Tag: Infrastructure

Huawei’s Cloud Connect Seeks to Link Multiple Clouds, Integrate Physical and Virtual

Huawei, the Chinese networking equipment giant, announced Agile Data Center Cloud Connect — a solution designed to simplify building cloud service systems for enterprises, aiming to address challenges associated with mixing physical and virtual devices in cloud infrastructure.

The main components are Huawei’s CloudEngine series of data center switches and Agile Controller cloud applications. It also includes cloud platforms and data center network resources for simple automation.

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VMware Cloud Ops Blog: Guidance for Major Incident Management Decisions

By Brian Florence

If you’re an IT director or CIO of a corporation that has large, business-critical environments, you’re very aware that if those environments are unavailable for any length of time, your company will be losing a lot of money every minute of that downtime (millions of dollars, even).

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Cloud Must Adapt to your Business Needs — Compute

This is part 2 of our blog series: “Cloud must adapt to your business needs”, looking closely at cloud compute. We will review the architecture used within the Dell Cloud for U.S. Government as an example, discuss why it is important and conclude with questions that can be asked to cloud providers to insure you are getting the most value for your investment.  Let’s discuss how the cloud compute infrastructure is an extension to your current IT infrastructure.

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IBM Risks Losing Traditional Enterprise Deals in Name of Cloud Solutions

IBM is faced with the difficult task of balancing its traditional enterprise business with a growing cloud business. Its new Cloud Business Solutions portfolio has components you’d find in a traditional enterprise deal but IBM sells them ‘as a service’. They contain consulting services, pre-built assets, software products, ongoing support and SoftLayer cloud infrastructure in a single client agreement.

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Customer Example of ROI Analysis of clustered Data ONTAP

In early 2014, Forrester Consulting commenced work on a research project commissioned by NetApp that focused on examining the potential return on investment (ROI) that enterprises may realize by adopting NetApp clustered Data ONTAP solutions for Microsoft applications. The study highlighted the costs and benefits of the NetApp solution

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The future of the network is simple, open and smart

Today, network professionals spend much of their time focusing on the minutia of network plumbing instead of concentrating on the fundamentals—connectivity, security and policy. At the same time, the networks they deploy are struggling to keep pace with the exploding demand for IP network capacity. As a result, they form a barrier between networks and users and between networks and applications. While also blocking revenue, innovation and the ability to reduce expenses.

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Which deployment model is right for you? A look at virtualized, hosted and cloud

Companies are increasingly considering centralized deployment of their SIP-trunking and UC resources into a private cloud or data center to maximize their return on investment in computing and virtual infrastructure resources.

Many legacy systems were built with the premise that dedicated servers would always host and run software and associated workloads.

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Google Offers CoreOS On Compute Engine Cloud

Google Introduces CoreOS And Docker To Its Cloud

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Dell TechCenter Rockstar Interview #8: Joey Ware

In this interview series we will introduce IT Professionals selected for this year’s Dell TechCenter (DTC) Rockstar Program. This program recognizes independent experts, Dell customers and employees for their significant positive impact on Dell TechCenter, blogs and social media when discussing Dell. You can find a list of all our Rockstars here. Our eighth interviewee is Joey Ware.

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Does Your Network Have a Dating Profile?

Work on a network long enough and you’ll soon witness it take on a life of its own. Networks develop a personality that you either fall in love with or….

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