benefits of cloud

4 obstacles keeping traditional IT from moving to cloud

Are you a part of an enterprise company? If you are, you have probably already moved to cloud and are using it. Or perhaps you’re considering the move, but you need to overcome  obstacles preventing your cloud migration. If you are not thinking to move into cloud, you may be in deep trouble. If you have […]

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5 reasons why cloud is vital in the developing world

By Anthony Butler My region (Middle East and Africa) is one of the most diverse in the world. Economically, it features some of the poorest countries—and some of the richest. It spans two hemispheres, from the tip of South Africa to the northernmost borders of Turkey, and it boasts a linguistic diversity that, by some […]

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Peeling the onion: Hybrid cloud key components

In an earlier post, I defined a hybrid cloud and discussed possible scenarios including multiple public cloud providers, private clouds and traditional information technology (IT) environments. While that post explained hybrid cloud infrastructures, it was not the full story—especially if you plan to implement a hybrid cloud in your environment. Like an onion that has many […]

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The pros and cons of cloud computing

Every place you look, you read about cloud computing. It’s coming. It’s here. You need it. If you don’t take advantage of it, you could be left behind. Some folks believe it’s the future. They point to the explosion of mobile computing as a catalyst for cloud computing. They talk about the growth of born […]

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Embrace the cloud: Three reasons why you should adapt

There’s a lot of pressure on IT these days. Business asks for more capabilities on more platforms. Finance is demanding that you cut costs. With the emphasis on cost cutting, we tend to focus on the short term and not think about the long-term implications of the decision to move to cloud computing. With the […]

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7 benefits of cloud from an enterprise architect point of view

I was recently asked to provide an overview of the benefits of cloud. In all fairness, it would be difficult for anyone to answer this question and provide a thorough overview as cloud benefits continuously evolve with the addition of new services, uncompromising research and innovations that relentlessly push the boundaries of the underlying technology […]

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Cloud computing basics

Cloud computing is a new IT delivery model accessed over the network (Internet or intranet).

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How cloud computing can change your business

Cloud computing can positive affect your organization—here are the many ways it can boost your enterprise.

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