For IT and business managers, the question is not whether to use the cloud, but how. Fortunately, the virtualization and consolidation projects that ignited this renewed interest in centralized computing also provide a guide for realizing the full potential of the cloud. Learn how to understand, optimize, and consolidate resources to deliver the highest use and highest return on investment (ROI) for your business.
high performance computing applications
make consolidation projects a high ROI priority for companies. In practice businesses often ran into a significant problem: distributed end users experienced slow wait times to access the business applications they needed to get their jobs done, and a greatly-increased set of demands that were placed on the wide area network (WAN). WAN optimization was used in many of these cases to overcome this performance issue. By including WAN optimization in consolidation projects, performance demands were met,