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The guest servers float on top of the hypervisor, which floats on the real hardware providing excellent isolation and division of resources. Enter Docker, King of the Containers. Docker provides separation and resource allocation to applications running on the same host. It is more ...
SoftLayer could be said to be the leader when it comes to one platform offering endless possibilities. Their unified platform is specially designed to meet the end users requirement of giving cloud computing users the results they want, the way they want it. SoftLayer operates all ov...
Moving your data storage to the cloud is a smart move as there is an explosion of data day by day and systems are struggling to store all that data effectively and securely. Cloud computing has proven not only to be cost effective but also frees the businesses to concentrate on the da...
IBM Smart Cloud Enterprise is offered as a service called IaaS to deliver the best infrastructure for any business. The user then gets access to IBM’s virtual server and all the resources that go with it. The services are flexible and the security is unmatched. It also provides a clou...
As a CIO, it’s your responsibility to chart the technological course for your organization and to do so in a way that meets business needs while fitting inside a budget. Virtualization is one of the most significant advancements to hit the enterprise, and it can be a tremendous boon fo...
HP’s cloud solutions continue to expand, and more and more organizations are taking advantage of these opportunities. In the cloud storage arena, HP Cloud Object Storage provides highly durable, readily available access to your data. It’s secure, too; each object is stored in three zon...
HP has done an amazing job at creating cloud solutions for customers throughout the marketplace. From small to medium-sized businesses through the enterprise and beyond, HP cloud products do the job and do it well. One product in HP’s portfolio that can provide opportunities for busin...
Cloud computing solutions present businesses of all sizes with tremendous opportunities for efficiency and cost savings. It’s no wonder that we seem to have hit a tipping point, where more cloud solutions than ever before are being implemented. Cisco estimates that cloud computin...
IBM has historically done a great job of capturing the large business market, but they’ve struggled more with making inroads with midmarket and enterprise organizations. That may all be about to change, as IBM has recently announced its new PowerLinux systems. The PowerLinux sys...
Virtualization can be a great boon to an organization’s data center, but it has to be managed correctly. The fact of the matter is that you can’t simply take servers, virtualize them, and then just expect to meet capacity. You need to measure, test, and tweak your virtual s...
Like other trends in technology, cloud computing is constantly being redefined and re-understood. The fact of the matter is that, while we have a general agreement on what cloud computing is, the term has come to mean many things to many people. The advent of cloud storage services and...
While it’s true that storage capacity has grown exponentially in the past decade, demand for that storage capacity has grown significantly, as well. There was a time when the answer was to just send more and more storage space at the growing demand, but that’s not a good option in a ti...
Cloud computing has historically had two foci: SaaS (Software as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service. To date, the vast majority of cloud computing solutions have focused solely on the former. SaaS offerings in areas like CRM, ERP, collaboration, and communications have re...
Enterprises and companies of all sizes are always on the lookout for ways to decrease their energy consumption, whether it’s to save money during budget-crunch time, to streamline and create a more efficient infrastructure, or simply a desire to operate a green environment. The ...
Hewlett-Packard is on the mend. CEO Meg Whitman has set the expectation that 2012 is going to be a year devoted to getting the company back on track and, among other things, rebuilding its balance sheet after a year and change of painful twists and turns that have shaken the confidence...
The shape of IT has changed dramatically in the past two decades. Not only is IT more central in importance to many companies, it’s grown significantly, as well. Today’s average IT department has a wider array of skills and specialties than ever before. Along with all of th...
In IT there is a critical relationship between size and simplicity.  That is, the larger or more important a service, the simpler it must to be to meet the reliability and availability needs of the business.   Too much complexity and the application runs the risk of failure ...
Virtualization offers obvious benefits from the beginning. Certainly, the prospect of reduced capital costs is enticing. The security and redundancies offered by the right virtualization setup are compelling, as well. One of the areas that virtualization can help that many people don’t...
Difficult economic times require new strategies. Years of traditional IT procurement have left many organizations with underutilized and oversubscribed storage capacity. With today’s tightening budgets, many organizations are faced with demands to do more with less and tough decisions ...