Julian TroakeAuthor

September 10, 2014 - 4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud Steps 3 and 4 – Identifying Target Applications and Migration to the Cloud

Julian Troake

Identifying Target Applications and Migration to the CloudThe best way to start cloud application deployment is to begin with the simplest migrations. Workloads that have little or no dependency on other applications are ideal, for example databases and applications used in test and development. Continue reading “4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud Steps 3 and 4 – Identifying Target Applications and Migration to the Cloud”

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September 4, 2014 - Top 5 Benefits of Cloud Storage and Backup

Satyendra Pasalapudi

Top-5-Benefits-of-Cloud-Storage-and-BackupMany businesses are using the cloud for storage and backup. Cloud storage is nothing but a remote storage location which can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. Apart from increasing efficiency and reducing costs, cloud storage offers many benefits such as: Continue reading “Top 5 Benefits of Cloud Storage and Backup”

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September 2, 2014 - 4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud Step 2 – Assessing Your Cloud Application Workloads

Julian Troake

Once the classification of applications is completed, each application needs to be evaluated using the following criteria:

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August 28, 2014 - 4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud Step 1 – Application Classification

Julian Troake

The first step towards building a successful roadmap to the cloud is to prepare an inventory of your current business applications. Once the inventory is complete, these applications may be classified into the following 7 broad categories. This helps with the prioritization of application workloads for migration to the cloud. It also helps you understand the time, effort, and cost involved in cloud migration for each application.

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August 26, 2014 - 4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud

Julian Troake

IT is a business enabler, and cloud computing has become an increasingly significant solution for IT as it helps the organization meet its core business goals. This is due to the cloud’s elasticity, scalability and virtually instant availability. In a series of five blog posts, I’ll describe the four vital steps for a successful migration of application workloads to the cloud.

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August 21, 2014 - How to Make Big Data Work for You

Satyendra Pasalapudi

How_to_Make_Big_Data_Work_for_YouEnterprises across the globe are quickly adopting big data analytics to identify patterns and enable better decision making. Getting actionable insight helps organizations to improve decision making, utilize opportunities, minimize risks, and drive down costs. However, it is important to have a well-defined strategy, and a robust supporting infrastructure for a successful big data transition. Continue reading “How to Make Big Data Work for You”