White Papers by Topic: Cloud computing

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A "hindsight is 20/20" look at cloud computing

Learn why BMC Software's chief information officer foresees a future in which organizations realize how secure the public cloud is, underutilization of hardware is a thing of the past and daily business operations are more productive.

Defining a Framework for Cloud Adoption

Cloud computing is revolutionizing the way companies can deliver or access data. Moreover, the cloud model provides flexible pricing options that are designed to align costs with your specific IT requirements. Over the long term, your transition to a cloud computing model can be a wise business strategy and a cost-effective means to optimize your Dynamic Infrastructure. But in the short term, you will still need a way to pay for it.

Technical Article: Cloud Computing for the Enterprise

This article discusses cloud computing in general, then dissects the layers of the cloud, presents the different cloud types, along with their benefits and drawbacks, and explains why this movement is important for enterprise developers.

Leveraging the Cloud to Transform Software Delivery

Read this paper to learn how the cloud and IBM can help you overcome key operational challenges, ensure security, quickly meet goals and improve efficiency in your software delivery environment.

How to Finance your Cloud Computing Solution

Read this solution brief to see how IBM Global Financing can offer options from simple loans to custom leases, providing affordable monthly rates, customized payment structures, and payment deferrals.

Unleashing Enterprise Storage

This Taneja Group whitepaper looks at the potential promises of storage in the cloud that are most attractive to the enterprise. It examines how enterprises are storing data today, and identifies five fundamental characteristics that an enterprise should look for in a cloud storage offering.

Why Centralized Cloud Identity Management is Crucial for the Enterprise

Now that employees are leaving the relative safety of the firewall to use online SaaS applications, enterprises need to adjust the way they manage employee identities. This White Paper from Ping Identity addresses why we need to centralize employees' IDs across applications.

Storage Multi-Tenancy for Cloud Computing

Learn about the requirements and best practices for secure multi-tenancy in cloud computing environments.

Optimizing Performance in Virtual Infrastructures

Many IT administrators have already learned the hard way that managing the performance and availability of services built on virtualization technologies can be difficult, if not impossible at times. All too often, early adopters of virtualization have struggled with limited technology features and stability constraints, while learning new ways to effectively manage capacity requirements. Fortunately, some platforms now offer clustering solutions that are mature enough to automate the balancing of workloads across physical resources. When combined with disciplined capacity planning and sound deployment configurations, it is possible to achieve fast, scalable, and highly available IT services using virtualization platforms.

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