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IT metrics

The Next Big Thing in IT Procurement is Consumption Financing

The allure of the cloud has grabbed all of our attention.  The notion of tapping into unlimited compute resources and only pay as you use it.  What could be better?  Imagine if you could still retain your own private hardware but also pay as you use it…the best of both worlds, right?  Too good to…

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IT Governance

The best way to understand how something is functioning is to have a clear understanding of all of the components that make up the particular thing in question. From a vehicle to your home’s HVAC equipment, the more you understand the intricacies of how a system is supposed to operate, the more you’ll be able…

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Future of Technology: From Products to Platforms

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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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IT profile determines your compute DNA

by Kyle Bush, Data Architect – 6fusion Whether you are running your applications in a physical infrastructure, private cloud or public cloud, it is important to understand your IT profile, which is determined by the compute resource traits of your applications or workloads – your compute DNA. Understanding your IT profile will help you determine…

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IT Metrics That Matter

By John Hawkins, Senior Cloud Architect, 6fusion Let’s agree that the mission of an IT organization is to provide an information processing capability that benefits the business, but how do you measure the success of that mission. What are the IT metrics that matter? Many IT operational metrics may make sense for any given organization.…

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IT metrics drive enterprise IT cost visibility

Many organizations are focusing on IT metrics and metering to generate IT cost savings. Here’s a quick summary of how one organization is using metering of IT resource consumption to improve IT cost visibility and move from being a cost center to an internal service provider. Company and IT Overview The Company operates a 24-hour…

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