Monarch of the Cloud in 2017

What does the cloud vendor results tell us about 2017? According to the results from Cleveland Research, cloud vendors reported a banner year for 2017 that was an increase of 48% year over year. These overall results are on the high end of the 40% – 50% that was the expected targets and come in totaling $38.6 billion. The fourth quarter in 2017 had an accelerated growth to 50%, which is an overall increase of 4% in comparison to the prior quarter that came in with a 46% growth.


Multicloud: Is It a Valid Strategy or Pie in the Sky?

Multicloud is the concept of consuming resources from differing public and/or private cloud providers to deliver your computing needs. There now many public clouds, including Azure, AWS, GCP, and OVH, which operate at a global level, while others, including Interoute …
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Out with the Old and In with the New

Out with the old and in with the new, Happy New Year everyone. My final post of 2017 was a general overview of the AI World conference and for my first post of 2018 I wanted to dig a little deeper into the developments in AI technology as I believe that Artificial Intelligence will be something to keep an eye on as the technology continues to mature well into the next decade and beyond.


Demand for VMware Services 2017

I believe we have reached a point at which any negative thoughts and concerns about the effects Dell’s acquisition of EMC might have on VMware are getting put to rest. We are fast approaching the start of the fourth quarter of 2017, and all indicators show strong demand for VMware services in compute, network, and storage.