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Building Your Cloud Roadmap – From Planning and Design to Oracle Managed Services

Building Your Cloud Roadmap – From Planning and Design to Oracle Managed Services

In Part 1and Part 2 of this short blog series on building a cloud roadmap, I’ve discussed how you can plan a successful cloud transformation for your business by applying the steps that Oracle Cloud consultants and implementation experts use. In today’s article, we’ll talk about a few migration tasks you’re unlikely to be able to complete in-house […]

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How to Build a Cloud Roadmap Like the Oracle Consulting Firms Do

In our last article, I discussed some of the steps that business leaders can take to build their unique roadmap to the cloud, following the methodologies of experienced Oracle consulting firms. In today’s article, you’ll learn more steps that Oracle consulting firms use to migrate your business to the cloud. Ready? Let’s dive in. Or, rather, […]

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How an Oracle Implementation Partner Creates Your Roadmap to the Cloud – Step by Step

Many years ago, I read a great white paper all about migrating businesses to the cloud. I appreciated the writer’s clear explanation of the processes and procedures that help ensure successful cloud migrations, but what stuck with me was the reasoning behind building a clear, actionable cloud roadmap. As I remember, it said that though many businesses have […]

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Multi-Cloud 101: Part 3 – Ensuring Security in Multi-Cloud Systems including Oracle Cloud

Today’s many compliance regulations leave almost every company scrambling to keep up, but highly regulated industries can find themselves in a difficult situation that limits their competitive stance because traditional IT practices suggest that security is best achieved with in-house data centers managed by in-house teams. Increasing evidence demonstrates that cloud vendors such as Oracle […]

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Multi-Cloud 101: Part 1 – What Is the Multi-Cloud? Does It Include Oracle Cloud?

According to Cloud Computing News, more than half of all enterprises are using cloud as their primary data infrastructure already but are interested in expanding their cloud capabilities by optimizing their costs, increasing their agility, and mitigating their perceived or real security risk. If this sounds like you, you may want to consider a multi-cloud environment. […]

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“Blank” as a Service – Why Businesses Choose “as a Service” Offerings (Part 2)

In our last article in this series, we talked about “as a service” technologies – the newest, most popular way for businesses to use software, hardware, and any other tech solution at a competitive cost. In Part 2 of the series, we’ll talk about the most popular forms of “as a service” offerings and why businesses […]

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“Blank” as a Service – Why & How Everything Is Being Sold “as a Service” (Part 1)

These days, pretty much anything can be sold “as a service” – and by anything, I mean anything. You can get everything from groceries to cars to business technology as a service. But how do all these “as a service” offerings work, what the heck do all those “aaS” acronyms stand for, and, most importantly, is this […]

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Are VARs and MSPs the New Dinosaurs? Part 3: 10 Things to Look for When Choosing an Oracle Cloud Provider

In the previous articles in this three-part series on the importance of cloud innovation for modern businesses, you learned all about how consumers drove the trend toward cloud and why most VARs and MSPs struggle to keep up with the pace of business today (part 1). You also found out why innovation is critical to […]

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Are VARs and MSPs the New Dinosaurs? Part 2: The Importance of Multi-Stage Innovation During an Oracle Cloud Migration

In our last blog, part 1 of the “Are VARs and MSPs the New Dinosaurs?” series, we tracked the evolution of the cloud’s popularity, looking at emerging technologies and market-driven factors. We also started to define the needs that today’s forward-looking companies have, and we advanced a few explanations as to why most VARs (value-added resellers) and […]

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Are VARs and MSPs the New Dinosaurs? Part 1: The Cloud Evolution and Its Impact on Consulting Firms

Recent studies suggest that 83% of enterprise workloads will be on the cloud by 2020, which means that cloud adoption is undeniably on the rise. This shift isn’t surprising considering the wide range of cloud solutions now available, including SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS options that can drastically reduce CapEx investments and increase operational agility for modern […]

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