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...

Latest Posts

Deloitte’s David Linthicum on Optimizing Your Multicloud

I spoke with David Linthicum, Chief Cloud Strategy Officer at Deloitte Consulting, about his advice for handling the key pain points that companies face...

Zscaler Brings a New Approach to Experience Management

Understanding user experience has been somewhat of a “Holy Grail” for the IT industry for decades. Many vendors have tried, yet none have managed...

Dell APEX: Increasing Consistency in Multi-Cloud Deployments

As enterprises have increasingly chosen multi-cloud deployments over single vendor engagements, the need to define and address complexity has never been greater. Dell Technologies’...

Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami on the Future of Multicloud

I spoke with Rajiv Ramaswami, President and CEO of Nutanix, about key trends and issues in multicloud computing, including the future of this emerging...

The Urgent Need to Align Business Strategy with ESG

One-off sustainability initiatives and short-term goals just don’t make the cut in today’s ESG-focused market. Consumers now demand greater transparency into business operations, supply...