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Connecting to Your Cloud Provider – Internet, Direct Connect or Use the IP VPN?

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  • There are no real technical differences between cloud connectivity portfolios and traditional data connectivity
  • Public, private and hybrid cloud solutions are supported by different connectivity options from shared to dedicated infrastructure…
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Monitoring and Managing Business Applications in Hybrid Clouds: Technical Elegance or Road-kill?

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  • Monitoring the health of virtual infrastructure, for example on-demand computing resources and business-critical applications, running across hybrid clouds is a challenge
  • New generation cloud-aware and software management developers such as Intigua are emerging to help simplify unchartered waters of virtualizing servers, networks, and storage infrastructure…
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A short take on the cloud

I am going to break one of our primary tenets and use the word cloud directly in an article.  Since it is my rule, I get to break it, but only if the stars are perfectly aligned.  713 more words


PBS Works Featured in Desktop Engineering

PBS Works is currently featured in this month’s Desktop Engineering magazine, discussing On-Demand Computing with PBS. Click here to listen to the podcast with Bill Nitzberg, CTO, PBS Works.

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It has been hailed as a revolutionary development, an ideal solution to costly, CapEx-intensive traditional computing systems and the way forward for organisations of all sizes looking to cut costs and remove the burden of in-house IT management. 578 more words

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Utility (Cloud) Computing...Flashback to 1961 Prof. John McCarthy

In 1961, he was the first to publicly suggest (in a speech given to celebrate MIT’s centennial) that computer time-sharing technology might lead to a future in which computing power and even specific applications could be sold through the  192 more words

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