Posts Tagged ‘cloud governance’

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 EDT
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Five Critical Ways to Improve Security Posture Across Clouds

Survey after survey continues to find that security is chief among the challenges with cloud computing. In fact, fewer than half of security and compliance officers feel that they have the technology they need to secure their cloud deployments! Cloud management platforms can play a pivotal role in cloud security by centralizing the orchestration, governance…
by  \  10 Jun, 2013 \  3:14pm EDT
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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 EDT
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Transforming IT: From the Care and Feeding of Machines to Driving Business Innovation, Part II

In my last post, I wrote about trends in IT Management, SDDC, DCIM and the business itself that are creating a new approach to IT operating models and the building process itself.  (You can read that article here.) As infrastructure becomes increasingly consolidated, standardized and virtualized, converged devices such as Vblock, FlexPod, VSPEX, vStartNutanix,Calxeda and the Open Compute Project consolidate incumbent Server, Storage…
by  \  21 May, 2013 \  1:07pm EDT
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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 EDT
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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 EDT
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Don’t rob your company of Agility

What high performing organizations know about cloud-based DevOps  Are you inadvertently robbing your organization of agility? If I were to make the following statement to people from across a variety of corporate business units, I really think there would be negligible debate. “Accelerating the speed at which the business delivers new applications and services is…
by  \  1 May, 2013 \  3:04pm EDT
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News from the CTO

First, I’d like to say that I am extremely excited to be on board at ServiceMesh. A few people have asked why I made the move from a strategic post at EMC Ventures, so I thought I would share some of the background/thinking that led me to join the company. While at EMC, I had…
by  \  6 Feb, 2013 \  3:15pm EDT
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Self-Service and Governance: The Yin Yang of Cloud Computing

In eastern philosophy, "yin yang" is the concept that polar opposite forces are really interconnected and interdependent. These forces exist in relation to each other and cannot exist in isolation. There are many examples from the natural world, including darkness and light, male and female, and cold and hot. These forces are opposites but not…
by  \  4 Apr, 2012 \  2:59pm EDT
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Comments on Gartner’s Five Cloud Computing Trends

Today, Gartner issued a press release outlining "Five Cloud Computing Trends That Will Affect Cloud Strategy Through 2015." Sometimes analyst firms seem to watch the world through a rear-view mirror, but this time Gartner stepped up to the plate and delivered some aggressive, forward-looking advice that every organization needs to listen to and take action…
by  \  2 Apr, 2012 \  4:25pm EDT
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