cloud service providers

How cloud personalization can help your business

People often talk about the cloud as if there were only one. In reality, there are many clouds, each operated by its own cloud service provider (CSP) and with its own strengths and weaknesses. Cloud personalization involves mixing and matching multiple clouds to create the perfect IT environment for a business. In the latest episode of […]

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Supporting the next generation of cloud apps with IBM Cloud Direct Link

The role of cloud computing is rapidly advancing to become a platform for innovation. We see enterprises turning to the cloud as a gateway to high-value services, including artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT), to help turn unstructured data into new business insights and bring better customer experiences to market faster. The […]

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How the EU Cloud Code of Conduct helps build cloud trust in Europe

Trust in cloud computing is essential for it to reach its full potential. Surveys conducted on the European cloud market by IDC and others have identified concerns with security and data protection as the main inhibitors to cloud adoption. The European Commission was very much aware of the need to build trust when it launched […]

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Cognitive computing is driving ROI on cloud

A driving force in cloud adoption is the cost savings one gets from eliminating physical servers, then migrating applications and data into the cloud. This reduces up-front capital expenditures (CAPEX) and enables budget planning that is based around operating expenditures (OPEX) and on-demand service provisioning. Undoubtedly this propels pricing competition among major cloud service providers. […]

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Do you trust your cloud platform service provider?

Trust is important for all users of online services, but when we think of trust, it’s usually about consumers and how they feel about transacting online. In this piece, I want to focus on the trust that cloud platform providers must earn from their customers—the consumers and service providers who transact on their platforms—and how […]

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