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Some Perspective on the Explosion of VMs in the Cloud

by Thomas Bittman  |  March 5, 2015

Virtualization was dominated by on-premises enterprise virtualization, and on-premises private clouds were the primary sourcing model for VMs offered as a service - for a few years. Certainly not true...

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Problems Encountered by 95% of Private Clouds

by Thomas Bittman  |  February 5, 2015

In my last blog post, I identified ten reasons private clouds were failing. I consolidated that list to six items (below), and polled attendees at Gartner's Datacenter Conference in Las...

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Why Are Private Clouds Failing?

by Thomas Bittman  |  September 12, 2014

I recently wrote a research note to explain what we've been seeing from our client base. In thousands of interactions, there are very specific patterns for private cloud successes and...

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How to Create a Cloud Strategy That Fails Big!

by Thomas Bittman  |  June 24, 2014

The elephant in the room is - everyone sees a different part of the elephant. Cloud computing is becoming widely adopted, and yet, there are very different schools of thought...

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Hybrid Cloud is Three Years Behind Private Cloud

by Thomas Bittman  |  October 24, 2013

Polls (and inquiries) imply that the hybrid cloud computing trend is almost exactly three years behind private cloud computing. By any measure, private cloud computing has become a major trend...

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In Cloud Strategy, Private or Public is a Red Herring

by Yefim Natis  |  July 29, 2013

Choosing between public and private cloud as a strategic decision is a misleading distraction, a red herring. The strategic and transformative decision is the choosing of the Cloud (or not)....

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Google and Red Hat : an Intriguing Partnership

by Yefim Natis  |  July 5, 2013

JBoss and Google are developing a new Java programming framework: CapeDwarf. The framework duplicates all (with time) Google App Engine Java APIs and implements them using JBoss application server, JBoss Infinispan in-memory...

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Mind the Gap: Here Comes Hybrid Cloud

by Thomas Bittman  |  September 24, 2012

Just when you thought you were starting to understand cloud computing, and private cloud computing, here comes hybrid cloud!  Vendors are already flocking to the term – it means everything...

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My Catalyst Conference Takeaways

by Richard Watson  |  August 29, 2012

I'm just back from my fifth Catalyst conference in San Diego. This was the biggest Catalyst ever, at almost 1800 attendees, proof that Gartner for Technical Professional analysts have something...

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