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Five key checkpoints for provisioning a cloud server

When people start to use cloud, there is a real surprise when they hear a cloud server can be provisioned in two hours using IBM tools. Here we will do it using IBM Tivoli Service Automation Manager (TSAM). I am providing five checkpoints that should be part of any server project. 1. End date In […]

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How I convinced my imaginary friend that cloud is cheaper

I never had an imaginary friend as a child—apparently imaginary friends require having an imagination, which more or less disqualified me.

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SoftLayer: Pick the best from both worlds

SoftLayer provides a cloud solution that not all cloud providers have (from a server architecture point of view).

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How will cloud affect your disaster recovery? (Part one)

New ways can be used to solve an application's disaster recovery—our blogger explains.

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Three reasons why you shouldn’t upgrade servers

Here are three reasons why you can often avoid upgrading servers in the cloud.

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Networking the cloud (Part 2 of 3)

This is the second of three posts looking at networking in the cloud. This post looks at clustering and network management.

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Making SmartCloud Enterprise+ elastic

SmartCloud Enterprise can be used to make SmartCloud Enterprise+ elastic.

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