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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The importance of your hypervisor in hyper-converged infrastructure
March 25, 2018 – 12:55 pm | Comments Off on The importance of your hypervisor in hyper-converged infrastructure
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This datacenter deployment method boomed, becoming very popular quickly. However, it’s still relatively new, so you might not know what it is yet. If we go back, infrastructures were made up of various components from …

You Can Become a Big Data and Hadoop Expert with This Training
March 25, 2018 – 12:50 pm | Comments Off on You Can Become a Big Data and Hadoop Expert with This Training
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We are living in the Big Data revolution. Practically every major company on Earth relies on gathering, organizing, analyzing, and synthesizing massive sets of data in order to attract new customers and innovate groundbreaking products …

In rumored reverse-merger with VMware, Dell casts itself as industry’s contrarian
March 22, 2018 – 12:45 pm | Comments Off on In rumored reverse-merger with VMware, Dell casts itself as industry’s contrarian
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As a former Dell executive, I’ve closely watched the rumors spilling out of the company about some kind of return to the public market. The latest story – that the infrastructure giant will allow itself …

The Cloud Payoff: Ensuring Hybrid Works for Your Enterprise
March 22, 2018 – 12:29 pm | Comments Off on The Cloud Payoff: Ensuring Hybrid Works for Your Enterprise
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As more and more enterprises move to hybrid cloud, there are some interesting relationships among enterprises, Internet and cloud exchanges, and colocation providers to satisfy IT strategies through hybrid clouds.

In its Strategic Roadmap for Data Center Infrastructure, Gartner …

The Little Regulator at the Heart of Facebook’s Big Data Dispute
March 21, 2018 – 10:49 am | Comments Off on The Little Regulator at the Heart of Facebook’s Big Data Dispute
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A little-known U.K. regulator is taking Silicon Valley head-on, finding itself at the heart of a scandal that has shaken governments and caused Facebook Inc.’s shares to plummet. The Information Commissioner’s Office may get a …

Linux Foundation backs new ‘ACRN’ hypervisor for embedded and IoT
March 21, 2018 – 10:35 am | Comments Off on Linux Foundation backs new ‘ACRN’ hypervisor for embedded and IoT
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The Linux Foundation has announced a new hypervisor for use in embedded and internet of things scenarios. Project ACRN (pronounced “acorn”) will offer a “hypervisor, and its device model complete with rich I/O mediators.” There’ll …

IBM Launches New Cloud for Data Science and Engineering
March 17, 2018 – 9:20 am | Comments Off on IBM Launches New Cloud for Data Science and Engineering
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IBM today unveiled a new cloud offering called Cloud Private Data that’s designed to help organizations utilize data science and machine learning techniques to generate insight from data, and then engineer AI products that put …

ONF Launches Stratum Open-Source SDN Project
March 16, 2018 – 2:37 am | Comments Off on ONF Launches Stratum Open-Source SDN Project
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The growing adoption of software-defined networking over the past several years has given a boost to makers of networking white boxes. The separation of the network operating system, control plane and network tasks from the …