Solution Architecture is formulaic. It is an equation with inputs and outputs which are dependent on each other throughout the process. Quality solution architecture is following this process consistently while applying best practices throughout to ensure the solution meets and exceeds a client’s expectations. In this blog entry, I will provide an overview of a […]Read More Architecting Quality Solutions – Brief Guide
‘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 […]Read More Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)
In this second blog post in a series about cloud, I’ll attempt to discuss some of the growing trends around cloud architectures as well as help educate. From my previous blog entry, we discussed that cloud is merely a model through which organizations can consume IT services. ‘There Is No Cloud’ by Chris Watterston (http://www.chriswatterson.com) […]Read More Cloudy with a Chance of Value – Part 2
Cloud. In my line of business, we hear this word almost on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the definition of cloud is about as solid as the word would suggest. Cloud means a lot of different things to different people. In this first blog post in a series about cloud, I’ll attempt to level set the […]Read More Cloudy with a Chance of Value – Part 1
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 […]Read More VMworld 2016 Recap
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. […]Read More Why the Hype of Hyperconverged?