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Microsoft: IaaS isn’t your only path to outsized gains

Sure, moving your applications to the cloud and adopting more agile DevOps methods will save you money and make your complex application deployments more efficient but if you want the really big gains, focus the majority of your developers back on coding. According to Forrester Consulting, the gains from doing so are massive. Yes, re-hosting […]

When does open source PaaS make sense?

As I previously mentioned we are seeing more adoption of PaaS initiatives across our customer base. In the market today there are two broad approaches, DIY (Do it yourself) or packaged PaaS. The other evening, I had the pleasure of attending a great session by Chip Childers, VP of Technology at the Cloud Foundry Foundation. […]

VMware: KNPC Selects VMware Network Virtualization and Cloud Management Platforms as Foundations for Cloud Transformation

IT Automation and Security Enable Faster Service Delivery to Accelerate Decision Making and Innovation, Making IT a Strategic Business Partner VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announcedKuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) will deploy VMware NSX® network virtualization and VMware vRealize® Suite to deliver IT as a Service […]

PaaS vs. DIY, What Problem Are You Solving?

I’ve been in enterprise software for close to twenty years now and the point product vs. “one throat to choke” argument comes up over and over in every part of the ecosystem. The latest addition to this debate is Platform as a Service (PaaS) and specifically using a packaged PaaS or building your own with […]

Virtualization Isn’t the Cloud, but It Sure Runs the Cloud (and VMware Monitoring Tools Help)

Unless you’re a hard core techie, you probably think that the cloud is virtualization and virtualization is cloud. ‘The cloud’ has come to be used as somewhat of a catchall term — a term used to refer to a wide range of products and services, including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and all of the related ‘aaS’s’ […]

Citrix: Azure Resource Manager Now Available in XenApp & XenDesktop Service

At Citrix Synergy 2016, our own Bill Burley and Microsoft’s Brad Anderson described how Citrix plans to securely embrace the Microsoft enterprise, cloud and mobility platforms, extending and deepening our long-time partnership. As part of delivering on that strategy, support for Microsoft Azure Resource Manager (ARM) is now available in the XenApp and XenDesktop service on Citrix Cloud. […]

Red Hat Unleashes the Power of Linux Containers with Industry’s Broadest Solution Set

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Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of the IT industry’s most comprehensive set of enterprise-grade Linux container solutions. Red Hat’s container portfolio spans nearly every application delivery need, from free development tools to a comprehensive container platform that integrates management, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Containers-as-a-Service […]

Is Windows Server 2016 the last version of Windows Server?

Having been on vacation the last week, I get a lot of time to think among all the kids and theme parks we visit… It truly makes we belive that we guys are capable of multi tasking… Well enough of that. back to the point! Thinking back about the development that has been done on […]

Cisco Buys CloudLock – Expands Cloud Security Portfolio

I’m excited to share that today Cisco announced its intent to acquire CloudLock Inc., a leading cloud security solution that gives companies visibility and policy control over content shared in cloud applications. CloudLock specializes in Cloud Access Security Broker, or CASB, technology and helps organizations move faster to the cloud. CloudLock delivers cloud security to […]

Hosting For Freelance Developers: PaaS, VPS, Cloud, And More

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At a glance, the hosting industry may not appear exciting, but it’s grunts in data centres the world over that keep our industry going. They are, quite literally, the backbone of the Internet, and as such they make everything possible: from e-commerce sites, to smart mobile apps for our latest toys. The heavy lifting is […]