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Enterprise Cloud For business success and IT relevance

The easier you make it for your business to use IT, the more your company will rely upon, IT.  We know that thanks to an economic theory called Jevons paradox. The Jevons paradox states that as technology evolves and processes … Continue reading

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Getting private cloud? Better change your funding model

Another term for private cloud is IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS). IT must mirror public cloud providers by charging users for resource consumption. Without the natural consequences resulting from a pay-as-you-go model, users tend to over-consume. A chargeback model drives efficiency because users naturally want to minimize their costs. When a BU manager sees, for example, that her department is being charged each month for the 20 VMs they no longer use, she takes the initiative to have them decommissioned.
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Microsoft recycles same old VMware smack

The premise that VMware is stuck in the virtualization past is nonsensical, but Microsoft may be striving for “cool” rather than reason. Perhaps the folks in Redmond are still smarting from the famous “I’m a Mac” campaign and consider VMlimited as their opportunity to play the hip underdog role this time around.
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