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Is now the time to make the move to cloud services with all the current IT security concerns? Security and the cloud seems to be the topic of conversation for many businesses and IT groups today. As you prepare for that decision making process around your IT infrastructure security, re...
Gone are the days when the cloud meant simply a hosted virtual instance or resource on some provider's network. We're seeing all sorts of new variants and twists emerge. I'm not just referring to the use of storage or compute resources or those that allow for elastic computing, such as...
Many organizations are focusing on IT metrics and metering to generate IT cost savings. Here's a quick summary of how one organization is using metering of IT resource consumption to improve IT cost visibility and move from being a cost center to an internal service provider. The Comp...
David Linthicum published a good article on the lack of IT cost analysis and planning related to cloud a few weeks ago that is worth some discussion. The article highlights a study from the Big Data Group’s called the Cloud Cost Benchmark Study, which indicates AWS users are significan...
Just in case you missed it, Brian Gracely put together a great…The post Cloud Exchange Video appeared first on 6fusion.
Barb Darrow recently…The post HP and the Future of Cloud appeared first on 6fusion.
By Rob Bissett, VP Product Management We had a great customer…The post Cloud Service Making Big Strides at 6fusion appeared first on 6fusion.
By Steven Wolford, Director of Information Security, 6fusion…The post IT Infrastructure Security and Regulatory Compliance appeared first on 6fusion.
VClouds recently highlighted an overview of Cloud Resource…The post Cloud Resource Meter Overview from vClouds appeared first on 6fusion.
I spent last week in Las Vegas at the AWS re:Invent show and it …The post The Cloud Lines Blurring at AWS re:Invent appeared first on 6fusion.
Jack Clark at ZDnet recently published a great series of articles on the current state of cloud computing, which included an article on utility computing called “Cloud computing’s utility future gets closer“. It’s one of the best reviews of where we are in the progression toward utilit...
As I fly the friendly skies on my way back home from the Amazon …The post AWS Re:Invent Shows IaaS Opportunity for Channel, Enterprises, and SMB’s appeared first on 6fusion.
It’s not something many people outside of IT think about…The post Ever wonder how much IT infrastructure capacity you have and what it’s costing you? appeared first on 6fusion.
Best practices dictate you backup your data but where, how and…The post Backup to the Cloud – What You Need to Know appeared first on 6fusion.
Cloud Brokerage is an emerging trend in the broader cloud computing…The post The Future of IT Utility: The Immovable Asset Becomes Movable appeared first on 6fusion.
Abstract: This is the fourth and final post in a blog series by…The post Blog – The Immovable Asset Becomes Movable appeared first on 6fusion.
iCompusys is a service provider based in Saudi Arabia that delivers…The post Service Provider Case Study – iCompusys appeared first on 6fusion.
The pervasive notion that computing has become a utility is …The post GigaOm white paper – Metered IT: the path to utility computing appeared first on 6fusion.
6fusion hosted a webinar featuring William Fellows, VP Research…The post Top 5 Ways the Cloud is Impacting Your IT appeared first on 6fusion.
6fusion’s repository of pre-configured application…The post App Library appeared first on 6fusion.
6fusion’s SaaS cloud management platform for private,…The post UC6 Platform appeared first on 6fusion.
Cloud Resource Meter allows you to meter your physical and virtual…The post Cloud Resource Meter appeared first on 6fusion.
6fusion’s SaaS private cloud platform gives you private…The post Enterprise iNode appeared first on 6fusion.
Check out the latest 6fusion blogs from our team of experts…The post Blog appeared first on 6fusion.
Get the details on the latest 6fusion events, tradeshows, webinars…The post Events appeared first on 6fusion.
There are big things going on at 6fusion. Get the latest news …The post News appeared first on 6fusion.
By John Cowan, 6fusion Co-founder and CEO By the time this blog…The post Blog – Why 6fusion’s Cloud Resource Meter Launch Matters appeared first on 6fusion.
Abstract: This is Part II in a blog series by 6fusion Co-founder…The post Blog – The Cloud Vendor and the Agnostic Intermediary appeared first on 6fusion.
Abstract: This is Part III in a blog series by 6fusion Co-founder…The post Blog – The Market Unified appeared first on 6fusion.
By Steven Wolford, Director of Information Security, 6fusion No, I’m not really calling you stupid, but it’s a great hook...
During the season of politics here in the US, I would like to borrow shamelessly from topics in the political debate with a look towards the state of information security. According to CNN (Poverty Rate Rises as Incomes Decline), the number of US citizens living below what is consider...
By the time this blog post hits the airwaves, 6fusion will have launched it’s second major software product in the...
With the massive growth and attention around cloud computing today, many people are trying to wrap their heads around two...
Posted on January 30, 2012 by Rob Bissett Lots going on at 6fusion and it’s all good – last week,...
Geographic expansion has always been a key component to proving out 6fusion’s technological and commercial strategy, but out of the...
Abstract:  Cloud Brokerage is an emerging trend in the broader cloud computing industry.  Opinions differ widely about what it means...
 By John Cowan, Co-Founder and CEO of 6fusion Time sure goes by in a flash, doesn’t it?   Its that time...
By John Cowan, CEO Tiffani Bova from Gartner recently published a major research report looking at the impact of the...
By John Cowan, CEO As the Internet has matured over the past ten years, channel disintermediation was rather limited in...
By John Cowan, CEO Ten to 15 years ago the Vendor Reseller dynamic began to change thanks to the Internet. ...