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Multi-Clouds Are Trending: Why You Should Care

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Hey, IT manager! Be honest for a second. Do you really know how many clouds your organization uses? And, which ones? When was the last time you checked which cloud-based services employees across your organization were using? Do you know why they’ve decided to turn to the cloud for the resources they need? Do you know which features they benefit … [Read more...]

Cloud Compliance Explained: 4 Keys for Success

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Cloud compliance is a huge issue for a majority of organizations, and it all begins the second you decide to migrate your data to the cloud. Until recently, most Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) only focused on providing data storage and cloud storage services to companies, without much energy dedicated to the security of that data or whether it met … [Read more...]

Top 5 Capabilities of Multi-Cloud Discovery

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Unlike its counterpart in nature, “cloud” in an IT context is no longer a singular noun. There’s a very good chance that your organization uses multiple different clouds, of different types, to meet your business and technical needs. Whether you run a private, public, hybrid cloud or multi-cloud deployment model, your environment is more complex … [Read more...]

Truth or Myth: 5 Cloud Computing Claims Put to the Test

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Although cloud computing has become standard practice for most IT organizations, the idea is still surprisingly misunderstood. “Cloud” seems to mean just about anything, depending on the context and who’s talking about it, which leads to confusion across the board. From the business users interested in the benefits of cloud to the IT professionals … [Read more...]

SaaS vs PaaS vs IaaS: What’s The Difference and How To Choose

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While the cloud is an extremely hot topic from small businesses all the way to global enterprises, it is still a pretty broad concept that covers a lot of online territory. As you begin to consider switching your business to the cloud, whether it be for application or infrastructure deployment, it is more important than ever to understand the … [Read more...]

Multi-Cloud Defined: What Is Multi-Cloud, Exactly?

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We’ve been talking about multi-cloud a lot lately here at BMC, and for good reason: managing the complexity of today’s evolving IT environments is what we do. But while the concept of multi-cloud feels intuitive – anyone in IT knows that there certainly isn’t just one cloud out there – the term “multi-cloud” still feels slippery. In an industry … [Read more...]

Cloud Service Brokerages: How CSB’s Fit in a Multi-Cloud World

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Cloud technology continues to both support and disrupt the evolution of digital business. Not surprisingly, spending on cloud computing infrastructure and platforms is expected to grow at a 30% CAGR from 2013 to 2018 compared with 5% growth for overall enterprise IT. On top of this, an increasing number of enterprises—85% to be exact—are realizing … [Read more...]

Cloud Governance vs Cloud Management: What’s the Difference?

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While clouds have proliferated in enterprise organizations – public, private, hybrid– it has become increasingly important to define strategy around cloud governance and management. A first step in establishing a successful multi-cloud strategy is simply making clear the difference between governance and management. Organizations need to define how … [Read more...]

10 Surprising Findings about Operationalizing Security

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The news headlines and social media comments about IT security vulnerabilities remain consistent – and they may cause you to take a closer look at what can be done to protect your organization. It seems like "another day, another data breach, another cyber attack, and another failed security audit." Fortunately, there are steps you can take to … [Read more...]