Tag: PaaS

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CenturyLink Awarded NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Contract

We just announced that CenturyLink has been awarded all sections of the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Contract. This is exciting news. Being part of this contracting vehicle makes it relatively simple for state and local procurement officers to engage with … Read more…

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Hybrid IT: A Critical Inflection Point for Business Success

Facing an unprecedented digital transformation, businesses have reached a critical inflection point across the technology infrastructure. While cloud adoption powers faster time-to-market and greater flexibility, many demand certain applications remain on-premises  – especially those not ready for cloud or requiring … Read more…

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Multi-Cloud: Understanding the Promise Vs. the Reality

The multi-cloud paradigm is undergoing the kind of post-hype contrition that so many promising ideas experience once their initial glow starts to fade.  You might think, right, of course it is. Or, you might be wondering, “What is multi-cloud?” No … Read more…

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DevOps: The Journey to Agility and Where to Get Started

Hidden in the transformative shift to Cloud computing is DevOps, arguably an even more high-impact trend. While the cloud revolutionizes infrastructure, DevOps brings profound changes to the way that the actual cloud-based code is developed and deployed. DevOps (a contraction … Read more…

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Walk Me to the Car: Containers

Welcome back to the “Walk me to the car” blog series, a power-packed set of questions & answers that quickly addresses what busy business execs need to know on pressing technology issues. Today’s topic: What do business leaders need to know … Read more…

Accelerate Time-to-Value by Focusing on Configuration Management Debt

No one likes debt. It causes anxiety, distracts from daily tasks, and just makes life more complicated. The same goes for IT debt, or the increase in cost for changing software over time. With challenges ranging from configuration management and … Read more…

Public Cloud Services: From Novel to Necessary

Email. Smartphones. Tablets, Wi-Fi. Over time, products and services that we once considered cutting edge have become staples of our everyday life, tools we depend on to get the job done. And now, the cloud is no exception. In a … Read more…

Breaking Down Cloud: PaaS

In our last blog post, we talked about cloud computing’s potential to foster the kind of innovation that we saw on the Internet in the 1990s. We suggested that enterprises ask, “How can we use cloud technology to do something different?” Read more…