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Your Guide to Multicloud Part 6: Do You Have the 5 Key Skills for Multicloud Readiness?

Not sure if your I&O department is ready to make the leap to a multicloud environment? Scan this handy checklist to see which tasks and capabilities you already possess, versus which ones you still have yet to master for your multicloud strategy.  When migrating to the cloud or multicloud, you know that a roadmap is […]

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Your Guide to Multicloud Part 5: Data Management Tips & Tricks for the Multicloud

Multicloud environments can lead to data management challenges all too easily. In this article, you will gain insight into why and how the multicloud affects your data management practices, you will learn tips to simplify the process of data management, and you will discover why data success in multicloud may require you to “unlearn” common […]

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Your Guide to Multicloud Part 4: How I&O Leaders Can Maintain Relevance in a Multicloud World

This article offers strategies that I&O leaders can use to position themselves as in-house experts on all things cloud. At the close of this article, you will understand the steps you must take to stay relevant in the Age of Multicloud. You will also know who to ask when you are ready for help setting […]

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Your Guide to Multicloud Part 3: Why I&O Leaders Lay Awake Worrying About Multicloud (And How CSPs Can Help!)

In this article, we will address the top worries that I&O leaders have about multicloud environment deployments and provide a brief introduction on how you can fix each of these potential issues with internal skills or by working with a cloud solutions provider with expertise in multicloud environments.  Part One touched briefly on potential concerns […]

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Your Guide to Multicloud Part 2: Multicloud Myths and Facts 

Do not be fooled! Many of the so-called “benefits” of multicloud are oversold or are based on out-of-date reasoning. At the conclusion of this article, you will have the facts you need to clearly identify and dispel long-standing myths about multicloud solution deployments.  Multicloud environments offer a range of benefits over their single-cloud counterparts, but […]

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Your Guide to Multicloud Part 1: What Is Multicloud?

After reading this article, you will have a clear understanding of what the multicloud is and how to most effectively leverage it across your organization.  Before beginning an investigation into the best way for I&O leaders to position their departments and expertise in a changing multicloud world, it is best if we make sure that […]

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For Help During the COVID-19 Emergency, Turn to Your MSP

According to the Pandemic Preparedness team at Gartner, “A pandemic can result in a possible staff absenteeism exceeding 40% for extended and sequential periods.”  As an I&O leader, how would your team handle that level of absenteeism? It’s likely that, at this point, your I&O team is overwhelmed with Work From Home (WFH) support requests, […]

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Three Tips for CIOs During COVID-19

As the president extends national social distancing recommendations to April 30, and states consider extending their stay-at-home orders, it’s become increasingly clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will last for a while. Since nearly 75% of Americans will soon be stuck at home most of the time, you’ve probably already planned or executed your Work From […]

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Your Digital Business Transformation: Is There a Future for ERP? (Part 4)

Part 4 will be my final article about how an “Enterprise Business Capabilities” (EBC) strategy will lead to true digital business transformation by overcoming outdated ERP thinking in the next decade of the 2020s. If you haven’t seen the other parts yet, check out why EBC will be critical for enterprise success, what EBC is, […]

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Your Digital Business Transformation: Is There a Future for ERP? (Part 3)

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this in-depth series on digital business transformation for the future of the enterprise, I offered a clear explanation on what an “Enterprise Business Capabilities” (EBC) strategy is and why EBC is critical for enterprises as we enter into the new decade of the 2020s. Now, let’s talk about how your […]

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Tony Deller Manager Data Center Technical Engineering