Date Added: Mar 2010
Organizations of all types are struggling to control costs while facing increasing demands created by explosive data growth and ever-changing regulations. To address these challenges, storage industry professionals are turning to cloud computing and cloud storage solutions. Cloud computing is not in itself a new technology; it is a new business model wrapped around a set of technologies - such as server virtualization - that reduce the cost of using information technology resources. Cloud computing takes advantage of Web based mechanisms that allow scalable, virtualized IT resources to be provided as a service over a network.