Over the past few years, most organizations are asking not whether they will move to the cloud, but when and what they will move to the cloud. Over the past 13 years, cloud computing was just one of the trends Box placed their bets on. The content management organization also invested heavily in on-the-go mobile access for their customers, and, more recently, artificial intelligence and machine learning to fundamentally change they way consumers interact on, and with, their platform.
We also discuss the increasing levels of regulation around data privacy and how the majority of the world’s organization will be, or has already been, impacted by GDPR regulations.
Finally, we look at the rise of intelligent metadata and how automation can play an integral part in bringing hundreds of new use cases to fruition.
Operating in the cloud is different. Your old tools won’t work here. We discuss the leading indicators of cloudwashing you should be looking for when selecting tools for the cloud.
We also discuss “dark data” and how organizations can overcome platform scalability challenges. Ben shares how Sumo Logic is helping their own customers ingest data in real time, react quickly and make more informed decisions.
Finally, we discuss application portability, the effects of data gravity and how this affects the way we should be utilizing container-based technologies, such as Kubernetes.
From what organizations should do with their existing data center estates after they complete their cloud transformation, to the facepalm mistakes enterprises make when it comes to owning and operating their own IT infrastructure, we discuss data center best practices on the podcast this week.
Cloud initiatives clearly do not come in “one size fits all” packages. They vary widely in focus and complexity, from basic migration projects to extreme cases involving the strictest security and performance requirements of a global financial services giant.
Dana Gardner sat down with Mastercard’s Paolo Pelizzoli and CTP’s Robert Christiansen to learn about their hybrid cloud adoption.