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Embotics Cloud Management Blog

Cloud and Virtualization - A Case of Déjà Vu

You know what they say about history. Those who don’t learn from the mistakes of the past are doomed to repeat them. The flip side to that, though, is that we can learn from the successes of the past, and apply those lessons replicate that success to the benefit of many. That’s the thought that kept bouncing around my head as I read this article from my colleague Scott Davis, featured in Cloud Computing Journal recently.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Virtualization

Overcoming Common Cloud Objections: Part 2

In Part 1 of our “Overcoming Common Cloud Objections” blog series, we explored four common misconceptions around total cost of ownership, control over data, expenses, and security and compliance in the cloud. Today, we’ll explore – and put to rest – four more fallacies in our second and final post of the series:

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) IT Virtualization

Virtualization alone does not equal cloud

 Virtualization was really the key technology that started the cloud computing revolution. When virtualization started, it was initially a no-brainer, Capex driven purchase, that was driven by the reality that systems of the time were typically dedicated to one application workload, and in order to meet the peak demand of those workloads, they were run with excess headroom on the servers.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Virtualization

The Cloud & Virtualization - Similarities in the Business Drivers

Embotics CTO, Scott Davis recently wrote a blog based around the similarities in business drivers between virtualization and cloud, and the differences between the two technologies.

Topics: Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Virtualization