IaaS exchange

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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There Appears to Be a Future in Cloud Futures

Last week we held the first of what is likely to be many discussions in the IT industry on the topic of IT infrastructure marketplaces and cloud futures. Building on the discussions at Cloud2020 and the blogsphere (here, here, here, and here, among others), we structured this as an open debate among those who believe…

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6 things I think I think for IaaS in 2013

By John Cowan, CEO and Co-Founder Another year, another dollar… or something like that.  It’s time for an update on the 6 things I think I think for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) in the coming year! 1. Hybrid Cloud Computing 2012 Perspective: Hybridization WAS key in 2011 and I’m doubling down in 2012.  If you’ve paid attention…

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