The Virtualization & Cloud Computing Group

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Julius (Jules) V.

Good strategies in this latest post, especially on system management & application integration for hybrid cloud.

As hybrid cloud adoption grows, proper architecture and design of these solutions becomes critical. In the first part of this article series, we discussed the challenges any organization faces when linking public and private...

  • 19 hours ago

Brooks J. Still think IT is overhead? Time for some perspective- Check out the attached article & please share your thoughts!

Reality: IT is the engine for business intelligence that feeds product development, marketing, sales, and competitive strategy. IT can be the greatest differentiator for any organization (positive or negative).

IT is not overhead. IT is the engine for business intelligence that feeds product development, marketing, sales, and competitive strategy. What could be more important to a CEO than improving that system?

  • 3 days ago

There's such a thing as too much convenience. Cloud service providers should take a lesson from the banking industry.

  • 3 days ago

Sarah A. How many capacity planning and management tools are you using?

New complexities resulting from new virtualization capabilities are making the old, traditional approaches to capacity planning obsolete. As a result new tools are being created. However, during an interview on...

  • 3 days ago

David B. The Benefits of the Cloud for Master Data Management: Forrester Study

Moving to cloud-based technologies has proven benefits and is now a part of many corporation's current strategies. However, there have been some slow starts with certain technologies, such as master data management (MDM). ...

  • 3 days ago

Ashlynn P.

Watch this webinar to learn real-world lessons on how a customer resolved a gnarly VDI deployment and turned it into a smoothly run operation supporting thousands of end-users.​

While VDI holds great promise for flexibility, cost savings and convenience, administrators frequently run into unexpected performance issues that cause much end-user frustration and often stall adoption or expansion of the...

  • 4 days ago

Recently I wrote about some announcements by upstart networking vendor Cumulus. To summarize what Cumulus does it is important to explain the way networking traditionally works. Existing networking vendors such as Juniper...

  • 7 days ago

There’s a big difference between “cloud” for bottom-line improvement and “cloud” for top-line improvement; and they can be diametrically opposed strategies. Cloud does not have a single value proposition for all types of...

  • 7 days ago

Seemingly every day another vendor pops up that promises to deliver robust private cloud to enterprises. Many of these vendors leverage the OpenStack open source cloud platform, add some secret sauce with it and roll it out...

  • 9 days ago

David B. Moving Applications to the Cloud: Azure Best Practices

Link to the presentation: Have you wondered when will migrating applications to the cloud be the right option and time for your organization? Are you curious about the implications, impact...

  • 10 days ago