By some estimates, 40% of companies today will no longer be in business in ten years. Why? The democratizing forces of cloud computing are changing the dynamics by which businesses compete. To thrive in the new cloud economy, IT organizations need to transform their computing environments to enable more business innovation, faster time-to-market and better operational efficiencies. Those that fail to heed this cloud siren call could end up in the digital dustbin of history. ESG covers all facets of the cloud computing landscape – from hyper scale cloud service providers to traditional datacenter technology vendors to emerging technology startups. As businesses move towards a hybrid blend of private and multi-public cloud consumption, we’ll continue to track the trends that could define the victors and the vanquished in this highly dynamic market space.
Edwin Yuen is an analyst covering Cloud Platforms & Services, Data Protection, Systems Management, and DevOps. Edwin covers Cloud Platforms, from hyperscale public clouds to on-premises private cloud technologies, as well as Management solutions, including automation and orchestration technologies. Data Protection covers both traditional backup and recovery products as well as the emerging, data management products covering data compliance and security. For DevOps, Edwin has worked on projects such as OpenStack, CloudFoundry, Stackato, and helped create Softricity/Microsoft App-V.
Edwin has been part of creating, marketing, and selling some of the top cloud, management, and DevOps solutions in the market today and has been a leader for almost 25 years at key IT vendors, including Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.