Mar2018

Highlights and Guidance from VMware Fourth-Quarter Financial Results

The VMware fourth-quarter financial results were released at the beginning of March 2018. I’d like to share some of its highlights and offer some insight on what these results might indicate for the future. Let’s start out with the facts …
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Mar2018

VMware’s Roadmap, Hybrid, Is the Future

It has been almost five years since VMware laid out its vision based on the ideology behind the software-defined data center (SDDC). This announcement came during one of the keynote addresses during the VMworld 2013 conference in San Francisco, California. Since that time, VMware has been working diligently to make its vision a reality while helping to shape the definition of what a twenty-first-century data center is and will be moving forward.

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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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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Jan2018

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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