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MosheBar.com: Utility Computing Darwinism

Sep 08, 2004, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Moshe Bar)

[ Thanks to Moshe for this link. ]

"No software vendor, established or in start-up mode, wants to find itself caught without a Utility Computing offering. Even those without one (like Computer Associates, Sun, Red Hat, Novell and BMC) try hard to land some of the lucrative deals and build their solutions as they go, thorugh either custom development or on the spot acquisitions. A lot of M&A results from the impetus to have a comprehensive and cohesive solution framework. Customers switching to the Utility Computing model have basic requirements that are common among most of the bigger organizations:

  • "Need to cope with the high number of assets
  • "Need to increase asset utilization
  • "Need to make assets available around the clock..."

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