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The Top Five Use Cases for Adding Existing Machines to Your Cloud


Many people assume that deploying a private or hybrid cloud means a “greenfield project” where you only have to deploy and manage NEW Infrastructure, applications or other IT services. But what about you’re existing installed base of virtual, physical or public cloud resources?  A cloud management platform with the right set of capabilities can help you better manage that existing “brownfield environment” of pre-existing machines that you have provisioned over the last number of years.

Why Include Existing Resources into your Cloud?

You may be asking yourself, why should I include my existing applications, machines and other resources in my cloud.  Here are the top five use cases why companies are adding existing machines and applications to their cloud environments.   Having these resources as part of an on-demand cloud infrastructure allows IT to delegate responsibility to the resource consumers yet maintain control through service entitlement policies which limit the amount and type of resources users can consume as well as the actions they can perform.

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, The Top Five Use Cases for Adding Existing Machines to Your Cloud- VMware Blogs 

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