The data set and tool, called IDC Qualified Performance Indicator, will help IT managers assess the performance of an installed base of servers within a data center, and compare that with alternative solutions using a common set of performance metrics.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 03-Jun-2011
Cloud strategies vary from vendor to vendor, and it’s important for prospective cloud adopters to know who's planning what. Our expert explains what to expect from four different offerings.
by: Bill Claybrook, Contributor, SearchCloudComputing.com 11-Feb-2011
As the HK Jockey Club reviews its cloud strategy, Sunny Lee talks about the selection criteria that the Club will use when identifying the partners to work with on the project.
By presenting a global provider view and a cloud performance analyzer, CloudSleuth gives cloud service providers and users the opportunity to provide third-party verification of the reliability of their cloud services.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 22-Nov-2010
New services, such as the CloudSleuth real-time performance map and a cloud price calculator, cater to a growing number of buyers interested in real, valuable information on cloud.
by: Carl Brooks, Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 05-Nov-2010
As "five nines (99.999%) availability" becomes a quasi tagline of cloud computing services, CloudSleuth, a free web-based cloud performance monitoring platform, suggests the "five nines" do not naturally fall into place.
by: Carol Ko 14-Oct-2010
The following cloud antivirus products were tested for this review: 1) McAfee Total Protection Service v5.0.0; 2) Trend Micro TRVProtect v8 SP1; and 3) Panda Cloud Office Protection v5.04.01.
by: David Strom, Contributor, SearchCloudComputing.com 21-Jul-2010
In cloud computing, there's no way for a consumer to know exactly what it's getting when it buys. But as independent researchers and analysts try and test the cloud—including detailed performance data on notoriously test-phobic VMware—that situation has begun to change.
by: Carl Brooks, Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 06-Jul-2010