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Jim Whitehurst: Public, Private Clouds Can Have Similar Cost Structures

Jim Whitehurst: Public, Private Clouds Can Have Similar Cost Structures - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Jim WhitehurstJim Whitehurst, Red Hat president and CEO, has said companies now can run a private cloud platform at the same cost for a public cloud environment, Network World reported Friday.

Fredric Paul writes that Whitehurst highlighted the size an enterprise must be in order to operate a data center.

“The question is, how big does an enterprise need to be to reach an efficient scale for a data center? At what scale can an enterprise run a data center with the same or lower cost as Amazon?“ Whitehurst told the publication.

Whitehurst said chief information officers also take into consideration the strategies to manage applications across various platforms, according to the report.

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