A CloudOps analysis of client-side latency and availability on Cloud Platforms – We analyzed several days’ data collected worldwide from visitors to specially instrumented sites. The data totaled nearly three hundred million individual tests, conducted by 1.2 million individual browser visits, measuring performance and availability of nine cloud providers.
Cloud Adoption, Concerns and Motivations – This survey looks at the cloud providers people are using today, their main reasons for using utility computing, and their main concerns around on-demand infrastructure. It was collected and processed by CloudOps Research’s team in February, 2011 and is distributed under a Creative Commons attribution license.
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A CloudOps Research White Paper on the Journey from ISV to SaaS - The fight is over, and Software-as-a-Service won. Software companies that wait too long to move to an on-demand model lose market share, and quickly grow out of touch with their customers. Those are some pretty bold statements, and this document was written to convince you. It’s based on discussions with hundreds of founders, investors, and startup accelerators; and hard-won lessons from dozens of companies that we’ve helped make the jump to SaaS.
A CloudOps Research White Paper on Emerging IT – Cloud computing is a significant shift in the enterprise technology landscape. In the face of open, on-demand computing, CIOs must rebalance their IT strategy—both to take advantage of all that clouds can offer, and to mitigate the competitive barriers that clouds have destroyed.
In this report, we look at the dramatic shift that cloud computing has triggered, and what enterprise IT professionals must do to thrive and survive in the cloud era.
With Big Data tools, the focus turns from managing the burden of large amounts of information to leveraging its value.
Monitoring, Measurement and Business Optimization – In this document, we’ll look at some of the shifts that are changing web businesses; why it’s important to have a complete picture of your online presence both within and outside the firewall.; and how to go about capturing that picture in complex, blended IT architectures that include on-premise and on-demand components.
Changing the way we build – In this briefing, we look at the fundamentals of the Cloud and why many believe it to be the infrastructure for coming generations of applications. We also present a taxonomy of the cloud industry and a look at the obstacles it must overcome to attract mainstream adoption.