We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best Solutions Review resources that solutions-seekers should consult while in the research phase of implementing a new cloud technology. Since each organization needs a tool to match up with their own specific use cases, these resources allow researchers to sift through solutions that satisfy a wide range of compute requirements.
1. 6 Must-Read Cloud Computing Best Sellers
Solutions Review has compiled a cross-section of the best selling books on the subject of Cloud Platforms. Below you will find a library of books from recognized experts in the field of Cloud Computing covering topics ranging from cloud strategy and architecture to virtualization and replication.
2. Our 2016 Cloud Platform Vendor Buyers Guide: Compare the Top 29 cloud computing Vendors.
PaaS. IaaS. SaaS. Never before have organizations been presented with such a compelling collection of Cloud solutions. From the largest tech companies in the world like Microsoft, Amazon and Google to an amazing array of smaller providers, Cloud Platforms are available to fill every need. Solutions Review is providing this complimentary Guide offering analysis of Top 28 Cloud Platform solution providers, featuring: 28 Profiles of the Top Solutions Providers, and the Top 10 Questions to Ask Potential Vendors (and yourself).
3. 10 Free Cloud Computing eBooks
Whether your understanding of cloud computing is clear as a sunny day, or a little foggy, these cloud computing books are sure to teach you something new. These ten free eBooks are provided by every walk of IT professional, cloud computing solution vendors, and industry leaders. Happy reading!
4. The Best Cloud Computing Tools to Improve Your Business (without the commitment)
If your business is looking to leverage cloud computing capabilities but you aren’t ready to fully commit to cloud migration, there are several tools and cloud services that you can still leverage to save you time, money, man power, and stress.
5. The Top 23 Cloud and #DevOps Influencers to Follow on Twitter
Staying on top of the latest industry news and trends is a big part of the job for any IT pro, and Twitter is a great resource, but with 243 million active users, it can be difficult to parse the good from the bad. Lucky for you, we’ve combed through the Twittersphere (all 243 million users, I swear) and pulled the top 23 DevOps and Cloud influencers and thought leaders in the Twittersphere, presented here in no particular order.
6. Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) Comparison Matrix
The PaaS comparison Matrix compares the top PaaS vendors and solutions across five categories specifically designed to help businesses and developers choose the solutions that best fits their needs, whether those needs are runtime, software stack, services offered, or macro issues such as data residency.
7. The Solutions Review Cloud Glossary
Foggy on your cloud jargon? We’ve got you covered. Solutions Review’s A to Z cloud computing IT glossary has definitions for 50 of the most popular cloud computing terms and acronyms.
8. Top 10 Tools for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Cloud Computing
DevOps is a collection of strategies built towards the goal of rapidly and effectively producing high-quality software-based products and services while eliminating inefficiencies. The DevOps point-of-view is that your technology infrastructure should be able to react on the fly to a market that’s constantly changing. Automation is the single biggest enabler for DevOps, and cloud infrastructure and automation tools make this possible. Often times, maintenance tasks call for ‘all hands on deck’ to keep systems running smoothly. Below is a list of game changing Infrastructure automation tools to help manage your work load.
9. What’s Changed: Gartner’s 2016 Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service Magic Quadrant
Reflected in this year’s Magic Quadrant report, and as you might expect, are significant shifts in the ever-evolving cloud computing market. In the last year we’ve seen a considerable market consolidation, which has caused some interesting shifts in vendor positioning, and some vendors have been dropped from the report completely. At Solutions Review, We read the 38 page report, and pulled a few of what we consider key takeaways and changes since the 2015 iteration.
10. 2016 Cloud Platform Product Feature Review
You may be familiar with the popular cloud solutions providers like Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure and Oracle, but have you considered other cloud products that may suit your specific business needs? This article explores several cloud computing vendors (both in and outside of our buyer’s guide) and the progressive features and capabilities that make each solution unique.)
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