Newsletter – February 2015
Cloud Cruiser Selected to Join the Microsoft Technology Center Partner Alliance
Cloud Cruiser, provider of an end-to-end solution for hybrid IT consumption-based delivery, announces that it has been selected to join the Microsoft Technology Center Partner Alliance, making its Cloud Cruiser Express™ and Cloud Cruiser Enterprise™ products available to customers during their MTC engagements.
IT Consumption-Based Service Management
|IT prides itself in attracting and growing some of the most creative minds in the business. If you don’t agree they are creative, just introduce a new set of staff productivity measures (remember lines of code and function points?) and see how long it takes for them to find a way to “beat” those measures.|
Is Your IT Operation Ready for the Arrival of the Internet of Things?
|If you thought that Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement was a challenge to your IT Department, you better prepare for the digital disruption from the Internet of Things (IoT) that will literally revolutionize your IT infrastructure, especially from a bandwidth perspective.|
Interview with Deirdre Mahon, Chief Marketing Officer of Cloud Cruiser, Inc.
|VSM: Ms. Mahon, tell us about Cloud Cruiser.DM: Cloud Cruiser is a software company that provides the only end-to-end solution for hybrid IT consumption-based delivery that enables enterprises and service providers to track usage by user and costs across public, private cloud and traditional IT computing environments.|
The Power of Transformation
|Imagine managing your bank balance with nothing but dollar amounts. That’s right, just amounts. No dates. No check numbers. No payee names. You just see a list of every dollar that was used and a balance but you have no way to know when or why the money was spent. That is the way many people view the invoices they get from a public cloud provider. The bill received has limited information on quantities and prices and a total amount due. The bill gets paid but the payer has limited confidence about what is really consumed.|
Are you Succeeding in Controlling Hybrid IT Spend?