James Staten has been railing about cloudwashing for ages. Now, an award will recognize the most egregious offenders.
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If you are dismissing true cloud services, it is time to change that attitude, blogs James Staten.
Let's be clear: cloud computing isn't your future -- it's a new part of your overall IT portfolio.
Intel did more than just introduce a faster server processor today with the introduction of the Xeon 5500: it enabled a greater level of differentiation to its server and storage vendor partners that ultimately will result in a broader set of choices and better ones for enterprise infrastructure & operations professionals. While the performance improvements of the 5500 in themselves are impressive, there is just as much to like in the new memory and I/O architectures and power efficiency.
The benefits of virtualization are quite obvious but when you start to really increase the density of virtual machines in order to maximize utilization suddenly it ain't such a simple proposition. The latest CPUs from AMD and Intel are more than up to the task of running 10-20 or more applications at a time.