Category Archives: Trusted Cloud

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

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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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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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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Hybrid Cloud Unlocks the 3rd Option for IT

Tweet Almost every aspect of both our personal and professional lives have evolved to the point where a variety of choice is the expected norm. We buy things how we want; we work where it makes the most sense; we … 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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Virtustream DNA – Designing Cloud with Security “Built-In”

Tweet Having been in the IT industry for 20+ years now, I’ve learned a few simple lessons with regard to security: Never try and fake your knowledge of security. And don’t always believe the lists of “security experts”. Bolting on … 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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