Ken Hess

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.

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BiTMICRO targets content delivery and big data

BiTMICRO targets content delivery and big data

Solid state storage devices are all the rage. Storage suppliers have applied SSD technology to caches, storage volumes and even complete storage systems. BiTMICRO is bringing its SSD technology to the commercial market to address the needs of content delivery and big data analytics.

August 21, 2014 by in Storage

ConteXtream: Software-defined networks for carriers

ConteXtream: Software-defined networks for carriers

Telecommunications carriers often support networks many times the size of large enterprise networks. The problem is that each application or function is supported by separate networking equipment. ConteXtream believes that its SDN technology could improve performance while saving money.

August 20, 2014 by in Cloud

Logentries - team and community intelligence

Logentries - team and community intelligence

The challenge any supplier of performance monitoring and management tools faces is that there are many competitors, all using the same catchphrases and offering demos that all look alike. Logentries believes that its community approach will be of interest to DevOps.

August 4, 2014 by in Cloud

The art of social media hype

The art of social media hype

Facebook, Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites are often used to promote suppliers' products and services. Here are a few interesting patterns I've noticed about how different companies utilize these tools.

July 30, 2014 by in After Hours

What Catbird believes security systems should do

What Catbird believes security systems should do

As enterprise workloads are moved into virtual and cloud computing environments, security has become the elephant in the room. Many organizations do not have effective security policies or technology to enforce those policies. Catbird believes that it has the solution.

July 21, 2014 by in Security

Is IT becoming just a service broker?

Is IT becoming just a service broker?

The folks at ASG Software Solution believe that enterprise IT departments are becoming service brokers and that the industry should focus on IT as a Service. ASG's CloudFactory is designed to address this transformation.

July 17, 2014 by in Cloud

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