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ZDNet – Soon, cloud capacity will be available in a spot market

Soon, cloud capacity will be available in a spot market By Joe McKendrick for Service Oriented | April 14, 2014 — 15:36 GMT (08:36 PDT) In a few months, it may be possible to buy cloud infrastructure capacity on an open market, just as energy or physical commodities are now traded. The net result, hopefully, will be competitive pricing…

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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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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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The Tipping Point for IaaS

By Rob Bissett, 6fusion SVP of Product Strategy There has been plenty written about the flurry of cloud pricing moves started by the Google Compute Engine price drop last week.  Most of this comes down to analysis of the facts themselves, and the impacts on current competitors and the market as a whole.  However, when…

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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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