Cloud

Reining In And Optimizing Cloud Spending

The fundamental advantage of using cloud services to deliver IT resources needed to support daily business operations is the flexibility they allow: on demand applications and instant infrastructure that can be ordered, provisioned, and delivered in minutes without the delays often involved in submitting equivalent requests to internal IT departments or waiting for suitable on-premise architecture to be implemented and configured.

Cloud

VMware’s Head – And Future – Is In The Clouds

More than a decade ago, VMware and its new server virtualization technology represented  significant threat to traditional OEMs like Dell, IBM, and Hewlett-Packard (now Hewlett Packard Enterprise) who were selling their boxes to enterprises that had to over-provision the systems they were bringing into make sure there was enough compute capacity to handle the biggest spikes in demand over the course of the year.