Industry Perspectives

Ensuring Your Cloud Provider Meets Your Business Needs

CHRISTOPHER STARK<BR/>CetromCHRISTOPHER STARK
Cetrom

When looking to the cloud, the goal for any business is to identify a solution provider that meets and exceeds the needs and goals that are already in place, writes Christopher Stark of Cetrom. To ensure your company’s needs are met, the following tips should be considered when evaluating a cloud solution provider. Read More

Architecting the Right Cloud Stack for Your Enterprise

SEBASTIAN STADIL<BR/>Scalr SEBASTIAN STADIL
Scalr

With cloud being a vast and rapidly evolving ecosystem, the most crucial mistake an enterprise can make is to assume that all solutions that fall in a given category are equivalent, writes Sebastian Stadil of Scalr. And while that realization can quickly make the architecture process overwhelming, we help break it down with a set of questions for each cloud layer. Read More

Big Data Remakes the Data Center

MIKE WRONSKI<BR/>StrataCloudMIKE WRONSKI
StrataCloud

Despite cloud computing, many data centers are snake pits of complexity, writes Mike Wronski of StrataCloud. Here are four tenets that can help simplify data center operations, save money and improve performance and user experience. Read More

Key Components of Data Center Optimization

PRASHANT BAWEJA<BR/>Infosys Ltd.PRASHANT BAWEJA
Infosys Ltd.

IT infrastructure makes up a large part of a company’s cost and the biggest chunk can be traced to the data center, writes Prashant Baweja of Infosys Ltd. With increasing cost, effort and focus need to be on optimizing the data center. Read More

Storage Technology: Breaking Free From Ownership

ANDRES RODRIGUEZ<BR/>NasuniANDRES RODRIGUEZ
Nasuni

Over the years, technology vendors have worked diligently to build scalable systems with flexible payment options, writes Andres Rodriguez of Nasuni. Because of this, Enterprise IT has been able to break free from ownership when it comes to various technology solutions. Read More

Scaling Your Network for Big Data

MICHAEL BUSHONG<br/>PlexxiMICHAEL BUSHONG
Plexxi

Outside of a small number of players, Big Data is not really all that big, writes Michael Bushong of Plexxi. But that doesn’t mean that architects building out infrastructure for a Big Data era can ignore scale altogether. Read More

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