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Is Multi-Hypervisor Cost a Myth?

There are lots of exciting things happening in the technology industry. While multi-hypervisor strategies are not pervasive today, I see more and more production environments which are looking to leverage more than one hypervisor. This raises the question of “is running more than one hypervisor too costly?” If you are a hypervisor vendor, your obvious answer to this is yes, …

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Putting the Fun in Sales Funnel: the power of a technology agnostic approach

We see it happening every every day in the world of technology marketing. It’s the moment that a conversation about a particular product or process moves from conversational to adversarial. As a blogger, customer, and architect, I have multiple ways that I have to look at technology depending on how I’m going to consume and share information. I haven’t done …

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Do you even private cloud, bro?

An article has gotten some heat this week titled “IT’s Losing Battle Against Cloud Adoption” (http://readwrite.com/2014/01/31/it-losing-battle-cloud-adoption-enterprise#awesm=~ouZIMj5VXqNMOF) which is spurring lots of conversation regarding the accuracy of the source numbers. While we can’t confirm specific numbers of implementations, it takes only a few Tweet questions and a you will quickly find that there are over 100 implementations of VMware vCloud out …

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Open Source – Free Market Capitalism of Technology

Before I get started, I want to say that I am a huge supporter of open source technology, open standards and I firmly believe that using open source to innovate is one of the most advantageous ways to advance a software or infrastructure product. As I bring more and more people into great open source technology projects such as Puppet …