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Long Distance Migration Rev 2.0

Historically, workload migration over any distance has been an immensely complex, time consuming, and disruptive activity. With the adoption of virtualization at the core of modern infrastructure services, the complexity of the underlying infrastructure may have increased, but the potential to eliminate time and disruption from migration activities is...

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Data Management for Information as a Service Rev1.0

Simplify complex data management using manageable stages.

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Open Data Center Alliance Usage Model: Cloud Maturity Model Rev. 2.5

The ODCA Cloud Maturity Model is an important resource for enterprises just beginning to establish a path to cloud and for enterprises already deploying cloud services and solutions.

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Cloud Based Identity Governance and Auditing Rev. 1.0

Many organizations today have requirements that drive the need to have strong identity governance and auditing on systems that support core business processes or store sensitive information.
These requirements are largely driven by regulatory bodies, compliance requirements, internal security policies/standards, and internal and external audit. Identity governance and auditing...

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Software Entitlement Management Framework Rev 1.0

Software Entitlement Management Framework Rev 1.0
The cloud complicates the effective management of software entitlement, creating investment, usage, monitoring, and optimization issues, as well as introducing risks. These complexities affect cloud subscribers, cloud providers, solution providers, and software vendors and require solutions that are unique to cloud deployments.
To...

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Regulatory Framework

There are hundreds, if not more, of regulatory bodies, regulations and standards that organizations must track and obey. Organizations spend millions of dollars to ensure they are in compliance and face steep penalties consisting of fines and fees, as well as damage to overall business, if failures occur. Studies...

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Commercial Framework Rev 1.0

The purpose of this master usage model is to drive efficiency and value through the standardization of commercial dynamics involved in the cloud lifecycle. The goal is to have a cloud eco-system that uses standard commercial services from a variety of cloud providers and can be delivered to multiple...

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Carbon Footprint Rev. 1.1

According to market research and consulting firm Pike Research, data centers around the world consumed 201.8 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity in 2010 and energy expenditures reached $23.3 billion. That’s enough electricity to power 19 million average U.S. households. The good news is that the adoption of cloud computing...

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Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Rev 1.0.2

The Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency proof of concept (this document) implements and extends the requirements introduced in the ODCA Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency usage model to a real-world computing environment, using test scenarios to demonstrate the techniques for measuring and assessing the carbon footprint of IT operations...

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Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Rev 2.0

According to market research and consulting firm Pike Research, data centers around the world consumed 201.8 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity in 2010 and energy expenditures reached $23.3 billion. That’s enough electricity to power 19 million average U.S. households. The good news is that the adoption of cloud computing...

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