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Debunking the myths dogging the hybrid cloud

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

Written by By Scott Brindamour, director of advanced technology solutions, CenturyLink07 May 15 06:44

In case you aren't suitably impressed by the scale of Amazon Web Services

Although the video has been up for awhile, if you haven't had the chance to watch Amazon Web Service's VP & Distinguished Engineer James Hamilton spell out AWS facts at the re:Invent conference last November, do yourself a favor and pull up a chair. Fascinating stuff that gives you some insight into the rapidly evolving world of cloud computing.

Written by John Dix22 April 15 04:52

How to overcome 3 hybrid cloud integration challenges

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

Written by By Eddie Cole, VP of engineering, Scribe Software10 April 15 05:46

Taking the Hype out of Hyper-convergence

Colm Keegan, ESG Senior analyst recently had some great perspective on the hyper-converged market and Scale Computing:

Written by Mark Bowker19 March 15 06:34

VCE Innovation Delivers Scale, SDN Choice, and Operational Simplicity

In today's extremely fast-paced IT economy, there is no time to sit on your hands. This is particularly true of the converged and hyper-converged market. ESG Senior Analyst Colm Keegan and I are seeing tremendous innovation taking place in the space, with an insane amount of money changing hands--between investors pouring silly amounts of money into emerging technologies and IT professionals doubling down in their investments in converged/hyper-converged systems.

Written by Mark Bowker19 March 15 06:30

The Funding Faucet Is Wide Open for Hyper-converged Businesses

ESG Senior Analyst Colm Keegan and I have been furiously fielding inquires on whether to go converged or hyper-converged. The answer, according to SimpliVity CEO, Doron Kempel, is, well, simple: Why settle for an incremental approach to infrastructure convergence when you can achieve true IT transformation through a fully hyper-converged solution?

Written by Mark Bowker19 March 15 06:28

This isn't your father's enterprise software

When Patrick Benson joined Ovation Brands back in September 2013, he was given a tall order: modernize an array of legacy IT systems that could no longer keep up with the restaurant-chain conglomerate's business processes.

Written by Katherine Noyes14 March 15 01:23

Maintaining a hybrid cloud environment

CIO talks to Glenn Powell, general manager of Infront Systems, about how to move to a hybrid IT infrastructure model

Written by CIO Staff12 March 15 10:22

Docker Inc., leave Docker tools alone

Several new Docker tools are out there: Docker Machine, Docker Swarm, and Docker Compose. They come from Docker Inc. itself, which has has the advantage of being designed by the same folks who developed the Docker container.

Written by David Linthicum03 March 15 22:07

Jumping all-in with cloud

Although deploying hybrid cloud infrastructure seems like the most popular strategy, some CIOs have decided to go all-in with the public cloud as they don't see any value in maintaining even part of their infrastructure on-premise.

Written by Rebecca Merrett20 Feb. 15 10:30

Key questions to consider when evaluating hybrid cloud

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

Written by By Jerry McLeod, VP of business development, HotLink10 Feb. 15 07:43

An inside look into VMware's new hybrid Cloud strategy

During the past week VMware has been making power play moves in the Cloud computing market to position its offering as the premier enterprise hybrid Cloud computing platform. As it does so, however, analysts question how well the grand plan VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger has put together stacks up with heavyweights of the cloud computing market, most specifically Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Written by Brandon Butler04 Feb. 15 06:59

Cloud upstarts: Too cheap to trust?

Hosting provider Atlantic.net launched a $0.99 per month cloud server this fall, which is significantly less expensive than the $0.013 per hour starting price for market-leader Amazon Web Services' on-demand Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) virtual machines.

Written by Brandon Butler05 Dec. 14 00:18

NoSQL takes the database market by storm

CARFAX, the online vehicle tracking and valuation website, built its first database in 1984 based on technology named OpenVMS. At the time, it was cutting edge for its ability to handle millions of records.

Written by Brandon Butler28 Oct. 14 05:50

13 tips to achieve Cloud success

We interviewed 17 CIOs and IT leaders about their public and private cloud deployments, usage trends, skills requirements, lingering obstacles and future plans. Here are some nuggets of advice from these cloud giants.

Written by Ann Bednarz14 Oct. 14 23:30

CIOs Share Must-Have Cloud Skills

As the clouds roll in, IT organizations are recasting their tech talent requirements.

Written by Ann Bednarz14 Oct. 14 22:59

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