Jack Sparrow and Kubernetes
I devised my own personal “compass” to define the tipping point for container technology. Based on two big things that I've learned, the compass now points to a clear direction.
Cisco Cloud to the Rescue
I’m on my way to Barcelona and I’m more excited than ever to attend another Cisco Live!
Are We Treating Cloud Just Like Another Data Center?
Are we treating Cloud just like another Data Center? Yesterday at Google Next, Urs Hölzle quoted a great stat by RightScale – users waste 45% of cloud resources that they buy. While this number is not too far from what typically happens in traditional data centers, which operate at 20-30% of capacity on average, cloud promises a pay-per-use model. You provision and pay for only what you utilize. This promise leaves the user with the impression that they will effectively achieve 100% value—reducing costs significantly compared to an inefficient data center. And while Google’s new committed pricing model tries to lessen the impact, it does not address the root cause of the problem.
Join Us May 14: Cisco Intercloud Workload Migration Webcast
The use of hybrid cloud or Intercloud technology is growing increasingly popular. A recent study supports that IT managers want a mix of public and private cloud in their enterprises. In fact, 60% of the 400 enterprises surveyed see the hybrid cloud model as the way to go. And for good reason: The same secure, open […]
The Rise of the Intercloud
For a number of years Intercloud has been a term known only in the academic world and amongst few industry experts. The Intercloud is a “cloud of clouds” and the Wikipedia description perfectly outlines the reason why Intercloud is the critical enabler to capture the immense value of the Internet of Everything- “The Intercloud scenario […]
Cisco Announces Open and Secure Hybrid Cloud with the Collaboration of Cloud Providers and Technology Partners
In my previous blog , I noted that IT is increasingly transitioning towards an IT service broker role, taking advantage of multiple sourcing options to become an intermediary of...
Cloud-based ITaaS: Transforming IT from Support to Service Brokerage
Cloud computing is more mainstream today than ever before, but it’s important to note that there are still significant opportunities for IT leaders to innovate and leverage cloud delivery options to capture new business opportunities and implement new IT models. The Evolution of ITaaS: The Convergence of Two Roads On one hand, traditional private cloud […]