It’s Time: Why Cloud Applications Demand Moving to an SD-WAN
/ Jan 10, 2017 0 COMMENTS
When I’m talking with customers, I hear about a lot of challenges their businesses ...
Addressing Business Outcomes Through The Intercloud
/ Jan 23, 2015 0 COMMENTS
At this year’s Cisco C-scape EMEAR analyst event, the vendor downplayed its hardware product launches, focusing instead on its rapidly evolving business credentials. Cisco, with its ...
Speeding up Network Provisioning
/ Jan 16, 2015 0 COMMENTS
You probably know the problem already. The business is opening up a new office; has acquired a new company or wants to move a group of people from Place A to Place B. They have finally ...
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Operational Challenges Continue To Plague Legacy WANs
/ Jan 14, 2015 0 COMMENTS
This site, like many others, has focused on the need to evolve the WAN. Much of the value proposition for the shift to a hybrid WAN is to improve application performance, which is often ...
Digital Security
Security-Focused Shift to SD-WAN Threatens DC Supremacy
/ Jan 12, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Enterprise adoption of the Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) architecture opens up significant improvements from an operations, cost, and flexibility perspective. But it’s a ...
Here Comes The Petabyte Event Horizon
/ Dec 29, 2014 0 COMMENTS
A step change is on the way for data storage, and in particular for networked storage. Technologies that have served us well for a decade or more are about to run out of steam, and the ...
CloudStack Competition Endangers Enterprise Open Source Adoption
/ Dec 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS
When disruptive cloud architectures began to shake corporate IT foundations, it required a ‘cloud stack’ to create, manage, and deploy infrastructure cloud services. Today, such stacks ...
The Growing Need For Intelligent Workload Management
/ Dec 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Life used to be so good. An operating system was loaded onto a server of some sort and an application stack loaded on top of that. Provided the workload remained pretty static, the ...
Is NFV Just for Service Providers?
/ Dec 9, 2014 0 COMMENTS
A lot of people that I talk to regard NFV as something of interest only to service providers. I think that perception comes in large part from the service provider orientation of some ...
The Holiday Internet Weather Map
/ Dec 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Holiday shopping may be behind us, but Internet weather is still very much here. The fluctuations in latency and packet loss that can disrupt the cloud, and for that matter Internet ...
Cyber Monday: Rough Weather Interferes with the Cloud
/ Dec 2, 2014 0 COMMENTS
E-tailers weren’t the only ones grumbling on Cyber Monday. Enterprise users felt the effects of the online sales crush as North American Internet delays to leading SaaS providers ...