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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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Cloud Computing Requires Brokers - And Carrots

by Thomas Bittman  |  February 20, 2015

I can use a credit card and get services up and running within a very short amount of time from a cloud provider. Why would I want to use a...

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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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Look ma no perimeter!

by Joerg Fritsch  |  February 16, 2014

In October 2013 I was very surprised when I read that the Jericho Forum had declared success and chose to “sunset”. A statement published by The Open Group ( declares...

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Summer of Cloud Incidents

by Jay Heiser  |  September 25, 2013

Although the actual events took place at widely varying times, the summer of 2013 has witnessed the public release of 3 major 'inappropriate use of the cloud' incidents. On July...

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Who Is Liable, and For How Much, When Your Third Party Isn’t Available?

by Business Continuity  |  February 4, 2013

Friday’s Bank of America outage reminded me of an increasingly frequent question we receive on third party liability due to an operating outage.  The use of cloud service providers is...

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Superstorm Sandy: November 1, 2012 Gartner Blog Post Summary #Sandy

by Business Continuity  |  November 1, 2012

One of the things I take seriously as a part of my job is making it easy for Gartner clients to get access to our research in a timely manner....

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