Recently, I have had a lot of discussion with customers and colleagues around IaaS, EaaS, PaaS, and DevOps. In these conversations, it has been clear that there is little clarity on what each of these are and how they can be paired or integrated. The items below are not listed in any particular order and are all essential elements to improving speed & agility in your application delivery pipeline and to reducing cost related to management and support activities.
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VMware began its 2014 VMworld conference last Sunday with a day dedicated to partners, placing HP and VCE in the spotlight with expanded partnerships. The partnerships aim to speed adoption of the software defined data center and hybrid clouds.
The announcements highlight refreshed strategies for integration with new VMware product offerings and empowering businesses with open, secure and agile software-defined technologies.
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A good disaster recovery (DR) plan is like insurance. Companies hope they will never have to use it. But what happens when a natural or human-induced disaster occurs? Can the business recover operations in a reasonable time, if at all? And what is the economic impact when they do?
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Adoption of network virtualization and SDN technologies from VMware and Arista Networks simplifies cloud infrastructure and enables automation to reduce timescales of cloud and network service provisioning Offering the largest enterprise-class cloud footprint in Europe, Colt, an established leader in delivering integrated network, data center, voice and IT services, has implemented software- defined networking. Adoption of network virtualization and SDN technologies from VMware and Arista Networks simplifies cloud infrastructure and enables automation to reduce timescales of cloud and network service provisioning
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The proliferation of readily available cloud services has changed the way NetApp IT delivers services to our business through our adoption of a hybrid IT model. Within corporate IT, we are responsible for managing a variety of on-premises and off-premises IT solutions to support global business
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Analysts estimate that over the next six years 90 percent of new spending on Internet and communications technologies will be on cloud-based technology.
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DCIM and cooling solutions help Data Centers save up to 50% of cooling energy costs while providing comprehensive capacity management, that being said, Panduit has recently acquired SynapSense Corporation located in Folsom, CA specializing in thermal risk management and cooling energy savings for large enterprise, colocation, and cloud computing service providers.
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