Industry Perspectives: Intel, Avocent, C7 Data Centers

In this week's Industry Perspectives, Bob Deutsche of Intel looks at cloud complexity, David Richardson of Avocent/Emerson Network Power discusses key steps in planning a cloud deployment, and Nathan Hatch of C7 Data Centers discusses site location and cloud reliability.

The Industry Perspectives channel at Data Center Knowledge highlights thought leadership in the data center arena, providing industry professionals with the opportunity to share their insight and expertise. Here's a recap of this week's Perspectives:

  • Cloud is More a Verb than a Noun - Bob Deutsche from Intel says that moving to the cloud is a complex process that takes the alignment of many moving parts. In other words, the cloud is more of a verb than a noun.
  • Conducting a Cloud Planning Analysis - David Richardson, of Emerson Network Power’s Avocent, writes about getting ready for cloud, and why it’s important to first evaluate the viability of a cloud deployment and conduct a thoughtful cloud planning analysis.
  • Cloud Computing: Could Your Cloud Dissipate? - Nathan Hatch, President of C7 Data Centers, explains one of the central tenants of cloud computing: namely, where is my cloud and why should I care about its location?

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