Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:53:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 IT Leaders Highlight Their Key Multi-Cloud Challenges in New BMC Survey http://www.bmc.com/blogs/what-the-new-multi-cloud-world-means-to-it/ Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:00:14 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11752 Rapid adoption of multiple public and private cloud services and infrastructure has created complexity that is amplifying traditional pressures placed on digital businesses. In August, 2017, BMC, along with research firm opinion.life, conducted a survey of more than 1,000 IT decision-makers in 11 countries to examine how businesses are investing in multiple public cloud solutions […]]]> 7 Key Requirements for Multi-Cloud Discovery http://www.bmc.com/blogs/7-key-requirements-for-multi-cloud-discovery/ Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:03 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11759 The cloud adds incredible value to the business: scalability, flexibility, cost-effectiveness, the list goes on. But while we talk about cloud as a singular entity, these days it’s anything but. Most businesses run a wide variety of services and applications on multiple types of cloud – including public, private, and hybrid – alongside and in […]]]> What Is A Software Defined Data Center? http://www.bmc.com/blogs/what-is-a-software-defined-data-center/ Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:10:26 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11610 An increasing number of enterprises are realizing the benefits of utilizing cloud platforms to support employee productivity, collaboration and business innovation. The benefits of switching to the cloud are far-reaching and can include reduced operational costs, higher accessibility and lower maintenance. These technological advancements have paved the way for innovators to come up with a […]]]> Hybrid Cloud vs. Multi-Cloud: What’s the Difference? http://www.bmc.com/blogs/hybrid-cloud-vs-multi-cloud-whats-the-difference/ Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:49 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11624 As cloud computing has proliferated in both scope and popularity, so have the ways in which businesses use the cloud to meet their needs. Today’s cloud ecosystem includes an acronym soup of services – SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and the like – as well as a variety of different deployment models designed to suit organizations’ unique […]]]> 3 Essential Steps for Migrating to AWS or Azure Public Cloud http://www.bmc.com/blogs/3-essential-steps-for-migrating-to-aws-or-azure-public-cloud/ Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:16:05 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11604 Organizations have begun moving applications and workloads to public cloud at an increasing rate. According to Gartner, the worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) public cloud market grew 31% in 2016 to total $22.1 billion1. In 2016, Amazon AWS had the No. 1 market share of 44.2%, Microsoft Azure 7.1% of the market and Alibaba […]]]> Hackers Have Gone Into Uber Drive: How You Can Protect Yourself http://www.bmc.com/blogs/hackers-have-gone-into-uber-drive-how-you-can-protect-yourself/ Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:50:20 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11536 At the risk of sounding like a geek, I could not help but notice the discussion about whether the 2016 Uber hack was ransomware or just extortion. I searched the web and the consensus definition of ransomware is “a type of malware that encrypts files so they cannot be opened, and prevents you from using […]]]> 4 Ways to Reduce the Pain of Multi-Cloud Compliance – Take the Trial and Learn How http://www.bmc.com/blogs/4-ways-to-reduce-the-pain-of-multi-cloud-compliance-take-the-trial-and-learn-how/ Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:12:58 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11504 Staying ahead of the competition in digital business means that companies must continually innovate and deliver improved services and products to the market. The speed and agility of public cloud has proven to be a cost effective, flexible platform, but it has brought with it new security challenges. The cloud has matured and can be […]]]> Multi-Clouds Are Trending: Why You Should Care http://www.bmc.com/blogs/multi-clouds-are-trending-why-you-should-care/ Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:01:06 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11368 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 […]]]> Cloud Compliance Explained: 4 Keys for Success http://www.bmc.com/blogs/cloud-compliance/ Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:30:09 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11292 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 […]]]> Top 5 Capabilities of Multi-Cloud Discovery http://www.bmc.com/blogs/top-5-capabilities-of-multi-cloud-discovery/ Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:00:34 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11258 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 […]]]>