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#sdas #sddc #sdn #devops #mobile F5 Synthesis 1.5 brings more performance, greater application fluency and increased flexibility for both application and mobile network providers.   Are you ready for millions of mobile visitors? With 20% of web traffic in the US and Canada coming...
By Bob GourleyMirantis OpenStack is a flexible and commercially-supported OpenStack distribution that gives enterprises the widest selection in choice of supported operating systems, hypervisors and storage back-ends. Mirantis OpenStack integrates core OpenStack components, essential r...
New Adapters Increase Server Virtualisation Density, Connect Hybrid Clouds with Virtual Networks Fabrics, Enable SDN with Open APIs and Optimise Application DeliveryCOSTA MESA, Calif, January 23, 2014 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and man...
OpenStack will implode
Continuous Deployment makes software development and your deployment environment safe so anyone can commit code. Read about these and other advantages in this article. I've been wondering for a few years now, why it's so hard to get companies to prioritize the work that I feel is imp...
"OpenStack will implode": Yikes.
OpenStack might collapse under its own weight
By Prayson PateOpenness is one of the most-cited advantages of cloud-based applications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).  In this context, what does open really mean?  I posit that there are four key attributes that define openness in this ...
There is a natural phenomenon that occurs when two groups lacking a common language come together. Essentially, the two groups construct impromptu a means of communicating. This new language pairs parts of the existing languages with new words, sounds, and body language. This new set o...
Innovation doesn’t happen in straight lines.
This month, Yung Chou, Mitch Tulloch and I have published a new book on Hybrid Cloud Management with System Center 2012 R2 App Controller, titled Microsoft System Center: Cloud Management with App Controller. As part of a series of specialized guides on System Center, this book focuses...
London, United Kingdom, November 28, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Storage Made Easy today announced the general availability of the SME Cloud Control Appliance, their on-site enterprise file share and sync (EFSS) application. Unlike other Enterprise File Sync and Share products the SME product ...
Nobody really wants a Private Cloud
Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator Helps Service Providers Commercialize the Cloud by Opening the Platform to OpenStack and Adding Functional Feature-Rich Services London, UK - 20th November 2013 - Flexiant, an international provider of cloud orchestration software, today reveals how it is op...
The silos within IT are breaking down, at least in terms of awareness of each other and the need to coordinate provisioning and orchestration of compute, network and application services. No longer is it acceptable to simply provide a solution; that solution must integrate, collaborate...
According to an eWeek article China is leading in OpenStack Cloud Platform development. It is UBUNTU the chosen host OS (55% share) and KVM tops the Virtualization with Microsoft's HyperV in the 4th place. For details follow this eWeek article: http://www.eweek.com/cloud/slideshows/o...
My favorite security stories of the past week, as part of my efforts to curate the Dice Security Talent Community portal. Is A Tsunami Of SAP Attacks Coming? Snowden, OpenStack and the Hong Kong Connection A startup called Perzo: new … Continue reading →
Aruba, F5, Microsoft, Riverbed, Palo Alto Networks, SAP, Splunk, and VMware Support Arista's Open PlatformsNovember 5,2013 - Arista Networks, Inc. today introduced its newest member to its software defined cloud network: the Arista 7000 X Series with the Arista 7300 and Arista 7250 de...
By Bob GourleyYou have always been able to use Cloudera in the Cloud. We have written about that in the past and shown ways for any user to rapidly stand up Hadoop clusters in Amazon or Rackspace or other provider systems in smart ways and then spin them down when they are no longer ne...
UK-based service provider selects Flexiant cloud management software to meet customer demand in key vertical marketsLondon, UK - 24 October 2013 - Global service provider ITSONNET has selected Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to meet customer demand for cloud management. Key markets for ITS...
Seagate Kinetic Cloud and Object Storage I/O platform (and Ethernet HDD) By Greg Schulz Seagate Kinetic Cloud and Object Storage I/O platform Seagate announced today their Kinetic platform and drive designed for use by object API accessed storage including for cloud de...
This post  is sponsored by the VMware Online Forum 2013. This part three of our VMware series will build on the second article that introduces Rackforce, one the Cloud providers implementing VMware technologies. Enterprise SaaS Enablement With this platform in place we can lo...
How do they keep the big vendors from pushing around the small ones?
ECC Dallas January 23 - 24
London, United Kingdom, October 10, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Storage Made Easy today announced that the global cosmetics company Lush has chosen to use its Enterprise File Share and Sync solution, with data stored on OpenStack Swift. "Lush did a significant market comparison as well as...
A new partner welcomed to the CBPN community is Rightscale, one of the market leaders of a Cloud Management Platform. We will be showcasing various use case scenarios where and how Rightscale could be applied, including how it can be used to implement the ‘Canadian Hybrid Cl...
Introduction For managing its dynamic infrastructure and all the services, an enterprise needs to operate in the cloud environment, which may be challenging. However, this has become a necessity these days. So, the organizations which are transitioning to cloud computing environments o...
ECC Sydney February 13 - 14
Like many in the industry over the last few years I have been tracking the development of the Cloud Service Broker concept very closely, and in conclusion I see ‘Enterprise Cloud Brokerage‘ as a likely way in which this goes mainstream. When an independent organizations for...
Works with Intel, BT, Cambridge University, NEC and Others to Develop Standards and Protocols for Fluid Exchange of Compute, Storage and Bandwidth Resources across Locations, Platforms and Providers LONDON - September 9, 2013 - OnApp has joined Intel, BT, Cambridge University, NEC and ...
EMC New VNX MCx doing more storage I/O work vs. just being more By Greg Schulz It's not how much you have, its how storage I/O work gets done that matters Following last weeks VMworld event in San Francisco where among other announcements including this one around Virtu...
We recently had the pleasure to sit down for an extended conversation with Robert Scoble, an all around tech guru and currently of Rackspace. Our conversation covered a range of topics, from his focus in technology, to how cloud computing has changed IT, to the way new innovation is o...
Aug 27, 2013 -- Arista Networks today announced three new network applications that integrate with Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS), the world's most advanced network operating system, to simplify IT operations: OpenWorkload, Smart System Upgrade and Network Telemetry. Leveragi...
Organizations building out private Infrastructure as a Service clouds and utilizing public cloud infrastructure facing the challenging task of using several interface consoles to manage their infrastructure. One unified console would be ideal to accomplish tasks such as: Capacity man...
Leverages OpenStack's cloud operating system to deliver open, multi-resource service orchestration and automationAvaya Fabric Connect technology to be integrated into the OpenStack framework simplifying movement of Virtual Machines within and between Data Centers Will enable enterprise...
Last month I was fortunate enough to give a couple of talks at OSCON. I was particularly pleased with the reception my keynote received on Creating Communities of Inclusion, which touched on some topics beyond the typical licensing and community around open source software.  I was was ...
#SDN #Cloud #F5 #agility2013 #SDDC #devops We did some question asking during SDN sessions at F5's Agility conference. Here's what we discovered about ... everything that's a buzzword Before you get any further, let me reiterate - these are totally unscientific and the sample size is ...
We’re bound to see some wonderful innovations out of OpenStack in the months to come. And perhaps such improvements will be good enough for Amazon to emulate. But while Amazon is sewing up the market, OpenStack will eventually fragment and collapse under its own weight.