Beschikbaarheid, maar dan anders [NL]

Bij grote organisaties is beschikbaarheid een belangrijk thema, zeker in het geval van klantgerichte toepassingen. Bij een migratie van een on-premise omgeving naar de cloud kan de beschikbaarheid op verschillende manieren worden gegarandeerd. Voor benadering wordt gekozen hangt af van het beoogde migratiepad.

Cloud all-in [NL]

Featured on Computable.nl on January 20, 2014. Als ik zo de balans opmaak van de vele bedrijven waar ik in 2013 mee heb mogen werken kan ik concluderen dat de grote verandering echt heeft ingezet. Waar 2011 en 2012 nog de jaren waren van het experimenteren met cloud diensten, lijkt 2013 het jaar te zijn…

8 IBM White Papers on Cloud not to be missed.

The new year is approaching so it’s “create your list” time so it seems. In my blog post Big Data “as a Service”, featured on The Atlantic, I stated that “Insight + Hindsight = Foresight”, so I’ll take a different approach to making my own list here.

Cloud does not take all!

Let’s set the record straight, cloud computing can mean a whole lot for your business but is not a ‘magic sauce’ you pour over your current IT environment that makes all your problems go away. Similar as with outsourcing, as an organization you need to know what you’re doing with your IT and retain architectural…

BigData “as a Service”

Originally written for and posted on TheAtlantic.com. IBM estimates that 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years. Greater use of the inherent benefits of cloud such as responsiveness and flexibility will be essential to how organizations manage and apply that data. Gartner, for example, estimates that, by 2016, 50%…

Consumerization of IT (macro trend 2 of 3)

Back in September 2009, the Burton Group (acquired by Gartner in January 2010) posted three predictions for the year to come. Three macro trends were determined and detailed: externalization of IT, consumerization of IT, and democratization of IT. This blog post discusses consumerization of IT; the previous posting was about externalization; a follow up post…

Externalization of IT (macro trend 1 of 3)

Back in September 2009, the Burton Group (acquired by Gartner in January 2010) posted three predictions for the year to come. Three macro trends were determined and detailed: externalization of IT, consumerization of IT, and democratization of IT. This blog post discusses externalization of IT; two follow up posts will cover the second and third…

Externalization, Consumerization and Democratization of IT

Back in September 2009 Burton Group, acquired by Gartner in January 2010, posted three predictions for the year to come. Let’s visit these predictions and see where we stand. Burton Group specified three macro trends: externalization of IT, consumerization of IT, and democratization of IT. All of the categories are still relevant in current IT…