The adoption of the Internet Of Things (IoT) is growing and its growth is
synonymous with the growth of Cloud. As per predictions from IDC:
IoT and the Cloud: Within the next five years, more than 90% of all IoT data
will be hosted on service provider platforms as cloud computing reduces the
complexity of supporting IoT "Data Blending".
This means that any organization that wanted to transform themselves using
IoT has to automatically embrace the cloud too, especially the public cloud.
This brings in an important aspect with respect to the CIO mindset that cloud
is no longer an optional component to be evaluated in their strategic roadmap
but a component that's essential for the very survival of the organizations
Splitting the Enterprise IT We Know
The above thought process leads to the fact that future enterprise IT has to
be viewed as three distinct un... (more)
Windows 10: The Next Chapter
On January 21, 2015, Microsoft unveiled the next major beta of Windows 10,
the Consumer Preview, with an event at the company's home in Redmond,
Washington. As it is a major release for Microsoft we expected to see several
new features toward Microsoft's vision of ‘Mobile First' & ‘Cloud First'
and toward a Universal Application Platform across all of desktop, laptop,
mobile devices, gaming devices and other Internet Of Things.
Most of the preview predictions indicate the inclusion of Cortana Digital
Assistant as part of Windows 10. Cortana is not some... (more)
Growing Adoption of Containerization:
The concept and subsequent adoption of 'Containerization'' is growing at a
rapid speed with the support of almost every other major player in the
This concept is much more efficient than the Virtualization which has been a
major option for Infrastructure optimization in the past decade.
The following factors distinguish a Container from a Virtual Machine.
Containers contain only the application specific libraries and binaries. They
do not include a guest operating system. Rather all the operating system
requirements are derived from t... (more)
My Wish List From Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions in 2015
As the DevOps movement is growing every day, naturally we find quite of lot
of vendors offering DevOps solutions.
The main reason for multiple different offerings from multiple vendors is the
lack of clear definition and understanding among the consumers of DevOps.
Most of the offerings back track from benefits of DevOps, as DevOps is all
about fast turn around of new business capability features from a software
product towards its end customers. This means that wide array of products
that aim at, faster provisioning (Cl... (more)
PaaS Will Rule
While the initial usage of the cloud platform was clearly for the IaaS
offerings, the trend is shifting and the PaaS delivery model is gaining a lot
of attention. Most of the analysts like IDC and Gartner have predicted huge
growth for PaaS in the coming years. IDC predicts Platform as a Service
(PaaS) and cloud storage services will be the fastest-growing categories,
driven by major upticks in developer cloud services adoption and Big
Data-driven solutions, respectively.
Enterprise software services during the last decade are mainly split between
the major player... (more)