Portability Is Essential In The Multi-Cloud Future
Apr20

Portability Is Essential In The Multi-Cloud Future

Pretty much everybody agrees the world is moving to the cloud — public, private (which includes managed as a service) but predominantly the combination of both (hybrid) — and the primary questions are what to move where, and when (how is also a huge concern, but while not easy, it’s really just fiddly bits). Four years ago Cisco started using the concept of the ‘world of many clouds’ to describe its customer-choice model,...

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EMC’s ECS 2.2: Cloud With Benefits
Jan27

EMC’s ECS 2.2: Cloud With Benefits

EMC has introduced an updated version of its object storage offering  — which Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) defines as a storage architecture that manages data as objects, as opposed to other storage architectures like file systems, which manage data as a file hierarchy, and block storage, which manages data as blocks within sectors and tracks — Elastic Cloud Storage (v2.2). EMC defines ECS as a software-defined, cloud...

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HP Tests Mobile DevOps For The Real World
Oct28

HP Tests Mobile DevOps For The Real World

In the mobile-first, apps-driven world speed and quality are the table stakes and HP is looking to deal itself a winning hand with Mobile Center, an on-premise solution for testing mobile application functionality and performance across real-world network conditions on real-devices. The company said mobile app developers require solutions that can rapidly adapt and test new environments, and that connect to their overall application...

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IBM Pulse 2014 (Part 1 of 3): IT Evolution and the Cloud

Like broader IT industry trends and solutions, IBM’s Pulse conference has continued to evolve, as well. Once focused largely on the company’s Tivoli systems and platform management solutions, Pulse 2014 was branded as The Premier Cloud Conference. Some may regard that moniker as a bit of bravado but considering the conference’s Tivoli roots and how systems management is the lifeblood in data centers of every sort, it seems entirely...

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Is Mobility (and IoT) The Start Of A New Beginning For CA?
Feb25

Is Mobility (and IoT) The Start Of A New Beginning For CA?

BARCELONA: It’s a cliche, but still true, that only time will tell how the launch of the CA Management Cloud for Mobility modular, cloud and on-premise offering at this week’s Mobile World Congress 2014 will play out. However, when you do the checklist, this announcement appears to reinvent the company still best-known for its mainframe management software roots and Fortune 1000 customer base. The highlights can be found in any...

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