Forrester’s top 15 emerging technologies

Everyone knows that mobile, social, cloud, and data are big freight trains of change that are blowing up old business models and old business practices. But let’s face it: that train is in the station. What’s next?

The ABCs of enterprise SaaS

As we move into delivering software-as-a-service, several fundamental assumptions made with enterprise software are no longer valid. An entirely new set of assumptions must be followed to achieve success.

Why I don’t buy the hype about ‘big data’

You need big bucks to be able to deploy big data. Most companies don’t have the IT budget, and can’t afford to hire a data scientist or data services team. If the trend is to succeed the companies of all sizes, there are a few problems that will need to be addressed.

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The 5 key challenges enterprises face when moving to the public cloud

Enterprises are looking favorably at the public cloud.  It’s no wonder with Amazon’s immense success in helping savvy web companies build their infrastructure natively on the cloud, as well as the relative ease made by highly visible enterprise developers who have on-boarded and scaled their public cloud footprint when frustrated with slow on premise provisioning.

SnapVolumes lets enterprises run just a single copy of their apps

With all of the migration to cloud-based services in the enterprise, it’s worth noticing that server spending has been flat at about $50 billion a year. But managing and administering to the cloud and all of the virtualized apps that it spawns has become a huge expense and the cost is growing at an alarming rate.