Tag Archives : #cloud

ATN Infographic: Cloud and a ‘flood of savings’ for SMBs

InsightaaS: In the lates installment of our more or less weekly series of infographics, we visit Cloud Tweaks and find an infographic (sourced from CAD vendor Autodesk) on how cloud delivers a “flood of sving$” for SMBs. It isn’t actually possible to represent all of the ways that cloud can benefit SMBs in a single [...]

Gartner: The Top 10 Cloud Myths

InsightaaS: Gartner Group is universally recognized as the most authoritative analyst firm in the IT industry; the company isn’t always right in its forecasts, but its pronouncements always carry weight amongst technology buyers and sellers alike. The “Top 10 Cloud Myths” post provides an illustration of Gartner’s market power. The ‘myths’ themselves are well short [...]

Public cloud rumblings gathering force

Using GE’s decision to shift to public cloud as an important anecdotal marker and market data from a number of research houses as quantitative evidence of the public future, in the article below, Kevin Fogarty examines strategies adopted by several of the large IT vendors to capture the coming wave. From software providers looking for [...]

Kevin Fogarty, freelance IT journalist and frequent contributor to InsightaaS

Me + Many: Cost Considerations of Cloud Hosting

InsightaaS: Social media can be an amazing connector. Last week, one of our twitter accounts registered a new follower, Gary Smart of Australia. After a quick check, we followed him back, and looked at his brand-new, one-post-only-so-far blog, Me+Many. The post itself was on cost considerations of cloud hosting, which happened to be the subject [...]

Joe McKendrick: Unraveling the confusion about PaaS

InsightaaS:  ZDNet has assembled an enviable roster of knowledgeable IT commentators, including Joe McKendrick, whose “Service Oriented” blog provides a thoughtful perspective on IT management issues. The post featured today is actually the second in an informal series: the first (“PaaS may not be ready for the enterprise, at least this year”) highlighted seven issues [...]