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RightScale Conference: Talk to the Experts About Cloud

Posted by Kim Weins   Ι   May 16, 2012 0 comments
Cloud is here and cloud is now. RightScale has led the way in cloud management, with more than 4 million servers launched in the cloud to date. We know that cloud is a strategy, not just a tactical solution . It’s not simply about moving to the cloud and doing business as usual. Cloud is about transforming IT. Cloud is about making business more agile. Cloud is about enabling completely new...Read more

Private and Hybrid Clouds: Like Sex in High School

Posted by Brian Adler   Ι   April 19, 2012 4 comments
RightScale CEO Michael Crandell recently explained to a journalist at The Register that "the hybrid cloud is a little bit like sex in high school — everybody is talking about it, but not everybody is doing it." While that may be true for the IT industry as a whole, Michael also rightly points out what we in the RightScale Professional Services trenches see everyday: The majority of RightScale...Read more

Internal External Private Public Hybrid Virtual Cloud

I'd like an external private hybrid cloud, dry, with whole milk, please! Enterprises rise to the cloud, terminology takes off - as if we didn't have enough cloud confusion already. But it's not all bad news - some of the terms do make sense. While many of the benefits associated with the cloud are independent of cloud type – internal, external, private, public – the type of cloud does determine...Read more

My Cloud, Your Cloud, Our Cloud

As we're getting ready to support private and hybrid clouds in RightScale I thought it would be worthwhile to write up some of the experience and thinking that we've gone through. Over the past few months we've seen a sustained rise in the buzz around private and hybrid clouds. As far as I'm aware, the following terminology has pretty much emerged from multiple sources: a public cloud is a shared...Read more

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