No matter if your applications run on-prem or in the cloud; no matter if it’s a microservice or monolith; no matter if it runs physical, virtual or containerized – customer satisfaction is key for businesses. In this piece, Joep Piscaer looks at how tools like NETSCOUT’s vSTREAM can help gather the telemetry data needed to provide visibility into IT systems, and ultimately keep customers happy.
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How mature is SD-WAN? Is it ready for adoption by service providers on a wide scale? Orhan Ergun looks at the current state of the SD-WAN market and how it is beginning to replace MPLS.
In a world of networking built on standards, the hottest new technology isn’t anywhere close to being based on them. Should SD-WAN not be deployed until it has been through the standardization process? Ethan Banks has some great thoughts about why this isn’t as big of a deal as you might think.
Building a software defined WAN is easier than it has been in the past. However, there are still come challenges you need to be aware of. Thankfully, there’s help available. Jed Casey takes a look at how to leverage provider models to help you build out SD-WAN the way that’s best for you.
It’s no secret that open source is driving innovation in both enterprise IT through the products and services they consume and within the companies who provide those products and services.
The past few years, we’ve seen the rise of hybrid cloud as more organizations realize that they don’t need to make a decision to use either public or private cloud, but can make a decision about which to use based on specific application needs.
Pure has recently expanded its product line-up with a set of products aimed at helping its customers bridge the data management gap between on-premises and public cloud. In this post, Enrico Signoretti goes into detail on StorReduce. This sits in front of an AWS S3 compatible storage with the intent of deduplicating all data that comes in, seamlessly, like a sort of gateway. This gives organizations the benefits of public cloud object storage, without the strings that often come with it.
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 […]
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.