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Gartner: Paying for what you use

By definition cloud computing should deliver an elastic solution which is metered by usage, thus as the organization needs to increase or decrease consumption, that is measured and costs adjust accordingly.Whilst these attributes are considered synonymous with cloud computing, in practice they are largely absent from SaaS offerings which being core within the majority of […]

Cisco: There’s Never Been a Better Time …. to Reduce Your Data Center Software Costs with Cisco UCS

Enterprise software licensing is complex, costly and easy to lose track of, especially in these days of servers on demand via infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and rapid setup and movement of virtual machines.  Many organizations are finding that vendor software audits uncover under-licensing resulting in (sometimes significant) license fee increases. For example ……….. Did […]

Why are Many OpenStack Deployments Really Small or Really Big?

It’s very interesting to see how the real-world implementations of a product or platform happen.  One of the more hotly debated IaaS environments around the size and success as an effective solution, is OpenStack.  As a huge advocate for the open cloud platform, OpenStack is something that I’ve spent a lot of time working on […]

Microsoft: Deploying IaaS VM Guest Clusters in Microsoft Azure

In this blog I am going to discuss deployment considerations and scenarios for IaaS VM Guest Clusters in Microsoft Azure. IaaS VM Guest Clustering in Microsoft Azure A guest cluster in Microsoft Azure is a Failover Cluster comprised of IaaS VMs. This allows hosted VM workloads to failover across the guest cluster. This provides a […]

Microsoft: IoT Starter Kits for Azure – A load of stuff about Azure IaaS and Azure IoT

Microsoft has worked with a number of vendors to build a series of starter kits to help you get your internet “thing” up and connected to Azure with minimal effort. These are in essence kits which contain a hardware board of some description, a breadboard, a number of connectors and sensors. The board that is […]

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Managed Disks and larger Scale Sets

I love it that so many of you enjoy both our Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) services. In fact, over 55% of our IaaS customers also benefit from PaaS services. With this deep experience in both PaaS and IaaS, we can take insights from our PaaS services, like the agile benefit of automated management and […]

Gartner Says Public Cloud Services in the Middle East and North Africa Region Forecast to Reach $1.2 Billion in 2017

The public cloud services market in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is projected to grow 22.2 percent in 2017 to total $1.2billion, up from $956 million in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. The highest growth for the cloud services market in MENA comes from platform as a service (PaaS) at 28.8 percent growth […]

The Quest for Operations Intelligence

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We have very high expectations from any Cloud Native or mode 2 applications deployed on Red Hat hybrid cloud solutions. When running Red Hat technologies in production, we want our new workloads to be running on top of certified products. They should be architected and deployed with help from certified professionals, proactively maintained with the […]

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