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.
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.
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.
When it comes to the cloud, anything and pretty much everything is being presented As-a-Service (aaS).
Over the past couple of days, various Citrix employees have been invited to meetings and conference calls wherein they’ve received layoff notifications. While the full extent of the layoffs is unknown, it appears that the Octoblu, ShareFile/Podio, XenMobile, and App Layering …