Tag: Public cloud

On-Premise IT Thanks to Automation Starts to Achieve Cost Parity with Public Clouds

On-Premise IT Thanks to Automation Starts to Achieve Cost Parity with Public Clouds

Managed service providers (MSPs) have a complicated relationship with cloud service providers (CSPs). On the one hand, the massive number of workloads running on public clouds clearly helps drive demand for managed services. At the same time, however, CSPs have...

/ July 10, 2018
Spiraling Cloud Costs Create Optimization Opportunity for MSPs

Spiraling Cloud Costs Create Optimization Opportunity for MSPs

The great paradox of cloud computing is that the primary reason most organizations embrace it is cost, and the number one issue they need to address after adopting cloud services is also cost. A new report from 451 Research drives...

/ March 12, 2018
AWS CEO Andy Jassy still believes it’s going to be an all public cloud future

AWS CEO Andy Jassy still believes it’s going to be an all public cloud future

There is a lot of action in the private/hybrid cloud market these days with many vendors trying to help companies straddle the world between the private data center and the public cloud, while providing all of the benefits the public...

/ November 30, 2017
As OpenStack grows up, it’s becoming a significant economic engine

As OpenStack grows up, it’s becoming a significant economic engine

OpenStack was created in 2010 by Rackspace and NASA as a check against the growing power of AWS in the cloud. People were concerned about AWS’s “black box” approach to cloud service delivery and the consortium of companies that started...

/ November 9, 2017
Alibaba flexes its muscles in the cloud

Alibaba flexes its muscles in the cloud

Alibaba made headlines this week with a couple of announcements that could boost its cloud computing business in the world. While the Chinese eCommerce giant is a big deal in China, they don’t appear to be a major player quite...

/ October 12, 2017
Cloud security education
MSPs need to focus on cloud security education

MSPs need to focus on cloud security education

It’s already been well established that the No. 1 concern organizations have about deploying application workloads in the cloud is cloud security. But, it turns out there’s also significant confusion about who is responsible for IT security on a public...

/ September 28, 2017
Public clouds versus private clouds
Parity between private and public clouds is being achieved

Parity between private and public clouds is being achieved

There are many reasons why organizations opt for public clouds, but cost is becoming less of a factor. A new survey published by 451 Research on behalf of VMware shows that 41 percent of 150 IT decision-makers surveyed claimed to...

/ August 10, 2017
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Survey: Are you ready to support the public cloud?

Survey: Are you ready to support the public cloud?

Many businesses are moving toward the cloud, but cloud adoption drastically varies from one business to the next. Some organizations only have one application running in the cloud, while others have adopted a cloud-first mentality. In a recent survey conducted...

/ June 14, 2017