The public cloud has had a major impact on how organisations of all sizes receive IT services. Some organisations use private clouds, either on-premises or outsourced to a service provider. But with public clouds enjoying widespread adoption, when would you use a private cloud, and are there any advantages in doing so? Can the private cloud keep up with the public cloud … [Read more...] about Private v. public cloud: Can the private cloud keep up?
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) made a hybrid cloud splash during its re:Invent conference with the announcement of Outposts, a new service where AWS delivers pre-configured racks to customer premises where AWS services can be run as though it were in their data centre.It was the announcement that really got tongues wagging, with some heralding it as a step change in what … [Read more...] about AWS gets serious about hybrid cloud with Outposts, so who is it for?
Big data is big business. According to Statisca, the big data market is expected to grow to an eye-watering $42bn in 2019. Pulling data can pull a number of interesting insights, but the proliferation of increasingly complex and large datasets has made it difficult for companies to effectively harness data for their own benefit.Technological innovations in cloud-based data … [Read more...] about Cloud data warehouse: The five key business considerations
Free Cloud Guides for Beginners Are you researching Amazon’s AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) or Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Services? At VMi, I’m always looking for great offers to help beginners! In this post I’m sharing 2 cloud help guides I’ve found to get you started if you’re planning on using Amazon’s Cloud. These 2 free guides will … [Read more...] about Free Offical Amazon VPC & EC2 Cloud Guides for Beginners
Steve Lofthouse, Solutions Architect, Symmetry, argues that companies have a lot of options when moving their SAP environments to public or private clouds, but the choice should be driven by the performance and availability needs of their business.With more than 365,000 customers in 180 countries, SAP is often referred to as the “heart and lungs” of business … [Read more...] about SAP in the Cloud: focus on SLAs over specific infrastructure