Written by: Kelley Lynch, WW HP CloudAgile Marketing Manager
Today, private cloud remains a top growth area. As a provider of cloud services, you want to meet your customer’s needs. Within hosted private cloud environments, HP’s end users consistently tell us they want the following...
You have created your cloud infrastructure; and now everything is in place—well almost. You have your service catalog online, but it is empty because you do not have any services to provision with. Traditionally you would have created these services yourself and they would have taken months of test to get them production ready. With HP Cloud Maps now you can fast track building your application service catalogue in minutes!
Come discover how HP Cloud Maps can accelerate your ability to design and deploy cloud services. Come and see Cloud Maps Demo @ HP Booth: Industry Analyst Summit 2013 currently running in Boston, Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel.
By Alain Decartes
To implement their Cloud Services Broker (CSB) strategy, Service Providers need to consider key capabilities that facilitate the roles and objectives of major individuals in the organization to become cloud ready. Within their organization, IT functions such as VP Product Development, VP Operations, and CISO and CIO are key in developing the cloud services offering that the VP Marketing and Sales would like to push to their business customer. This article relates an imaginary debate between representatives of each department around one question: Who owns the cloud services in your organization?
Could an OpenTable for cloud work for private clouds? Probably not for private clouds that enterprises build for use internally. But it could work for virtual private clouds or hybrid clouds ―private cloud services created and managed by vendors for enterprise customers. But these vendors would need to implement the procedures for public cloud providers.
Written by Judy Redman
Does your company have a long-term strategy around cloud computing? New research is showing that despite the groundswell of interest in cloud computing, Most companies have not mapped out a long-term strategy. In fact, recent CRN and ComputerWeekly.com articles cite TPI research indicating that only five percent of companies have a strategic program for cloud computing.
Quick question: Does your company have a long-term strategy around cloud computing?
Chances are the answer is “no.” This posts talks about why you need a long-term cloud computing strategy and provides details about how HP can help.