Category Archives: – Cloud – Generic Papers

The Cost of Using the Public Cloud

An Evaluator Group TCO Analysis Comparing AWS and VxRail. For many companies, the appeal of the public cloud is very real. For tech startups, the cloud may be their only option, since many don’t have the capital or expertise to build and operate the IT systems their businesses need. Existing […]

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Public Cloud Scalability for Enterprise Applications

Adopting the public cloud enables developers access to the latest and greatest tools and services needed to build and deploy applications on instantly available infrastructure. The general focus of this eBook is centered around Amazon Web Services (AWS). Additionally, I explore how enterprise adoption and organizational transformation using public cloud […]

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Cloud Computing: Making the Right Choice for Your Organization

95 percent of businesses use cloud technology, and Gartner says that by 2020, “a corporate ‘no-cloud’ policy will be as rare as a ‘no-internet’ policy is today.” In this article, we briefly explore each cloud solution type and provide insight into SUSE cloud solutions that can help organizations move more […]

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Making the Connection: The Path to Cloud PLM

Cloud computing is in a stage of rapid growth, with public cloud computing services exploding by 500% since 2011. As companies have come to understand the advantages of this technology—from customer relationship management to human capital management and financial technology—cloud services have spread into every industry.  The adoption of PLM […]

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3 Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud

Learn why open source means the end of vendor lock-in and true cloud portability. Analysts predict massive growth in software defined storage in the coming year — and with solid reasoning. The capacity to pool storage across different arrays and applications is the latest wave in virtualization and is expected […]

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4 Economic Benefits of Hosted Private Cloud

From resource rightsizing and flexible scaling, to new capabilities and freedom for IT teams, here’s why private cloud hosting is a winning infrastructure alternative. Hosted private clouds are an increasingly popular alternative to on-premise data centers and other Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) options like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft […]

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The Business Case for the Higher Education Cloud

The significance of technology in higher education has changed dramatically over the past decade. The rise of mobile, social and analytic technologies is forcing institutions to rethink their business models from the ground up. Institutions at all ends of the spectrum clearly need to embrace fundamental changes in their most […]

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Why Fast-Growing Companies Leave Quickbooks and Adopt Cloud Financials

For many businesses, QuickBooks is a good accounting system when starting out. But is it the right choice to fuel the next stage of your organisation’s growth? Download this white paper for a look at why fast-growing organizations have upgraded from QuickBooks to accelerate growth. Discover the telltale signs that […]

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Cloud Transformation Demystified — Cloud Edition 2017

Subscribe to the small business trends digital magazine. These days everybody seems to be talking about the “cloud.” And it’s no surprise why. The cloud market opportunity is estimated at over $3 trillion. The world’s premier technology companies, including Microsoft, are transitioning their products toward a cloud-based model. Why? Because […]

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5 Ways to Reap the Benefits of Bringing E-Discovery to the Cloud

Keeping in-house e-discovery costs in check is a constant balancing act. Complex litigation and regulatory matters, along with pressure to streamline operational spending, create an expensive reality. According to a study from FTI Consulting, the majority of Fortune 1000 corporations now spend $5-10 million annually on e-discovery with 70% of […]

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Servers, Servers, Everywhere: How the Hybrid Cloud Changes the Game for Security

Examine the dynamics of the hybrid cloud, and the challenges that organizations are facing as they adopt the latest technologies. The hybrid cloud includes physical, virtual, cloud and container workloads, with new technologies like serverless functions introducing new complexity in the way that your organization operates. While embracing new technologies […]

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Securing Agility: Best Practices for Harnessing and Securing Hybrid Clouds

Understanding the Business, Organizational, and Technical Dimensions of Securing Hybrid Clouds. Hybrid clouds represent the new normal for data centers, which, in turn, warrants a new security model—one that is grounded in an understanding about what is different about cloud infrastructure. Given strong adoption of cloud services, a strategy for […]

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Enterprising Moves for Cloud ERP

Enterprises need modern business solutions for modern business needs – and they’re not getting them from legacy on premise providers. These companies need to be able to operate in real-time, adapting quickly to meet both new challenges and fresh opportunities. With cloud ERP, the pain points are taken away. Upgrades […]

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Host Your Web Site in the Cloud ($29 Value FREE For a Limited Time)

This eBook is your step-by-step guide to this revolutionary approach to hosting and managing your web applications. Cloud computing gives you the tools you need to prepare and cope with a traffic onslaught. You'll have the confidence to withstand a traffic surge without melting your servers or sending you into […]

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Cloud Data Warehousing for Dummies

Discover how your organization can tap the power of massive amounts of data conveniently and affordably to enhance efficiency and transform raw data into valuable business intel. As an executive, manager, or analyst, you’re well aware that knowledge is power and that data properly analyzed on a timely basis provides […]

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Cloud E-Discovery -The Right Solution for a Modern Approach

Learn how advances in cloud technology are creating many new opportunities for legal and IT teams looking for the best approach to e-discovery and how to gain a strategic advantage. With the expectation on legal and technical teams to take a greater role in driving favorable outcomes for business objectives, […]

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Inside Enterprise-Class Security for the Legal Cloud

Key principles for making SaaS applications exceed security requirements demanded by corporate legal departments. This technical paper will look into the state-of-the-art approaches to security such as complete system logging and encryption protocols, as well as services offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Such approaches can ensure system and data integrity […]

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Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky

Cloud adoption grows. Concerns remain. Over 90% of companies now use the cloud, yet IT is clearly struggling to secure these services. What’s alarming is that, as trust in public clouds grows, more sensitive data is being stored there, potentially exposing your enterprise. In fact, half of all organizations report […]

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