Multi-Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:44:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Multi-Cloud Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 How and Why Cloud Customers Must Protect their Data Wed, 26 Dec 2018 00:00:05 +0000 Cloud adoption has accelerated IT modernization through simplified scalability, reduced OpEx and the technical flexibility to transform IT models based on evolving business requirements. At the same time, cloud adoption has also disrupted the traditional security models designed to secure data and apps operating via on-premise servers. Consider the recent N2WS survey of 750 re:Invent […]]]> What’s in a Cloud Strategy? Cloud Strategy Elements for Success Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:17 +0000 A Common Scenario Recently, I was invited to attend a customer’s futures’ strategy workshop. The agenda was wide ranging, encompassing customer experience, business innovation, the role of IT in supporting the business divisions and their initiatives, to how they should be exploiting the opportunities that cloud was offering to help them leapfrog their competitors. The […]]]> How to Reduce Risks of Shadow IT by Applying Governance to Public Clouds Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:12 +0000 According to Gartner, almost a third of successful cyber attacks will be directed at companies’ shadow IT resources by the year 2020. This prediction, among others, demonstrates how significantly most organizations underestimate the number of shadow IT applications their employees are already using, as well as the major consequences that would result from a data […]]]> Containers in the Multi-Cloud Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:10 +0000 As more and more organizations utilize containers in their production environments, there is an increased demand for cloud infrastructures that support their use. Many companies have chosen to adopt multi-cloud strategies for a variety of reasons, and while this technology is highly beneficial, it is necessary to understand all of the benefits and limitations associated […]]]> Databases on AWS: How Cloud Databases Fit in a Multi-Cloud World Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:46 +0000 What is the state of the cloud within your company? Some legacy enterprises maintain clouds entirely on premise, and newer companies are completely native to the cloud. Most companies, however, are somewhere in between. Likewise, your developers probably know that they’ll eventually be tasked with moving both applications and databases to the cloud. Unfortunately, migration […]]]> Serverless vs PaaS: Is Serverless the New PaaS? Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 In the race to develop the fastest, most efficient software at the highest frequency, more organizations are looking to solutions like Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). PaaS is a natural choice because it gives businesses more functionality with less management responsibility. This allows developers to focus on the act of developing without maintaining things like runtime environment. However, […]]]> Public Cloud vs Private Cloud vs Hybrid Cloud: What’s The Difference? Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:59 +0000 Cloud computing spans a range of classifications, types and architecture models. The transformative networked computing model can be categorized into three major types: Public Cloud, Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud. The technology service can be accessed in various models and deployment strategies, including the most popular Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service […]]]> What are the Hidden Costs of Cloud Adoption? Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:03 +0000 Conventional wisdom suggests that cloud computing, with its promise to trade high infrastructure CapEx with affordable ongoing OpEx is a financially viable alternative for small and midsize businesses that cannot afford to deploy and maintain their own data centers. In order to analyze the true cost of cloud computing, the monthly subscription fee alone doesn’t […]]]> Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 2018 Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:34 +0000 Every year, organizations and industry experts alike eagerly anticipate the findings released from Gartner research group regarding their Magic Quadrants, and this year’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service is no different. The Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS 2018 is shown here: Amazon Web Services is named as the leader again for the […]]]> 10 Best Practices for Cloud Adoption Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Adopting public cloud is a learning curve. Organizations need to acquire the skills and knowledge to develop the processes for ongoing operations. Here are 10 top practices that you should incorporate as you begin to use public cloud and make it part of your IT and app dev environment. The organizations that are most successful […]]]>