Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing’

Steps to Create a Cloud Computing Center of Excellence

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. In general, a center of excellence (CoE) is a team of experts whose mission is to provide the organization best practices, guidance, and governance around a specific practice field. Establishing a CoE is often a first step to introduce […]

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A Strategist and an Analyst walk into a Cloud with Containers

Editor’s Note: This guest blog post comes courtesy of E.G. Nadhan, Chief Technology Strategist at Red Hat.  I met Forrester Analyst, Dave Bartoletti during the Industry Analyst Cloud Strategy and Networking Event in Dallas earlier this year where Bartoletti shared his perspective on best practices on transforming to containers and predictions for the future of […]

There Was Something For Everyone At HIMSS 2019

With more than 45,000 in attendance this year, #HIMSS19 dared to enlighten us on what’s on the horizon in healthcare. This year’s conference was as expansive as ever. There were topics for everyone, including AI, wearables, telehealth, patient engagement, genomics, interoperability, and data & analytics, and Women in Health IT. What was your favorite part […]

Security in the Age of Cloud Computing – Steps to Take

Last month I discussed the importance of ensuring you address security concerns as you migrate services to the cloud. Security, in my opinion, is the most important responsibility of an IT organization. The good news is that cloud services have matured to the point that they typically provide very secure environments, sometimes even more secure than […]

Real-time Machine Learning in Azure

In the war of cloud computing, AWS is currently the undisputed leader but Microsoft Azure seems to be chipping away at AWS’ lead with every passing quarter. While Google Cloud offers impressive tools as well, it is struggling to keep pace with Azure. This could be traced to Microsoft’s longer tenure in the enterprise market. […]

Red Hat Honors Perficient as Rising Star Partner of the Year

We are proud to announce that Red Hat has chosen Perficient, a Red Hat Premier Partner, as the winner of its Rising Star Partner of the Year Award. The announcement was made yesterday at the Red Hat North America Partner Conference, taking place October 9-11 in National Harbor, Maryland. Red Hat is the world’s leading […]

The Business Case Justification for PaaS

Within the cloud delivery models Platform as a Service (PaaS), the model providing the facilities for full life cycle application development, has a smaller overall market share than IaaS or SaaS. However, the PaaS growth rate is accelerating with Gartner predicting a 26% PaaS growth rate to reach $15 billion by the end of 2018. […]

AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate

“CIOs expect to shift 21% of their company’s applications to a public cloud this year, and 46% by 2020, according to a report by Morgan Stanley.” Intro Recently, I attended a webinar on “Cloud Migration”. It was a joint presentation by folks from AWS and Chef. It touched on two key areas – “migration to […]

Trend Tuesday: Cloud Predictions for 2018

Though many think the rise of cloud is a forgone conclusion, there is still tremendous room for growth especially as we head into 2018. Here are some of the top predictions we found combing the web for cloud predictions in the New Year. Prediction #1: Hybrid Cloud Continues to Accelerate Mixing and matching cloud services […]

Trend Tuesday: Cloud Moves Ahead in 2018

Cloud now represents a substantial portion of IT in most organizations, but there is still more room for growth. As new software solutions emerge in low-code, DevOps, and automation, their requirement for cloud support results in increased cloud investment. Research firm IDC understands the continued importance of cloud and recently released their predictions for cloud […]

Trends Tuesday: Factors Preventing Cloud Adoption

According to IDC, cloud growth is expected to continue growing through 2021 at a compound annual growth rate of 21%. While industry watchers assume that cloud is an afterthought, some organizational leaders are skeptical, preferring to go other routes in their pursuit of innovation. In our conversations with customers, this skepticism originates from a few […]

How to Leverage the Cloud for the Holiday Rush

In just three short weeks, shoppers will begin the process of buying gifts for the holiday season. Unlike years past where many stood in line to buy their gifts, this year’s process will happen online. More than ever, consumers are taking charge of their own shopping experiences by using various channels to help them get […]

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