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VMware VS Canonical - Which Openstack is for You? A Technical Comparison

by Steve McGarry

on Oct 5, 2015 10:20:00 AM

For anybody that has been following the Openstack project since its inception back in 2010, it has become evident that the community interest has gained significant momentum recently. This is down to a number of reasons such as the product maturity reaching a point where the original mission statements of the project are now a reality in providing an established, viable and effective solution. Also the number and variety of organisations contributing and backing the project, has improved the quality and depth of development and its evolution. A colleague and I attended the Openstack summit in Paris where it was clear Openstack in gaining more and more interest, with attendees listed as increasing by 75% over the last 3 summits with people from all over the world attending.

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Topics: automation, enterprise IT, VMWare, canonical, openstack

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Converged VS Hyper-converged Infrastructure - What is the Difference and Why Should You Care?

by Steve McGarry

on Jan 26, 2015 10:36:00 AM

Enterprises are increasingly looking to leverage IT to gain a competitive edge in their marketplace, so it came with no surprise that Gartner introduced a new Magic Quadrant to help aid vendor selection in what is now one of the most dynamic sectors of its kind: 'Integrated Systems'.

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Topics: storage, systems, converged infrastructure, Nutanix, Hyper-converged infrastructure

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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

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Is the Open Compute project set to change the landscape of the Data Centre?

by Steve McGarry

on Jan 16, 2014 10:00:00 AM

With businesses looking to increase efficiency and reduce costs, Open Source projects are becoming a focal point to achieve realistic business objectives.

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