Tweet Although I can’t indulge as I would like to, I still love desserts. I love all kinds but nothing beats a good piece of cake. My great grandmother, grandmother, and mother all used to make an old fashioned molasses stack cake. Instead of two or three thick layers, this cake is made up of [...]
Tweet At the risk of appearing to be uncool and not in the know, I want to ask the question what is cloud?Is “cloud” a tangible product? Is it a service provided by a vendor? Is cloud a way of designing your architecture? Is it a marketing term? Is it a destination? Is cloud an [...]
Tweet There are many buzzwords and phrases flying around technology today. Cloud seems to be one of the mosed used, misued, and abused. A close second has to be ____ as a Service. The latter has mostly become IT as a Service. Once you look at information technology as a service we move our thinking [...]
Tweet After being bombarded for weeks with notifications about the “Raising the Bar, Part V” extravaganza, I was registered and excited to see what is new. Unfortunately, I had a procedure at a doctors office and was a little out of it and unable to attend. Although the interface for the event seemed really cool [...]
The VDI assessment provided us the information needed to determine which users and applications were a good fit for virtual desktops. It also helped decide the storage configuration and networking changes.
I am not against virtual desktops, in fact I am promoting it. As I began this journey, I quickly found there is a lot more to this picture than your software platform.
On a sunny, warm early summer day I had a conversation about virtual desktops and cloud services. My life has not been the same since. Our “journey to the cloud” had begun.
VMworld 2010 is upon us and everyone is gathering in San Francisco today and tomorrow. Several people I know are here and all for different reasons.
I have been learning more about the so called stacks emerging in datacenters.
Tweet If you are like me, you see a lot about cloud computing but pay little attention because it will never apply to small to medium sized businesses. I see it as the new “paradigm shift” from the Dilbert days of the 1990′s where everyone talks about it but has no idea what it means. [...]