March 3, 2015, 4:39 am GMT  

22 item(s) containing the term "infrastructure"

Software-Defined Operations Lead the Way By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

— We explore how retailer Columbia Sportswear has made great strides in improving their business results through modernized IT, and where they expect to go next with their software-defined strategy. To learn more about the new wave of IT, we sat down with Suzan Pickett, Manager of Global Infrastructure Services at Columb...
Mar 01 06:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

VMAX3 Hypervisor Comes to Life with eNAS

— At the exciting VMAX3 launch in July 2014, EMC announced many revolutionary capabilities designed to jump-start IT transformation and help customers redefine their traditional IT infrastructures. Among the new features launched in July was the innovative VMAX3 Hypervisor, offering unique poss...
Feb 27 04:00:44 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Using Big Data to Optimize IT Infrastructure Operations

— In 2015 we will generate more new digital content than ever before. According to the most recent EMC Digital Universe study the amount of digital content we are managing will grow by 10x by the end of this decade. As a result, IT infrastructures are continuing to expand and become more complex...
Feb 26 06:12:18 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

It’s Not Who You Know, But What You Don’t Know…

— I’ve discussed the issue of IT Security having access to accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information on the IT infrastructure in previous posts, but after a recent conversation with a customer regarding incident response I wanted to revisit the subject in a somewhat oblique manner....
Feb 26 01:30:33 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Report: IBM “Leads the Pack” in Global Infrastructure Outsourcing; Support for Hybrid Cloud Computing Tops IO Agenda

— IBM announced today that Forrester Research has positioned the company as the leading supplier in the global infrastructure outsourcing segment, based on an evaluation of most significant suppliers. E-mail this page Save to Digg this ...
Feb 25 07:01:03 am GMT / IBM Press Releases - Services and solutions - United States»

Early Signs of a Future Hardware-Defined Infrastructure

— Most FPGAs in the enterprise are aimed at networking applications, primarily because this is where the greatest cost-benefit ratios lie.
Feb 24 07:15:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

NIMBOXX Acquires VERDE VDI Platform from Virtual Bridges

— In a surprise move, hyperconverged systems startup NIMBOXX has acquired Virtual Bridges’ VERDE VDI platform. NIMBOXX has received some early acclaim for its MeshOS™ hyperconverged appliance. This appliance takes a “simpler is better” approach to converged infrastructure platforms. NIMBOXX claims that customers...
Feb 24 02:03:02 pm GMT / The Virtualization Practice»

Are you ready for Video IT?

— Video surveillance infrastructure has historically been deployed and managed by security specialists, using analog cameras connected via coaxial cable to banks of VCRs or servers with encoder cards. However, the popularity of low-cost digital cameras, receiving power and streaming video through conventional shared TCP...
Feb 12 07:00:00 pm GMT / Inside Enterprise IT»

Are you ready for VMI (Virtual Mobile Infrastructure)? It's like VDI, but for remoting mobile OSes

— Gabe, Jack, and I have started talking about VMI more and more on our podcasts and at our events, but it just occurred to me that we never actually wrote a “This is VMI” article for So today’s topic is “This is...(read more)
Feb 11 05:03:00 am GMT / Brian Madden»

Node.js is getting its own open-source, independent foundation

— Node.js, the popular server-side JavaScript framework, is getting its own open-source foundation and will no longer be governed by Joyent, the cloud-infrastructure provider plans to announce on Tuesday. It should take around two to three months before the foundation is formally established, and until then, Joyent [R...
Feb 10 03:19:00 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Google had its biggest quarter ever for data center spending. Again

— Google just finished off another record-setting quarter and year for infrastructure spending, according to the company’s earnings report released last week. The web giant spent more than $3.5 billion on “real estate purchases, production equipment, and data center construction” during the fourth quarter of 2014 a...
Feb 04 07:30:03 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Enterprise IT investor Dharmesh Thakker joins Battery Ventures

— Battery Ventures will soon have a new general partner: Dharmesh Thakker, formerly of Intel Capital, will join Roger Lee and Chelsea Stoner in Battery’s Menlo Park, California office. At Intel, Thakker was involved in the funding of several high-profile infrastructure vendors — he was the first investor [&#...
Jan 21 11:30:17 am GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Datapipe snaps up GoGrid as (sigh) cloud consolidation continues

— It’s three weeks into 2015 and here’s the first cloud deal of the year: Managed service provider Datapipe is buying GoGrid, an infrastructure-as-a-service vendor that has been morphing into a big data specialist. Terms were not disclosed, but the deal indicates that the consolidation that swept the ...
Jan 20 04:30:24 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

The Role of “Software Defined” in the Management of Virtual Infrastructures

— Analysts predict that by 2016, 85% of workloads will be virtualized. Although virtualization results in tremendous enhancements in resource utilization and agility, challenges remain in the management of virtual infrastructures. This is where “Software Defined” can help. In my trends blog for 2015, I identi...
Jan 12 10:18:25 pm GMT / Hu Yoshida»

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»

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»

Learn how Microsoft Manages its Cloud-Scale Infrastructure at Datacenter Dynamics Converged Seattle

— Tim McDowd, Senior Manager Global Foundation Services Whether you manage an IT environment or have considered a move to cloud services, do not miss the opportunity to hear from two of Microsoft's top data center experts at the upcoming Datacenter...(read more)
Sep 03 09:02:00 pm GMT / ms datacenters»

NetApp Contribution Brings Data ONTAP 8 Clustering Drivers to OpenStack

— Contributions Drive Open Source Cloud Adoption Through Scalability, Efficiency, and Risk Reduction, Enabling an Agile Data Infrastructure
Oct 15 08:01:00 am GMT / NetApp - Press Releases»

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»