Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a cloud computing analyst and the curator of CloudU, a year-long educational program about cloud computing that is sponsored by Rackspace Hosting. In the face of a myriad of marketing messages from different vendors (and multiple opinions on what cloud even is, let alone where its benefits lie), this long-term, educational series honestly and openly lays out the facts about cloud computing. Follow Ben on Twitter @benkepes.

Cloud Computing Raises Total IT Expenditure: Why That’s a Good Thing

I recently wrote a paper looking at the economics of cloud computing. In the paper I identified a number of economic impacts of cloud computing-reduced unit cost being one...

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eWEEK TweetChat, October 18: Optimizing Your Data Analytics Practice

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be Optimizing Your Data Analytics Practice, and...

Remote IT Monitoring Product Review: Code Sentry

Earlier this year, I interviewed Jonathan Guy, VP of Engineering for RF Code regarding its new Sentry product, which promises to make management of...

ServiceNow’s Dave Wright on the Future of IT Operations Management

I spoke with Dave Wright, Chief Innovation Officer at ServiceNow, about the future of enterprise IT, the pain points he’s hearing from his enterprise...

Executive Spotlight: Alan Peacock, GM of Delivery and Operations, IBM Cloud

When it comes to financial industry technologies and challenges, Alan Peacock has witnessed and worked with far more than most people. After graduating from college...

Mitel Embraces CLM to Add Value to Communications

Communications provider Mitel has made it a strategic priority to focus on customer lifecycle management (CLM) principles to ensure its customers are getting full value...