November 1, 2014, 2:17 am GMT  

24 item(s) containing the term "infrastructure"

UCS Integrated Infrastructure: Best of Breed Building Blocks in the EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solution

— Clouds come in various flavors, but a common scenario is IT shops who have many applications on-premises (private clouds) and [...]
Oct 31 05:41:59 pm GMT / Data Center Networks»

Dell PowerEdge Servers Make Great Software-Defined Storage Solutions

— Ed. Note: This post is authored by Steve Houck, Chief Operating Officer of DataCore As applications and data become more important, companies are transforming their data centers into private cloud infrastructure. This move will enable companies to provide high levels of availability, reliability and performance to...
Oct 30 08:11:00 pm GMT / Inside Enterprise IT»

Data Infrastructure Becoming Increasingly Modular

— Modularization has found its footing within the data infrastructure market, and is also becoming more diverse in its offerings.
Oct 27 06:28:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

Can Amazon keep investing in AWS as losses mount?

— The week in cloud: Amazon's poor earnings cast some doubt on how much the company can continue to pour into pricey AWS cloud infrastructure. Can Amazon keep investing in AWS as losses mount? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Oct 26 04:00:35 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Sundar Pichai’s Ascension At Google Could Herald New Platform Unification

—  In a sweeping transfer of power, Google CEO Larry Page will bequeath operational leadership of a host of core products to his lieutenant Sundar Pichai. Pichai, a well-known Google executive, will add control of Google+, search, maps, infrastructure and ads to his portfolio, which already includes Chrome’s b...
Oct 24 11:58:08 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Expanding the Cloud – Introducing the AWS EU (Frankfurt) Region

— Today, Amazon Web Services is expanding its worldwide coverage with the launch of a new AWS region in Frankfurt, Germany. This is our 11th infrastructure region and was built to support the strong demand we are seeing in Europe and to give our customers the option to run infrastructure located in Germany. The new Fra...
Oct 23 01:00:00 pm GMT / All Things Distributed»

Getting Converged Infrastructure Right

— David Buffo Converged infrastructure platforms have enjoyed great popularity in the last several years.  IT organizations realize that leveraging the tight integration of servers, storage and networks in a converged infrastructure platform frees them for more value-added work of aligning IT se...
Oct 22 06:00:40 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

The bottom line booster

— Many organizations are already implementing Dell virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI) to realize a range of benefits for their users and customers. And with optimized data-center hardware, management software, endpoints and services, businesses today can choose from a range of complete, pre-engineered solutions tha...
Oct 22 03:54:00 am GMT / Inside Enterprise IT»

CloudSigma gains Ubuntu certification through Canonical tie-in

— Swiss/U.S. infrastructure-as-a-service provider CloudSigma has joined the likes of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in gaining Ubuntu certification — a move that should make it more attractive for those looking to deploy the much-used guest operating system. Ubuntu certification means CloudSigma, which pit...
Oct 15 04:19:13 pm GMT / GigaOM iaas»

MongoDB targets ‘massive’ revenue stream with new cloud-based management service

— The MongoDB Management Service has received some major enhancements that let users deploy, provision and scale MongoDB resources from the cloud to any infrastructure. It's not a cloud database, but it's a valuable proposition the company thinks could generate hundreds of millions in additional revenue. MongoDB target...
Oct 14 04:16:17 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Cumulus Aims Linux Networking OS at Enterprise

— With the latest version of Cumulus Linux, the company wants to make it easier for businesses to adopt an open networking infrastructure.
Oct 14 03:30:00 pm GMT / Virtualization - RSS Feed»

With $10M, 2nd Watch wants to help companies move to the cloud

— 2nd Watch helps companies transport their legacy infrastructure over to AWS and can help them run it in the cloud if needed. With $10M, 2nd Watch wants to help companies move to the cloud originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Oct 14 11:30:02 am GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Government IT Consolidation: A Project Long Overdue

— The largest employer in the world has had to build and maintain digital infrastructure of gargantuan size in order to keep all those people connected.
Oct 03 05:46:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

