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Application Profiling: The Key to Customer Cloud Migration

For the past several months the team at 6fusion has been working directly with a select group of customers using a prototype software tool called the UC6 Profiler.  The UC6 Profiler is an agent we created that uses our patent-pending algorithm for measuring utility computing consumption.  The UC6 Profiler meters live client applications running in…

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Implications of the Twitter Hack for the IT Channel

One of the biggest industry news stories in recent memory happened this past week when Twitter’s back office was ‘hacked’, causing an information leak of epic proportions. When the story broke many read in stunned amazement. What I found in most of the blogs and stories I read following TechCrunch publishing the confidential documents was…

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How One Service Provider is Making Money from the Cloud

As you may or may not be aware, 6fusion is a channel focused company. That means we work exclusively with IT service providers of one variety or another to make the transition from legacy service models to a service model rooted in cloud computing. Our core technology is an algorithm that creates a single unit…

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Microsoft Azure Pricing Adds to Cloud Confusion

The long awaited Microsoft Azure pricnig model was announced recently. For a while I really thought Microsoft would use its fashionably late arrival to Cloud Computing to build upon the short comings of other vendors and maybe take advantage of the opportunity to establish a leadership position in Cloud Pricing. Alas, yesterday I discovered that…

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The Gartner Cloud Computing Smell Test

Sniff, sniff…. Yep, it’s a Cloud! Gartner released five criteria to determine whether the pile you’ve been sniffing is in fact what you think it is. In general, I think this type of shoehorn analysis is dangerous because it never really goes deep enough. They are invariably so nebulous that in some small way my…

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Understanding the Role of the Channel in Cloud Computing

Larry Walsh, of Channel Insider, recently tackled the sensitive subject of the role of the IT service Channel in the burgeoning market for cloud computing services and then subsequently posted a follow up. Since 6fusion is the only 100% Channel focused cloud computing provider in the market that I know of, I naturally read Larry’s…

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Cleaning Up the Cloud Computing Pricing Mess

Cloud Computing is the next great land rush  and it is happening now.   All the major technology companies have their offerings.  And it seems like everyone is entering the market – even the hosting companies want in on the land rush. In theory, migration to the Cloud makes business sense; you’re enabling companies to…

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