Articles Tagged with Azure

DesktopVirtualization

Citrix Synergy 2016

DesktopVirtualizationThis week, Citrix Synergy is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not surprisingly, the most profound announcements at the event have centered around the Citrix-Microsoft relationship.

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CloudComputing

Has AWS Peaked?

CloudComputingAWS

There can be no real arguing against the fact that Amazon Web Services reigns supreme with regard to public cloud. Its recently announced quarterly results show that AWS is not only gaining revenue, but actually making a “small” surplus. OK, maybe not so small: a tad over half a billion dollars, compared to a $57 million loss for the same quarter in 2015.

What I have found interesting whilst watching it grow is how much like VMware it has become. I can hear you all saying, “It is nothing like VMware.” But please hear me out. AWS’s growth cycle is very similar. Why do I say this?

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DataCenterVirtualization

Microsoft — The Renaissance Continues

DataCenterVirtualizationMicrosoft’s turnaround over the two years since Satya Nadella became CEO has been nothing short of phenomenal. During the Ballmer years, Microsoft had become increasingly sidelined and irrelevant, focused on aggressive and negative marketing techniques. Anybody remember the painful Microsoft Mythbusters video featuring then–Microsoft executive David Greschler and Hyper-V product manager Edwin Yuen? Not that you can find it anymore; all references I have located now link to the Microsoft store (even Microsoft is too embarrassed).

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