Hybrids (The Cloud Services Variety) And Network Strategies For CIOs In The Internet Of Everything Era, According to Cisco Executive Rob Lloyd
Hybrid cloud services bring together both public and private cloud infrastructure. The public cloud is deployed at a service provider’s cloud data center while the private cloud is deployed at a customer’s data center. A managed hybrid cloud services solution can provide tremendous new efficiencies to an organization’s IT environment. They free internal resources to […]
The network cloud has become a very popular place. All kinds of services can be found there. Now, add disaster recovery to the list. It turns out that cloud service features match customer requirements for backup and recovery solutions amazingly well. Stringent security and high availability in carrier-class cloud environments have been proven and accepted. […]
A lot of CIOs are being told by their CEOs, “We need to be in the cloud. Go research it and get us there.” From the CEO’s standpoint, they know that the cloud is “big.” They may have heard a peer say, “We’re leveraging the cloud in our business,” where “the cloud” is being used […]
A dramatic shift is occurring in the IT channel, made up of Value Added Resellers (VARs), Solution Providers, Agents and Distributors — and Sungard Availability Services is right in the thick of it. Channel partners are looking for ways to meet customer needs for cloud services, RaaS and other “as-a-service” solutions and to help them […]
Uptime is king – at least for organizations moving applications and data to the cloud. Cloud services providers often offer availability guarantees to ensure uptime, but they’re not as strong as you might think. In fact, according to the International Working Group on Cloud Computing Resiliency, despite such guarantees, a total of 568 hours of […]
Today we hear from Chip Childers, product architect for SunGard’s Enterprise Cloud Services and partners with our product management and product engineering teams to drive the overall solution design of the service…CM I’m a big fan of designing systems to deal with component failures. But let’s be honest, doing that perfectly is pretty darn hard. […]
I'm proud to be presenting at the Interop Conference next week in LasVegas. The session is titled "Successfully Transform Enterprise IT With The Cloud: A Pragmatic Guide".