Whitepapers

Achieving Dynamic Scalability in the Age of Viral Demand Today, a web-facing application or service has the potential to catch fire based on the network effects of connected communities. Games, streaming media, commerce apps and freemium product features are all subject to this new...
Building Your Dev & Test Cloud Historically, Development & Testing (Dev & Test) environments have been built and managed at the project level and has often been under-funded, under-resourced and under-utilized for significant periods of time. The Dev...
Achieving Agility in Dev and Test: Securing the Beachhead for Your Cloud Journey Preparing for a cloud transformation can feel like the view of Everest from basecamp: How do you initiate a journey of such magnitude? Of course, the answer is preparation and a graduated plan of attack that advances one step at...
Seven Practical Steps to Help You Run Your On-premise Cloud Like a Business "Think about it. When a product or service is free, the demand for it is potentially infinite. But, once that product or service has a cost, the end-users begin to shape both supply and demand. Once end-users are paying a price,...
Blending Clouds: A Blueprint for Your Hybrid Future In nature, hybridization is a force that allows organisms to adapt to changing circumstances. It's a hardwired defense to a dynamic and unpredictable world, which makes living things stronger and more resilient to change. The...
7 Steps to Success with an Automated Dev/Test Cloud Although cloud computing is continuing its relentless march forward, many enterprises are still striving to identify the best scenarios for deploying this exciting new architecture. For reasons that we'll soon describe, the job...
Five Steps to Enterprise Cloud Computing Significant technological advances are often made during periods of crisis and change. Thus it is unsurprising that today's CIOs and IT professionals, confronted with extraordinary challenges—spiking energy bills,...