Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in July 16

July 16, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

Oftentimes organizations have cloud misconceptions, especially when they’re unfamiliar with what specific cloud services can provide for their business. Individuals and businesses-alike may have a stubborn, even unmoving opinion on the matter, but with additional cloud computing insights, their needs can be met.

In this week’s Cloud News Report, we take a look at instances where cloud computing isn’t at the forefront for businesses and encourage you to connect with the Bluelock team to have a productive, cloud conversation.

How Cloud Computing Can Strengthen IT’s Control 

In this InfoWorld article, David Linthicum showcases how IT can serve user’s fast-paced technology needs through the use of service catalogs. The service catalog is essentially a collection of public cloud and local services that are pre-approved company deployment applications.

See how IT can better monitor how services are managed, secured, and used >>

Can You Really Do It All in the Cloud? No Way, Say Tech Chiefs

ZDNet brings in a CIO jury to weigh on putting all enterprise applications onto cloud computing. Not surprisingly, most tech chiefs say no. The echoed answer is that some applications are better suited for cloud computing, and others have too many strings attached for the company to let go.

Weigh in on the all-in-the cloud or bust argument >>

How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI 

Jasmine McTigue from InformationWeek showcases how IT can secure sensitive data in the workplace by reconsidering virtual desktops. She goes on to say VDI has been a niche service, but with today’s, “cloud- and mobility-driven security concerns plus some key technology and cost-avoidances means it’s time to take a fresh look.”

Take a closer look at how cloud computing could revitalize VDI >>
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