Sergio Varga

The future of enterprise IT: Engaging customers

In his white paper “Systems of Engagement and the Future of Enterprise IT: A Sea Change in Enterprise IT,” Geofrey Moore introduced the concepts of systems of record (SOR) and systems of engagement (SOE). What are these new ideas about? These notions represent a fundamental change or shift that CIOs need to worry about. The […]

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What should I deploy: A cloud-enabled or a cloud-centric application?

With the recent exploration of cloud computing technologies, organizations are using cloud service models like infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) along with cloud deployment models (public, private and hybrid) to deploy their applications. There is a concept in the cloud world that is based […]

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Who will manage your private cloud?

There are many reasons for an organization to deploy a private cloud instead of a public cloud. Security needs, the type of workload, integration, cost and service management are all factors in the decision. Service management includes a range of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) disciplines and should cover the entire cloud infrastructure, from below […]

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Which private cloud is right for me?

Some of the reasons for selecting private cloud implementations are due to security, integration, management or costs. Another reason is related to the type of workload that is going to be deployed there. All these reasons need to be taken into consideration when deciding where the private cloud will be deployed and which type of […]

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Which private cloud is right for me?

Some of the reasons for selecting private cloud implementations are due to security, integration, management or costs. Another reason is related to the type of workload that is going to be deployed there. All these reasons need to be taken into consideration when deciding where the private cloud will be deployed and which type of […]

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A complete guide to the OpenStack Havana release

New capabilities that enhance the open source cloud experience.

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Private cloud environment – a management perspective

Security is one of the top considerations when weighing public and private cloud options.

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Migrating applications to cloud is actually simple

In my last blog post, I explained some considerations we need to think about when migrating a workload to cloud. Now I would like to show how it can be fulfilled.

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Migrating applications to cloud isn’t so simple

Migrating a distributed environment or application to a cloud environment isn't like turning it off and moving it to cloud.

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How to select an IBM provisioning product for your needs

Sergio discusses different cloud management products and selection criteria.

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I have a virtualized infrastructure. Do I have cloud?

It seems that the cloud concept sometimes is still being misunderstood because those products are responsible for virtualization, not provisioning.

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