It’s All About SDN

By Ben Grubin HP's announcement last week at Interop that they are shipping their SDN SDK and SDN App Store is merely one of the first salvos of a war that will likely heat up over the next 24 months. What was once the purview of marketing and start-ups, Software Defined Networking has now become... Continue Reading →

Oracle of the Cloud – Seek and Ye Shall Find

Oracle & Cloud. Oil & Water. Never the twain shall mix. Or so it's been until now. Excluding SaaS offerings that were mostly acquired, Oracle has been largely absent from the cloud these past 7 years. However, one thing you can always count from Larry & Co is an uncanny ability to adapt, embrace and... Continue Reading →

Getting Ready for the Cloud

by Ben Grubin Whether you have a handful of applications of thousands of them, if some are not already running the cloud the idea has likely been discussed. Most people agree there are large numbers of applications that should be relatively easy to migrate to cloud infrastructure, yet most still haven't made the jump to... Continue Reading →

So Much To Read, So Little Time…

Recently I was having a conversation with someone and we got on the topic of books and what we had read recently. We've all had this conversation many times, but it struck me that lately many people suffer from the same conundrum - too many books and not enough time. In addition to the stack... Continue Reading →

theCUBE Interview at EMC World 2013

Here is a video of me discussing the current state of cloud providers and where the industry is going live inside theCUBE with Wikibon’s John Furrier and Stu Miniman from the floor of EMC World 2013 in Las Vegas. Thank you to ServiceMesh for inviting me to speak. (c) 2013 John Treadway / CloudBzz /... Continue Reading →

VMware’s OpenStack Hook-up

VMware has applied to join the OpenStack Foundation, potentially giving the burgeoning open source cloud stack movement a huge dose of credibility in the enterprise. There are risks to the community in VMware’s involvement, of course, but on the balance this could be a pivotal event. There is an alternative explanation, which I will hit... Continue Reading →

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