It would be great if all our applications were cloud native to get the best cost, resilency, and architecture overall. But enterprises don’t move that quickly. The cloud should offer services that work for existing applications that organizations want to get out of the data center but aren’t going to refactor any time soon. The roundtable discusses the merits and why this isn’t happening right now.
As public cloud adoption has grown in the enterprise, we have seem multiple products emerge to help customers with their migration strategy. RiverMeadow seemed be be somewhere in between to me as a product that started out focused on migrations, but not necessarily for public cloud. With the additional features and services that the company has made however, it is clear that RiveMeadow not only has a product that is aimed squarely at cloud migrations, but that they are focused on ensuring the success of an entire migration project by including considerations such as design and testing where some products tend to fall short.
Building out your SD-WAN solution needs to include a look at how public cloud will impact your decisions. For large companies, like Koch Business Solutions, that choice is even more complicated. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how Koch is building a successful hybrid SD-WAN and public cloud deployment on Amazon AWS.
If databases are set to be the next big land grab for the public cloud, it’s unsurprising to see Amazon positioning themselves to dominate. Look no further than their recently announced MongoDB-compatible database-as-a-service offering Amazon DocumentDB.
With the new year rolling around, what better time to evaluate how to grow your career with new and relevant skills. Justin Paul already wrote a great piece about career planning and the rate of technological change. With that piece in mind, this article on in-demand skills seems like a perfect companion.
As organizations move to a SaaS model for end-user applications, how will your network respond to the increased complexity of needing support for those applications and their requirements? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how Viptela is leading the way with Cloud On-Ramp and how it can increase your user’s happiness with SaaS.
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino review the IT news of the week. This week, there’s a bunch of government related stories. The Treasury delays voting on the Qualcomm-Broadcom merger, regulating ICOs, on-premises Azure for government, and the Pentagon’s troubled cloud migration.
When you’re discussing technology, it’s easy to look at its merits based on an abstracted view. What I mean is, you can look at its features, costs, and architecture in isolation from the reality of your organization. When this process involves a lot of capital investment, it often requires further analysis that can put a […]
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the IT news of the week. This week they talk about how cloud CapEx has doubled since 2014, how bad the Cisco ASA flaw is, and a survey that shows CIOs like buzzwords.
After the recent patches to AWS for Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, SolarWinds documents some of the substantial impacts on the public cloud provider. While CPUs were hit hard, perhaps the most important impact was on overall latency.