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The Business of IT In a Cloud Era

Times are changing; cloud-based technologies (public, private or hybrid) are sweeping the world of IT. The pace of change is fast and furious.  Every other day we do hear of some new service or technology being rolled-out and, as the famous saying goes, change is inevitable.  Changes to …

Cloud Computing is like Cable TV

Cloud computing is one of the hottest buzzwords in IT field. This concept is not new — Users are already using cloud technology for last 10 years. The best examples, widely used by individual users and organizations, but not specifically known as cloud solutions, are Gmail, PayPal, Facebook, …

Technology Infrastructure Managed as Code

I have been involved in Technology Management for much of my professional life.   I have helped people in many type of organizations (small, medium, large and global) manage their technology improvements, migrations and transformations including PCs, Internet, virtualization, and as of late, cloud-based infrastructures… I have seen what …

Cloud Storage Services

Wow! – It has been about a year since I’ve written about this…  It was in my article back in April 2012, Google Drive: Have Cloud Drives Lost Their Way?  I stated what I thought was needed and the challenges with the existing services (back then) were… Well …

Cloud Services 101 – Welcome

Cloud computing (or cloud services) is the new buzz in the world of IT services. The term, which is still pretty nebulous for many users, refers to a model in which computing resources are hosted and delivered via the Internet than can dynamically grow and shrink depending on …

Cloud Services: Primer

I am asked often to about this topic,   having written a number of individual posts in the past, I thought, why not put it all together? So here it is… Let me know if you find it useful or have any comments!  – Cheers. Cloud computing (or cloud …

Cloud Services 101

Cloud computing (or cloud services) is the new buzz in the world of IT services. The term, which is still pretty nebulous for many users, refers to a model in which computing resources are hosted and delivered via the Internet than can dynamically grow and shrink depending on …

Cloud Services 101-5: Storage as a Service

Originally published for Averro.com blog. One of the major technical dilemmas that many small or medium sized companies face, is to have enough storage space for all the data its employees work with every day. Storage space can be pretty expensive; servers, hosting fees and support costs, can …

Cloud Services 101-Video 2: Key Benefits

Originally published for Averro.com blog. In Cloud Services 101- Video 1 presentation we covered the basics (Definition, types, and deployment models) of what is refered to as cloud services. In this part-2 presentation   we cover the key advantages that  small and medium businesses can benefit from the use …