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Last week Citrix Synergy 2018 happened in Anaheim, California. This was the 21st Citrix Synergy by my calculation. I was at the first Citrix “Thinergy” in 1998 at the Swan Hotel in Orlando. The conference remains one of the most Windows desktop focused conferences in the industry. The ultimate feedback we received from our customers […]
Lee Caswell, VP of Products, Storage and Availability at VMware, hosted a panel discussion of VMware vSAN customers who have successfully deployed hyper-converged infrastructure in their environment for a variety of workloads. This video is from the fine folks at VMware VMworld.
WOW! This is big. There is a substantial amount of new functionality in Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3. We are happy to report some big news that has been kept rather secret for a while with this update since this was first demoed at VeeamON 2017. Update 3 brings agent management to Veeam […]
DataCore MaxParallel for Microsoft SQL Server – Speed up SQL with Parallel Processing – Podcast Episode 293
In episode 293, Douglas Brown interviews Augie Gonzalez, Director of Product Marketing at DataCore Software. Augie and Douglas discuss DataCore’s new MaxParallel for Microsoft SQL Server solution to speed up database transactions using parallel processing. Augie gives us a deep dive into the why, how, use cases and even a bit about the future of […]
Year-over-year revenue growth of 11% to $1.98 billion; Continued broad-based strength across product portfolio and geographies VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced financial results for fiscal 2018 third quarter: Revenue for the third quarter was $1.98 billion, an increase of 11% from the third quarter of 2016. License […]
In August this year, VMware and Amazon announced that VMware Cloud on AWS was available! (Atleast from Oregon) Which essentially means VMware based infrastructure running on AWS hardware. And this was the highest attending session on VMworld this year, so the interest is quite huge! And the path to cloud for many buisnesses need to […]
Application delivery over the years has changed dramatically. We moved from local execution to a central one and from that central one to a Cloud-based one. The last step however going from central to Cloud is still something we struggle with. For more than a decade we’ve been told that within the next five years […]
Have you heard about The Inside Track? I first heard about The Inside Track back in July 2017, when I received an email invitation to join a new LinkedIn group called “The Inside Track – End User Computing” from my friends and colleagues over at Liquidware Labs—or just Liquidware, as they like to be referred […]
The current security model is a failure. According to Gartner, Inc., worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent over 2016, but the cost of data breaches significantly exceeds that amount. By the year 2019, Forbes predicts the cost will rise to $2 trillion […]
Open Convergence and The Hottest Startup in Silicon Valley on SiliconAngle VMworld ’17 Last week Datrium announced (here) a partnership with Oracle and the support for Oracle RAC (Real Application Clusters). As part of the announcement, we stated that the main reasons for running RAC on Datrium are: Cloning, Snapshots, and Replication are fast and […]
At VMworld 2017 VMware’s CEO Pat Gelsinger outlined the VMware security model and why enterprises must be cyber secure. Gelsinger walked the audience through the five pillars of VMware’s strategy around maintaining good cyber hygiene. From the fine folks at VMware TV.
At VMworld US 2017 this year, VMware announced a new service in the security domain called VMware AppDefense. According to VMware’s website, AppDefense is “A data center endpoint security product that protects applications running in virtualized environments.” If you don’t already know what AppDefense is, that definition won’t make a lot of sense. So in […]