Croatia Builds New Mobile Government on IBM Mainframe - citizens can now access critical services in just minutes

— IBM and APIS IT Ltd., the company that provides strategic, professional and implementation services to the public and Government sector organizations of the Republic of Croatia, today announced the deployment of a new IT infrastructure that will modernize the delivery of government services to the citizens of Cr...
Sep 11 05:03:28 am GMT / IBM Press Releases - Servers - United States»

AWS and the Perils of “BoxThink”

— Catching Up from the Airport The next five years ought to be challenging for infrastructure appliance vendors, especially those who see their future “in the box.” We just wrapped up at the AWS Public Sector Summit, held in Washington, DC.  An ecosystem of about 3000 attended the 3 day event. Massively disruptive s...
Jun 26 07:47:06 pm GMT / ARCHIMEDIUS»

Parallels teams up with Flexiant to take on vCloud Director

— The tie-in gives Parallels the ability to offer a fully hypervisor-agnostic package for service providers looking to provide infrastructure-as-a-service, and it gives Flexiant a huge boost to its reach. Parallels teams up with Flexiant to take on vCloud Director originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. ...
Feb 25 03:38:47 pm GMT / GigaOM iaas»

What IT pros should know about Infrastructure as a Service

— Infrastructure as a Service is growing at a significant rate. According to Gigaom Research, by 2014 the worldwide cloud market is estimated to grow 126.5 percent, driven by 119 percent growth in SaaS and 122 percent growth in IaaS. What IT pros should know about Infrastructure as a Service originally published by Gig...
Dec 17 08:48:04 pm GMT / GigaOM iaas»

Bippity Boppity Boom! The Impact of Enchanted Objects on Development, Infrastructure and the Cloud

— I have been spending a bunch of my time recently thinking through the impact on what David Rose of Ditto Labs and MIT Media Lab romantically calls ‘Enchanted Objects’.  What are enchanted objects?   Enchanted Objects are devices, appliances, tools, dishware, … Continue reading →
Nov 01 10:28:04 pm GMT / LooseBolts»

Getting Ready for the Cloud

— by Ben Grubin Whether you have a handful of applications of thousands of them, if some are not already running the cloud the idea has likely been discussed. Most people agree there are large numbers of applications that should be relatively easy to migrate to cloud infrastructure, yet most still haven’t made the ...
Sep 24 01:01:40 pm GMT / CloudBzz»

Counting Servers is Hard

— At the Microsoft World-Wide Partners Conference, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that “We have something over a million servers in our data center infrastructure. Google is bigger than we are. Amazon is a little bit smaller. You get Yahoo! and Facebook, and then everybody else is 100,000 units probab...
Jul 17 12:34:17 am GMT / Perspectives»

IaaS Cloud Litmus Test – The 5 Minute VM

— I will make this simple.  There is only one question you need to ask yourself or your IT department to determine if what you have is really an Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud. Can I get a VM in 5-10 minutes? Perhaps a little bit more detailed? Can a properly credentialed user, with a legitimate need for cloud [̷...
Feb 18 10:42:51 pm GMT / CloudBzz»

The Cloud Backbone – Infrastructure: Digital Nibbles Podcast episode 008

— I'm hosting solo this week and our guests are Ben Kepes from Diversity Limited and Reza Malekzadeh from Nimbula. Ben chats about the infrastructure and tech industry in New Zealand and how that ties to the opportunity in emerging markets while Reza tackles a discussion of the open source model and where the infrastruct...
Apr 30 09:10:00 am GMT / ElasticVapor - Life in the cloud»

A final thought from The Wisdom of Clouds

— As the cloud market matures, James Urquhart changes companies and changes his focus from infrastructure to applications. It's time to say goodbye...
Nov 02 11:57:52 pm GMT / The Wisdom of Clouds »


— Forrester recently published a report: Infrastructure Architects Link Technology Strategy With Long-Term EA and Business Goals It’s a decent article.  For far too long many enterprise teams have viewed infrastructure architects as too low level...(read more)
Jul 17 04:59:24 pm GMT / Thoughts from the raised floor. Lewis Curtis Blog site»