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At the same time, IT can maintain centralized access to enterprise information, with the opportunity to scale horizontally, either on-prem or in the cloud.
0 platform has been designed to scale horizontally to meet the demands of a growing subscriber base for Tier-1 operators whilst reducing the total cost of ownership.
ActiveGrid applications will scale horizontally across a transaction grid of low-cost computers to dramatically accelerate Web Service transaction scalability.
Although the product scales vertically with hardware capacity, it's unclear how well it will scale horizontally in large enterprise implementations with complex Exchange environments.
Nor do they, like Linux, intrinsically support computing environments that can scale horizontally and vertically-from embedded devices, desktops and Web servers, all the way up to cluster computing environments.