Issue OverviewVirtual Data Center - February 2009, Vol. 7
In Volume 7 of Virtual Data Center, Scott Lowe describes how cloud computing is designed, with a vision of dynamically scaled resources to handle varying compute loads and satisfy business needs for flexibility and rapid change. Nicole Harding asks Gartner Research Inc.'s John Pescatore about security considerations in cloud computing, and Raymond McDonald outlines why capacity planning tools can make or break a growing virtualized environment. Access >>>
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Cloud computing defined: Strategies for your enterprise
by Scott Lowe
Today’s cloud holds a lot of promise but still poses a number of security, interoperability and access concerns
Finding the best capacity planning tool for your data center
by Raymond McDonald, Contributor
A capacity planning tool can benefit data centers by collecting data, managing virtual machines and preventing bottlenecks. Keep these considerations in mind when choosing and implementing a capacity planning tool.
- Cloud computing defined: Strategies for your enterprise by Scott Lowe
Gartner Q&A on cloud computing and security
by Nicole Harding
Gartner’s John Pescatore describes what data center managers should know about security and cloud-based services
- Gartner Q&A on cloud computing and security by Nicole Harding
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