Frank DeGilio

Don’t be a casualty in the cloud wars

Cloud computing, Mainframes

The cloud has become a powerful tool for businesses rapidly developing new products that appeal to the public. Niche businesses that can do this have disrupted existing business models and industries. Traditional businesses are fighting a war against enemies that fight in dynamic spaces, offering users less functionality but a more personalized experience. The applications more

More than vapor: The IT foundation to make cloud work

Cloud computing, Mainframes

When someone says cloud, what do you think of? Fluffy-looking things in the sky? Something that stores photos or music out there somewhere? Maybe, it’s even a virtual instance of Linux on an x86 box? These are all common notions of cloud, but as the cloud becomes more pervasive we should think about it in more

Jewel mining in the cloud: Expose the value in existing applications

Cloud computing, Mainframes, Software

Imagine a world where people walk by precious jewels because they’re caught up following a crowd and not observing their surroundings. This scene describes what is happening in today’s IT world. Most organizations are so focused on using cloud technology that they’re missing both the hidden jewels that currently sit in their data center and more