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Oracle Reports Gains, But Rivals Grow Faster

Oracle Reports Gains, But Rivals Grow Faster

by: Doug Henschen Oracle Cloud subscription revenue increases 25% and hardware rebounds, but Microsoft, SAP, Salesforce.com, and Workday threats loom large. Continue reading at informationweek.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the software defined world. Join the conversation on Facebook and(…)

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VSAN Pricing Comparison

VSAN Pricing Comparison

by: Tom Howarth, Tom Howarth on Google Last week, VMware released vSphere 5.5 Update 1. You can find the release notes here, and the links to the download are here. Why is this such a milestone? It finally marks the release of VMware’s long-awaited entry into the world of software-defined storage, the VSAN (Virtual Storage(…)

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Infonetics: Videoconferencing and Collaboration Show Strongest Growth Among Unified Communications Apps

Infonetics: Videoconferencing and Collaboration Show Strongest Growth Among Unified Communications Apps

by: Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 2014 UC Cloud and On-Premises Strategies and Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey, which explores enterprises’ plans for unified communications (UC), including cloud deployments, and their perceptions of UC vendors. ANALYST NOTE Continue reading at SDN Journal This post is brought to you as part(…)

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Resource Pools versus Virtual Machine Pools

Resource Pools versus Virtual Machine Pools

by: This post is following up on last week’s post, “The Inevitability of Idle Resources”, in which I mentioned the importance of ensuring not only that resources are available when you need to provision a new service to scale but that the resources available match the needs of the service. So let’s continue that by(…)

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Measuring Your DevOps Success

Measuring Your DevOps Success

by: Our answer is always that an organization’s current position must be baselined first. Having a baseline means you can build a business case, apply targets and goals to your projects and measure your success as you progress through your project with the ultimate goal being to report back to the board on how you(…)

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The Top Five Benefits of Cloud Computing

The Top Five Benefits of Cloud Computing

by: Storing important information around the office has always been the go-to format for saving essential data. Of course, having it somewhere on hand provides peace of mind, as you know it is literally held within your building, so when someone needs a hard copy, you are able to go out and locate this exact(…)

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OracleVoice: Banks Must Recreate The Customer Experience

OracleVoice: Banks Must Recreate The Customer Experience

by: Oracle Guest, Oracle, Oracle Guest By Sonny Singh, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Financial Services GBU Continue reading at forbes.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the software defined world. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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Is SDN Just a Buzzword?

Is SDN Just a Buzzword?

by: Working in the networking business, it's hard to avoid the term SDN (Software Defined Networking). Continue reading at InternetNews This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the software defined world. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

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SoftLayer – Ibm’s New Quarterback for Cloud

SoftLayer – Ibm’s New Quarterback for Cloud

by: What typically happens to smaller firms when they are being eaten up by mega-companies like IBM seems pretty obvious – they go to the dogs. Key executives will leave the team, product roadmaps will lose their binding character and strategy will get fuzzy due to the sheer magnitude of the organization and its inherent(…)

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