Cloud and Saas Licensing 101

If you're using cloud services, make sure you're getting the most out of your SLA. Negotiate, collaborate, and be sure to read the fine print.In an environment powered primarily by SaaS applications and cloud services, the devil is in the details. Cloud and SaaS licensing is one detail ...

Software as a service

Software as a service (SaaS; pronounced /sæs/[1]) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted.[2][3] It is sometimes referred to as "on-demand software",[4] and was formerly referred to as "software plus services ...

Resolving Cloud Migration Challenges

Most of the businesses out there in the world are now aware of the benefits associated with cloud computing. As a result, they tend to move their physical and virtual applications to the cloud. However, this migration process is not smooth and people who go through it will have to deal wit ...

Cloud Computing Deployment Models

Clоud computing iѕ dеfinеd with several dерlоуmеnt mоdеlѕ, еасh оf which hаѕ specific trаdе-оffѕ fоr аgеnсiеѕ that are migrating ѕеrviсеѕ and ореrаtiоnѕ tо cloud-bаѕеd еnvirоnmеntѕ. Bесаuѕе оf the diffеrеnt сhаrасtеriѕtiсѕ and ...

Migrating to the Cloud

As cloud computing matures, its value becomes better known and better understood. Cloud hype is now transitioning to competitive and economic pressure to accelerate software capabilities. Migration of applications to the cloud is no longer “if” but “when” the IT organization will h ...

Understanding Cloud Computing

 Cloud computing as an idea encapsulates a wide range of business and consumer services. At its most basic, cloud computing refers to using resources over the Internet that are housed somewhere else in the world for specific purposes.

Critical Cloud Capabilities for the Enterprise

What do IT executives look for in cloud service and platform providers? Which capabilities, technologies, and services are most important? How do organizations prioritize performance, management, interoperability, and migration as they consider new cloud implementations?

Cloud Shift Impacts All IT Markets

As spending shifts from traditional systems to cloud services, there is both great risk and opportunity.Through 2020, an increasing percentage of annual IT spending will be directly or indirectly impacted by a cloud shift, making cloud computing one of the most disruptive forces in IT ...