Category Archives: Capacity Planning

Is the Cloud Right for Me?: Determining Readiness vs Benefit of Cloud

Over the years of helping companies with their cloud strategy, one of the most common questions we keep getting asked is “Is the Cloud right for me?” — and they … Continue reading

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Gravitant director to chair cloud sessions at INFORMS annual meeting

Next week, Gravitant’s Analytics team will travel to Minneapolis to oversee the Cloud Computing sessions at the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) annual meeting. With more … Continue reading

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Cloud Capacity Allocation: Reserved vs. On-Demand Capacity or How I Managed to Get over with Black Friday Rush

The shopping season just arrived and who knows how much pressure is on the shoulders of IT administrators of e-commerce companies. Competition is tough so if one has to wait … Continue reading

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Creating a Virtual Machine on/off schedule

Virtual Machine scheduling is useful if the right cloud provider and/or managed service provider is selected Continue reading

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Cloud Sourcing Optimization: A Conceptual Model Discussion

Cloud computing brings up new cost cutting, improved flexibility and increased elasticity opportunities for enterprises. While these are the main marketing features of the cloud, the evaluation and comparison of … Continue reading

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IT Capacity Planning in the Cloud and on the Ground

Capacity planning is a hype topic in IT supply chain. It is a key requirement for companies making strategic IT decisions. The main challenge appears to be the lack of … Continue reading

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Overutilization vs Underutilization of Virtual Machines

Optimal provisioning of VMs is required to reduce data center cost and simultaneously meet SLAs Continue reading

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3 keys to Capacity Planning for Virtualization

Intelligent Monitoring combined with Advanced Analytics provide true benefits of Virtualization Continue reading

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