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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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How the 6fusion Switch SuperNAP partnership will transform IT economics

by John Cowan, 6fusion Co-Founder, & CEO  Last week, 6fusion and Switch SuperNAP announced the first-of-its-kind industry partnership, bringing unparalleled economic insights to Switch’s enterprise and cloud service provider customers.  The partnership, which integrates 6fusion’s utility infrastructure metering platform into the Switch environment, will provide customers with an unprecedented level of cost transparency; bringing IT infrastructure users…

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IaaS – a commodity CME seeking to trade with 6fusion’s help

451 Research published a report on the CME Group’s plans for building a commodity exchange to trade cloud IaaS computing resources. 451 provides a good summary through a SWOT analysis in the report: SWOT Analysis Strengths Weaknesses 6fusion’s metering capability and existing retail marketplace together with CME’s experience is a strong combination. The ability to…

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Compute Derivatives: The Next Big Thing In Commodities?

Reuven Cohen, Contributor 10/02/2013 @ 10:48AM Compute Derivatives: The Next Big Thing In Commodities? Imagine being able to build a data center with a guarantee that a portion of your future capacity will be bought at a certain price for an extended period of time before you even built the data center. A new group…

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Why CME backed 6fusion’s IaaS Marketplace

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, CME, today announced its involvement with the 6fusion IaaS Marketplace. CMEgroup would be participating in the development of this proto-financial exchange for IaaS resources alongside other market participants including cloud providers, sophisticated end-users and financial cloud brokers such as Strategic Blue. So firstly, who is the CMEgroup? Well, they are a merger of…

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CME Group, 6fusion to explore IaaS exchange

CME Group, 6fusion to explore infrastructure as a service exchange October 1, 2013 Written by Jonathan Brandon http://www.businesscloudnews.com/2013/10/01/cme-group-6fusion-to-explore-trading-iaas-resources-as-commodities/ CME Group and 6fusion are collaborating on an commodities exchange for IaaS resources CME Group, one of Europe’s largest derivatives exchanges has signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with 6fusion, a company specialising the in the economic measurement…

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