CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

EXPERT ANALYSIS


Whole Foods and Its Amazonian Approach

James Connolly News
  • In the wake of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, Peyton Maynard-Koran has brought a new approach to IT infrastructure in the grocery chain.
    By James Connolly , 4/18/2018

IaaS Cloud Adoption Trends

Marcia Savage Slideshow
  • Interop ITX and InformationWeek research reveals how organizations are moving and managing workloads to the cloud.
    By Marcia Savage , 4/16/2018

Disaster Recovery in the Public Cloud

Kenneth Hui, Technical Marketing Engineer, Rubrik Commentary
  • Find out about the options for building highly available environments using public cloud providers, along with the benefits and tradeoffs.
    By Kenneth Hui, Technical Marketing Engineer, Rubrik , 4/04/2018

Data Center Career: Automate or Be Automated

Steve Shah Commentary
  • With microservices driving data center automation, IT professionals need to prepare by adding new skills such as DevOps.
    By Steve Shah , 3/29/2018

How Edge Computing Compares with Cloud Computing

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • Learn how an edge computing architecture provides more benefits for the internet of things than traditional centralized cloud designs.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 3/28/2018

Cisco Offers Disaggregated Networking Options

Marcia Savage News
  • Networking giant finally bows to pressure from web-scale companies and separates software from hardware in its data center and service provider product lines.
    By Marcia Savage , 3/27/2018

Docker Orchestration Tools: A Comparison

Jason McKay, CTO of Logicworks Commentary
  • Learn the key capabilities of Kubernetes, AWS Elastic Container Service, and Docker Swarm, and the advantages and drawbacks of each.
    By Jason McKay, CTO of Logicworks , 3/23/2018

Kubernetes Primer: Key Concepts and Terms

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • In this chapter excerpt from "Mastering Kubernetes," learn what the container orchestration platform does and its basic architecture.
    By Packt Publishing , 3/22/2018

IT Operations and the Cloud Skills Gap

Lori MacVittie Commentary
  • Enterprises jeopardize their automation efforts if they don't invest in developing their network and security teams' cloud skills.
    By Lori MacVittie , 3/20/2018

9 Reasons to Be Extra Excited About Interop ITX 2018

Interop Content Team Slideshow
  • From DevOps certification and hands-on sessions to a bowling party, there is a lot of new and fun stuff to enjoy at this year's conference in Las Vegas.
    By Interop Content Team , 3/19/2018

Site Reliability Engineering: 4 Things to Know

Cynthia Harvey News
  • Organizations that have embraced DevOps and cloud-native architecture might also want to investigate SRE. Interop ITX expert Rob Hirschfeld explains why.
    By Cynthia Harvey , 3/14/2018

How Edge Computing Is Transforming IT Infrastructure

Uptime Institute Commentary
  • New technologies such as IoT and cloud architectures are driving computing to the edge. Companies must embrace this trend in order to survive.
    By Uptime Institute , 3/01/2018

Containers Vs. PaaS: A Tough Choice

Network Computing Editors Video
  • What abstraction layer should IT infrastructure teams provide developers? Containers or Platform-as-a-Service solutions like Cloud Foundry? The question is a difficult one to answer, as Keith Townsend, principal at...
    By Network Computing Editors , 2/27/2018

4 Reasons Why Kubernetes Is Hot

Cynthia Harvey News
  • Interop ITX expert Brian Gracely explains why the container orchestration platform is so popular.
    By Cynthia Harvey , 2/26/2018

Networking Career: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Lori MacVittie Commentary
  • The traditional certification route for NetOps is giving way to automation and coding skills.
    By Lori MacVittie , 2/23/2018

Taking IT Automation to the Next Level

Jere Julian Commentary
  • Process and tool simplification will help IT teams become more integrated into everyday business.
    By Jere Julian , 2/21/2018

Cisco Report: A Story of Cloud Endings and Beginnings

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • Some aspects of the cloud, such as migrations, are coming to a close, but new avenues are opening.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 2/14/2018

Is Lift and Shift a Viable Cloud Migration Strategy?

Network Computing Editors Video
  • In the rush to the cloud, organizations may be tempted to simply move applications from their private data centers to the public cloud. In this video, Keith Townsend, principal at The CTO Advisor and Interop ITX...
    By Network Computing Editors , 2/14/2018

Navigating the Evolving SD-WAN Market

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • Learn about deployment options and other considerations for choosing software-defined WAN.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 2/13/2018

Amazon Route 53: Concepts and Configurations

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • In this excerpt from "Practical AWS Networking," learn about Amazon's DNS service.
    By Packt Publishing , 2/09/2018