This week, we offer some news and blogs of interest for service providers and telcos. Hybrid cloud has really taken off, multi-cloud is complex to manage, cloud management deals validate adoption – oh and AWS had a birthday and was dumped in the same week. Read why how to choose the best cloud for your app, Verizon’s new cloud services path or continued security concerns.
Three hybrid cloud management issues and how to tackle them
Hybrid cloud gives enterprises the best of private and public cloud worlds. But effective management starts with addressing three key issues.
With the ability to combine private cloud and public cloud services with orchestration between the two, hybrid cloud gives enterprises the best of both worlds. But to fully realize the benefits of hybrid cloud, it’s important to implement hybrid cloud management practices that address three key issues: security, account management and billing, and resource provisioning. Read more at Search Cloud Computing.
Management Complexity In The Multi-cloud
Organizations are turning to the public, hybrid and multi-cloud to accelerate digital transformation. A 2015 Oxford Economics Survey entitled ‘The Cloud Grows Up’ shows that 69 percent of global business leader and IT executive respondents planned to make moderate to heavy cloud investments over the next three years; not only to save money, but to enter new markets and develop new products, services, lines of business and business models fast.Read more at TechWeek Europe.
Hybrid Cloud Versus Multi-Cloud
As we continue our weekly discussions on one key topic—all things related to the hybrid cloud—I think it’s about time to address one simple question. What is a hybrid cloud approach? One might think this is an obvious question; one that has an obvious answer, but think again.
As it turns out, there’s quite a few people and markets out there who interpret hybrid cloud as a strategy wherein they consume resources from multiple cloud vendors, sometimes redundant to one another and sometimes splitting risk. Such resources might include infrastructure, platform and software services, security, and on-demand management, just to name a few. But that’s not a hybrid cloud. It’s actually a multi-cloud. Read more.
Cloud management deals validate enterprise adoption
As enterprises look to maintain consistency across multiple platforms, legacy vendors see cloud management as a way to remain relevant. Cisco’s latest acquisition punctuates a string of deals by legacy vendors that see a future where IT shops rely on multiple public clouds. Read more at Search Cloud Computing.
Happy Birthday! Amazon Web Services Turns 10
It’s a big day for the world’s top public cloud platform. Here’s a look at where AWS began and what it’s become. They grow up so fast!
Amazon Web Services turned 10 years old on March 14. In that one quick decade it’s grown from a fledgling in-house startup into the world’s leading public cloud platform. Let’s take a look at how the wee little newborn that joined the IT world in 2006 grew into the multi-billion-dollar juggernaut AWS is today. Read more at ChannelPro Network.
Why Dropbox dropped Amazon’s cloud
Amazon just got dumped by DropBox.
At first it seemed the relationship would last forever. A rapidly growing cloud storage startup relies on Amazon Web Services’ cloud for most of its infrastructure needs, allowing Dropbox’s engineers to focus on its product and not investing in costly infrastructure to run it. Read more at Network World.