Stepping up to the Cloud [infographic]

Enterprise Cloud

Migrating to the cloud should be considered as part of an overall business strategy and have a defined business objective addressed. One company might want to leverage cloud services to reduce operating costs and free up IT staff, another might need the ability to rapidly scale capacity, and yet another might need to speed application development. Keeping the business objective in mind will serve you well as you make the move to the cloud. At each step along the way, you will need to evaluate a provider’s processes, procedures, and abilities to see if they fit your needs. Your choices must be based on how well a provider can support and meet your ultimate objective. With this in mind, there … Read more

How to Choose the Right #Cloud Strategy for Your Organization

Cloud Strategy

By: Joseph Pampel, Director, Enterprise Architecture & Cloud Computing, SunGard Availability Services Interest in cloud services is growing rapidly. Companies want to leverage these services to address the needs for increased scalability and flexibility, driven by the demands of the organizations’ business units. One recent survey (among the many that are appearing almost weekly) found that 92 percent of CIOs and IT executives surveyed believe the adoption of cloud technologies is good for business. However, to fully realize the potential benefits of using cloud services, companies need to develop a thorough cloud strategy to ensure the right services are selected, the migration goes s … Read more

@SunGardAS Exhibits #ACloudSoSolid at #VMworld 2012

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  In less than a week we’ll be hopping a plane from our corporate headquarters in Philly, and heading to “The City by the Bay” for VMworld 2012 at the Moscone Convention Center, August 26-30.  This year we will be a Bronze Sponsor and will be holding down the fort in booth #2322. During the expo, stop by our booth to meet with our cloud specialists and learn more about: A Cloud So Solid, our flexible, secure, cloud computing offerings for production hosting and recovery as well as our unmatched consulting services. Follow and tag your tweets with #ACloudSoSolid for the latest details and to get the play-by-play from the show floor. We have a number of exciting things happening this … Read more

Are you Ready for Cloud?

Solutions Marketing Manager Janel Ryan discusses how to evaluate your organization's readiness for cloud -  Carl M As companies evaluate cloud computing as part of an overall business delivery model, deciding which applications are candidates to move to cloud and which need to remain in legacy environments is part of the planning process.  Identifying business requirements up front creates the right basis for planning cloud projects, timelines, and resources. The demand for consulting services designed around cloud readiness is being driven by customers looking for solutions that can get cloud technologies and legacy technologies – dedicated hosting or on-premise – to work together … Read more