A recent report from Forrester Consulting (registration required) conducted on behalf of CA shows that the enterprise is very much interested in the clouds, though most organizations are not yet ready to take full advantage.
The study confirms that virtualization is continuing to expand, and that the technology introduces new levels of complexity that threaten the stability of services. While that statement certainly sounds like an oxymoron (wasn't the cloud supposed to make everything easier?) the fact of the matter is that virtualization itself has had a perverse effect of often making it more difficult to manage server resources. … Read more