A new study by RightScale found that many business executives are now viewing the cloud as a strategic necessity, rather than a competitive advantage.
Cloud hosting services are finally catching up to the hype surrounding the technology, as more decision-makers invest in public and private cloud models to enhance efficiency and reduce IT complexity.
A new survey by CA Technologies revealed that North American businesses are choosing the private cloud over its public counterpart.
If an organization is postponing or neglecting deploying the cloud for whatever reason, it is likely being outperformed by competitive firms that are leveraging the technology.
The private cloud has recently been receiving a lot of negative attention, which is not necessarily fair or accurate, according to an InfoWorld report by David Linthicum.
One of the most challenging aspects of migrating to cloud computing environments is determining which underlying technology will power the hosted services.
A new survey by software vendor Sage found that mobile and cloud technologies will continue to be an investment priority for Australian business over the next 12 months.
Cloud technologies are being implemented on a global scale with the private cloud often taking on more importance than its public counterpart.
Small and medium-sized businesses continue to adopt virtualization and cloud technologies to enhance disaster preparedness.
In 2011, roughly one-third of overall IT budgets were allocated for cloud managed servers, up from slightly more than one-quarter in 2010,VMware's Global Cloud Adoption survey said, according to a Tech Week Europe report.
If big Data and analytic programs are to be successful, organizations need to plan ahead and get support from C-level executives.