In just a few years, IaaS has become an essential component of the IT mix. Web-scale applications, software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings and big data applications all depend on IaaS. Businesses, government entities and non-profits also use IaaS in ways commonly associated with traditional, in-house IT. These include resource sharing, test and development environments, production applications and sometimes even mission critical applications. Public IaaS is clearly a major step forward for the IT industry. Yet, as good as it already is, IaaS must get even better.
This white paper describes exactly where first-generation clouds fall short, including categories such as:
Cloud customers are ready for second-generation IaaS now. But don’t worry about whether it is called IaaS 2.0, second-generation IaaS or something completely different. Second-generation IaaS is really about the value it provides and the challenges it overcomes relative to first- generation offerings.
Download this white paper now to learn how second-generation clouds can deliver more of what you need!