Cloud Computing Evangelist, Blogger and Lecturer at IAmOnDemand.com. Ofir has extensive experience helping ISV companies with cloud adoption and management. Today, Ofir is a Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist at Newvem. Prior to this Ofir led ClickSoftware's On-Demand initiative and established the company cloud offering. He also held several positions at Zarathustra - SaaS development, including the company CEO.
The thoughts are his own and don’t represent anyone or anything he is currently associated with.
By Ofir Nachmani on August 14, 2013
The public cloud market is young, despite AWS’ growth and current worth of a few billion dollars. Most of the enterprise’s IT resources are still hosted on the organizational premise supported by VMware hypervisor. The enterprise hybrid challenge is hidden in the cloud utility model’s basic notion of hardware as software, whereas legacy application topology, […]
Posted in Enterprise, Featured Posts, Platforms | Tagged Amazon Web Services, Bessemer Venture Partners, cloud computing, hybrid cloud, Hypervisor, Norwest Venture Partners, public cloud, Ravello, Ravello Systems, Sequoia Capital, vmware
By Ofir Nachmani on July 17, 2013
Cloud brokers were recognized and described by Gartner analysts as the `Intermediary services that support fast cloud adoption`. From their customers’ perspectives cloud brokers are the system integrators (SI) or the `cloud enablers` that support fast adoption and maintenance of cloud technologies. For example, the independent software vendor (ISV) can benefit greatly from a cloud […]
Posted in Enterprise, Featured Posts, Infrastructure | Tagged accenture, amazon, amazon cloud, Amazon Web Services, business, cloud, Cloud Broker, Cloud brokerage, cloud computing, Cloud Ecosystem, gartner, IT MSP, managed services, reuven cohen, system integrator | 1 Response
By Ofir Nachmani on May 14, 2013
The benefits of migrating workloads between different cloud providers or between private and public clouds can only truly be redeemed with an understanding of the cloud business model and cloud workload management. It seems that cloud adoption has reached the phase where advanced cloud users are creating their own hybrid solutions or migrating between clouds […]
Posted in Featured Posts, Platforms | Tagged Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Cloud Costs, Cloud Migration, Cloud utilzation, Cloud Workloads, data portability, hybrid cloud, migration, private cloud | 3 Responses
By Ofir Nachmani on January 9, 2013
HP stands still, not taking the initiatives and real risks expected of a true industry leader. At the Discover conference, I learned why some companies don’t last and why this IT giant is at risk of losing in this new era IT battle.
Posted in Analysis, Enterprise, Featured Posts, Infrastructure, Marketing, Strategy | Tagged amazon, Amazon Web Services, aws, HP Cloud Service, HP Discover, jeff bezos, openstack, php cloud, sla | 7 Responses
By Ofir Nachmani on August 26, 2012
What’s your first priority cloud security concern ? From an attacker’s perspective, cloud providers aggregate access to many victims’ data into a single point of entry. As the cloud environments become more and more popular, they will increasingly become the focus of attacks. Some organizations think that liability can be outsourced, but no, it cannot! […]