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Cloud computing refers to the use of Internet ("cloud") based computer technology for a variety of services. It is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualisedresources are provided as a service over the Internet. Users need not have knowledge of, expertise in, or control over the technology infrastructure "in the cloud" that supports them.
Many organizations are breaking down on the traditional IT silos to look at applications, infrastructure, and management as one organization working together to provide a real-time model of what is happening across the enterprise. Read this eBook from a recent IT executive panel to learn how industry experts are addressing these challenges.
Webinar Published By: GoToMeeting
Published Date: Jul 29, 2011
Watch this on-demand Webinar to hear Terrence Gargiulo, president of MakingStories.net, share stories of how companies use virtual collaboration technology to address these challenges and effectively manage projects.
White Paper Published By: Cisco
Published Date: Jul 27, 2011
This EMA White Paper examines in more detail the building blocks for private cloud computing - automation, virtualization, and cloud service management - and provides EMA's recommendations for a phased approach to cloud computing, based on EMA's maturity model, research data, and enterprise activities, with prescriptive approach and some sample use cases to help get started.
White Paper Published By: Cisco
Published Date: Jul 27, 2011
Read this white paper to learn how IT organizations can implement an effective Service Catalog that will enable them to reap the full benefits of self-service in virtualized and cloud computing environments.
The Red Hat Cloud Quickstart consulting engagement leverages Red Hat's Cloud Foundations Reference Architecture Edition One to speed up assessing the viability of a cloud environment for your enterprise, and, if chosen, it can demonstrate a tangible implementation of a private cloud for testing purposes.
Do you have an effective cloud governance plan? This whitepaper guides you through best practices for ensuring your applications and data can safely move between clouds - whether they are private, public or hybrid.
Organizations around the world are benefiting from public clouds. But, when production applications or critical data is involved, it's important to extend on-premise governance to your public or hybrid cloud resources. Effective cloud governance is possible.
Virtualization and cloud computing are sometimes discussed interchangeably. But gaining the full benefits of cloud computing requires approaches and processes that often aren't in place where ad hoc virtualization is the norm. Join us and learn how to make a smooth transition.
In a new video, security analyst Rich Mogull discusses mobile data protection topics and addresses many issues, including, the latest trends in mobile security, mobile device management, and mobile data protection.
Maintain visibility and control, regardless of device or OS. The consumerisation of enterprise information technology is one of the most significant security concerns today. Gartner's Analyst Ken Delaney explains the impact of consumerisation on enterprise IT.
Answers to Your Mobile Device Data Protection Questions. The IT landscape is changing quickly, Get expert advice on developing a strategy and learn how your organization can manage security on employee-owned mobile devices.
The Consumerisation of Enterprise Mobility: A Formidable Challenge for CIOs, but a great opportunity. Download the Trend Micro Enterprise Security Whitepaper: The Consumerisation of Enterprise Mobility to learn the secrets to data protection on mobile devices.
Download the white paper "Evaluating and Contracting for Cloud Financials: Best Practice Considerations." You'll find practical advice and tips to ensure your choice is both cost-effective and right for your organization.
Ephemeral disk storage, also known as local disk devices is an important component in using the IBM® SmartCloud. This article details the layout of the virtual disk drives available to the Linux® and WindowsT operating systems for each choice of instance size in the IBM Cloud.
Are you getting the most you can out of your resource utilization? This technical note features two scenarios designed to illustrate the technical process of monitoring cloud services. Learn more about these time-saving,effective options for monitoring in the IBM Cloud.
Cloud computing doesn't just change where applications are run. It changes the processes used to build, deploy and ultimately manage them. Hear industry experts describe how cloud computing can modernize app development and testing to make your business more dynamic!
Get no nonsense, practical guidance on how to succeed as a cloud provider in the marketplace. Focusing on reality and not hype, this whitepaper addresses how to best evaluate cloud services/offerings, implement operations and approach customer engagement.
This whitepaper features valuable insights pertaining to cloud usage and implementation scenarios for test cloud environments. Includes helpful guidance and scenarios for IT Managers and CIOs alike regarding public, private and hybrid testing clouds.
IT Managers: Help your development team shorten project deadlines and test provisioning cycles, all while reducing capital and licensing expenses, as well operating costs. Don't get left behind. Get serious for cloud for business.
IT Managers: Reduce costs with enterprise ready environments. Take advantage of easy and flexible onboarding for business-ready virtual servers. Rapidly improve project set up and shorten development times. Find out how.
Comprehensive product capability discussed throughout this 15-page technical paper, including 11 Best Practices for the IBM Cloud. Written for IT Managers, IT Architects, and developers, learn how you can better manage SaaS cloud applications and bring new applications on line in the future.
If you're leading or working on a SaaS or PaaS project, interoperability and performance challenges through application migration processes are givens. Avoid common frantic missteps that will add time to your production cycles. This technical note offers specific proactive steps you can take to ensure to the successful migration of your enterprise apps.