Senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker joins systems engineer Brandon Ragan, back from the front lines at EMC World, to discuss the growing use of IT as a service. Brandon explains why the view many investors have of any virtualized server in the "private cloud" isn't correct. He sees some of the most promise in the space from VMWare and Cisco, which both have developed products that enable much more seamless management of big, virtualized data centers. IT as a service is an up-and-coming trend that will likely change rapidly, but leaders offer lucrative investment opportunities.
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