Introduction Computing has undergone a revolution as technologies like self service cloud and quickly scaled hyperconverged data centers speed time to deployment of new applications and reduce friction between IT and the business it enables. As infrastructure has become simpler to provision thanks to these technologies, enterprise IT has been transformed as well. Formerly seen […]
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I’ve been following Pure Storage since the very beginning. I always saw the company as a contender for mainstream enterprise storage rather than their professed focus on all-flash arrays. With the introduction of Cloud Block Storage, the company is finally showing their cards: It’s the storage solution that matters, not the flash.
Changing your mind is easy. Changing your mindset is much harder. Tom Hollingsworth talks to Nick Furman of VMware about how he has seen the Virtual Cloud Network Road Show changing the way that people think about their IT organization.
Data is the new currency. By now we’ve all heard that phrase or some variant of it. In an era of transformation, the differentiation in an organization comes not from the product it produces but how they leverage data to enrich the experiences of their customers.
Security in networking is a huge undertaking. You have to know what you need to know before you ever start implementation. Orhan Ergun takes a look at some of the important pieces of security in networking, specifically in SD-WAN, to help you figure out where to start before you get started.
Pure Storage recently announced a new offering running as software on AWS known as Pure Storage Cloud Data Services. So what does a cloud offering from Pure Storage get you other than an Orange Colored Sky? A lot of value to the enterprise, as it turns out.
This is post 13 of 14 in the series “Pure Storage 2018 Tech Talks” Pure Storage has recently made an interesting announcement about a new set of cloud products and services designed to help its customers to manage hybrid-cloud infrastructures. On one hand, there is Cloud Block Store based on Purity OS, the OS that […]
Security has a huge impact on your WAN strategy. This becomes even more apparent when you move to an SD-WAN architecture. Jed Casey takes a look at some of the things you need to consider when looking at SD-WAN security.
SD-WAN is a simple solution for a complex problem. But are network engineers contributing to the complexity? Ethan Banks takes a look at the issue of complexity in SD-WAN and how we can eliminate some of it by making smart decisions.
Inspired by Deepak Bansal’s presentation at Future:NET 2018, Roger Lund looks at Unified Software-Defined Networking for Microservices. He considers if this is something that can be achieved, or just a pleasant fantasy.