This Week in Cloud Episode 4 - Open Stack and the benefits of standards in Cloud

Join HP Evangelist Paul Muller (@xthestreams), and Christian Verstraete (@christianve), HP Chief Technologist, Cloud Strategy, as they tackle the tough questions you’ve asked us via Twitter, blogs and other channels about cloud computing. In this, the fourth of six deep dive videos, watch as Paul and Christian delve into the details about HP Converged Cloud that was announced in April 2012. 

 

One of the first topics is a discussion of the advantages of consistency and standardization for cloud implementations within an organization. One of the biggest benefits of standardization and consistency is that they make it easier for people who have to implement the cloud service in the data center. Currently most IT departments have different motions and environments to implement private, public and hybrid clouds. With standardization data centers can implement using the same motions for all kinds of cloud implementations. Consistency and standardization also make things easier for the IT department when migrating or bursting from one cloud to another. As more and more organizations move to hosting IT services from a variety of private, public and hybrid clouds, standardization will become more and more important.

 

Other key subjects include: 

  • Open Stack Standards and Platform Support
  • Environmental Standardization's gains for labor reduction and continuity
  • Workload Distribution and Migration with Open Stack
  • Cloud Burst and Data Migration Facilitation through cloud standards
  • What others are saying about Converged Cloud 


Related links:

HP Converged Cloud technical white paper

HP Converged Cloud business white paper

ZDNet: 10 Ways HP is Different and Better in the Cloud

Saugatuck Technology Blog:  HP Cloud Update: Solid Strategy and a Top-down Mandate

Register for HP Discover Vegas 2012

 

To read more about HP Converged Cloud, go to www.hp.com/go/cloud 

Read more from Christian Verstraete (@christianve) at the HP Cloud Source Blog

Read more from Paul Muller (@xthestreams) at the Discover Performance Blog

For more videos like this, visit www.hp.com/go/backstage

 

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