Cloud Adoption as a Sliding Scale

One enormous shift occurring across the industry right now, across all industries in fact, is the migration to the Cloud. I bet if you do some web searches right now you will find a myriad, nay a plethora, of articles talking about why you should migrate to the Cloud (and why their consulting firm is […]

The Cloud is a Game-Changer

New technologies come and go all the time, and new fads come and go all the time.  But some of them, when they are true game changers, do stick. Take virtualization, for example.  Boy has it stuck! One hotly-debated trend right now is, of course, the Cloud.  What is the Cloud, really? Many people like […]

Why is IT Like Plumbing?

I offended someone one time by referring to systems administrator as plumbers. I certainly meant no offense…after all, can you imagine life without plumbers?  Furthermore I was considering myself in that category, as after all I am a systems administrator as well.  Anyways, even though it was a couple of years ago, sorry. I still […]

Is The Cloud Right For Your Organization?

One of the biggest buzzwords in industry right now is, of course, “The Cloud”. But for all the positive marketing hype, I see just as much negative pushback, especially from the older IT crowd. For example, I see this meme (or some variation thereof) a lot: There’s no cloud, it’s just someone else’s datacenter. My […]