Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in July 2

July 2, 2014 by Megan Gish

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

Every company has a different journey to the cloud, and what that cloud looks like for their business. Some have more success migrating to the public cloud, while others find a hybrid cloud solution is more successful. In this week’s Cloud News Report, we’re taking a look at companies and industry analysts sharing their cloud computing experience and predictions for its business impact in the future.

Cloud 2.0 Promises to Transform, Disrupt Industries

This EnterpriseTech Cloud Edition article analyzes predictions on the future of cloud computing from the annual survey conducted by North Bridge Venture Partners and Gigaom Research. The survey identifies that cloud could help revive U.S. manufacturing. Key companies are already pursuing “simultaneous design and collaboration by leveraging the computational power of the cloud.”

See what other new applications and services the cloud is helping to transform >>

Are Digital Business And Cloud Computing Joined At The Hip?

Forbes contributor, Joe McKendrick, dives deeper into two reports issued by Saugatuck Technology that explore the connection between digital enterprise initiatives and cloud computing. Saugatuck analyst Bruce Guptill says, “The digital business success depends on the availability and utility of increasingly powerful and flexible cloud-enabled, and cloud-delivered, technology and business services.”

Read more on the digital nature of businesses well versed in cloud computing >>

How to Recover After A Cloud Computing Misstep

In this article, Stacy Collett takes a look at key companies sharing their experiences so far in cloud computing and what advice they have for other organizations. DreamWorks Animation, AT&T and UBS are among the companies to provide feedback. Oliver Bussmann, Group CIO, UBS says, “A cloud strategy, like any sourcing decision, should always be linked to the business strategy.”

Follow lessons learned on ramping up, scaling back, and avoiding cloud disasters >>
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