The world of business is changing. Disruptive shifts in power are forcing
everyone to question the established status quo. In particular, savvy chief
executives are tasking IT organizations to help create compelling customer
experiences, support new business models and adopt agile operational
That's why the vast majority of IT and business leaders are joining forces on
the organizations’ most pressing commercial needs and wants. They seek an
open and flexible business technology foundation that's an enabler, rather
than an inhibitor, to meaningful and substantive workflow progress.
Forward-thinking executives believe cloud services can empower them to
achieve their strategic business outcomes. Moreover, they want their whole
leadership team to collaborate across the business, developing a
comprehensive IT strategy that utilizes existing infrastructure inv... (more)
The Hybrid Era: Where Is All the Private Cloud?
Enterprise IT has been in the era of Hybrid Cloud for some time now. But it
seems most conversations about Hybrid are focused on integrating AWS,
Microsoft Azure, or Google ECM into existing on-premises systems. Where is
all the Private Cloud? What do technology providers need to do to make their
offerings more compelling? How should enterprise IT executives and buyers
define their focus, needs, and roadmap, and communicate that clearly to the
In this power panel at Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger
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Best Practices in Operating Hybrid Infrastructure That Spans Clouds and the
The pace of innovation, vendor lock-in, production sustainability,
cost-effectiveness, and managing risk... In his session at 18th Cloud Expo,
Dan Choquette, Founder of RackN, will discuss how CIOs are challenged finding
the balance of finding the right tools, technology and operational model that
serves the business the best.
He will discuss how clouds, open source software and infrastructure solutions
have benefits but also drawbacks and how workload and operati... (more)
Clouds are typically classified into four different topologies: private,
public, community and hybrid clouds. Let's focus on hybrid clouds: what are
the use cases that require this topology, what are the challenges, and who
stands to benefit from the hybrid cloud trend?
First off, a definition: A hybrid cloud is a topology in which more than one
cloud infrastructure is utilized to solve a particular problem. Some
In order to generate a monthly report of your customers' stock portfolios,
you need to process some personal information (e.g., name, address, credit
card nu... (more)
"Avere Systems is a hybrid cloud solution provider. We have customers that
want to use cloud storage and we have customers that want to take advantage
of cloud compute," explained Rebecca Thompson, VP of Marketing at Avere
Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9,
2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
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All major researchers estimate there wi... (more)
"We live in a world where companies must take advantage of all of their
resources to succeed and deliver services and apps in an as a service model
regardless of whether they reside in a public or private cloud or on their
existing infrastructure," said IBM Global Technology Services General Manager
for Systems Services Laura Sanders."
Two-thirds of organizations implementing hybrid cloud report they're already
gaining competitive advantage from their hybrid environments and are nearly
three times as likely to use it to assemble data assets or monetize data,
according to finding... (more)