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The Top 250 Players in the Cloud Computing Ecosystem

The Top 250 Players in the Cloud Computing Ecosystem

by: In the run-up to the next Cloud Expo, 7th Cloud Expo (November 1–4, 2010) being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, it’s time to give my earlier list a complete overhaul. Here, accordingly, is an expanded list of the most active players in the Cloud Ecosystem. Continue reading at Government(…)

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Software Defined – Not About Infrastructure

Software Defined – Not About Infrastructure

by: The term “software defined” has taken many forms in recent months from Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC), Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) to even component vendors adopting the tagline to exalt their own agenda with Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Software Defined Storage (SDS). Yet ironically the majority of the vendors adopting the tagline are also(…)

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The Fundamental Characteristics of a Cloud Data Center

The Fundamental Characteristics of a Cloud Data Center

by: Achim Stohr, as_sapdc What is the rating of your SAP data center when you cross-check it against the fundamental characteristics of a cloud data center? Which big topics need to be tackeled in order to build the SAP data center of the future? This post provides some crucial questions and helps you to define your individual(…)

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Reference Architecture for Cloud-Enabled Infrastructure for SAP

Reference Architecture for Cloud-Enabled Infrastructure for SAP

by: Achim Stohr, as_sapdc It is high time now to take a closer look at the physical architecture and the software architecture that enables all the functionality as decribed in my previous post about the business view on cloud-enabled infrastructure for SAP. Let us take a quick look at the most important ingredients of the Software-Defined Data Center and(…)

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