Month: December 2015

“I would NEVER put my clients in the cloud!”

Of the many privileges afforded me, perhaps none has proved more valuable than the opportunity to work in a wide variety of jobs over the years.  Among them has been a stint as a “professional driver”.  For those of us who learned to drive in Southern California, I suppose that term can either be prima… Read more »

Cloudify Announces Box Platform Integration Software

Cloudify announces the launch of Contobo, a software solution that provides migration of content management platforms to the cloud. The application enables the appropriate architecture, process, API’s and interface discovery, allowing for ease of conversion from legacy content management systems to the Box cloud-based platform. Evan Jafa, CEO of Cloudify says: “We appreciate the trust… Read more »

When Cloud Crashes Into The Core of IT

The cloud discussion has been percolating through IT for about seven years now. It shows every sign of now going to a full boil.  Most every IT leader I meet is now accountable for having an acceptable “cloud strategy” of some sort.  Up to now, I think it’s fair to say that most IT leaders… Read more »

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the Cloud!

As one of the leaders responsible for representing Cloudify’s brokerage and IT optimization practice, our clients often ask me about the “mysteries” of the cloud.  Is ITaaS inevitable?  Should I “buy the base and rent the peaks”?   When is the right time to engage a cloud broker? My initial response is to remind them that… Read more »