Category Archives: Business-Critical Applications

The Math

Tweet Author: Rodney Rogers (Chairman/CEO, Virtustream; @rjrogers87) “The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.  Persecution is used in theology, not in arithmetic.” ~Bertrand Russell It has been proven that … Continue reading

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Understanding Virtustream uVM – Enabling Cloud Value

Tweet Authors: Kevin Reid (CEO/CTO), Matt Theurer (SVP/Co-Founder, VCDX#17) and Sean Jennings (SVP/Co-Founder, VCDX#16) With the recent release of the Cloud Spectator “IaaS Performance and Value Analysis” report, several people have asked for more detail about how Virtustream uVM technology, which is part of Virtustream … Continue reading

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2013 Future of Cloud Computing Survey Tells It Like It Is: Cloud Drivers, Inhibitors and Opportunities

Tweet Contributed Article By Michael Skok, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners At this year’s GigaOM Structure Conference in San Francisco last month, North Bridge Venture Partners, GigaOM Research, Virtustream and close to 60 additional collaborators unveiled the results of the … Continue reading

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Encryption and Key Vaulting Give Virtustream Customers Enterprise-class Cloud

Tweet To make xStream into a leading enterprise-class cloud orchestration system, Virtustream brought in SafeNet data protection solutions give enterprise customers security and control of their data. While Virtustream has been using SafeNet’s authentication solutions for almost two years, they’re … Continue reading

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Enabling Secure, Mission Critical Applications at CiscoLive 2013

Tweet This week is CiscoLive 2013 in Orlando, the annual opportunity to hear Cisco’s vision and see what they announce in terms of new products and services. It’s also an excellent opportunity to interact with Cisco partners and customers. Virtustream … Continue reading

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Migrating Apps to the Cloud Requires ‘BizOps’

Tweet This past week, at the Structure 2013 conference, I had the opportunity to be part of a panel with Ben Kepes (@benkepes) and Rodney Rogers (@rjrogers87) entitled “Mission Possible: Moving Business-Critical Apps to the Cloud”. The focus of the discussion was … Continue reading

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Enabling Enterprise Workloads in the Cloud

Tweet At VMware Partner Exchange 2013, Sean Jennings (SVP Solutions Architecture, @vcdx17), presented several sessions focused on how to successfully enable companies to drive greater efficiency our of their business-critical enterprise workloads. He also talked about how Virtustream customers had … Continue reading

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Trusting Your Cloud Provider with Business-Critical Applications

Tweet This past week, there was a very good article in Forbes talking about the changing viewpoints of CIOs towards Cloud Computing services. At the core of the article was a shift in how CIOs are building trust with Cloud … Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Virtustream

Tweet 1. We accomplish what is Difficult – As Gartner pointed out in their IaaS Magic Quadrant, Virtustream is not just another Cloud Computing company focused on commodity services. We’re focused on helping customers operate their business applications in a way … Continue reading

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Is a New Journey Needed for Business-Critical Applications?

Tweet For the past 3-4 years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in the level of virtualization that has been adopted within Enterprise and Mid-Market data centers. Statistics show that we reached the tipping point for Virtual Machines vs. Physical Machines in … Continue reading

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Extending the Concept of “Application Tiering” to Cloud

Tweet [This post originally appeared here] While the discussion about Cloud Computing has evolved over the past few years, far too often it still devolves into a semi-religious debate about Private Cloud vs. Public Cloud. Traditional IT viewpoints say that security and … Continue reading

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Hey AWS – You Wanna Piece of Me?

Tweet Last weekend, Rodney’s latest blog post, entitled “AWS Needs To Figure Out Its Enterprise Plan”, was released on TechCrunch. Again written in the voice of the Enterprise, the post offers AWS six pro-tips on how to deal with challenges … Continue reading

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