Cloud is maturing, so do the concerns

Luc Van Steen City Cloud, Cloud, Cloud Computing Leave a Comment

In contrast to early cloud objections, more IT oriented, today’s concerns involve more line of business issues. The three top cloud concerns of CIOs: poor user experience due to performance bottlenecks, the resulting impact on brand reputation and loyalty, and revenue loss due to non-availability, poor performance or cloud service troubleshooting costs. Both type of concerns, IT and Business, converge …

Cloud and High Availability

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With your servers in the cloud after a migration project, did you think about high availability (HA)?  Although cloud providers ensure redundancy on hardware level like redundancy of network connections, power supplies and storage, they do not provide a system redundancy on a higher level. The level where a complete server, not only the hardware but also the service, is …