Cloud Computing & Virtualization

December 7, 2011

Creating Application awareness in IT Virtualization Environments

  Author Marcia Kaufman, COO and Principal Analyst Sponsored by IBM As IT organizations work to increase the flexibility, efficiency, and cost effectiveness of their data centers, many have focused on server virtualization. These companies are also leveraging server virtualization as an important starting point for their journey to adopt cloud computing. However, server virtualization alone is not sufficient […]

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July 18, 2011

The Challenge of Managing On-line Transaction Processing Applications in the Cloud Computing World

Author Marcia Kaufman, COO and Principal Analyst Sponsored by CloudTran In highly competitive markets, companies are increasingly turning to cloud computing as a way to improve their ability to react to market changes. Whether we are looking at financial services, healthcare, or retail, cloud computing is becoming a strategic approach. Many industries are grappling with […]

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September 15, 2010

The Journey to Cloud Computing: from experimentation to business reality

Authors Judith Hurwitz, PresidentMarcia Kaufman, COO and Principal Analyst Sponsored by IBM Insight into the journey to enterprise cloud computing from a quality of service perspective. Many companies have initially looked to virtualization to drive higher utilization of IT resources, lower capital expenses, and enable the scalability required to support business growth. These companies have […]

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January 25, 2010

Linux and Commercial Software: Combining to Support the Cloud Environment

Author Judith Hurwitz, CEO Sponsored by IBM The cloud in cloud computing provides the  means through which everything from computing power to computing infrastructure, applications, business processes to personal collaboration can be delivered to the user as a service. Cloud computing has become one of the most important technical and business trends in decades. Increasingly, […]

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October 1, 2009

Virtualization is Not A Silver Bullet

Author Robin Bloor Sponsored by CA Why and How Virtualization Needs To Be Managed Virtualization is an excellent technology that was introduced to the IT market at an appropriate time when the majority of applications needed far less than the resources offered by an “off-the shelf” server. Moore’s Law had run rampant for decades doubling […]

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