Top Three Takeaways from #GartnerIO

By | December 8, 2017

If you were at the Gartner Data Center Conference this week in Las Vegas, then you probably have information overload after hearing all the great sessions from analysts and vendors. However, as we spoke with analysts and attendees alike, there were three things that came up again and again, whether

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The Barrier to Controlling Cloud Costs is Visibility

By | November 30, 2017

It seems like IT budgets have been under pressure since the beginning of time as managing costs is frequently discussed at IT tradeshows. For example, there is a Cost Optimization track at the upcoming Gartner Data Center Conference (#GartnerIO). If you look at analyst data over the last few years,

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Transforming IT to Deliver Agility across Multiple Clouds

By | November 22, 2017

As we saw in our previous blog, Gartner indicates that most organizations are leveraging 4.6 clouds on average. From this data, the point is pretty clear that organizations are transforming IT and moving to multi-cloud environments. If a multi-cloud environment is not properly deployed, it can lead to complexity and

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What is your Cloud Management and Brokering Strategy?

By | November 16, 2017

When I was at the Gartner Data Center Conference last year, it was clear that cloud was the buzz word of the day. I spoke with many organizations looking for a cloud strategy, but they weren’t sure where to start, or what the value would be. Cloud is a good

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HyperGrid @ #GartnerIO: Learn the Benefits of a Public Cloud Experience, On Premises

By | November 8, 2017

HyperGrid will be exhibiting at the Gartner Data Center Conference in December and the theme this year is “The Power of Connection: Leadership, Partnership and Technology”. At HyperGrid, we strive to partner with companies so that they can become a leader in their space by fully leveraging today’s technology to

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Simple Tools to Compare Cloud Costs

By | October 24, 2017

Organizations are implementing a cloud-first strategy to realize the ability and flexibility the cloud offers. One of the key drivers of a cloud first strategy is the expected cost savings the organization will realize. A recent TechTarget article by Mary K. Pratt outlines how it is very challenging to truly

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VMworld Attendees want the Flexibility of Cloud

By | October 10, 2017

The last thing to cover from our successful attendance at VMworld is our survey. We were able to get over 800 attendees to participate in our survey and the results show what I think we are all seeing in the market – IT is moving to cloud. We started with

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Infrastructure Refreshes or Innovation?

By | September 19, 2017

Enterprise Cloud-as-a-Service removes the need for refreshes If you were to say “infrastructure refresh” to a friend in IT, you would probably see them instantly shrink in their seat with a heavy sigh. Infrastructure refreshes of any kind can take weeks or months. Data and applications need to be migrated,

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Evaluator Group: TCO Analysis of HyperCloud™

By | September 14, 2017

I have been at HyperGrid for almost five months and one thing that is coming up again and again, is that it is very difficult for IT to really compare costs across different platforms. Comparing the cost of an upfront, all-in-one purchase to a lower monthly charge to make an

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