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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Future of IT Sourcing Negotiations

IT Sourcing

By Alex Veytsel – One of the panels I most regret missing at Data Center Dynamics annual London show last week, where our CEO spoke was a discussion of the future of data centers in 10-20 years. Fortunately I got to participate in the prep session for it in the speaker’s lounge, where brilliant folks like Ian … Continued

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CSRHub

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Scores Will Drive Triple Bottom Line in IT, Data-Center Supplier Choice SANTA MONICA, CALIF. May 16, 2012 – RampRate Sourcing Advisors, the premier sourcing advisor for IT infrastructure and cloud computing, has integrated CSRHub’s corporate-social-responsibility scores into its proprietary SPY Index decision hub, enriching it so that IT decision makers can … Continued

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Key Cloud Migration Decisions

cloud computing

Most legacy applications have implicit assumptions about operating systems, hardware, geography, latency, throughput, scalability, governance, access rights, monitoring and other aspects that must be carefully addressed before deploying to the public cloud. by Alex Veytsel, Steve Lerner and Tony Greenberg as published by Microsoft TechNet  When faced with the many opportunities afforded by a cloud … Continued

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