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    1. How to decide between cloud, on-premise and As-a-Service

      Although vendor-written, this contributed piece does not advocate a position that is particular to the author’s employer and has been edited and approved by Network World editors.

      Deciding whether and how to use cloud computing is a complex, and made all the more complicated by the overwhelming number of vendors and products. What’s more, hybrid and multicloud approaches blur the lines between the cloud and on-premise deployment options.

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    2. Hybrid Cloud Platforms Accelerate Growth of Asia-Pacific Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Service Providers, notes Frost & Sullivan

      Hybrid Cloud Platforms Accelerate Growth of Asia-Pacific Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Service Providers, notes Frost & Sullivan. The Asia-Pacific Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) services market has entered the high-growth zone, with service providers making concerted efforts to expand their service portfolios to meet the different requirements of vertical and horizontal customers.

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      Mentions: Services Mobility
    3. Savings in the cloud: How to find them and when to make your move

      Savings in the cloud: How to find them and when to make your move

      C-level executives are increasingly calling on IT to investigate cloud options. In fact, according to Gartner, 90% of organizations are looking into crafting a cloud strategy. There are, in fact, significant economic advantages to be found in the cloud. But despite the potential benefits, you need to look carefully before you leap.

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      Mentions: Network World
    4. 7 Reasons your cloud will fail

      7 Reasons your cloud will fail

      Although vendor-written, this contributed piece does not advocate a position that is particular to the author’s employer and has been edited and approved by Network World editors.

      According to Gartner, a company with a corporate “no-cloud” policy in 2020 would be as rare as a company today operating without Internet. IDG estimates that 70% of enterprises are running at least one application in the cloud today and that number is projected to reach 90% in the next 12 months.

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    5. IDG Contributor Network: Clouds may not reign supreme

      IDG Contributor Network: Clouds may not reign supreme

      The funny thing about pendulums is that they love to swing. There are plenty of examples, from politics to nutrition, but computing cycles also illustrate this cycle.

      The mainframe computer was a centralized model, with access through dumb terminals. PCs enabled distributed client/server computing. Now we are swinging back to centralized computing, with dumb smartphones connecting back to robust cloud-services. Enterprises are shuttering their data centers and moving to cloud services.

      Most of yesterday’s applications (CRM, ERP and UC) are moving toward the cloud. But the swing back to a distributed model is inevitable. The Internet of Things ...

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    6. IDG Contributor Network: 5 deadly mistakes in agile IT operations

      IDG Contributor Network: 5 deadly mistakes in agile IT operations

      IT operations is under a set of conflicting mandates and pressures. The business wants IT operations to be more agile and to be a partner in the process of bringing more business functionality online.

      The CIO wants IT operations to be more cost effective, which means spending either needs to be reduced or not grow as quickly as it has in the past.

      Application owners want two inherent conflicting objectives - guarantee that infrastructure will perform and IT operations to feel like a cloud provider with a rich set of self-service options.

      The life of an IT operations executive is hard.

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    7. ​Network On Demand is now a thing

      ​Network On Demand is now a thing

      Cloud. Arguably, THE biggest buzzword in the technology industry of all time. So when would you say the first cloud was deployed? In the mid-2000s when Amazon and Microsoft announced early versions of its AWS and Azure products? Some people may even argue it was the 1990s when VPNs came into existence.

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    8. Higher Ed Cloud Adoption on the Rise

      Higher Ed Cloud Adoption on the Rise

      Cloud investment is mostly expected to grow next year in higher education; 81 percent of IT leaders or professionals said their institutions would be increasing spending on cloud computing in 2017. Sixty percent said they're integrating cloud thinking into their IT strategies. But it will take a few more years before the majority of applications in colleges are running in the cloud. Today 39 percent of apps are cloud-based; by 2021 it could be closer to 62 percent.

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      Mentions: Education
    9. New York Public Library reads up on the cloud

      New York Public Library reads up on the cloud

      Four years ago, the New York Public Library began to move its web properties to the cloud.

      Today, the library system has all of its approximately 80 web sites in the cloud. The library has shrunk the number of on-premise servers by 40% and is running those web properties 95% more cheaply than if it had bought the hardware and software to do it all by itself.

      The library took a risk on the cloud, and on Amazon Web Services (AWS), and it paid off.

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    10. Cloud computing market size likely to witness significant gains from 2016 to 2023

      Cloud computing market size likely to witness significant gains from 2016 to 2023 [August 04, 2016] Tweet Greater scalability coupled with faster access to infrastructure are anticipated to surge the demand growth. North America, especially U.S. cloud computing market size accounted for over 50% total share in 2015.

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    11. Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

      Four US firms rule the world's cloud infrastructure

      There are plenty of companies vying for a piece of the worldwide cloud infrastructure market, but the top four -- all in the U.S. -- currently dominate by such a wide margin as to effectively leave their competitors in the dust.

      That's the overriding conclusion of a study released Monday by Synergy Research Group, which provides quarterly market tracking and segmentation data, including vendor revenues by segment and region.

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