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The messy dilemma of cloud operations

by Lydia Leong  |  September 3, 2020

Responsibility for cloud operations is often a political football in enterprises. Sometimes nobody wants it; it's a toxic hot potato that's apparently coated in developer cooties. Sometimes everybody wants it, and some...

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Hadoop is (still) alive and kicking

by Sanjeev Mohan  |  August 19, 2020

It has been a long time since I blogged and so I joined forces with my colleague and friend Merv Adrian. Here is the first one of the series. It's...

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Tiering self-service by user competence

by Lydia Leong  |  August 10, 2020

A nontrivial chunk of my client conversations are centered on the topic of cloud IaaS/PaaS self-service, and how to deal with development teams (and other technical end-user teams, i.e. data...

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Hunting the Dread Gazebo of Repatriation

by Lydia Leong  |  July 27, 2020

(Confused by the title of this post? Read this brief anecdote.) The myth of cloud repatriation refuses to die, and a good chunk of the problem is that users (and...

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Building multicloud expertise

by Lydia Leong  |  July 16, 2020

Building cloud expertise is hard. Building multicloud expertise is even harder. By "multicloud" in this context, I mean "adopting, within your organization, multiple cloud providers that do something similar" (such...

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Refining the Cloud Center of Excellence

by Lydia Leong  |  July 13, 2020

What sort of org structures work well for helping to drive successful cloud adoption? Every day I talk to businesses and public-sector entities about this topic. Some have been successful....

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Finally, private cloud identical to public cloud

by Lydia Leong  |  July 9, 2020

Digging into my archive of past predictions... In a research note on the convergence of public and private cloud, published almost exactly eight years ago in July 2012, I predicted...

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Outside help can accelerate cloud journeys

by Lydia Leong  |  July 8, 2020

Note: It's been a while since I blogged actively, and I'm attempting to return to writing short-form posts on a regular basis. In my current role within Gartner for Technical...

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The Cloud Wars - Finally?

by Andrew White  |  May 26, 2020

In September 2017 I noted that the real cloud war had not even started: The Battle for the Cloud Has Not Even Started Yet. My thinking had emerged around this...

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Video: The Value of Cloud Services in Times of COVID-19

by Rene Buest  |  March 19, 2020

Cloud computing has been on everyone's lips for many years, and not a day goes by without the media is writing about its growing importance. Tragically, it is now a...

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