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featuring a disguised real-world case study. While the report doesn't explicitly state the fact, it seems that the paper is a summary of the results of a strategy project with a financial services firm, which apparently engaged McKinsey to assess whether it would make sense to move all of its systems to Amazon Web Services. The client appears to a be a good-sized company, since one of the pages lists headcount for the IT organization and compares the total as-is vs. post-Amazon migration. Today's IT headcount stands at 1704. In typical companies IT represents about 2.3 percent of total staff; this would indicate a ...
will commonly include service level agreements within the terms of their contracts with customers to define the level(s) of service being sold in plain language terms (typically the (SLA) will in this case have a technical definition in terms of MTTF , MTTR , various data rates, etc.)
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Google Investor: Droid vs. iPhone: Google News & Fundamentals ...
(CNBC) Discussing the smartphone showdown between Google and Apple, with John Stratton, Verizon CMO; Eric Schmidt, Google CEO; Sanjay Jha, Motorola CEO; Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO; and CNBC's Dennis Kneale. Watch video on the unveiling of the Motorola Droid X on CNBC. Droid Takes on the iPhone 4 Google, Motorola, Verizon, and Adobe joined forces on June 23 to unveil to Motorola Droid X, to counter the iPhone 4 launch on June 24. Reviews of Droid, and comparison to the iPhone 4, have been very favorable. Google CEO Eric Schmidt stated the next battle is for the mobile platform, that is, Apple iOS versus Google ... market research, surveys and trends
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The State of E-Commerce: Online Shopping Trends — eCommerce-Guide.com
In a wide-ranging study examining the current e-commerce marketplace, comScore Networks looked at a diverse set of shoppers' behaviors and attitudes. Entitled "The Ascent of the Precision Shopping Machine," the new study tracked factors like the effect of broadband usage, shopping differences between new and experienced Net users, and trends that point to e-commerce's future. The study was authored by comScore vice president Dan Hess, with assistance by comScore analyst Graham Mudd. Mudd spoke with E-commerce Guide about the study's data. First, a big picture snapshot: online shopping continues to grow ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Fujitsu PRIMERGY CX1000 Platform Rewrites Cloud Computing Price ...
environments, and sets new standards in data center economics by optimizing the operating cost drivers of power, heat and space. The PRIMERGY CX1000 server is designed from the ground up to deliver as much computing power as possible per square foot, at the lowest-possible price, packing 38 server nodes into a single rack to provide a minimum savings of 20 percent in power and cooling in comparison to a standard rack server assembly. News Highlights The PRIMERGY CX server line adds a new class of server to the current Fujitsu x86 line-up of PRIMERGY blade (BX), rack (RX) and tower (TX) models and serves as a cornerstone ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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AMD Announces $99 Quad-core Chip for Cloud Servers
PCWorld.com is upgrading some back-end systems. Some site features, such as user registration, may be temporarily unavailable. Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday announced a new family of microprocessors for cloud computing servers, including one chip priced at US$99. The chips belong to the Opteron 4100 family and come in six-core and four-core variants. Previously code-named Lisbon, they draw less power than their predecessors while achieving the same levels of performance, said Brent Kerby, senior product manager at AMD. The processors include the $99 Opteron 4122 processor, which is AMD's first server chip priced under ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Storm On Demand Declared Top Performing Cloud Platform by Independent Cloud ...
performed a comprehensive analysis of twenty (20) Cloud Computing Vendors CPU performance. Cloud Harmony benchmarked more than 150 different cloud server configurations focusing this round of testing specifically on raw CPU performance.  After exhaustive analysis, Cloud Harmony determined Storm On Demand's 48GB Cloud Server to be the top performer out of all benchmarked server configurations.  ( http://StormOnDemand.com ) (Photo:   http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100512/DE03190 ) When compared to Amazon EC2's highest performing server, Storm On Demand is 57% faster and at nearly half of the cost!  market trends, news research and surveys resources

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User Guide: Amazon EC2 Cost Comparison Calculator
Feb 1, 2010 ... costs) of cloud computing. However, it should not replace a company's ...... Amazon EC2 data transfer “in” price reduced to $0.00 per GB. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
NBC Cloud White Paper2
price than manufactures could achieve with their private dynamos” ... The advent of Cloud Computing has pushed the cost of. Cloud-based IT resources down significantly, redefining ..... facilitate a comparison with Cloud storage. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
SnowFlock: Rapid Virtual Machine Cloning for Cloud Computing
Virtual Machine (VM) fork is a new cloud computing ab- ...... sired striking price for each option. Aqsis – Renderman [Aqsis] is an open source implemen- ... Comparison Table 2 illustrates the substantial gains Snow- ...
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Desktop, Laptop, or Netbook: What's the Best Solution for Your Needs?
Choices abound for your small businesses today�s market like never before when deciding on where and how you spend your money on technology, infrastructure, security, and physical location. One key area that offers many options is the tools you equip your workforce with�and by this I mean the dollars you spend on computing power for your personnel resources. Average Specs Gone are the days when the discrepancy between your average desktop specs and your average laptop specs represented a huge gap. There�s still a gap, but today�s laptop is more than up to the task of handling general desktop-type computing needs. ...
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