Monthly Archives: February 2015

Why Deployment Matters to Your Bottom Line

How you do deployment is very important, and the technologies you use can have a direct and immediate impact on your bottom line. It also can make your employees happier, which leads to better productivity and lower turnover. But how does deployment technology directly … Continue reading

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Operational Red Flags in the Cloud

Early in my career, when I did technology for a very large financial firm, we started with dedicated servers for each business process. It was an easy way to track costs, manage risks and allow each business unit to maintain … Continue reading

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The Technology of True Cloud

Continuing our series on cloud services, especially our most recent one, “How to Do True Cloud“, we now turn to the technology that enables true cloud services. This article will go more in depth than the previous ones; after all, we are discussing … Continue reading

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How to do True Cloud

Now that we understand what the cloud is, the types of cloud services, the difference between true cloud and hosting, why true cloud matters greatly, and how it makes you nimble, the inevitable question is, how do we get there? Or, to … Continue reading

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The Cloud and Being Nimble

In our most recent article, we explored why “true cloud” really matters: it has a significant impact on: Your gross margins Your speed As a company providing technology services, as opposed to products like software, you cannot get cloud-scale gross margins and speed … Continue reading

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Why True Cloud Matters

In our previous articles, we discussed what cloud is, the types of cloud services, and the difference between true cloud and “market cloud”, or hosting. The big question is, so what? You are a software provider offering a cloud solution. Does it … Continue reading

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