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Forbes – The Next Chapter In The Cloud Brokerage Story

TECH 4/14/2014 @ 8:00AM 1,833 views The Next Chapter In The Cloud Brokerage Story – CME Tech Used To Launch An Exchange Comment Now Follow Comments Whenever an item becomes commonplace (some might use the word “commoditized”) we see marketplaces and brokerages rise up to make money from this commoditization. Cloud computing is an area in which brokerages…

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The Register – Bored with trading oil and gold? Why not flog some CLOUD servers?

Chicago Mercantile Exchange plans cloud spot exchange By Jack Clark, 14 Apr 2014 If you thought cloud computing was complicated now, just wait until next year, when pin-striped traders will buy and sell contracts in the stuff. At least, that’s the plan of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, which announced on Monday that it had signed a “definitive agreement” to…

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Computerworld – CME Group and 6fusion prepare to launch cloud exchange

CME Group and 6fusion prepare to launch cloud exchange Beta trial announced, but no confirmation of major Iaas suppliers By Matthew Finnegan | Computerworld UK | Published 17:39, 15 April 14 CME Group is a step closer to launching a marketplace to enable trading of cloud resources, after entering into a definitive agreement with infrastructure metering firm 6fusion. Having announced…

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The Road to Cloud Futures Gets Paved

The commoditization of cloud infrastructure is inevitable and an organized market will dramatically reshape the foundation of the entire IT supply chain. 6fusion exists to accelerate this reality for the betterment of both buyers and sellers in the market for cloud infrastructure services.  On April 14th, 6fusion and the CME Group announced an exclusive multi-year…

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6fusion, CME Group Sign Definitive Agreement to Develop IaaS Commodity Exchange

Monday April 14, 2014 – CHICAGO and Raleigh, NC – 6fusion, the company standardizing economic measurement of IT infrastructure and enabling a global marketplace for buyers and sellers, and CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, have signed a definitive agreement to develop and market an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) spot…

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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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