There are a number of ways companies are beginning to deploy Storage as a Service in the hopes of reducing their costs while still maintaining high levels of both reliability and availability. Many competitors are active in this space. Executives of CTERA stopped by to give me an update.
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. Virtually Speaking examines the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using the technology.
Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He's literally written the book on virtualization and often comments on cloud computing, mobility and systems software. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
Softlayer CEO Lance Crosby presented a clear, persuasive view of the company, its products and his vision for the future.
Even if a product is technically superior, it is hard to get IT decision makers thinking about the right things.
What do IBM's partners think about its acquisitions, the sale of its X86 server business and working with IBM in general? Dan Kusnetzky reports from the event.
Dell Wyse Cloud Connect is a cloud-access device on a USB stick. Road warriors need only use one of these devices combined with a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse to access cloud-based applications. Dell claims this is a first but not really.
After the announcement that Satya Nadella is the new CEO of Microsoft, the discussion appeared to focus on what changes to its technology must be done. Partners need to be considered too.
Concurrent, already known for its Hadoop development platform, Cascading, has introduced a management tool to help developers find the source of performance problems.
Spikes' approach to security: Isolate the browser by placing it outside of the corporate firewall.
IBM gives recommendations that were designed to help mid-market decision makers think about and implement processes that would help make their uses of cloud computing services safer.
Recently Symantec and VMware announced a partnership to help Symantec implement a software defined data center using VMware's vCloud Suite. Why now and why VMware?