VMware's Virtual SAN is touted for its performance, lower cost and scalability, but emerging trends such as white-box storage undercut those claims.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The popularity of Amazon Web Services, along with SaaS, means that traditional IT vendors must transform themselves in order to remain relevant in the new cloud era.By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Moving to a hybrid model helps address security and compliance concerns, but comes with problems such as data synchronization and WAN latency.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 10 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Will your enterprise outsource, partner or build its own cloud infrastructure? The answer depends on your cloud application strategy.By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Confused by all the buzzwords around cloud and DevOps? Here's a breakdown of terminology to try to get past the hype.By Alex Henthorn-Iwane QualiSystems Vice President of Marketing, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The transition to 5G telecommunications networks, coupled with the flexibility of cloud orchestration, will enable self-driving vehicles.By Antonio Manzalini Senior Manager, Innovation, Telecom Italia, 34 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Many database administrators and other IT pros fear cloud adoption, but setting aside emotions and understanding how cloud computing impacts your infrastructure is key to overcoming your anxiety.By Thomas LaRock Head Geek, SolarWinds, 19 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Most IT hardware starts with enterprise adoption and makes its way slowly to the SMB. Does software follow the same path?By Doug Hazelman Chief Evangelist, Veeam Software, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Software-defined networking and NFV can be used independently, but SDN makes it much easier to implement and manage NFV.By Nicholas Ilyadis Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The final post in this series on best practices for moving applications to the cloud details the elements of a successful go-live event as well as post-migration maintenance.By Ryan Pelerin Founding partner and COO, WSM International, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
This guide to SDN controllers describes the options available via open source software, traditional networking vendors and SDN startups, and how they differ.By Network Computing Editors , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You may get an extra layer of protection with zero-knowledge cloud encryption, but the cloud security system isn't fail-safe.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 14 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The relationship between SDN and NFV may be indirect today, but over time the technologies could become inseparable. Find out why.By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
2014 Private Cloud SurveyRespondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.
Private Clouds On The RiseMost -- 77% -- of respondents to our 2014 Private Cloud Survey, all from companies with 50 or more employees, have clouds in place now or are piloting. Those without plans may be left at a disadvantage.