Cloud

See the latest white papers on how cloud computing and cloud services have transformed the IT industry, from data center services to virtualization, software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a service and more.

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Virtualization & Cloud Technology

    The virtualization and cloud computing industries are getting large attention in the market due to their clear value proposition. They are providing a simple and unified platform upon which companies can build their entire infrastructure and simultaneously realize large cost savings with hardware, labor, and management resource reductions. The question...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Wright State University

    Wright State University (WSU) is a public university located in Dayton, Ohio. Serving nearly 17,000 students, the University offers more than 100 undergraduate and 50 Ph.D., graduate, and professional degrees. WSU wanted to consolidate servers and transition beyond limitations of physical IT infrastructure. WSU deployed VMware technology which creates a...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Use vSphere and VMware View as the Foundation for Two Internal Cloud Environments That Save Money, Time, Power, and Above All, Improve Patient Care

    St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York City is renowned for providing medical care and education of the very highest standard. St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York City wanted to move a medical center's outmoded IT infrastructure into the 21st century while saving money and energy -...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Powering the Cloud with AMD Opteron? Processors

    Gartner and IDC list cloud computing as a top IT trend for 2010. The foundation of cloud computing is a scale-out server cluster that uses economies of scale to provide computing services to the user. Cloud services include the delivery of applications, platforms, and infrastructure. Co-Sponsored by:

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Resource Center // Oct 2011

    Five Steps to Successful EHR Adoption ( Resource Center)

    After years of wrestling with the prospect of moving from paper to electronic health record (EHR) systems, many medical practices are now poised to make this important change. Developments such as the announcement of federal financial incentives for adopting EHR, as well as increased awareness of EHR-based operational, clinical and...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Resource Center // Oct 2011

    EHR Simplified (Resource Center)

    What does EHR onsite assessment entail? HP will assess the current state of your technology environment and determine necessary requirements to implement Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. These recommendations will be based on technology best practices and the configuration requirements of your EHR software vendor. Assessment recommendations may include and...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    It's A Hybrid Cloud World. Are You Managing Your Hybrid State?

    If your company is using cloud computing services today, it’s highly likely you are already in a hybrid cloud configuration. The key question is whether you are actively managing this reality. In January 2014, Forester Consulting evaluated the state of enterprise hybrid cloud environments and how they are being managed....

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    IDG Tech Dossier: HP CloudSystem Matrix and HP 3PAR Utility Storage

    When you deploy HP CloudSystem Matrix with 3PAR as the back-end storage, you can quickly and easily roll out Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) based on templates from a single management console, as well as a host of other benefits. Download this paper to learn more. Co-Sponsored by:

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    HP Insight Orchestration Template for HP BladeSystem Matrix - SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Enterprise Configuration

    HP BladeSystem Matrix is a fully integrated cloud infrastructure in a box that helps one accelerate business service delivery without chaos, and take costs out today and keep them out in the future. The HP BladeSystem Matrix is the world's first adaptive infrastructure that is simple to buy. It unites...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The Fog Over the Grimpen Mire: Cloud Computing and the Law

    This paper is about legal questions connected with cloud computing, the business trend in which computation is carried out on behalf of a user on remote machines, using software accessed through the Internet. The user may not know where these machines are; they are "Somewhere in the cloud". Some of...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    HP Adaptive Infrastructure Solution Security: For HP BladeSystem Matrix

    The HP BladeSystem Matrix (Matrix) solution is an in the box, cloud infrastructure that brings the economics, scalability, and response times of the cloud to diverse applications across data center. The BladeSystem Matrix combines capacity planning, disaster recovery, and automated provisioning with a self-service portal into one command center. This...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Virtualization: The HP Perspective

    Virtualization refers to the abstraction of IT resources from their physical hardware- or software-based constructs. It's often defined as a technique for hiding the physical characteristics of computing resources from the way in which other systems, applications, or end users interact with those resources. This includes making a single physical...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Ponemon Survey: Security of Cloud Computing Users

