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Basic Checklist For Computing Customers

By Balaji Viswanathan / May 7, 2012

Basic Checklist Transition to the cloud could be one of the most important decisions you make in your IT infrastructure management. Thus, it is important that you do it the right way. I have collected a list of the basic

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Cloud Auditing – Making Sure That Your Cloud Works Per Your Expectations

By Balaji Viswanathan / April 24, 2012

Cloud Auditing As cloud computing get increasingly complex and finds use in core enterprise applications, it it time to pay more attention to auditing. Auditing ensures that your cloud installations works per your expecations. The auditing could be done either

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Are You Overwhelmed By The Number Of Cloud Services To Manage?

By Balaji Viswanathan / April 23, 2012

Are You Overwhelmed By The Number Of Cloud Services To Manage? The past 2 years have seen a rapid adoption of cloud services among enterprises. CIOs and CTOs were able to convince the CEOs about the business case for cloud

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Understanding Cloud Pricing Models In Today’s World

By Gopan Joshi / April 18, 2012

Understanding Cloud Pricing Models Elastic pricing or Pay-as-you-Use model Under elastic pricing for cloud pricing, customers are charged based on their usage and consumption of a service. An elastic pricing structure makes users keenly aware of the cost of doing

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Determining The Cost Of The Cloud – How To Arrive There?

By Gopan Joshi / April 12, 2012

Determining The Cost Of The Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) This service model enables user organizations to forgo deployment of new datacenter equipment to handle growing operational needs. Rather, the business obtains needed IT infrastructure – servers, security, storage,

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What Are The Primary Cloud Service Models?

By Gopan Joshi / April 5, 2012

Cloud Service Models Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) This service model enables user organizations to forgo deployment of new datacenter equipment to handle growing operational needs. Rather, the business obtains needed IT infrastructure – servers, security, storage, networks, etc. –

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9 Trends That Impact The Future Of Mobile Cloud Computing

By Balaji Viswanathan / April 3, 2012

9 Trends that Impact the Future of Mobile Cloud Computing Mobile cloud is the convergence of cloud computing and mobile apps. It is one of the hottest trends in cloud computing that is expected to play an increasingly important role

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The Different Types Of Cloud And Their Relevance

By Gopan Joshi / April 2, 2012

Types of Cloud and their relevance There are three relevant types of clouds: Private (internal or vendor-hosted), Public (external), and Hybrid (mixed). Each cloud infrastructure has unique characteristics that can meet business objectives. Enterprise Private Cloud A private cloud enables

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Cloud signifies a fundamental shift from a traditional model to a more dynamic model

By Gopan Joshi / March 30, 2012

Traditional vs Dynamic Cloud computing is not just a trend. It is changing the way IT organizations drive business value. In a short span of time, cloud computing has changed the way in which businesses and individuals consume computing resources.

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Controlling Complexity In Converged Infrastructure

By CloudTweaks / March 23, 2012

Converged Infrastructure Converged infrastructure is very similar to an Airbus 380 – it has a tremendous amount of capacity, but there is no way a human can control it without the help of a very sophisticated control system. And just

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