April 14, 2010

Realities of Private and Hybrid Clouds Aren’t What You’re Expecting

Nicole Hemsoth

Private clouds are becoming the center of a great deal of interest and speculation lately, especially as more enterprises are seeing the capabilities in the “far enough away not to get burned right away” light of public clouds. A discussion of the nature of private and hybrid couds with Principal Analyst in Forrester Research’s Infrastructure & Operations practice, James Staten, who works in a division focused on virtualization, cloud computing, IT consolidation best practices, and other data center- and server-focused issues. Staten helps demystify the differences and explains what many overlook when considering private clouds in an interview with Cassatt’s Jay Fry.

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