• Order Up for Hybrid Cloud

    Published: December 17, 2012
    Author: Rodney Brown of Cloud Ecosystem

    This article examines cloud evolution and features expert insight from Ken Copas, Cloud Practice Lead at GlassHouse, around the insufficiency of the term “cloud”. Copas explores the idea that the term "cloud" itself is all but meaningless at this point, because the level of complexity of choices has grown so much. "Walking up and saying 'I would like some cloud,' " he says, "is like walking into a restaurant and saying 'I would like some food.' " Read more now.

  • Big Data has Personal Potential, Says Genomics Company Founder

    Published: December 14, 2012
    Author: Doug Bonderud for Midsize Insider

    This article examines big data trends and features insight from GlassHouse on the issues surrounding the increasing personalization of data collection.

  • How to Recruit the Best Executive Sponsor for an IT Project

    Published: December 3, 2012
    Author: Minda Zetlin of ComputerWorld

    This article discusses the critical role that executives outside of IT (those who deal with business concerns), play in enabling an IT project to be successful. Read more to learn who makes the ideal executive sponsor for a given project.

  • Cloud Washing Is Hated, Should Be Ignored

    Published: November 8, 2012
    Author: Rodney Brown of Cloud Ecosystem

    Read this article to learn more about the trend of cloud washing as a negative marketing approach that confuses companies about the benefits of cloud computing.

  • Understanding the Cloud

    Published: November 5, 2012
    Author: Arthur Cole of IT Business Edge

    This article makes the case that the cloud must be fully understood, and can be configured and reconfigured to meet specific business objectives. Read this article to learn more about public, private and hybrid clouds, as well as service models (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS), and multiple deployment possibilities (enterprise clouds, commodity clouds, etc).

  • The Real Deal: Why ‘Cloud’ Is No Longer Sufficient

    Published: November 1, 2012
    Author: Ken Copas for WIRED

    IT cloud computing models of different types serve different purposes, and they all have their proper place in the enterprise. Today, using the term “cloud” is no longer sufficient. In order to really understand how to effectively leverage the cloud, we need to look beyond the hype. Read more now.

  • Second Key to Brokering IT Services Internally: Figure Out What it Costs

    Published: October 24, 2012
    Author: Dick Benton, with Data Center Knowledge

    The success of your internal cloud deployment is dependent on your ability to understand the cost of the resource units you deploy and your ability to monitor and report their usage by consumers over time. Read this article (part 2 of 7) to learn more about developing a cost model.

  • Storage optimization appliances fix virtualization pain points

    Published: October 17, 2012
    Author: John Moore of SearchITChannel

    This article discusses how storage problems are increasingly introducing opportunities for storage optimization solutions within virtualized databases and for VDI deployments, that can ultimately boost IOPS. Read more now.

  • GlassHouse and Atlantis Computing Publish Stateless Reference Architecture With Citrix XenDesktop to Simplify and Increase Performance of Desktop Virtualization

    Published: October 16, 2012
    Author: Market Watch

    Read this article to learn more about the joint reference architecture between Citrix XenDesktop, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI storage optimization software. The solution simplifies Citrix XenDesktop deployments, improves the user experience and cuts the CAPEX cost per desktop using only local server RAM as primary storage for virtual desktops.

  • Desktop Virtualization No Cost Saver?

    Published: October 4, 2012
    Author: Paul McDougall, of Networking Computing

    VDI doesn't always translate to ROI - read this article to learn more.

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