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utility computing

How can cloud computing help my organization?

With the massive growth and attention around cloud and utility computing today, many people are trying to wrap their heads around two primary questions: 1. What exactly is cloud and how does it relate to utility computing? 2. How can cloud computing help my organization? We’ve come up with a short video that simply explains…

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6 Things I Think I Think for IaaS in 2011

I love this time of year because it is one of those rare occasions during the corporate and product development process where creative ideas and concepts designed to stimulate future success enter the entrepreneurial blood stream.  It is that rare moment where you have the benefit of an entire year of business fresh in your…

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PR: New Kids on Campus – 6fusion Partners with NC State University

Raleigh, NC – November 11, 2010 – 6fusion, a company that has developed a system to take control of third party computing resources and create a single utility to meet the needs of the IT Service channel, is the latest company to become a partner on NC State University’s Centennial Campus. The company is occupying…

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6fusion Announces the General Availability of its Cloud Computing Platform UC6 Version 3.0

Durham, North Carolina – October 26, 2010 – 6fusion, the leading provider of utility billed Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) today announced the general availability of its latest cloud computing platform UC6 Version 3.0.  The new release builds on the company’s core utility metering technology and includes a multi-tenant cloud management console, self-service workload creation…

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3 Universal Truths about Enabling the IaaS Market

There has been quite a bit of chatter on the web lately about cloud service providers, the IaaS market, private vs public cloud, etc etc. With Cisco taking a head first dive into the business of IaaS enablement and the subsequent publishing of the ROI calculator I felt compelled to share some insight from 6fusion…

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Cisco ROI Tool Doesn’t Really Help the IaaS Shopper in the Cloud

So Cisco just released it new flashy ROI calculator for cloud service providers looking to buy kit and get into the game. Check it out here:  http://www.cisco.com/assets/sol/sp/iaas/flash/roi_calculator/index.html While the movement to create easy to use tools to help simplify purchasing decisions should be applauded, Cisco’s online tool doesn’t really help the customer out. Here’s why:…

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ConnectWise Outage a Cautionary Tale for Channel

For folks living in the IT Channel world it was impossible to miss the headline-grabbing news about the big ConnectWise cloud failure late last month.  I have only very limited knowledge of the outage itself from a handful of upset customers and unfortunately the various pundits and reporters that covered the story painted very sketchy…

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