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Gyrocom Blog

Steve Curle

Want to know the secret to successful DDI?

by Steve Curle

on Sep 18, 2014 2:29:00 PM

With the birth of the virtualised environment, we are no longer restricted by the number of physical servers in our racks, so the number of servers can grow significantly and at a greater rate than before. In a virtualised environment, machines are deployed, moved or powered down frequently.  In such a dynamic environment, keeping on top of the IP addresses, DNS records and Virtual machine IDs is very important. If manual intervention is required for all of these tasks, this will undoubtedly slow down the process, cutting into the benefits of a virtualised environment.

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Topics: DHCP, DDI, IP Adress Management, DNS

Steve McGarry

SDS and the impact on the future data center

by Steve McGarry

on Sep 9, 2014 8:57:00 AM

In the technology driven world we live in, there is always a ‘new’ emerging technology that is the hot topic usually with a catchy acronym to back it up; one such topic is SDS – Software Defined Storage … What is it, and how does it fit in to the current IT landscape ?

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Topics: SDS, Software defined storage, commodity hardware

Dominic Crawford

Securing the Next Generation of IT Infrastructure Part 1: Securing the Controller

by Dominic Crawford

on Sep 3, 2014 10:36:00 AM

Software Defined Networks seems to be the big buzzword of the moment, well it certainly is in our office.

SDN brings core functions such as centralised control and automation to your virtualised networks, allowing new environments and networks to be spun up in a matter of minutes.

However with new technologies, there are always new security concerns.

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Topics: software defined networks, SDN, security