Technology today allows for many different paths to cloud-based infrastructure and IT. Regardless of whether your CIO has decided to focus on applications and data, implying a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, or perhaps keeping the middleware layer too, and transitioning only servers and virtualization to a third-party vendor, meaning Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS),<span. . .
Driven by parent company objectives for cost containment, global asset management, and enterprise security as part of a global infrastructure shared services initiative, our Client, a large property and casualty insurer, wanted to consolidate their nine data centers into two to reduce the overall data center footprint, retire toxic legacy<span. . .
Our Client, the founder and CEO of an innovative startup that developed an analytics model to accurately predict flood risk for a given parcel of land over a period of time, wanted to commercialize the technology to help consumers, businesses, and governments around the world better prepare and adapt to<span. . .
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This Insight Paper is written for the larger organization with thousands of email users in mind, however, smaller organizations can also benefit from the insights offered. I tried to offer some lesser known yet critical experiences in regards to migration planning to help you be successful.
Running a “big bang” datacenter migration is a lot like conducting a symphony: A cross-functional group of highly-trained performers – each with different expertise, perspectives, and parts to play - must all execute together to produce the desired result.
This is a composite of several experiences from Trexin client interactions we have encountered where companies have engaged in application consolidation into a Cloud/Hybrid model. Typically we encounter a global company with disparate systems and multiple versions distributed in various geographic locations with different teams and governance models. This should<span. . .
One of the topics we see on multi-year strategy decks, discussed in hallway conversations, and often written about is the term "going to the cloud". This term is often used as a way of saying that we are going to move on premise applications into a cloud-based environment, or replace
Cloud is at the top of the hype curve and every CIO is in some way talking about cloud technology. However, our experience is that most technology executives are looking at cloud through a lens that is focused on technology, rapid deployment and cost reduction. In addition to these aspects<span. . .
Not all clouds are made equal. Let’s get that out of the way first ‐ there are lots of variables in underlying hardware, hypervisors, memory, security measures, and management overhead to name just a few. These differences could make for interesting variations in performance. That is the topic I