Utility Computing: Should You Start the Meter Running?

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2002-11-27 Print this article Print

Could utility computing benefit your organization?
Judge for yourself using this self-test.

Do you have uneven or unpredictable spikes in your processing or server usage?

Are you torn between investing in new technology and cutting back on spending?

Are you worried that you're paying for systems you're not using?

Have you been intrigued by grid computing or Web services?

Do you find it difficult to accurately measure your infrastructure costs and allocate costs across departments?

Note: This quiz requires at least Microsoft IE 4.0, Netscape 6.0, or other compatible Web browser.

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Find out more in Baseline's primer on utility computing.


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