Thomas Bittman

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Hybrid Cloud is Three Years Behind Private Cloud

by Tom Bittman  |  October 24, 2013  |  3 Comments

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 since the concept was first publicly discussed in 2008. While it isn’t mainstream yet, many enterprises have deployed something, and have plans to expand. Market [...]

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Mind the Gap: Here Comes Hybrid Cloud

by Tom Bittman  |  September 24, 2012  |  18 Comments

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 from remotely managed appliances to a mix of virtual and non-virtual servers to traditional applications using cloud services, and everything in between. So what is [...]

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Top Five Private Cloud Computing Trends, 2012

by Tom Bittman  |  March 22, 2012  |  16 Comments

Private cloud computing continues to heat up, and there are several key trends defining private cloud computing in 2012: 1) Real Deployments: We’ll see about a 10X increase in private cloud deployments in 2012. Enterprises will find where private cloud makes sense, and where it’s completely over-hyped. We’ll see successes – and there will also [...]

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Private Cloud and Hot Tubs

by Tom Bittman  |  February 28, 2012  |  3 Comments

Sitting in my hot tub with my wife in central Wisconsin in February made me think about private cloud computing. Why? I was perfectly comfortable where I was, but I knew that eventually I was going to need to get out and make a run across the deck through below-freezing temperatures. I was going to [...]

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