Cloud Adoption

Keeping Your Cloud Transformation Moving Forward


Cloud transformations are often referred to as “journeys,” with starting points and reasonably well-defined destinations. They begin with assessments, plans, foundational initiatives and workload migrations. The journeys do not officially have an endpoint, but successful ones do eventually arrive at a place where organizations fully embrace automation, and follow a right mix approach, where cloud […]

Using the Cloud to Drive Patient Outcomes in New Zealand


The Canterbury District Health Board, in Christchurch, provides healthcare to more than 500,000 residents – 12 percent of the population on New Zealand’s South Island. It is a critical resource for the region, overseeing emergency services and general healthcare needs for a large, mostly rural area known for its agriculture, manufacturing, fishing, forestry and tourism. Several years […]

Rethink Analytics: Don’t Be Fooled By Cloud Washing Copy


The choices facing today’s enterprise executives are far more complex than whether to adopt cloud or not – that is mostly decided. The question is how to do it well. In particular, are the tools they are using to monitor performance and security truly built to run and scale in their cloud environment. Many vendors […]

[Podcast] Best Practices for Refactoring Applications in the Cloud


We’ve been through several major technology paradigm shifts – from mainframe to client server to internet to, now, cloud. Cloud has given people the opportunity to refactor applications, which means different things to different people: From a minor change, akin to a chef adjusting ingredients in a seasoning, to a major shift like heart surgery. […]

Provisioning Speed in the Cloud


There is a plethora of benefits to be gained from utilizing public cloud computing. Whether cost savings, improved security or increased agility is your primary driver, there are many additional compelling reasons to make the move to public cloud. To us, one of the most important value-adds of the cloud is speed — specifically, speed […]