Tag: risk management

10 Ways IT Can Own Cloud Decisions

How IT leaders can bring the true value of cloud computing to their organizations. Much of the hype¬†surrounding cloud computing is causing confusion among enterprise IT looking to cloud to solve problems and hoping not to introduce more. Unfortunately several…

Will Amazon EC2 Outage Negatively Affect Attitudes Toward Cloud? Nah!

In the aftermath of the recent Amazon EC2 outage, I spoke with Chris Preimesberger at eWeek about what this means to the perceptions of cloud computing, and whether or not it really mattered: “The first thing to understand [about this…

Risk and Reward in the Cloud

Another day, another public cloud failure. Sometime on Friday December 10, 2010, claims content delivery network (CDN) provider SimpleCDN, two of its major upstream infrastructure providers, SoftLayer and Hosting Services, summarily terminated service for much of SimpleCDN’s infrastructure in Dallas,…