Tag: Cloud management


How to Avoid the 3 Hidden Cloud Cost Traps – A Guest Blogpost on Cloud Nexus

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14th January

A key driver of the growing adoption of managed cloud services is the need to better manage the unanticipated cloud costs that can arise from these ‘on-demand’ storage and compute services.

Better monitoring of cloud usage isn’t just important in reducing costs. It is also essential in forecasting future demand for cloud resources. Having a better sense of your usage patterns will enable your organization to better anticipate resource requirements and negotiate a better deal for additional cloud services.

Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views about the business implications of these important cloud management issues in the Cloud Nexus blog hosted by Cloudnexa.



Finding a Better Way to Manage Today’s Cloud – A BetterCloud Guest Blogpost

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15th October

Everywhere you look there are more indications that the corporate world is migrating to a new generation of Cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to respond to a series of unprecedented business challenges. Ironically, many corporate decision-makers are being enticed into adopting these new solutions because of their ease-of-use and economies of scale, but IT organizations are being confronted with a new level of complexity as they try to gain control over their rapidly changing operating environments.

There are a number of issues, which are conspiring against IT organizations trying to keep pace with their business end-users and executives’ escalating demands. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views about these issues and how IT organizations can overcome them on the BetterCloud blog.



Finding Better IT Management Capabilities in the Cloud – A Guest Commentary in the Wall Street Journal

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27th March

The rapid adoption of cloud-based alternatives to traditional on-premise hardware systems and software applications is putting greater pressure on IT organizations to adopt a new set of management tools to better control their internal and third-party resources. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views about the forces which are driving IT organizations to adopt a new generation of Cloud-based tools to meet their escalating management challenges in the CIO Journal of the Wall Street Journal.



THINKstrategies Talks About Cloud Management in APMdigest

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28th August

APMdigest is the best online publication focused on application performance management (APM), looking at everything from analytics to Cloud-based alternatives to traditional on-premise management systems. I’ve been a contributor to the publication for about a year and it has been a great supporter of our Cloud Innovators Summit series of executive forums, including the upcoming Cloud Channel Summit on November 5 in Mountain View, CA. APMdigest recently gave me an opportunity to provide THINKstrategies’ perspectives regarding the latest trends in Cloud management. Click here to read my responses to their questions about how these trends will impact the evolution of Cloud management.






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