Confronting the Data Center Crisis: A Cost – Benefit Analysis of the IBM Computing on Demand (CoD) Cloud Offering

Proven cloud or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) computing solutions such as IBM’s Computing on Demand (CoD) are very attractive for many commercial enterprises especially in today’s environment of flat or shrinking IT budgets. With a spectrum of flexible offerings and pricing models, IBM’s CoD solution
provides secure, affordable, elastic, and risk-free access to IT infrastructure resources for companies that need to quickly scale-up or scale-down their IT needs to adapt to their business demands.