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Tech News Recap for the Week of 9/22/2014

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Tech News Recap for the Week of 9/22/2014

Were you busy last week? Here's a quick tech news recap of articles you may have missed from the week of 9/22/2014.

Storage Has Evolved - It Now Provides the Context & Management of Data

Information infrastructure is taking storage, which is a very fundamental part of any data center infrastructure, and putting context around it by adding value on what has been typically seen as a commodity item.

Tech News Recap for the Week of 9/15/2014

Were you busy last week? Here's a quick tech news recap of articles you may have missed from the week of 9/15/2014.

What's Your Wireless Strategy?

Video with Dan Allen, Solutions Architect

Tech News Recap for the Week of 9/8/2014

 

Forbes Cloudwashing Article: A Few Key Points

By John Dixon, Consulting Architect   I came across an article from a couple of months ago by Jason Bloomberg in Forbes entitled, “Why Implement Cloud When Cloudwashing Will Suffice?” The article briefly describes adoption of cloud computing and the term “cloudwashing” – what vendors and customers are tending to do in order to get started with cloud computing. The article makes a lot of good points. Below, I highlighted a few of the points that stood out the most to me and added in some of my own thoughts.

Comparing Cloud Platforms: When it Makes Sense to Use Each

Video with DJ Ferrara, Vice President & Enterprise Architect

Tech News Recap for the Week of 9/1/2014

 

How Software Defined Networking is Enabling the Hybrid Cloud

By Nick Phelps, Practice Manager, Network & Security

Clarifying VMware's New Product Name Changes

By Tim Cook, Practice Director, Advanced Virtualization   Very quick post - yesterday, our CTO, Chris Ward, posted a great recap from VMworld 2014. As Chris mentions in his recap, VMware announced that they were renaming several key products.

VMworld 2014 Recap: SDDC, EUC & Hybrid Cloud

By Chris Ward, CTO   Another year, another VMworld in the books. It was a great event this year with some key announcements and updates. First, some interesting stats: The top 3 strategic priorities for VMware remain unchanged (Software Defined Datacenter/Enterprise, End User Computing, and Hybrid Cloud).  Some interesting numbers presented included on premise infrastructure is increasing at a rate of 4% year over year while off premise (primarily SaaS and IaaS) is growing at 25% year over year.  However, the overall market for on premise today is about $2 trillion while off premise (cloud) is about $45 billion, and most analysts are saying that even in the year 2020 that 75% of infrastructure will still exist on premise.  The key takeaway here is that Hybrid will be the ultimate winner with most customers ending up with a mix of both on and off prem, and the secret will be getting the integration right.

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