Research: Private Clouds
Is the private cloud's promise of a more automated and scalable internal data center, using highly virtualized server and storage resources, all that revolutionary? There's a lot of haziness around this terminology as vendors rebrand just about any data center service as cloud, and they try to link the real savings from cloud environments to their specific offerings.
In this report, we will sweep away that haziness and illuminate the critical issues around private clouds. Make no mistake: The "private cloud" is a new and powerful data center strategy.