Cloud Index

Understanding Serverless Cloud Costs: Expert Insight
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on April 17, 2018
Expert advice on serverless cloud computing costs, from a leading expert on cloud economics.
AWS Cloud Services: 20 Amazon Services You Might Not Know About (But Should)
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on April 17, 2018
The cloud computing leader continues to roll out new services related to machine learning, containerization, virtual reality, application development and more.
Amazon IoT: Leading the Pack
By Matt Asay | Cloud Article Published on April 12, 2018
As competitors vie for market share in the Internet of Things market, there are reasons that AWS IoT has an edge.
IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS: Which Should You Choose?
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on April 11, 2018
IaaS, PaaS, SaaS are each popular cloud delivery models, and each has strengths and weaknesses that make it a good fit for some use cases — and not for others.
Serverless Cloud Adoption At a Turning Point
By James Maguire | Cloud Article Published on April 11, 2018
Serverless cloud lowers costs, speeds deployment, and decreases management time. But do serverless adoption rates reflect these cloud enhancements?
Cloud Security: 10 Top Startups
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on April 06, 2018
These cloud security startups are creating innovative ways to defend networks against emerging threats and security complex multi-cloud environments.
15 Top Cloud Managed Services Providers
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on March 29, 2018
These prominent managed cloud services providers play a key role in the growth of cloud computing.
Salesforce Makes Its Biggest Bet on APIs and Data Integration
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Cloud Article Published on March 22, 2018
The real power in the cloud market is quickly shifting to those vendors that can facilitate the most cost-effective flow of data across applications in an increasingly connected and complex world.
Cloud Security: 10 Top Tips
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on March 20, 2018
For organizations migrating to the cloud, security is the number one concern, but this expert advice can help keep enterprise data safe.
Artificial Intelligence as a Service: AI Meets the Cloud
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on March 15, 2018
AI as a service is growing. Cloud-based AI services are one of the easiest and least expensive ways to get started with machine learning and cognitive computing.
Multi-Cloud Strategy: 10 Best Practices
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on March 13, 2018
These days, most IT organizations manage multiple public and private clouds — and that can lead to big headaches. Here's what the experts say about migrating to and managing multi-cloud environments.
Cloud vs. On-Premise Software: the Cloud Debate
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on March 08, 2018
Cloud-based applications are becoming more popular, but that doesn't mean they are the best fit for every organization or every situation.
Top 12 SaaS Apps for Enterprises
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on March 06, 2018
These cloud-based ERP, CRM, office productivity and other types of enterprise software power modern organizations.
How a Multi-Cloud Strategy Optimizes Cloud Workloads
By Christine Taylor | Cloud Article Published on March 05, 2018
A Multi-cloud strategy leverages multiple cloud providers to optimize workloads and business outcomes.
Improving Your Cloud Deployment: 8 Key Cloud Rules
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on February 27, 2018
These best practices for cloud deployment can help organizations simplify and streamline the process of running production workloads on public cloud services.
Choosing the Right Cloud Computing Consultant
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on February 22, 2018
A cloud computing consultant, like other consultant, has to be good fit for your business. Here's a guide to selecting the best cloud consultant for your business.
Future of the Cloud Computing: All Hybrid Cloud
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on February 20, 2018
Hybrid cloud will grow dominant in the future, as pure play cloud will be as likely as a company with an all-on-premises strategy.
Why Edge Computing and IoT Go Hand in Hand
By Andy Patrizio | Cloud Article Published on February 14, 2018
Edge computing and IoT are intertwined, and both are on a rapid growth curve.
How to Manage Cloud Costs
By Cynthia Harvey | Cloud Article Published on February 13, 2018
For many organizations, the top cloud initiative for 2018 is optimizing cloud spending. Yet that is easier said than done.
Maximizing Hybrid Cloud: Key Trends in Hybrid Cloud
By Drew Robb | Cloud Article Published on February 13, 2018
It is no longer a case of public cloud or private cloud – companies now very much think in terms of hybrid cloud. Here are the trends impacting this key sector.