When we are deciding between public or private cloud implementation there are
some capabilities we need to take into consideration and security is one of
the top ones. Other characteristics like integration with existing systems,
costs and management are also important.
Looking at the management side of a cloud environment, there may be some
delivery models that can be used in this arena that can bring new ways into
the decision process.
Let me go over three delivery scenarios that can be selected when deploying
The most traditional, and naturally the first to be analyzed, is the
deployment of private cloud infrastructure in the company’s datacenter.
Everything from hardware, software and management of cloud infrastructure is
deployed and maintained by the company. The company must have an entire team
to manage and operate it. From a cost perspecti... (more)
Cloud computing technologies allow organizations to leverage the cloud
service models (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) and cloud deployment models (Public,
Private and Hybrid) to deploy their applications.These applications can be
categorized in two classes: a cloud-enabled or a cloud-centric applications.
A cloud-enabled application is an application that was moved to cloud, but it
was originally developed to be deployed in a traditional data center. Some
characteristics of the application had to be changed or customized to the
A cloud-centric application, also known as cloud-native... (more)
In 2011 Geofrey Moore introduced the concepts of systems of record (SoR)
and systems of engagement (SoE). in his white paper "Systems of Engagement
and the Future of Enterprise IT: A Sea Change in Enterprise IT,
These concepts represent a fundamental change or shift that CIOs need to
worry about. The world has changed and now the way people and organizations
connect themselves and collaborate requires new type of application that are
customer driven. New technologies such as cloud, big data, analytic, mobile
and social media make this possible. The traditional, enterprise-driven I... (more)