Topic: Cloud Computing

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Multi-Cloud: Understanding the Promise Vs. the Reality

The multi-cloud paradigm is undergoing the kind of post-hype contrition that so many promising ideas experience once their initial glow starts to fade.  You might think, right, of course it is. Or, you might be wondering, “What is multi-cloud?” No … Read more…


Don’t Overlook the Network on your Way to the Cloud

As cloud computing becomes the norm, rather than the exception, it is having a transformative impact on the enterprise data network. 


Business Continuity Planning: Six Things to Consider

A serious outage generates business costs way beyond the data center. If you could truly quantify what happens when your business goes down, you would need to factor in lost productivity and damaged customer relationships. And, will your business lose … Read more…


Do You Know What You Want from Your Infrastructure? A Question for VMworld 2016

John Lydon (aka “Johnny Rotten”) once famously sang, “Don’t know what I want, but I know how to get it.” Is it me, or does this lyric remind you of the day-to-day challenges of running infrastructure in this evolving cloud … Read more…


Cloud and SDN: Better Together

Today companies must change to not only keep up with the competition, but to address the increased velocity that business demands.


Welcome ElasticBox! Practical Enterprise App Development and Deployment Across Clouds

We’re excited about ElasticBox, to put it mildly. (In case you missed it, CenturyLink announced the acquisition of the multi-cloud platform company this morning.)


Who are the new Managers of Hybrid Cloud?

The requirement for more agile, quicker to respond infrastructures is creating a rise in the hybrid cloud market.  It’s clear that many workloads require a combination of public and private cloud to meet their demands for compliance, security, flexibility, customization … Read more…


DevOps: The Journey to Agility and Where to Get Started

Hidden in the transformative shift to Cloud computing is DevOps, arguably an even more high-impact trend. While the cloud revolutionizes infrastructure, DevOps brings profound changes to the way that the actual cloud-based code is developed and deployed. DevOps (a contraction … Read more…