choice for the enterprise” given that the majority of respondents either already have an existing multi-cloud infrastructure (77%)  or are planning for hybrid...

Best Practices for Planning and Deploying Cloud Services

Planning and deploying cloud services can be a daunting and confusing undertaking with multiple options available at different decision points. To succeed in this task, IT organizations should strive to formulate the right approaches to address the following key areas: business user engagement, deployment strategy, application selection, cloud model selection, and performance metrics.  Without further ado, here is...

IT Shared Services: Elusive But Not Impossible

Implementations of IT shared services often reveal a tale of two conflicting camps. On one hand, an IT leadership team mainly interested in realizing the financial benefits of shared services irrespective of end-user concerns, and on the other hand a business user community deeply attached to its autonomy and diligently resistant to change regardless of the financial upshot.  That is the dilemma that IT...

Ciber Cloud Campus: The Power of PeopleSoft in the Cloud!

With so much rain in Atlanta, my home base, I could not help thinking about clouds and rain. Then I quickly go back to work and think about another type of cloud. The Ciber Cloud Campus offering. I also think that there may still be some mystery in the higher education community about how cloud computing could bring big functionality at a lower cost. Now colleges and universities don’t have to make a large IT...
Powered by WordPress