CIO Guide provides an overview of cloud computing from the business perspective. What is cloud computing? How does business innovation work with cloud computing? What is the business case for cloud computing? How does the IT organization change because of cloud computing? How does enterprise architecture support cloud computing? How to overcome implementation barriers to cloud computing adoption? How big data and cloud computing are connected? How to create an implementation roadmap for cloud computing?
This article defines cloud computing, discusses its advantages, debates issues with its adoption, and predicts its journey forward – a major disruptive force that will affect the distribution model for computing making it easier for small and mid sized businesses use technology to become more competitive.
The study tries to better understand the impact of production server virtualization on IT service management procedures and controls/datacenter operating practices.
This survey of 573 C-level executives, business unit leaders and IT decision-makers in 18 countries seeks to understand how technology, particularly cloud computing, is being used in the enterprise.