Industry Trends: Cloud

Big Data, Open Data and Cloud Strategy

Big Data, Open Data and Cloud Strategy

by: The Big Data and Cloud market has been growing at a staggering pace. Data is becoming unmanageable and too big to be handled by relational database systems alone and there is a need to effectively provision, manage elastic scalable systems. Information technology is undergoing a major shift due to new paradigms and a variety(…)

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Edge Virtualization and the MicroCloud

Edge Virtualization and the MicroCloud

by: The benefits of public and private clouds based on virtualization are varied and well known. In 2013, more than 40 percent of enterprises have or are adopting virtualized private clouds in the data center, and another 40 percent are evaluating virtualization solutions. Nevertheless, less than 10 years ago, the number of enterprises doing any(…)

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Investing in Cloud: Getting the Most Bang for Your IT Buck

Investing in Cloud: Getting the Most Bang for Your IT Buck

by: Worldwide IT spending is projected to rise US$3.8 trillion in 2014 according to recent Gartner research, a 3.1 percent increase from spending in 2013, which was $3.7 trillion. While not a huge jump in dollars, it does indicate that companies have been conserving cash over the past few years and are ready and willing(…)

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Getting Started with Windows Azure IaaS

Getting Started with Windows Azure IaaS

by: Cloud computing is the next generation of computing and taking your first step into the cloud can be revolutionary for you By Matt Hester Article Rating: Rate January 21, 2014 09:45 AM EST Reads: 3,373 * Related * Print * Email * Feedback * Add This * Blog This Based on Matt Hester’s Cloud(…)

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On Uber and IT Infrastructure

On Uber and IT Infrastructure

by: Uber is doing their part to disrupt an industry that hasn’t seen much innovation in decades. And for cities whose public transportation is only moderately effective, the change cannot come fast enough. But what is Uber actually providing? And based on that, what are they competing for? Continue reading at SDN Journal This post(…)

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Considering SDN? Adopt Chaos Monkey

Considering SDN? Adopt Chaos Monkey

by: Tony Kontzer Enterprises can take a page from Google’s playbook by focusing on application resiliency and forgetting about the hardware, says networking expert and Interop speaker Ivan Pepelnjak. Continue reading at Network Computing This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the(…)

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Business Transformation Big Bang Battle Zone

Business Transformation Big Bang Battle Zone

by: This post is sponsored by The Business Value Exchange and HP Enterprise Services We are all aware that business needs to change into business 2.0 today – or even some version of business 3.0 if you truly want to start placing new social and semantically-aware labels on the modern business model of today. It(…)

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Application Centricity Is the Only Way Forward

Application Centricity Is the Only Way Forward

by: Early Bird Savings There has been a revolution in application release scheduling in recent years as the nature of applications has evolved and development methodologies shift. With DevOps now hitting the mainstream,IT is becoming more agile, responsive and aligned to business goals. But traditional application infrastructure – the world of servers, network switches and(…)

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Leadership Perspectives: Sanjay Poonen

Leadership Perspectives: Sanjay Poonen

by: Morgan OLeary In the second of a series of leadership perspectives videos, Sanjay Poonen, executive vice president and general manager of the End-User Computing business unit discusses why he chose to join VMware, the end-user computing landscape (now and in the future), and how end-user computing and Desktop-as-a-Service fit into an enterprise cloud strategy.(…)

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OpenStack Fundamentals: Ceph: Distributed Storage for the Cloud

OpenStack Fundamentals: Ceph: Distributed Storage for the Cloud

by: Ceph is an open source distributed object store, network block device, and file system designed for reliability, performance, and scalability. With an advanced placement algorithm, active storage nodes, and peer-to-peer gossip protocols, Ceph scales from terabytes to exabytes with no single point of failure. Through native integrations with OpenStack and Apache CloudStack, Ceph provides(…)

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