4 articles tagged with Strategy

The End Goal is Public Cloud

Published on Mar 22, 2016 at 5:19 PM MST by Tracey Flanders with (2) comments

Current state of IT? Cloudy The Enterprise IT environment in most companies today typically looks like this. Multiple private data centers (i.e private facilities), a few colocations, mostly virtualized with Private-like Clouds (almost always out of capacity), sprinkled with Public Cloud and some curiosity around how to make it all work (integration?). » read more

Cloud Integration: Extending On-Premise Applications into the Cloud

Published on Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00 PM MST by Tracey Flanders with (3) comments

The public cloud market has substantially blurred the way we think about enterprise architecture and security. Data residing outside the data center needs to be protected and managed; an issue further irritated by BYOD. When employees demand access to data and services within your data centers, from anywhere, using any device, it becomes a complicated integration challenge. » read more

IT Strategy Roadmaps: No Knee Jerking

Published on Sep 6, 2014 at 6:30 PM MST by Tracey Flanders with (0) comments

Predicting where your company will be in the next 3 to 5 years can be a difficult task, to say the least. As an IT leader, you'll need to be aware of and in tune with your company's goals. Understanding where the CEO is driving the company is the key to your IT strategy's success. » read more

Planning a Cloud Strategy

Published on Aug 20, 2014 at 3:42 AM MST by Tracey Flanders with (1) comments

If you haven't heard, cloud is the big buzz these days and has been for the last couple years. For those of us who have to contemplate the benefits and figure out how to integrate, it’s not a trivial task.   Probably the most misleading part of the entire cloud concept is that it will solve most of your on-premise issues and make your business agile. » read more