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Will you be the first to adopt the first Cloud Computing Technical Standard?

In my second interview with Andy McCaskey of sdrnews.com, the focus was on standards -- the reason why they evolve and why they take time to become real. McCaskey  provided me with the opportunity to detail the world's first technical standard for Cloud Computing -- SOCCI -- the Service Oriented Cloud Computing Infrastructure from The Open Group. HP, as a Platinum Member of The Open Group, played a significant role in the creation of this standard. I co-chaired this project and also presented it in multiple sessions at the HP Discover 2012 conference.

Virtual Private Cloud Helps Airlines Reduce Capital and Operating Costs

airline1..jpgBy Evee Burgard, Travel and Transportation Marketing Manager


Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) proved to be especially helpful for the airlines after their IT spend was cut by over 8% in 2009. Airlines are just now beginning to shift from cost cutting to business growth. Read how airlines can use cloud computing as a natural progression to this business shift to create new and unique revenue streams.

1st Technical Standard for Cloud -- SOCCI from The Open Group

The Open Group just announced the availability of its first Technical Standard for the Cloud -- Service Oriented Cloud Computing Infrastructure Framework (SOCCI), which outlines the concepts and architectural building blocks necessary for infrastructures to support SOA and Cloud initiatives.  HP has played a leadership role in the definition and evolution of this Standard within The Open Group. 

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