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Cloud Computing: Cloud Sprawl Forces Businesses towards Governance

By Dick Weisinger

Enterprises have accepted the cloud. 94 percent of them are using cloud computing, according to a survey by Flexera. But, on average, five or more cloud providers are used. The typical cloud portfolio has become a sprawl of services, often

Cloud Computing: The Big Nine

By Dick Weisinger

Nine vendors are dominating the cloud ecosystem in the US, according to recent research from Synergy Research Group. Of those nine vendors, the top four are Microsoft, Amazon/AWS, Dell EMC and IBM. Synergy measured seven different cloud services and infrastructure

Cloud Computing: Complexity Crisis Brewing for Enterprises Using Cloud Computing

By Dick Weisinger

The cloud makes It and computing simple right?  No infrastructure to manage. No upgrades. Crank it up or crank it down based on your needs.  The cloud is supposed to make computing efficient and easy. The problem is that for

Tech Suppliers for the Cloud: Time to Take a Breath

By Dick Weisinger

Financial forecasts from hardware suppliers for cloud vendors hint slowing growth for the cloud, according to a report by Bloomberg. Some of the near-term challenges for ever-expanding cloud growth include the following: Reports from memory chip manufacturers, like Western Digital,

Cloud Computing: Multi-cloud Solutions Transform the Face of IT

By Dick Weisinger

‘Multi-cloud’ is just that.  It is the use of more than a single cloud for business solutions.  The clouds used could be Private, Hybrid or Public cloud components. A report by VirtueStream/Forrester found that 86 percent of businesses say that