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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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TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com Announces “Best of VMworld Award” Winners

TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com Announces “Best of VMworld Award” Winners

by: The editors of TechTarget Inc.’s (NASDAQ: TTGT) SearchServerVirtualization.com today announced the winners of the Best of VMworld Awards. Continue reading at techtarget.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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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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VMware Virtual SAN Move, Explained

VMware Virtual SAN Move, Explained

by: VMware seeks to dominate virtual storage with Virtual SAN as, at the same time, it gains ground in network virtualization…. Continue reading at dabcc.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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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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The rise of mobile-first infrastructure

The rise of mobile-first infrastructure

by: Steve Herrod, General Catalyst Partners, Guest Column In a recent “Silly Things in IT” blog, I cheekily proposed the mission statement for IT Infrastructure: I exist to run applications. I shall run them quickly, efficiently, and safely. I should minimize the time it takes humans to use me. I continue to meet many IT(…)

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The Changing Face of Software Defined Networking: Addressing Actual Business Problems

The Changing Face of Software Defined Networking: Addressing Actual Business Problems

by: Kurt Marko, Contributor, Kurt Marko Software defined networking (SDN) has evolved from the slick new technology only a network geek could love to a key pillar in new strategies designed to simplify and automate network configuration and service management. SDN controllers, the brains running these next-generation networks, were once synonymous with OpenFlow, the network(…)

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SDN in the Optical Space

SDN in the Optical Space

by: Some in the optical world set their sights on software defined networking. Continue reading at Enterprise Networking Planet 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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My Continuing Frustration With Automation

My Continuing Frustration With Automation

by: Chuck Hollis By all that is right and just in the world, advanced automation should be the holy grail of modern enterprise IT.   You might expect progressive IT organizations to be investing like crazy in a never-ending race to automate, automate, automate — an arms race that never ends. If that’s happening, I’m not(…)

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