In this post, we take a look at public cloud vendors like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud and Oracle cloud to understand where they stand in the market.
In the early days of cloud computing, I was hoping for a more federated model of cloud providers because of my strong belief that oligarchy of cloud providers is bad for customers. I was hoping that open source infrastructure software like OpenStack, CloudStack, etc will lower the barrier for service providers to compete with Amazon […]
When you talk about cloud computing with the enterprises and tell them how cloud requires a different approach to designing applications, I get the biggest pushback from them. Since most of the large enterprises are used to the idea that expensive and powerful hardware that seldom fails is the only way to build robustness into […]
Anuta Networks unveils a solution to more effectively manage cloud and SDN-enabled networks Anuta Networks, a Silicon Valley-based self-proclaimed "network services virtualization" startup, is entering the market with its inaugural offering, the Anuta nCloudX Platform. The solution essentially provides network service abstraction and orchestration for cloud service providers and large enterprises engaged in the implementation […]
CA Technologies’ AppLogic Suite enables Automated Service Delivery, #Cloud Style #devops I had an opportunity to sit down with CA Technologies and talk cloud with a focus on cloud management last month and discovered a robust portfolio of automation and orchestration solutions. CA has been a staple name in the enterprise for more than a […]
Porticor, which earlier this year unveiled its split-key encryption technology for securing cloud data has taken the next step in its quest to assure users of the security of data in the cloud. In addition to adding VMware private cloud to its portfolio of supported environments (previously it supported only Amazon environments) it announced that […]
If you follow Intel and the nuggets of information it releases regarding progress on its processors, you might be familiar with its DPDK (Data Plane Development Kit). The idea behind the DPDK is to enable bypass of software-based network stacks and allow access directly to the data plane, enabling a nearly zero-copy environment from network […]
Last week saw the inauguration of CloudConnect Chicago and it was great to see both established and newer speakers taking the stage. The event felt a lot like the inaugural event in Santa Clara; more intimate, more buy-side than sell-side, and of course a focus on cloud. Some general observations from the event: SDN is […]