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6fusion expands global operations to Asia Pacific

We are excited to officially announce expansion of 6fusion operations into Asia Pacific with our partner CloudFX. We have worked together in the region for sometime now and 6fusion technology together with CloudFX consulting and delivery has proven to be a powerful combination. Here’s more detail on the announcement from the WSJ if you are…

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IaaS Selection Process at SotoNets

I had a great conversation recently with a 6fusion customer Leo Soto from SotoNets, a cloud service provider, about his decision-making process in selecting an IaaS solution for their cloud backup service. Here are a few notes from that discussion: What were the primary business problems or opportunities that caused you to look for an…

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Enabling the Real Cloud Brokers

By Douglas Steele, COO, 6fusion This is the second in a series of posts on cloud brokers, their role in IT infrastructure markets, and their impact on IT infrastructure as a tradable commodity. Here’s a link to Part I of the series. In Part I of this series, Dr. James Mitchell cuts to the heart…

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Will a Real Cloud Broker Please Stand Up?

By Douglas Steele, COO, 6fusion This is the first of a series of posts on cloud brokers, their role in IT infrastructure markets, and their impact on IT infrastructure as a tradable commodity. First, let’s try the following exercise: 1) Open your favorite search engine 2) In the search box type “cloud broker” 3) Open…

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2013 Cloud Adoption and IT Metrics Survey Results

6fusion surveyed over 200 IT decision makers and influencers in January 2013 on their cloud adoption for the year and IT metrics they are using to measure success. Survey respondents included technology leaders from large enterprises, small and mid-size companies, government, and service providers from 14 different countries around the world. Check out a quick…

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Is cloud ROI getting harder to calculate as an IT metric?

By Doug Steele, COO, 6fusion I just read an interesting article highlighting the results of a study showing that cloud ROI is becoming more challenging to calculate as an IT metric. The article concludes, “We must develop standard Cloud metrics and ROI models, so that they can have instruments to measure success.” I could not agree more – this is exactly what is needed for demonstrating…

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IT in the Cloud: SaaS vs. On-Premise Architecture Strategies

By John Cowan, Co-Founder and CEO When considering the tectonic shift we are seeing toward IT in the cloud, it’s important to remember a few points: Fact 1:  Salesforce.com created a disruptive technology movement by delivering enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS), changing forever the dynamics of new entrants competing against entrenched incumbents. Recall Salesforce.com’s premise was NOT…

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