Maybe 5 Computers: 2015 Cloud Predictions from Ephraim Baron

Prophets or Fools? The history of computing is replete with observations and predictions from visionaries as well as … not-so-visionaries. The …

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Pick a Cloud, Any Cloud

Traditional IT is inflexible. Before you can deploy your application, you have to size, procure, install and configure the supporting hardware stack.…

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Avoiding the Kill-Me-Now User Experience

The Path to Flexible IT - Part 2 of 5: In part 1 of this series, I discussed the importance of knowing who your users are. In this article, I …

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Unhampered Computing Workloads

Living in Silicon Valley, I talk to a lot of people about computing. Frequently, the conversation focuses on workloads. But just what is a workload …

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It’s 2AM. Do you know where your users are?

  By Ephraim Baron     The Path to Flexible IT - Part 1 of 5: This is the first in a five-part series of blog articles …

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Take a Load Off: Optimizing Cloud Delivery

  Post by Equinix Director of Enterprise Cloud Solutions Ephraim Baron. See Ephraim's "Connecting the Clouds" session at RightScale Compute on…

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Come to the Dark Side: Embracing Shadow IT

  By Ephraim Baron     In the old days IT let you know what they could - and could not - do for you, and that was pretty …

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From Villain to Hero: Enabling IT to Say ‘Yes’

  By Ephraim Baron I've spent a large part of my career in information technology, mostly focused on IT operations. I tell people it's at …

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The Cloud Adoption Lifecycle

  By Ephraim Baron Cloud service providers tempt us with promises that we can move all our workloads to the cloud right away. In truth, …

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Unlimited Free WAN!

  By Ephraim Baron Okay, maybe bandwidth isn't free. But if you could get cheap, reliable, high-bandwidth connectivity, how would it change …

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