Christopher Wilder

Migrating Applications to the Cloud: Security, Scalability, and Sensibility Rule The Day

There are many good reasons to move from legacy infrastructure on servers to cloud-enabled solutions.  Most revolve around reducing operating costs and making your business more nimble.  However, moving to the cloud will not solve all your application ills. The benefits, in most cases, outweigh the downs. Depending on the application, vendors need to make …

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HP Cloud is Dead: Long Live HP Cloud

Mark Twain once said, “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” In that vein, maybe Meg Whitman would say, “The rumors of our HP’s Public Cloud’s death have been greatly exaggerated”. There is no doubt that HP’s future in the Public Cloud market is going to be challenged, especially in light of the …

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Vendors Need to Plan Ahead When Enabling Applications for the Cloud: Part 1

A wise man once said, “Buy what you can…Build what you need…Integrate for competitive advantage.”  With the evolving cloud market, this motto is even more relevant today than the early days of client/server enterprise applications. Both end-user DevOps and technology vendors are moving at a hyper-rate to migrate their applications to the cloud and out …

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Like a Dog Chasing its Tail: Everything Comes Full-Circle

Over the past 15 years, I have had the opportunity to work in, around, and on the idiosyncratic world of the industry analysts. The experience, witnessed both as a practitioner and as a consultant, in helping over two dozen organizations and our firm training over 3,500 marketing and analyst relations professionals, has taught me a …

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