Hybrid cloud

Nutanix Demonstrates That It’s More Than Just HCI On Investor Day

Rarely does a senior executive of a dominant company step aside to lead his biggest competitor. Yet that’s precisely what Rajiv Ramaswami, then VMware’s chief operating officer of products and cloud services, did late last year when he accepted the chief executive role at Nutanix. I was fortunate to talk with Rajiv at Nutanix’s investor …

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Microsoft Build And Power Platform – Navigating Change, And The Role Power Technology Can Play

From May 25th to 27th, Microsoft will welcome developers worldwide to hear about innovations, learn new skills and connect as a community. In a recent blog, Amanda Silver (VP of Product, Developer Division at Microsoft) reflected on how developers have been using technology as a force for good in the face of daunting constraints brought …

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IBM Think 2021- All In On Hybrid Cloud And AI

IBM is in the middle of a company transformation. With CEO Arvind Krishna and President Jim Whitehurst at the helm for a year, the company is going all-in on the cloud with its Red Hat and other investments and getting in a better posture for growth and focus with its recent Kyndryl spin-out. At the …

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Cloudera’s Data Platform Private And Public Cloud Both GA And It’s Time To Migrate

Five years ago, the industry was debating the notion of a hybrid cloud and many boards and investors only saw the value in the public cloud. In 2018, AWS announced Outposts and the debate stopped. With 94% of IT spend and 80% of the data on-prem, the world is very much hybrid. The only thing …

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How A Consumption-Based IBM Z Could Be A Mainstay Of Your Hybrid Cloud

Workload patterns are constantly changing in the age of hybrid and multi-cloud. To survive, every vendor on the planet must listen to customer needs and respond. One thing that clients and the industry all agree on is the future is very much hybrid cloud spanning on-prem to the public cloud. That is the new normal. …

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HP Launches New Cloud Printing System Called ‘HP+’

The pandemic has rewritten the rules to the game, in some form, for most industries, but it hit the tech industry in a particularly interesting way. Companies had to pivot virtually overnight to keep the lights on for the most significant influx of remote workers and students the world has ever seen. One of the …

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The Decoder Ring For VMware’s Multi-Cloud Offerings And Offers ‘As A Service’

I have written on many occasions that hybrid cloud, the combination of private (either on-premises or hosted in a colocation facility) and public cloud infrastructure, is here to stay.  VMware wants to be the vendor that supplies you with the software that enables developers to build and deploy applications to any cloud and I believe will be one of the …

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The “Edge-To- Cloud” Race Heats Up With IBM Cloud Satellite

Five years ago, the industry was debating whether the hybrid cloud was real or not. I was an early hybrid cloud supporter the past decade, but I rode the wrong platform horse, OpenStack. For mass deployment across different verticals and sophistication levels, OpenStack was not robust enough, and required a lot of work to stand …

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IBM Smoothing The Road To Hybrid Cloud With Expanded Red Hat Capabilities On IBM Power Systems

Today, IBM announced a new array of products and services to help enterprises manage the hybrid cloud, modernize existing applications and build new cloud-native applications.  This article will highlight what I think are the most exciting elements of this announcement enterprises can use whether the company is already on the hybrid journey with IBM or …

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The Unsung Application Heroes Of AWS Come Through During COVID-19 Crisis

Amazon’s AWS is the most popular enterprise cloud infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering in the world, boasting millions of cloud customers. While it’s known all over for its IaaS and PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) solutions, less of a spotlight is dedicated to its applications which it has been adding over the past few years.   Three of its popular apps, …

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Cybersecurity Issues? Amazon Detective Is On The Case

With millions of cloud customers, Amazon’s AWS is the most popular enterprise cloud infrastructure as a services company on the planet. With that much data on its hands, though, comes a great responsibility to ensure cybersecurity at all costs. To Amazon’s credit, it has not shied away from this responsibility. A big part of ensuring …

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Six Questions To Ask When Evaluating Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Hybrid cloud is hot right now. Nearly every IT organization claims to have a solution deployed, but very few actually do. Instead, they have a private cloud with some level of integration with multiple cloud instances. In the next few articles, we will attempt to spell out what makes a hybrid cloud environment hybrid, and …

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The Top Five AWS Re:Invent 2019 Announcements That Impact Your Enterprise Today

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Amazon.com AWS’s re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Re:Invent is AWS’s once a year mega-event where it announces new services and holds 2,500 educational sessions for builders, CIOs, channel and ecosystem partners, customers, and of course, industry analysts like me. It’s a large event at 65,000 attendees but …

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Microsoft Goes All-In On Hybrid Cloud And Edge At Ignite 2019

I jumped straight from Samsung’s SDC event in San Francisco and analyst life on the road continued in Orlando, where I attended Microsoft’s annual Ignite customer conference for all things enterprise IT. The event is an industry can’t-miss, and I make a point of attending every year to find out what Microsoft has cooking for big and …

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Microsoft Inspire 2017: Already Making Partner Progress With Cloud-Native Products And Services

This week Microsoft held its premier annual partner event, called Inspire, in Washington D.C. Inspire is an opportunity for the company to demonstrate its current business trajectory, make its case to partners to grow business with them and is frequently the launch place for new Microsoft products and services. Partners have more enterprise vendor choices …

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HPE Discover 2017 Analyst Coverage

Moor Insights & Strategy analyst have been busy diving deep into a few areas of HPE’s strategies and new offerings, including hybrid IT, security, composable infrastructure, and IoT. You can find these below. 1/ Forbes: HPE Raises The Infrastructure Security Bar With New Gen 10 Platform (June 5, 2017) The advent of IoT, hybrid IT, and …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Hybrid IT Helps Businesses Navigate Through Digital Transformation

In this era of digital disruption, businesses must be more agile to capture opportunities. Many viewed cloud computing technology as the way to do this, promising to address agility, scalability, and cost. But in moving to the cloud, many found that its security, compliance, and performance did not fully meet their needs. Additionally, previous common …

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RESEARCH PAPER: HPE Synergy Helps Simplify Hybrid IT

IT is undergoing a significant transformation as businesses look to streamline costs and roll out a new class of cloud-based applications driven by a changing digital economy accelerated by mobility, IoT, and AI. The IT infrastructure as we know it today is not well equipped to improve on the cost structure for traditional workloads nor …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Lenovo’s Scalable Solutions For SAP Applications

Digital transformation is driving business to embrace new IT architectures as they try to take advantage of new data sources and drive better decision making. SAP is a leader in providing the software to help automate, run, and bring insight to enterprises. But how SAP applications are deployed can have a huge impact on how …

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