    CA and Ponemon Institute are pleased to present the results of the Security of Cloud Computing Users study. This paper represents the first of a two-part series on security of cloud applications, infrastructure and platforms. We also have a second study that focuses on cloud computing providers located in the...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    The Arrival of 'Cloud Thinking': How and Why Cloud Computing Has Come of Age In Large Enterprises" (White paper, Management Insight Technologies)

    Much is being made of the "the cloud." The money it will save. The agility it will bring to computing. What is less obvious is how IT departments are actively employing cloud services today. How they are reacting to both public and private cloud initiatives. What it will mean over...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Trusted Front Door to the Cloud

    Cloud computing offers organizations new options for scalable, cost-effective, and flexible IT, but to gain the full benefits of cloud-based services, enterprises have to trust the security, policies, and processes of those new services. To extend their IT security beyond their own perimeters, enterprises must first establish a trusted front...

    Provided By VeriSign

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Enabling Secure B2B Collaboration: Cloud-Based Authentication for Next-Generation Extranets

    Combine the corporate extranet - that tried-and-true platform for communicating with customers, partners, and suppliers - with emerging Web 2.0 social media technologies, and what do one get? A whole new way of collaborating and streamlining business processes that transcends organizational boundaries. Wikis, social networks, global sharing of audio, video,...

    Provided By VeriSign

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Donors Choose 3Tera Video

    Learn more at www.donorschoose.org. Oliver Hurst-Hiller, CTO of DonorsChoose.org talks about why they moved to the cloud.

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Forrester - You're Not Ready for Internal Cloud

    Cloud computing ? a standardized, self-service, pay-per-use deployment model ? provides companies with rapid access to powerful and more flexible IT capabilities and at price points unreachable with traditional IT. Although many companies are benefitting from public cloud computing services today, the vast majority of enterprise infrastructure and operations (I&O)...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Cloud computing and virtualisation: Why IT automation matters.

    IT organisations can obviously see potential benefits from using cloud computing and virtualisation, from cost savings to a flexible infrastructure. But research from UBM TechWeb for CA shows that many IT administrators are struggling to realise this potential without the use of IT services automation. Can you remember why you...

    Provided By CA

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    IDC Webcast: Automation: Prerequisite for Cloud

    The promise and benefits of Cloud are impossible without automation. Join our moderator, Ryan Shopp and industry experts Mary Johnston Turner, Research Director - IDC and Stephen Elliot, VP Strategy - CA Technologies in an open discussion walking through the challenges, explaining pragmatic approaches to increase the odds of success...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Webcast: Role of Automation in Cloud Computing. Featured analyst from RedMonk

    This webcast provides an analyst's perspective on cloud computing and the role of automation. It will discuss how to leverage both Public and Private Clouds with a Hybrid Cloud. Additionally it will introduce CA's new automation suite. View to learn more.

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Workload Automation for the Cloud

    As cloud computing has become a strategic initiative for large enterprises, the new method of delivering and consuming IT services has forces its user to rethink domains like job scheduling that have long been considered mature and stable. This paper discusses workload automation and job scheduling as it pertains to...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Gartner Newsletter

    Cloud computing signifies a transformational approach in the way businesses consume and utilize IT resources. Based on the efficient use of on-demand computing, cloud computing is the logical evolution of efficiencies IT managers strive for as they manage the IT infrastructures they own today. In the future, virtualization and cloud...

    Provided By CA

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    AlertBoot Saves $200,000 Per Year With Cloud Solution From Dell

    AlertBoot sought to find the perfect infrastructure to host its disk encryption product and free up engineers to focus on research and development, innovation and marketing support. As a solution they deployed a cloud solution from Dell business partner Expedient Communications featuring virtual servers hosted on Dell PowerEdge servers and...

    Provided By Dell

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Learning What Cloud Can Do for Your Business

    In this webcast, the presenter going to explain about the how to learn what cloud can do for the business. The Presenter also discusses about how cloud can meet the specific needs of their business based on user needs, and budget.

