Virtualization may spell the end of expensive long-term software-licensing deals, enabling the monitoring of each software instance use, according to the security company.
In a patent application, Redmond argues that you would benefit from metered computing by having a PC with an extended "useful life."
Hewlett-Packard has delivered on its promise to offer a utility pricing for its enterprise-class Superdome and Intel-based NetServer family of servers.
The computer maker plans to launch a series of Web hosting services with a special twist--customers will be billed simply for the services they use.
The company releases a preview version of the Digital Broadcast Manager, software designed to allow secure downloads of audio and video content on a pay-per-use basis.
So far, few companies can actually point to paying clients while some analysts even question how much cost-cutting benefits users will realize by using leasing services.
A new company is helping software-as-a-service companies dance their way into more sales.
KnowledgePoint, maker of employee review software, will next week kick off a pay-per-use Net-based version of its application.
While 2010 was clearly the year in which cloud computing defined itself, 2011 is shaping up to be the year in which cloud clearly demonstrates what it is good for.
Love or hate the video ref, it's not the only way video and other new technologies are being used in football. Here's a look at how the AFL's Adelaide Crows are using tech behind the scenes to improve on-ground performance.