3 Key Ways to Differentiate Yourself from Other IaaS Providers

As every good businessperson knows, differentiation in the marketplace is the key to success. This rings true among all markets, regardless of the industry in which your business performs. As markets become more complex, it is crucial now more than ever that service providers utilize differences to their advantage. Most customers can find other entities from which to purchase your services, so creating a business plan that leverages the distinct benefits your customers receive will help you not only retain your current customers, but also expand your market footprint.

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What is Cloud Bridging and How You Can Leverage its Power in Your Cloud

Cloud computing has continued to grow in popularity as businesses realize the value it can bring. Though cloud computing has by no means reached its peak, there are continuous developments to further enhance its benefits. As it grows, you will get to experience first hand the next development in its life cycle, cloud bridging.

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Ways to Increase Revenue in the Cloud

Incorporating a billing system into your cloud is the easiest way for service providers to manage consumption of cloud services. Billing systems might seem outwardly equal, but there are several key differences among them. There are several key components that you should look for in a billing solution. It is important not only for your business, but also for your end users as they utilize your billing portal to pay for services. Keep these key necessities in mind as you are searching for the perfect solution for your business.

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Techniques for Measuring ROI in the Cloud

For service providers, measuring data collected within your cloud environment to calculate return on investment (ROI) is a comprehensive way to numerically visualize the benefits your company gains from offering compute resources to your end users. As in any business, it is important to recognize current revenue and learn where you can widen your profits. There are many ways that service providers can measure ROI. One method isn’t necessarily better than another, but a holistic view will give you a better idea regarding the profits your business is receiving.

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The Dangers of Misunderstanding IOPS: How to Effectively Monitor Them in Your Cloud

Knowing the ins and outs of your cloud environment is an instrumental part of how well it works for you and your end users. While it seems from the outside that this is the standard measurement for storage capacity among cloud users, it is much more elusive. The exact definition of IOPS does not include specific parameters of what constitutes a single operation, and this can vary from one environment to another. IOPS are considered for many to be the standard unit of measurement within a cloud environment, but what are the implications of its importance? This blog lays out reasons service providers should care about IOPS loads in their cloud environment and how too many IOPS can be devastating to performance.

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