Jul2017

Second Quarter Cloud Insights

Second Quarter Cloud Insights: If I had to choose a few keywords to give insight into how the second quarter in the cloud space has shaped up, they would be demand, serverless and API. The outlook of the cloud industry, namely Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), appear to be improving with around a fifty percent year over year growth so far 2017.  Compare that to the prior quarter of around forty-five percent with international demand and the implementation of corporate “cloud-first” initiatives driven by the company C-Level executives.

May2017

Active Directory Automation: The Next Step toward the Brave New World?

IT is changing. Cloud services, whether public, private, or hybrid, introduce a new focus for operations teams. We are no longer fixated on building and maintaining infrastructure—we need to concentrate on automating management, delivering services, and developing future iterations of …
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Feb2017

RightScale State of the Cloud Report for 2017

RightScale just published its annual report on the state of the cloud, and some of the key findings are very interesting. Topics range from cloud vendor market share to cloud adoption concerns, DevOps tools adoption, public vs. private cloud adoption, and much …
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Dec2016

But What about Google?

But what about Google?  There has been a lot of buzz this year about Amazon, Microsoft, Citrix, IBM and VMware, but what about Google? In my humble opinion, in all practical purposes, Google just seemed to me, to be lacking a clear direction and/or focus when it came to the way Google pursued its business customers.   Google has no problems taking care of any and all technical aspects of the business, but was missing one of the most important pieces and that piece is a strong vibrant sales force.