Tag: cloud



Taking a Leap to the Cloud: Benefits to the Business and ITSM

November 21, 2019

According to CIO, 96% of organizations were using the cloud in 2018. That’s a convincing number, which makes it surprising to hear resistance to the cloud from some of today’s business leaders. Common concerns may include data breaches, data loss, and faulty disaster recovery …


Private Cloud: I’m Not Quite Dead Yet

November 18, 2019

The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated—The On-Premises Data Center Mark Twain As I mentioned in my previous post, the hype cycle has the on-premises data center dead to rights. Public cloud is the future and there’s no turning back. When you step …


Public Cloud: All Aboard the Hype Train!

November 13, 2019

We’ve all heard it before. “The cloud is the future!” “We need to move to the cloud!” “The on-premises data center is dead.” If you believe the analysts and marketing departments, public cloud is the greatest thing to happen to the data center since …


Cloud Spoils Everything

October 28, 2019

As the leading public cloud platforms, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) offer a variety of services. Unfortunately, a handful of “cloud myths” remain as blockers to adoption. In this session, SolarWinds Head Geeks™ Thomas LaRock and Patrick Hubbard, speak with Microsoft Cloud …



The Database Future Is in the Cloud

October 16, 2019

I’ve written before about the disappearing DBA, and how the database administration role itself is evolving. I believe the days of tuning indexes are ending, one page at a time. Cloud database services such as AWS RDS and Azure SQL Database are accelerating this …


Virtualization’s Future

October 10, 2019

During this series, we’ve looked at virtualization’s past, the challenges it has created, and how its evolution will allow it to continue to play a part in infrastructure delivery in the future. In this final part, I’d like to draw these strands together and share …