By Peter Grimmond
We’ve been talking about the cloud for some years now and, while we may look back at 2016 as a year of growing enterprise cloud adoption, 2017 is likely to be the year when hybrid clouds really enter the mainstream. Cloud is no longer “optional” for enterprises looking to remain competitive: with businesses demanding ever-greater agility from their IT functions and with data growth continuing to explode at an alarming rate, more and more IT departments are looking to move critical IT services to a combination of private and public cloud.
By Manek Dubash
Survey after survey has revealed that, despite torrents of digital opportunities, enterprises are experiencing threats to both business success and the credibility of their IT organisations because they struggle to respond to those opportunities quickly enough. A solution to this existential dilemma exists — in the cloud.
By David H Deans
Information technology advances are transforming the way we innovate in business, thereby disrupting the old guard and their predictable status quo. It’s creating global market turbulence. Industries are converging, and new opportunities and threats are emerging, like never before.
So, how are savvy CIOs leading this transition?
Over the last year, the role of hybrid cloud has grown in importance; an ever-increasing number of organisations are realising that there is no singular universal IT solution, and that to meet the needs of all its stakeholders, internally and externally, they must embrace a variety of different technologies.
Organisations are turning to managed services to assure application performance in hybrid clouds.