Aug 31

VMworld 2016: VMware lays out its strategy for cross-cloud supportVMware's Cross-Cloud Service highlights challenges with serverless computing. VMware is already working on ways to integrate NSX into serverless and SaaS-based services.


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Aug 31

VMblog speaks with Rick Vanover of Veeam at their booth during VMworld 2016. Rick gives a demo of a new feature that reduced the backup time from 36… Read more at VMblog.com.

Aug 31

VMblog visits the DataCore booth at VMworld 2016, catching up with its CEO to learn more about what they showed off at the event and also received an Read more at VMblog.com.

Aug 31

An anonymous reader writes:The birthplace of Hewlett Packard and Xerox Parc and founding place of Facebook is now considering whether to enforce a zoning regulation banning firms whose “primary business is research and development, including software coding,” according to the New York Times. As the Times wrote, “To repeat: The mayor is considering enforcing a ban on coding at ground zero of Silicon Valley.” Palo Alto Mayor Patrick Burt told the Times: Big tech companies are choking off the downtown. It’s not healthy. Palo Alto is a software capital. It has also become a company town, with Palantir Technologies renting 20 downtown buildings, as Marisa Kendall wrote. Other notable tech firms there include Tesla, SAP, Flipboard, VMWare and many others. It has become a center for automation and cars and is home to Ford’s research and development center.

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Aug 31

Today at VMworld , VMware’s event focused on enabling the digital enterprise, LogicMonitor announced that it has hundreds of customers monitoring… Read more at VMblog.com.

Aug 31

Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value.
In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.

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Aug 31

In a series of articles, I am going to share my thoughts on the state of IT infrastructure and how we’ve arrived with current architecture trends. The topic today is SAN.
Storage Area Networking (SAN) is a technology that solved a real problem that existed a couple decades ago. SANs have been a foundational piece of IT infrastructure architecture for a long time and have helped drive major innovations in storage. But how relevant are SANs today in the age of software-defined datacenters? Let’s talk about how we have arrived at modern storage architecture.

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Aug 31

VMblog stops by the StratoDesk booth during VMworld 2016 and gets a demo of their “NoTouch” VDI Endpoint solution. Stratodesk’s signature product is… Read more at VMblog.com.

Aug 31

VMblog stops by the Lakeside booth during VMworld 2016 and gets a demo of their new “Ask SysTrack” feature that allows users to ask plain language… Read more at VMblog.com.

Aug 31

A few years ago, those little iHome alarm clocks started to appear in hotel rooms. Cool gadgets that you could mount your mobile phone to battery charge or play the music on the device. We also had a few in our home. They worked perfectly for the iPhone4 since the connector was that 1 inch protruding plug. When I got the iPhone6, those clocks instantly became useless. Obsolete. At least the phone connector part lost its value.

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