Latest cloud computing report shows benefits exceed expectations
A report from CA Technologies, entitled ‘Cloud Succeeds. Now What?’ has revealed that, for many companies polled, their cloud solutions have been more successful than they were expecting. And for companies experienced with cloud, the report notes that more sophisticated systems are being demanded, such as end-to-end automation, more flexible service-level management and – the big one – the ability to flip between CSPs.
Cloud doesn’t instantly equal increased organisation, says survey
You’ve adopted the cloud, got a high level of storage and moved a lot of apps in – but you’re still not getting as much work done as you thought. That’s the alarming case with more than half of respondents to an Oracle-conducted survey entitled ‘Cloud for Business Managers: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly’.
Is Adobe embracing the cloud a sign of the times?
Adobe, at the annual “MAX” event, has completely re-branded the companies most well-known Creative products which consists of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Premiere Pro. Each will now gain a CC moniker (e.g. Photoshop CC) which represents “Creative Cloud”.
Experience key to exploiting cloud value, says new report
Albert Einstein once said that the only source of knowledge is experience. And in terms of cloud computing, the latest report from RightScale, subtitled “How cloud maturity unlocks cloud value” emphasises that to a tee. The key theme running through the research was that the more time you spend on cloud, the more revenue you'll get out of it in the long run.
Cloud-based contact centres taking hold thanks to ROI
Research by Nucleus aims to highlight the ROI of cloud-based contact centres - so just how are businesses improving customer service thanks to the cloud?
Is the CFO the last man standing when it comes to the cloud?
While corporations have embraced cloud technology for everything from customer relationship management to recruitment, one area of the business has lagged behind. CFOs and treasurers are often slower to bring their systems into the cloud than their colleagues across the business; so what's holding them back and how could they benefit from cloud technology?
The cloud for live sports: From blue-sky to real world
Many broadcast experts believe that live sports and news programming have driven much of the broadcast production innovation we see today. The demand for high-quality, low latency video delivered at maximum speed, accelerated ongoing advancements in digital workflows enjoyed by many broadcast sectors.
Latest US research shows proliferation of hybrid clouds
A survey of over 800 US-based IT decision makers from Virtustream in conjunction with independent cloud research firm Neovise has revealed that over half of US enterprise are using cloud computing in one form or another. 54% of those surveyed said they were in the cloud, which certainly indicates an uptake in US adoption. But it's the statistics on hybrid cloud usage and strategy which garnered the most interest...
Putting 5 cloud myths and misunderstandings to bed
Organisations and governments are still largely digesting what they’ve heard about cloud computing, sifting through the benefits, and weighing up the “fear, uncertainty and doubt” concerning its impact on businesses and services. But what is true and very real is the impact it's having on how services are being created - and how seriously corporate IT is taking it.
Cloud one of the five IT “game-changers” in latest survey
Communications provider CommScope has released a report, entitled the 2013 Global Enterprise Survey, to assess which aspects of IT were changing the paradigm for organisations around the world – and found that cloud computing and enterprise mobility were the biggest tickets on the list.