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Is Virtualization A Means To An End?

Posted by Keng Choong on Feb 10 2012

One of my customer was an early adopter of VMware. Initially, the drivers were cost savings and DC floor space. But after virtualizing a significant number of servers, and achieving the CapEx and floor space savings, the excitement has died down. It is "no longer interesting anymore", they commented during one of my meetings with them. They are now exploring new technology to be incorporated to their IT Plan for 2012..

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Understanding Operational Impacts

Posted by Keng Choong on Feb 2 2012

Recently, I have been given a speaker slot to talk about operational challenges and impacts resulting from Virtualization and Journey to the Cloud. Although I have dealt with this topic many times, but speaking to a group of Architects and Engineers and trying to get their attention and the message across to them is always challenging.

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Virtualization vs Private Cloud
Is Virtualization the same with Private Cloud? Are we already running a Private Cloud?

Written on November 21, 2011 by Keng Leong

One of the common question or misconception that I encountered during my customer engagements is that : "I am already running a private cloud because I have virtualized a good proportion of my servers." or "What is the difference between server virtualization and private cloud?"

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Cloud Economics: Is Public Cloud Cheaper Than Private Cloud?

- Build Your Own Model with the "5Cs"

Written on November 21, 2011 by Keng Leong

In one of the reports published by IDC, it shows that there are 5 key factors that influence the decision around Public and Private Cloud services, as shown below. Similarly, you can use the same factors to develop the financial model and business justification for Public vs Private cloud.

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Recent Q&A's

Winner of the Week: Amand Wilson, Wesley Consultants

Question: Tax is a strategic enterprise function no longer confined to the tax department. Only by integrating tax with financials can you truly speed workflows, reduce risk by meeting all global tax requirements and support strategic planning. How can cloud computing help shape the future of taxation?
By: Amand Wilson, Wesley Consultants

Answer:Cloud computing cannot shape taxation but definitely can help to expedite deployment and rollout of an integrated and standardized systems and workflows globally by having these financial and taxation applications hosted and offered as a Software-as-a-Service.

Question: What role does cloud computing play in sustainable enterprise?
By: Andrew Goh, APAC

Answer:It has been proven that Cloud computing can help enterprises reduce DC floor space & facilities, energy consumption and hardware purchases significantly, thus allowing them to achieve a green and sustainable business.

Question: Our company site are extremely remote. Inaccurate orders cost us money and time. How can cloud computing helps us efficiently and accurately fill every order? Thank you.
By: Michelle Sales, Cebu Trading Incorporation

Answer:Cloud computing may not be able help to ensure accuracy of data. But it does allow you to be more efficient and productive by be able to access the applications and up-to-date data easily through the internet cloud, even in remote sites. Also, these applications can be highly available, round the clock with minimum or no downtime.

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