CloudCheckr, now proudly part of Spot by NetApp, has been named a leader and outperformer in the GigaOm Radar Report for Cloud Management Platforms. Our CloudCheckr CMx platform received this recognition — the highest level designated — based on our combination of features, product innovation, and maturity in the cloud management marketplace. GigaOm says of […]

Reducing cloud complexity requires a strategy that improves visibility, writes CloudCheckr CTO Anu Subramanian in CIO Review. As more organizations moving to public cloud, she says, they need a cloud strategy with visibility at its core. Subramanian writes: “Security concerns, compliance and a lack of application support are the top barriers to a rapid cloud […]

Use of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the rise in information technology (IT) and data centers, according to AI Business. Can the market expect further increases in AI for IT in 2022? That’s what AI Business asked several industry experts, including Rajiv Kanaujia, Head of Operations at NetApp (and previously the vice president of operations […]

IT certifications can be a real boon to your career or those of your staff, unless you fall prey to some of the common pitfalls associated with professional development. CloudCheckr CTO Anu Subramanian weighed in on IT certification mistakes to avoid in CIO this month. Subramanian advises IT professionals to be specific about their goals: […]

Highlights Companies are paying more attention to how much they’re spending on cloud computing. That means banks, retailers, and pharmas are increasingly looking for ‘FinOps’ cloud finance experts. But not everyone thinks it’ll last — managing IT cost may eventually become part of existing jobs. The amount of money that companies are spending in the […]

As part of the American Rescue Plan, President Joe Biden designated $1 billion to the Technology Modernization Fund, which provides additional support at the federal level, allowing local agencies to expand their IT budgets and permit modernization at increasing rates. However, when beginning a modernization project, it is crucial to evaluate the best strategies to […]

What are the true costs of public cloud? For many organizations, public cloud is more cost effective than running a data center. However, this has sparked some debate among industry experts, who spoke to SiliconANGLE about the issue of cloud costs. Re-examining cloud repatriation as a trend, CloudCheckr’s VP of Product Travis Rehl spoke with […]

  According to a recent CloudCheckr survey of enterprises, while 57% reported that more than half of their infrastructure is in the cloud, security concerns, compliance and regulations, and lack of application support remain significant challenges to cloud migration. Ninety-three percent of respondents said that their organizations face blockers with budgeting infrastructure cloud costs, and […]

The interview covered the report’s research around cloud migration trends and enterprises’ security and cost concerns as well as the mass shift to SaaS-based solutions during the pandemic. McKinnon also highlighted two very surprising statistics from the report: A full 50% of respondents are managing their IT infrastructure with spreadsheets Perhaps as a result, a […]

Cloud transformation is indeed happening quickly. A new survey from CloudCheckr reveals that 57% of respondents say more than half of their infrastructure now lives in the cloud. Within five years, 64% expect to be fully in the public cloud. That’s compared to 5% of respondents right now.   “While it’s no surprise to anyone how strong […]