Report: Is Bare Metal Really “Cloud”?
Virtual server flexibility on dedicated hardware

The cloud computing industry is evolving. Cloud service providers like SoftLayer are finding ways to deliver the scalability and flexibility of virtual machines on bare metal hardware. But can we really call that “cloud”?

To tackle that question, Forrester Research put together a detailed report to evaluate bare metal’s capabilities in IaaS.

Download this free analyst report to learn about:

  • How bare metal measures up against virtual machines
  • What workloads are best suited for bare metal
    cloud
  • How SoftLayer measures up against other bare
    metal cloud providers


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