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IT Automation: Enabling Faster Time to Market with Decreased Downtimes

By Dick Weisinger

Automating IT and cloud services is helping top-performing companies further improve their efficiency. A study sponsored by Puppet found a strong correlation between high productivity and high adoption of IT automation tools.  The highest performing organizations, for example, automate nearly

Cloud Computing: SMBs Find Benefits in Hybrid Cloud Technology

By Dick Weisinger

Increasingly reports are showing that businesses are choosing the public cloud over hybrid cloud options.  But a recent report by Harvard Business Review (HBR) found that hybrid cloud, at least for now, is bringing real value to many medium and

Cloud Computing: On-Premise Vendors Question Cost Savings of Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Cloud computing versus On-Premise.  Choosing between the two isn’t necessarily a no-brainer. When the focus is strictly on the cost, it is often a trade off of CAPEX with OPEX expenses.  An on-premise model will run up high CAPEX or

Cloud Robotics: Robots to be Powered by Centralized Super Cloud-based Brains of Shared Intelligence

By Dick Weisinger

What happens when you combine robotics with cloud computing? You get smart robots powered by a super “brain” that resides in the cloud.  Robots can be built to be lightweight and low cost, but their cloud controller enables them to be backed

Cloud Computing versus On-Premise: Cloud has MindShare, but will be with Us for Some Time

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses of all sizes are discovering that use of the cloud has benefits, chief of which may be cost benefits, but there are also benefits of quick and easy scalability, and no need to make large up-front investments in hardware