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In This HP Cloud Source Blog, HP Expert, Christian Verstraete will examine cloud computing challenges, discuss practical approaches to cloud computing and suggest realistic solutions.

Displaying articles for: May 2014

Cloud, Fog, is the future of IT at the edge or the center?

We've heard about cloud computing for a while. Now "fog" computing seems popular. And so is "edge" computing. It seems companies are looking at branding technologies to address percieved problems with the magnitude of data the world generates each year. And the "Internet of Things" is the big unknown. But what is the problem we are trying to address and what approach makes sense. I'm describing three potential issues associated with the use of fog or edge computing.

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Take advantage from information technology percolating in business and society.

As information technology is percolating the whole enterprise and everything we do, enterprises and governments have a unique opportunity to review their business models and create new opportunities by interacting with their customers, their citizens, their users in new ways.That's really exciting. How do organizations take advantage of this, knowing some people are at the wrong side of the digital divide? At a moment enterprises are hungry to create new business opportunities, when governments are looking to interact more closely with their citizens, we have a unique opportunity to rethink what we do and how we do it. Let's look at what is required for that.

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Going to the cloud, rely on HP Helion and avoid lock-in

HP announced HP Helion, HP's integrated cloud offering. But what does this really mean and what are you getting for it. In this blog entry I'm describing some of the drivers that has brought us to announce Helion, ennumerate its components and explain what is in it for you. As you look for hybrid cloud environments giing you the flexibility to reposition your workloads on the spot, understand how Helion allows you to do that in an environment that avoids being locked in with one vendor.

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About Public Cloud and Budget Airlines

What do Public Cloud and Budget Airlines have in common? Well the price that is advertized is not what you pay. You get the extra costs. But where there is a difference is that, on top of the extra costs, with public cloud, you have hidden costs. They typically relate to integration, security and management. I'm describing some of the elements you may want to take into account when designing your hybrid environment and comparing it with what you know, the traditional IT you have today. Interested in understanding what to look for?

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  • Christian is responsible for building services focused on advising clients in their move to cloud, particularly from a business process and application perspective, and establishing a global community to deliver those services to our customers worldwide.
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