James Staten

Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

James Staten is a Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, providing insights and best-practice use of emerging infrastructure technology and services trends, including cloud computing (IaaS and public and private clouds), strategic rightsourcing, infrastructure consolidation, and application-specific infrastructure optimizations. James is the author of best-practice analysis on maturing your virtualization practices, building a cloud computing consumption strategy, and optimizing website infrastructures for blazing-fast performance.performance. He also advises clients on IT's role in business empowerment and HERO enablement.

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VMware community faces Innovator's Dilemma

VMware community faces Innovator's Dilemma

This week at the VMware Partner Exchange, CEO Pat Gelsinger and staff decided to demonize Amazon Web Services and their public cloud brethren in a very shortsighted defensive move that frankly betrays the fact that they don't understand the disruption they are facing.

March 1, 2013 by in VMWare

Dear Help Desk: What's Safe to do in the Cloud?

Dear Help Desk: What's Safe to do in the Cloud?

Your company is already using cloud services whether you like it or not, and trying to reverse history isn't an option. Encourage cloud consumption the right way by creating a policy that brings cloud use into the light where it can be monitored, managed and made better.

September 11, 2012 by in Cloud