Tag: Cloud Computing

OpenStack and the Software Defined Data Center – Part I

Cloud Computing, Specifically Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) helps companies manage IT much more efficiently, increasing efficiency and improving Returns on Investment. 

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How the Network Now Defines the Data Center

Within today’s modern data center and when it comes to the strategic importance and business value of the data center network, there is actually a pretty big disconnect. Even with momentum building behind the software-driven data center (SDDC) and software-driven services, applications and networks are often ships in the night. In many cases they are designed, built, deployed, and managed separately, as discrete entities.

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Blurred Boundaries: Hidden Data Center Savings

Every disruptive technology in the data center forces IT teams to rethink the related practices and approaches. Virtualization, for example, led to new resource provisioning practices and service delivery models. 

Among the benefits stemming from this agility, new approaches for lowering data center energy costs have many organizations considering cloud alternatives.

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Hybrid Cloud Managed for You

Peter Lacoste

EMC has recently unveiled a hybrid cloud that can be up and running in 30 days or less using a simple, engineered solution called the EMC Hybrid Cloud 2.5. Developed using the lessons of many thousands cloud projects, we’ve refined this solution to ensure we are enabling our customers to speed their transformation to a third platform of IT.

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APIs are Connection Points for Everything in the Cloud

In the center of cloud growth there is one very specific technology (or rather platform) that has been shaping how we communicate over the cloud. The need to enhance the cloud experience and have cross-cloud compatibility has helped push the cloud API (Application Programming Interface) model forward. The ability to cross-connect various applications – and even physical platforms – is an important need for many different industries across a number of verticals.

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Five Ways Your Business Can Use Hybrid Cloud

IT has long debated the merits of public and private cloud. Public cloud allows organizations to gain capacity and scale services on-demand, while private cloud allows companies to maintain control and visibility of business critical applications. But there is one cloud model that stands apart: hybrid cloud. Hybrid cloud provides the best of both worlds: […]]> IT has long debated the merits of public and private cloud.

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10 Cool Hybrid On-Prem/Cloud Data Protection Solutions For SMBs

Integrated hybrid data protection solutions, which include an on-premise backup and recovery appliance connected to a cloud storage platform, offer a way for traditional solution providers and managed services providers to keep SMBs safe from disasters.

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VMware Boosts HP and VCE Partnerships to Grow Software Defined Data Centers and Hybrid Clouds

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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Bits Blog: The Era of Cloud Computing

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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