Software is eating the world, and you need to feed the beast

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

You want your private cloud and you want it now. But are you ready?

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

Software is Eating the World, and DevOps Needs a New Infrastructure to Keep Up

Every Fortune 1000 company should expect to face Uber-like competition in the next decade. These digital disruptors are software companies; they are basing their business models on software platforms, and development of these software platforms is much more agile than in the past. To compete effectively, every company must essentially become a software company, andRead More

Mind the Gap Between Kubernetes and the Rest of the Hybrid Data Center

In my previous post, I established the necessity for a hybrid cloud management solution that enables policy-driven application placement on premises and in the public cloud. The Kubernetes container scheduling and orchestration platform fulfills this requirement. The Kubernetes website advertises the ultimate dream: planet scale without increasing the ops team. (source: www.kubernetes.io) However, enterprises canRead More

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