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Design your private cloud with technologies that increase its responsiveness, support elastic scaling, deploy applications faster and more securely, and enable you to highlight insights in your rapidly expanding volumes of data. Intel® technologies are the heart of your flexible, high-performance private cloud environment.
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The cloud is a proven delivery model, but what makes a private cloud the right choice for your organization? What capabilities do you need to deliver increased agility and efficiency?
With a solid grasp on the fundamentals of the private cloud, you can start planning your own cloud environment. Streamline the process using our practical tools, resources, and planning guides.
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By having the high-performance Intel® Xeon® processor E5 v2 family at the heart of your data center, performance, efficiency, acceleration of storage and networking deliver a balanced cloud solution.
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Designed to help power and protect the infrastructure stack from the ground up, with capabilities that make a difference in how well your cloud moves, processes, and safeguards data.
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Use this tool to identify cloud service providers that offer the infrastructure-as-a-service features and capabilities that matter most to you.
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Dive into our resources for cloud computing solutions podcasts and webcasts, or search our library for reference architectures of successful real-world private cloud implementations.
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Intel is accelerating the development of open, interoperable cloud solutions through partnerships with key industry groups such as the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA).
Open Data Center Alliance
An IT manager guide for building on virtualization and cloud computing technologies to implement private cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS).
Read the planning guide (19 pages)
Platform as a service (PaaS) streamlines application development, unleashes developer creativity, and broadens demand for cloud.
Read the white paper (12 pages)
A virtualized DC is not a private cloud. Why should IT build a private cloud, and how does he get there? This video describes the benefits of a private cloud and the simple steps to get there from a virtualized private cloud.
Watch the video (3:09)
Intel IT’s enterprise private cloud enables us to deploy a virtual machine in under 10 minutes, provide on-demand self-service to Intel users, and offer a rich set of services for software development.
Read the white paper (13 pages)
Intel® Xeon® processor E5 v2 family helps IT managers build their next-generation data center infrastructure to support innovative services, such as virtualization and cloud computing.
Read the guide (26 pages)
Here is how to present a plan for sorting out cloud options and fitting them into a coherent system.
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Why IT should build a private cloud.
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