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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Keeping Your (Manufacturing) Head in the Clouds

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Keeping Your (Manufacturing) Head in the Clouds

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: New Solutions Keeping Enterprise Business Ahead of the Game

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: New Solutions Keeping Enterprise Business Ahead of the Game

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: The Tipping Point – When Things Changed for Cloud Computing

with Shawn Moore, Solodev
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Driving Better Outcomes through Workforce Analytics Webcast

Driving Better Outcomes through Workforce Analytics Webcast

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Legacy Modernization: Look to the Cloud and Open Systems

Legacy Modernization: Look to the Cloud and Open Systems

On the surface, mainframe architecture seems relatively simple: A...

Five Good Reasons to Create a Virtual Infrastructure

July 19, 2011 No Comments

Everyone has his own reasons for wanting to move toward a virtual infrastructure. Are there reasons that are better than others for doing so? Yes, there are. There are a lot of very bad reasons to move to a virtual infrastructure. Some of those very bad reasons are quite compelling. But, there are five very good reasons to create a virtual infrastructure. And, yes, all of them relate to money.

The primary reason that businesses look toward virtualization is cost savings. Cost savings is an extremely important aspect of doing business. Lowering costs and raising profitability, while delivering a quality product or service is simply good business practice. If you look at all of the failed businesses over the past ten years, you’ll note one glaring similarity: They weren’t interested in cost savings. It’s as if, the C-level executives wanted the businesses to fail by failing to curb their spending habits.

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