Modeling and simulation of scalable Cloud computing environments and the CloudSim toolkit: Challenges and opportunities

| April 26, 2016

article image
Cloud computing delivers infrastructure, platform, and software as services, which are made available as subscription-based services in a pay-as-you-go model to consumers. These services in industry are respectively referred to as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). The importance of these services is highlighted in a recent report from Berkeley as: “Cloud computing, the long-held dream of computing as a utility, has the potential to transform a large part of the IT industry, making software even more attractive as a service”

Spotlight

Continuity Software

Continuity Software is a global leader in cyber resilience assurance. We help the world’s leading organizations – including 6 of the top 10 US banks – to proactively prevent data loss and cyber resilience risks in hybrid IT infrastructure.

OTHER ARTICLES

How Brands Can Effectively Utilize Social Media in Times of Crisis

Article | April 2, 2020

Social media is one of the most popular marketing channels for businesses around the world. But in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic where everything is anything but business as usual, it can be challenging for brands to know how to proceed with social media marketing. If your brand’s social content has been planned in advance, you now likely find yourself with a calendar of content that you can’t use. In the midst of a global crisis, even seemingly mundane references to things like working in an office, dining in a restaurant, taking a vacation or socializing with friends now becomes tone deaf and inappropriate.

Read More

Big Tech Could Emerge From Coronavirus Crisis Stronger Than Ever

Article | March 24, 2020

While the rest of the economy is tanking from the crippling impact of the coronavirus, business at the biggest technology companies is holding steady even thriving.Amazon said it was hiring 100,000 warehouse workers to meet surging demand. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, said traffic for video calling and messaging had exploded. Microsoft said the numbers using its software for online collaboration had climbed nearly 40 percent in a week.With people told to work from home and stay away from others, the pandemic has deepened reliance on services from the technology industry’s biggest companies while accelerating trends that were already benefiting them.Amazon has muscled in on brick-and-mortar retailers for years, but shoppers now reluctant to go to the store are turning to the e-commerce giant for a wider variety of goods, like groceries and over the counter drugs.

Read More

Five trends affecting the adoption of cloud today

Article | March 30, 2020

Cloud computing is firmly established as the new normal for enterprise IT. Across industries such as manufacturing and automotive, cloud continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments of IT spend. With greater spend, however, comes greater responsibility for CIOs to invest budgets wisely, and a bigger impact if things go wrong.CIOs looking to prepare their organisation to succeed in the upcoming turns must take a differentiated approach to cloud computing. It will be essential for CIOs to develop a formal strategy that helps to put individual cloud decisions in the context of the enterprise’s strategic goals.

Read More

VMware Boosts Hybrid-Cloud Visibility, Management

Article | April 14, 2020

VMware pushed its operations management tool to the cloud with a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) form factor and newly added hybrid cloud support for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and vSphere Kubernetes deployments in addition to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.vRealize Operations is VMware’s on-premises software product that provides operations management across applications, infrastructure, and clouds. The new vRealize Operations Cloud, which is generally available today, has the same user interface and features as the on-premises version. “It offers everything you can do with vRealize operations on prem,” said Taruna Gandhi, VP of product marketing for cloud management at VMware. This includes “performance optimization, which includes fully automated workload balancing and placement” based on business and operational intent, she added.The product also helps enterprises better manage costs and improve efficiency by making recommendations about procurement and rightsizing workloads. Both versions use artificial intelligence (AI) for troubleshooting predicting and preventing issues across customers’ hybrid and multi-cloud environments, Gandhi said. And it continually scans these environments to enforce IT and regulatory standards around configuration and compliance, and automatically remediates any problems.

Read More

Spotlight

Continuity Software

Continuity Software is a global leader in cyber resilience assurance. We help the world’s leading organizations – including 6 of the top 10 US banks – to proactively prevent data loss and cyber resilience risks in hybrid IT infrastructure.

Events