In this segment of our “How to Converse in Cloud” series, we look at some of the ways hybrid cloud is leading the pack of cloud contenders toward an IT transformation finish line. But first, some definitions.
To accelerate your IOA strategy for networking, we offer a “Network Blueprint.” This guide lays out the steps you can take to address latency, bandwidth and security issues by deploying a more distributed network infrastructure out at your enterprise’s digital edge, where population centers (customers, employees, partners) and digital ecosystems (clouds, mobile, social networks, B2B partners) meet.
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By mixing and matching your company's business needs to the best cloud services, you have the opportunity to create a more agile, flexible and scalable IT service delivery infrastructure that better supports your organization's digital business goals. But are you making the most out of this new dynamic, digital environment?
We examine “cloud balancing.” As with many cloud technologies, cloud balancing not only changes the nature of traditional load balancing, it changes the whole way applications are delivered to end users.
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I always look forward to attending Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) conferences because they’re excellent bellwethers of things to come, and not just in the networking industry, but all that networking touches. In this increasingly interconnected world, that includes just about everything.
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There have been so many "as-a-service" offerings coming to the market that it is difficult to keep up. We’ll dive in here, but before we do, let’s start where it all bega
Going forward, the next generation IT infrastructure ̶ compute, storage, network and data centers ̶ will be open source-based, leveraging standards developed by organizations such as the Open Networking Forum and the Open Compute Project.
Among the enterprises surveyed in the RightScale “2016 State of the Cloud” report, containers are picking up steam. Open source container pioneer Docker, doubled its current installed base to 29% year-over-year, with another 38% of enterprises saying they plan to use it in the future. Cloud giants Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform have also entered the market offering container services based on open source tools, including Docker, DC/OS or Kubernetes.
We tackle a common point of confusion: A lot of organizations think they’re running a private cloud, when what they’re really running is just a virtualized data center.
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In this month’s “Meet Equinix” article, we’re speaking to Frank Amann, Global Solutions Architect (GSA) in Zurich, Switzerland. Frank is helping customers transform their networks to handle today’s data deluge and establish higher-performing and more flexible cloud connections.