For those of us who are on the front lines every day, providing solutions for organization of all sizes, we run into compelling reasons for alternative architectures. I’m referring to the concept of “Private Cloud,” and being a Microsoft Dynamics CRM partner, the context of this discussion will be that product.
Apologies to The Rolling Stones, but these days we’re talking about software—software delivered over the internet by providers such as xRM (http://www.xrm.com/). What’s the Cloud? The cloud is that nebulous virtual software space out there where software resides when it doesn’t reside on your computer. That virtual space is made possible by very real hardware, [...]