storage networks

May 14, 2014

DATA CENTER

Thoughts on #OpenStack and Software-Defined Storage

This week has been the semi-annual OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, GA. In a rare occurrence I’ve been able to be here as an attendee, which has given me wide insight into a world of Open Source development I rarely get to see outside of some interpersonal conversations with DevOps people. (If you’re not sure what […]

December 6, 2012

DATA CENTER

Cisco Domain Ten: Domain 1: Facilities and Infrastructure

Yesterday I introduced you to the Cisco Domain TenSM, Cisco Services’ framework for simplifying data center transformation.  This model is applicable to both business  (enterprise), public sector (e.g. government, federal) and service provider (incl telco) organizations. Today I will summarize some key challenges that you should consider when planning a transition to cloud (as one example […]