Back at the turn of the century, a small team of social workers in Baltimore, Maryland got together to help at-risk youth in their community. Their work was meaningful, and they felt they were helping their clients have a better life. But like many other human service professionals, they constantly wondered: How do we know […]
In 1842, an Austrian physicist named Christian Doppler proposed a theory that we know today as the Doppler Effect, or the Doppler Shift. It refers to the difference between the observed frequency and the emitted frequency of a wave for an observer moving relative to the source of the waves. Think of it as the […]
Meet us on Twitter, next Tuesday, April 10th at 11am PT/ 2pm ET for #CloudTalk hosted by VMware vCloud, to hear our perspective on how we see big data evolving in the cloud this year. Also, get insight into our new fully managed enterprise-grade, Apache™ Hadoop™-based data analytics platform, now in technical preview, announced April […]
Somehow, a perception exists that a cloud provides a certain level of redundancy by default. However, make no mistake. Redundancy is not inherent. Admittedly, individual hardware and software components have some redundancy built in. However, those capabilities do not eliminate the need for a redundant cloud any more than safe cars eliminate the need for […]
Recently, Indu Kodukula, SunGard EVP and CTO, was interviewed by Smart Business Philadelphia. Here are a few of his remarks. – CM The #1 reason companies want to use the cloud for their applications is to align their spending with business value. Companies don’t know up-front what business return they would receive from a capital […]
Many cloud vendors have little experience with business continuity--the resiliency, restoration, disaster recovery and security needed to keep your system operating, performing and secure. An Enterprise Cloud, however, should have business continuity "baked-in."
In Part I, we recapped four of seven roles cloud computing plays today or will play in the near future, as discussed by Indu Kodukula, CTO of SunGard Availability Services. Here we complete the discussion with the final three roles Kodukula foresees.
With 30 year of experience and 10,000 disaster recovery and managed services clients, SunGard has a unique perspective on the cloud computing services mid-sized companies need today and in the coming years. SunGard CTO Indu Kodukola discusses those needs in this two part article.