Cisco Intercloud: Moving Beyond The Barrier

Together with our partners, Cisco is building the Intercloud – the globally connected network of clouds – delivering secure cloud applications and infrastructure everywhere in the world. Service orchestration is a key challenge facing CIOs today. They face increasing demands for automation, infrastructure and data alignment.  Yet, when they turn to a single vendor for cloud services, instead of a robust and connected partner ecosystem, they are settling for limited services, less opportunity for innovation and restrictions on network connectivity and data movement. In essence, a one vendor cloud solution can trap a customer in a world of isolated clouds...

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By Steve Martino

Cloud computing has reached a tipping point as many organizations have either adopted, or are planning to adopt, some form of cloud computing technology – whether IT knows and manages it or not. “Speed to capability” is one of the primary reasons that individuals, business units and departments are using cloud technology and service providers with increasing frequency. Yet, despite the rapidly increasing use of cloud services, many IT executives remain hesitant to endorse a “cloud-first” approach

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What’s worse is that there are some organizations that are not convinced they should adopt cloud-based services, citing security and privacy concerns, operational challenges or inability to control information. Unfortunately, the reluctance to migrate to the cloud can increase an organization’s risk rather than mitigating it...

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