Archive for Eric Pulier

Cisco InterCloud and CSC/ServiceMesh Agility Platform: Collaboration great news for enterprise customers

Today, Cisco announced a new hybrid cloud solution called Cisco InterCloud and their collaboration with CSC/ServiceMesh. Our collaboration will allow Cisco to extend InterCloud’s capabilities with the CSC/ServiceMesh Agility Platform’s ability to deploy and manage complex enterprise applications and services to hybrid cloud environments with policy-driven control of governance, compliance and security. We’re very excited…
by  \  27 Jan, 2014 \  11:00pm EST
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Software Defined Data Center: What’s your real goal? Incremental optimization or true business agility

There is enormous change afoot in the enterprise IT vendor landscape. Consolidation, announcements, bold claims, counter-claims as well as backtracks, delays and pivots.  The big, traditional players  in the vendor community are doing everything they can to remain competitive and offer products and services that will keep them relevant. Meanwhile, the enterprise is changing faster…
by  \  16 Jul, 2013 \  5:46pm EST
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The Yin and Yang of Cloud Verbiage

Not a week goes by that I don’t see another example of two kinds of articles. The first goes something like this, ‘there is too much cloud hype. Enterprise isn’t moving as quickly to a cloud model as the hype would have you believe.’ The second sounds more like this, ‘prepare your enterprise today for…
by  \  1 Jul, 2013 \  1:01pm EST
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Private or Public Clouds: A Ridiculous Debate

Public or Private? Private or Public? Let me officially call it: The debate over public or private cloud is over. Every (yes, EVERY) enterprise will have more than one type of internal cloud and at least one external cloud in use.  Let me say it again: EVERY one. There are no enterprises left that are…
by  \  3 Jun, 2013 \  2:49pm EST
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Be Careful What You Ask For

In the 70’s, Toyota unveiled a great ad campaign that began with the phrase, “You asked for it, you got it.” Little did I know that nearly 40 years later the slogan would be truer than ever when applied to the cloud. For the dangers of building applications on clouds without true decoupling of the…
by  \  24 May, 2013 \  2:29pm EST
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Cloud Computing may be Heating Up, but ServiceMesh is on Fire

Cloud computing is undeniably hot right now. Gartner’s latest report on public cloud computing adoption, Forecast Overview: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2011-2016, 4Q12 Update (2/8/13) finds that global spending on public cloud services is expected to achieve a CAGR of 17.7% from 2011 through 2016 and is expected to grow from $76.9B in 2010 to…
by  \  9 May, 2013 \  4:06pm EST
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ServiceMesh Integrates EMC ViPR Software-Defined Storage Into On-Demand, Cloud-Based IT Services

Hearty congratulations to EMC on the announcement of their newest offering, ViPR.  It’s truly exciting to hear the buzz here in Vegas about it and to answer questions on the show floor as to how ServiceMesh Agility Platform integrates and supports the new Software-Defined Storage offering.  For more on that, read here.  While the reception…
by  \  8 May, 2013 \  8:15am EST
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Hope is not a Strategy: Achieving the Economics of a Cloud Operating Model

IT Transformation is becoming a top priority for most enterprise organizations. The goals are driven at the executive level, and tied directly back to shareholder value. In the past, such bold initiatives would suffer an inevitable and often deliberate death--succumbing to corporate anti-bodies, bureaucratic roadblocks and shortsighted execution. Today enterprise CEO's recognize that the processes…
by  \  9 Jan, 2013 \  6:08pm EST
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Amazon’s Elastic Beanstalk blazes the PaaS trail, but is the Beanstalk magical?

We heard some exciting news from Amazon on Wednesday: the introduction of their “Elastic Beanstalk” product for EC2. The Elastic Beanstalk is Amazon’s step into the PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) market, having previously focused more in the IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) sector. The announcement also validates the ServiceMesh “Agile IT operating model” message and reflects an accelerating shift to…
by  \  24 Jan, 2011 \  1:00pm EST
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