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Marty Puranik

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Five Trends That Will Shape the Future of Cloud Hosting With $13 billion expected to be spent by American businesses alone in 2014, the cloud should no longer be considered an alternative IT model. The demand for hardware to run traditional infrastructures is in a nosedive. IBM is spending $1 billion this year, matching the amount it spent in 2013, on "workforce rebalancing" (the company's lingo for widespread layoffs). Cisco is experiencing a similarly negative impact, with a 4% decline in revenue for its equipment expected this year. Despite those pieces of bad news for major technology brands, the cloud ultimately represents not closure, but change. It's been a gradual transition from the established to the innovative, in large part due to concerns over security. Cloud security experts scored a major victory in 2011 when Gen. Keith Alexander announced that the Pe... (more)

The Cloud Hosting Ecosystem By @AtlanticNet | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

What The Year Will Look Like For Developers & The Cloud Hosting Ecosystem With 2014 in the books, everyone is eyeing 2015 and wondering what happens next. With a fast moving environment like cloud hosting, it’s always difficult to pinpoint exactly what the big news will be.  But, I'll give it a try. Here are some of my predictions for 2015 that will make news and keep the momentum going for participants in the cloud-based economy. Solid-state disks becomes the norm. In 2014, SSD-based storage was considering a high cost option with many cloud providers, similar to what Bluetooth ... (more)

What Is DevOps? | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Docker #Containers #Microservices

DevOps (Development + Operations) is defined by Wikipedia as a software method that emphasizes communication, collaboration, integration, automation, and measurement of cooperation between software developers and other IT professionals. In spirit, it is a new movement that seeks to integrate all parts of the software development cycle with actual operations, so they run as a team rather than dis-jointed or individual silos that don't communicate well with each other. It has recently taken off due to the rise of mobile applications, Software-as-a-Service, or any other online servi... (more)