August 6, 2012
The U.S. Government and Accountability Office has been tracking the progress of a "cloud-first" mandate proposed by the Office of Management and Budget. While headway has been made, agencies are falling behind some deadlines. Read more…
July 30, 2010
Outside of cost, one of the most frequently cited reasons governing cloud adoption is the notion of agility. However, if this is a major factor in decisions, there is relatively scant information about how to define or classify what agility means or entails in the cloud. Read more…
June 7, 2010
In a recent address, Microsoft's Manager for Azure stated that the cloud platform had around 10,000 customers and far more users. This revelation sheds light on broader cloud adoption but more specifically, allows companies to evaluate how clouds are being deployed and permits cloud vendors to determine routes to converting new users. Read more…
May 17, 2010
Drive reliability and bandwidth will limit cloud adoption--a problem that may never get solved. Bandwidth will get cheaper, but drive reliability hasn't improved much, and data will likely continue to grow faster than bandwidth Read more…
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