Accelerating Your Journey to the Cloud

Whether you are new to cloud technologies or have shifted your business to embrace cloud fully, many businesses are challenged with how to be more effective with their use of cloud.  Depending on where you are with your journey to the cloud, your challenges will differ.  For example, a business that is just starting with […]


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Business Transformation

It is relatively common to hear the term ‘Business Transformation’ in today’s market, but what does that mean and how does it relate to your business? When I discuss this concept with clients it is interesting to me to hear different viewpoints and perspectives as it relates to their business. Some perceive this term as […]

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VMworld 2017 Recap

It’s great to get back to VMworld to meet and discuss the state of information technology with industry experts, leaders, and innovators.  The conference is one of the best I attend which marries a solid vision for the future with practical technology sessions for the present.  VMworld 2017 provided attendees another great year with a […]

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Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)

‘Software Defined’ is a term being used to describe how next generation devices and services work and interoperate in the data center.  It is the natural evolution of IT molded from the pressures associated with the cost of legacy architectures, manual operations, and the public cloud.  Software defined is also the foundation through which most […]

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VMworld 2016 Recap

Viva Las Vegas and Viva VMworld!  VMworld 2016 was held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas this year in contrast to the past few years where it has been held in the Moscone Center in San Francisco.  There is nothing like being in Vegas in August – thank goodness for industrial strength air […]

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Why the Hype of Hyperconverged?

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past 18-24 months, you may have noticed hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has become more prevalent in conversations around solutions for application environments. The panacea of the software-defined data center has taken the form of appliance-based nodes which deliver on the promise of operational and cost efficiencies.  […]

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