April 24, 2014, 9:44 pm GMT  

33 item(s) containing the term "infrastructure"

Linux Foundation Aims to Prevent Next Heartbleed, Recruits Tech Giants

— IBM, Intel, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Microsoft and others join the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative to prevent future crises like Heartbleed.
Apr 24 02:10:00 pm GMT / IT Infrastructure - RSS Feed»

IBM to Manage IT Infrastructure Globally for Fiat S.p.A., Chrysler Group and CNH Industrial

— IBM, together with Fiat S.p.A., Chrysler Group LLC, and CNH Industrial N.V., today announced a multi-year strategic services agreement to manage the IT infrastructure and services that support the day-to-day operations and locations, while enabling new opportunities for innovation, for the three organizations wor...
Apr 24 12:02:09 pm GMT / IBM Press Releases - Services and solutions - United States»

You’re on the Cloud, But Do You Have a Plan?

— “Getting on the cloud” may be a priority in the executive suite, but the consequences of decisions on infrastructure are headier than many realize.
Apr 23 06:23:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

Criminals have noticed the cloud: attacks on providers on the rise

— The number of cyberattacks directed at cloud infrastructure is still below that experienced by on-premises data centres but will probably reach parity at some point, an analysis by security-as-a-service provider Alert Logic has suggested.
Apr 23 03:54:00 pm GMT / Techworld.com Data Centre»

Dress for Success with Pivotal RabbitMQ

— I recently finished writing a series of articles discussing next-generation applications and the new models of IT infrastructure that are often required to support them. My focus was primarily on the building blocks used in the new infrastructure. I’d like to turn my attention now to the appl...
Apr 23 12:31:45 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Continuous Cloud Infrastructure: Taking Storage Virtualization to the Next Dimension

— Continuous Cloud Infrastructure: Taking Storage Virtualization to the Next Dimension Today, Hitachi Data Systems  announces the next step in storage virtualization, taking it to the next dimension to provide a continuous cloud infrastructure. When Hitachi announced Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) with its modular archi...
Apr 23 01:47:59 am GMT / Hu Yoshida»

Removing Obstacles to Enterprise Printing Across the Cloud

— Printing and the cloud are seemingly at opposite ends of an organization’s infrastructure spectrum. Printing remains one of the last bastions of an organization’s infrastructure that cannot be completely virtualized since the whole point of printing is to take something virtual and make it physical. The cloud allow...
Apr 22 07:55:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Small and Mean: The Rise of the Micro Server

— Data infrastructure is getting larger and more distributed. Isn’t it ironic, then, that hardware components are getting smaller and more specialized?
Apr 22 06:25:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

Social Cloud: Revolutionizing Sharing, Starting from the Infrastructure

— The social media expansion has shown just how people are eager to share their experiences with the rest of the world. Cloud technology is the perfect platform to satisfy this need given its great flexibility and readiness. At Cynny, we aim to revolutionize how people share and organize their digital life through a bran...
Apr 22 03:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Infrastructure at Scale: Best Practices in Scaling Cloud Architectures

— Cloud scalability and performance should be at the heart of every successful Internet venture. The infrastructure needs to be resilient, flexible, and fast – it’s best not to get caught thinking about architecture until the middle of an emergency, when it's too late. In his interactive, no-holds-barred session at ...
Apr 18 02:15:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Real-Time Big Data: An Agile Approach

— You use an agile process; your goal is to make your organization more agile. What about your data infrastructure? The truth is, today’s databases are anything but agile – they are effectively static repositories that are cumbersome to work with, difficult to change, and cannot keep pace with application demands. P...
Apr 18 12:45:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

IT Infrastructure from EMC Redefined Lotus F1 Team.

— Formula One 2014 rule changes brought massive change and opportunity for the Lotus F1 Team. In order to design a competitive car, the team needed the best IT solutions available from EMC. Learn more about EMC’s role as a technical partner as Lotus F1 Team challenges for a World Championship. ...
Apr 17 03:27:45 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Welcome to the world of tiered clouds

— Microsoft Azure Basic and Amazon's designation of "previous generation" EC2 instances may signal a shift to more tiering of basic cloud infrastructure.
Apr 17 03:40:08 am GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

CME Group and 6fusion prepare to launch cloud exchange

— CME Group is a step closer to launching a marketplace to enable trading of cloud resources, after entering into a definitive agreement with infrastructure metering firm 6Fusion.
Apr 16 08:00:00 am GMT / Techworld.com Virtualisation»

