• hybrid cloud

    A hybrid cloud is a cloud computing environment in which an organization provides and manages some resources in-house and has others provided externally.

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  • SMBs look to open source for private cloud builds

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  • Private cloud adoption numbers mask truth

    Private cloud adoption numbers seemed robust, but the data hides that many enterprises aren't implementing true private clouds.

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  • DevOps: Bringing order to the chaotic cloud

    This expert e-zine discusses best practices for implementing and managing a private cloud in your enterprise. Gain insights on the complexities of cloud, how to overcome them and the key steps to take to successfully build your private cloud. In addi... 

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    This expert resource explores the advantages and disadvantages of hybrid clouds, how to get your environment hybrid cloud-ready and provides key tips for a secure private cloud and successful cloud management. 

  • Patching holes in private cloud security

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  • Enforcing policies to meet compliance and security standards

    To ensure your enterprise meets compliance and security standards for external audits, your security settings must be properly configured. This is even more important in the private cloud, which introduces a wealth of new security threats. In this e... 

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    Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is a cloud service in which the back-end of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is hosted by a cloud service provider. 

  • European Cloud Computing Strategy (ECCS)

    The European Cloud Computing Strategy (ECCS) is an initiative established by the European Commission to promote the adoption of cloud computing services. 

  • Hyper-V Cloud

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  • cloud-in-a-can (cloud in a box)

    A cloud-in-a-can, also called a cloud in a box, is a marketing term used to describe a turnkey product for private cloud deployments. 

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About Building a private cloud infrastructure

For companies considering cloud computing, private clouds are a good starting point. Building and managing a private cloud enables you to pool hardware, storage, network, Web, and virtualization resources for more flexible, dynamic and on-demand requirements. Get news and research on the benefits of pooling resources into private clouds to address a business's changing computing needs as well as the potential drawbacks of managing private clouds. This topic covers VMware, Virtual Datacenter OS, vSphere, Egenera, Citrix Cloud Center, 3Tera, rPath and Hyperic.