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The Monetary Benefit of Clouds, Or, When is Pay-Per-Use Useless?

Apr 23, 2010 |

Recently, an IDC interview series reported that respondents identified “pay per use” as the number one benefit of cloud computing, suggesting widespread belief that clouds always reduce costs — but is this always the case?

Clouds Envelop HPC

Nov 5, 2009 |

Cloud computing is swallowing the world and taking HPC with it.

DOE Labs to Build Science Clouds

Oct 13, 2009 |

Like many organizations that rely on industrial-strength datacenters, the US Department of Energy (DOE) would like to know if cloud computing can make its life easier. To answer that question, the DOE is launching a $32 million program to study how scientific codes can make use of cloud technology.