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December 27, 2011  10:00 AM

May the Best Cloud Reference Architecture Win!



Posted by: Beth Cohen
Cloud architectures, Cloud Business strategy, cloud computing models, Cloud computing standards, cloud development platforms, Cloud Reference architecture, enterprise cloud, OpenStack

Question:  How can the cloud standardize on a reference architecture when there are so many different ones?

In our work, clients often ask for a cloud reference architecture.  They see it as a holy grail that will provide clear vision and help...

December 18, 2011  1:30 PM

Recovering from Big Bangs, Glops and Legacy Linguini



Posted by: Beth Cohen
Cloud architectures, Cloud Business strategy, cloud computing models, Cloud migration, enterprise cloud services, enterprise IT, IT governance, IT portfolio management, managing Cloud Portfolios, Private Cloud

Question:  How can cloud migrations cut through the mess of legacy applications and failed IT initiatives?

The growing IT best practices consensus is that creating enterprise clouds are smart money for corporations.  Private...


June 6, 2011  2:00 AM

Taking Business to the Clouds – Getting out of the Operations Ghetto



Posted by: Beth Cohen
Agile Methodologies, Business Value, Cloud Business strategy, cloud computing, Cloud Strategy, enterprise cloud services, IT business alignment, IT service delivery models, IT services

Question: Recently there has been a big push to develop private cloud computing services for the enterprise.  How can IT management really to take advantage of the benefits and avoid the hype? It is official.  Cloud computing is finally mainstream enough to...


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