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Top reasons and paybacks for adopting cloud computing sooner rather than later
Our panel delivers a list of the top reasons why exploiting cloud computing models make sense, and why at least experimenting with cloud should be done sooner rather than later. We have assembled a panel of cloud experts to put some serious wood behind the arrow leading to the cloud.
Technical and economic incentives mount for seeking alternatives to costly mainframe applications
With a commodity productivity application, the most effective delivery is on the lowest-cost platform or from a provider. The problem is that 20 or 30 years ago, people put everything on mainframes. They wrote it all in code.
New definition of enterprise architecture emphasizes 'fit for purpose' across IT undertakings
IT architecture is about three things: mission, solution, and environment. Both the mission and the solution exist in the environment, and the purpose of the architecture is to specify essentials that address fitness for purpose.
Le Moyne College accelerates IT innovation with help from VMware View VDI solution provider SMP
We saw tremendous benefits from virtualization, increased flexibility and an increased ability for our staff to support the academic mission. We saw similar demands on the desktop side. We recognized that VDI technology was out there, and was another opportunity for us to try to embrace the technology to help us propel forward.
Open Group conference shows how security standards and governance hold keys to enterprise cloud adoption
*Emerging-standards work from the Security Forum, which was originally conceived as solutions for some of these issues in traditional IT environments (in house, physical servers), will have important applications in cloud and virtualization scenarios.
Consolidation, modernization, and virtualization: A triple-play for long-term enterprise IT cost reduction
If you have an opportunity and you can deploy servers and assets in the matter of hours instead of a matter of days or months, IT becomes an enabler for the business to be more responsive. You can respond to competitive threats, respond to competitive opportunities, roll out new business services much more quickly, because the processes are much quicker and much more efficient.
Case study: How SEGA Europe uses VMware to standardize cloud environment for globally distributed game development
We have a lot of development studios across the world. We're working on multiple projects. We need to ensure that we supply them with a highly scalable and reliable solution in order to test, develop, and produce the game and the code in time.