Cloud Management

10 Myths about Cloud Computing

Cloud is recognized as facilitating “speed-to-market” – and for its ability to drive business agility. This is because cloud supports rapid experimentation and innovation by allowing companies to quickly try and even adopt new solutions without significant up-front costs. […]

Why Switch To The Cloud? 20 Benefits of Cloud Computing

In their 2016 State of the Cloud Survey, Right Scale notes that Cloud adoption is up to nearly 95%. Why has using it become such as normal part of all of our lives? The simple response is that it’s better than the alternative. Technology progresses over time and society begins to adopt it. But the cloud [...]

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To Move Fast on Cloud Computing, Go Slow

The mad rush to adopt cloud technology is no secret. In fact, the tsunami of organizations that are racing to implement these solutions clearly reflects the need to have the best new “it” in IT. As TJ McCue wrote, “Instead of a slow-moving, fluffy white cloud image, the cloud computing industry should use a tornado [...]

Cloud Chronicles: Why Care.com cares about the cloud

Nastel Comments: Having your business run on cloud can be beneficial but can also be challenging especially with governance. Cloud governance such as AutoPilot's cloud governance technology provides the automation necessary for businesses that move to cloud to rapidly realize the benefits of monitoring application and transaction performance in a cloud computing environment and ensure [...]

You Bought Into the Cloud: Now What?

One of the advantages of a cloud infrastructure is that you can scale up easily – as long as you have the right infrastructure. Take the time up front to get your systems working, as you want them, whether they are cloud applications, data, or analytics.   Read the source article at Data Informed Original [...]

Creating a Safer Cloud Infrastructure with Managed Security Solutions – Part 1

One of the questions I’m asked most often is, “Why do we need a Managed Security Provider, and how can a third party MSSP manage our applications and infrastructure better than the people who designed and built them?” The same people often go on to ask if the cloud makes managed security solutions less important than [...]

5 ways to improve cloud application performance

Application performance is always a concern. Is the code written well? Is the database optimized? Can the application handle load spikes? When the application is on a public cloud platform, however, developers have unique challenges. The biggest being ... Read the source article at SiliconANGLE Original Author: Michelle Davidson

Seven points to understand about cloud security

For example, real-time monitoring and enforcement of policies can not only address performance and reliability issues before the problems become serious but they can also detect and mitigate potential compliance issues. Automating in this way reduces... By recognizing and addressing the specific risks associated with use of cloud solutions, companies can overcome their fears and shift from a strategy [...]

Managing IT in a Hybrid Cloud World

Managing IT End-user monitoring ensures appropriate levels of service are being met; application  layer monitoring tests service levels for each separate application; and infrastructure monitoring helps organizations avoid large-scale outages due to infrastructure...   Read the source article at cloudtweaks.com

3 critical issues cloud builders overlook

Cloud Management . Once you're operating your #applications and #data in the #cloud, operations are critical. This means performance management , SLA management , and logging -- really, the ability to manage the entire cloud deployment using a single interface. Read the source article at InfoWorld Original Author: David Linthicum