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Oracle Cloud Rules and SLA

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I recently read an IT World article on Oracle Cloud. The article highlighted a document released by Oracle with clear descriptions of the terms of use with some definitions of service levels. Oracle’s document is fairly mundane. But it is always great to see new service providers draw a line in the sand as to what they will and will not do.

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The Role of Service Providers in Hybrid Clouds

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A couple weeks ago after VMworld I visited EMC’s headquarters and spent an hour with Dan Hushon, EMC Distinguished Engineer in the office of the CTO.  In our discussion Dan showed me a graph that revolutionized my thinking of hybrid cloud service providers: people are going to public and hybrid clouds for the wrong reason.  And they are not realizing the savings that hybrid clouds could offer.

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