Category: Cloud Computing

Why Integration Makes Enterprise IT Simpler

Most large companies today operate within a heterogeneous IT landscape, where several disparate systems fail to talk to each other. These enterprises invest in diverse technologies, and applications that satisfy an immediate business need. As the IT landscape grows and becomes more complex, it can become increasingly difficult to share data across applications. This lack of information sharing can cause a lack of informed business decisions.

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IT Infrastructure Spending Forecast: Lots of Clouds

According to IDC’s latest assessment of the market, cloud IT infrastructure grew by 25 percent year-over-year, compared to traditional IT infrastructure, which only increased by six percent over the same period. In fact, nearly one third of all IT infrastructure spending is made on cloud technologies. Clearly, the cloud conversation is no longer a conversation about tomorrow.

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Storing All That Data: Web-Scale Solutions for a Connected World

A recent data forecast from Cisco predicts that mobile data traffic will grow ten-fold globally from 2014 to 2019 – a compound annual growth rate of 57 percent. Another 57 percent of mobile connections will be “smart” connections by 2019, up from 26 percent in 2014. Add the growth of mobile devices and cloud-based services, and it’s enough to make an database administrator’s head spin trying to figure out where all that data is going to be stored.

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The 10 Coolest Virtualization Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

Few startups today want to be known as being focused on virtualization, because cloud computing is where the action is. Yet virtualization is the key enabling technology for cloud, and many startups are working on virtualizing storage, servers, networking, management and even user-profile information. Here CRN presents our picks for the coolest virtualization startups of 2015 so far. There’s some well-known names on this list, as well as some new ones.

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Why Windows 10 Matters To You

Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 10 is a significant milestone for any enterprise customer today. With this release Microsoft has delivered a meaningful release that will have impact and value for many years to come. But Windows 10 has enough differences from prior versions (Win7, Win8/8.1 or WinXP) to lead me to believe that this is not business as usual.

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SaaS Steps Over the Line, and Closer to Customers

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is transforming the relationship between software providers and their customers. Vendors and customers are increasingly designing and building software products and services more collaboratively—even mission-critical business applications like ERP. That would have been unthinkable a few years ago. Of course, a software company’s biggest customers have always had some say in requesting new features and changes.

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VMware and the Future of Storage and Availability

From the early days of VMware, it became clear that dealing with storage in efficient and scalable ways were key requirements for the success of virtualization in enterprise environments. Indeed, the storage stack of ESXi, including VMFS, played a key role in the proliferation of virtualization in data centers, where data is stored and managed by high-end disk arrays.

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Tintri Recognized Again as a Top Workplace in the San Francisco Bay Area – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Latest Articles As It Happens The building processes inside the new mechanics of the cloud are difficult. There, we’ve said it – do we feel better now? Okay so maybe not so much difficult as such, but more complex in many cases… and definitely more varied. The ‘more varied’ element here is simple to understand. Sometimes we will be looking to cloud-enable traditional workloads, while in many other instances we will be looking…

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Get inspired by Joe Baguley at Cloud World Forum 2015

Want to radically simplify how your IT infrastructure is delivered and managed? Get inspired when EMEA CTO Joe Baguley takes to the stage at Cloud World Forum on the 25th of June at 11:40 to discuss why hyper-converged infrastructure makes good business sense. You can also join Joe and his Cloud Camp panelists for the Lightning Talk Round at 15.35 in the keynote theatre.

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First Distribution signs agreement with Tintri

First Distribution, South Africa’s (SA) leading distributor for data centre, enterprise and cloud solutions, has announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Tintri, a leading producer of VM-aware storage (VAS) for virtualisation and cloud environments.

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