In today’s IT landscape the distinction between cloud and virtualization can be distorted by nebelous marketing messaging. When it comes to monitoring applications, understanding the subtle technical difficulties is crucial for driving IT service delivery:
we could conclude that cloud computing is virtualization and virtualization is the foundation to cloud computing. Either way they are intertwined, but once I show up to meet with new clients, we are not there to talk about virtualization, but rather what they can do with their own internal private cloud. The “cloud” has been one of the biggest marketing “go to” words in recent technology history.
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