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The next BriefingsDirect security insights discussion examines the relationship between security and virtualization. We will now delve into how adaptive companies are finding ways to leverage their virtualization environments to become more resilient, more intelligent, and how they can...
Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events Here is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O ne...
Server StorageIO March 2016 Update Newsletter
Although the Hybrid Cloud concept has become the popularized idea of how the enterprise market will inch their way into adoption of Cloud services, twinning their own internal private Cloud with public resources, this will be a short term label soon replaced by ‘Multi-Cloud‘...
What’s scarier than all the ghouls, ghosts, and goblins you’re likely to confront this weekend? If you're in the software business, you'll probably end up with more nightmares from the following stats than from any Halloween horrors… Only 50% of developers/testers are...
What’s scarier than all the ghouls, ghosts, and goblins you’re likely to confront this weekend? If you're in the software business, you'll probably end up with more nightmares from the following stats than from any Halloween horrors… Only 50% of developers/testers are...
In a report titled “Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Application Software, Worldwide, 2Q15 Update,” Gartner analysts highlighted the increasing trend of application modernization among enterprises. According to a recent survey, 45% of respondents stated that modernization of i...
The broad selection of hardware, the rapid evolution of operating systems and the time-to-market for mobile apps has been so rapid that new challenges for developers and engineers arise every day. Security, testing, hosting, and other metrics have to be considered through the process. ...
HP today announced the new HP ConvergedSystem 250-HC StoreVirtual, a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance. Designed to attract customers on a tight budget, the HP CS 250 includes a new three-node configuration that is up to 49 percent more cost effective than comparable configurat...
The dynamics of IT are rapidly changing. Rich Napolitano joined Plexxi as CEO last November to help guide Plexxi into the next generation of IT. He is passionate about sharing his intentions to build next generation networks that support new forms of data and applications. This week, h...
Our friends at FedScoop and Brocade have collaborated with leaders from across government and industry to build an incredibly compelling agenda for the 17 June Federal Forum. Speakers include the Federal Government's CIO, the CIOs from DHS, DoD, HHS, Commerce, Transportation, plus seni...
Our friends at FedScoop and Brocade have collaborated with leaders from across government and industry to build an incredibly compelling agenda for the 17 June Federal Forum. Speakers include the Federal Government's CIO, the CIOs from DHS, DoD, HHS, Commerce, Transportation, plus seni...
Major product cycle changes tend to come around roughly every five years or so. The technology industry is fond of labeling these movements as paradigm shifts, but we’ve all heard too many of those things referenced, so let’s not go there. Looking back over the last decade and the eme...
This week we announced that Clark Masters, Senior Vice President of HANA Cloud Computing at SAP, has been appointed to our Board of Directors—filling the seat vacated when Rich Napolitano was named Plexxi CEO last November. At SAP, Clark is responsible for strategy and advanced archite...
Fred Duball is the Data Center Practice Principal, Workload and Cloud Solutions at HP Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector. Previously he served as the Executive Director and Deputy CIO for the Commonwealth of Virginia. SecuritySolutionsWatch.com: Thank you for joining us again tod...
Today Hewlett Packard Company (HP) announced updates across its enterprise software line as well as one new offering that leverages its HP Haven big data platform. […]
You may have seen last week that we partnered with Cloudera, certifying the Plexxi Switch on Cloudera’s Enterprise 5 platform. This partnership, while exciting for us and our partners, plays a larger role in the IT landscape as a whole. According to an article this week by Arthur Co...
The process of bringing firms back from the point of massive systems failure in some form has become known as Disaster Recovery A surprisingly high ‘one in every three’ companies is said to have experienced and declared a disaster in the past five years, according to a November 2013 s...
VMware announces vSphere V6 and associated virtualization technologies By Greg Schulz VMware announces vSphere V6 and associated virtualization technologies VMware has announced version 6 (V6) of its software defined data center (SDDC) server virtualization hypervisor cal...
