Learn the latest in cloud strategies and technologies at Cloud Connect in Chicago. Our preview showcases vendors making news there.
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Infrastructure-as-a-service provider SoftLayer will showcase its entire portfolio at Cloud Connect, with special focus on its push into big data, workloads in the cloud and bare metal servers, which the company says are straightforward to operate and can be used to enhance performance. SoftLayer, a recent acquisition of IBM, is likely to address business values such as security, reliability, guaranteed response times and performance levels.
Multicloud Infrastructure & Application ManagementEnterprise cloud adoption has evolved to the point where hybrid public/private cloud designs and use of multiple providers is common. Who among us has mastered provisioning resources in different clouds; allocating the right resources to each application; assigning applications to the "best" cloud provider based on performance or reliability requirements.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?