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July 31, 2016  9:30 PM

New cloud standards will help ease contract negotiations

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Cloud Computing, Cloud standards

Cloud service agreements -- which spell out the obligations and responsibilities a cloud provider and a customer must adhere to -- are documents organizations with IT operations in the

June 27, 2016  4:38 PM

Long-term care firm finds security in cloud computing

John Moore John Moore Profile: John Moore
CIO, Cloud Computing, Healthcare

A long-term care provider turned to cloud computing to shore up security and boost application performance. Here's the rundown: The Problem The IT situation at Creative Solutions in Healthcare was pretty dire two and a half years ago. When CIO Shawn Wiora came on board he...


June 15, 2016  1:02 PM

Trends, vendors, baristas converge at Cloud Expo 2016

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo 2016 had an ambitious billing: "The World of Cloud Computing All in One Place!" Held in a subterranean sector of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York in June, the convention indeed


May 10, 2016  6:36 PM

Bexar, Mitaka, Newton: Behind OpenStack release names

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Cloud Computing, Infrastructure As A Service, OpenStack

Mitaka is not only the latest release of the OpenStack cloud infrastructure service; it's also a city in Japan. In a webinar Thursday detailing the 13th version of the open source platform,


May 10, 2016  6:20 PM

OpenStack Mitaka aims to make open source easy-peasy

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Cloud Computing, Open source, OpenStack

The newest release of the OpenStack cloud infrastructure is designed to be easier to install, easier to use and easier to manage. That could be big news for CIOs. The cloud platform is delivering flexibility and...


January 31, 2016  9:54 PM

A CIO’s advice for cloud security in the cloud age

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Cloud Computing, Cloud Security, cyberdefense

Brian Lillie, CIO at data center builder Equinix, a company where security is "embedded in everything we do," said that doling out general advice for bolstering IT security in...


January 21, 2016  2:53 PM

Public or private cloud infrastructure: What’s cheaper?

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Cloud Computing, Cloud costs, Private Cloud, SaaS

Alan Waite, an analyst at Gartner, asked an audience at the market researcher's Catalyst convention in San Diego last year whether anyone had chartered a private jet to get there. Of course, no one...


January 21, 2016  2:42 PM

The right time for big data in the cloud

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Big Data, Cloud Computing, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

If you're about to take an analytic crack at unfiltered terabytes or even petabytes of complex, unstructured data, it can stay in a public cloud provider like Amazon Web Services, said Judith...


January 21, 2016  2:36 PM

Show me the cloud ROI! It’s not always easy

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Cloud Computing, Private Cloud, Public Cloud, ROI

When mulling whether to go to a public cloud provider like Amazon Web Services or rely on private cloud computing, the letters R-O-I may appear before you like a vision. How can you


January 19, 2016  10:12 AM

What is private cloud? That depends on who’s defining it

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani
Cloud Computing, Private Cloud

Does your organization have a private cloud? Are you sure? The definition of private cloud is a fraught issue. John Burke, an analyst at Nemertes Research,...


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