Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship

Continuing on my last post, I wanted to take some time to examine the role of Cloud Business Brokers (I was going to jump into Technical Cloud Brokers, but well, call me spontaneous), and how, like other broker models, they can provide valuable service to organizations to are looking to transition to cloud methodology, or who want to augment their existing build.

Let’s jump in shall we? Continue reading

It’s Amazing How Productive Doing Nothing Can Be.

Let’s face it, sorting out all the various cloud offerings from service providers, technology manufacturers software developers is getting more difficult. It seems as if every day there is a new cloud platform or automation tool available, and it is becoming increasingly difficult for organizations to keep track of all these advancements without losing sight of their organizations own objectives.

It is from this that we are seeing an increased need for a new type of service provider, the cloud broker. Cloud brokers will start to play a key role in three areas of opportunities according to Gartner, cloud service intermediation, aggregation and cloud service arbitrage. So why do we need cloud brokers? Continue reading