Category Archives: Cloud Computing

The Misadventures of Cloud Computing: When Security Matters

Tweet Fathers and sons. Start-ups and enterprises. Will they ever understand each other? As it is in life, when companies grow and mature they become responsible for more sensitive information, operate under higher stakes and restrictions and require more complex … Continue reading

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The Misadventures of Cloud Computing: When Reliability Matters

Tweet When Reliability Matters While no cloud service provider can claim 100 percent uptime – not all cloud services are created equal when it comes to performance and reliability. The issue of reliability becomes exponentially more important for large enterprises … Continue reading

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The Misadventures of Cloud Computing: When Performance Matters

Tweet When Performance Matters We know as well as anyone that the cloud solutions market is crowded, and getting more so every day. Nowadays everyone seems to be a cloud provider; everyone has a solution they want to sell you, … Continue reading

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The Misadventures of Cloud Computing

Tweet We’re excited to debut the first illustration in a five-part cartoon series by Tom Fishburne, “The Marketoonist.” With some techie humor and a touch of irreverence, our “Misadventures of Cloud Computing” series sheds light on the day-to-day challenges facing … Continue reading

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Forecast: Cloudy With a Chance of Encryption

Tweet By Tom Evgey, Sr. Security Analyst, Virtustream The RSA conference in San Francisco, CA, is certainly one, if not the largest network security conferences in the world. Rows upon rows of vendors attend showcasing the latest and hottest tools and … Continue reading

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It’s a Hybrid World

Tweet By Stacy Hayes, VP Strategic Alliances & Channels, Virtustream Cloud adoption at the enterprise level continues to increase as core functionality continues to improve.  Paramount on the list of “must haves” is the ability to seamlessly, easily and securely move … Continue reading

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The Cloud Market will Go Forth and Multiply, Though Not at the Expense of Quality

Tweet By Simon Aspinall, Chief Vertical Markets, Strategy, Marketing, Virtustream 2014 will see the cloud market step out of adolescence and become enterprise ready. As enterprise organisations realise the significant impact that embracing the cloud can bring in terms of … Continue reading

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We Love the Boom

Tweet Author: Rodney Rogers (Chairman/CEO, Virtustream;@rjrogers87) “Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.” ~ John Wooden Much has been made about overcoming and learning from adversity when starting-up and building … Continue reading

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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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Virtustream Delivers the Highest IaaS Value (Price/Performance) in the Industry

Tweet Authors: Kevin Reid (CEO/CTO), Matt Theurer (SVP/Co-Founder, VCDX#17) and Sean Jennings (SVP/Co-Founder, VCDX#16) This has the potential to be a long post. Apologies in advance. We wanted to make sure we provided enough detail. Summary: Virtustream IaaS Cloud delivers 10% greater … 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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