Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing topics centered on cloud strategies, cloud economics, cloud security, and cloud integration are discussed based on the NIST definition of cloud computing. Service models of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS are covered along with the 5 characteristics of cloud computing. Additionally, the deployment models public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud are covered along with community clouds and government clouds.

Developing an Effective Cloud Computing Adoption Strategy (Part 2)

Developing an effective cloud computing adoption strategy is anchored in your philosophy about cloud computing and IT services. This posts builds upon  Developing an Effective Cloud Computing Adoption Strategy (Part 1) which focused more on the big picture of general purpose … Continue reading

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Developing an Effective Cloud Computing Adoption Strategy (Part 1)

Developing an effective cloud computing adoption strategy cannot exist without a clear philosophy on the role of IT in cloud computing. My goal here is to extend my previous post offer to you a couple of short videos that will help you … Continue reading

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Skanska Develops Prefabricated Modular Data Center Design

Imagine building a data center just outside Toronto that you assemble using fully finished prefabricated modules built in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Now imagine that you only have to buy and take delivery of enough data center to get your though … Continue reading

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Is Cloud Computing a Job Creator or Job Killer

Is there such a thing as cloud computing job loss? Will cloud computing will be a net job creator or a job killer? The question of cloud computing jobs came up recently and I thought I share my thought on … Continue reading

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6-Step Cloud Adoption Strategy to Maximize ROI

Here is a 6-step cloud adoption strategy that should go a long way towards a successful transition into cloud services that maximizes ROI. This cloud adoption strategy is also intended to help CIO’s demonstrate their business leadership by thinking more … Continue reading

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Cloud Impact on the Technology Half Life

I would like to think there is such a thing as a technology half life? That would be the amount of time required for the installed base of given technology to decay to half. I would also imagine that with the … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Picking a Cloud Backup Website

(Guest Post) Whatever industry you’re in, at whatever stage of development or technology maturity, data backup is a vital aspect of your everyday work. Most conventional forms of data storage and data backup work perfectly well, but cloud backup is … Continue reading

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