Organizations want to move to a continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) model in software development and the cloud can help, but there are key obstacles standing in the way.
Legacy infrastructure and operations (I&O) practices and traditional data center architectures are not sufficient to meet the demands of the digital business. Digital transformation requires IT agility and velocity that outstrips classical architectures and practices.
Public cloud services are in the midst of a new phase, evolving from cost-cutting technologies to enablers of business agility. More than a way to cease operating data centers, the public cloud affords CIOs the ability to focus on projects that are more strategic for the business; namely, digital transformations.
eWEEK has collected some cogent observations from industry experts about how the cloud will evolve in 2018. Here are 12 of them.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Gartner executives speaking at its annual Data Center Infrastructure and Operations Conference say enterprises should start implementing digital transformation projects in 2018 or risk falling behind their competition.
This IDC study identifies the variety of cloud-related (i.e., “whole cloud”) opportunities available for the 2016–2021 period, including and beyond the public cloud services market.
“The ‘whole cloud’ opportunity identified by IDC includes the huge public cloud services market but also identifies and forecasts several other major cloud-related growth opportunities,” according to Frank Gens, chief analyst at IDC.
NEW YORK; Dec. 6, 2017 ? A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) warns that ‘digital fragmentation’ – the rise in restrictions on the free flow of data, IT products, IT services and IT talent across country borders – is disrupting the global business environment and could inhibit companies’ strategies for growth and innovation.