Q & A: Perspectives on AI in the data center, by Ajay Gulati

How can AI be used to automate and streamline data centers? AI can be used to predict and automate several challenging tasks in a datacenter, such as: Finding anomalies in the behavior of devices and monitoring stats. For example, AI can be used to indicate a security breach by figuring out the typical rate ofRead More

Containers and microservices and DevOps, oh my! Getting to Cloud-powered.

John Burke -- Principal Research Analyst with Nemetes Research John advises key enterprise and vendor clients, conducts and analyzes primary research, and writes thought-leadership pieces across a wide variety of topics. John leads research on private and public cloud; private cloud infrastructure; private and hybrid cloud management and security; network, server and storage virtualization; and software-definedRead More

Six Kubernetes Pain Points and How to Solve Them

Companies want to implement modern enterprise applications that can be used anytime, anywhere by always-connected users who demand instant access and continuously improved services. Developing and deploying such applications requires development teams to move fast and deploy software efficiently, while IT teams have to keep pace and also learn to operate at large scale. ContainersRead More

Private Cloud for the Digital Attacker: Busting the Triangle of Traditional Risk, Cost, and Quality

Torsten Volk -- Enterprise Management Associates With over 15 years of enterprise IT experience, including a two-and-a-half-year stint leading ASG Technologies' cloud business unit, Torsten returns to EMA to help end users and vendors leverage the opportunities presented by today's hybrid cloud and software-defined infrastructure environments in combination with advanced machine learning. It is theRead More

Mapping Out The Journey To The Self Driving Cloud

ZeroStack outlines the five stages of self- driving clouds and a roadmap to get there A few years ago, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) outlined the five stages of self-driving vehicles (http://insight.vineresources.com/the-5-stages-of-driverless-cars).  In actuality, there are six levels but the zero level is no automation, so we will ignore that. The idea behind theRead More

Digital Transformation Will Require Intelligent Cloud Platforms

Digital transformation will be the mantra for IT initiatives in 2018, and the underlying technology will be agile software development. IT organizations are at a crossroads: they can either work to become more agile and innovative, or business unit managers will decide to expand their use of public cloud providers, and hence reduce the roleRead More