Recap of re:Invent: One of the last, if not the last technology conference for the year 2017 just recently came to a close. The Amazon AWS re:Invent Technology Conference was held from November 27th – December 1st in Las Vegas, Nevada and I wanted to share some of my key points that I have gathered about the conference.
My friend and colleague Tom Howarth published an article titled Net Neutrality Threatened as FCC Plans Internet Fast Lanes. In his post, Tom did a very good job articulating the pro–net neutrality arguments. I thought this would be a good opportunity to present the other side of the net neutrality argument, but in the midst of my research I found that my positions and views on this matter are moving in a different direction.
Information technology is an industry that is known, recognized, and often referred to as the industry of change. That recognition is well deserved, when you think about all the changes that happen within a relatively short amount of time. Physical hardware has refresh cycles of between three and five years.
I think we can all agree that the technology world we live in has been in a form of transition or even a multiple metamorphosis, if you will, to describe the transformation from the physical world into the virtual world and now the transformation from the private to the public cloud and everywhere in between. Now, if you were paying attention over the transformative years there was one thing, in my opinion, that was abundantly clear; no one single vendor or provider would completely control the industry.
Have you heard about The Inside Track? I first heard about The Inside Track back in July 2017, when I received an email invitation to join a new LinkedIn group called “The Inside Track – End User Computing” from my friends and colleagues over at Liquidware Labs—or just Liquidware, as they like to be referred to now. Curiosity ended up getting the better of me, and I started to do a little research to see what I could discover about The Inside Track
VMware’s near term demand continues to be strong and is actually currently characterized as trending at the high end of the company’s financial quarter to date.