WDNG News Talk 14.50
Sean Hannity
2P - 5P
buyersUSA Consulting

From Retail - Office Products

Brought to you by Allstate Insurance- Jerry McCullers

As a Personal Financial Representative in Anniston, I know many local families and can help with all of your insurance needs. Call me at 256-237-1100.

IDC research suggests not using Cloud is greatest risk to business productivity

Wed, 9 Jan 2013 05:40:20 EST

According to research into the impact of Cloud computing on the data center, conducted by the International Data Corporation (IDC), not using Cloud is the greatest risk to business productivity. The research showed that:
·      90 percent of corporate data center capacity goes unused
·      98.9 percent of organisations now use at least one Cloud service
·      23 percent of organisations have multiple Cloud services in full-scale use
·      8 out of 10 employees use consumer Cloud services to fill the corporate IT gap

Cloud computing and its impact on the data center can lead to various planned and unplanned demands depending on the data center's ability to adapt; an issue which has intensified with huge virtualisation sprawl and the expectations of Cloud computing.
Cloud brings key benefits set to transform the way IT is consumed within the enterprise, including cost, flexibility and agility. However, the challenge for most organisations is to maintain control in the face of the increasing consumerisation of IT, whereby staff use their own IT in preference to corporate devices and applications. Cloud gains much of its efficiency through very high utilisation, with many cloud services providers' data centers running at 50% or higher. In contrast, many enterprises run their data centers at 10% utilisation or less.
Europe's leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services Computacenter can help organisations plan and adapt their data centers to make them more predictable, sustainable and affordable by finding the best-fit, best-value solutions, and best-strategies. The company has developed end-to-end solutions to datacenter transformation and its expertise and knowledge provides a perfect fit for a partnership that will help organisations drive outcomes in virtualisation, automation and the pathway to Cloud.
To find out about the impact Cloud is having on your organisation's IT infrastructure, visit http://www.itenabledbusiness.computacenter.com/the-impact-of-cloud-on-the-data-centre/ to download the paper. Also, join the debate on LinkedIn here.

Source: WebWire

From Our Blogs

What Human Right Destroys So Many Children

While child abuse can be found in nearly every major religion, Rashid mentions a part of the world in which he is especially familiar – the Middle East. In Afghanistan, a 10-year-old girl was recently forced by her much older brother, a local Taliban

A True Story of Perseverance and Hope

In 1986, Cam Tribolet was on his way home from a night of drinking when, at a Ft. Wayne, Indiana, stoplight, three men tried to carjack him. During the assault, Cam was shot three times in the stomach. One bullet ripped through his aorta, another lod

Tugg Talk Guest for Friday 11 April 2014

Guest for Tugg Talk

Investigation into school prayer.

Hope each of you are having an awesome day! Many of you remember my interview with Jeremy Ty's of Liberty Institute last Friday on hour two of Pamela's Place concerning the five year old girl in a Florida school reprimanded by a faculty member for pr

Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Our Website Sponsors

Oxford Lumber

Neighborhood service and warehouse prices since 1958. We're also proud to own and operate Roanoke Ace Home Center, Talladega Ace Home Center and Jacksonville Home Center. Oxford Lumber is located at 1400 Barry Street. Call 256-831-0540

Frontera Bar & Grill

Mexican quisine at it's finest. For lunch, dinner or take out, visit Frontera Bar & Grill 1750 Hamric Dr E Oxford, AL 36203? (256) 835-9905

Signature In Home Care

Our mission is to help seniors remain independent in their homes as long as possible by offering quality, affordable care. We can also provide a helping hand with activities of daily living. Call 1-877-777-1822 or 256-831-3250

Miller Funeral Home and Crematory

For pre-planning or immediate funeral services call us at 256-831-4611 or visit www.millerfuneralhomeoxford.com.

Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park

Come On Get Happy! The South's Favorite Family Amusement Park! 1730 Lakeview Drive, Rossville, Ga. 30741 1-877-525-3946 www.lakewinnie.com