Enterprise IT Sales: Rules of Acquisition

Being successful in IT Infrastructure Sales is tough. It helps to have a few simple rules to follow to make sure to keep your manufacturers happy and sales flowing.   #1: The right solution is always the latest and greatest Continue reading Enterprise IT Sales: Rules of Acquisition

What is fog computing? Connecting the cloud to things

Fog computing is the concept of a network fabric that stretches from the outer edges of where data is created to where it will eventually be stored, whether that’s in the cloud or in a customer’s data center. Fog is Continue reading What is fog computing? Connecting the cloud to things

Veeam spends $43m to boost AWS backup & data recovery software

Add to favorites Veeam will utilise N2WS’ integrate data protection knowledge on AWS workloads for its Availability Platform. Veeam has struck a takeover deal to boost its cloud-centred enterprise availability for AWS workloads. Veeam shook hands on a $42.5m all-cash Continue reading Veeam spends $43m to boost AWS backup & data recovery software

Response: The Five Stages of Cloud Grief

Michelle Chubrika talks about the experiences/perils of enterprise cloud migration based on her experiences: One of the main obstacles to migration is emotional and can derail a cloud strategy faster than any technical roadblock. This is because our organizations are Continue reading Response: The Five Stages of Cloud Grief

Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 to secure modern networks

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an odd place to announce an enterprise product, but the Wi-Fi Alliance used the massive trade show — which has more or less taken over where Comdex left off — to announce a major Continue reading Wi-Fi Alliance announces WPA3 to secure modern networks

Endace Releases New Packet Capture Appliance For Branch Offices

Endace, which makes packet capture appliances for network forensics, troubleshooting, security, and performance monitoring, has released a new box for branch offices. The EP-124 Network Analytics Platform is a 1RU appliance with four 1/10GbE links or one 40GbE link. It Continue reading Endace Releases New Packet Capture Appliance For Branch Offices

How VMware’s vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

VMware’s vSAN (virtual SAN) architecture is designed to be a significant step into software-defined-computing, where the vSAN component is responsible for providing software-defined storage. Previously, systems architecture was one server containing its own compute, operating system, networking and storage. Virtualization Continue reading How VMware’s vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

Review: VMware’s vSAN 6.6 | Network World

VMware has been shipping its vSAN (virtual storage area network) software for years, and the latest version ups the ante with improved hyper-convergence functionality and in-place encryption. What vSAN does is access available storage in physical servers and create a Continue reading Review: VMware’s vSAN 6.6 | Network World