Public cloud services are a strategic weapon for CIOs. More than a way to cease operating data centers, the public cloud offers CIOs the ability to focus on strategic projects aimed at boosting the bottom line.“As organizations pursue new IT architectures and operating philosophies, they put in place a foundation for new opportunities in digital business,” said Gartner analyst Ed Anderson in a blog post in January.Whether that means building a mobile app or analyzing data to strengthen customer engagement, these shifts signal how strategic the public cloud has become. But CIOs also view cloud as a platform for building software faster by embracing agile and DevOps.Thanks to enterprises’ emerging “cloud-first” strategies, spending on IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) will grow from $39.5 billion in 2019 to $63 billion through 2021, Gartner says. … [Read more...] about Public cloud: Real-world examples of strategic success
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Public cloud expansion will continue to see double digit growth over the next five years according to IDC. Making the public cloud interoperable with on-premises solutions needs to be part of your hybrid cloud strategy for secondary data workloads. Legacy solutions, however weren’t architected with the cloud in mind. They require use of cloud gateways and don’t scale well in the cloud. Cohesity integrates with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform to extend your on-premises data protection solution to these public cloud services. Our built-in cloud capabilities give you flexibility to use the cloud for multiple use cases. Download the solution brief for more details. … [Read more...] about Bringing Enterprise-Grade Capabilities to the Public Cloud for Secondary Data
The public cloud has had a major impact on how organisations of all sizes receive IT services. Some organisations use private clouds, either on-premises or outsourced to a service provider. But with public clouds enjoying widespread adoption, when would you use a private cloud, and are there any advantages in doing so? Can the private cloud keep up with the public cloud providers to offer the kinds of services, security and scale you need? Let’s take a look at cloud evolution and considerations for the future.The first generation of public cloudElasticity and self-service were huge benefits of the first-generation public clouds, which emerged in 2006. Developers could spin up a new application by themselves, quickly and with very little expense on the public cloud. If the application drew more demand, they could scale up the service automatically. The first set of workloads developed for the public cloud were consumer applications such as Netflix and Dropbox.It’s difficult … [Read more...] about Private v. public cloud: Can the private cloud keep up?
LG CNS has partnered with Megazone Cloud, South Korea's largest public cloud vendor, to expand its cloud business, the company announced. Megazone Cloud, an AWS Premier Partner, boasts around 900 customers with revenue of 220 billion won (US$195 million), the largest for a public cloud firm in South Korea. LG CNS said the two companies will share personnel and research, sell cloud platforms together, and also collaborate in expanding abroad. They will combine LG CNS's large-scale cloud competence with Megazone Cloud's public cloud service to clinch government and conglomerate clients in South Korea first. LG CNS last month won the order from Korean Air to move its entire enterprise management system to the cloud. The company, which manages IT systems for its sister firms such as LG Electronics, has rebranded its enterprise offerings in August to stream line its businesses. It is also partnering with startups and small to mid-sized enterprises. Last month, it announced a … [Read more...] about LG CNS partners with Megazone Cloud in public cloud
Targeting five enterprise markets segments – property, retail, insurance, government agency, and independent software vendor (ISV) – with a customization strategy that enables customers to design their own cloudsystem with support from highly qualified service team skillful in the applications of leading technology vendors. All these services have been offered to more than 30 organizational customers through their business partners who represent a solid platform for becoming a market leader in the public cloud market in Thailand within three years, SiS said in a press statement. Somchai Sittichaisrichart, Managing Director of SiS Distribution (Thailand) Public Company Limited., said, "According to IDC data, it is forecasted that worldwide public cloud service spending this year would reach 160 billion US dollars (or around five trillion baht), up 23.2% from 2017. In Thailand, it is estimated that cloud service and data center market would grow 35%, … [Read more...] about SiS joins forces with Interlink Telecom introducing cloud service business