Skip to content

September 30, 2010

22

There’s a difference between having a cloud and using it

By Larry Walsh

What is that orchid purple pizza box doing in the data center? Turns out the overnight shift hasn’t left the debris from its dinner in a server rack. It’s actually the IBM WebSphere Cloudburst Appliance.

Here’s the idea: You’ve created a cloud computing environment for your business. Great, but what can you do with it? Can you quickly get an application up and running? Can you efficiently provision the virtual resources it needs? Many businesses are creating internal clouds, only to run into the obstacles of provisioning and managing the applications they want to run on them. In a corporate environment, it can take weeks to get an application up and running. And you know how it is with project delays. One delay causes other projects to be pushed back – and the wasted dollars multiply.

Enter the orchid purple pizza box. The IBM WebSphere Cloudburst Appliance was created to help you put your cloud to efficient use. It can drastically cut the time it takes to get an application up and running – think minutes, not weeks. You’ll have a chance to hear more about this useful appliance in a Webcast, “Application Infrastructure in the Cloud,” that will take place at noon (Eastern time) on October 13, 2010.

It will be an interactive Webcast – you’ll have a chance to pose the questions that are on your mind to the experts: Phil Schaadt, president and CTO of the Haddon Hill Group, a firm specializing in IT integration, and George Knoll, IBM WebSphere specialist. Hope you’ll join us.

22 Comments
  1. Apr 5 2011

    Hm, I’m just ok with this but nonetheless not fully confident, so i’m about to research a bit more.

  2. May 16 2011

    I like to read information that makes me think. The information you have written in this article is interesting and it has truly given me reason to ponder. That’s one thing I like about it.

  3. May 16 2011

    Only a great writer can get their point across in words. You are such a writer and I appreciate this information more than you know.

  4. May 18 2011

    I’m making my comment before my boss gets back from lunch, so forgive me if it’s not as good as the others. I like your article. You’re a great writer.

  5. Writing a great article takes commitment and pride in one’s work. It’s apparent that this writer has it together. Each point is well formatted. The grammar and spelling is excellent.

  6. May 28 2011

    Your article is brilliant. The points you make are valid and well represented. I have read other articles like this but they paled in comparison to what you have here.

  7. May 28 2011

    I have to say I feel more enlightened now that I’ve read your article. You really wrote some fascinating content in this article which you researched and presented very well. Thank you for this information.

  8. May 29 2011

    Your talent really comes out in your article. There’s a lot of information that hits close to home for me. I agree with a lot of your content. You have a real knack for writing.

  9. May 31 2011

    I’m giving your article a 5-star rating for interesting and informative content. I agree with many of your views and respect your attention to detail.

  10. May 31 2011

    Thanks a lot! I really enjoyed reading this. It makes me want to create my own blog.

  11. Jun 1 2011

    This is truly a great piece of writing. You are very good at making your points clear and interesting throughout your content. You leave your readers something to think about.

  12. Jun 1 2011

    I am having a hard time fathoming how much research you had to do for this data, but I appreciate it and I agree. You make a lot of sense.

  13. Jun 4 2011

    I can’t even begin to imagine how much work you did on this article. This is really great content that I can grasp. Great job.

  14. Jun 4 2011

    I enjoy reading informational articles whenever I can, especially when the writer is as gifted as you. You’ve succeeded in impressing many readers with this article, including me. Your knowledge on this topic is amazing.

  15. Informative articles like this impress me. I think these points made are fresh and original and I agree with a lot of this content. Thank you for your great writing.

  16. I read so many poorly written articles with dull content on this topic that I was pleasantly surprised by yours. It’s great to know there’s at least one writer that writes interesting and unique material.

  17. Jun 5 2011

    This article is top notch. I salute you on your use of words and research on this topic. Please do not stop making these. They are high quality and some of the best I’ve seen.

  18. Jun 6 2011

    I could go on and on about how great your article is, but I’d rather tell you I appreciate your dedication to writing quality content. It’s seldom I see writers care this much. Thank you.

  19. Sep 19 2012

    Many thanks for that gallery! Is there a way to access the Flash File and/or remove the PG logo? Thanks!

  20. I’d also like to state that most of those who find themselves
    without the need of health insurance are typically students, self-employed and people who are not working.
    More than half from the uninsured are really under
    the age of 35. They do not experience they are wanting health insurance simply because they’re young
    and also healthy. The income is often spent on homes, food,
    plus entertainment. Many people that do represent the working class either whole or
    as a hobby are not given insurance by their work so
    they proceed without because of the rising
    price of health insurance in the country. Thanks for the suggestions you reveal through your
    blog. http://www-hep.phys.saga-u.ac.jp/~higashi/ILC/?a%5B%5D=%3Ca+href%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fpasca.unhas.ac.id%2Fjapan%2Fnew_balance03.html%3E_______+m1300%3C%2Fa%3E,シャネル

  21. Its not my first time to pay a quick visit this site, i am visiting this site dailly
    and obtain fastidious data from here every day.

  22. May 14 2014

    This article had to take you a lot of research time. I am impressed with the formatting and content.

Comments are closed.