Posts Tagged ‘ SaaS ’

Vegas as a Service

June 17, 2013
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CloudComputing

Recently when I was in Las Vegas for HP Discover I realized that the Venetian/Palazo complex is really a cloud: Vegas as a Service. IT could learn alot from Las Vegas actually and I think that each hotel complex is a private cloud and that taken together the strip is one big cloud. Granted it…

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Public Cloud Reality: Support Responsibility

March 28, 2013
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CloudComputing

The Public Cloud Reality around support responsibility is not something often considered, instead we are looking at SLAs, legal documents, compliance documents, and many other items. Do we consider who is ultimately responsible when something goes wrong within the cloud? Is your Cloud provider a full partner or do they limit themselves to a small…

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King of the Cloud

March 22, 2013
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CloudComputing

What service of the cloud will be king of the cloud? Cloud computing has taken off in functionality and practicality over the last few years so that now we have three fully defined service models of cloud computing:

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News: Microsoft System Center Advisor now a FREE service

March 15, 2013
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Microsoft100x30

Microsoft has announced that it will offer System Center Advisor for free to its customers in supporting countries. System Center Advisor is a cloud service that enables IT Professionals to proactively avoid problems resulting from server configuration issues. It can help you resolve issues faster by providing access to current and historical configuration data for…

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SaaS Auditing: Knowing who did what

January 11, 2013
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CloudComputing

Rightscale has been running into a problem with the simplest of auditing requirements: how to know when someone has logged in. This problem spans nearly all their 100s of SaaS providers used to run their business. Where is the ability to do SaaS Auditing?

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Are We Missing a Category of Cloud Computing?

November 19, 2012
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CloudComputing

Putting an entire N-tier application system into a private or hybrid cloud appears to create something that does not fit into the existing definitions for IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS. We need to determine if a new category of cloud computing is warranted. And then if it is, we need to find some appropriate and non-offensive…

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ITIL as a Service

October 5, 2012
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DataCenterVirtualization

Beetil is rapidly making a name for itself with a SaaS-based service management offering that delivers a readily accessible pragmatic approach to ITIL.

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Enter the FrankenCloud: Or Do we really care about the Hypervisor?

June 28, 2012
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CloudComputing

There has been quite a lot of twitter traffic about the FrankenCloud recently: A cloud with more than one type of hypervisor underneath it. One example, is to build a cloud using Hyper-V three and vSphere, both managed through Microsoft System Center. Another example, is to build a cloud using Hyper-V, KVM, and vSphere all…

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Multi-Tenancy: Who is the Tenant?

May 15, 2012
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VirtualizationSecurity

There seems to be a myriad of definitions of who is a tenant when it comes to secure multi-tenancy. This debate has occurred not only within The Virtualization Practice as well as at recent Interop and Symantec Vision conferences I attended. So who really is the tenant within a multi-tenant environment? It appears multiple definitions…

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