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Storage and Virtualization Bring Competitive Advantage

    FireHost provides secure cloud hosting services in a multi-tenant public cloud environment. The company was successfully running Dell PowerEdge blade servers, but its storage solution was struggling to keep up with rapid growth in the business. FireHost deployed Dell Compellent Storage Center SANs in its data centers in the United...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Laying the Groundwork for Private and Public Clouds

    Cloud computing is essentially a familiar concept. The idea of a readily available pool of resources has been raised time and time again. For example, over the past decade people have heard about autonomic, grid and utility computing. People have also seen the emergence of a services-oriented approach to application...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cloud Computing: Clear Benefits: The Emerging Role of Cloud Computing in Healthcare Information Systems

    In 1986, then Chief Technology Officer at Sun Microsystems defined the technical underpinnings of the Internet age with his prophetic observation that "The Network is the Computer." As profound as they have been already, changes in the way everyone live and work brought about by the availability of a worldwide...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Intel's Vision for the Ongoing Shift to Cloud Computing

    The cloud computing model is a step beyond virtualization, one driven by the ever-increasing demands placed on data centers. Initially, virtualization allowed organizations to consolidate server infrastructure to help reduce costs. Next, resource management technologies enabled dynamic resource allocation to help further reduce costs while increasing flexibility and performance. Now,...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Flying into the Cloud: Do You Need a Navigator?

    Cloud Computing is the hot topic in IT computing services at the present time. While some still wonder whether this is just the latest trend, most technology professionals and industry analysts are convinced that the potential cost-savings and management benefits offered by cloud services make them an attractive alternative to...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Journey Into the Cloud

    Economic conditions have indelibly altered the bottom line at many enterprises. In the current climate, IT infrastructure characteristics can make or break a business, heightening requirements to minimize cost and risk while scaling up or down nimbly as demand rises and falls. For CIOs, this translates into a continual need...

    Provided By Dell

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Dell Cloud With VMware VCloud Datacenter Service

    Customers are struggling to meet peak IT demands and issues about facing the storage management. In this webcast, the presenter going to give an overview about the Dell cloud with VMware v-cloud datacenter service.

    Provided By Dell

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Accelerating Your Cloud Roadmap

    In this webcast, the presenter going to discusses about how Dell's accelerator roadmap can help their business on its journey to the cloud by crafting a plan of action with all stakeholders.

    Provided By Dell

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Stack-Powered Cloud Solution - Fast. Easy. Now

    In this webcast, the presenter going to discuss an overview of Dell open stack-powered cloud solution. The Dell open stack-powered cloud solution is the fast and easy path to building a hyper-scale cloud - right now.

    Provided By Dell

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Dell Virtual Desktop-as-a-Service Overview

    In this webcast, the presenter going to give an overview about Dell virtual desktop-as-a-service. Learn how Dell virtual desktop-as-a-service offers the user a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure solution that addresses their most pressing desktop virtualization concerns - and helps them to reach their goals.

    Provided By Dell

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Dell Cloud Business Applications

    In this webcast, the presenter going to discusses about how to grow their business with Dell cloud business applications that provides a complete solution with single point of support for SMB customers. The presenter also discuses about the advantages of Dell which is an trusted cloud applications with the limited...

    Provided By Dell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    NetIQ

    In this podcast, the speaker explains how their products can help to align capacity to demand at any given moment, stay current on management and reporting, control access in the cloud, integrate the users' security across the enterprise and public cloud access, and increase executive visibility by providing their management...

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Provisioning Business Services With Cloud Manager

    It takes too long to provision new business services. IT provisioning processes are manual, error-prone and poorly coordinated. In this podcast, learn how the user can provision business services faster using the automated workflows and provisioning engine in Novell cloud manager.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Accelerate to the Cloud With Novell Cloud Manager

    In this podcast, learn how the users' can build and manage a secure and compliant private cloud with Novell cloud manager. And not just how they can do it, but why they would want to.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Novell Cloud Manager: Cloud Journey

    In this podcast, learn about the Novell cloud manager. The speaker will discuss about the simplest ways in order to build and manage the cloud. The Novell cloud manager that can deliver a risk-free private cloud as the cornerstone of a more intelligent infrastructure.

    Provided By Novell