The Stage is Set
Monday, February 08, 2016
These are exciting times for Virtustream. We’ve hit the ground running, and I’m thrilled about the new year and what’s in store.
First, it’s an honor to be leading an EMC Federation company alongside some of the most talented professionals in the industry. Our new...
AC/DC is Not Only an Australian Rock Band from the 1970s
Friday, March 18, 2016
As we enter 2016, I thought I would address a few articles on the ‘Data Centers of the Future’ or simply ‘Smart Data Centers’. One area of innovation over the past few years are called Smart PDU’s (Power Distribution Units). In the years past, a PDU...
The Cloud Market will Go Forth and Multiply, Though Not at the Expense of Quality
Thursday, January 23, 2014
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 productivity...
The Shift Away From Managing Security by Compliance to Managing Security by Risk
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Every day, enterprises are faced with new and constantly evolving threat vectors. The bad actors have to get it right only once, while enterprises have to defend themselves continuously and get it right every time!
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) has emerged as an important...
The Misadventures of Cloud Computing: When Reliability Matters
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
When Reliability Matters
We love funny cat pictures just as much as the next person- and our family vacation albums are among our most valued possessions- but those are personal priorities. We generally think about business priorities in a different light, with minimal...
A Quick Overview of Virtustream’s Technology. Go!
Sunday, May 24, 2015
I was recently at a Fortune 500 cloud IaaS prospect and a senior technology executive there gave me “one opportunity” to describe what Virtustream did technologically and why she should care. Her two stipulations were that I had to make my case in 5 minutes or less, and...
SAP and Security in the Cloud
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The increased agility that comes with moving to the cloud solves many current technology challenges, but the journey to cloud computing can also accelerate the erosion of perimeter enforcement and trust boundaries. Many companies have been reluctant to deploy mission-critical...
Key Considerations in Architecting SAP HANA for the Cloud
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Moving any mission critical workload to the cloud can be daunting, but deploying HANA in the cloud requires a special understanding of the options. There is still some confusion and misconceptions around what it takes to implement and run HANA in a multi-tenant...
Six Questions to Ask Your Cloud Service Provider Before Moving SAP to the Cloud
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Cloud Five Years Later: “Inflated Expectations” to Enterprise Adoption
Monday, October 24, 2016
It’s hard to imagine a world without cloud.
Here we are in 2016 and nearly every consumer has heard of, come into contact with or purchased cloud services in one form or another. Many of us are now dependent on cloud benefits as many of the most common life experiences such...