November 22, 2013 FlexPod Systems From Cisco and NetApp Upend Conventional Wisdom sponsored by NetApp
The analyst firm IDC recently published research results for worldwide integrated infrastructure and platforms for the second calendar quarter of 2013. IDC segments the market into integrated infrastructure and integrated platforms.
November 13, 2013 Take Heed From the Nirvanix Failure: Diversify and Hedge Your Cloud Services sponsored by NetApp
Cloud pioneers have developed a number of innovative technical strategies to reduce risks and improve the availability of their cloud architectures.Netflix is known for its Chaos Monkey software for testing cloud services. Salesforce.com touts its “storage over flaky technologies” approach for building cloud services using commodity components. Amazon enables deployments across separate geographic regions and availability zones within its massive hyperscale cloud environment to support the design of fault-tolerant services.
October 21, 2013 How a Global Telecom Built a Flexible Cloud With NetApp Storage sponsored by NetApp
Orange Business Services, the business services arm of global telecommunications leader Orange, provides communications services to companies in France and to multinational companies around the world. We serve more than 2 million businesses, many of which were interested in moving some of their applications out of internal data centers and into the cloud. As the industry transition to cloud computing and IT as a Service began to move from concept to reality, we were faced with the task of reinventing our company as a cloud services provider.