The benefits of migrating workloads between different cloud providers or between private and public clouds can only truly be redeemed with an understanding of the cloud business model and cloud workload management. It seems that cloud adoption has reached the phase where advanced cloud users are creating their own hybrid solutions or migrating between clouds […]

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Lets start with a basic scenario where there is a sudden peak in the demand for an application service as the amount of clients’ requests increase. This event leads to a direct and immediate impact on the load placed on the web servers that host the service. In the traditional world, the number of servers […]

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The three layers of cloud computing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS occupy the headlines with significant capabilities undergo continuous improvement to host services in the cloud. This growing market is slowly changing so that offered services will become generic. The current evolving struggle is the deployment and management of SaaS applications in the cloud, Gartner calls […]

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Three months ago I started this LinkedIn discussion and I keep getting comments about it. People might say that it is just a defiant question for marketing purposes. I say that this question raises many thoughts and opinions that helps marking the strategy of an IT organization. I invite you to read the following comments […]

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Posted by Nir Peled Last Friday, I attended  MTBC (Metroplex Technology Business Council) “Solutions in the Cloud” conference in Dalla, Texas.The main event at the conference was a prestigious panel composed of three IT leaders: Brian Bonner, CIO of Texas Instruments, Toby Pennycuff, CTO of J.C. Penney Company and the panel moderator, Robert Wiseman, CTO of Sabre.  The panelists […]

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iCloud provides the ability to share applications, videos, music, data, and other resources among Apple devices and consume those from the cloud. One account covers as many as 10 devices (including iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch, etc.) It handles contacts, calendars, emails, music, e-books, e-magazines, documents, photos, and apps. If you make a change or purchase on […]

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Following part 1, here is part 2 including the second half of Waineright’s important lecture: Waineright starts the revenue generation and pricing discussion, by explaining that a difficult issue for the SaaS vendor is to find a clear relation between the expenses and revenues generated by the subscription fees. He is not elaborating on that […]

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More than a week ago I attended SafeNet and IGT event discussing monetization of cloud applications. In this event I had the pleasure of meeting and hearing Mr. Phil Waineright who lectured on the industry of Cloud Computing, including specifics for ISV as SaaS vendors. Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud […]

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