Cybersecurity is just one aspect to enterprise technology risk

Companies across the globe are focused on cybersecurity threats yet another major threat is looming in the shadows. While companies and boards of directors focus on cybersecurity threats from hackers, breaches, ransomware and internal compromise, there is another significant risk…

Is cloud computing more expensive than alternatives?

This question seems to come up every year. Yesterday, there was a thread on Twitter that again raised the question of whether public cloud is cheaper than the alternatives. I wrote about this a few years ago in the post ‘Is public…

HPE brings their A game for enterprise CIOs

This week, HPE made several announcements related to new strategies and service offerings. A few of these are particularly relevant for enterprises and CIOs addressing their ever-changing business and customer dynamics. There are four specific areas that stand out for CIOs. HPE…

Analyzing the Dell Technologies strategy from a CIO perspective

Dell Technologies has embarked on an ambitious strategy that encompasses many things of interest for the transformational CIO. It starts with their ‘moonshot’ goals and continues into value, risk, reputation, trust and specific technological solutions for the enterprise. AIMING FOR…

HPE paints a fresh vision that addresses the enterprise demand

HPE invited me to join them for the HPE Open House at their new headquarters in San Jose. During the two-day event, the HPE leadership team shared their perspective on enterprise challenges and their vision to address the changing demand.…

Charting the path forward for VMware

VMware has long served as a key partner for enterprises. For roughly two decades, their VM-based technology and management tools served as a solid base to support enterprise applications. Over the past decade, the enterprise applications have shifted in new…

Microsoft and Oracle announce new cloud partnership

This morning, Microsoft and Oracle announced a new partnership between their respective cloud platforms. The partnership between these two enterprise providers should garner great interest by enterprises large and small. Most, if not all, Fortune 500 companies are already customers of…

From Edge to Cloud: Understanding the Infrastructure Delivery Spectrum

In the not too distant past, the infrastructure world was a fairly simple place. There were servers, storage systems and networking equipment. The combination of these three raw materials provided the foundation for many applications and companies. Over time, the…