Mini Episode

May 3, 2016 – Original article  MINI-EPISODE –  HOW TO THINK WHEN $100M’S ARE ON THE LINE | TONY GREENBERG CEO OF RAMPRATE We’re trying something a little different this week. In addition to our normal, full-length interview we’re doing a mini-episode with highlights of our favourite moments of interviews. So if you want the … Continued

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DatacenterDynamics

How can hosting, colocation and cloud managed services providers position themselves to best enable digital enterprise transformation?   1.  For a while the idea of a hosting provider as a strategic partner seemed dead. Differentiated providers in co-lo had trouble retaining their margins, half the cloud market indexed Amazon’s rates, and the market seemed destined … Continued

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DatacenterDynamics

Digital enterprise transformation is real and here now. What role do colocation and cloud service providers play in enabling customer’s business innovation strategies? A special CEO keynote panel at the DCD as-a-Service conference will explore whether and how service providers can best support digital business innovation efforts by enterprise CIO customers. The as-a-Service conference and … Continued

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Data Localization Law

Russian Data Center & Cloud Market Update – Addressing Russia’s Data Sovereignty Laws ARE YOU IN COMPLIANCE WITH GLOBAL DATA SOVEREIGNTY LAWS? RUSSIA, TURKEY & OTHERS? If you’re providing services to people in Russia, store some personal data, and are not an airline, you have until September 1, 2015 to move that data to a … Continued

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Infrastructure Optimization

An ITBM Primer According to ITBM leader Apptio: “Modern IT leaders use facts to collaborate on the tradeoffs needed to maximize business value. Cost-only conversations become a thing of the past.” Modern IT leaders: Manage CapEx/OpEx, Fixed/Variable, CtB/RtB, Direct/Indirect Manage cost and variance for Plan/Build and Run activities Manage IT internally with these metrics on … Continued

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Cloud Migration Strategy

HyperSource.IT! Call it app modernization as-a-service. For many enterprises it is their “last mile” to the cloud: How to assess and measure the business impact of migrating legacy, e.g., non-virtualized, distributed applications to one or more cloud deployment options. In a previous post, Bulletproof Your Core App Migration to the Cloud: An Essential Readiness Checklist, I presented a … Continued

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