Tag: #Cloud

The Cloud is big business

The Cloud is big business International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts by 2016, there will be an 11% shift of IT budget away from traditional in-house IT delivery, toward various versions of cloud computing as a new delivery model.  By 2017, 35% of new applications will use cloud-enabled, continuous delivery and enabled by faster DevOps life cycles to streamline roll-out of new features and business innovation. Source: 2015-2017 Forecast: Cloud Computing to Skyrocket, Rule IT Delivery. By 2018, IDC forecasts that public cloud spending will more than double to $127.5 billion. This forecast is broken down as follows: $82.7 billion in… Read More

An Explanation of the Cloud

The “Cloud” is such a trendy, heavily used buzz term this days, but do you really understand the cloud and can you explain it? What is it? Do you need it? If someone were to ask you what the cloud is, you could simply just quote this Wikipedia article on cloud computing: Cloud computing, also known as on-demand computing, is a kind of Internet-based computing, where shared resources, data and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand. It is a model for enabling ubiquitous, on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources. Cloud computing and storage solutions… Read More