Virtualization can exist without the cloud, but cloud computing cannot exist without virtualization – at least, not in its current format. The term cloud computing then is best used to refer to a situation in which “shared computing resources, software, or data are delivered as a service and on-demand through the Internet.” There’s a bit more to it than that, of course.
Any discussion of cloud computing typically begins with virtualization. Virtualization is critical to cloud computing because it simplifies the delivery of services by providing a platform for optimizing complex IT resources in a scalable manner, which is what makes cloud computing so cost effective.
How To Invest In Cloud Computing Cloud computing is an industry with exponential growth prospects, Expected to grow to a staggering $191 million by 2020, it has had a robust growth at the NASDAQ (60%) on its side too. For example, cloud computing is Salesforce‘s core business – we can say Salesforce is probably the “purest” cloud investment – but the
Virtualization as an element of cloud computing Cloud computing is as much a methodology as it is a technology. You cannot plan any single element without considering the effect on the others. You also have to add in practices and policies that govern chargeback, monitoring, procurement and many other facets of your IT infrastructure.
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The cloud can, and most often does, include virtualization products to deliver the compute service, said Rick Philips, vice president of compute solutions at IT firm Weidenhammer.
7 Intel IT enter Planning Guide Virtualization and Cloud Computing The path from virtualization to a self-service cloud poses technical as well as organizational challenges related to management and