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Posts in July 2011

Why There Is A Shift To The Cloud

7/21/2011
There are many reasons why Cloud Computing is growing in popularity - but the biggest driver is cost savings. According to IDC,  in paper entitled “ Enterprise Class Virtualization 2.0”, some  interesting stats emerge concerning operational IT infrastructure  costs:  $8 is spent monitoring legacy IT for every $1 invested in new IT infrastructure.  $.60 is spent to cool and power servers for every $1 in server spending today.Constructing  a new data center costs approximately $1,000 per sq. ft. – this is  approximately $40,000 per rack or $2,400 for a typical server Gartner Group says energy costs may increase from 10% of the IT budget...Read more...

Comparing Cloud Servers vs. Dedicated Servers

7/20/2011
As the buzz surrounding cloud computing grows, it’s important to understand the real benefits of cloud computing for businesses. If you or your clients are considering moving from a dedicated server to a cloud server, consider the following: A cloud server (or a virtual machine) is a "virtualized" server that leverages hardware and network resources, while a dedicated server is a physical server that is only allocated to one customer. New virtual machines can be provisioned very quickly; in fact, at ValueReseller we can spin up new VM's for our clients in as little as 15 minutes. Unlike physical servers, virtual machines feature "high availability." The difference is: if...Read more...


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