CLOUD COMPUTING FOR DUMMIES
Market_Desc: Primary Market: Business professionals, IT professionals, IT managers, those responsible for planning and implementation of cloud computing applications, IT folks bombarded with demands for cloud-computing enabled applications. Secondary Market: Programmers, network administrators, those implementing Cloud Computing applications.
Special Features: · MAJOR IT INVESTMENTS -- The faltering economy boosts cloud computing - IDC said in 10/08 it expects spending on IT cloud services to reach $42 billion by 2012, a growth of threefold. The cloud model offers a cheaper way for businesses to acquire and use IT without capital investments · PERFECT FOR DUMMIES TITLE -- There are multiple definitions for cloud computing. Judith Hurwitz et al clears up the confusion and enlighten the readers as to the meaning of cloud computing from the utility computing standpoint, help them understand why it's important, and get the reader started on implementing a solution.· PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES -- Once again, we are working with powerhouses IBM and HP on the book. A minibook is under way with HP and IBM will have a minibook they will distribute upselling the retail title. · CONNECTED AUTHORS WITH A PLATFORM--Tireless self-promoters, cloud computing and SOA experts, the authors speak on almost a daily basis at major conferences and webcasts, and are featured all over the web as experts. They are well connected with the major companies selling cloud computing solutions.
About The Book: Cloud Computing For Dummies begins by debunking Cloud Computing - providing a clear definition from the utility computing standpoint then moves into delivering practical guidance on delivering and managing cloud computing services in an effective and efficient manner presenting a proactive and pragmatic approach to implementing cloud computing in any organization. IT managers and staff will find the book most useful in helping them understand the benefits and challenges of cloud computing, how to select a service and getting it up and running. The book also addresses security concerns.