Cloud Revolution: Laying the Foundation for Cloud Computing

 This research report introduces the core building blocks of cloud computing thereby laying the foundation for a deeper and more meaningful discussion on the "cloud revolution".

 The cloud is changing everything in IT and the business it supports is about to get a bigger bang for its IT buck – agility, speed, and lower costs are the promise of the cloud.

The Cloud Revolution report tackles these sweeping changes in a four-volume series:

  • Volume 1, Laying the Foundation, introduces the cloud and its underlying technologies
  • Volume 2, The Art of Abstraction, explores how abstraction loosens the IT stack, providing flexibility and efficiency as a precursor to the ultimate abstraction: the cloud.
  • Volume 3 focuses on The Cloud Effect, describing the impact the cloud is having on IT and business tactically and strategically.
  • Volume 4, A Workbook for Cloud Computing in the Enterprise, provides practical guidance for transitioning to the cloud.

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