No doubt about it: The Internet of Things (IoT) will impact your strategy for a secure data center. Even if your organization isn’t collecting consumer-facing IoT data, there’s a significant chance IoT devices will be connecting to your enterprise data center. Security card readers, forklifts, environment sensors and handheld inventory devices are just a few examples of the gadgets and machines that are -- or will be -- sending information back to the data center. Let’s take a look at some of the security concerns IoT brings with it.Read More
DevOps will save the enterprise! Or maybe not. What is DevOps anyway? Is it developers running the infrastructure with code? Is it operations becoming developers? DevOps has become a thing (again) and I tackle some high-level questions around the what in the how of DevOps. Check out my post over on TechRepublic
Post OpenStack Summit, I asked questions of HP Helion's product and development teams. I walked away with the impression that OpenStack has some areas it needs to grow before it can become the platform that grows the private cloud.
Whether you believe the hypervisor is a commodity isn't relevant. What's factual is that VMware vSphere has reached market saturation. VMware has had great success and has penetrated most of the Fortune 500's. vSphere is such a huge chunk of the data center budget that I consistently hear questions about how organizations can save money on vSphere licenses. I tackle the overall question over on TechRepublic.com