Category IaaS

AWS re:Invent 2016 Second Keynote Recap: We Are All Transformers

If you are interested, please click here to read my AWS re:Invent Tuesday Night Live with James Hamilton recap and here to read my AWS re:Invent 2016 first keynote recap from Wednesday. After a whirlwind of product announcements from CEO Andy Jassy the previous day, it was time for Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon Web […]

AWS re:Invent 2016 First Keynote Recap: Andy Jassy Is Your Shazam

If you are interested, please click here to read my AWS re:Invent Tuesday Night Live with James Hamilton recap and here to read my AWS re:Invent 2016 second keynote recap from Thursday. I grew up watching a TV show called Shazam! which was based on a comic I also read by the same name. The […]

AWS re:Invent 2016 Tuesday Night Live Recap: “Don’t Try This At Home”

I was not able to attend AWS re:Invent 2016 but decided to blog about the general sessions since they are being live streamed. If you are interested, please click here to read my AWS re:Invent 2016 first keynote recap from Wednesday and here to read my AWS re:Invent 2016 second keynote recap from Thursday. This […]

How To Create The Best OpenStack Cloud For VMware vSphere

At Platform9, we recently announced General Availability for support of VMware vSphere, including 100% interoperability with existing vSphere infrastructure and management tools to make Platform9 the best cloud management solution for vSphere. I highlighted the benefits of this solution in an earlier blog post and indicated that we would be providing more technical details in the future. In […]

SolidFire Storage: Appearing At A Platform9 OpenStack Cloud In Your Datacenter

One of the primary benefits of an open platform such as OpenStack is its ability to be an integration engine for various cloud technologies. This gives users the flexibility to choose best of breed  compute, networks, and storage technologies to build out their private cloud while retaining the benefits of a common management framework for operators and […]

Why I Am Betting on Platform9 For OpenStack

Now that folks have heard/read about my recent change in employment, the question I want to answer is, “why did I decide to bet my career on Platform9?”  While making my decision, I primarily evaluated three areas that can be summarized by the acronym TOP. Technology – Does the technology address customer needs and does […]

What EMC Is Up To With OpenStack Cloud Solutions

Today, EMC is announcing the availability of a family of EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solutions, including engineered IaaS solutions based on VMware, Microsoft, and OpenStack technologies.  The official press release and “Redefine Hybrid Cloud” launch event rightly focuses on the Federation SDDC Edition of the EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solution family, given its immediately availability […]