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When we look at IT's ability to deliver services from the cloud, a few tools stood out as associated with high degrees of success, as measured by ability to restore services quickly when trouble arises (and trouble always arises). At the top is the cloud...

If you're like most organizations, your cloud initiative is well advanced. You're already using the cloud for the majority (56% or more) of your workloads, and you're already relying on more than one cloud provider. But if you're like most organizations, you're neglecting your multicloud cybersecurity...

Edge computing focuses on putting compute and storage resources outside the enterprise data center, in or near branches. But edge computing, propelled by IoT and poised to grow with the spread 5G services, is not traditional decentralized computing. CIOs need to understand what drives an edge computing strategy in order...

In the past few years, there has been an explosion of cloud service offerings to match the wide variety of industry cloud infrastructure needs. Today, the average enterprise uses external clouds to deliver more than 56% of its workloads. Plus, nearly all organizations operate multi-cloud...

Where the Work Is Nemertes documented last year as the first year in which the majority of enterprise workloads ran in external cloud environments, with 27% in SaaS and 29% now in IaaS. While these migrations tend to be one-way, out of the data center and into...

More than a third of organizations in Nemertes Research's recent Cloud and Cybersecurity Research Study do not yet use public cloud infrastructure and platform services. Even enterprises that embrace the public cloud typically still conduct a significant portion of their IT workloads inside their data...

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...

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...

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...