Tag Archives: private cloud

SMAC – Social, mobile, analytics or cloud?

As CIOs begin a fightback against Shadow IT, engaging with line of business to reshape IT departments as internal service providers, Joanne Nelson looks at their technology priorities. Social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies, collectively known as SMAC, have garnered a great deal of media attention over the last 12 months. But is this hype reflected […]

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The Private Cloud – what it is not

A firm definition of the ‘private cloud’ is at best transient and at worst, well, cloudy. Kevin Gruneisen sets out a simpler definition – what a private cloud is not. Microsoft explains on its Technet website that “A private cloud is a cloud that is provisioned and managed on-premises by an organisation. The private cloud […]

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The Private Cloud: How ready is your infrastructure?

Happy New Year from all at CXO Unplugged!  If your organisation is amongst the 80% planning to pursue a private cloud strategy by 2014, assessing the cloud-readiness of your existing infrastructure is a vital first step.  Vince DeLuca takes a look at the 14 technologies that could make or break your private cloud strategy Transitioning […]

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