“Choices made, whether bad or good, follow you forever and affect everyone in their path one way or another.” –J.E.B. Spredemann, An Unforgivable Secret
For several years now, one of the most used words in the last couple years in every IT organization has been “cloud”. Why? Because using or providing “cloud” services is one of the main objectives for CIOs and CTOs across the globe.
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A survey conducted by Red Hat among its customer base found that two thirds, or 70 percent, of respondents cited cloud infrastructure to be a top funding priority of 2017. On top of that, 52 percent of organizations stated that cloud strategy will be the main focus of their IT spend in the upcoming year. While it is true that infrastructure can easily be seen as the boring underbelly of IT, it is also true that streamlining and fortifying the foundation of any IT ecosystem via a solid and effective cloud strategy can be crucial to business objectives. An effective cloud strategy involves a few thinking points before one can dig into the work at hand. In the first webinar of a five-part Private Cloud Blog Series, Red Hat’s Stephane Lefrere and Matt Nolan discuss many initial and critically important thinking points in Key Considerations of an Effective Cloud Strategy. Below is a quick recap of the webinar. You also can rewatch it here and sign up for the next ones here.
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The long-term business value of introducing cloud infrastructure to the enterprise remains clear and uncontested. Standardizing and automating to a cloud infrastructure leads to a reduction in TCO and yields a high-performing, cost-effective and a stable platform that accelerates innovation. Yet, we continue to hear of the same challenges as businesses tackle a migration to the cloud, from the struggle to rapidly provision systems, to scaling cloud computing environments that didn’t quite serve the requirements of business users.
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At Red Hat Summit 2015, Ken Goetz, Vice President of Global Learning Services, Pete Hnath, Director of Curriculum, and Randy Russell, Director of Certification, took to the stage to address the technology training market and to highlight the new features, courses, and plans for Red Hat Training and Certification. The two main topics these leaders in Global Learning Services wanted to stress were how Red Hat Training is facilitating the implementation of next generation architecture with new content and how Red Hat Training is expanding the ways they offer training.
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by Randy Russell (Red Hat)
The Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Hybrid Cloud Management is now available for IT professionals who want validation of their skills in configuring and using CloudForms, Red Hat’s hybrid cloud management solution. CloudForms fills an important role within Red Hat’s product portfolio by providing a bridge from existing virtualization solutions in traditional data centers to newer Infrastructure-as-a-Service models that must work across multiple vendors, on-premise and public clouds.
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OpenStack gives modern IT organizations the tools they need to be strategic partners in their businesses. By using these practices, you can build an OpenStack environment that meets your enterprise needs.
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To be successful in today’s IT landscape, you have to not only use industry-leading products, but also have the knowledge required to maximize the value of these emerging technologies. But you already knew that.
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