Upcoming Webinar – Cloud Truth & WAN Consequences: Remake your WAN for Zoom, AWS, and Office365

By | |Webinars, Cloud and Networking|

February 28, 2019 11am ET Register here You need to rethink your WAN to survive the next 5 years. We can help show you how. Think about it: half of your IT services come from the cloud, from folks such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Office365, and Oracle Cloud. [...]

Webinar Replay – Out of Many, One: Forging the Multicloud Enterprise

By | |Free Report, Webinars, Cloud and Networking|

Learn how enterprises succeed in building a unified service delivery environment out of the many clouds they use. Nemertes' 2018 - 2019 Cloud and Security Research Study digs into the details of: Infrastructure Management Automation Integration Security ...that together make the multicloud a reality. (View below).

Containers and Dogma

By | May 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Some principles of IT don't change just because all the moving parts are changing.  Containers and DevOps and cloud make it easier to start and change things quickly, but they won't move a million line Cobol program over night. Inertia and Microservices In a fascinating benchmark interview this week, someone who's been in the business even [...]

Going for Broke(r): Putting More Cloud in Hybrid

By | April 26th, 2017|Blog|

The hybrid service delivery environment wants to be a true hybrid cloud.  One thing it needs in order to get there is a good cloud service broker. What Is Hybrid Cloud? Not what we are doing now.  What we are doing now is, hybrid service delivery: we have solutions coming from a bunch of different places [...]

Cloud Optimists: Irrational Exuberance, Cloud Edition

By | April 21st, 2017|Blog|

Based on our 2016 benchmark, some folks are overly optimistic about how much of their workload will be migrated to public cloud by the end of 2018. Cloud Optimists: The Glass Is Half Empty If all you knew about cloud was what you read in any number of breathless articles about it, even the super-breathless ones about multicloud and hybrid cloud, you'd [...]

Overwhelmed? Floundering? Welcome to the Cloud

By | April 12th, 2017|Blog, Cloud and Networking|

We've been tracking the shift to cloud for a long time now, both the precipitous and the halting. Precipitous, as with SaaS, which went from an oddball kind of solution few companies used 10 years ago to a ubiquitous solution in use at more than 95% of companies 5 years ago - and the backbone of [...]

Reinventing the Wheel – Cloud Edition: Leverage vs Portability

By | March 29th, 2017|Blog|

Moving more work into the cloud makes IT revisit the question: Leverage vendor-specific platform services or give up leverage for control and portability. Haven't We Been Here Before We are just about to launch our latest round of benchmarking the enterprise's use of emerging technology in cloud and data center.  One of the aspects of cloud use [...]