How to Harness the “Cheap Computing” Revolution

IT costs are escalating, data centers are multiplying, power and space require¬ments are way too high, complexity is increasing, and businesses are locked into static applications that are making them less competitive, not more. This is the state of IT today and something obviously has to change. Well, the “cheap computing” revolution is dawning. So what do we do now?
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