This Gartner report provides an in-depth analysis of cloud IaaS use cases and specific vendor offerings. Featuring insights, sourcing criteria and evaluation patterns to help you decide where and how to deploy your apps and workloads to the cloud.
The increasing influence business leaders have over the technology decisions of their organisations necessitates a better engagement paths for developing and delivering cloud initiatives with non-IT executives. Interactions with executives shouldn't be geared towards basic education, but towards building new capabilities and new advantages through interconnected technology systems. Learn how to identify these opportunities and communicate them.
Planning and implementing a hybrid IT strategy can be challenging. Rick Villars of IDC poses six questions and answers to help you with your hybrid IT strategy. What to look for in a partner, minimise complexity, and identify business complexity are just some of the issues he provides insights and solutions for.
Every company has different IT and business strategy needs. There is no one size fits all. With this easy to use interactive tool, you can work through the strategy and infrastructure decisions for your ideal Hybrid IT mix.
The key to a hybrid IT strategy is the ability to integrate outsourced and in-house IT services to ensure the smooth delivery of business capabilities to both internal and external users. IT leaders need to be able to select from a range of services that maximise agility whilst minimising cost.
CFOs need to understand the changing world of IT infrastructure and outsourcing. The more CFOs know about cloud computing and hosting options, the more they can influence IT decisions and help the CIO avoid a scenario of integration chaos and waste.
With so many vendors and deployment options now available in this dynamic market, how can buyers really know what they're getting from a data centre wholesale or retail colocation vendor, or a hosted cloud provider? How can you have confidence that your critical business operations and data aren't at risk?
As we near the year 2020, CenturyLink takes a look into the future of the data centre. Explore the shift from in-house facilities toward colocation, managed hosting and cloud services. See how data centre technologies will impact mobility, cloud and big data in the coming years.
As CenturyLink transforms itself from a telecommunications business to a provider of advanced network and IT services, it is adopting a bi-modal IT strategy to achieve improved agility, faster time to market and reduced costs. Migrating a large portion of its IT operations to CenturyLink Cloud® is a critical part of this process.