Making the Unified Cloud as easy as Priceline and Expedia

Do you purchase travel directly from the airline or hotel’s website, or does your travel experience come together from an aggregator like Priceline, Expedia, or Orbitz? HOSTING finds substantial similarity in today’s cloud marketplace with the state of the airline industry circa 2000. In the cloud context, however, aggregators are “unifying" the experience that would otherwise happen directly with each cloud provider. If the analogy is exactly accurate, the Unified Cloud providers (such as HOSTING) will be the choice of 40%+ of all IT spend!
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We created this infographic for Orange because there is so much confusion around the term Cloud computing: to some people its apps, to others its servers, to others it just means "on demand". The truth is that is all these things and more. The boffins in Orange Labs see a multitude of Clouds emerging. But it's not a revolution as such as you can trace emergence back to the first days of the internet. It’s really a story about how IT has evolved.


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How to Deal With Information Overload in the Multivendor Business Cloud.

harmon.ie

This Gigaom Research analyst roundtable will explore the challenges of the multivendor business cloud world. It will introduce the concept of the workstream and discuss how it can harmonize discordant business cloud silos. Drawing upon real-world examples, the roundtable will present practical strategies that enterprise IT professionals, cloud service providers and system integrators can implement today. Join Gigaom Research and harmon.ie for “How to Deal With Information Overload in the Multivendor Business Cloud,” a free analyst webinar on Tuesday, February 17, at 10AM PT.

How Cloud Computing Pays for Itself

Thousands of small and midsize businesses are boosting sales with a hassle-free CRM solution that pays for itself from day 1. Watch a Webinar to hear Forrester Analyst Bill Band explain how Salesforce CRM lets you.Get quick results with no upfront costs.Route leads faster and close more deals.Make the most of your marketing dollars.

Journey Through the AWS Cloud: Dev and Test in the AWS Cloud

Amazon Web Services

Many organisations first make use of AWS as a development and test environment. The flexible and pay as you go nature of AWS makes it perfect for compute environments that need to be spun up quickly and disposed of when not needed, and placing this power at the fingertips of developers means you can make step changes in productivity as you progress applications through the dev/test cycle.

Demystifying the Cloud Series - Scaling your Business with the Cloud

Microsoft

Your business naturally needs to change over time, so how do you ensure your IT solutions keep pace? One solution: get the best of both worlds by leveraging your current infrastructure while accessing cloud resources to flexibly scale to meet demand. What flexible, scalable IT infrastructure looks like How to move workloads to the public cloud while maintaining a complete view of your existing infrastructure How to think about storage, backup and recovery for mission critical activities

Spotlight

We created this infographic for Orange because there is so much confusion around the term Cloud computing: to some people its apps, to others its servers, to others it just means "on demand". The truth is that is all these things and more. The boffins in Orange Labs see a multitude of Clouds emerging. But it's not a revolution as such as you can trace emergence back to the first days of the internet. It’s really a story about how IT has evolved.

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