Avoiding the fate of Erasmus Wilson and others who ignore progress (cloud)

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OR WHY THE CLOUD WILL SUPPLANT ON-PREMISE FOR SECURITY INITIATIVES

There are many of us who have been around IT long enough can even remember how storing 1MB on a 3.5” hard case floppy disk was cutting edge IT.  Yes, I remember punch cards too, but the point is that IT grows up. It advances, evolves.  Thirty years on from those halcyon days, IT is facing its latest crossroads: the movement away from on-premise solutions and the acceptance of cloud-based computing as the chief business driver.

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Supporting CIO strategies and priorities from the cloud-Part 2

Chess2This is the second part of a two-part article entitled Supporting CIO Strategies and Priorities from the Cloud. In case you have not done so, READ PART 1. However, to briefly recap: in support of a recent Gartner study that basically states that the function of the modern CIO is in flux and that his or her future focus must incorporate digital assets (aka cloud-based data and applications) to remain relevant, I have taken their listed priorities and illustrated how they could securely work in a cloud-centric model.  Part 2 of 2

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Supporting CIO strategies and priorities from the cloud-Part 1

CIO strategyMost CIOs recognize that the future of enterprise IT lay not with sitting and writing code and patching servers, but rather one of strategic development and as an integrator of business goals: riding the sea change from a person plugging in cables to an analyst; from a compiler of stacks to a broker of business needs. Part 1 of 2

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