Wanted: Cloud-i i-nfrastructure
March 14, 2011 Timothy Prickett Morgan
It looks like IBM is finally getting around to adding features to the Power Systems-IBM i combination to make it more amenable to so-called cloud computing. It is not clear when these features, such as live migration of logical partitions, will be available, but hopefully it will be soon. Once these updated features are available in the next release of the operating system, it will be truly possible for IBM, hosting companies, or maybe brand new start-ups to offer cloudy i infrastructure.
As The Four Hundred reported three weeks ago, Colin Parris, the new IBM vice president in charge