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Thoughts on Cloud is a collection of cloud computing conversations led by IBMers and sponsored by IBM. The goal of this site is to provide readers with a forum to discuss and debate various cloud computing topics. Our intention is to cultivate a dialogue, so we hope you’ll join the conversation and share some of the content you find here with your colleagues and friends. We don’t expect to answer all of the questions raised, but we look forward to thoughtful and lively discussions with the greater cloud computing community. All postings represent the opinions of the individual contributors, and do not necessarily represent IBM’s positions, strategies, or opinions.


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Letzte Blogeinträge

  • Bare necessities: Services needed or required by SMBs

    Montag, 21. Mai 2012

    When we’re discussing the cloud, usually we’re discussing the cost reduction, lowering capital investment, or both. These discussions are mostly relevant for large enterprises because they can gain significant benefits from the cloud environment, by having a well designed and implemented cloud.

    But, what’s there for small and medium businesses (SMBs) regarding cloud computing? Is cost reduction everything that a cloud computing business model can offer to SMBs or are there additional benefits?

  • Cloud industrializes ERP with IBM Lifecycle as a Service (LCaaS) for SAP Solution

    Freitag, 18. Mai 2012

    When speaking with the CIOs of major enterprises and who have implemented enterprise resource planning (ERP), such as SAP, we generally get following impressions:

  • It’s about the journey and the destination

    Donnerstag, 17. Mai 2012

    On the road to better IT 

    I guess it is entirely possible to relocate to another city and bring none of your possessions with you.  Fly in, buy a house, and go shopping – everything new and shiny.  Furniture bought specifically for that house.  The realm of possibilities though is not the same as probability.  It is more likely that you will need to assess your belongings, decide what to take, pack up your stuff, and make it work in your new home.