Green and Virtual Data Center Links By Greg Schulz Green and Virtual IT Data Center Links Moving beyond Green Hype and Green washing Green hype and green washing may be on the endangered species list and going away, however, green IT for servers, storage, networks, facili...
Virtualized environments are demanding when it comes to storage. Tier-1 virtualized applications require always-on, fast, available access to data. One of the ways that today’s virtualization vendors are increasing the stability and speed of storage access in virtualized environments i...
What do we know so far about cloud computing? Well, first the hype-cycle slowed down and we started realizing that hybrid cloud (as a combination of public and private resources) was a relatively sensible idea, i.e., from both an expenditure (public) and security (private) perspective....
Stu Hammer is the leader of the HP Enterprise Services Applications Practice in U.S. Public Sector, where he has specialized in application modernization, transformation strategy and transformation to cloud services. He has been in the IT business for more than 29 years with a strategi...
Server storage I/O Intel NUC nick knack notes - Second impressions By Greg Schulz Server storage I/O Intel NUC nick knack notes - Second impressions This is the second of a two-part series about my first and second impressions of the Intel NUC (Next Unit Computing). In the...
HP hasn’t exactly coined the term Big Data developer. Except, perhaps, it maybe kind of has if you look at the recent tools being rolled out from the firm’s HP Software division. All working towards what HP loves to call “business transformation” – the company is now also using the te...
Cloud computing is increasingly becoming part of the enterprise IT landscape. In fact, a recent cloud security survey conducted by HP reveals that 70 percent of all respondents say their company is using some form of the cloud. The study also found that cloud penetration jumps to 80 pe...
DIY converged server software defined storage on a budget using Lenovo TS140 By Greg Schulz Attention DIY Converged Server Storage Bargain Shoppers Software defined storage on a budget with Lenovo TS140 Recently I put together a two-part series of some server storage I/O...
Got a plan for your move to the cloud? If you do, you’re in the minority. According to a recent study, a mere 31 percent of those planning a move to the cloud actually have a strategy for migrating data and applications. The rest don’t. To avoid the complexity and cost, we recommend h...
It seems as though everything is getting virtualized. To save money, accelerate time to market and provide flexibility, many businesses are deciding to embrace network functions virtualization (NFV), the process in which server-based network operations—like intrusion detection, firewa...
Enable Continuous Testing and Significantly Expand Test Coverage and Traceability We're excited to announce Parasoft's latest release: a consolidated platform uniting API testing, service virtualization, and test environment management.  The new release is designed to he...
Newest Virtual Private Data System Leverages Software-Defined Key Management to Enhance Security and Cloud Data Protection across OpenStack and VMware Environments CAMPBELL, Calif. – Nov. 4, 2014 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based key man...
VMware Cisco EMC VCE Zen and now server storage I/O convergence By Greg Schulz VMware Cisco EMC VCE Zen and now server storage I/O convergence In case you have not heard, the joint initiative (JV) founded in the fall of 2009 between Intel VMware Cisco and EMC called VCE ...
IT Departments of companies of all sizes across all industries and geographies are realizing the value of virtualization. We are migrating data and apps to the cloud in record amounts. In fact, Information Week recently reported Gartner findings that the public cloud services market wi...
Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run ac...
A recent study by managed services vendor Adapt revealed that 61 percent of people attending the Cloud Computing Form claim to be familiar with the concept of SDDC but were unclear when explaining its benefits. That’s not surprising considering the conversations that we have dail...
LTE North America Conference Paves Road to LTE-AdvancedDALLAS, TX - August 18, 2014 - North America, globally the largest market for LTE subscriptions, will continue to see a rise in LTE subscribers throughout the coming years according to forecasts. LTE connections in North America gr...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso ...
There’s a lot of frothy talk about hyperconverged infrastructure these days, and lots of vendor marketing teams angling to position themselves as next “big thing”. While features and functionality may impress, what really matters is how they move the needle for custom...