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Understanding the Costs of Public and Private Cloud

There have been a lot of articles over the last few years around public cloud versus private cloud. These have spoken to both sides of the argument that one may be better than another, but we often get lost in the classic case of “everyone I talk to” which presents a rather unscientific sample set to derive real data from. …

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Platform9 – Public Cloud Features for Private Cloud Deployments

UPDATE: Platform9 URL updated to http://www.platform9.com and you can also follow them on Twitter @Platform9Sys Something new just arrived on the scene this morning. You may have already seen Platform 9 in the past over at their website: I recently sat down for a presentation and interview with two of the Platform9 co-founders, Sirish Raghuram and Madhura Maskasky. We discussed the …

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DiscoPosse VMworld 2014 Sessions – Voting is open!

It’s that time of year again! Voting has just opened up for the VMworld 2014 sessions. This is a first for me as I’ve thrown my hat into the game with two exciting session submissions. There is a great field of entries available to choose from, and I hope that you will find my sessions to be ones that make …

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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 …