Tag Archives: PaaS

GoDaddy DNS Outage

The GoDaddy DNS outage which began earlier today will likely be hijacked by Chicken Little as further proof the cloud computing sky is falling. A DNS outage could cause a lot of interference to a company, especially one has busy … Continue reading

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Amazon EC2 Goes Down: Start the Cloud Fears

The big storms yesterday in the eastern part of the country took down part of Amazon EC2 cloud services in Virginia due to the power outages. The Amazon EC2 outage of course had a cascading effect on customers including some … Continue reading

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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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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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Exploiting the Zero Price Effect Using Cloud Services

There is a compelling phenomenon known as the zero price effect which every CIO should be familiar with. The relevance of the zero price effect is in its connection to frictionless business and cloud services. By understanding the zero price effect, … Continue reading

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Enterprise Resource Cloud

Will cloud computing and the emergence of an Enterprise Resource Cloud (ERC) bring about the end of ERP suites as we know them? More importantly, I am beginning to believe this may in fact already be happening. SaaS is opening … Continue reading

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Is Cloud Computing Outsourcing?

Is cloud computing just another way of saying cloud outsourcing? No, not for the majority of examples but there are some interesting exceptions. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. This is perhaps one of the most popular and heated … Continue reading

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5 Signs You Are Not Ready For Private Cloud

Sometimes I should just have my head examined. As should many of the other college and university CIO’s considering bringing a private cloud to their institutions. To help those of you considering a private cloud do a sanity check I … Continue reading

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