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Who Will Win IaaS War: VMworld Video Interview It was great catching up with Brian at VMworld, even if it was in the Tea Garden. We go back a ways. This 6 minute video clip discusses who will win the cloud wars and how CloudVelox differentiates from a dozen or so early cloud migration and DR tools. Read the original blog entry here... Watch view here... ... (more)

Cloud DR on AWS – Pocket Guide Now Available by Download

Guide Now Available – Cloud DR on AWS: Best Practices We just finished our first pocket guide on Cloud DR, entitled Cloud DR on AWS: Best Practices.  If you are tracking Cloud DR and the various drivers, key terms, etc. you might want to check it out.  You can get it here without having to […] ... (more)

My Debut SciFi Novel: The Sword of Agrippa

I’ve been working on The Sword of Agrippa novel and hope to have it completed by the end of the year. The first section (a Prologue and two chapters) is now on the Kindle Marketplace. $3.99. * Buy it and write a review, and be among the first 25 to submit that review – and […] ... (more)

Prepare Thyself for Just in Time IT

In a matter of decades we watched the data network eliminate “middlemen” and arcane practices that had been around for centuries, only to see these practices re-emerge at the core of the network.  Understanding this irony is pivotal to understanding what is about to take place within the network and its effect on the evolution of IT.   World history is filled with examples of the triumph of mobility and economy, and the similar triumph of automation over manual labor.  The IT industry is no different.  The fortunes of network equipment vendors will ride on how well they address... (more)

Recession of 2008 Makes Cloud Computing the Biggest New IT Topic

Greg Ness's Blog Cloud computing has replaced virtualization as the new hot topic of 2008. Yet underneath the headlines a very basic shift is taking place in the network that promises even more conversations in the very near future. Let’s call this shift the rise of Infrastructure 2.0 or the result of escalating pressures on an already tired network infrastructure. Over the last three decades we’ve watched a meteoric rise in processing power and intelligence in network endpoints and systems drive an incredible series of network innovations; and those innovations have led to the cr... (more)