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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Ask the Right Cloud Questions
May 26, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

When you’re making a cloud move, ask the right questions before you spend the money. This list is a good rundown of what to ask internally, including business function priorities, which applications to move to the cloud and when, and what type of integrations you might choose. Plus, asking the hard questions before moving apps
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Cloud Adoption Is Not One-Size-Fits-All
May 19, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

It’s always nice to hear the stories about a company’s entire IT infrastructure journey, and what may have changed along the way. These stories of shifting cloud adoption trends and plans are useful for anyone on a similar IT path. For the state of Kansas, private cloud initially seemed like the best fit. Costs quickly
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Take Failure Off Your Cloud Migration Checklist
May 12, 2017 by

Industry Insights, Performance Monitoring

With cloud computing, you’ve got a lot to think about when picking providers. Check out this cloud migration checklist that’s along the lines of moving to a new house. It’s a good breakdown of the individual steps of a cloud migration. As an IT person in the modern world, you’ll probably be able to add
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Balance Cloud and On-Premises Workloads Carefully
May 5, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

Here’s another cloud adoption survey to add to your market research data, this one conducted late last year by Intel Security. Some new and interesting data points in here are on software-defined data centers: 73% of enterprises surveyed are moving to that model within two years. And while hybrid cloud adoption is growing rapidly, almost
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Cloud Management Tools Still Elusive
April 28, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Industry Insights

Google’s Cloud team this week discussed multicloud integration with their own platform and AWS using Google Cloud Endpoints and AWS’ Lambda. The Cloud Endpoints let you develop open APIs, and you can then call those APIs up from Lambda. This may be the way forward for businesses eager to get their multiple public cloud providers
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Avoid Cloud Disasters, Embrace the SLA
April 21, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

Talk of IT disasters can spark equal amounts of fear of them happening to us, and gratitude that the big one hasn’t happened to us yet. Network World offers some tips on what not to do when migrating to the cloud to avoid disasters—or, at the very least, grumbling users. They recommend splitting apps into
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Missing SaaS features can really throw a wrench into cloud adoption

SaaS Apps and Feature Gaps
April 20, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Networking Technology

We’re slowly getting used to cloud and SaaS applications in every area of our lives—including at work. Even huge enterprises are starting to move important business apps to the cloud, like Office 365 and Google Docs. That shift affects IT and end users a lot, as both adjust to using and supporting new, cloud-based tools.
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Cloud Deployment: Slow and Thoughtful Wins the Race
April 14, 2017 by

Cloud Computing

This recent research on cloud computing from the Register delves a little deeper than many of the “We’re all adopting cloud!” surveys we’ve seen. They found that meaningful cloud adoption and the idea of the cloud-first enterprise are still not reality for many businesses. The Register’s stats also show a more gradual cloud deployment trend
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Tips for working with your SaaS provider.

Tips for Mastering Your SaaS Provider Relationship
April 12, 2017 by

Performance Monitoring

In this modern world of IT, you’ve probably got some new colleagues in your life—namely, the cloud and SaaS providers who now hold your infrastructure in their hands. These business relationships—yes, they’re technology-based, but cloud and SaaS are business models—will become as important to your IT team and your company as the hardware and software
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AppNeta's weekly roundup of networking, cloud and SaaS market news.

Cloud Providers Innovate, Build and Cash In
April 7, 2017 by

Cloud Computing, Performance Monitoring

In this brave new world of running businesses with cloud and SaaS technology, who’s buying hardware anymore? Well, cloud providers, that’s who. Financial filings from AWS, Microsoft and Google show they spent a combined $31.54 billion on capital expenditures and capital leases in 2016. Amazon is building a new cloud region in Sweden, and analysts
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