PRISM: The End of the Cloud?


Who can watch the PRISM fiasco and NOT wonder about its impact on public Cloud computing? If the government can monitor your phone calls, it can certainly force SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS vendors to provide access to your financials, your sales records, your data, and anything else you do or store “in the Cloud”.  And [...]



By | June 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hybrid Cloud Integration: Building “FrankenApps”, one App at a Time (Part 2)


In part 1 of this blog, I provided a broad outline of my Hybrid Cloud Integration Radar research paper, recently completed. I detailed the reasons why EMA chose to undertake this research and listed the vendors/products included in the study. With this entry, I’m following up with additional details regarding the key premises of the [...]



By | November 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hybrid Cloud Integration: Building “FrankenApps”, one App at a Time (Part 1)


Over the past year, I have extensively researched hybrid Cloud applications and related enterprise management technologies. In late 2011, I published research on Application Performance management for hybrid Cloud. In July, 2012, I published the results of a survey of IT integration experts who identified the types of integrations used at their companies and the [...]



By | November 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What do Cloud, Integration, Mobile and Big Data have in common?


Looking back over this year’s blog posts reminds me that I’ve been heavy on Cloud - and Integration-related topics. And a review of my recent “Cloud Integration” survey has convinced me that I’m not finished yet.  As a matter of fact, from an Application Management perspective, the conversation is just beginning. Four of today’s hottest [...]



By | July 20th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cloud and Integration: The Angelic Child and the Evil Twin


My research focus last year was on Application Performance Management for Cloud services. It uncovered some stunning statistics. More than 40% of IT organizations are supporting API integrations. More than 50% are supporting EAI and/or ESB-based applications. 75% are supporting Web Services and 35% are running SaaS to SaaS integrations. Finally, almost 50% are running transactions [...]



By | May 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quick Preview: EMA Upcoming “Application Performance Management (APM) for Cloud” Radar Report


For the past few months, I have been “heads down” completing my latest EMA Radar Report—which is why I have been notably absent from the Blog- and Twitter- spheres. Entitled “Application Performance Management (APM) for Cloud”, it discusses the challenges of managing Cloud-based applications, and eighteen APM solutions which can help solve them. So what [...]



By | January 23rd, 2012|Application Mangement, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Characteristics of Cloud Services and their Implications for Management Tools Selection


Two years ago it was all about Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). Medium- to enterprise-sized businesses were concerned with finding the “right way” to leverage SOA to reap widely-touted cost and revenue advantages. Getting it right meant the business became more nimble and IT became more efficient; getting it wrong meant that "haves" reduced costs and [...]



By | August 31st, 2010|Application Mangement|2 Comments
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