Articles

Feb2018

Red Hat Out to Close the DOCKer with CoreOS Purchase

The container space is starting to heat up. For a quick review on containers—what they are and when to use them—review my colleague’s article here. Docker is starting to seem increasingly isolated in this space, which it dominated with its …
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Feb2018

SolarWinds Acquires Loggly

In case you missed it, on January 8, 2018, SolarWinds, “a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software…announced it has completed the acquisition of Loggly, Inc., a provider of cloud-based log monitoring and log analytics software. With the transaction, the company also will add to its team of world-class software engineering talent.”

Jan2018

Pure Storage Doubles Down on VVols and a Few Other Things

For a long time, VVols have appeared to be a solution looking for a problem. For the uninitiated, we will first give a brief outline of what VVols are and identify the problem that they purport to solve. On the …
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Jan2018

Big Switch Networks Expand Their Reach, Now with HCI Integration

Big Switch Networks, the Santa Clara–based software-defined networking company, has just released a new version of the Big Cloud Fabric product. Big Cloud Fabric, a software-defined networking product that has been on the market for over four years, is heavily …
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