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Cloud Computing and Security: Enterprises Do an About-Face and Embrace Public Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Over the last few years the majority of businesses have done an about face on their thinking about the public cloud.  Security fears had led many to pursue implementing of private cloud infrastructure.  A new report from Intel Security says

Big Data in the Cloud: Businesses Deploy Big Data in the Cloud for Strategic Operations

By Dick Weisinger

In 2016, Big Data was a $130 billion market, estimates IDC.  Further, they expect the Big Data market to grow to $203 billion by 2020, a nealry 12 percent annual growth rate. A recent study by AtScale looked at businesses,

Cloud Computing: Public Cloud Gains Momentum. Azure Stumbles.

By Dick Weisinger

Use of cloud computing has become the norm for most businesses.  According to the Interop ITX 2016 State of Cloud Computing Survey, 70 percent of businesses are using SaaS, 57 percent are using IaaS, and 44 percent use PaaS. 15

Cloud Computing: Slowdown in Moore’s Law Promotes Move to the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

“Moore’s Law is slowing down,” says Urs Hölzle, Google’s senior vice president for technical infrastructure.  While developments like Quantum Computing might transfer Moore’s Law to a new generation of computing technology, that still is likely some time away.  Instead, in

Cloud Computing: Enterprises Urged to Move VMs to the Cloud to Slash Both Server Footprint and Compute Costs

By Dick Weisinger

On average, enterprises that shift  their existing VMs to the cloud can reduce their IT server footprint by 54 percent and cut their budgets by 45 percent, according to a survey by TSO Logic. In the survey of more than 10,000 servers and 25,000 VMs, the