6 Common Complexities of Building a Public Cloud - What Service Providers Need to Know

Hundreds of service providers are looking to implement a multi-tenant public cloud environment every year and the most common question for all of them is; do I try and build this myself or find a vendor to partner with?

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Are Development Teams Making Use of The Cloud?

The following is a guest post by Reese Jones.

The Cloud is an incredible step forward in data management and the age-old routine of backing up and syncing your files with your colleagues. Being able to commit code to a centralised place or uploading a new set of GUI elements, knowing that in minutes they'll sit on your programmer's computer ready to be implemented makes for a far more slick development process. But if you're a development team who hasn't yet dipped into the potential of cloud computing, then you're missing out.

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The Importance of Converged Infrastructure in your Cloud Environment


According to ZDNet, “A true converged infrastructure is one that is not only pretested and preconfigured but also and more importantly pre-integrated; in other words it ships out as a single SKU and product to the customer.” Because the infrastructure is coming to you as a complete unit, you only need to contact the purchase vendor for support, rather than the manufacturers of the individual components, simplifying the support process.

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Cloud-based Applications: The Importance of Offering an Appstore

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Cloud Automation: Why it Matters

As the industry grows to understand and embrace cloud computing, we begin to see a clearer picture of the expectations of cloud. Along with the typical expectations of scaling, provisioning and recovery, we are also discovering the importance of cloud automation. There are several components of a cloud automation platform and the practice is rapidly evolving to meet changing consumer demands.

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