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In This HP Cloud Source Blog, HP Expert, Christian Verstraete will examine cloud computing challenges, discuss practical approaches to cloud computing and suggest realistic solutions.

Displaying articles for: November 2013

Join us at HP Discover: Transform your applications for cloud

HP Discover in Barcelona comes closer. I'll be there and with Danny Amor, I'll be talking about transforming your applications to cloud. If you happen to be around, why don't you come and listen to us. Want to know what we will be talking about, 

The end of the Private Cloud is near, do you really believe that?

This morning I read an article titled “The End of the Private Cloud – Five Stages of Loss and Grief” by John Treadway. He starts by pointing out: “It's not today, or tomorrow, but sometime in the not too distant future the bulk of the on-premise private cloud market is going to shrivel into a little raisin and die.” And then describes the fact large companies are in denial of what happens in the public cloud space. I disagree with John, in my mind the private cloud is out there for the forcible future. You're interested in my arguments?

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Building a cloud, what will you run on it?

You don't build a cloud for stake of building a cloud. You build it to run some software on it. Now, some IT departments implement cloud environments to speed-up the provisioning of infrastructure. While that is a good thing, it does not give you the full benefit of cloud. So, the question to ask yourself is what you will run on that infrasructure? Are you going to develop new applications or transform existing ones? Does this migration allows you to modernize your applications and mobile enable them? Let's look at all this in some more details. 

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Linking business processes to cloud services and mobile enable them

Many enterprises are using cloud as a way to decrease the time needed to provision infrastructure. In doing so, they do not take full benefit of cloud. It's with the delivery of cloud services that the benefits are really reached. But that requires identifying which services should be made available. Starting from the enterprise business processes, you should define a list of required process, identify how they are delivered and prioritize them. You probably ask yourself how to do that, well, here is an approach.

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  • Christian is responsible for building services focused on advising clients in their move to cloud, particularly from a business process and application perspective, and establishing a global community to deliver those services to our customers worldwide.
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