Thursday , 20 July 2017


Private cloud? Check out OpenStack orchestrator

openstack orchestrator

OpenStack orchestrator – Cloud Expert Diego Andres Sonvico, says: Today, companies are looking at all the different ways to be in the cloud. You might choose to start with a private cloud, but, given the expected evolution of cloud computing, you might want to seriously consider implementing this private cloud with an OpenStack orchestrator. By doing so, you can avoid closing the ... Read More »

Data Backup and Mobile Data

mobile data

Data Backup and Mobile Data Recovering Information Whenever and Wherever It’s Needed – Chris Grossman, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Applications, Rand Secure Data These days, smartphones and tablets are commonplace in the office. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives are widespread and many organizations issue company-owned smartphones and tablets to employees, as well. Unfortunately with corporate data residing on ... Read More »

Tiered Storage in Private Clouds

Tiered Storage in Private Clouds

Tiered Storage in Private Clouds – Randy Bias,  CEO and Co-founder of Cloudscaling, says: Fall of last year I wrote a controversial whitepaper detailing my concerns about how distributed storage was being marketed.  The blog introduction and the whitepaper were both entitled Converged Storage, Wishful Thinking, and Reality.  There was a certain amount of expected blowback from folks at RedHat and Ceph as well as more thoughtful ... Read More »

You’re Paying too much for the Cloud

paying too much for the cloud

  Paying too much for the Cloud – David S. Linthicum, SVP at Cloud Technology Partners, says: It’s time to reduce your bills — and that means using the cloud the right way for your needs You can’t go a month without hearing about some price drop by a major cloud computing provider, with others quickly following suit. Though it ... Read More »

Cloud and Things and Big Operational Data

big operational data

Big Operational Data – Lori MacVittie, Principal Technical Evangelist at F5 Networks, says: Software-defined architectures are critical for achieving the right mix of efficiency and scale needed to meet the challenges that will come with the Internet of Things If you’ve been living under a rock (or rack in the data center) you might not have noticed the explosive growth of ... Read More »

Transforming Traditional Roles: Shifting Data Center Architecture from Physical to Virtual

Data Center Architecture

Data Center Architecture – Malcolm Rieke, Director of Product Management, Catbird, says: As IT siloes are coming to an end, traditional roles are reimagined. The modern data center is experiencing unheard-of levels of automation and agility. This is partly due to the advent and accelerated adoption of virtualization and cloud services. The Society of Information Management reports, for instance, that ... Read More »

Big Data’s Response to the Growing Threat of Enterprise Cyber Attacks

enterprise cyber attacks

Enterprise Cyber Attacks – Sergii Shelpuk, the Director of Data Science at SoftServe, an enterprise-class software development company Seconds matter when your enterprise is under a cyber-attack. Your company’s financial security and intellectual property are at risk. Worse, your company’s reputation is on the line. One report of a security breach may result in an extensive PR campaign to save ... Read More »

3 Major Barriers to Getting Started with the Cloud

Getting Started with the Cloud

Getting Started with the Cloud – Carlos Granda, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Services at RiverMeadow, says: Cloud computing is a pervasive idea, yet many companies are struggling to either adopt cloud or realize its promised benefits. So, what are the key barriers for companies wanting to employ cloud? Organizational and cultural inhibitors. Cloud does seem to affect the culture, ... Read More »

SIOS Technology Releases Premier SQL Server High Availability Survey Results

SQL Server High Availability

SQL Server High Availability – Jerry Melnick, COO of SIOS Technology, says: SIOS Technology just issued the results of its premier SQL Server High Availability survey of large corporations in the United States (76%) and Europe (9%).  The survey elicited responses from 191 IT professionals across a wide range of vertical industries to understand current trends and challenges related to ... Read More »

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