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Reflections on cloud for a new year

What stands out most to me is that a year ago many if not most CIOs viewed cloud in what we might deem operational terms.

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From self-service to outsourced; a cloud migration

Would you trust the most critical aspects of your business and its reputation to a “do-it-yourself” (DIY) approach?

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Interview with Mac Devine, Director and CTO, Cloud Portfolio, IBM Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor (Part 1 of 3)

Part one of Jim Barnes' interview deals with Mac Devine's history with the cloud, and what drives him in the cloud.

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Executive Corner: Interview with Mike McCarthy, Vice President of Cloud Computing for IBM Global Technology Services

Vasfi Gucer and I recently interviewed Mike McCarthy, Vice President of Cloud Computing for IBM Global Technology Services to get his thoughts regarding IBM’s cloud strategy. Mike discussed various IBM cloud offerings, general challenges for IBM, and aspects about customers who are transitioning into cloud.

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Executive Corner: Interview with Business Development Executive for Cloud, Julie Hollway (Part 2 of 2)

Neil Weightman interviewed Julie Hollway recently. The discussion concentrated on the ways in which cloud is helping industries now and on how to get started with cloud.

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Executive Corner: Interview with Robert Orshaw, Global Offering Executive for Workload and Platform Cloud Offerings (Part 1 of 2)

Prabhakar Attaluri interviewed Robert Orshaw, Global Offering Executive, Workload and Platform Cloud Offerings. In this part, Robert explains the IBM SmartCloud for SAP Applications, its benefits to customers, what differentiates IBM from the competition, and how this fits into the overall IBM cloud strategy.

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Executive Corner: Interview with Technical Leader for Cloud, John Easton (Part 2 of 3)

Neil Weightman interviewed John Easton recently. The discussion concentrated on the future of IT departments, how organizations need to change to embrace cloud, the legacy of grid computing, and how customers are currently engaging with cloud.

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Executive Corner: Three Years of Transforming Businesses with Cloud

This post was originally shared on the Wired.com Cloudline blog. In working with thousands of clients, IBM has established that businesses and the world at large have become more interconnected and certainly more intelligent. Just to toss out a few factoids – data is growing at 6 trillion bytes per second, IP traffic will accelerate […]

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Executive Corner: Interview with Ric Telford, Vice President, IBM Cloud Services (Part 2 of 2)

Below is part 2 of my interview with Ric Telford, Vice President, IBM Cloud Services. Catch up on part 1 here. Vasfi Gucer: Do you have any suggestions for how a company should get started with cloud computing? Ric Telford: Yes let’s take that in the same vein, by company size. Small and medium business […]

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