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The Relationship Between Workloads and the Cloud

Adaptivity Keynote at Cloud Expo

The applications in support of an enterprise exhibit a wide range of operational characteristics. That diversity is the key to business success, but it has consequences. Three different perspectives must be accommodated:

  1. Enterprise Application Architect - Recognition that a single standard platform configuration is insufficient to meet the behaviors exhibited across the portfolio of applications. Most critical applications have extreme operational requirements that require specialized adjustments to operating environments.
  2. Data Center Manager - Accommodating a proliferation of platforms makes it impossible to contain costs, manage complexity or maintain reliability, especially for those critical applications.
  3. Business Executive - Applications cost too much to develop, run, and maintain. They cannot correlate growth to investment in IT.

Offering IT as a service requires a paradigm shift in technology, operational processes and thinking about how business demand - manifested by applications - affects the use of all data center resources. Enterprise Cloud Computing enables IT as a service and is the next phase in data center evolution to solve this spiraling dilemma. In his session at Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West, Tony Bishop discussed how a business successfully operates this expensive investment and noted that the solution lies with understanding workload characteristics fundamentals to tailor (but finite) solutions.

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Tony Bishop is the Founder and CEO of Adaptivity. As Chairman and CEO, Tony leads the team and provides hands-on coaching, thought leadership and executive strategy support for our key clients and partners. He is an innovative IT executive, with an excellent track record in strategy, design, and the implementation of business-aligned enterprise technology platforms across large organizations.

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