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How can businesses leverage the cloud for maximum benefit? How is the cloud changing the way businesses organize themselves and approach information technology? How are the most successful businesses leveraging cloud technology for increased competitiveness and productivity? We answer these questions and more with a series of articles focused on the many ways cloud computing revolutionizes enterprise IT.

What is Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)?


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In an era where rapidly evolving and changing technology creates new opportunities at a breakneck pace, using the right technology can mean the difference between seizing or missing those opportunities. One such technology is ...

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The Cloud Offers High-Performance Scientific Computing


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High-performance computing (HPC) is an indispensable tool of modern scientific research. Applications of HPC to scientific data have resulted in insights that would have been beyond the grasp of researchers just a few years ago. Genome...

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Why is the Cloud a Superior Development Environment?


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If there's a set of people resistant to the idea of moving their work environment into the cloud, it's developers. Which is understandable in many ways. It's comforting to know that your code lives on systems that are under your...

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Cloud Basics: What is Cloud Bursting?


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The major benefits of cloud computing are the abilities to scale quickly and deploy additional resources as the need arises. But many businesses choose not to move their infrastructure lock, stock, and barrel into the cloud, instead...

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Who Says Small and Medium Businesses Don't Need IaaS


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As with most vague generalizations, the idea that Infrastructure as a Service offerings are not for small and medium enterprises is bogus. The argument goes like this: SMEs lack the expertise and experience to make the most of low-level...

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Why is the Hybrid Cloud Such a Big Deal?


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In the early days of the cloud, the public cloud was the cloud. The cloud was generally understood to be a platform created by a provider who offered multi-tenancy infrastructure as a service. As time went by, we saw cloud providers...

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Infrastructure as a Service Is Ideal For Small Businesses


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As a cloud watcher, it's interesting to track the various narrative strands that occupy the cloud media space. For a while, the dominant narratives surround the imminent demise of PaaS at the hands of container technology, and...

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Infrastructure as a Service the Perfect Load Testing Platform


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There's nothing quite as unpleasant for a developer of web or mobile apps than to have a particularly successful launch, only to have their app collapse under the weight of its own popularity. The same goes for enterprise software...

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Three Ways the Cloud is Changing the Business World


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The best kind of relationship changes both parties. Each adapts to the character, capabilities and strengths and weaknesses of the other. Each learns more about themselves from the other, and each grows into something different than...

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