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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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Private Cloud and Hot Tubs

by Thomas Bittman  |  February 28, 2012

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...

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Going Laptopless

by Thomas Bittman  |  April 5, 2011

I'm a knowledge worker. I'm in Copenhagen, on business. My laptop is in Connecticut. And I'm OK with that. Now let me preface this by saying as an analyst, I...

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Embracing the Blur

by Thomas Bittman  |  February 9, 2011

We're having an interesting discussion inside of Gartner (due credit to Neil MacDonald, Lydia Leong, Cameron Haight and David Cearley for the ideas in this post – I hope they...

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