March 30, 2018 – 11:36 am | Comments Off on Hyperconvergence and How We Got Here

In order to understand the IT trends of today we must first discuss the past.  In decades past, the mainframe was the only game in town.  Conceptually, a mainframe was a single platform that addressed …

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QTS and Amazon Package Hybrid Cloud as a Colo Service
November 14, 2017 – 1:58 am | Comments Off on QTS and Amazon Package Hybrid Cloud as a Colo Service
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Data center provider QTS today announced a new type of colocation service, where it pre-packages data center space and direct connectivity to Amazon Web Services.

Unlike the typical private connectivity services data center providers offer their …

What is Apache Spark? The big data analytics platform explained
November 14, 2017 – 1:49 am | Comments Off on What is Apache Spark? The big data analytics platform explained
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From its humble beginnings in the AMPLab at U.C. Berkeley in 2009, Apache Spark has become one of the key big data distributed processing frameworks in the world. Spark can be deployed in a variety …

Nutanix backup choices expand
November 14, 2017 – 1:27 am | Comments Off on Nutanix backup choices expand
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Nutanix lists 10 data protection vendors that support AHV. Veritas, Veeam Software, Commvault and Comtrade have the greatest integration with AHV, according to Nutanix. Cohesity, Rubrik, Arcserve, Unitrends, Cloudian and Sureline Systems also support AHV. …

VMware NSX upgrades resolve issues, add feature improvements
November 13, 2017 – 11:44 pm | Comments Off on VMware NSX upgrades resolve issues, add feature improvements
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NSX 6.3 for vSphere is a major version upgrade that includes new security, platform and compliance features, as… well as operations enhancements, such as an updated troubleshooting dashboard and security tagging. Although version 6.3 was …

Pivotal takes the reins for VMware containers with PKS
November 9, 2017 – 10:15 pm | Comments Off on Pivotal takes the reins for VMware containers with PKS
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Photon Platform combines a special build of the ESXi hypervisor — one intended to run VMware containers as VMs — with Photon Controller, an application that manages Photon ESXi servers and their containers as VMs. …

Amazon Web Services Adds New Services to Bolster Cloud Security
November 9, 2017 – 9:59 pm | Comments Off on Amazon Web Services Adds New Services to Bolster Cloud Security
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Amazon announced a series of new security features for its cloud platform on Nov. 8, providing users with enhanced capabilities to help protect S3 storage buckets and virtual private cloud (VPC) endpoint connections.

The company is …

CoreCompete Achieves Gold Partner Status for Hortonworks
November 9, 2017 – 9:38 pm | Comments Off on CoreCompete Achieves Gold Partner Status for Hortonworks
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CoreCompete, a Big Data and Analytics Consulting firm, announced that it has achieved Gold Consultant status for Hortonworks, a leading innovator in open data platforms and applications. Hortonworks awards the Gold Consultant status to integrators …

Learn more about what VMware AppDefense is and how it works
November 9, 2017 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on Learn more about what VMware AppDefense is and how it works
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Historically, companies spent the vast majority of their security budget on defending perimeter networks. The figures quoted reach as high as 80% of the budget. This often leaves the internal network vulnerable to attack once …