Issue OverviewIT in Europe - February 2012
Once a company decides to take the plunge into cloud territory, it must decide if a private/internal cloud is the way to go and then build a business case to sell it to other decision makers in the organisation. In this e-zine, we report on the benefits of adopting a private cloud model and the trade-offs involved such as management issues. We will also cover self-service provisioning and capacity management in a private cloud; measuring the ROI of the private cloud; choosing a service provider and how to read an SLA (service-level agreement); private cloud best practices; and how to share resources. Access >>>
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Using automation, self-service provisioning to build a private cloud
by Daniel Eason, Contributor
IT pros that recognise cloud computing benefits want to build one behind closed doors. But a private cloud requires automation, self-service provisioning and management planning.
- Using automation, self-service provisioning to build a private cloud by Daniel Eason, Contributor
In-house vs. moving to the cloud: Data centre learning guide
by Archana Venkatraman
Moving IT to the cloud can have certain advantages such as scalability and flexibility, but in-house data centres score on security aspects.
- In-house vs. moving to the cloud: Data centre learning guide by Archana Venkatraman
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