Workload mobility and the need to maintain SLAs will be a defining feature of Unbounded IT and it is in the sphere of Cyber and Information security where I think the business will first force IT to reevaluate some its most deeply held dogmas and static thinking.
The hype and excitement around cloud computing continues to rise in leaps and bounds across the world with attention coming from all quarters. The move though hasn’t been fast enough and there still...
The “Cloud” is a technology that provides incredible convenience and flexibility. In fact, because of the cloud, I’m able to write this from the coffee house I’m at with two of my friends where we sometimes go to work. I love coffee houses, they’re where I seem to get my best work done. Working in these public spaces is a growing trend for remote employees and entrepreneurs. For many of us, it’s great to get out of the confines of our sometimes stifling home offices and venture out into the world to get our work done, in a new setting, with other people. It doesn’t surprise me any more to see every single table around me occupied by people who would otherwise be working from home. These people, like myself, need to get out of our caves and interact with the rest of the world. And we’re able to do this because of the cloud.
Over the past year Microsoft has introduced major new disaster recovery capabilities in Azure. Services like Azure Site Recovery make it easy to replicate on-premises workloads to the cloud and implement a true hybrid cloud solution.
It’s said that there’s no such thing as bad publicity, and with the recent EU-USA Safe Harbor saga, this is definitely the case. It has got a lot of media attention and has caused a lot or people to panic. However, now that it’s headline news, people are sitting-up and taking notice of where their data actually is.