Autotask Week in IT: Trending Big Data Topics and the Key to Effective Cloud Deployment

April 10, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Datamation: Trending Big Data Topics: 2015
By Guest Author
Generally, there’s a lot of hubbub about trends in data and technology, often written from uninformed perspectives. We thought we’d weigh in on some of the data trends we think are important for executives to pay attention to throughout 2015, with links to background from people we trust.

InfoWorld: Management is the key to effective cloud deployment
By David Linthicum
Typically, cloud management is the last topic of the day when I do a cloud workshop for IT pros. Most participants believe that either cloud-management features come as a part of a public cloud package or it's automatic. Neither is true.

The Next Web: Why 2015 will be the year that the cloud comes of age
By Ritika Puri
IT has been reported that by 2018, the global market for cloud equipment will reach $79.1 billion. Having burst onto the tech scene in 2006, the “cloud” — as IT leaders, programmers and marketers know it today — is almost a decade old. From Google Docs to Dropbox, Web-connected humans are glued to the cloud every minute, of every day.

IT Business Edge: Reorganizing the Business: A Cloud for Every Purpose
By Arthur Cole
The cloud has given business units within the enterprise a chance to do an end-run around IT when they need quick resources to complete a given task. The CIO is rightly concerned about this, given the security and governance issues that such free-wheeling activity promotes.

WhaTech: Cloud now key to business strategy
By Stern Curator
The report of Oxford Economics' research 'Path to Value in the Cloud' says the research shows that the cloud already is central to strategic vision and operations, and that its influence is growing rapidly. 

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