Companies are moving away from the traditional operations-oriented ROI model, and now look toward agility as the core metric to determine value. That?s clear in a new report called ?How Enterprises Are Calculating Cloud ROI?And Why Some Enterprises Are Moving Ahead Without It,? from ISACA.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?RightScaleŽ Inc., a demonstrated leader in enterprise universal cloud management, today announced the results of the RightScale 2018 State of the Cloud Survey. In its seventh year, the RightScale State of the Cloud Survey includes 997 technology professionals at large and small enterprises across a broad [?]
In an era of constant connectivity, consumer expectations of businesses run high. Latency?the delay inherent between a desire and pursuant request for information and its ultimate return?creates frustration, inhibits success and can impact customer experiences and ultimately customer satisfaction. Long story short, we live in a real-time world and no one wants to wait. Latency is a source of friction.
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, ?With less than four months until the May 25 effective date for the European Union?s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a bare 6% of enterprises say they are prepared for the upcoming regulation, reveals a new research report issued today from erwin, Inc. The company?s 2018 [?]
The need to manage applications on unmanaged devices owned by employees or contractors is driving adoption of stand-alone mobile app management (MAM) software and services, according to a new Gartner report.
Click to learn more about author Ben Lorica. Big Data, AI, Blockchain?the list of enterprise tech buzzwords rages on. With all the hype, it can be difficult for business leaders to determine which technologies to commit their money and minds to in the new year. Because of this, companies often move fast into new technologies [?]
Lots of people called it SaaS-enablement, some call it SaaS-ification of software. Whatever you call it, more and more enterprises are looking to turn some enterprise application into a SaaS cloud application.
Oracle isn?t normally one to expose its fetishes, but the company?s fixation on Amazon Web Services has become glaringly, disturbingly obvious. Whether at OpenWorld, in analyst briefings, or on Twitter, Oracle can?t seem to talk about anything else. Two years ago Oracle peddled the myth that ?AWS is 20 years behind Oracle,? even as AWS boasts 80 times more IaaS revenue and 10 times more PaaS revenue than Oracle, according to Gartner data. More recently, Oracle chairman Larry Ellison, in a ?pot calling the kettle black? moment, dissed Amazon Redshift as ?inflexible and expensive.?
When enterprises started moving workloads and applications to the public cloud, it made sense to adapt existing networking technologies to the new domain. But while compute and storage have successfully become ?cloud-like,? networking hasn't.
Click to learn more about author Franco Rizzo. A flexible licensing model allows a company to invest more in the innovative ventures that will drive revenue, and less in core business processes. If you ask someone to name a handful of highly innovative companies, Apple is almost certainly one of the first to spring to [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?Boundless, the leader in open GIS, today introduced Boundless Server Enterprise?, the first cloud-native geospatial web server designed to take advantage of the cloud?s ability to quickly and easily scale up and out. Today, more location data is being generated and consumed than ever before, creating increased [?]
You know cloud computing is here to stay when the accountants take notice. The Financial Accounting Standards Board?s Emerging Issues Task Force plans to propose new rules for how to deal with cloud computing service costs.
Cloud computing sometimes defies economic analysis. The public cloud, in particular, is associated with abundance rather than scarcity, one of the key concepts of economics. But while the cloud creates efficiencies, it does not eliminate constraints or the need to choose between competing goods. One important task for IT teams today is to understand those options more clearly.
One of the most significant results of the big data era is the broadening diversity of data types required to solidify data as an enterprise asset. The maturation of technologies addressing scale and speed has done little to decrease the difficulties associated with complexity, schema transformation and integration of data necessary for informed action.
Click to learn more about author Duncan Bradley. At some point, every enterprise must move their documents from one ECM or system to another. Businesses get acquired, organizations move, and enterprises outgrow the processes that once sustained them. Eventually, the content your enterprise generates will outpace the resources at your disposal?if it hasn?t already?leaving you [?]
Mobile remains a very competitive business, with major smartphone vendors continually trying to outdo one another and consumers often left doubtful that the latest gadget is really something they need to buy.
Enterprise Information Management (EIM) describes: ?An integrative discipline for structuring, describing and governing information assets across organizational and technological boundaries to improve efficiency, promote transparency and enable business insight.? Enterprise Information Management: ?Helps businesses attain 360-degree views of their Big Data and Analytics by streamlining organizational workflows, increasing the quality of information and creating integrated [?]