Google Cloud: On the Rise

Google Cloud: On the Rise

At the start of the century, author Jeremy Rifkin released the book The Age of Access. He describes a new era in which the ownership of assets is no longer a winning strategy. Arguing that ownership of physical capital, once the heart of the industrial way of life,...
The Key to Success for Hybrid IT with Cloud: Know Yourself

The Key to Success for Hybrid IT with Cloud: Know Yourself

In Benjamin Franklin’s famous Poor Richard’s Almanack of 1750, he describes “…three things extremely hard—steel, a diamond and to know one’s self.” As with other pieces of indisputable wisdom, this observation is one that’s been made for many thousands of years. It’s...
Close Those Data Centers!

Close Those Data Centers!

How can a CIO decrease spending? These days, the answer always includes migrating resources to the cloud. The cloud can reduce spending. Just one of the many recent success stories is Fairfax County, Virginia. According to a recent report from the Computing Technology...