Tag: Cloud Computing

What Is DevOps, and Why Should I Care?

One of the newest buzz words in IT organizations is “DevOps.” The principles of DevOps are contrary to how IT has traditionally managed software development and deployment. So, why are more and more organizations looking to DevOps to help them deliver IT services to customers better, cheaper and faster? But…what exactly is DevOps anyway? It is not a job or a tool or a market segment; it’s best defined as a methodology, or an approach.

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Five network trends challenging the enterprise – Network World

As cloud computing, big data and the deployment of mega-scale data centers accelerates, organizations need to continually recalibrate and evolve the network. This challenge has led to the development of new technologies and standards designed to increase and optimize network capacity, security and flexibility, all while keeping a lid on cost. Here are the top five trends as we see them…

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How “Open” is VMware Integrated OpenStack?

VMware has a history of open source contributions to the OpenStack community starting in 2010: initially, via the Nicira teams work on Open vSwitch and Neutron and eventually via other projects including Nova, Cinder, Glance, Ceilometer, and Congress. We will continue to contribute to new and existing projects that may be of use to customers and partners who are deploying OpenStack on VMware.

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Google’s Wholesale Move To Cloud and Take On Security Makes Cloud Apps Enterprise-Friendly

Google is moving all of its internal corporate applications to a cloud model, reports The Wall Street Journal. So far, 90 percent of Google’s corporate applications have migrated. With that shift to cloud comes a shift in the way the company approaches and thinks about security. Gone is the idea of the cordoned-off enterprise.

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How Cloud is Getting Security Right

It really feels like we’ve crossed a new threshold in the whole cloud conversation. In working with cloud delivery models, conversations with new perspective customers are continuing to increase. Organizations are realizing real business gains by moving a part of their environment into some kind of cloud platform.

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3 Quick Ways to Optimize Storage – Without Adding Any Hardware

As I walked through a customer’s data center – we had a very interesting conversation. The topic revolved around deploying a series of new applications which were quite IO intensive. The saddened storage architect was now telling me he was being asked to do the last thing he really wanted to do – add more hardware.

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Tapping the cloud to support mobile workers

Organizations are increasingly adopting cloud environments as a way to improve IT flexibility, increase business agility, decrease administrative burdens and reduce costs. They are running enterprise applications from private clouds, facilitating software…( read more )

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Security Thought Leaders at Cisco, HP, Identiv, Imageware, Nok Nok and Bosch

Mr. Fred Duball, Data Center Practice Principal, Workload and Cloud Solutions, HP Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector, told us, “Many of our clients know that HP has a strong legacy of IT infrastructure support; we have more than 80 data centers

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Top 3 Ways to Leverage the Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud to Modernize Apps

While EMC World conversations naturally tend to focus on infrastructure, one early surprise this year is the amount of buzz around the topic of applications. What’s driving the interest? My sense is that there are two major factors.

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The Science (and Economics) Behind a Carefully Crafted Software Defined Storage Strategy for Cloud Service Providers

Do you remember your high school years–of calculating the boiling point of isopropyl alcohol in chemistry or studying the impact of supply and demand on the costs of goods in economics class? Many of us wondered, “When will we ever use these principles in real life?”…

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