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[Ian Foster] Utility computing has sparked imaginations. Eliminating capital investment, provisioning resources dynamically and paying as you go for what you actually use are very attractive features.

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[] Grid and Utility Computing - Ready for Prime Time?: In addition to writing more than a dozen articles and interviews for HBR, Carr has written for the New York Times, Financial Times, MIT Sloan Management Review, Wired, Business 2.0, The Banker and Journal of Business Strategy. He writes a column on innovation for Strategy &[] Supercomputing Online - Homepage for the World’s High-Performance ...: Unfortunately, the benefits of grid computing were limited to technical .IT Guru Nicholas Carr, former Executive Editor, Harvard Business Review and .[] Grid and Utility Computing--Ready for Prime Time? : Hardware News ...: In a free Xtalks webinar on Wednesday, April 10, 2007, 1:00 - 3:00pm EDT, Nicholas Carr, former Executive Editor, Harvard Business Review, Author of "Does IT Matter? Information Technology and the Corosion of Competitive Advantage", Bert Armijo, Co-founder and VP Product Management, 3tera, Inc., and Todd Abrams, President and COO, Layered Technologies will consider grid and utility computing and the changes it is bringing to the data centers today. [] Utility Computing Tears Down the Water Wheel: This allusion led the introduction of Carr's first principle of any business model: "The supply of any business resource will gravitate toward its most economically efficient model." The question he then put to his audience was whether or not current business models were the most efficient for IT supply.

[] Recording Information: IT Guru Nicholas Carr, former Executive Editor, Harvard Business Review and Author “Does IT Matter? Information Technology and the Corrosion of Competitive Advantage” will elaborate on the possibilities the new utility computing model, based on AppLogic, opens to the enterprise, the changes it brings to IT today and competitive advantages enterprises can gain.

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