Intel delivers leading foundational technology that improves your ability to optimize, scale, and better secure your server, network, and storage infrastructure.
Intel provides practical implementation guidance and tools, including proven reference architectures from more than 50 leading systems and solutions providers.
Intel launched the Cloud 2015 Vision to help businesses implement cloud computing solutions that are federated, automated, and client-aware. This vision offers the promise of swiftly responding to the demands of users. With federated clouds, IT can rapidly scale computing resources, while client-aware clouds enable the delivery of optimized applications to end-user devices.
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Data Center Design:
Intel® technology is enabling cloud computing usage models that synergize compute power, networking, storage, and security solutions.
Intel® Cloud Builders Program:
Get guidance from this cross-industry initiative to build more simplified, secure, and efficient cloud infrastructure.
Client in the Cloud:
See how intelligent clients are providing hardware-enabled security, enhanced manageability, and a better user experience within the cloud.
Browse technical solutions for building cloud infrastructures based on today's IT requirements.
Open Data Center Alliance:
Leading IT managers have come together to deliver requirements for cloud computing based on an open and interoperable approach.
IT Manager: Duels
They said IT management wasn’t fun and games. They were right. Join our new multiplayer IT strategy game. Deploy cutting-edge technologies. Wield colossal budgets. And crush your peers’ IT infrastructure. All in the name of winning real prizes.Play now
Cloud Computing Technology Resources
Future of Cloud Computing
A practical guide to help IT managers with data center design and support the future of cloud computing includes 10 Gigabit Ethernet for unified networking, cloud security issues, server pools, cloud storage, and for the next-generation data center.
Cloud Computing Security Planning Guide
The cloud computing security guide PDF provides practical steps to help IT managers plan cloud computing security, with recommendations for strengthening cloud platform and data center infrastructure implementations.
Peer Research Video: Cloud Security Issues
Video reporting key findings from cloud security issues research; video report of a survey of IT managers providing insights into cloud security planning. Includes how security influences cloud implementation.
Overcoming Security Challenges to Virtualize Internet-Facing Applications
The purpose of this paper is to describe how Intel IT neutralized these security risks to expand virtualization into the DMZ thereby allowing us to further accrue the business benefits of cloud.
Best Practices for Building an Enterprise Private Cloud
Intel IT has achieved significant progress on our multi-year initiative to build an enterprise private cloud. Learn how Intel IT built our enterprise private cloud, achieved tremendous business value, and how our scalable, on-demand hosting capacity will enable new revenue sources.
Revolutionary Homogeneity: The Benefits and Evolution of Converged IT Infrastructures
Charles King of Pund-IT writes about how converged data center infrastructure—where all assets are based on Intel’s industry standard x86 architecture—simplify administration, improve data center efficiency, and better support established as well as emerging systems such as cloud computing. The Intel x86 architecture is already in the vast majority of servers today and its adoption is growing rapidly in storage arrays and networking fabrics, leading to fully converged data centers.
Intel® IT Center Talk to an Expert Webinar
Gain real insights from the people who do the work and lead the innovation at Intel IT. Andrew Butler, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner Research, and Boyd Davis, general manager, Data Center Group Marketing at Intel, discuss converged infrastructure, simplification for the cloud, and whether hardware still matters in a cloud-obsessed world.