Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

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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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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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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The Enterprise: I’m Not Sexy and I Know it

Tweet Rodney Rogers, chairman and CEO of Virtustream shares his thoughts in TechCrunch on the state of cloud computing within the large enterprise. The post discusses cloud solutions and their adoption (or not) in the voice of a large enterprise. … Continue reading

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