Windstream Automates Migrations to Cloud Infrastructure

— Now, up to five existing Windows or Linux servers can be migrated to Windstream Hosted Solutions vCloud infrastructure at no cost via Racemi’s cloud migration technology. Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software that streamlines the process of migrating workloads to public, private, and hybrid clouds...
Apr 15 12:30:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Comparing Cloud Infrastructure Options for Running NoSQL Workloads

— A walk through in-memory, general compute, and mass storage options for Cassandra, MongoDB, Riak, and HBase workloads I recently had the pleasure of attending Cassandra Tech Day in San Jose, a developer-focused event where people were learning about various options for deploying Cassandra clusters. As it turns out, the...
Apr 11 05:00:08 pm GMT / GoGrid Blog»

New Data Center Innovation Stack Could Redefine IT

— As users look to revisit their IT infrastructure to utilize cloud-ready benefits, this may be the year that the innovation stack redefines IT entirely.
Apr 11 04:50:00 pm GMT / Data Storage - RSS Feed»

Are you a hot infrastructure startup with a great idea? We have a deal for you

— So you're building a great infrastructure startup based on a hot idea. Now you need some attention and advice. If that sounds about right, check out Gigaom's Structure 2014 Launchpad. But do it soon, time's a wasting.
Apr 11 04:27:59 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

IBM Helps Israeli Mobile Telco Adopt New Data Architecture for Growth

— With 2.6 million mobile subscribers, Pelephone Communications Ltd., a leading Israeli telecommunications provider, has turned to IBM to help bring much-needed order, ease of use, and flexibility to its overstressed storage infrastructure. E-mail this page Save to d...
Apr 10 06:01:48 am GMT / IBM Press Releases - Storage - United States»

Business – Not Company Size – Should Define Storage Infrastructure

— Traditionally, storage has been defined as either midrange or enterprise, based on the assumption that midrange or smaller customers did not need the performance and availability of larger enterprise customers. As a result, midrange storage could be built on a simpler, lower cost, dual controller architecture, where on...
Apr 08 02:01:17 am GMT / Hu Yoshida»

Building the Right Cloud for the Right Purpose

— It is neither hype nor wishful thinking to say that the cloud is a complete reboot of longstanding enterprise infrastructure.
Apr 07 04:10:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

German Manufacturer Turns to IBM to Energize its Infrastructure

— German insulation and paint manufacturer, Sto SE & Co. KGaA , has turned to IBM systems and storage to energize its IT infrastructure and help it better battle growing data volumes and support the company’s aggressive growth plans. E-mail this page Save to de...
Apr 02 02:01:29 am GMT / IBM Press Releases - Storage - United States»

Shoring Up VDI in the Cloud

— The cloud offers some key advantages when it comes to building and maintaining the infrastructure portion of VDI.
Apr 01 06:28:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

Closing in on Software-Defined Infrastructure

— Infrastructure providers will have to rely on the vendor community to guide them through the transition from physical to virtual to cloud to SDI.
Mar 31 05:56:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

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.
Feb 25 03:38:47 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»

10 Earth-Friendly Facts about Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure

— Earth Day is Monday, April 22, providing a moment to reflect on the daily work we are doing to drive greater environmental sustainability at Microsoft and for our customers, partners, and the industry. While Earth Day is only a single day, sustainability is a year-round effort for my Data Center Advanced Development t...
Apr 16 05:30:00 pm GMT / ms datacenters»

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»

Fun with Energy Consumption Data

— Facebook recently released a detailed report on their energy consumption and carbon footprint: Facebook’s Carbon and Energy Impact. Facebook has always been super open with the details behind there infrastructure. For example, they invited me to tour the Prineville datacenter just prior to its opening: · &n...
Aug 13 02:14:18 am GMT / Perspectives»

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 »

The Enterprise Cloud Life Cycle

— “Through effective infrastructure engineering life-cycle management comes an enterprise cloud.” In his general session at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley, Adaptivity Founder & CEO Tony Bishop outlined how enterprise IT organizations need to institute discipline and automated intelligence on an end-to-end basis across the...
Jan 02 04:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Blueprint4IT»


— 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»

Do Not Tighten Bolts

— I have a pretty incredible job. My current role has me leading Microsoft’s efforts at designing, constructing, and operating its world-wide Data Center infrastructure in support of our cloud services initiatives, or more correctly “Software + Services”. There aren’t many people around tasked with this kind of c...
Jul 16 11:51:00 am GMT / ms datacenters»