SunGard Availability Services announces the availability of cloud-based SAP Services, designed to meet the availability, security, operations, and capacity needs of SAP ERP environments. The new service leverages the best in class VblockTM cloud platform to provide a production ready cloud infrastructure for SAP ERP and NetWeaver applications, whether a single new development environment or full [...]
Corporate data centers are changing because of cloud computing. But will cloud computing take over or will it be one more tool for IT departments to use to meet company goals? David Ayers explores the shift in IT.
In cloud computing, true protection is an outcome of the right architecture for the right application. Organizations need to fully understand their individual application requirements and, if using a cloud platform, the corresponding cloud architecture.
Getting applications to the cloud more quickly and deploying them with less programming to link the application to the infrastructure resources would decrease both development and maintenance costs. To do that, new middleware that works with the new hardware architecture of the cloud is needed.
Cloud adoption is progressing rapidly. Many companies are in the process of determining their migration strategy, and most vendors are refining their processes to provide a smoother on-ramp to the cloud.
Even though Cloud may be a relatively new phenomenon for your company, you can still begin to measure your return on investment (ROI) if not in real numbe, at least in the ways it is changing your organization. Here are a few examples.
Many companies have a virtualized infrastructure, but in reality, a virtualized data center is not the same as a private cloud. Most virtualized data centers lack the automation and processes to manage them as private clouds.
Today SunGardAS announced the general availability of our Enterprise Cloud Services. SunGard’s cloud platform leverages best-in-class VBlock technology from EMC®, VMware® and Cisco® to deliver high availability and security. SunGard fully manages the multiple components of the IaaS platform, including all necessary compute, network, storage and security resources.