Bernard Golden

Named by Wired.com as one of the 10 most influential people in cloud computing, Bernard Golden serves as vice president of strategy for ActiveState Software, an independent provider of CloudFoundry. He is the author of four books on virtualization and cloud computing, his most recent book being Amazon Web Services for Dummies. Learn more about him at www.bernardgolden.com.

The long, slow death of private cloud continues

Why private clouds will suffer a long, slow death

Why private clouds will suffer a long, slow death

While private cloud proponents have spent the last five years focusing on getting their IaaS offerings working, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have moved way beyond core computing services. And you don’t have to strain to hear the death...

Cloud consequences: JP Morgan calls time on IT-as-usual

Cloud consequences: JP Morgan calls time on IT-as-usual

IT as we know it is on the brink of massive disruption. Enterprise IT groups will struggle to rebalance skills while vendors struggle for survival. How will your organization fare in the new cloud-centric world?

What cloud computing means for your applications

What cloud computing means for your applications

Cloud computing is remaking the entire IT stack, from the foundation to the customer level. The application layer is no different.

IT Moves from SGA to COGS

IT Moves from SGA to COGS

Accounting – or, more accurately, IT finance – is undergoing just as dramatic a shift as the reset of IT, and with good reason.

4 principles that will shape the future of IT

4 principles that will shape the future of IT

It’s a software-driven, open source world, and we’re just living in it.

Open source in the enterprise brings opportunities and challenges

Open source in the enterprise brings opportunities and challenges

When large IT organizations embrace open source software, good things can happen. And with any kind of shift in methodology, there are obstacles to overcome. When it comes to adopting open source, though, enterprises may longer have a...

5 cloud computing predictions for 2016

5 cloud computing predictions for 2016

CIO.com’s Bernard Golden looks into the near future of cloud computing. Here’s what he sees.

Why are we racing to DevOps?

Why are we racing to DevOps?

While it seems the IT world is rushing to embrace the concept of DevOps, not everyone agrees on what it actually means. Pivoting toward something that’s still a bit fuzzy might sound alarms in your organization, but you might not be...

5 IT industry predictions for 2016 from Forrester and IDC

5 IT industry predictions for 2016 from Forrester and IDC

The continued dominance of the cloud, and the continued shortage of talent paint a perplexing picture of the state of IT next year.

The power of IoT on display at Cloud Expo Asia

The power of IoT on display at Cloud Expo Asia

You think mobile’s big? Just wait until the Internet of Things transforms everything around us, from milk cartons to highway overpasses.

Real world lessons from AWS re:Invent 2015

Real world lessons from AWS re:Invent 2015

Amazon Web Services’ signature conference continues to show how customers both large and small are solving their real IT challenges, which is one of the reasons it’s evolved into a must-attend conference.

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