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.Read More
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 ?Read More
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.Read More