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Is Oracle Upping its Cloud Bet?

There was a news flashed late last month that Oracle will be hiring over five-thousand (5000) new engineers, consultants, sales and support people for its cloud business. From "What the hell is cloud computing" this Larry Ellison-led company seems to have declared a total war on AWS in its bid ...

KPMG’s Three Keys to Unlocking the Full Value of Cloud

“For many organizations, implementing cloud computing and getting value from it are not necessarily synonymous” – this statement from one of the cloud reports from KPMG resounds very aptly with what a lot of CIOs are experiencing today.   With enterprises ending up acquiring multitude of private and public ...

Cloud Based Offerings Encouraged Shadow IT, Problems Brought Them Back to Core IT

The launch of the new disruptive solution was well attended by CIOs and Business alike; some of the early adopter customers spoke highly of the solution, especially the business who claimed freedom from IT after integration was done with existing ERP solutions during implementation. Euphoric pronouncements elevated the solution ...

Hybrid Cloud a Key Consideration for Nokia as it Undergoes Transformation

Post Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel Lucent, the combined entity is busy carrying out the integration exercise. As it works around its plans to transition, transform and re-shape Nokia, hybrid cloud is there as one of the biggest considerations.                            “Hybrid cloud is definitely into consideration for most of the ...

76 percent of CIOs Believe Hybrid Cloud is the Way to Go: dynamicCIO Survey

The cloud is one of the most basic components for enabling the digital enterprise today. Barring a few exceptions, most CIOs are “sold on the benefits and long-term vision” of the cloud.While the spending on public cloud services in India, according to Gartner, is expected to reach from $731 ...

Apple Goes Hybrid With Both Cloud Type and Cloud Vendors

Recently Apple was in news, but not for one of its new iPhone or iPad launches. No doubt then that the news didn’t catch on like wild fire. The company is reportedly spending about $400 mn to $600 mn to run parts of iCloud on Google’s cloud platform in ...

68% Companies Are Either Using or Considering Hybrid Cloud

In the latest Tech Pro Research survey, 68% of respondents said their companies are either using or considering the hybrid cloud. 99% of those predict some of their systems and applications will be cloud-based within the next five years. They're getting on board with hybrid cloud for lots of ...

Cost Management for Hybrid Cloud

This infographic shows the evolution of public and hybrid cloud usage by users of AWS public cloud.  The results were gathered at AWS re:Invent 2014 from 221 IT professional in a survey conducted by Dimensional Research.The goal was to analyze the pace of hybrid cloud adoption in businesses utilizing ...

Managing Security Policies Across Hybrid Cloud Environments

The “Security Policy Management in Hybrid Cloud Environments” survey reveals the key network security management challenges organizations face when deploying business applications across hybrid on-premise/public cloud environments. Key findings of the survey highlight the need for IT professionals to increase visibility across both on-premise and cloud platforms, create new workflows, ...

What CIOs Need to Ensure as Part of Their Hybrid Cloud Strategy

The debate around hybrid cloud is more or less settled with different analysts and research firms confirming a general trend geared towards it. You can read this blog published on dynamicCIO earlier -  Cloud Computing: Is Hybrid the Flavor of Choice for Enterprises - about the growing clout of ...

Is Hybrid Cloud More Confusing than Compelling?

Somewhere towards the end of last year, I read an interesting blog by Shelly Kramer, a marketer by profession and Co-CEO of V3 Broadsuite. The blog was titled: “The Enterprise and Hybrid Cloud: What CIO Needs to Know.” The blog opens by saying that 9 out of 10 ...

With Hybrid Cloud, TVS Motor Provisions Resources in Less Than 3 Hours

One of the leading two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturers in the highly competitive Indian automobile industry, TVS Motor has the capacity to make 3 million two-wheelers and 1.2 lakh three-wheelers in a year. While the company has been facing increasing competition and a tougher regulatory environment of late, it ...

KPIT Makes its Infrastructure Agile with Advanced Private Cloud

A global mid-size IT consulting and product engineering company headquartered in Pune, KPIT Technologies provides domain-intensive solutions for automotive & transportation, manufacturing, and energy & utilities segments. The company, whichwitnessed very fast growth in terms of employees, geographical spread and business in the past five to six years,undertook a digital ...

Benefits of an Agile IT Operating Model

Information Technology is now a key part of almost all of the successful businesses around the globe and we need to stop thinking about it as a service and make it part of the very core of our strategy for success. But it's important that a better understanding is gained ...

Why is Cloud Still Far From Real

Cloud computing is inevitable.  The end state promises computing resources that deliver against the New Normal's need for speed, collaboration, productivity, and scale.The transition state, however, delivers nothing but challenges for all involved.On the vendor side, big names don't necessarily equate to big capabilities. Every "world class" cloud ...